West Africa’s vibrant and diverse contemporary culture is the subject of Ismael Kouyate’s 45-minute set of African music
Ismael Kouyate and the Radiant Select will perform tomorrow at the Parrish Art Museum in a program highlighting the vibrant artistic traditions of West Africa.

Local Art News

A busy weekend at Guild Hall
At the Hampton International Film Festival’s screening of “Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton” on Friday at Gurney’s Resort in Montauk, Mr. Hamilton discussed the film with Rory Kennedy, its director, and Alec Baldwin. Jackie Pape

At the Southampton Arts Center

At the Southampton Cultural Center

Installation photos of Ranier Gandhi’s art work at the Surf Lodge in Montauk posted on the Kai Matsumiya gallery’s website.

“Architecture: Does Modernism Still Matter?”
Irwin and Joyce Hunt hired Andrew Geller to design their house on Fire Island.

A credo of humanizing the arts
Surrounded by nothing but the elements, the Art Barge offers an idyllic spot for artists to explore and create, with summer-long classes in a variety of mediums. Judy D’Mello
The 500-ton Navy barge, beached on the Napeague shoreline, was transformed into Victor D’Amico’s vision of an artists’ studio. Judy D’Mello

The 50th annual Springs invitational art exhibition
This year’s invitational exhibition in Springs will include Nicolas Tarr’s “Ghost in the Machine,” one of his lensed-box series from the 1990s, when his interest in optics and illusion was at its peak.
Teresa Lawler’s “Rosie” is made from fused glass and paper.

An innovative approach to the enduring wit and captivating plot of Shakespeare’s pastoral comedy
Hannah Cabell, David Samuel, Leenya Rideout, Kyle Scatliffe, and Ellen Burstyn seem to have mixed feelings about the music in “As You Like It.” Lenny Stucker