Mr. Merat has fully immersed himself in Brel and his music
Alfredo Merat is creating a theatrical event based on the life of Jacques Brel, a Belgian singer, songwriter, and actor.

Capturing big personalities on film
“Andy Warhol & Jean-Michel Basquiat #1,” from 1985, is part of a retrospective exhibition of Michael Halsband’s portraits on view at the Southampton Arts Center. ­Michael Halsband Photos
In 1982, Mr. Halsband captured Louise Nevelson, the groundbreaking 20th-century sculptor, in SoHo when she was in her 80s.
The Lunachicks, photographed in 1995, are one of several bands he has captured throughout his career.
Keith Richards, Los Angeles, 1981
Olivia and Savannah, 2010
This portrait of Andy Warhol was taken in New York City in 1980. Michael Halsband Photos
Mr. Halsband took this image of Klaus Nomi, a German singer who loved spectacle and theatrics, three years before Nomi died of AIDS in 1983.
On tour with the Rolling Stones in 1981, Michael Halsband got this candid shot of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards backstage in Philadelphia.

The concert will feature a medley of carols from the Hispanic world, as well as traditional carols that will provide the audience an opportunity to sing along
The Choral Society of the Hamptons at their 2014 winter concert Durell Godfrey

Art works on the road for years now back in East Hampton
Jane Wilson’s “Water Mill Fog” is from the painter’s transitional period between realism and abstraction.

Pilobolus and the late author and illustrator Maurice Sendak
Mirra Bank’s documentary “Last Dance” examines the collaboration between the modern dance company Pilobolus and Maurice Sendak to interpret and depict the Holocaust.

At the Southampton Cultural Center
"A Christmas Carol," presented as a radio play will be part of the seasonal entertainment offerings on the South Fork. Dane Dupuis

Local Art News

A Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece that became the blueprint for American stage tragedy
As “Hamlet” is to Shakespeare, so is “Death of a Salesman” to Arthur Miller. The play is being performed at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor through Nov. 25. Lenny Stucker

The aura of icons and reminiscent of relics
A sampling of Emily Cheng’s smaller paintings, part of her exhibition “The Immensity of Particles,” on view at Ille Arts in Amagansett. Jennifer Landes
Marianne Weil's sculptures with Ms. Cheng's paintings in the background