At Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater
An evening of layered social and artistic meaning and humor
Aloysius Gigl, Isabel Keating, Andrew Weems, Michael Benz, Emily Trask, Julia Motyka, Carson Elrod, from left, in “Travesties,” a Tom Stoppard play about artists and revolutionaries performed for the tanned and the shellacked.
By Eric Salzman
One of the high points of the Choral Society of the Hamptons concert on Saturday was the voice of Olivia Knutsen, an eighth-grade soprano, center, set against men singing “Why Do Nations Rage?”
Local art news
Working hand in hand with the State Department to provide art to America’s diplomatic buildings around the world
Ed Ruscha gave the government his “Column With Speed Lines,” left, from 2003, in conjunction with the print’s publisher, Gemini G.E.L. James Rosenquist’s “The Stars and Stripes at the Speed of Light,” a lithograph from 2000, was a gift from the artist.
Robert Storr organized a show of FAPE artwork at Guild Hall and will moderate a panel of artists who have participated in the program. Durell Godfrey
The play’s farcical nature and abundant wordplay steers “Travesties” through the waters of Marxism, Dadaism, and Modernism
Andrew Weems and Carson Elrod
There is some deep, dark stuff going down, both on the surface and below, but there is more gritty strength here than self-pity or melancholy
Judith Hudson’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” series incorporates many cross-species couplings, such as in this “I will roar you as ‘twere any nightingale” watercolor on paper.
Judith Hudson’s “I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,” a watercolor drawing from this year, was made into a limited edition of polyester floor pieces.
The Complete Unknowns recently appeared at events marking Mr. Dylan’s 73rd birthday
The Complete Unknowns, featuring Michael Weiskopf on guitar, harmonica, and vocals, will perform the music of Bob Dylan on Wednesday at Guild Hall.
At the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor
Concertgoers have been encouraged to bring coolers, picnic suppers, blankets, and lawn chairs for seating