Hangin' in the Hamptons
Celebrities, socialites and stuff for the everyman from the South Fork
The East Hampton screening Saturday of “The Last Play at Shea," a Summer Doc production of the Hamptons International Film Festival, was not only an Ode to the Mets’ late home set to the emotionally charged music of Long Island boy Billy Joel but it was also an opportunity to get many of the Hamptons’ brightest stars together in one intimate room.
Joel, who played the...Read more »
Beth Ostrosky Stern will celebrate her cover of the Labor Day issue of Social Life magazine Saturday night in Water Mill. The invite-only event starts at 7 p.m.
Billy Joel will discuss "The Last Play at Shea" with Alec Baldwin Saturday night after a screening of the movie at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The sold-out event is being held in association with the Hamptons International...Read more »
It's horse season in the Hamptons. A bigger-than-ever polo season ended Saturday. The ten-day Hampton Classic began the next day. On Monday, out trotted Secretariat great grandson Royal Prince to welcome guests to a private screening of Disney's "Secretariat," starring Diane Lane and John Malkovich, at Goose Creek in East Hampton. Polo stars Nacho Figuera (with wife Delfina Blacquier)...Read more »
It was a superstar summit of sorts Saturday, when Jon Bon Jovi brought son Jesse to Niche Media Haley and Jason Binn’s soiree honoring Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade. Wade has a lot to celebrate these days: he, LeBron James and Chris Bosh all signed six-year contracts with the Miami Heat, fulfilling a pact they seemingy made during the 2008 Olympics to play together.
Feting Wade’s...Read more »
Gourmusart Summer Gala
Saturday is the 2010 Gourmusart Awards/Benefit Summer Gala at Dockers Waterside Restaurant in East Quogue. Brunch will be served, as well as drinks, and The Kerry Kearney Band will perform. Tickets are $125. Gourmusart is a charitable organization honoring gourmet restaurant owners, musicians and artists, and gives grants to teachers who keep culture alive in the classroom....Read more »
Fred Melamed, who plays the unlikely love rival, Sy Abelman, in the Coen Brother’s 2009 dark comedy, “A Serious Man,” comes to The Jewish Center of the Hamptons Aug. 30 (8 p.m. at 44 Woods Lane, East Hampton, 631-324-9858) for a screening of the film. Afterwards, Melamed will field questions with Jewish Center Rabbi Zimmerman.
There should be plenty. The film is a modern-day...Read more »
Celebrity DJ Samantha Ronson lent her estimable club cred to the “Brazilian Sunflowers” event Saturday night, spinning to benefit the Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless at founder Henry Buhl’s Southampton estate, But, first, hot Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto showed off the Bossa Nova moves that have made her an international star.
Ronson and Bebel...Read more »
The Annual Best Buddies Hamptons Gala, presented by Audi, was held Saturday night at the Water Mill home of Anne Hearst and Jay McInerney. The charity – founded by Anthony Shriver in 1989 -- provides volunteer mentors and employment development to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brett Banford, who strives to represent what is possible for others with Down Syndrome,...Read more »
Chip Taylor at 230 Elm
Thursday, musician Chip Taylor (Oscar- winning John Voight’s brother) will be performing live at 230 Elm in Southampton. Tickets cost $20 at the door. The night benefits the Junior Golf Scholarship fund. Taylor’s most recent album “Yonkers NY” was released back in 2009. (8 p.m., 230 Elm, 230 Elm St., Southampton)
‘Be Our Guest’ Gala
This Friday, The Advisory...Read more »
Candace Bushnell, who wrote the original “Sex in the City” column that spawned an industry, was one of the honorary co-chairs at the Sixth Annual Authors Night at the East Hampton Library Saturday night.
One of the books she was signing, "The Carrie Diaries, revisits the iconic alter ego she created. "The Carrie Diaries 2” is still in the works.
"In the...Read more »