The Alexander Gray gallery in Chelsea has a mini-retrospective on view of Joan Semmel, a summer resident of East Hampton since 1971, which takes up two floors and covers five decades.
Over the years, the painterly products of Chuck Close’s photographs have transcended the art world to become part of popular culture, while the source material has been mostly held back from consideration.
So you might like opera, but don’t want the time commitment and are confused by the plot? Then Divaria’s “La Traviata‚” to be presented at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday night, might be for you.
The Salon Series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will conclude tomorrow at 6 p.m. with a concert by Yoonie Han, a South Korean pianist. Winner of numerous awards and prizes, she has performed with orchestras in Berlin, Buffalo, Helsinki, Houston, and Banff, among others.
A spring concert to reintroduce Music for Montauk under the new artistic directorship of Lilah Gosman and Milos Repicky will be held at the Montauk School auditorium on Saturday at 4 p.m.
Guild Hall will present National Theatre Live’s recorded performance of “The Hard Problem” on Saturday at 7 p.m. The play is the latest by Tom Stoppard, the author of acclaimed plays and screenplays such as “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead ”and “Shakespeare in Love.”
After a monthlong shakedown cruise, the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton will launch officially on Saturday with a 6 to 8 p.m. group exhibition featuring work by Eric Ernst, Jim Gingerich, and Sally Breen, with music by Mama Lee.
The first week in May kicks off the season with many group shows and a noteworthy solo show by the living legend Athos Zacharias. Guild Hall shows the best of local art in its famous members show.
Paul McCartney contributed an original piece of fine art to a New York City exhibition and auction that will benefit the Hayground School in Bridgehampton.