Arts

      Cynthia Hopkins, a performance artist, will present a work-in-progress showing of her newest piece Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the Watermill Center, where she is currently in residence. Titled “A Living Documentary...
      Darynn Zimmer, a soprano and former Sag Harbor resident who sang with the Choral Society of the Hamptons, will perform in two English-language operatic miniatures this weekend at the Poet’s Den and Gallery in...
    The Choral Society of the Hamptons will present “In Terra Pax” on Dec. 8. The program is named for Gerald Finzi’s piece of the same title, which mixes the verse of Robert Bridges, a British poet who died in 1930...
    Billy Rayner hasn’t been to China. Or Japan. But he’s been practically everywhere else during the past 50 years and kept diaries filled with watercolors, photographs, observations, historical information, and...

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    At sea, it would be called a squall — gusty winds and torrential rain in a sudden onslaught on West 23rd Street that disappeared as quickly as it came — and Michael Light arrived recently at the Danziger Gallery in...
Ruffins at John Jermain     Reynold Ruffins, an award-winning painter, illustrator, and designer, will exhibit a selection his illustrations at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor from Wednesday through Jan. 18. Mr....
Father and son collaborators take to YouTube with an ongoing comedy short series that involves a dad obsessing over his deadpan artist son's dates — who include Kelly Killoren Bensimon, late of “Real Housewives of New York City” fame
    The walls are spare, painted black even, and the room would look like a tomb if the afternoon sun weren’t beaming in just so. It is what makes the show by Peter Sabbeth and Ross Watts at Sara Nightingale poetic and touching...
    Linda Russell, a balladeer and musician who performs early American music at historic and cultural sites around the country, will bring a musical celebration of an 18th-century Christmas to the Montauk Library on Dec. 1 at 3:30 p....
    The Upright Citizens Brigade Tour Company will bring 90 minutes of long-form improvisation to the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor on Nov. 30 at 8 p.m.     In long-form improvisation, which was pioneered by Del...
    Donna Freitas, author of “The End of Sex: How Hookup Culture Is Leaving a Generation Unhappy, Sexually Unfulfilled, and Confused About Intimacy,” will speak at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton on Dec. 2 at 5:...
    Clinton Academy in East Hampton is celebrating the holiday season with “It’s a Child’s World: Exhibition of Antique Dolls and Toys,” which will open Saturday and remain on view through Dec. 31. Among the...