The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival will honor Stanley Nelson with its Career Achievement Award at this year’s festival, which will take place at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor from Dec. 3 through Dec. 6.
The Salon Series of concerts by young, award-winning classical musi- cians will return to the Parrish Art Mu- seum in Water Mill for its sixth iteration tomorrow at 6 p.m. with a performance by the American pianist Katie Mahan.
The Met: Live in HD series will kick off its 2015-16 season at Guild Hall on Saturday at 1 p.m. with “Il Trovatore,” Verdi’s four-act tragedy. Its notoriously complicated plot includes revenge, mis- taken identity, rivalry between suitors, suicide, and execution, all pulled togeth- er by its “absolutely glorious” music, ac- cording to WQXR-FM...
A visit to Arlene Bujese’s East Hampton house and gardens makes something Robert Rauschenberg is quoted having said more than 50 years ago very clear: “Painting relates to both art and life. Neither can be made. (I try to act in that gap between the two.)” For Ms. Bujese, there is no gap.
With the ballyhoo of the last of the hot Montauk summer finally past, it is nice to see one remnant left in its wake. The Woodbine Collection on Montauk Highway, across from the I.G.A. grocery store, opened this past season and offers a bright and sunny room to view its eclectic works.
This year’s African American Film Festival, which will feature a stage play, spoken word performances, and live jazz as well as movies, will take place from next Thursday through Oct. 4 at the Southampton Arts Center on Job’s Lane.
Philippe Cheng, a previous contributor to The Star who lives in Bridgehampton, has published a book of his art photography titled “Still: The East End Photographs.” A book signing will take place at Barnes & Noble at Broadway and 83rd Street in Manhattan on Friday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.