Arts

When talking with young people, Paul Davis is quick to emphasize that becoming an artist isn’t so much about natural-born talent, but rather, how much you’re willing to apply yourself. Looking at a handful of childhood drawings one...
The Comedy Club at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present Bobby Collins on Monday at 8 p.m. Mr. Collins, who sold out his Bay Street show last year, has hosted VH-1’s “Stand Up Spotlight,” toured with Cher, Julio Iglesias,...
Southampton Arts Summer 2014 at Stony Brook Southampton will present four public events during the coming week, starting Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a free staged reading in the Avram Theater of “Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell.”...
Jack Wilkins, a renowned jazz guitarist, will perform in concert at Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 5 p.m. A fixture on the international jazz scene since the early 1970s, Mr. Wilkins has collaborated with Chet Baker, Sarah Vaughan...
“Clever Little Lies,” a 2013 comedy by the Tony Award-winning playwright Joe DiPietro that premiered last fall at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, N.J., will open at Guild Hall on Wednesday and run through Aug. 3. The...
“Villa Diodati,” a film of a chamber opera by Bank Street Films and produced by Gabriel Nussbaum, will be previewed at the Montauk Library on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The plot revolves around the fateful summer of 1816, when Mary Shelley...
Anyone looking for crowds this weekend is sure to enjoy this week’s return of two art fairs that have succeeded in becoming a fixture in Bridgehampton in the second weekend in July. Once the young upstart, Art Market Hamptons will return...
Those who wonder what Albert Pink­ham Ryder’s work might have looked like mashed up with the 20th century will enjoy “Color and Time: Paintings by Roy Newell 1956-2000” at the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center.
Eric Dever in Chelsea