East End Event Highlights: Michael Halsband, Fisherman’s Wife and More

Michael Halsband with his photo of Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat
Michael Halsband with his photo of Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Photo: Kimberly Goff

Have a look at just some of the fun events happening in the Hamptons and on the North Fork this weekend, November 17–21, 2017.

Holiday Main Street Lantern Tours
When: November 17, 6–7:30 p.m.
Where: Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street, East Hampton
What: Enjoy a walk down the Village’s historic Main Street during this festive season carrying an old-fashioned candle lantern. The tour starts at Clinton Academy and progresses down the sidewalk to discover the history of the many homes that are on the National Register of Historic Buildings. Several stops will include interiors decked out for Christmas.
Contact: 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.com

Chew on This!
When: November 18, 5–11 p.m.
Where: The Art Bus Project Headquarters, 2300 Maple Lane, Greenport
What: Hosted by local nonprofit The Art Bus Project, Chew on This! is a unique fundraiser that takes Pop Art to a whole new level by exhibiting artist Dan Cruz’s chewing gum portraits. In addition to specialty cocktails, creative activities and fun features like an photo booth and silent auction with fabulous items, guests can collaborate with Cruz by selecting and chewing a piece of gum for a new portrait he’ll be creating in real time during the event. The finished piece will be raffled off at the end of the night.
Contact: 646-280-5381, theartbusproject.com

Stephanie Villani, The Fisherman’s Wife
When: November 18, 5 p.m.
Where: Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor
What: Author Stephanie Villani presents The Fisherman’s Wife: Sustainable Recipes and Salty Stories, her new cookbook. Refreshments include a sample from the book.
Contact: 631-725-4926, canios.wordpress.com

Halsband Portraits Gallery Tour with Michael Halsband
When: November 19, noon.
Where: Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton
What: Join photographer Michael Halsband on an intimate gallery tour through his portrait retrospective, a collection of photographs featuring a wide range of subjects from surfing to the Rolling Stones.
Contact: 631-283-0967, southamptonartscenter.org

Practice Your English Conversation
When: November 21, 6 p.m.
Where: Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton
What: Please join TESOL Instructor Lisa Carew for an hour-long visit with others who wish to improve their English in a friendly, relaxed setting. All levels are welcome. Registration not required.
Contact: 631-283-0774, myrml.org

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