Arts

The graceful, whitish curves of the small ceramic bowls and cups found a gentle illumination while sitting upon a sun-drenched shelf that ran across the windowpanes of the Clay Art Studios of the Hamptons on a recent Thursday afternoon.
For its second production of the season, the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue has put “Dead Accounts” by Theresa Rebeck on the table — along with an outrageous assortment of foodstuffs. A tale filled with moral dilemmas that will have audiences debating long after they leave, the evening buzzes along quickly and smoothly, sort of like that “very...
Last week’s announcement of the Academy Award nominations for 2015 films included a number with connections to the South Fork.
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present the regional premiere of “Fieldworks,” a program of seven short documentaries that explore the nature of socially engaged art, tomorrow at 6 p.m.
Solo exhibitions by Ashley Carter and David B. Smith will be at the Halsey Mckay Gallery in East Hampton through March 9. Christian Little examines a voyeur culture preoccupied with sex and drama at the Sara Nightingale Gallery in Water Mill. A reception will happen Jan. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m.
“The All Star Comedy Show” will return to Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater tomorrow at 8 p.m. with the guest comedians Kyle Grooms (“Chappelle Show,” “Last Comic Standing”), Oscar Collazos (Comedy Central, XL Sirius Radio), and Brendan Sagalow, a New York City comedy club regular. As he has for the past three years, Joseph Vecsey will host.
Don’t you just love permanent-collection shows? Even institutions as large as the Metropolitan Museum of Art never get to show all of their holdings at one time. Sometimes there are good reasons objects are not on display, but many times it just has to do with whether they fit a chosen theme or time period.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor has announced that Steven Todrys has been elected chairman of its board of trustees.
“Sordid Lives,” a black comedy by the Texas-born writer, director, and producer Del Shores, will open this evening at 7:30 at the Southampton Cultural Center and run through Jan. 31. The play premiered in Los Angeles in 1996 and won 14 Drama-Logue Awards.