Krishna L. Parihar, a Brooklyn man accused on Labor Day of posing as a police officer, has been indicted by a grand jury and arraigned in county court, Riverside, on charges of impersonation, criminal possession of a loaded handgun, and illegal possession of a speed-loading clip.
The Harlem MagicMasters will face a team of East Hampton High School teachers and alumni, a.k.a. the East Hampton Dream Team, in a family-friendly game to benefit the freshman class on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the high school gym.
Disbelief and grief in response to the death of David Bowie last year resulted in Cracked Actor, a tribute band of local musicians whose last concert will be performed on Saturday night at the Stephen Talkhouse.
January is a surprising month on the South Fork. While the crowds die down and the only bluster is the wind (and snow), there are often quiet but significant efforts to draw full-time residents and weekenders away from their hearths and out onto the scene again.
“The Money Shot,” a play by Neil LaBute, which Variety’s Scott Foundas called “an acid-tongued showbiz satire” when it premiered Off Broadway in 2014, will have a two-and-a-half week run at the Southampton Cultural Center starting next Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
For those whose taste in films includes the offbeat and independent, the East Hampton Library will present free screenings of six foreign films in its annual Winter International Film Festival, which will open on Sunday at 2 p.m. with “Antonia’s Line,” a Dutch production that won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1996. The festival continues on consecutive Sunday afternoons with the exception of Feb. 5. All films have English subtitles.
The RJD Gallery which was destroyed during the recent fire in Sag Harbor, will reopen in a new facility on Main Street in Bridgehampton. Richard Demato, the proprietor of RJD Gallery hopes to open in mid-March. ArtUNPRIMED, an online art gallery and consultation service specializing in emerging and mid-career artists from the East End, will mount three exhibitions at 7 Main Street in Sag Harbor, beginning Saturday with an opening reception for “Water,” a group show, from 6 to 8 p.m.
From the National Theatre Live series, Guild Hall will present an encore screening of the London revival of Harold Pinter’s 1975 play “No Man’s Land” on Saturday at 7 p.m. The production, which was broadcast live from Wyndham’s Theatre on Dec. 15, stars two of the pillars of English theater, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart.
I thought driving to Islip at 3 a.m. on Friday in a snowstorm was white-knuckle harrowing. Little did I know that several hours later I would have just missed dodging a bullet at the Fort Lauderdale airport.
The new headquarters of Art of Eating Catering and Event Planning will be opening next month on Butter Lane. The move, according to a press release, will accommodate “a substantial growth in business” for the caterers. Indian Wells Tavern in Amagansett is offering diners half-price bottles of wine with certain meals on Thursdays and Sundays.
Carl Johnson, who coaches Bridgehampton High School’s boys basketball team, the Killer Bees, said Monday he was happy with the Bees’ progress so far, save for their 57-40 loss to East Hampton in the Holiday Classic’s consolation game on Dec. 29.
The new home for the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School is cavernous, a super-gym four times larger than the old one, and, wonderful to tell, it is not only filled with equipment — much of it having been donated by the Hampton Gym Corp’s Bruce Cotter last spring, a gift valued at $250,000 — but also is filled with students working out every school day, 30 to 50 on average, from 2:30 on.
We are solidly into winter. My yard is covered with 11 inches of snow thanks to the back-to-back snowstorms of last week. Noyac Bay, 100 feet to the north, is beginning to freeze over, and it will, there being not a wisp of a breeze for several hours now.