10 Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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What’s going on this weekend in New York City and the Hamptons. 

Hampton Library Presents Marshall Watson

August 18, 5 p.m.

The Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton

Internationally renowned interior designer and author of The Art of Elegance Marshall Watson will be speaking at the Hampton Library. Tickets are $25 and include beverages and hors d’oeurves. For more information visit here.

Battery Dance Festival 

Through August 19

Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park, 20 Battery Place and The Schimmel Center at Pace University

Watch free dance performances along the New York Harbor during the 36th Annual Battery Dance Festival. For schedule and more information visit here.

The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s

Through August 20

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 East 91st Street

Last call! Don’t miss the final weekend of this unique exhibit. The exhibition explores how the aesthetic of the 1920s developed and impacted art, fashion, architecture and film. For more information visit here.

23rd Annual Show on the Green

Through August 20

Montauk Village Green, 745 Montauk Hwy, Montauk

Montauk Artists’ Association hosts its 23rd Annual Show on the Green. Wander through original handmade art from artisans in painting, sculpture, jewelry, glass, ceramics, photography, mixed-media, graphics, woodworking and more. For more information visit here.

Ellen’s Run

August 20, 9 a.m.

Parrish Memorial Hall, Southampton Hospital, 265 Herrick Road at Lewis Street, Southampton

Participate in the 22nd annual 5k race for the Ellen Hermanson Foundation to raise awareness about breast cancer. Proceeds from Ellen’s Run help to fund state of the art technology such as digital mammography equipment. For more information visit here.

Stiring the Pot: Michael Symon

August 20, 11 a.m.

Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton

Converse with culinary celebrities including Michael Symon. This event is hosted and interviewed by Florence Fabricant, food and wine writer for the New York Times. For more information visit here.

Scarface and Scarface

Through September 5

Film Forum, 209 West Houston Street

Compare Brian De Palma’s 1983 version to Howard Hawks’ 1932 original in the second annual Summer Double Features festival. Tickets are $14. For more information visit here.

Art Exhibition: About Face

Through September 17, 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton

About Face brings together East End artists and Academy artists to examine the ways human beings are presented in art today. No better time than the “selfie era,” the exhibition features sculptures, paintings and photographs of unique human faces. For more information visit here.

The Suitcase Under the Bed

Through September 30

The Beckett Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street

See where all of Teresa Deevy’s writing was stored for years before she was recognized as “one of Ireland’s best and most neglecticed dramatists.” This revival of lost work is includes four short plays with seven actors playing 22 roles. For tickets and more information visit here.

Brooklyn Historical Society: Dumbo


55 Walter Street, Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Historical Society just opened their newest location in Dumbo. The satellite museum’s opening exhibit is Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront. For more information visit here.


All’s Fair

Our art diarist, Anthony Haden-Guest, finds something fair at the recent fairs


Celebrating Women at the NYSE

Celebrating National Women's History Month and International Women's Day


15 CPW Apartment with Russian past brings $10 million profit

A lawyer who sues lawyers dropped his price but still made a small fortune

by Michael GrossPhotographed by Billy Farrall