Arts

   On a searingly bright but breezy mid-spring day, Melville (Mickey) Straus stood on his patio wearing a purple sweater over a plaid shirt and cords with a conspiratorial twinkle in his eye. “My wife will be angry that I suggested...
   Arthur Pinajian’s life and legacy combine to form one of those stories that should be made into a book or movie, and it was. Yet, it wasn’t about him specifically. Kurt Vonnegut’s novel “Bluebeard: The...
   The sounds of summer begin tomorrow at 6 p.m. with the return of D.J. Blind Prophet to the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. The public is invited to enjoy food and beverages, along with music, on the terrace. The event is free with...
   Three couples, an indiscretion, a cover-up, accusations, and crumbling alibis on overlapping sets lead to confusion and comedy in the Hampton Theatre Company’s revival of Alan Ayckbourn’s “How the Other Half Loves,...
   Christine Sciulli, the first artist in residence at the South Fork Natural History Museum on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton, will collaborate with Jaanika Peerna, an artist and performer, and David Rothenberg, a...
    Ille Arts in Amagansett is sponsoring a fund-raising concert by Philip Glass and Jon Gibson on June 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the lecture hall at the Ross School. Proceeds will support the gal­lery’s community programs and emerg...
    The Hamptons International Film Festival will begin its fifth SummerDocs series on June 15 with “Twenty Feet from Stardom,” directed by Morgan Neville.     The documentary looks at the backup singers...
Pots at Horowitz     Glenn Horowitz Bookseller in East Hampton will present “Jonas Wood and Shio Kusaka: Still Life With Pots” beginning Saturday with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m.

    Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor will launch its 2013 Mainstage season with “Lend Me a Tenor,” a comedy by Ken Ludwig originally produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber on London’s West End in 1986, then on Broadway in...