arts

    After several years writing about art critically, it is often surprising what ends up being surprising. Is it just the setting that makes a group show of East End artists so striking in a Chelsea gallery or is it the art itself?
    There is a poem in Philip Schultz’s book “Failure,” which won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2008, called “The Reasonable Houses of Osborne Lane.” Shifting from “cottages slowly blooming into...
    Not every artist manages to continue refreshing his work into his 70s, but Keith Sonnier, through the aid of a new studio space in Bridgehampton, has managed to do just that. The evidence is on view at Pace Gallery in Chelsea...
    Guild Hall is presenting an HD screening of the current Broadway production of “Romeo and Juliet,” starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad, tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. The first Broadway staging of the play in 36 years, it...
    The Wolffer Estate in Sagaponack is throwing its annual Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday from 8 to 11 p.m. The party will feature live music by the HooDoo Loungers, a New Orleans party band; an open wine bar, artisanal cheeses...
    Friends of the Watermill Center is a new, free membership program offered by the performing arts center. Friends will receive a membership card, a monthly newsletter, early access to open rehearsals, film screenings, and lectures...
    Live on the Vine, a six-week music festival held in tasting rooms, hotels, and restaurants from Riverhead to Southold, offers an escape from winter’s chill now through March 16. Jazz, rock, blues, country, and bluegrass are...
    The Russian Trio, an award-winning chamber ensemble from the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, will perform on Saturday at 4 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton as part of the Music at St. Luke’s concert...
Love and Passion in Water Mill     The annual “Love and Passion” exhibition, whose theme this year is “Walk on the Wild Side,” will open Saturday in Water Mill at Hampton Hang and its neighbor the Sara...