Arts

While many are aware that the actor and comedian Steve Martin also has a vigorous writing career, few are aware of how many of these genres he has excelled in. There are the screenplays, which include the hit films “The Jerk” and “L.A. Story”; the novels, including the bestseller “Shopgirl”; the essays for The New Yorker, and the plays, including...
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will perform the world premiere of “The Reluctant Moses,” an opera by Victoria Bond, on June 25 at 7 p.m. at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor. Commissioned by the society, the work is scored for solo bass vocalist, solo string bass, chorus, and orchestra, and will share the evening’s program with Beethoven’s...
La Compagnia Amarilli, a vocal duet consisting of Kinga Cserjesi, soprano, and Deborah Carmichael, mezzo-soprano, will perform at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 5 p.m.
The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival is accepting submissions for this year’s event, which will take place at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor in December. The regular deadline for submissions is June 30; the late deadline is July 10. Submission applications and more information can be found at ht2ff.com.
“You and Me the Movie,” a documentary by Taylor Montemarano, a Montauk native, and Lorenzo DeCampos, will be shown at the Surf Lodge in Montauk tomorrow at 7 p.m.
A staged reading of Joe Pintauro’s play “Men’s Lives” will take place tomorrow at 6 p.m. at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill in conjunction with its current exhibition, “Radical Seafaring.”
Art is on the menu at c/o the Maidstone inn in East Hampton Village this month. Two Swedish artists, Jacob Fellander, a photographer, and Anders Wendin a/k/a Moneybrother, a musician, will be in residence there through Monday, exploring the dynamic relationship between photography and music. The results of their work will hang on the walls and...
Studio 11 in Red Horse Plaza in East Hampton will show “From Memory,” an exhibition of paintings by Louise Crandell. A reception will be held on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. and remain on view through July 10. “Natural Forces,” a solo exhibition of works on paper and canvas by Steven Kinder, will be on view at the Sara Nightingale Gallery in Water...
For a few short weeks, the galleries at Guild Hall will bring East Africa to East Hampton through the local and international photography and collage work of Peter Beard.
Garden Dialogues, a program of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, which opens private residential gardens to the public, will feature a newly constructed Colonial Revival home and an acre of formal gardens in Southampton Village on Saturday afternoon from 1 to 3.
The Hamptons International Film Festival will bring back its popular SummerDocs series for the eighth time this summer, beginning on July 9 with “Author: The JT Leroy Story,” which examines the unraveling of a decade-long literary hoax and the perpetrator behind it.
For those interested in producing a show at LTV, East Hampton’s public access television station, a production orientation will be held at the studio in Wainscott on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Southampton Theatre Conference at Stony Brook Southampton’s graduate arts campus is offering an opportunity to take part in a two-day master class in acting with Alec Baldwin and Bethany Caputo on July 11 and 12.