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“Sordid Lives,” a black comedy by the Texas-born writer, director, and producer Del Shores, will open this evening at 7:30 at the Southampton Cultural Center and run through Jan. 31. The play premiered in Los Angeles in 1996 and won 14 Drama-Logue Awards.
The Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue will hold open auditions at the Quogue Community Hall on Jan. 24 and Jan. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. for “Lost in Yonkers,” Neil Simon’s award-winning comedy about two young boys coming of age in a zany family in 1942.
The Watermill Center will hold two open rehearsals on Saturday afternoon. Boomerang, a physically nuanced dance and performance group created in 2012 by Matty Davis, Kora Radella, and Adrian Galvin, will show a new work commissioned by Dixon Place on the Lower East Side, where it will premiere in March.
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will hold auditions for its next concert on Monday at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church by appointment only. Prospective singers have been asked to email info@choralsocietyofthehamptons.org or call 204-9402 to sign up.
The Met: Live in HD will return to Guild Hall with Bizet’s opera “Les Pecheurs de Perles” on Saturday at 1 p.m. Premiered in Paris in 1863, the opera was last performed at the Met in 1916, with Enrico Caruso, Frieda Hempel, and Giuseppe De Luca in the lead roles.
A political cartoonist, graphic novelist, and author known for his intensely critical view of the American government takes a positive turn to support an "outsider" candidate for President.
A partnership with the Hamptons International Film Festival has broadened the East Hampton Library’s already vigorous year-round film program. The relationship began last fall, when the library became a festival site. “It was a great match for us,” said Dennis Fabiszak, the library’s director. “They can use our facility as a small theater for the...
At a time when Iowa is dominating the headlines because of its imminent caucuses to help select the next president, the sobering differences between the mores and beliefs of middle America and those of the coastal elites could not be clearer.
This year’s Winter Salon at the Drawing Room gallery in East Hampton once again defies expectation and reminds us that installing an art exhibition is an art in itself. The directors’ great eyes for artists and visual relationships add up to a memorable visual experience — a collective POW!
Artwork by Peter Spacek, Jeff Muhs, Charles Waller, David Geiser, Anna Jurinich, Caren Sturmer, Michael Cardicino, and Rossa Cole will be featured in Mark Seidenfeld’s exhibition “America on Fire: A Politically Incorrect Show,” at The White Room Gallery.
The Shelter Island Presbyterian Church will present a community sing-in of Handel’s “Messiah” on Sunday at 3 p.m.
The Perlman Music Program, which holds its Summer Music School on Shelter Island, has received an Art Works award of $50,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the school.
For 30 years, Alexis Rockman has rendered the natural world, producing both detailed oil paintings depicting the dystopian consequences of climate change, genetic engineering, and industrial pollution, and more immediate field drawings of plants and animals encountered on his travels.