Arts

The Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present a modern take on the classical on Saturday at 8 p.m. with a performance of “Don Pasquale,” Doni­zetti’s classic comic opera.
The Met: Live in HD will present Gaetano Donizetti’s “Roberto Devereux” on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Guild Hall. First performed in Naples in 1837, the opera is based on a historical incident, the execution for treason of Robert Devereux, the favorite of Queen Elizabeth I.
The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival’s Spring Docs Day will celebrate cats, dogs, and songbirds with three films and a daylong silent auction on Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will hold a book club-style discussion tomorrow at 6 p.m. on “25 Women: Essays on Their Art,” a new book by Dave Hickey, an art critic as provocative as he is influential.
The Art of Song’s Parlor Jazz Series will feature “The Great City,” a performance by Hilary Gardner, a singer and writer from Brooklyn, on Saturday evening at 7:30 at the Bridgehampton Museum’s Archive Building.
The East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Lecture Series will launch its 2016 season on Saturday at 5 p.m. with “Colonial Commerce,” a discussion featuring Frank Sorrentino, a researcher, and Steve Russell Boerner, an archivist, both of whom draw upon the library’s Long Island Collection.
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will hold auditions for its next concert by appointment only on April 18 at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church. The concert, which will take place on June 25, will feature Beethoven’s Mass in C and the world premiere of a new work by Victoria Bond.
The Southampton Cultural Center will present “Mama’s Diary,” a gospel musical written and directed by Tramar Pettaway, tomorrow at 8 p.m. The show is the prequel to “Mama’s Last Song,” which was written by Mr. Pettaway in memory of his mother and performed in Southampton in 2014. Tickets are $15.

The annual spring exhibition of the group Photographers East will take place on Saturday and Sunday at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. Participating photographers are Bill Alves, Nina Bataller, Fred Bertrand, Marilyn Di Carlo-Ames, Gerry Giliberti, Dave Gilmore, Bruce Milne, Sandy Peabody, Anne Sager, Joan Santos, Dainis Saulitis, Fred VanderWerven, and...