In the early 1990s, when she was in working toward her M.F.A. at Rutgers, Christina Schlesinger was feeling lost. “I asked myself, ‘When did I feel great?’ and I decided it was when I was a tomboy. I had all this energy and spunk.” She embarked on a series of works she calls “Tomboys.”
Although the box office for the Hamptons International Film Festival doesn’t open until Sept. 26, its organizers are attracting early interest with intermittent announcements of its significant films.
Even without the inevitable changes to come at the historic Duryea complex in Montauk, which was sold last year, and the eventual loss of its modest structures dating back to the 19th century, the current show at Outeast Gallery, which is part of the property, has an air of finality.
Antonio Asis and Costantino Nivola will be at The Drawing Room in East Hampton. Don't miss this chance to see works by two artists with a lifelong commitment to the study of light and form.
Uniphi Good, an East Hampton and Manhattan management, marketing, and media company that emphasizes selfless action and universally beneficial outcomes, will present its second annual East End Music and Arts Festival from next Thursday through Sept. 19.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will hold open auditions for its production of John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men” on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 6 p.m. The production, which will be directed by Joe Minutillo, will run from Nov. 9 through Nov. 29.
The Montauk Library will present a free performance of “The Past Is Still Ahead,” a play by Sophia Romma based on the life of Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva, a Russian poet who died in 1941 while exiled in Siberia, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Stacy Sullivan, a vocalist with six CDs on her resumé, will perform “It’s a Good Day: A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee,” her live show about the music and life of the late singer, at the Southampton Cultural Center on Saturday evening at 7.
Selections of short documentaries from Telluride Mountainfilm, one of the United States’ longest-running film festivals, will be presented Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7:30 at the Southampton Arts Center.