Arts

After hearing a performance of a motet by J.S. Bach, Mozart was heard to exclaim: “Now, here is something one can learn from!” Both composers were represented in a program presented recently at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church by the Choral Society of the Hamptons and the South Fork Chamber Ensemble. Anyone caring about choral music, and...
Christian Scheider will read Truman Capote’s holiday short story “A Christmas Memory” on Sunday afternoon at 1:30 at the Amagansett Library. The largely autobiographical tale, first published in Mademoiselle magazine in 1956, takes place in the 1930s and tells the story of a 7-year-old boy and an elderly woman who is his distant cousin and best...
An encore screening of Kaija Saariaho’s “L’Amour de Loin,” part of the Met: Live in HD series, will be shown at Guild Hall on Saturday at 1 p.m. The opera, first produced in 2000, is having its Met premiere in Robert Lepage’s new production, which features glimmering ribbons of LED lights that extend across the stage and orchestra pit.
Tumbleweed Tuesday might be a thing of the past, but empty storefronts still proliferate in East Hampton Village during the off-season. This winter, however, the windows of at least one high-end Main Street clothing purveyor, Malia Mills, will not be papered over. The company has decided to make its empty space available to artists for a series of...
The Southampton Arts Center will present “100 Years of New Orleans Music: From Louis Armstrong to Trombone Shorty” on Saturday evening at 7. Members of the HooDoo Loungers, including the musician, historian, and filmmaker Joe Lauro and the drummer Claes Brondal, will begin the musical retrospective with the Gut Bucket Blues and Jazz of Bunk...
Janet Lehr Inc. in East Hampton will open its holiday group exhibition with a reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. “Materiality and Process,” the fifth annual reinstallation of the The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill's permanent collection, is on view now through November 2017.
Two years in the making, the East End Special Players will bring a new production to Sag Harbor on Saturday called “Trouble in Jamaica.”
Last summer, Yuka Silvera found herself seated next to Tony Walton in a theater in Dexter, Mich., watching “My Fair Lady.” It was opening night. “Every time Eliza came out,” she said, “he would poke me.”
Looking at the happy, bright-colored paintings of Guy Yanai, an Israeli artist who has taken over the first floor of Harper’s Books in East Hampton through mid-December, a viewer might be tempted to decide they were a cross-pollinated canvas offspring of the visions of Jennifer Bartlett, Richard Die­benkorn, and David Hockney.
The Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue has added a new, one-weekend production to its 2016-2017 season. “Joy to the World,” a program of holiday stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, Isaac Bashevis Singer, O. Henry, and other noted writers, will be read by members of the company tomorrow at 7 p.m., Saturday at 8, and Sunday afternoon at 2:30.
Ashawagh Hall in Springs will present “Short Days,” an exhibition of work by Anahi DeCanio, John Todaro, Annie Sessler, and Sarah Jaffe Turnbull, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 10 to 5.
The Southampton Arts Center will present “An Evening of Cabaret With Valerie diLorenzo” on Saturday at 7 p.m. The actress and singer is a fixture at cabaret venues in New York City and on Long Island and has upcoming engagements in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and Sacramento, Calif., among others.
Some two decades after Lynn Blumenfeld was told by record executives she could sing, she's finally listening and singing, too.