Local art news

Last summer I was obsessing over the purple-leaved redbud Cercis canadensis Forest Pansy
Forest Pansy in mid-May Abby Jane Brody

At the Rogers Mansion on Meeting House Lane

At the Montauk Library

At the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor

At Harper’s Books in East Hampton

At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill.

Alec Baldwin announced the birth of his son, Rafael Thomas Baldwin, early Wednesday morning, which caused him to miss Tuesday night's performance at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

At LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton
An untitled "planter" by Hope Sandrow from a previous event, offers a hint of how openly the concept can be interpreted. Durell Godfrey

“Selfies” looks at self-portraiture by East End artists
Christa Maiwald's "Self Portrait with Vermeer's Lacemaker" from 2013 was hand-embroidered with cotton thread.