8 Things To Do In the Hamptons This Month

By Jing Yang | February 1, 2019 | Culture

Who says the East End is slow during the winter? This month is full of museum, music and theater events.

The Hoodoo Loungers 10th Anniversary Concert Celebration

Credit_Michael_Heller.jpg

This special concert is set to include music from Head & Heart & Hips, the New Orleans-inspired band’s recent award-winning album. Saxophonist Morris Goldberg will join as a special guest. February 2, Tickets $30, Bay Street Theatre, baystreet.org

Chisholm’72: Unbought and Unbossed Film Screening and Q&A

shirley-chisholmV2.jpg

This film is the first to honor Brooklyn Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm’s 1972 presidential run. After the screening, film editor Samuel D. Pollard will engage in a Q&A with the Sag Harbor Cinema’s Susan Lacy. February 3, Tickets $15, Sag Harbor Cinema, Sag Harbor, sagharborcinema.org

Wintering Birds & How They Survive

Executive Director of the South Fork Natural History Museum Frank Quevedo will give an educational talk about the winter habits of birds such as sparrows, waterfowl and owls, followed by a bird walk at Agawam Park. February 6, Free, Rogers Memorial Library, Southampton, myrml.org

Vivian’s Music, 1969

Kailah_S_King_and_Russell_Jordan_Photo_credit_Michael_Dekker.jpg

In 1969, a 14-year-old black girl named Vivian was shot by a white police officer. Inspired by real events, this play starring Kailah King and Russell Jordan tells the story of a girl who became a catalyst for one of the country’s worst race riots. February 7, Tickets $15, Guild Hall, East Hampton, guildhall.org

Valentine’s Day Workshop

Surprise loved ones with baubles made with help from master jeweler Eric Messin. Limited to only four participants, this one-day, three-hour lesson is an ode to romantics. February 9, Tickets $150, Elias Pelletrau Sliversmith, Southampton, southamptonhistory.org

Takeover! Artists in Residence

Artist_Montage.jpg

Nine East End artists including Scott Bluedorn, Daniel Cabrera and Darlene Charneco take over the Southampton Arts Center’s galleries and set them up as pop-up studios. Also on display will be Handoff: Weaving in Space, a project using ropes, threads and textiles to create a contemporary, 3D installation. February 9 through March 24, Free, Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, southamptonartscenter.org

Circus Performance with the National Circus Project

This interactive show at the Parrish features worldwide circus arts such as juggling, unicycling, balancing and object manipulations. The show will include plenty of audience participation that is not to be missed. February 15, Free with museum admission, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, parrishart.org

Toasted Thursdays

jackie_kashian_headshot_3.jpg

Comic Jackie Kashian warms up the winter nights on Eastern Long Island with stand-up in Westhampton Beach. As the woman behind the bestselling album on iTunes and Amazon, Kashian is sure to have you in stitches. February 21, Tickets $25, Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, Westhampton Beach, whbpac.org



Photography by: Photography courtesy of Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor Cinema, Guild Hall, Southampton Arts Center, and Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center