Arts

Now in its 12th year, the Tripoli Gallery “Thanksgiving Collective” has become a holiday season institution on the South Fork.
Amid a flurry of holiday film releases and the inevitable handicapping of the races for Oscars and Golden Globes, “American Masters,” the award-winning PBS biography series, will launch its 31st season on Tuesday at 8 p.m. on PBS with the nationwide premiere of “By Sidney Lumet.”
The Drawing Room in East Hampton is open through March by appointment only. The gallery’s directors, Emily Goldstein and Victoria Munroe, have installed paintings, sculpture, photographs, prints, and drawings that can be explored in depth during the winter season by clients, architects, designers, and other interested viewers.
Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center will hold open auditions for “Promises, Promises,” the 1968 Tony Award-winning musical, on Jan. 8 and Jan. 9 at 6 p.m. Michael Disher will direct the production, which will run from March 9 through March 26, and Amanda Borsack Jones will be the musical director.
“Dreaming in Vinyl,” Caroline Doctorow’s latest release, is a fitting metaphor for the approach she has taken to a life in music. With songs by the likes of Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Donovan, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and Randy Newman, as well as two of her own, the collection recalls the pop-music and folk revival’s peak years in the 1960s.
Jules Feiffer has been more productive in his 80s than many people are in a lifetime. Since 2014, he has published two graphic novels, “Cousin Joseph” and “Kill My Mother,” and next summer the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will open its Mainstage season with the world premiere of “The Man in the Ceiling,” a musical comedy based on his 1995...
The stated aim of the Parrish Art Museum’s recurrent “Artists Choose Artists” exhibitions is to spark a visual dialogue between discrete triads of artists who work and live on the East End. Yet there is often a more comprehensive conversation that spreads between the walls and throughout the galleries, giving us a series of snapshots of current...
“Twenty Sixteen,” an exhibition of new photographs and handmade books by William Eric Brown, is on view at Harper’s Apartment, the Manhattan outpost of Harper’s Books of East Hampton, through Jan. 19.
The artistic career of Phyllis Hammond, a Springs sculptor, began almost 80 years ago when, as an 8-year-old, she took a one-hour train trip all by herself from Melrose, Mass., to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to sketch the Greek and Roman sculptures there. Not too much has fazed her since then.
In this time of Instagram’s palm-sized square images, it is hard to imagine walking through the cavern of Grand Central Station and looking up to see a 60-foot-wide panoramic transparency of India’s Taj Mahal, astronauts in space, a field of Oregon wheat, Machu Picchu in Peru, a seaplane on Lake Placid, or skiers landing by plane near the...

After hearing a performance of a motet by J.S. Bach, Mozart was heard to exclaim: “Now, here is something one can learn from!” Both composers were represented in a program presented recently at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church by the Choral Society of the Hamptons and the South Fork Chamber Ensemble. Anyone caring about choral music, and...
Christian Scheider will read Truman Capote’s holiday short story “A Christmas Memory” on Sunday afternoon at 1:30 at the Amagansett Library. The largely autobiographical tale, first published in Mademoiselle magazine in 1956, takes place in the 1930s and tells the story of a 7-year-old boy and an elderly woman who is his distant cousin and best...
An encore screening of Kaija Saariaho’s “L’Amour de Loin,” part of the Met: Live in HD series, will be shown at Guild Hall on Saturday at 1 p.m. The opera, first produced in 2000, is having its Met premiere in Robert Lepage’s new production, which features glimmering ribbons of LED lights that extend across the stage and orchestra pit.