Nicolas Carone’s 1950s abstractions are on view at the Washburn Gallery in New York City through March 31.

Performing in street clothes with minimal props and staging, the Green Theatre Collective must rely on the expressiveness of actors to tell a story: from left, Hal Fickett, on top, David Shaw, and Brendan Boland.

Helen Schulman Denise Bosco

You can warm up this weekend with some sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll at the “Love and Passion” show at Ashawagh Hall, with works such as “True Lust” by Craig Banks.

Scott Chaskey stood in an unheated greenhouse at Quail Hill, with rows of lettuce, baby spinach, and oriental greens for the winter share. Heather Dubin

Kate Mueth in character at Pussy’s Pond Morgan McGivern