Arts

    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...
    The season finale of the Bridgehampton Museum’s Parlor Jazz series will feature Houston Person, a tenor saxophonist, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Although he has performed in the hard bop and swing genres, he is best known for...
    The Southampton Cultural Center will present the Counterclockwise Ensemble, a guitar, strings, and percussion quintet that plays contemporary American chamber music, on Saturday at 7 p.m. At home in a variety of genres, the group...