November is an exciting month for the Southampton Arts Center (SAC), who will present events ranging from yoga to live music performances and art exhibits – offering something for everyone.
“The programming for November has something for everyone,” said Amy Kirwin, Southampton Arts Center Director of Programs. “We are so excited to continue collaborations with Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Marine Program, The Jam Session, Ananda Wellness and Yoga Center, Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour Southampton, and Southampton’s African American Film Festival, as well as new endeavors with Shane Weeks and the Shinnecock Indian Nation” says Southampton Arts Center Director of Programs, Amy Kirwin.
The month kicked off with a screening of The Diplomat (Saturday, November 5th), The Portrait Series with Megan Euell (Friday, November 4th through Sunday, November 6th), Jennifer Lee Snowden in concert (Saturday, November 5th), and a Shinnecock Dreamcatcher Workshop with Shane Weeks (Sunday, November 6th).
SAC has joined forces with the George Eastman Museum to present its Colorama exhibit (Friday, November 11th to Saturday, December 31th). A public opening reception will take place on Saturday, November 12th from 4 to 6 p.m. Live from Southampton Arts Center: The Music of Mali with Yacouba Sissoko and LUMA will take place on Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. with complimentary themed refreshments by the Southampton Social Club and Union Cantina. The Music of Mali is expected to be an exciting multicultural performance, strong in its representation of traditional African music and jazz, though not confined to those parameters. The artists are known to push boundaries in their performances and will, with no doubt, wow concert-goers in their eclectic show.
Looking ahead, Carolyn Monaco will host Brush Strokes for the Bays: Social Painting Class on Thursday, November 17th. On Friday, November 18th, beginning at 7 p.m., there will be documentary short screenings of Canyon Song, Honor the Treaties, and Skateboarding at Pine Ridge, presented with Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour Southampton in honor of Native American Heritage Month. The 11th Annual African American Film Festival will be held on Saturday, November 19th – from 12 to 10 p.m. and Shinnecock Community Social: Drummers and Dancers will close out the weekend at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 20th.
During the month’s final weekend, there will be a Harvest Dance Party and Social on Friday, November 25th from 8 to 10 p.m., a screening of kid friendly Free Birds on Friday, November 25th at 3 p.m., a Holiday Crafting and Cookie Decorating Workshop on Saturday, November 26th from 12 to 3 p.m., a performance from Cracked Actor – a David Bowie tribute band – on Saturday, November 26th from 7 to 9 p.m. Finally, Mary Angela Buffo of Ananda Wellness and Yoga Center will help you reset after a holiday notorious for overindulging during a post-holiday yoga session entitled Ingest, Digest, and Rest, on Sunday, November 27th at 11 a.m. Recenter and rebalance yourself in this holiday-specific yoga session intended for people of all ages and skill levels.
Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane in Southampton. For more information on this month’s events, visit southamptonartscenter.org.