Arts

Gavin Wiesen, below, directed his first feature film, “The Art of Getting By,” with Freddie Highmore and Emma Roberts, its stars. Mark Schafer/20th Century Fox Film Corp. Mark Schafer/20th Century Fox Film Corp.

musical comedy “Enter Laughing”
Josh Grisetti, center, is the unlikely aspiring actor and star of the musical comedy “Enter Laughing” at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor this month. Jerry Lamonica

Lilah Gosman, a soprano, and Mark Singer, a baritone, will be two of the performers featured in “Giovanni the Fearless,” a musical reading in Montauk.


Cynthia Knott works in her studio
Although she often starts her canvases at the beaches she depicts, Cynthia Knott works in her studio to finish them. Durell Godfrey

Melinda Hackett’s “riverstone (summer/water),” from 2010, a large-format oil on canvas, will be part of an exhibit opening on Saturday at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton.

“Catherine,” from Alexis Martino’s photographic series “Wait,” will be shown with the paintings of Eric Dever at the Sara Nightingale Gallery in Water Mill.
“Catherine,” from Alexis Martino’s photographic series “Wait,” will be shown with the paintings of Eric Dever at the Sara Nightingale Gallery in Water Mill.

Gerson Leiber’s recent drawings are installed mural-style on the walls of the Leiber Museum in Springs this summer. Gary Mamay

Jean Hoffmann, Ernestine Lassaw, and Abby Abrams, left to right, were honored at a benefit preview for this year’s Artists of the Springs Invitational Exhibition last Thursday evening.

Patti Smith
Patti Smith headlined the Escape to New York festival Friday night in Southampton. Joe Nichols