Arts

The Rising Stars Piano Series at the Southampton Cultural Center will conclude its spring series with a recital by Orion Weiss on Saturday at 7 p.m. His program will include works by Beethoven and American composers in celebration of Memorial Day.
Our Fabulous Variety Show, a troupe of actors devoted to refining their craft while raising funds and awareness for both local and national nonprofits, will hold open auditions for a future production.
Remember 1975? Those alive that year would have witnessed the fall of Saigon, two assassination attempts on President Gerald R. Ford, the conviction and sentencing of three key Nixon administration officials due to Watergate, and the premiere of “Saturday Night Live.”
It’s time to get out the calendars and save the dates for the South Fork’s annual round of summer benefits. Beginning with Planned Parenthood on Sunday and finishing up with the Box Art Auction for East End Hospice at a yet to be determined date in September, the season is full of opportunities to socialize and help out good causes.
With as thoroughly examined a career as Chuck Close has had, it doesn’t seem possible that a new wrinkle could be found to probe his output and process. And yet, in any comprehensive way, the most obvious elements — the photographs...
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor is breaking out the big guns during the coming week with Paula Poundstone, the Emmy Award-winning comedian, bringing her stand-up act to the theater on Saturday evening at 8, and the world premiere of “The New Sincerity,” a comedy written by Alena Smith and directed by Bob Balaban, opening on Tuesday and running...
Guild Hall will present “The Thirteen Clocks,” a theatrical piece inspired by James Thurber’s novel and adapted by Strangemen & Co., on Saturday at 7 p.m. The free performance will conclude the group’s weeklong residency at the John Drew Theater. A reception with the performers will follow in the Minikes Garden.
“Magical Jews: The Life and Times of Great Jewish Magicians,” a free talk by Allan Zola Kronzek about the enormous contribution of Jews to magic from the 1840s through the 1930s, will take place next Thursday at Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor.
Robert Harms makes paintings you want to inhale, lie beside, wallow in. In a little cottage on Little Fresh Pond in Southampton, he bides the time, season by season, absorbing his surroundings through eyes that transmute the air and landscape into a distillation of time and place.