David Slater's idiosyncratic, image-packed canvases are drenched in dreams, memories, tokens of a peripatetic existence, and a strong spiritual connection to Indian culture
Outside of his studio, David Slater casts a striking figure in the greater world of Sag Harbor. Below, Mr. Slater’s “Legend of the Sea Maiden” is a collage of provocative, mysterious images and words drawn from the artist’s dreams, memories, and the occasional hallucination. Morgan McGivern amd Gary Mamay Photos
In “The Ghost in the Garden,” the specter of a young boy from the 19th century cavorts in David Slater’s lush garden. Gary Mamay
David Slater working on a portrait of John Steinbeck that will be shown at the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum in July.Morgan McGivern
This image was taken from the Broken Mast Memorial at Oakland Cemetery in Sag Harbor.Gary Mamay
"Out of Body" was inspired one of Mr. Slater's out-of-body experiences.Gary Mamay
Mr. Slater spent several years in Minneapolis, memories of which fill this painting.Gary Mamay

A weekend of open studios and rehearsals by resident artists, a guided tour of the facility, and the second installment of its spring International Brunch series

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At the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue

At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill

At the Southampton Cultural Center

By Kurt Wenzel
Kevin O’Rourke plays Tommy, a “man beaten up by life who hasn’t lost his decency,” in Conor McPherson’s “The Night Alive,” on stage at Guild Hall. Dane DuPuis
At The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill
Carol Wincenc

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"Stele #1" and "Composition #1" by Toni Ross will be on view at the Drawing Room beginning Friday.

At the Southampton Cultural Center
Ellen Johansen and Marlene Markard