arts

With May around the corner, the South Fork has a sense of spring thaw, a warming up not only in the weather, but in and among the various arts organizations that have begun their pre-season events prior to launching their action-packed summer schedules.
From Amagansett to Southampton the East End art world comes to life with solo openings. Guild Hall opens the season with its annual Artist Members Exhibition.
Guild Hall has extended its footprint, annexing a lot to its south to provide housing for performers and, potentially, artist residencies.
The Hampton Independent Theatre Festival (HITFest) is partnering with Non Disposable Productions (NDP), a new troupe of New York City actors, to present “Shakespeare on Wine,” a one-hour program of wine-related scenes from the Bard’s oeuvre, on May 16 at the Bridgehampton Community House.
The Montauk Library will present a free performance of “Love, Loss, and What I Wore,” a play by Nora and Delia Ephron based on the book by Ilene Beckerman, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
The Perlman Music Program will present a recital by Philip Zuckerman, a violinist and an alumnus of the program, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Clark Arts Center on Shelter Island.
Daria Rabotkina, a Russian-born pianist who won the 2007 Concert Artists Guild International Competition, will perform tomorrow at 6 p.m. with the Verona Quartet in the Salon Series at the Parrish Art Museum.
The John Drew Theater Lab will present a free, fully staged performance by Tandy Cronyn of Simon Bent’s play “The Tall Boy” on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The play, which won best adaptation at the United Solo Theatre Festival last year, was adapted from a short story by Kay Boyle.
It has been almost a year since the publication of “Unstill Life: A Daughter’s Memoir of Art and Love in the Age of Abstraction,” Gabrielle Selz’s book about her parents and the art world in which they held such a prominent place.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present its second New Works Festival with free readings of plays in development, beginning tomorrow at 7 p.m. with “A Delicate Ship” by Anna Ziegler.
The East End art scene springs to life with several exciting group shows and a studio class with a master printmaker.
Art for Aid is the brainchild of Wendy Wachtel, who opened Walk Tall Gallery in East Hampton in 2007 while at the same time working in international high-end real estate.

Temple Adas Israel and Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present “Tango, A Story With Jews,” a documentary about the events that brought Jews to Buenos Aires in the 19th century.