A herald of things to come
The work of Charles Manion takes “something ordinary and turns it into a miracle,” according to Julian Schnabel, a friend and employer of the artist. Julian Schnabel
Mason Saltarrelli’s work incorporates various shapes and symbols as well as hints of voodoo, a nod to his New Orleans roots.Jennifer Landes

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A highlight of the festival will be a Sept. 19 concert at the Stephen Talkhouse
Hand-signed artwork by musicians, including this self-portrait by Ringo Starr, will be on display at the 69 Main Street Gallery in Southampton

At the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor

At the Montauk Library

At the Southampton Arts Center

Joseph Vecsey will host the Harborfest "All Star Comedy Show" at Bay Street Theater on Saturday.

In 1972, Florence Fabricant wrote her first food column — for The East Hampton Star
Florence Fabricant signed copies of her book “Wine With Food” at this year’s Authors Night at the East Hampton Library. Her 12th book, “City Harvest: 100 Recipes From New York’s Best Restaurants,” will be published in October. Durell Godfrey

A strong sense of the woman and the circle of artists and other creative types around her
Alex Katz’s “Portrait of Elaine de Kooning,” from 1965
Elaine de Kooning’s self-portrait, right, from 1946 is part of a series she did that year showing herself as a working artist.