At the Southampton Cultural Center’s Levitas Center

At Bay Street Theatre’s Comedy Club

The theme of this year’s program is “Modernism, Minimalism, and Meadows.”

Local art news
Monica Banks incorporates rough ceramic figures in fine porcelain tea service for an installation for Ille Arts in Amagansett opening this weekend.

This restoration of a nationally registered historic building is more challenging than any undertaken in East Hampton before
The temporary wooden buttresses in front of the Moran house, pushing up and back against the tilting structure, will give way soon to steel support beams. Durell Godfrey

A broad range of musical shows
Taj Mahal, a bluesman with more than 50 years of experience, will perform with his trio and a special guest, Bettye LaVette, on Aug. 31 at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Baron Wolmans

Classical concerts abound
The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival will return for its 30th year in July. In a photo from last year, Stefan Jackiw, violin, Cynthia Phelps, viola, Michael Nicholas, cello, and John Snow, oboe, performed Mozart’s Oboe Quartet. Sunny Khalsa

By John Eilertsen
In their new book, Geoffrey K. Fleming and Amy K. Folk use a notorious Cutchogue murder as a jumping-off point to explore broader themes.
On the museum’s terrace.

At the Levitas Center for the Arts at the Southampton Cultural Center