Each gallery approaches this in its own way, offering “gems” in the case of Grenning Gallery, or “invitationals” like Romany Kramoris, or a “salon” like Drawing Room
An installation of works in the Ille Arts Holiday Show in Amagansett.
An older wire sculpture by Monica Banks stands out in one section of the show.
Paper bowls, deconstructed baby shoes, and a print are all part of the variety of subjects and mediums on view.

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At Guild Hall

The 2015 festival will take place Oct. 8-12, 2015, through Dec. 31

At the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor

Amber Hawk Swanson during a live web stream from the Watermill Center on Thursday
For the past 35 years, the couple has been as integral to the East Hampton art community as anybody, if not more so
Bill King and Connie Fox recounted their early days, their time together, and their contributions to LTV at their house recently. The portraits behind the piano were painted by John Hardy. Morgan McGivern

By Adam Judd
Dominic Inferrera, Nils Neubert, Charlene Marcinko, and Darynn Zimmer were the featured soloists at the Choral Society of the Hamptons’ winter concert on Sunday in Bridgehampton. Durell Godfrey
On Sunday, the Choral Society of the Hamptons offered a fine performance of Bach’s Magnificat in D major, an “extremely demanding” piece for the voice. Durell Godfrey
This year’s program included a gala honoring Barbara Kopple, the award-winning director of films such as “Harlan County USA,” a film by Michael Apted, as well as “The 50 Year Argument,” an examination of The New York Review of Books
Jason Epstein spoke with Andrew Botsford at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor after a screening of “The 50 Year Argument” at the Hamptons Take 2 Film Festival on Friday. Jennifer Landes

At the Southampton Arts Center in Southampton Village