" ‘The Gaffer’ is a book about light: how it finds us, changes us, and shapes who we are and how we see.”
Celeste Gainey will read at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on Tuesday. Mark Segal

Local art news
Gordon Stevenson offers a seasonally appropriate, comic-book-inspired painting, “Steve’s Staying at My House All Week!” from this year, as part of his show beginning today at the Tripoli Gallery in East Hampton. Ryan Moore, Tripoli Gallery

At Ille Arts in Amagansett, Billy Sullivan’s work is being shown with his own selection of pieces by other artists
“Al and Billy,” a richly colored still life of gathered flowers, is part of a group of paintings by Billy Sullivan at Ille Arts in Amagansett.

“Peace Officer,” will be shown at Guild Hall tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Hamptons International Film Festival’s SummerDocs series
William (Dub) Lawrence filled a corner of his airplane hangar with evidentiary photographs as part of his personal investigation into the death of his son-in-law.

A varied list of events

At the Montauk Library

A four-piece, all-female group, devoted to the music of the English hard rock band Led Zeppelin
Lez Zeppelin, founded by Steph Paynes, center, delivers a high-energy set of Led Zeppelin’s music. Pat Benic

At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill

Both beautiful and a bit absurd, like a Magritte painting placing looming objects in nature that do not belong there, a pretty flowing scarf for the sea
“ENCOUNTER,” a hoop house with draped fabric planes intersecting, will be installed at the Art Barge through Monday. Jennifer Landes Photos
Saskia Friedrich’s “LOVE,” a 72-foot-long fabric “canvas,” was installed in the bay in front of the Art Barge on Napeague Saturday night. Jennifer Landes
"LOVE" in its final stateJennifer Landes
"LOVE," in a more human scale, as it looked in Ms. Friedrich's backyard earlier this monthJennifer Landes