Arts

Amber Hawk Swanson during a live web stream from the Watermill Center on Thursday
By Adam Judd
Dominic Inferrera, Nils Neubert, Charlene Marcinko, and Darynn Zimmer were the featured soloists at the Choral Society of the Hamptons’ winter concert on Sunday in Bridgehampton. Durell Godfrey
On Sunday, the Choral Society of the Hamptons offered a fine performance of Bach’s Magnificat in D major, an “extremely demanding” piece for the voice. Durell Godfrey
This year’s program included a gala honoring Barbara Kopple, the award-winning director of films such as “Harlan County USA,” a film by Michael Apted, as well as “The 50 Year Argument,” an examination of The New York Review of Books
Jason Epstein spoke with Andrew Botsford at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor after a screening of “The 50 Year Argument” at the Hamptons Take 2 Film Festival on Friday. Jennifer Landes

At the Southampton Arts Center in Southampton Village

At the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton

The $50,000 grant will support the Summer Music School on Shelter Island

At the John Drew Theater Lab at Guild Hall
John Shuman

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“The Buddha’s Hand Citron‚” a 19th-century drawing from southern China, is part of the winter salon show at the Drawing Room gallery in East Hampton.

Its realism alone sets it apart from the recently termed “zombie abstraction,” as shallow and pretty as a trophy wife, so popular these days
Above left, visitors examined an untitled work by Robert Gober that offers a view through the floor of a hyperreal pond setting. An installation view, top right, of an untitled Gober work featuring an empty wedding dress, wallpaper showing a sleeping white male and a lynched African-American male. In an untitled sculpture from 2005-6, bottom right, Mr. Gober has painted cast lead crystal to simulate a paint can. Thomas Griesel, the Museum of Modern Art, and Bill Orcutt, Matthew Marks Gallery
Robert Gober’s sinks appear in many guises in the exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, for instance buried under real grass and dirt on a scaffold outside the museum’s second floor to recreate their installation at a collector’s property. Andrew Moore

To kick off the season, the choral society will host a three-course brunch at the Bridgehampton Inn and Restaurant on Sunday at 1
Sybille van Kempen and Molly Channing had fun recently planning a brunch at the Bridgehampton Inn to benefit the Choral Society on Sunday before the first performance of its winter concert. Durell Godfrey