Arts

Boatbuilders, Ho! Coming to you from a northern land of rocky coasts and extreme tides, Paul Garstide is out with a book for both boatbuilders and fans of watercraft as floating pieces of art. “Plans & Dreams: 23 Ready-to-Build Boat...
A free screening of Handel’s “Messiah” will take place tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Guild Hall. Christopher Hogwood, a noted English conductor and musicologist, conducts the performance by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of...
The Hamptons International Film Festival is offering discounted Founders Passes to the 2015 festival, which will take place Oct. 8-12, 2015, through Dec. 31. The passes include express ticketless access to all screenings, opening and closing night...
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor has announced that the musical “Grey Gardens” will be part of its 2015 Mainstage season, with a run from July 28 through Aug. 30. Based on the 1975 documentary film by Albert and David Maysles about Big...
In 1950, Connie Fox embarked on a 1,000-mile bicycle trip through Europe with two friends. On Nov. 1, she was in St. Peter’s Square in Rome when Pope Pius XII declared the Assumption of Mary as dogma. Bill King happened to be in the same place...

During what is now known innocuously as the holiday season, many people set aside time for at least one live music performance. Those looking for Advent music found a perfect opportunity on Sunday to hear two musical settings of the Canticle of Mary...
“The 50 Year Argument” by Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi, screened at the Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival, offers proof not just of the vitality of the documentary medium, but of the growing importance of the festival...
The Southampton Arts Center in Southampton Village will have an open house for the holidays on Saturday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. In honor of the center’s current show, “Awkward Family Photos,” guests will be encouraged to take...
The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton will hold its 13th annual winter festival Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The free event will feature live dance and musical performances, food, children’s activities, and the Art...