arts

A visit to Arlene Bujese’s East Hampton house and gardens makes something Robert Rauschenberg is quoted having said more than 50 years ago very clear: “Painting relates to both art and life. Neither can be made. (I try to act in that gap between the two.)” For Ms. Bujese, there is no gap.
The fifth annual Sag Harbor American Music Festival will bring an eclectic mix of rootsy American sounds to that village this weekend.
With the ballyhoo of the last of the hot Montauk summer finally past, it is nice to see one remnant left in its wake. The Woodbine Collection on Montauk Highway, across from the I.G.A. grocery store, opened this past season and offers a bright and sunny room to view its eclectic works.
This year’s African American Film Festival, which will feature a stage play, spoken word performances, and live jazz as well as movies, will take place from next Thursday through Oct. 4 at the Southampton Arts Center on Job’s Lane.
Philippe Cheng, a previous contributor to The Star who lives in Bridgehampton, has published a book of his art photography titled “Still: The East End Photographs.” A book signing will take place at Barnes & Noble at Broadway and 83rd Street in Manhattan on Friday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.
Anna Jurinich, a Croatian-born artist will open at Peter Marcelle Project in Southampton with an exhibition of paintings exploring the human condition. The Tokyo photographer Daisuke Yokota will have his first solo exhibition in the United States at Harper’s Books in East Hampton.
Another film from the 2013 documentary festival, “The Only Real Game,” directed by Mirra Bank of East Hampton, is now available for download from iTunes, Amazon.com, and the film’s website. “The Only Real Game” is about the importance of baseball to the people of Manipur, a remote and troubled corner of India beset by civil wars, martial law,...
The LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton will honor Dan Hinkley and Elizabeth Scholtz at its annual Landscape Awards Luncheon on Saturday.
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will hold auditions for its next concert on Monday, by appointment, at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church. Rehearsals are usually held on Mondays from 7:30 to 10 p.m.