Arts

    The Hampton Theatre Company, which has been bringing drama to the people since the mid-’80s, opened its 2013-14 season last week with Jon Robin Baitz’s “Other Desert Cities,” a meaty choice and hopefully...
     Neo-Political Cowgirls, a dance theater company dedicated to works that explore the female voice, is presenting a dance and choreography workshop titled Be a Cowgirl for a Day, on Nov. 9, from 12 to 4 p.m., at Guild Hall....
    The American premiere of “Lost Childhood,” a concert opera based on the award-winning memoir of Dr. Yehuda Nir, will be performed by the National Philharmonic on Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore in...
    Bay Street Theatre’s Literature Live! series will present “The Diary of Anne Frank” from Friday, Nov. 8, through Nov. 26. The play, written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, is an adaptation from the book...
    The Friends of the Montauk Library movie series begins next Thursday at 7 p.m. with “The Way, Way Back,” a coming-of-age story about a 14-year-old boy’s summer vacation with his mother and her overbearing...
    The first WPPB Harvest Costume Ball and Art Auction will be held Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m. at the South Street Gallery in Greenport. Organized by Joyce deCordova, Alex Ferrone, and Amy Worth, the event will benefit 88.3 FM...
    Debra McCall will discuss her reconstruction of the 1920s Bauhaus dances of Oskar Schlemmer, explain the philosophy and work of Bauhaus artists, and screen a film of her reconstructions on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., at the Watermill...

Abstraction at Ashawagh
    Artists’ books have taken many forms. The ’70s were a sort of golden age, when boundaries between mediums had dissolved and so many artists were creating books and other ephemera that Martha Wilson founded Franklin...
    Guild Hall will open two exhibitions this week to inaugurate the museum’s fall season, each lively and provocative in its own way. In one gallery, Thomas Moran’s stylistic legacy and his preoccupation with European art...
    Capt. Dan King, a former president of the East Hampton Town Baymen’s Association and a former town trustee, and Marsha King, his wife, have begun a Kickstarter.com campaign in support of a historical novel they are putting...
     “Music, Milestones, and Remembrances,” a concert at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church, will celebrate the rebuilding of the church’s Steinway piano, the 50th anniversary of the Austin pipe organ in the...
     “Aging Magician,” a new multimedia theater work about the journey of an elderly man to a Coney Island magic show, will be presented at the Watermill Center on Saturday at 4 p.m. With music composed by Paola Prestini,...