The Art of Song’s Parlor Jazz Series will feature “The Great City,” a performance by Hilary Gardner, a singer and writer from Brooklyn, on Saturday evening at 7:30 at the Bridgehampton Museum’s Archive Building.
The East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey Lecture Series will launch its 2016 season on Saturday at 5 p.m. with “Colonial Commerce,” a discussion featuring Frank Sorrentino, a researcher, and Steve Russell Boerner, an archivist, both of whom draw upon the library’s Long Island Collection.
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will hold auditions for its next concert by appointment only on April 18 at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church. The concert, which will take place on June 25, will feature Beethoven’s Mass in C and the world premiere of a new work by Victoria Bond.
The Southampton Cultural Center will present “Mama’s Diary,” a gospel musical written and directed by Tramar Pettaway, tomorrow at 8 p.m. The show is the prequel to “Mama’s Last Song,” which was written by Mr. Pettaway in memory of his mother and performed in Southampton in 2014. Tickets are $15.

The annual spring exhibition of the group Photographers East will take place on Saturday and Sunday at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. Participating photographers are Bill Alves, Nina Bataller, Fred Bertrand, Marilyn Di Carlo-Ames, Gerry Giliberti, Dave Gilmore, Bruce Milne, Sandy Peabody, Anne Sager, Joan Santos, Dainis Saulitis, Fred VanderWerven, and...

A very solid and crowd-pleasing version of the play is currently running at the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue through Sunday.
When considering street art, or graffiti, its transience would not be the first thing that comes to mind. Yet the elements are unkind to the type of paint preferred by those who paint al fresco (en plein air, if you like) on concrete, brick, aluminum, or other exterior surfaces.
It has now been more than 20 years since Jerry Garcia, guitarist and cofounder of the Grateful Dead, died at age 53, effectively ending the band’s 30-year lifespan. In the ensuing years, however, the Dead’s influence has not only persisted, but directly inspired both countless other bands and an entire musical genre.
The second of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival’s spring concerts will take place on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church.