arts

    Clare Coss’s play “Emmett, Down in My Heart,” which was inspired by the story of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old African-American boy who was lynched for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, will open on Feb....
    “Dr. Du Bois and Miss Ovington,” a new play by Clare Coss now showing in New York at the Castillo Theater, thrusts its audience into the 1915 struggle within the National Association for the Advancement of Colored...
    Sawyer Avery, who is directing as well as playing the lead in Tuesday night’s staged reading of Neil Simon’s “Biloxi Blues” at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater, has a gravitas about him unusual for a 21...
    The Lounge, a new music series featuring singers and instrumentalists, will open tomorrow at 6 p.m. at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill with Edith and Bennett. Edith Gawler and Bennett Konesni are musicians and scholars of...
    “Coretta: Promise to the Dream,” a one-woman show by Tina Andrews that dramatizes the life of Coretta Scott King, will have its world premiere on Friday, Feb. 7, at 8 p.m. at Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural...
Busy Day at Watermill     The Watermill Center has scheduled a full afternoon of activities Saturday, including an exhibition of new work by Jose Carlos Casado at 3 and a dance-theater work-in-progress by Jack Ferver at 4. Both...
The first part of Guild Hall's annual Student Art Festival, with work by children in kindergarten through eighth grade, will be on view through Feb. 23.

    There were some disappointed patrons at Sunday evening’s screening of “Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present” at the Watermill Center who mistakenly thought the artist herself was going to be there. Instead the...
    A viewer doesn’t need to know Elizabeth Huey’s complicated relationship with psychology to sense something not quite right in the superficially sunny images on the walls at Harper’s Books in East Hampton.