arts

   In an event combining art, music, history, pathos, and humor, Audrey Flack will bring her History of Art String Band to Guild Hall on Saturday night to raise money for autism services and to celebrate the life of Jackson Pollock.
   “Ideas are nothing without execution‚” words that mean quite a bit to Southampton natives Margaret Braun and Chloe Gifkins, childhood friends who can now see their two-year-old vision morph into reality.
   Guild Hall has had a lot to offer this season and that continues in the final week of August.   
Sneak View of Box Art     This year’s Box Art Auction, which benefits East End Hospice, will be held on Sept. 8. For years, dozens of East End artists have taken a basic box and used their creative vision to transform it into...

    A relative newcomer to East Hampton, the Halsey Mckay Gallery is committed to advancing the careers of emerging artists — “emerging” might be a stretch, in that Eddie Martinez and Jose Lerma, whose works are...
   Like the blues itself, “Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues,” through Sept. 2 at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, is a terrible beauty. Born out of the horror of slavery and the ongoing march to overcome its far-reaching...
   An art exhibit opened on Saturday night. A few dozen people hovered around the room as they chatted about how great life is and how much the art speaks to them while wine and hors d’oeuvres were passed.    This sort...
   A new festival offering classical music along with pop, opera, and Broadway is coming to the South Fork before the season ends. From Aug. 26 to Sept. 2, six concerts featuring the Salomé Chamber Orchestra are scheduled to take...

With his back to the dunes, Harry reclines, his still-toned legs Crossed at the ankles, On a foot-rested beach chair, Watching, on a laptop Balanced on his hard-won abs, An economist interviewed On a book talk. Offshore, roused by the...