The Sweet Science
Almond in Bridgehampton presents its next “Artists & Writers Night” on Wednesday, January 9, at 7 PM. The theme for the evening, curated by Brian Halweil, will be “The Sweet Science: Boxing, Eating and Drinking with A.J. Liebling.” Readings of A.J. Liebling’s works will be done by Iris Smyles, Adam Green, actress and author Tracey McQuade, and fashion photographer Landon Nordeman. Liebling was a prominent American journalist known for his long-term association with The New Yorker.
Cost is $45, and includes a three-course family-style meal, and one glass of Channing Daughters wine or draft beer. For reservations, call 631-537-5665.
Jackson Pollock’s Birthday
The Springs Tavern will host a special celebration to honor Jackson Pollock’s birthday. The celebration will take place on Sunday, January 27, the day before the actual birthday of the former artist and Springs resident. The celebration will begin at 5 PM and the evening will feature art, nature, and a $40 prix fixe menu, with recipes inspired by Pollock.
Menu items include Jackson’s whiskey-soaked chicken, Pearl Fine’s bouillabaisse, and Jackson’s famous spaghetti. A portion of the proceeds collected will be donated to the Pollock-Krasner House. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 631-527-7800.