Arts

Some artists discover their medium and stick with it. Throughout most of her career, Carol Ross has shifted artistic gears with apparent ease between wood reliefs, metal sculpture, drawing, and painting. “I’m an artist who changes a lot,” she said during a recent conversation in Guild Hall’s sculpture garden, where her large aluminum pieces can be...
On a perfect, warm summer late afternoon, in a pastoral outdoor setting overlooking Fort Pond, Music for Montauk’s program “Inspired by Shakespeare” delighted concertgoers. The program on Aug. 17 was the second of five events in a summer series that took place over seven days, and it was the first concert to be held at the newly renovated Fort...
When Jill Musnicki says “I’m very much into nature,” it’s no wonder. A fourth-generation East Ender whose ancestors were Bridgehampton and Sagaponack farmers, the local terrain was her birthright. For the past five years, that legacy has informed her artwork.
What makes a painting a painting? Sure, some kind of painting medium on a support, wood or canvas, fresco or encaustic, all have a claim. Beginning in the 1960s, artists began playing with the boundaries of what constitutes a painting by reshaping canvases, cutting up painted wood and masonite to create compositions, and making negative space (...
The Southampton Cultural Center will present “Broadway Beats,” an evening of Broadway-inspired singing and dancing by Our Fabulous Variety Show, on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in Agawam Park. Picnics, blankets, and lawn chairs will be welcomed.
A limited number of tickets remain for Bobby Collins’s performance at Bay Street Theater’s Comedy Club in Sag Harbor on Monday at 8 p.m.
A free concert by the Janice Friedman Jazz Trio will take place at the Montauk Library on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
The Conservative Synagogue of the Hamptons will celebrate Shabbat tomorrow at 6 p.m. with a concert of klezmer music and a catered Shabbat dinner. The event will take place in the social hall of the Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Church in Bridgehampton.
Kinnaman and Ramaekers in Bridgehampton will introduce Grace Coddington’s newly issued perfume, “Grace,” with a reception on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m.
Jazz at Lincoln Center will return to the Southampton Arts Center for a free outdoor concert on Saturday at 4 p.m. The program takes traveling professional jazz ensembles to communities to lead interactive performances for students and families.
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will conclude its Jazz en Plein Air season with an outdoor performance by the Philippe Lemm Trio tomorrow evening at 6. Consisting of Mr. Lemm on drums, Jeff Koch on bass, and Angelo Di Loreto on piano, the group will draw from its repertory of traditional jazz, music influenced by progressive rock and...
See the mysterious paintings of Jennifer Cross at the Peter Marcelle Project in Southampton. Haunting interiors and landscapes, inhabited not by people but by dreamlike objects and images suggest narratives and pique the imagination. A reception is set for Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. An exhibition of painting and sculpture by Jeff Muhs will open...
It's been 50 years since "Sunshine Superman" was number one on the Billboard charts. Donovan Leitch, the singer-songwriter and 1960s pop sensation, is being celebrated in Los Angeles on Sept. 2. He will open his tour here first, however, at Guild Hall on Aug. 30.