Arts

The Watermill Center is presenting the Scaler Summer Lecture Series, which features notable speakers from the arts, humanities, and science, through Aug. 14. The next program, “Music and Memory,” will take place Tuesday at 7:30 p.m....
Philippe Petit, the French high-wire artist who captured the world’s imagination in 1973 with his walk between the two 110-story towers of the World Trade Center, will repeat his elevated stroll at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton at 6 p.m....
Two at Drawing Room Concurrent shows of works on paper by Sue Heatley and sculpture by Adrian Nivola will be on view at the Drawing Room in East Hampton from tomorrow through Aug. 31. Ms. Heatley, who lives in East Hampton, was influenced by...
“Man on the Run” Tom Doyle Ballantine, $27 Rare is the artist whose cultural significance is such that a biography is devoted to a single decade in his or her life. But Paul McCartney, a popular-music phenomenon for a half-century...
“Clever Little Lies,” the new play by Joe DiPietro, is described as a “new comedy” on the cover of the playbill, which is accurate to an extent. But this play has a dramatic spine that takes the audience on an unexpected...
Take some of the world’s finest musicians, both veterans and rising talents, pair them with the rock-solid classics and some cutting-edge contemporary works, and wrap it all in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance and charm. That seems to be the...
“My Life Is a Musical,” a musical comedy by Adam Overett, will have its world premiere with a five-week run at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor from Tuesday through Aug. 31. The play’s protagonist is Parker, a shy accountant...
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present “A Divine Evening With Charles Busch,” who will be accompanied by Tom Judson, on Saturday at 8 p.m. Mr. Busch, an actor, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, director, and drag legend, is the...
The Raggle Taggle Gypsy-Os will perform Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library as part of its summer music series. Band members, professional musicians from Brooklyn, perform a full range of Irish music, from traditional to contemporary, as...