arts

   Although art therapy is a well-known professional practice, a Sag Harbor woman who suffered for more than a decade from a panic disorder has discovered that art can be self-healing.
    The Long Island Winterfest is in full swing at wineries throughout the East End, and will continue through March 18. Since 2006, talented musicians and music enthusiasts have flooded the venues for six consecutive weekends,...

Verdi and Extreme     Guild Hall’s next simulcast of the Met: Live in HD will feature Verdi’s early opera “Ernani” on Saturday at 1 p.m. Angela Meade sings the title role with Marcello Giordani as her...
   Feb. 7 marked the bicentennial of Charles Dickens’s birth and the world is celebrating, including here in East Hampton, where the Hamptons International Film Festival will screen David Lean’s “Oliver Twist” on...

   Leonardo Gala, a pianist, composer, and audio artist, will be the artist in residence for the East End Arts Council at its Riverhead grounds, through May 19. A variety of events are planned throughout his residency, all of which are...
Photo Show at Ashawagh     Hampton Photo, Arts and Framing will present a photo exhibit at Ashawagh Hall this weekend, beginning on Saturday with a reception from 5:30 to 11 p.m. The show will feature more than 50 South Fork...
    The Pamela Williams gallery on Main Street in Amagansett will close its doors at the end of the month.     Ms. Williams, who opened the gallery on Feb. 12, 2005, after being a director at Lizan Tops in East...
John Iversen, a jeweler and goldsmith, balks at being called an artist, but it’s impossible to look at the cuff-like bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and brooches he has made over the last 30 years and not see them as wearable sculptures....

    Here’s how it went: Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was at a posh Bastille Day brunch at an oceanfront East Hampton home. A young woman, newly arrived on the East End, trying to make conversation over the smoked salmon tray, offered:...