Arts

      Cynthia Hopkins, a performance artist, will present a work-in-progress showing of her newest piece Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the Watermill Center, where she is currently in residence. Titled “A Living Documentary...
      Darynn Zimmer, a soprano and former Sag Harbor resident who sang with the Choral Society of the Hamptons, will perform in two English-language operatic miniatures this weekend at the Poet’s Den and Gallery in...
      Our Fabulous Variety Show, a troupe of performers dedicated to polishing their craft while raising money for nonprofit organizations, will perform at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday in a benefit for WPPB 88.3 at Guild...
    The Choral Society of the Hamptons will present “In Terra Pax” on Dec. 8. The program is named for Gerald Finzi’s piece of the same title, which mixes the verse of Robert Bridges, a British poet who died in 1930...
    Billy Rayner hasn’t been to China. Or Japan. But he’s been practically everywhere else during the past 50 years and kept diaries filled with watercolors, photographs, observations, historical information, and...

“The Boy Detective” Roger Rosenblatt Ecco, $19.99
    At sea, it would be called a squall — gusty winds and torrential rain in a sudden onslaught on West 23rd Street that disappeared as quickly as it came — and Michael Light arrived recently at the Danziger Gallery in...
Ruffins at John Jermain     Reynold Ruffins, an award-winning painter, illustrator, and designer, will exhibit a selection his illustrations at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor from Wednesday through Jan. 18. Mr....
    The walls are spare, painted black even, and the room would look like a tomb if the afternoon sun weren’t beaming in just so. It is what makes the show by Peter Sabbeth and Ross Watts at Sara Nightingale poetic and touching...