Arts

Mr. Ludlam’s Ridiculous Theatrical Company was born and nurtured in a time of revolution and change for gay America
Isaac Klein and Trevor Vaughn star in the “The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful,” directed by Kate Mueth at Mulford Rep this month. Durell Godfrey

The aim is to present great artists as human beings
The History of Art String Band will play at Guild Hall on Saturday night as a celebration of Jackson Pollock and a benefit for families affected by autism.

The Adventure Bandits Art Club, a collaborative that works with other talented young artists just starting out
Margaret Braun and Chloe Gifkins have organized a show at Nova’s Ark in Bridgehampton this weekend.

Guild Hall events

Local art news
April Gornik, whose work is seen above, is one of some 100 artists participating in the East End Hospice’s Box Art Auction.

By Ellen T. White
“American Native V” by Eddie Martinez is one of the works on view in a show at the Halsey Mckay Gallery in East Hampton through Wednesday.
“Big Maybelle” draws a tragic portrait of a life mortally wounded by abandonment, depression, and drugs
Big Maybelle (Lillias White, right) confronts her sometime lover, Sully (Eric Brown), and Loretta (Kiku Collins) in “Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues,” which is at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor through Sept. 2. Jerry Lamonica

For quality works in Sag Harbor, there is no shortage of space
The Dodds and Eder Sculpture Garden Carrie Ann Salvi

They are determined to reinvent the way classical music is presented
The Salomé Chamber Orchestra will feature a variety of musical genres in a variety of venues, beginning with Guild Hall on Aug. 26.

By Bernard Goldhirsch