The conversation at the East Hampton Middle School between the actor Edward Norton, the recipient of the 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival’s Career Achievement Award, and David Edelstein, the chief film critic for New York magazine, began auspiciously. Mr. Edelstein, referring to Mr. Norton’s inspiration for Mike Shiner, his self-involved...
Paintings by Peter Lipman-Wulf, currently on view at the Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor, beckon from the sidewalk in a pleasant way. Two of his watercolors on paper, casually tacked on boards, have been placed on easels in the storefront windows. The presentation is charmingly reminiscent of street art vendors in Paris along the Seine.
One of the many surprises in “Wig Shop,” Kat Coiro’s compelling 15-minute contribution to the Hamptons International Film Festival’s program of shorts by female filmmakers, was Emily Mortimer’s performance as an Orthodox Jewish woman.
“Unlocking the Cage,” which won this year’s Zelda Penzel Giving Voice to the Voiceless award at the Hamptons International Film Festival, is a film about a lawyer’s quest to give certain human rights to animals.
Josh Dayton will show recent work at Ashawagh Hall in Springs tomorrow through Sunday, with a reception set for Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. The show was organized by Arlene Bujese. “Bateau Promenade,” an exhibition of work by the Israeli painter Guy Yanai, will open at Harper’s Books in East Hampton with a reception Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. and...
The Met: Live in HD will kick off its season with an encore screening of a new production of Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde,” which will be shown on Saturday at noon at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The production will feature an outstanding cast of Wagnerians: Nina Stemme as Isolde, Stuart Skelton as Tristan, Ekaterina Gubanova as Brangane, and René...
With impeccable timing, the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue will open its 2016-2017 season with “November,” David Mamet’s scathing satire on American presidential politics, next Thursday evening at 7. The play will run through Nov. 6.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present a new All Star Comedy show, hosted by Joseph Vecsey, tomorrow at 8 p.m. Mr. Vecsey, a stand-up veteran, continues to turn up on television and YouTube as one of the UnMovers in new spots for Optimum Cable TV. He also hosts “The Call Back,” a podcast that features interviews with noted comedians.
The Salon Series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present a concert by Alexandria Le, an award-winning classical pianist, tomorrow at 6 p.m.