A meditative opera about sin, redemption, pain, and healing

“Motherhood OUT LOUD,” was conceived by Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein

She has played and sung with Kanye West, Moby, Sinead O’Connor, Enya, A-ha, Cyndi Lauper, Joan Osborne, and Levon Helm

A forward-looking composer who experimented in his later works

Local art news

When artistic talent is just a footnote in someone’s life, strange and extraordinary things can happen
In a family photograph, Gerald and Sara Murphy, left, can be seen at a cafe table with Ernest Hemingway and his wife, Hadley Hemingway, right, and his eventual second wife, Pauline Pfeiffer, center.

Blurring "the lines between observer and subject and fact and fiction."
John Messinger’s photographic tapestries, including “RGB: 00FF00, CMYK: 100/0/100/50, Pantone: 6060, Green,” which are the codes required to produce the color of a green screen, were shown at the Watermill Center in December. Jennifer Landes

Local culture news
Thomas Bohlert and Trudy Craney, standing, from East Hampton, are part of Bach & Forth, a new ensemble, which will have its first performance on Tuesday in Manhattan.

Local art news
Lois Bender will hold a series of watercolor and sketching classes at Bridgehampton Gardens beginning March 2.

The objectification and dehumanizing of African-Americans by whites in post-Civil War America through imagery, toys, and everyday objects was a process that began after emancipation
Georgette Grier-Key was part of the team that designed the Suffolk County Historical Society’s current exhibit, “Hidden and Forbidden.” T.E. McMorrow