Arts

Jazz on the Steps, a weekly program at the Southampton Arts Center that brings live music outside onto Job’s Lane, will feature Nestor Milanes, a pianist, and Steve Shaughnessy, a bassist, on Sunday at noon.
Tomer Gewirtzman, an award-winning Israeli pianist, will perform a classical recital at Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor tonight at 8. Only 26 years old, Mr. Gewirtzman has performed in London, Paris, Moscow, Belgium, and the United States, as...
Some people need no introduction, and Paul Reiser is one of them. The actor, comedian, and writer will bring his stand-up comedy to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Monday evening at 8.
The second annual Southampton Jewish Film Festival has brought together seven documentaries and one narrative feature that explore different aspects of the Jewish experience. Presented by the Southampton Cultural Center in partnership with the...
Once a year the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill invites one artist to use the museum as a playground whose building, collection, and grounds are fair game for projects that use them in imaginative and innovative ways. Since the “Platform” series...
The other two shoes — er, art fairs — will drop this weekend, with Art Southampton returning to the grounds of Nova’s Ark in Bridgehampton and Market Art + Design pitching its tent at the Bridgehampton Museum. Both fairs will open with V.I.P....
For the past decade, it’s seemed that Mary Heilmann was bent on world domination. A career survey show that started in her native California in 2007 and made stops in Houston and Columbus, Ohio, before concluding at Manhattan’s New Museum in 2009,...
In October 2005, Stephen Beachy, writing in New York magazine, asked, “Who is the real JT Leroy?” and proposed an answer. A few months later, The New York Times called the Leroy enigma “one of the most bizarre literary mysteries in recent memory”...
Sandra Bernhard, always provocative and topical, is bringing her latest mix of comedy, rock ’n’ roll, cabaret, and a little burlesque to Guild Hall on Friday, July 8.
The Southampton Arts Center will kick off its summer music programs with three free outdoor concerts on Saturday and Sunday. Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz for Young People on Tour program will return to the center on Saturday afternoon at 4 with a...
The Montauk Library will present “Folk Music of Long Island’s Maritime Past,” a free concert by Astrograss, on Wednesday evening at 7:30. Originally collected by Stan Ransom, a folklorist, in the 1960s, the seafaring songs have been newly arranged...
A pipe organ that had been silent for three decades is now making music again at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton, thanks to the initiative of the church’s pastor, the Rev. Donald Hanson; the generosity of two of its parishioners,...

You’ve heard of the classical “three Bs” — Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. Well, there are more than three notable composers whose last names begin with the second letter of the alphabet, and you can include Victoria Bond in that extended list. Ms....