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Playing a psychiatrist in David Mamet's new play, “The Penitent,” Chris Bauer must wrestle with religion, the press, and the legal system as well as "the athletic technical demands" of the play.
The Grenning Gallery’s artists on view in “Expanding Tradition: The Journey of the African-American Artist“ paint portraits, landscapes, and still lifes, but through a personal lens that reproduces a world similar to but more diverse than the traditional artistic mainstream.
“Madoo Talks: House and Garden,” three lectures that will examine a variety of relationships between domestic life and gardens, will take place in the Sagaponack conservancy’s winter house studio on Sundays at noon during February and March.
The exhibition “A Sense of Place,” which opens tomorrow at the Southampton Arts Center, has a very clear objective, according to the artist Bastienne Schmidt, who organized it: “I wanted to see how artists interpret the idea of place. Is it something spatial, something political, something social, something emotional? It can really manifest itself...
“Barney’s Wall,” a film in the making for several years, celebrates Barney Rosset’s creativity and his fierce devotion to First Amendment rights. Although the film is still a few steps short of completion, a rough cut was shown last month in Manhattan at the Century Association.
Opera, film, and music are on the menu at Guild Hall this week, starting on Saturday at 1 p.m. with The Met: Live in HD, which will be simulcasting a new production of Dvorak’s “Rusalka” with Kristine Opolais in the title role. The director, Mary Zimmerman, brings her theatrical imagination to the fairy tale of love and longing, rejection and...
Helen Charash, a part-time East Hampton resident, is featured in a new documentary "Eva Hesse," about the life and art of her sister. It will be screened at the Southampton Arts Center tomorrow.
“Black and White,” a group exhibition of work by 14 artists, will open at the Tripoli Gallery in Southampton with a reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. and continue through April 16. The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton will present “Waterlines,” an exhibition of approximately 40 works by Michele Dragonetti from her “Boat Hulls” photography...
“Viewpoints @ 29th Street,” the Watermill Center’s series of talks at Robert Wilson’s loft in Manhattan, will open its 2017 series with a conversation between Katharina Otto-Bernstein, a filmmaker, producer, and screenwriter, and Annette Insdorf, a writer and film professor at Columbia University.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present a new All Star Comedy Show on Saturday at 8 p.m. Once again the evening will be hosted by Joseph Vecsey of the Optimum Cable TV “Unmovers” spots and host of “The Call Back,” a podcast devoted to the art and business of comedy. Richie Redding, Dave Sirus, and Marie Faustin will be the guest comics.
Jenno Topping’s commitment to mentor and support women in film has led to one of her most noteworthy and lauded achievements to date: helping to bring “Hidden Figures” to the screen.
“Visionaries,” the new Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum exhibition, which opened on Saturday, celebrates the avant-garde instincts and connoisseurship of the people who shaped the museum’s collection. Although it contains precious few American artists, that hasn’t stopped its curators from celebrating one American painting in particular, Jackson...
The Southampton Artists Association Winter Art Show will take place from today through Feb. 26 at the Southampton Cultural Center. A reception is set for Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The Winter Salon Series at Malia Mills, a pop-up gallery in the clothing purveyor’s Main Street, East Hampton, space, will open a new group exhibition with a reception...