Arts

When considering street art, or graffiti, its transience would not be the first thing that comes to mind. Yet the elements are unkind to the type of paint preferred by those who paint al fresco (en plein air, if you like) on concrete, brick, aluminum, or other exterior surfaces.
It has now been more than 20 years since Jerry Garcia, guitarist and cofounder of the Grateful Dead, died at age 53, effectively ending the band’s 30-year lifespan. In the ensuing years, however, the Dead’s influence has not only persisted, but directly inspired both countless other bands and an entire musical genre.
The second of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival’s spring concerts will take place on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church.
Eric Booker, assistant curator at the National Academy Museum, will discuss Stephen Antonakos’s work at the Drawing Room in East Hampton. An exhibit of the artist's work will open tomorrow and run to May 9. The sixth annual “Art Groove,” a multimedia event including art, music, and video, will take place at Ashawagh Hall in Springs on...
“Dry Stone Art in the Landscape: Fleeting Thoughts and Works of Friction,” a talk by Dan Snow, an artist, craftsman, and writer from Vermont, will take place on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Community House.
The Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present “Newport Folk Festival: A Retrospective Film Screening” tomorrow at 8 p.m.
The Montauk Library will present “Masterworks for Violin and Piano,” a free concert by Katherine Addleman and Stanichka Dimitrova, on Sunday afternoon at 3:30.
Dance Fusion at the Southampton Cultural Center will hold an open dance workshop led by Jody Oberfelder, a director, choreographer, and filmmaker, from 3 to 4:45 p.m. on Saturday. A performance by Ms. Oberfelder’s company of “The Brain Piece,” a choreographed union of movement, film, neuroscience, and sound, will follow at 6.
Managing one career at a time is enough for most people, but not for Setha Low. After receiving her Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1976, she established herself as a leading scholar and researcher in the field of cultural anthropology, focusing on the politics of public spaces, their increasing privatization...