arts

    Here’s how it went: Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was at a posh Bastille Day brunch at an oceanfront East Hampton home. A young woman, newly arrived on the East End, trying to make conversation over the smoked salmon tray, offered...

   John Iversen, a jeweler and goldsmith, balks at being called an artist, but it’s impossible to look at the cuff-like bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and brooches he has made over the last 30 years and not see them as wearable...

    While many may spend the summer of 2012 waiting for the end of the world, those on the South Fork might remember it instead as the beginning of a renaissance in outdoor Shakespearean theater. Not one but two theatrical groups...

Booth Dreams of Summer
    The Tulla Booth Gallery is “Dreaming of Summer” this week, with photography featuring seascapes and images of the summer lifestyle by Anne Gabriele, Daniel Jones,...

Baroque Music
    The Southampton Cultural Center will present “The Colors of Persuasion,” a concert by Flying Forms, on Saturday at 7 p.m. as part of the Southampton Cultural Center Chamber...

    Out this week in paperback, Helen Schulman’s “This Beautiful Life” is a highly contemporary tale of woe. The novel looks at how a family manages and fails to manage in the grip of a thoroughly distressing...

   Up a creaky flight of stairs in a brightly painted orange room, Scott Chaskey, director of the Peconic Land Trust’s Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett, sat down two weeks ago behind his orderly desk for an interview about the farm...

Story Slam at the Goat
    The Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor has invited adults to step away from their computer and television screens and connect with one another offline during a “...

    In addition to a number of recorded and simulcast offerings of opera-related performances this year, the Southampton Cultural Center will present a live performance of “La Tragedie de Carmen” by the Stony Brook...