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Sotheby's will open an exhibition of Gerson and Judith Leiber's collection of Chinese ceramics in advance of an auction on March 20.
The Stowaways deliver improvisational comedy that is three parts extreme sporting event and two parts theater, a tribute to the mental and verbal agility of the group.
Like a lion, the Hamptons International Film Festival is coming in strong this month with rock documentaries, a master class on “Romeo and Juliet” in film, and animated family fare.
Christopher LaGuardia will deiliver Madoo's last winter lecture, “Our Waterways," on Sunday at noon in the conservancy's 1740 barn.
“Bach, Before and Beyond,” a music series directed by Walter Klauss, will present a concert at the Old Whalers Church on Sunday.
The Southampton Arts Center's Hip-La-Jaz Night will offer a mix of hip-hop, jazz, and Latin music on Saturday.
The pianist Misuzu Tanaka will perform a free concert of classical works by Bach, Beethoven, Janacek, and Rachmaninoff at the Montauk Library on Sunday.
The Ludmilla Brazil Quartet will play bossa nova’s fusion of samba and jazz at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow at 6 p.m.
Ten years before winning the best director Oscar for “The French Connection,” William Friedkin, made "The People vs. Paul Crump."
Next up in The Met: Live in HD series is Rossini’s “Semiramide,” an opera based on Voltaire’s 1748 tragedy about the murderous Assyrian queen on Saturday.
The Southampton Cultural Center's production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” will open Friday and continue through March 25.
Robert Wilson's “Power and Beauty in China’s Last Dynasty” at the Minneapolis Institute of Art; Photographers East at Ashawagh Hall
Several films shown in October at the Hamptons International Film Festival, most of which are up for Oscars on Sunday, depicted women having their say in nuanced or quite vocal ways.