It’s rather odd to think of a show of Minimalism in a place like Guild Hall, which has historically dedicated itself to more homegrown art. Minimalism seems anything but, which is why “Aspects of Minimalism” is exciting and almost a bit naughty, as if the museum were cheating on its partner.
The Robert Giard Foundation, which supports artists exploring gender issues and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer experience, will host a benefit on Sept. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Tee and Charles Addams Foundation in Sagaponack.
With the release on Tuesday of “Pedro ’n’ Pip,” a rock ’n’ roll odyssey about a girl and an octopus who partner to clean up the oceans, Taylor Barton, a singer and songwriter who has released multiple albums, offers a 25-year-old creation in an innovative new form that marries text, images, and sound.
“Dear Elizabeth: The Letters of Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell,” a play in letters by Sarah Ruhl, will be performed at Guild Hall by Kathleen Chalfant and Harris Yulin on Saturday at 8 p.m. The friendship between Bishop and Lowell, two of the 20th century’s most notable poets, spanned 30 years and yielded more than 400 letters, from which Ms....
Bastienne Schmidt, a mixed-media artist from Bridgehampton, will talk about and sign copies of her new book, “Typology of Women,” on Saturday at 5 p.m. at BookHampton in East Hampton. “The Second Annual Handmade Furniture Show” will open at Ashawagh Hall in Springs today and continue through Tuesday. A reception will be held Saturday from 6 to 8 p...
Alvaro Restrepo, a renowned Colombian choreographer and dancer now in residence at the Watermill Center, will hold a free open rehearsal on Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Southampton Arts Center on Job’s Lane.
Attention Trekkies! “Beam Me Up: Fifty Years of ‘Star Trek,’ ” Clive Young’s multimedia program that covers the history of the show, will come to the Montauk Library on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
The Madoo Conservancy in Saga­ponack has invited the public to picnic on its winter house lawn while watching “Much Ado About Nothing” on Sunday at 4 p.m.
Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center will open its 2016-17 season with “Darren Ottati: An Evening of Broadway Ballads,” with shows Sunday and Monday at 7 p.m.