arts

Bridgehampton’s White Room Gallery will show "Earth, Wind, and Fire," an exhibition featuring work by EJ Camp, June Kaplan, and Susan Zises. The show will open Saturday and a reception is set for May 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. Don't miss “Philip Pavia: Sculpture and Drawings” at the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in Springs, opening...
Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater will present its annual New Works Festival this weekend with free readings of plays and musicals in development by four writers, beginning tomorrow evening at 7 with “The Roommate” by Jen Silverman.
Guild Hall will present The Met: Live in HD’s simulcast of Richard Strauss’s one-act opera “Elektra” on Saturday at 1 p.m. First performed in Dresden in 1909, the opera focuses on Elektra, the character from Greek mythology who seeks revenge for the murder of her father, Agamemnon, at the hands of her mother, Clytemnestra, and her stepfather,...
The Rising Stars Piano Series at the Southampton Cultural Center continues with a concert by Mohamed Shams, an Egyptian-born pianist now studying at the Hartt School of Music in Hartford, on Saturday at 7 p.m.
The Salon Series of concerts by a new generation of classical musicians will return to the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow at 6 p.m. with “Fourtissimo,” a concert by four pianists who will play together on two Yamaha grands.
“Every ‘failure’ is a piece of future luck. Because it brings you closer to being ready.” This bit of wisdom from Uncle Lester, an eccentric and flop-prone composer of musical theater, to his nephew, Jimmy, a budding cartoonist, in Jules Feiffer’s 1993 illustrated novel, “The Man in the Ceiling,” is the heart of the matter.
The Museum of Art in Deland, Fla. will have an exhibition of the work of Syd Solomon opening Friday, April 29. A reception will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Guild Hall’s 78th annual Artist Members Exhibition will open Saturday with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. and continue through June 4.
Classic country music will be coming to the East Hampton Library on Saturday afternoon at 1 when Gayden Wren will perform as Tennessee Walt in a solo concert featuring two dozen songs, arranged for voice and piano, by Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, and other country greats.
Volume, mass, negative space. These are the words that pop into your head at the Parrish Art Museum exhibition “Brian Gaman: Vanishing Point.” Whether sculptural objects or pigment prints, the works on view play with our perception.
Our Fabulous Variety Show, a Southampton performing arts and educational organization, will bring to the stage “TAP: An Evening of Rhythm!” at the Southampton Cultural Center tomorrow and Saturday at 7 p.m. and at Stony Brook Southampton’s Avram Theater on Friday, April 29, also at 7.
The Watermill Center will be the site of an open rehearsal by Accion Residente, an experimental Chilean performance company, on Saturday afternoon from 3 to 5. The group will perform “Replica (Aftershock),” which features encounters between four random people who transform their relationships through violent body language.
The Montauk Library will host “Jazz Times Three,” a free concert by Gil Gutierrez on guitar, Bob Stern on violin, and Peter Martin Weiss on bass on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
Shelter Island Friends of Music will present “Gershwin and the French Muse,” a free concert by Thomas Pandolfi, a prizewinning pianist, on Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. The concert will include music by Gershwin, Debussy, Ravel, Poulenc, and Déodat de Séverac.