The Eastville Community Historical Society has put together a show pairing David Cosgrove’s carvings and drawings taken from historical headstones at South Fork cemeteries with photographs of New York City building decorations by Robert King.
Kelsey Brookes investigates ancient botanical compounds in a show of paintings at the Eric Firestone Gallery while Collage at Dodds and Eder show the “Strength in Layers." Jack Lenor Larsen speaks at the Art Barge in an interview with Janet Goleas.
Last summer I was obsessing over the purple-leaved redbud Cercis canadensis Forest Pansy. It had been planted in the early 1990s behind a large oak, and only glimpses of the foliage could be seen from the lawn and the house. It was perfect and charming.
Mortified Live, a storytelling event in which adults share their childhood writings, art, lyrics, plays, home movies, and other media in front of total strangers, will bring its comic excavation of the strange and extraordinary to the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill Saturday at 6 p.m.
The Southampton Historical Museum will throw a party to celebrate the town’s 375th birthday on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rogers Mansion on Meeting House Lane.
The Montauk Library will present a free jazz concert with Patti Graham and the Rio Clemente Trio on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The program will include such standards of the 1930s, ’40s, and ’50s as “Cry Me a River,” “Just One of Those Things,” “I’ll See You in My Dreams,” “Tenderly,” and many more.
Bay Street Theater will present the East Coast premiere of “Five Presidents,” a play by Rick Cleveland, an Emmy Award-winning writer, from Tuesday through July 19.
Jesse Harris and Star Rover will play songs from their new album “No Wrong No Right” tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Harper’s Books in East Hampton.
LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton will hold its seventh Planters: ON+OFF the Ground event on Saturday from 4:30 to 7 p.m.