“The Five Wives of Captain Hand: A Maritime Melodrama,” an exhibition focused on David Hand VI, his wives, and his family, will open Saturday at the Whaling Museum and remain on view through Oct. 31.
The Salon Series of concerts by young, award-winning classical musicians will open its 10th iteration at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow at 6 p.m. with a performance by the pianist Fei-Fei Dong.
The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in Springs is featuring artists from Eastern Europe who bucked the conventions and limitations imposed by their Communist lead­ers to create their own version of Abstract Expressionism.

A picture of a kooky, crafty, ambitious, hilarious, insecure, sometimes spiteful, always entertaining Nora Ephron as she pursues her brilliant career as a novelist, essayist, script writer, and director.
Bruce Wolosoff's musical composition “The Astronomer’s Key” will premiere at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art in Roswell, N.M. on Sunday. It will then be presented on Oct. 15 in Medford, Mass., in the Distler Concert Hall at Tufts University.
Around 30 years ago, I designed an exhibition titled “Long Island Modern” at East Hampton’s Guild Hall. Curated by Alastair Gordon, the architecture critic and historian who at the time was a columnist for The East Hampton Star, the show was a celebration of the early modernist houses built on the East End in the post-World War II period,...
EventPower’s staff had to step lively this past week inasmuch as it had, because of a slightly high blue-green algae reading in Fort Pond, to cancel the swim legs of Sunday’s three-part triathlon festival in Montauk.
A show of photographs by Nancy Breakstone, will open at Grain Surfboards in Amagansett on Saturday. A sale of paintings by Paton Miller and sculpture by the late Don Saco to benefit the Southampton Cultural Center, will be held on Sunday. Mari Rantanen and Bonnie Rychlak will show work at Ille Arts in Amagansett beginning Saturday.
Hear ye, hear ye, hear ye! The Long Island hunting season for bobwhite quail starts on Nov. 1 and ends on Dec. 31.
Those of us here on eastern Long Island are fortunate that we have not experienced a direct hit from a storm thus far. While we are finally past the peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic basin, we still have another two months to keep our guard up. May our good fortunes continue.
On the eve of the Hamptons International Film Festival, a rumor that the East Hampton movie theater was going to be no more tore through town with notable speed. Facebook was alight with variations on a story that a developer had plans to remove the screens and turn the site over to retail. Calls to the theater, now owned by the Regal...
A well-attended formal dedication of a pollinator garden at the East Hampton Historical Farm Museum on Sunday was a fitting tribute to the late Matthew Lester, the East Hampton High School student and Eagle Scout candidate who conceived it. But the event, which included lunch for 300 people, live music, speeches, and a brief ceremony, demonstrated...
In the aftermath of the horrifying gun deaths and hundreds of injuries in an attack at a Nevada music festival on Sunday, one question for those of us in New York’s First Congressional District is what to make of the $9,900 Representative Lee Zeldin took from the National Rifle Association last year. In receiving that sum, just short of the $10,...