Local art news
Barbara Hadden painted different versions of the Sag Harbor Veterans Memorial Bridge to be shown at the Romany Kramoris Gallery beginning today.

At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill

There is a primitive quality to this work that can overshadow the skill with which it is painted
John Alexander stood in front of his painting “Lost Souls” during the installation of his solo show at Guild Hall in June. Barbara Jo Howard

A whole lot of laughs
David Greenspan and Tom Aulino play four roles apiece in Charles Ludlam’s gender-bending farce “The Mystery of Irma Vep” at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. Jerry Lamonica

Coward wrote the show in the 1930s as a touring vehicle for himself and his longtime friend and working partner Gertrude Lawrence
“Tonight at 8:30” is directed by Tony Walton, left, seen with Simon Jones, one of the stars. Barbara Jo Howard

Stephanie Whiston is a painter as well as an underwater photographer
Stephanie Whiston has a show of her underwater photography at the Montauk Library this month. Janis Hewitt

Both ArtHamptons and artMRKT Hamptons will open their doors tonight with previews and cocktail parties for their own exhibitors, sponsors, media partners, honorees, events, and beneficiaries

Local art news
At a talk by Harriette Joffe, fourth from left, at Lawrence Fine Art in East Hampton, Ms. Joffe was joined by Dan Alves, Dan Weldon, Ernestine Lassaw, George Meredith, and Beth Meredith.

The Southampton Cultural Center will continue its 2013 Concerts in the Park Series

At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill