Arts

   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...
   The opening salvo of jangly guitar licks on “Ex Post Facto,” from Chris Campion’s new EP, is so arresting, practically spellbinding, it raises the question of the extent to which pure sound, at once propulsive,...
New Drawing Room Site     Emily Goldstein and Victoria Munroe have opened the Drawing Room at a new site at 66 Newtown Lane.     Their first exhibition, on view through June 25, includes drawings, paintings,...

“Schmidt Steps Back” Louis Begley Alfred A. Knopf, $25.95
Afro-Samba Music     The Montauk Library will present “Black Orphe and Eurydice,” with the  Women of Color Productions Ensemble, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
   To ask Lonny Price, director of Guild Hall’s current revival of Murray Schisgal’s 1964 hit show “LUV,” what jobs he’s done in theater would be to miss the point. The more salient question would be “...
Thomas Moran Celebrated     A Victorian garden party hosted by the East Hampton Historical Society will kick off the society’s exhibition “Moran: A Family Celebration of Home and Place,” on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m...
   Erudite and warm, droll but unaffected, Margery and Sheldon Harnick are like many successful couples who call the South Fork their second home. Their faces may not be immediately recognizable to hoi polloi, but they are secure in...

Manhattan puddles, I suspect, are vain.     If so, then this must be the reason why: Manhattan puddles know that they reflect     Manhattan buildings, trees and sky. But other puddles, too, may be as proud,...