The Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will launch its 2016 Comedy Club on Monday at 8 p.m. with a performance by Richard Lewis, the comedian who has fashioned a stellar career by mining his own neuroses.
Eve Queler, founder and director of the Opera Orchestra of New York, will present an evening of operatic arias and duets by Bellini, Puccini, Verdi, and Donizetti tomorrow from 5 to 7 p.m. at the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton.
The year 1975 brought two films into the world whose shelf life has yet to expire: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and “Grey Gardens.” Classics in themselves, they have also given rise to various spinoffs and rituals.
The Southampton Cultural Center will present an off-site production of “An Iliad,” a play by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare.
“Betting on Zero” isn’t your typical summer blockbuster, even for a documentary. There are no absolute winners and, arguably, no clear heroes. It’s not about kids or animals, and it is set in the until-recently lackluster world of finance.
If there is anything that funny TV shows like “Saturday Night Live” and “The Daily Show” have proven, it is that there is a huge market for comedy. And if there’s anything that Caroline Hirsch has proven, it’s that it is possible to develop a comedy business with longevity.
The Watermill Center will launch its annual Scaler Lecture Series on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. with a talk by Kinan Azmeh, a Syrian clarinetist and composer, titled “Art in Times of Crisis.” Robert Wilson, the center’s artistic director, and Kate Eberstadt, a former artist-in-residence there, have selected the six speakers.
First there were cat videos, which were shown in Southampton earlier this summer. Now, the canine crowd will have their chance to celebrate their favorite pets at the Dog Film Festival on Tuesday at Guild Hall.
Maia Ruth Lee and Peter Sutherland, an artistic couple with varying viewpoints and methods, have individual shows at the Fireplace Project in Springs, both of which seem reflective of the country’s mood on the eve of a divisive presidential election and in the wake of a global wave of violence and uncertainty.