Old-school and newfangled portraits are hung side by side in the Parrish’s current show, which includes work by Tina Barney,Fairfield Porter , William Merritt Chase, Chuck Close and Dawoud Bey.
By Ann Sandford

The Drawing Room Gallery
The Drawing Room Gallery has emerged front and center from its former jewel-box space behind Newtown Lane for temporary digs just up the road at 66 Newtown. Morgan McGivern

Kathy Hammond’s drawing “Solitary”
Kathy Hammond’s drawing “Solitary” from 2010 is part of the Artists Alliance of East Hampton’s fall exhibit at Ashawagh Hall in Springs this weekend.

Jack deLashmet, left, and Geoffrey Nimmer
Jack deLashmet, left, and Geoffrey Nimmer shared a laugh as they surveyed the garden at their house in Springs. Catherine Tandy

Don’t let the shorts fool you: The characters in Randy Parsons’s new CD face chill winds and flying snow, but at least a measure of emotional warmth. Patty Parsons

filmmaker Richard Leacock
Filmmaker Richard Leacock

“For No Good Reason” at Guild Hall
“For No Good Reason” at Guild Hall

By Michael Z. Jody
Francis Levy - “Seven Days in Rio” Hallie Cohen