Arts

The animated crowd and the colorful and, indeed, engaging art did issue sparks and made for an energetic presentation that has caught notice and attention on social media
Jeff Muhs’s spiritually charged portrait bust of Ol’ Dirty Bastard Jennifer Landes
Julia Greffenius’s sunny “Cecelia” combines acrylic and duct tape. Jennifer Landes

At the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton

At the Montauk Library

At Christ Episcopal Church on East Union Street in Sag Harbor
Pete and Toshi Seeger

At The Watermill Center

at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater

Local art news
“Portrait of Phil Haffner” by Lori Weiss is on view in Tonic Artspace’s “Phenomena” exhibition at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Bridgehampton.

“The Wherewithal,” a novel in verse
Philip Schultz in his study in East Hampton Mark Segal

An artist who has gained lyricism and grace in his later years
Keith Sonnier’s “Lobbed Shape,” above, from 2013 and made in Bridgehampton, uses acrylic and wire as well as neon to provide its expressive energy. Below, “Ba-O-Ba V,” a 1970 work, contains the early genetic material that would spawn the works the artist created last year. Caterina Verde; Keith Sonnier/Artists Rights Society

At the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor