Arts

“We’re waiting for Wenzel,” the actor announced to the crowd at Guild Hall, seconds before the opening night of the play “Angry Young Man.” He was helping as an usher and must have read my name from the back of my assigned seat while I made a last-second dash to the lavatory. “Wenzel,” he let everyone know, “went for a tinkle.”
The Landscape Pleasures symposium is set for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and a self-guided tour of private gardens in East Hampton and Water Mill will take place on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
E.T. Williams, a retired, well-to-do real estate investor, and Claude Lawrence, an accomplished jazz-musician-turned-painter came to know each other through the extended African-American community in Sag Harbor and changed each other's lives for the better.
Faculty and this summer’s young artists at the Perlman Music Camp on Shelter Island will present a concert of chamber music masterworks tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center and on Saturday at the same time at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons in East Hampton.

If the past few years have been a quiet period for Vija Celmins, then we can now gratefully celebrate its end. It began in February with the Matthew Marks Gallery’s recap of her work since her last show in 2010, and will culminate at the end of next year in a vast retrospective opening at the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan. And, this spring we...
“Rosa Mystica,” a free concert by the vocal duo Kinga Cserjési, soprano, and Deborah Carmichael, mezzo-soprano, will take place at the Montauk Community Church at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Baroque instruments — two violins, a cello, a viola, and continuo — will accompany the singers.
The Montauk Library will present “Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History,” a documentary produced by Rosanne Braun, a Montauk resident, on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The film is based on Helene Stapinski’s memoir of the same title.
The Watermill Center will host Artists Table, a brunch prepared by Jason Weiner on Sunday from noon to 2:30 p.m. Mr. Weiner is the chef and co-proprietor with Eric Lemonides of the Almond restaurants in Bridgehampton and Manhattan and L&W Oyster Company, in Manhattan.
Hamptons Artists for Haiti will hold an art show and silent auction organized by Coco Myers and Kay Gibson of folioeast, an online gallery founded by Ms. Myers, on June 17 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Watermill Center. The goal of the event is to raise money to help build a new school for 400 children in Ranquitte, Haiti. The Grenning Gallery in...
A new exhibition at Temple Adas Israel, set to open Sunday with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m., will focus on Larry Rivers’s works with Jewish themes.
East Hampton's Rental Gallery is here to add a bit of mischief and delight to our summer and year.
At first glance, “Alarms and Excursions,” running now through June 11 at the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue, seems a light romp about the tribulations of contemporary life. Its playwright, Michael Frayn, also wrote “Noises Off,” the hugely successful comedy of manners from the early 1980s. Like its predecessor, “Alarms and Excursions” has...
Sotheby’s S/2, a gallery with exhibitions of art that are not up for auction, is showing the work of Alfonso Ossorio through June 9.