Arts

Many notable artists — among them Dan Flavin, Sol LeWitt, and Brice Marden — worked at museums early in their careers, usually as security guards, but few kept one foot in the studio and one in a museum for three decades. George Negroponte managed to do just that.
Written in 1850 and set two centuries earlier, Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter” is in some respects eerily relevant in an election year punctuated by the revelation and condemnation of sexual indiscretions by politicians and other public figures, with press coverage in effect serving the same function as Hester Prynne’s scarlet A.
The film noir aesthetic has appealed to Adam Baranello, a Hampton Bays-based multimedia artist, for as long as he can remember. B“I love black-and-white film, and the over-saturated black of black-and-white,” he said. “Aesthetically, I feel it has a cool artistic quality to it, and kind of takes you out of reality because the film isn’t supposed...
Work by two of the Watermill Center’s resident artists will be presented on Saturday when Andrew Ondrejcak opens his studio between 2 and 3 p.m. and Ebe Oke holds an open rehearsal from 3 to 4.
The Southampton Arts Center will present a solo concert by the singer-songwriter Jennifer Lee Snowden on Saturday at 7 p.m. A New York City resident, Ms. Snowden recently performed solo at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has opened for Norah Jones’s band Puss n Boots, and has performed at venues from Manhattan to France, Italy, Australia, and Fiji...
National Theatre Live will return to Guild Hall with an encore screening of “The Deep Blue Sea,” a masterful drama by the English playwright Terence Rattigan, on Saturday evening at 8.
The final concert of the Southampton Cultural Center’s fall Rising Stars Piano series will feature a performance by Fei-Fei Dong on Saturday at 7 p.m. Ms. Dong was a winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition in 2014 and a top finalist in the 2013 Van Cliburn Competition in Texas.
A comedy show to benefit the Southampton Lions Club and the North Sea Fire Department will take place Saturday at 8 p.m. at 230 Elm Street in Southampton.
The Amagansett Library, in association with the Art Barge, will offer free basic drawing and figure drawing classes on Saturdays in November and December, under the tutelage of Linda Capello. A memorial exhibition of the artwork of Francesco Bologna, the East Hampton artist, gallerist, and frame shop owner who died in August, will take place at...
Susan Rosenberg, the author of “Trisha Brown: Choreography as Visual Art,” the first in-depth study of Ms. Brown’s work, will give an illustrated talk about the choreographer’s career, answer questions, and sign copies of her book tomorrow at 6 p.m. at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill.
The concert series “Bach, Before & Beyond” will begin its second season at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor with a performance by Emilia Donato on Sunday at 3 p.m. A 22-year-old soprano from New York City, she received a degree in voice from Bard College, where she won the Concerto Competition and the Lombardi Prize.
Since opening this spring, Art Space 98, at the upper end of Newtown Lane in East Hampton, has presented an eclectic group of artists. The owners, Rosemarie Schiller and Tho­mas Buhler, began by showing their own work, then followed with Camille Perrottet’s photography, video, and installation work and Michael Oruch’s geometric abstractions.
In 2008, when David Mamet debuted “November,” his play about the madness of American politics, he could have hardly foreseen the season of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. But he sure tried.