Arts

By Bridget LeRoy
Craig Braun, Diana Marbury, Morgan Vaughan, and Vay David in the Hampton Theatre Company’s production of “Other Desert Cities.” Tom Kochie
At Guild Hall.

At the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Md.

At Bay Street Theatre

At the Montauk Library

At the South Street Gallery in Greenport

At The Watermill Center

Local art news
Phyllis Braff discussed “The Much Resounding Sea,” a painting in “Tracing Moran’s Romanticism and Symbolism,” which opened at Guild Hall along with a show by Christa Maiwald, “Landscape Selections From the Permanent Collection,” and a selection of solarplate etchings. Durell Godfrey
Astonishingly beautiful and utterly unique books
The artist Barry McCallion with the tools of his trade Mark Segal
Left, a page from “Typhoon,” the source for which was Joseph Conrad’s novel of the same name. Right,this work from the early 1970s is actually a composite. The innermost rectangle is a painting purchased at a flea market that Barry McCallion “extended” onto the outer rectangles.

Two exhibitions this week inaugurate the museum’s fall season
Thomas Moran’s “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came” will be on view in shows opening at Guild Hall this week.
Christa Maiwald’s “Bipolar,” from her series “Plant Therapy,”.