arts

   Art Southampton, a new fair held on the Elks Club grounds in Southampton from July 26 to 30, did well in its first go-round, its organizers said, and they plan to return. The event drew 11,750 people, and galleries that participated...
    Guild Hall will open its next museum show, “Eric Fischl: Beach Life,” at its annual summer benefit tomorrow night. A reception for the public will follow on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.     A long-term...
Baby You Can Drive My Car     The Eric Firestone Gallery in East Hampton will show “Parts & Service,” a show dedicated to the “glory of the garage,” on Saturday beginning with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m...
   The Feminist Press, which is based at the City University of New York, is staging two cocktail parties on the South Fork this summer to introduce some of its recently published writers and to raise money.
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” a tale of love and magic, is being presented by the Hamptons Independent Theatre Festival outdoors behind the Bridgehampton High School. The production, conceived and directed by Joshua Perl, of the...
“Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues” will have its world premiere at Bay Street Theatre on Tuesday. Lillias White, a Tony, People’s Choice, and Outer Critics Award winner, will star as Maybelle Smith, a blues singer taking on the...
   Houston may seem a long way from Sag Harbor and the South Fork, but when one starts out in Freeport, it turns out not to be that far at all.     Such is the experience of Andrea Grover, the curator of programs at the...
   A year after Rocco Gardner and his partners brought their ambitious Escape to New York music, art, and lifestyle event to the Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton, they will make a more toned-down escape, this time to Montauk....
    Film, music, or culinary arts, there is something for every taste at Guild Hall in East Hampton over the next few days.     “The Wizard of Oz” will be shown tonight at 8 as part of a July Garland...