Local culture news
Christopher Isherwood, seated, and Don Bachardy are profiled in “Chris and Don: A Love Story,” a documentary to be shown at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton next Thursday.

Local art news
A mixed-media collage by Ellyn Tucker will be part of a Crazy Monkey show opening this weekend in Amagansett.

By Sheldon Harnick
Sheldon Harnick’s poem “Puddles” introduces a section in “The Outdoor Museum” devoted to his wife’s photographs of wet city streets and what is reflected in them. Margery Harnick Photo
“If I had known that there were nefarious goings-on at the Air Force base where I swam each summer, I would have been thrilled”
Many of the scenes in “Montauk Chronicles,” a film about mind control and alien experiments having its premiere at Gurney’s Inn tomorrow, were filmed at the Camp Hero base, where the action supposedly took place in the 1970s.

“It is as though two poets were taking a walk through the city side by side"
When Sheldon Harnick and his wife, Margery Harnick, are not working in the city — often on the streets and even in the subway — they are in East Hampton working at their weekend home. Margery Harnick Photos

It is not just the fantasy that she finds questionable, it is also the writing
Erica Jong Morgan McGivern Photo

All the designers who are participating are animal lovers who are donating their time and expertise
Jeffrey Howard Brodersen examined his design options for the show house on Saturday. Durell Godfrey Photo

The production is directed by Matt McGrath, one of Bay Street’s artistic associates

The two vocalists will perform tunes from Broadway and the American songbook

“The idea is to give the works the same kind of light for viewers that the artists were experiencing when they were making them”