Arts

From anarchy to bombings, illness, and death, a random sampling of documentary films from this year’s Hamptons International Film Festival seems, on the surface at least, to be a grim affair. Yet, there are tales of hope and triumph as well. Following are some glimpses of what will be screened and what cannot be missed.
It is no coincidence that “The Castle of Perseverance,” the second exhibition at Crush Curatorial in Amagansett, will open on Saturday in conjunction with the Hamptons International Film Festival. Organized by Molly Surno, an installation artist who works in film, video, and performance, the show, which includes work by 15 artists, is an...
The Southampton Cultural Center’s Center Stage will present Christopher Hampton’s translation of Yasmina Reza’s “God of Carnage” from next Thursday through Oct. 30. The Tony Award-winning play, which is subtitled “A Comedy — Without the Manners,” involves two sets of parents who meet to discuss an altercation between their sons. As it progresses,...
The Drawing Room in East Hampton will present “Autumn Salon,” featuring works by 11 artists, from tomorrow through Nov. 28. The exhibition will include painting, sculpture, prints, works on paper, and photography. The Monika Olko Gallery in Sag Harbor will be the site of an Art and Music Lounge from today through Monday, from noon to 10 p.m. daily...
The Salon Series, the classical music program of the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, will open its fall series tomorrow at 6 p.m. with a concert by William McNally, a pianist whose repertory ranges from classical to ragtime.
Sharing duties, if perhaps not careers and personal outlooks, the actor Alec Baldwin and Randy Mastro, a high-profile litigator, reflect on their first year as Hamptons International Film Festival co-chairmen.
While high-profile films and well-known actors and directors are an important part the Hamptons International Film Festival, the work of film artists who will define the future of the medium is likely to be found in the festival’s competition section, a category distinguished by its focus on emerging, often first-time, filmmakers who take risks...
The annual Sag Harbor American Music Festival, a celebration of the community through live music, starts tonight and continues through Sunday. The weekend offers a headline concert and fund-raiser, an abundance of free performances by South Fork musicians, and a music-themed film.
Jim Gingerich was born in Texas and raised there and in Oregon, but, despite his love of the region, he moved to New York City 40 years ago and has spent much of his time since then painting the landscape of the South Fork.