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Jong on E.L. James     BookHampton will host a provocative discussion with Erica Jong on Saturday at 8 p.m. at the East Hampton store. She will discuss the book “Fifty Shades of Grey” in a talk called “Is This...
Lichtenstein Retrospective     The Art Institute of Chicago on Tuesday will open the largest exhibition to date of Roy Lichtenstein’s work —  more than 160 works, including drawings, paintings, and sculpture, from...
   “I have been booking music for 25 years,” said Peter Honerkamp, an owner of the Stephen Talkhouse, “but I know little about music.”     That hasn’t stopped the Amagansett venue from...

    It’s a bold risk to dismiss the 360-seat capacity of Guild Hall’s John Drew, ignore over $10 million in renovations, and turn the 80-year-old gem into a black- box theater, but Stephen Hamilton’s production of...
    On Saturday, the 74th Guild Hall artist members show opened with scores of works in almost every possible medium, all submitted by South Fork artists.     Lilly Wei, an independent curator, essayist, and critic...
Show Tunes     Music for Montauk will close its season of free, top-quality programs with the Gilbert and Sullivan Players of New York’s “I’ve Got a Little Twist,” a selection of favorites from the American...
   Toby Haynes is a representational artist whose work ranges from portraits of animals to portraits of people and to seascapes and plein-air landscapes. A man who divides his time between East Hampton and Launceston, Cornwall —...
   The Montauk Music Festival, a free live-music showcase, is expected to bring thousands of fans to town from next Thursday through Sunday, May 20. They will be able to choose from 200 performances from 100 bands, sprinkled through 30...
   There are certain prolific artists whose works always turn up at art fairs or secondary-market galleries. They may be widely popular, but with so much output they risk not always being seen in the best light. Even the best artists...