Arts

 The Bird Is the Word    The seventh annual Artists Birdhouse Auction to benefit the Coalition for Women’s Cancer at Southampton Hospital will be held on Saturday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at 4 North Main Gallery in Southampton.
Members of the metropolitan area media donned hard hats last Thursday to catch up with the progress of the new Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill.

   The Playhouse Project, a program that provides master classes for high school music students on the South Fork and a chance for award winners to play with  professionals, is offering an open jazz workshop tomorrow and Saturday,...
    By every indication, it would appear that Steve Haweeli always had a fulfilling life and career. Those who follow his comings and goings on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and foursquare envy even his table-hopping and ocean-...
More and more I think it is the effort of the pruner that makes the garden.
On the morning of the 16th, a mentally unstable student named Seung-Hui Cho strode through the campus armed with a handgun and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
While the focus of a film festival might be its opening, centerpiece, and closing films, four days is a long time to fill with programming.
Who’da thunk Franz Kafka would have said, “All knowledge, the totality of all questions and all answers, is contained in the dog.” Maybe his translator spelled dog backward by mistake. On second thought, perhaps it’s a...
Susan D’Alessio’s painting “Pine on Dune” will be part of “Plein Air Peconic VI” at Ashawagh Hall this weekend.
    “They’re having a kid? His life’s over.”     I heard those only half-joking words at a summer barbecue a few years ago. It took me a while before I could complete the thought: “And a...
    David Matterhorn, an artist who has been in East Hampton since 1987 and now calls Montauk home, did not intend to spend the last four years photographing the dashes on gravestones.     “I had Lyme disease...
Plein Democracy     Alyce Peifer, of the Wednesday Group of plein-air painters, has organized a show of its members’ work that will be at Ashawagh Hall in Springs tomorrow through Sunday. The Wednesday Group is about a dozen...
    Tickets will go on sale Friday for the 19th Hamptons International Film Festival and once again film aficionados will wonder how and where they will ever fit in everything they want to see, as the screenings and events will...