The intersection of aural and visual is familiar territory for Ms. Cohen
Nell Shaw Cohen, left, is the composer of “Watercolors,” a 15-minute piece inspired by Charles Burchfield paintings. It will be performed on Saturday at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. At right is Burchfield’s “Glory of Spring,” one of four works that inspired the composition and part of the museum’s permanent collection.

“Murder Ballad” is based on the song form in which the events surrounding a crime of passion are typically described
Juliana Nash of Amagansett contributed music by her ’90s alt-rock band and wrote new music for the show “Murder Ballad.” Sarah Dangin

The musician, artist, and bon vivant simply loved people
“Modernist Times” from 1988 is from a series of appropriations the artist made, sometimes blending works such as an image of Charlie Chaplin into the middle of a Fernand Leger composition.

"Our energy was so good . . . the zone we were in musically was unbelievable.”
Inda Eaton celebrated the return from her national tour with Jeffrey Smith, her band’s percussionist. Carrie Ann Salvi

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Designer John Berg was on hand at Guild Hall Saturday night at the opening exihibit of his record ­album covers. Morgan McGivern

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An event that you’ve come to look forward to
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The Right to Believe
Jack Seabury, center, plays a character loosely based on H.L. Mencken in the Center Stage production of “Inherit the Wind,” onstage through this weekend in Southampton. Tom Kochie