Local art news
Matt Vega stood in front of his word painting “Resolution and Independence” at the opening of his show at Ille Arts in Amagansett. Morgan McGivern
Melissa Him and Daniel Schoemheimer were featured in a show at the Crazy Monkey Gallery in Amagansett that opened on Saturday. Morgan McGivern

Unlike their 1995 release, “Friend and Partner,” “Second Time Around” features the duo augmented by the local musicians Randolph A. Hudson III (baritone guitars), Mike Mazzaraco (bass), and James Benard (drums)
They typically play acoustic guitars as the duo Black and Sparrow, but Klyph Black, right, and John Sparrow were also partners in the electrified band Rumor Has It. Black and Sparrow will hold a release party for their new album, “Second Time Around,” on Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett. Robert Comes

A moody and sometimes sinister show featuring water and the sea
Ingrid Silva’s “Ascension,” a multilayered photograph mounted under plexiglass, is part of “On an Eastern Shore” at Outeast Gallery in Montauk.
The work of Peter Ngo, left, has a strong element of fantasy, whether he is taking straightforward photographs or going deeper into the realm of the chimerical with his paintings on view at Outeast Gallery, right. Jennifer Landes Photos

At the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor

At The Watermill Center

At Guild Hall

At the Bridgehampton Museum

At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill

At the Montauk Library

The first public meeting of the East Hampton Arts Council
Town Councilwoman Sylvia Overby addressed a packed audience at Ashawagh Hall, while members of the East Hampton Arts Council, standing along the wall, looked on during the group’s first public meeting. Mark Segal