Arts

A recital of music for flute and piano, which will include the premiere of a new composition by Daniel Koontz, will take place Sunday at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor, where Dr. Koontz is the organist.
“Jazz for Jennings,” a benefit for the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, will bring seven prominent jazz musicians to the Watermill Center on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. for brunch and a concert.
Thomas Moran, one of America’s most important landscape painters, spent most of his summers in East Hampton between 1879 and 1922, and in 1884 he built the first artist’s studio here, on Main Street across from Town Pond.
Although there are some outliers, it is striking how many pieces in “TERRITORY: Abstraction on the East End Today” have such a strong linear and geometric approach. Whether by accident or design, the show makes a strong case for a local aesthetic that favors such a style of abstraction.
Nick Tarr saves stuff, and he always has. “I need things,” he said. “I don’t paint things.” The boxes he made for 20 years and with which he is perhaps most closely identified are jam-packed with objects and images he has accumulated. So, too, are his more recent scanographs and a series of spatially ambiguous photographs that testify to his...

While many are aware that the actor and comedian Steve Martin also has a vigorous writing career, few are aware of how many of these genres he has excelled in. There are the screenplays, which include the hit films “The Jerk” and “L.A. Story”; the novels, including the bestseller “Shopgirl”; the essays for The New Yorker, and the plays, including...
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will perform the world premiere of “The Reluctant Moses,” an opera by Victoria Bond, on June 25 at 7 p.m. at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor. Commissioned by the society, the work is scored for solo bass vocalist, solo string bass, chorus, and orchestra, and will share the evening’s program with Beethoven’s...
La Compagnia Amarilli, a vocal duet consisting of Kinga Cserjesi, soprano, and Deborah Carmichael, mezzo-soprano, will perform at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 5 p.m.
The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival is accepting submissions for this year’s event, which will take place at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor in December. The regular deadline for submissions is June 30; the late deadline is July 10. Submission applications and more information can be found at ht2ff.com.