Guild Hall will present National Theatre Live’s recorded performance of “The Hard Problem” on Saturday at 7 p.m. The play is the latest by Tom Stoppard, the author of acclaimed plays and screenplays such as “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead ”and “Shakespeare in Love.”
After a monthlong shakedown cruise, the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton will launch officially on Saturday with a 6 to 8 p.m. group exhibition featuring work by Eric Ernst, Jim Gingerich, and Sally Breen, with music by Mama Lee.
The third annual Steinbeck Festival, held in honor of the celebrated author who lived in Sag Harbor from 1955 until his death in 1968, will take place Saturday and Sunday, with events at several venues in the village.
What was once a fixture of the Montauk cultural scene faltered recently after the death of its director in 2013. Ruth Widder ran Music for Montauk for two decades and produced more than 90 free concerts for the greater community.
With May around the corner, the South Fork has a sense of spring thaw, a warming up not only in the weather, but in and among the various arts organizations that have begun their pre-season events prior to launching their action-packed summer schedules.