Arts

    Tilman Hecker, a resident artist at the Watermill Center, will present “Midnight,” a work in progress for video, light, and three performers, Saturday at 8 p.m. Though the project is inspired by Mozart’s musical...
    Audience participation would be inadvisable during “God of Carnage,” Yasmina Reza’s play about the gradual descent into vituperation and recrimination of two sets of parents discussing an altercation between...
    A free staged reading of Bertolt Brecht’s 1939 play “A Life of Galileo” will be held at the Montauk Library on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Directed by Josh Gladstone, artistic director of the John Drew Theater, the...
    The fifth annual Montauk Music Festival will begin today with an opening party at Gurney’s Inn and continue through the weekend.     The event offers some 100 artists playing at every possible venue in...
    Almond Zigmund, an artist who lives in East Hampton and Brooklyn, has a new installation, “Plane Sight,” on view in what seems at first an unlikely location, the Children’s Museum of the Arts in Lower Manhattan....
New at Ille Arts     An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Virva Hinnemo will open Saturday at Ille Arts in Amagansett, with a 6 to 8 p.m. reception, and remain on view through June 2. Ms. Hinnemo, who was born in Helsinki,...
    The collections are smaller now, mostly donated or sold. But the stories and experiences cannot be diminished, and George and Beth Meredith have a surplus of all of the above.
    Anthropologists and archaeologists often say that much can be learned about a culture by its trash. That may be less true today with recycling, or perhaps even more so.
There are readings — any number of them around here, given the out-of-scale density of scribblers on the South Fork — and then there are readings for which the usually unacknowledged organizer has gone to considerable pains to bring in someone of distinction from somewhere else.
    “Stand-up at the Bridge,” a program of the Hamptons Independent Theatre Festival, will take place at the Bridgehampton Community House on Saturday at 8 p.m. The evening will be hosted by the comedian Joe Mylonas and friends...
    Katherine C.H.E., a local singer, songwriter, and mother, will host some two dozen local musicians on Wednesday at 230 Elm in Southampton for “Sing the Peace,” a concert in which artists will perform a song about peace...
    The Met: Live in HD will present Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater Saturday at 1 p.m. Composed by Rossini when he was 25, following the success of “The Barber of Seville,...
    Soheil Nasseri, a classical pianist who currently lives in Berlin, will perform at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton on Sunday at 3 p.m. Born in California, Mr. Nasseri moved to New York at the age of 20 and since then...