Arts

“Steel Magnolias,” Robert Harling’s 1987 comedy-drama that became widely known thanks to the star-studded 1989 film, has over the years been met by critics with praise, derision, and everything in between. While one critic said, “The writing is filled with clever, country-fried witticisms and hilarious one-liners,” another wrote, “The script is...
Tomorrow at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, Joseph Vecsey will return as host for an All Star Comedy show at 8 p.m. His guests will be Harris Stanton (Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and “Comics Unleashed”), Max May (winner of the 2016 Winter Laugh’s Comedy Competition), and Mike Cannon (Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show” and MTV). Tickets are...
The United States Consulate in Hong Kong is currently exhibiting two paintings by Eric Dever, who has a house in Bridgehampton. “NSIBTW-40” is an oil on canvas measuring 72 inches square; “NSIBTW-22” is an oil on linen of the same dimensions.
Karyn Mannix Contemporary and the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton have put out a call for submissions to the 12th annual “Love and Passion” exhibition, which will be on view at the White Room from Feb. 10 through Feb. 12, with a reception set for Feb. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. “Deconstructing Borders: The Flux of Dissent,” a solo exhibition of work...
“Milestone Negro Spirituals: When Folk Songs Bring Freedom,” a free program of words and music by the bassist Hilliard Greene, will be presented at the Montauk Library on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Mr. Greene, who is known for composing and performing solo contrabass music, has toured North and South America, Europe, and Asia during his 35-year...
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill is holding a 2017 People’s State of the Union Story Circle tomorrow at 6 p.m. The free event, one of hundreds taking place nationwide, will bring together members of the East End community age 15 and older to share their experiences and thoughts on the condition of the nation.
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will hold auditions for its spring concert at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church on Jan. 30, by appointment only. Those interested have been asked to visit choralsocietyofthehamptons.org or to call 631-204-9402.
The sculptor Paul Pavia grew up surrounded by art. His father, Philip Pavia, was a sculptor, and his mother, Natalie Edgar, is a painter.
The Springs Community Theater will present four performances of the play “Steel Magnolias” at the Springs Presbyterian Church tomorrow and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Friday, Jan. 27, and Jan. 28, also at 7.
The company’s latest play, “4000 Miles,” matches Amy Herzog’s Pulitzer-nominated and Obie-winning text with the versatile acting chops of some of the company’s regulars and with Samantha Herrera’s first HTC appearance.
A shot of rhythm and blues — and rock ’n’ roll, and maybe some folk and jazz to boot — may be the cure for cabin fever as South Fork residents settle into winter. Tomorrow at 8 p.m., the first of three “Legends of Rock” films, assembled by Joe Lauro of Historic Films Archive, will be screened at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.
The Met: Live in HD will present “Roméo et Juliette,” Charles Gounod’s 1867 opera, on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Guild Hall. The new production, directed by Bartlett Sher, his seventh for the Met, stars Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo as the doomed lovers.
The East Hampton Library has launched Story Salon East, a weekly program based on Story Salon in Los Angeles, a live storytelling venue.