Arts

Allan Wexler will discuss his work, which fuses sculpture, photography, painting, drawing, and architecture, and sign copies of his new book, “Absurd Thinking: Between Art and Design,” at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow at 6 p.m.
The World Music Collective will feature musicians playing a 21-stringed West African harp and a balafon, an African xylophone in Southampton on Saturday.
The 80th birthday of Tom Paxton, the folk icon and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, who lived for many years in East Hampton, was celebrated on Sunday with a concert at the Schimmel Center at Pace University in New York City.
New York’s Print Week, which included the fall sales of editioned works on paper and multiples at the major auction houses early last week and at the International Fine Print Dealers Association’s annual fair over the weekend, featured new records and high visibility for artists associated with the East End.
Hugh Patrick Brown, a retired photojournalist, has been to Northern Ireland, China, and Cambodia, but at his East Hampton residence he recalled his first assignment for People magazine.
Neil Simon once said, “The simplest aspect of farce is you need a lot of doors. And you need people to go running in and out of them, just missing each other.” Check, and check.
At the centenary of Syd Solomon’s birth, it is time to celebrate the artist for his unique contributions to painting.
“Bach, Before and Beyond,” a concert series directed by Walter Klauss, will launch its new season on Sunday afternoon at 3 at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor. Mary Hubbell, a soprano, will perform “Bach to Broadway,” a program of music by Bach, Fauré, and Mozart, as well as show tunes by Gershwin, Lerner and Lowe, and Rodgers and Hammerstein.
The East End Special Players are celebrating their 30th year with a performance of their first completely original play. “Trouble in Jamaica: A Stinking Dirty Musical,” a farce set in a downbeat apartment building somewhere in Jamaica, Queens, will be presented on Saturday at Guild Hall.
“Clever Little Lies,” Joe DiPietro’s comedy, will open the Hampton Theatre Company’s 2017-18 season today in Quogue.
A concert by Niccolo Ronchi will conclude the fall Salon Series at the Parrish Art Museum tomorrow with a program loosely inspired by Halloween.
Five at Ashawagh; Haim Mizrahi at the art gallery at the Center for Jewish Life; "Hidden Desires" at White Room; Cheng & Weil at Ille Arts, and two new shows at Halsey Mckay
Auditions for both high school students and adults for a production of “Romeo and Juliet” will be held at Guild Hall on Friday, Nov. 3, from 6 to 9 p.m., and Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rehearsals will take place evenings and weekends in January, February, and March, and performances are scheduled for March 14 through March 25. Josh Gladstone...