Arts

It is the time of year when galleries often scale their offerings down, not to include less, but to show more, albeit smaller, works at friendlier price points for gift giving. As much as the art world plays by different rules, size does matter, at...
Boatbuilders, Ho! Coming to you from a northern land of rocky coasts and extreme tides, Paul Garstide is out with a book for both boatbuilders and fans of watercraft as floating pieces of art. “Plans & Dreams: 23 Ready-to-Build Boat...
A free screening of Handel’s “Messiah” will take place tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Guild Hall. Christopher Hogwood, a noted English conductor and musicologist, conducts the performance by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of...
Outside of some art-world friends who lived on the East End, Ray Johnson had a tenuous association here until his ultimate performance in Sag Harbor became the stuff of local and international legend and inextricably bound him to the area. Earnest...
The Hamptons International Film Festival is offering discounted Founders Passes to the 2015 festival, which will take place Oct. 8-12, 2015, through Dec. 31. The passes include express ticketless access to all screenings, opening and closing night...
It has been almost 20 years since the Danish filmmakers Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg issued the “vow of chastity” that launched Dogme95 into the cinematic firmament. That vow took the form of 10 rules intended to “counter...
The future looks bright for Peter Landi and his band, the Glazzies. The band, whose other member is Dave Horn on drums, recently signed to Old Flame Records and expects a summer 2015 release of its second album, “Kill Me Kindly.” Touring...
In 1950, Connie Fox embarked on a 1,000-mile bicycle trip through Europe with two friends. On Nov. 1, she was in St. Peter’s Square in Rome when Pope Pius XII declared the Assumption of Mary as dogma. Bill King happened to be in the same place...

During what is now known innocuously as the holiday season, many people set aside time for at least one live music performance. Those looking for Advent music found a perfect opportunity on Sunday to hear two musical settings of the Canticle of Mary...