Arts

“Water, water everywhere . . . but is it safe to drink?” If he were alive today, Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner might have told a different, less poetic story, perhaps as a speaker at “Tideland Sessions,” an all-day program of talks and performances organized in conjunction with the Parrish Art Museum’s current exhibition, “Radical Seafaring.”
Last September, when the pianist and vocalist Judy Carmichael spoke with The Star about her upcoming cabaret performance at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, she was already excited, though the show was still eight months in the future. “Billy Stritch is going to be my guest,” she said. “We will have two Steinways and will play duets, and I...
Frequent visitors to the Tripoli Gallery in Southampton are familiar with the work of Nico Yektai, even if they do not realize it. Anyone who has taken a rest on one of the commodious benches in the gallery has experienced it. The seats are remarkable in their perfect adaptation to the human form, even in their spare materials of wood, metal, and...
The Watermill Center is shedding the relatively low profile it has maintained for the past few weeks with a weekend of open studios and rehearsals by resident artists, a guided tour of the facility, and the second installment of its spring International Brunch series.
The new gallery Art Space 98 will open Saturday at 98 Newtown Lane in East Hampton. The inaugural exhibition, “People and Lost Traces,” which will open Saturday with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., will include paintings by Thomas Buehler and clay assemblages by Rosemarie Schiller. Paton Miller, the Southampton artist whose work reflects his...
The Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue will present “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” a Drama Desk and Tony Award-winning comedy by Christopher Durang, beginning next Thursday at 7 p.m. and continuing through June 12.
Classical piano will be featured at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow at 6 p.m. when Yoonie Han, an award-winning soloist, will wrap up the museum’s Salon Series for the season.
The Rising Stars Piano Series at the Southampton Cultural Center will conclude its spring season with a piano concert by Jiayin Shen on Saturday at 7 p.m.

The last time the Irish playwright Conor McPherson had major play across the pond, it was in 2006, with “The Seafarer,” which I had the good luck to see on Broadway. In many ways it is Mr. McPherson’s signature play, including all of his classic elements and concerns: humor, drinking, the Irish character, pipe dreams, the supernatural, and a good...