Arts

Humor, music, and fashion are on Guild Hall’s agenda this weekend. David Sedaris, an NPR humorist and best-selling author, will bring his trenchant wit and incisive social observations to the John Drew Theater Sunday evening at 8.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present Carlos Mencia on Monday at 8 p.m. as part of its Comedy Club series. A performance at an open mike night at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles launched Mr. Mencia on the path to a successful stand-up...
The 47th annual Artists of the Springs Invitational Exhibit will open at Ashawagh Hall tomorrow and remain on view through Aug. 17. An opening reception will be held tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m., and the exhibition’s curator, Sue Ferguson Gussow...
“Jazz Goes to the Movies,” a free program of Hollywood film music performed by four East End jazz artists, will be presented Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library. Vanessa Trouble is a jazz vocalist who performs regularly in...
The Hamptons International Film Festival will present two more films before the end of the summer, Rory Kennedy’s “The Last Days in Vietnam” and “The Overnighters” from Jesse Moss.
The Watermill Center is presenting the Scaler Summer Lecture Series, which features notable speakers from the arts, humanities, and science, through Aug. 14. The next program, “Music and Memory,” will take place Tuesday at 7:30 p.m....
Philippe Petit, the French high-wire artist who captured the world’s imagination in 1973 with his walk between the two 110-story towers of the World Trade Center, will repeat his elevated stroll at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton at 6 p.m....
Two at Drawing Room Concurrent shows of works on paper by Sue Heatley and sculpture by Adrian Nivola will be on view at the Drawing Room in East Hampton from tomorrow through Aug. 31. Ms. Heatley, who lives in East Hampton, was influenced by...
“Man on the Run” Tom Doyle Ballantine, $27 Rare is the artist whose cultural significance is such that a biography is devoted to a single decade in his or her life. But Paul McCartney, a popular-music phenomenon for a half-century...