Arts

“Loopers” John Dunn Crown, $25     Sometimes it takes an outsider to really appreciate a place. Remember Maycroft? That immense hulk of a mansion that for years loomed over North Haven in glorious Miss Havisham...
The past two years were a period of rediscovery for the artist as she worked on the exhibition, “Michelle Stuart: Drawn From Nature,” on view at the Parrish Art Museum through Oct. 27.
The East Hampton Historical Society has put together another richly-illustrated and installed exhibit of artifacts and material culture related to how the town’s ancestors worked, played, and dressed at a specific moment in time.
On View at Horowitz     Glenn Horowitz Bookseller is showing work by Almond Zigmund upstairs through Sept. 22 and will open a show of Adam Stennett’s work on Saturday with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m.
   The problem with acting in the theater, as opposed to film and television, is the live audience, Emily Mortimer said recently at the modest Amagansett farmhouse she and her husband, Alessandro Nivola, bought five years ago. “...
    Martin (Marty) Cohen was elected the chairman of Guild Hall’s board of directors and Alec Baldwin elected president at the annual meeting of the board at the residence of Mickey Straus, who stepped down as chairman this year...

“The Illusion of Separateness” Simon Van Booy Harper, $23.99    As the title of Simon Van Booy’s gentle and lovely new novel, “The Illusion of Separateness,” might suggest, people are connected and...
Optical Illusions     The Halsey Mckay Gallery in East Hampton is showing “Ether Scrims, Dark Rooms, and Calculative Planes,” work by Michael DeLucia, Bryan Graf, and Kate Shepherd. The three artists use “virtual...
   An anonymous donor has promised a gift of $300,000 to the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor if it can raise matching funds.     The gift was in response to the theater’s announcement that Scott Schwartz will be the...