Things to Do the Weekend of 9/1

Thursday, August 31, 2017

What’s happening this weekend in New York and the Hamptons.

Bluegass & BBQ with The Edith & Bennett Band

September 1, 6 p.m.

Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Watermill

Listen to old-time fiddle and banjo music, Swedish dance tunes, ballads and more by these work song scholars. For more information visit here.

Author Talk: Brooke Kroeger

September 1, 6 p.m.

East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton

Brooke Kroger will discuss her latest book The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote. For tickets and more information visit here.

Portraits with Billy Squier

September 1, 8 p.m.

Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton Village

Legendary guitarist Billy Squier will be performing striped down mega-hits with GE Smith. For more information visit here.

Bridgehampton Fine Art and Craft Shows

September 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, 2429 Montauk Highway

Artists from the East End will be displaying paintings, photography, furniture, jewelry, wood and more. For more information visit here.

Joy Behar Friends with Benefits

September 3, 8-10 p.m. 

Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton 

Emmy award winning talk show host of The View will be hosting a comedy fundraiser to stand against domestic violence. For more information visit here.

Sticky Fingers 

Through September 6

Arsenal Contemporary New York, 214 Bowery, Nolita

The eight artist show portrays figures that serves as fertile ground for a unique probing of modern life and its relationship to various states of being. For more information visit here.

Dream Up Festival

Through September 17

Theater for New City, 155 First Avenue

The eighth Dream Up Festival brings 23 plays from all over the world that feature everything from musicals and clowns to more deeper topics. Tickets are $12-$20. For more information visit here.

Mystical Symbolism: The Salon de la Rose + Croix in Paris

Through October 4

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Avenue

Experience “art that promises an escape from the world at hand” before it closes next month. For more information visit here.

Art and Architecture of Medieval Europe

Through October 6

Cloisters, West 193rd Street at Washington Avenue

More than 125 highlights of The Cloisters include earliest pieces from A.D. 800 to the Renaissance. For more information visit here.

The Red Letter Plays

Through October 8

Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street

Pulitzer winner Suzan-Lori Parks offers two takes on The Scarlet Letter and In the Blood. Tickets are $30. For more information visit here.


Local Boy Makes Images

An exhibition of work by Christophe von Hohenberg

On The Avenue

Caroline’s Comedy Cure

A sit-down with the queen of standup


Headlines, Real and Imagined

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