Given the circumstances, it would be hard to imagine how a close friendship could have begun between Alex Kilgore and Lisa de Kooning.
Guild Hall will present “I Wasn’t Trying to Be Funny,” a one-woman show by Sue Costello, a comedian and actress, tomorrow at 8 p.m. The performance follows Ms. Costello’s life from her childhood through teenage adventures to a career in stand-up, on television, and in films.
“Oh, man, a whole long time,” is how many years Marcia Ball has brought her musical gumbo of East Texas blues, zydeco, and Gulf Coast R&B to the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett.
Harriet Slaughter, a poet and artist, and Mira J. Spektor, a poet and composer, will bring their talents to the Montauk Library on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. as part of its Women Celebrating Women series.
“Summer Roses V: An Evening in Paris,” a program that will draw from the late-19th-century musical salons of the City of Lights, will be presented Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center.
Paul Reiser, a multitalented actor, comedian, and writer, will bring his national comedy tour to the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Monday at 8 p.m.
“Me and Dad: Back for More,” a musical benefit party for Pianofest in the Hamptons, will take place July 26 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Southampton Historical Museum.
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present the next installment of its Architectural Sessions program, “Fix This Town!” tomorrow at 6 p.m.
South Fork art dealers reported mixed results during and after last week’s two art fairs, Art Southampton and Market Art + Design. As might be expected, those who reported sales were more willing to speak for the record than the disappointed participants.
Dalton Portella will show his digital prints at Sylvester & Co. at Home in Amagansett. See the swirling, colorful surfaces of Andy Moses at The Peter Marcelle Project in Southampton. “Summer Waters,” an exhibition of water-themed photographs by members of the East End Photographers Group, is now on view at the Water Mill Museum.
"EAST 2.0," a photography exhibit at the Atlantic Terrace in Montauk, will feature 19 artists from all over New York.
Sit for a few minutes in Lisa Perry’s Main Street store, where “bright” doesn’t even begin to describe the vividness of the colors, and you just can’t feel sad. How could you when surrounded by 100 fascinating and fashionable details, perfect little distractions, in vibrant red and yellow, deep blue, pure white?
“Two Duets, a Quartet, and a Sextet,” a four-concert series organized by Peter Watrous, a jazz guitarist and former jazz critic for The New York Times, and Noah Garabedian, a composer and bass player, will launch tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton with Kristin Slipp and Dov Manski.