The Met: Live in HD will present Wagner’s “Tannhauser” in its first return to the Metropolitan Opera stage in more than a decade, on Saturday at noon at Guild Hall. The opera, which premiered in 1845 in Dresden, centers on the struggle between sacred and profane love, and redemption through love.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will throw a Halloween costume ball featuring the HooDoo Loungers and some special friends on Saturday at 8 p.m. Voodoo will be in the air, according to the theater, and the dance floor will be jumping to the music of the nine-piece New Orleans party band.
According to John Gruen, there are not many photographs of his wife, Jane Wilson, and Jane Freilicher together. As the unofficial documentarian of the East End faction of the New York School, he would know. But he has also testified in his autobiography to their friendship and artistic kinship, often painting together in the early years of their...
Jim Gemake likes to find things. For the past 50 years, whether in New York City, traveling abroad, or on the East End, he has picked up stuff from the streets, brought it home, and, if it met certain conditions, incorporated it into his art.
In a review of a recent BBC adaption of “An Inspector Calls,” The Guardian observed that if, in the play’s final speech, you replace the name of its deceased character Eva with the name of the 3-year old Syrian boy whose body washed up recently on a beach in Greece, the play’s universal themes become even more relevant to the world as we know it...
Ashawagh Hall in Springs will feature the work of the employees of VJS Studio with a reception from 6 to 10 this Saturday. Mark Borghi Fine Art’s Manhattan will host a group exhibition to benefit Broadway Barks. Broadway Barks provides a safe haven and seeks homes for abandoned animals.
Janet Jennings, who has shown consistently in galleries and libraries on the South Fork, is also a teacher, and her current show at the Chase Edwards Gallery in Bridgehampton demonstrates that aspect of her practice.