Arts

“Dear Elizabeth: The Letters of Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell,” a play in letters by Sarah Ruhl, will be performed at Guild Hall by Kathleen Chalfant and Harris Yulin on Saturday at 8 p.m. The friendship between Bishop and Lowell, two of the 20th century’s most notable poets, spanned 30 years and yielded more than 400 letters, from which Ms....
Bastienne Schmidt, a mixed-media artist from Bridgehampton, will talk about and sign copies of her new book, “Typology of Women,” on Saturday at 5 p.m. at BookHampton in East Hampton. “The Second Annual Handmade Furniture Show” will open at Ashawagh Hall in Springs today and continue through Tuesday. A reception will be held Saturday from 6 to 8 p...
Alvaro Restrepo, a renowned Colombian choreographer and dancer now in residence at the Watermill Center, will hold a free open rehearsal on Sunday at 4 p.m. at the Southampton Arts Center on Job’s Lane.
Attention Trekkies! “Beam Me Up: Fifty Years of ‘Star Trek,’ ” Clive Young’s multimedia program that covers the history of the show, will come to the Montauk Library on Sunday at 3:30 p.m.
The Madoo Conservancy in Saga­ponack has invited the public to picnic on its winter house lawn while watching “Much Ado About Nothing” on Sunday at 4 p.m.
Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center will open its 2016-17 season with “Darren Ottati: An Evening of Broadway Ballads,” with shows Sunday and Monday at 7 p.m.
The Joseph Vecsey All Star Comedy Show will return to the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor tomorrow at 8 p.m. with three up-and-coming New York comedians.
Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie, Suzanne Vega, Rufus Wainwright, Jenni Muldaur, Teddy Thompson, and a band led by G.E. Smith entertained in Springs on Saturday.
As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, Terry Tempest Williams, a conservationist, activist, and writer, asked the question, in an article published in The Los Angeles Times, “Will Our National Parks Survive the Next 100 Years?”