One might be hard-pressed to argue that Shakespeare wrote a more appropriate script to match high season on the overheated South Fork.
Clodagh Bowyer appears as Hippolyta and as the fairy queen Titania in Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer’s Night Dream.” David E. Rattray

I wondered how such excitement could at the same time be so delicate
Stefan Jackiw, violin, Cynthia Phelps, viola, Michael Nicholas, cello, and John Snow, oboe, performed Mozart’s Oboe Quartet at the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival last Thursday. Sunny Khalsa

Guild Hall events

By Matthew Sprung
Local culture news

A number of galleries reported significant sales

There is a certain edginess to the figures, an expected summer lightheartedness that feels feigned and darker.
“Stephanie and Lily Margaret” will be on view at Guild Hall in the exhibition “Eric Fischl: Beach Life,” opening to the public on Saturday.

Local art news
The heat and humidity on Saturday did not dampen enthusiasm for Guild Hall’s 66th annual Clothesline Art Sale, which was held both inside in air-conditioned comfort and outside on the museum’s lawn. Durell Godfrey Photo

Cocktail parties to introduce recently published writers

Hamptons Independent Theater Festival Bridgehampton
Gerard Doyle and Clodagh Bowyer appear in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer's Night Dream" outdoors in Bridgehampton through Aug. 19. David E. Rattray