This Weekend in the Hamptons…

Long Island Restaurant Week—not to mention William Shakespeare, a classic piano concert, a must-see film festival and art at Guild Hall—means another great weekend in the Hamptons

Shakespeare: In the Company of Players 

Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5, 7 p.m. Jamesport Meeting House, 1590 Main Rd, Jamesport

The Immortal Bard like you’ve never seen him before. A unique mixture of scenes, soliloquies and snippets honoring and illustrating the beautiful language, timeless truth, and spirit of Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies—with a few high-spirited romps through the canon thrown in, and a peek into the creative process of a small troupe of classical actors. Comprised of such segments as What Think You of Falling In Love; Dancing Measures/If Music Be The Food of Love and The Real Shakespearean Housewives. Admission is $18 ($12 with student ID), and includes a wine-and-cheese reception with local wine from Comtesse Thérèse Vineyards.

Sixth Annual East End Black Film Festival  

Saturday, November 5, 12:30 p.m. Parrish Art Museum, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton

The sixth annual East End Black Film Festival offers a daylong run of films at the Parrish Art Museum. The lineup includes Whitewash, ChampagneTrouble in the WaterDNRHairpieceHallelujah, the 1975 classic Cooley High and the closing film, The Night Catches Us.

Guild Hall Exhibitions—Opening Reception 

Saturday, November 5, 6:30-7:30 Members Preview; 7:30-8:30 Free Public Opening. Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton

Join the Opening Reception for three new exhibitions: Rafael Ferrer—Contrabando; Selections from the Permanent Collection—Highlighting the Pop Art Movement; and Drew Shiflett— Constructed Drawings. The exhibitions will be on view thru Monday, January 16.

Ronald Hawkins Piano Performance

Sunday, November 6, 3 p.m. Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton

Pianist Ronald Hawkins tickles the ivories with a complete performance of Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I- Preludes, with a reception to follow. More information at www.myrml.org or (631) 283-0774 ext. 523.

Long Island Restaurant Week

Sunday, November 6th through Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Seven days of incredible dining kicks of on Sunday with a lineup of Long Island restaurants offering a special three-course prix fixe menu for $24.95 all night, each night (except Saturday, when it will only be available until 7 p.m.). East End restaurants include Nick & Toni’s, Scrimshaw, Sushi 1 and more!

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