Arts

   At the heart of comedy is emotional pain. Pain raised to a heightened level, to the point where all you can do is laugh. And laugh you will at the brilliant revival of Murray Schisgal’s “LUV,” directed by Lonny Price...
Schoultz New at Firestone     The Eric Firestone Gallery in East Hampton will bring the work of Andrew Schoultz, a San Francisco artist, to East Hampton beginning Saturday with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m.     ...
Pianofest Begins     Pianofest in the Hamptons will begin its 24th season of concerts on Monday at the Southampton Cultural Center. Seven additional concerts in Southampton will follow this summer at the Avram Theater at Stony...
   Upon hearing that a Moran family show is opening in East Hampton, it is difficult not to prepare for disappointment. Despite the rich history the family has in this village and town, it seems that it is always the usual few things...
Markus at Ille     Ille Arts in Amagansett will present Liz Markus, a New York City artist, in “11,” opening on Saturday evening at 6. For those who know the cult classic “This Is Spinal Tap,” the title...
‘LUV’ Opens     The play “LUV” by Murray Schisgal will open at Guild Hall on Saturday after previews tonight and tomorrow night. It now stars Kahan James, who has replaced Ricardo Chavira. The cast also...
    Landscape Pleasures: Down the Garden Path, the Parrish Art Museum’s annual two-day horticultural event and fund-raiser, will be held this weekend.
   As the live open-mike music was about to begin last Thursday night, Jesse Matsuoka, the co-owner of Phao Restaurant on Main Street in Sag Harbor, remarked that his decision to bring on Alfredo Merat as manager was one of the best he...
   It is a sad fact that as an actress matures and ages, the parts available for her decrease. She may be getting wiser and better as a performer, but the characters to show it simply aren’t there. Theater, while an art form in...