Arts

Looking for a cure for the winter blues? Need a break from gray afternoons, bitter temperatures, cataclysmic nor’easters? From now until March 19, you can try Guild Hall’s production of “A Steady Rain,” a play about two police officers who morally collapse after inadvertently allowing a teenage boy to fall into the hands of a human cannibal.
In a delightful trend, the South Fork’s wintertime shop vacancies have given way to vibrant art spaces run by dealers previously found only on the web. That this may continue into the spring and encourage more of the same next year is a hopeful sign as we stare down another summer of impossibly high rents, dinner checks, and farmstand tomato...
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will celebrate spring with “Across the Centuries,” a concert of music spanning 300 years, on March 26 at 5 p.m. at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church.
The next production of the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue is “An Act of the Imagination,” a mystery by Bernard Slade, which will open next Thursday and run through April 9. The suspenseful play’s protagonist is Arthur Putnam, the writer of 27 mystery novels, who has created his first romance.
“Tide + AL,” an exhibition featuring the nautical-inspired artwork of Scott Bluedorn and Cindy Pease Roe, will open Saturday with a reception from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the art gallery of the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company on Carpenter Street in Greenport. The Artists Alliance of East Hampton will hold its first members show of 2017 from Saturday...
The Shelter Island Presbyterian Church will be alive with the sound of music this weekend. Katie McNally, a fiddler, and Neil Pearlman, a pianist, will perform a concert steeped in the musical traditions of Scotland and Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia tomorrow evening from 7:30 to 9:30.
Canio’s Cultural Cafe’s Irish history film series will present “Jimmy’s Hall,” a film directed by Ken Loach about Jimmy Gralton, a leader of the Irish Revolutionary Workers Group who decides to reopen a dance hall after his return to Ireland in the 1930s after a 10-year absence.
“The Art of Elegance,” the second program in the Madoo Conservancy’s “Madoo Talks: House and Garden” lecture series, will take place Sunday at noon in the conservancy’s winter house studio.
If all goes well for Lucia Davis, a refurbished school bus will depart from Greenport this summer, but not with schoolchildren aboard. Instead it will be a traveling showcase of art and artists that will hold collaborative events at each stop along the Eastern Seaboard.
The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival’s spring series is back for a third season. It appears that this springtime addition to the festival’s longstanding summer series has earned itself a permanent place on the East End’s classical music scene, increasing from two concerts originally to three last year, and this year adding a premiere...
The Southampton Arts Center, in partnership with Telluride Mountainfilm, will show “Sonita,” a documentary by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, an Iranian filmmaker, tomorrow evening at 7. An 18-year-old Afghan refugee living in a shelter in Iran, Sonita is in many ways a typical teenage girl, but, in the tradition of forced marriage endemic to Afghan...
The Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will be a busy venue this week, with four days of films, music, and dancing, starting today at 6 p.m. with a screening of “The Winter Guest,” a drama directed by Alan Rickman about a widow determined to leave Scotland who gets an unexpected visit from her aging mother. Starring Phyllida Law and Emma Thompson,...
New sites, new layouts, new leadership, and even a new presidential administration made their marks this year in the fairs that were part of New York City’s “Art Week,” which concluded on Monday.