Arts

Land art can be challenging and, judging by Saskia Friedrich’s backyard last week, also all-encompassing. On Saturday, her “ENCOUNTER/LOVE” installation opened at the Art Barge, but the days leading up to it were full of dry runs, or wet ones.
Songs, stories, and special guests are in store on Monday night at 8 at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor when Corky Laing, best known for his time as co-founder and drummer in the rock ’n’ roll group Mountain, and Kinky Friedman, a satirical country music artist, author, and would-be public servant, present “Folked Up Rock.”
Before summer slips away and while our memories are fresh, it’s a good idea to take note of the winners, sinners, and those we’re not sure about in this year’s gardens.
The Hampton Classic is riding into town and so are Lynn Matsuoka's equestrian paintings. See them at Snake Hollow Studio, Bridgehampton, located across the road from the Hampton Classic. See work by 11 local artists in "Convergence II," at Ashawagh Hall in Springs.
The stars will be shining at Guild Hall this week, beginning tonight at 8 with a staged reading of “Sharpies,” a new comedy by Eugene Pack, an Emmy Award-nominated writer.
A benefit concert by Maxfield and Leo Panish for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the congregation’s home, 977 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike.
The Montauk Library will present “Man of Fire: José Clemente Orozco,” a free, illustrated lecture by Jane Weissman, on Wednesday evening at 7.
Music Fridays will return to Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton tomorrow at 6 p.m. with Joe Hampton and the Kingpins.
This year, Guild Hall has decided to let the natural bounty of the South Fork’s private gardens and commercial farms be the star of its Garden as Art tour. The event will feature gardens that have vegetable components as well as a breakfast using local farm ingredients, a panel on edible landscapes, and special discounts at several farm stands in...