arts

Dozens of skilled craftsmen are well on their way to converting a falling-down wreck into a showplace.
East Hampton’s Eric Firestone Gallery is in a reflective mood with its current exhibition, “MirrorMirror,” offering not only show-stopping surfaces of (literal) reflection but also addressing art that mirrors itself in its design, sometimes presenting a complete double of its composition and sometimes a slightly askew version.
As much as purists love a meaty, topical play, everyone can appreciate a good farce now and then, particularly in the summer. Purpled Pheasant Productions, a new professional theater group based at the Southampton Cultural Center, has chosen to introduce itself through the latter.
After months of silence and speculation, Guild Hall announced last Thursday that Andrea Grover has been named executive director to replace Ruth Appelhof, who is retiring.
The Upright Citizens Brigade comedy-training schools have produced so many hot names in the industry that you never know if the performers you’re seeing on its stages in New York and Los Angeles will be the next Aziz Ansari, Kate McKinnon, Jack McBrayer, or Rob Corddry.
Yes, the only person who cares about grandmother’s collection of needlepoint-slogan pillows may be grandmother, but it is still fun to spot some old bit of her bedroom furniture or her favorite egg-beater at Hamptons prices at a summer antiques show.
The sculptor Michael Combs, whose work is inspired by the lives of his ancestors, North Fork baymen, fishermen and decoy-carvers, will sign copies of his new book in the lobby of the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill on Sunday at 11 a.m. “Time Out of Mind,” an exhibition of oil paintings by Michael Oruch, will open with a reception Saturday from 6...
Just as an artist working in assemblage would craft a three-dimensional project with objects that take up space and achieve a specific goal, so did Karyn Mannix build her working art studio from scratch.
“The Hamptons Get Mortified” will return to the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow evening at 6. “Mortified” is a stage show featuring participants who bring in their most embarrassing childhood artifacts to display before a public audience.