Ille Arts in Amagansett is sponsoring a fund-raising concert by Philip Glass and Jon Gibson on June 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the lecture hall at the Ross School. Proceeds will support the gallery’s community programs and emerging artists exhibitions.
Along with the music of Mr. Glass and Mr. Gibson, a saxophonist, attendees can enjoy cocktails and an opportunity to bid on works of art offered in a silent auction.
Tickets cost $200 and are available by e-mailng Sara de Luca at sara@illearts. com.
The Hamptons International Film Festival will begin its fifth SummerDocs series on June 15 with “Twenty Feet from Stardom,” directed by Morgan Neville.
The documentary looks at the backup singers who help bring out the best in their leads. It focuses on three artists, all different in their styles, genres, and time periods, who offer their take on what it’s like to be just to the left of the limelight.
A holiday concert at Ashawagh Hall Thursday evening will feature Caroline Doctorow performing with Russ Seeger, and the Job Potter and Friends band, with musicians to include Gerry Giliberti, Sarah Greene, and Randy Parsons.
In store are folk, blues, and country music, including original songs, as well as holiday classics. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.
With Hanukkah just days away and Christmas in just two weeks, this weekend offers plenty of opportunities to celebrate, shop, join others in song, or revel in those distinctly December aromas of gingerbread and hot cider. There are gift shows galore, several production of "The Nutcracker" and its variations, and even a "Frozen" show at the Southampton Arts Center for all the Anna and Elsa fans out there. Use this as a guide to make your list (and check it twice) of happenings through Dec. 14.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14
Carmen Adriana, an East Hampton stylist, will be the guest host at a shopping event at the East Hampton Theory store on Saturday.
In an email announcing the event, Ms. Adriana said that “Theory is always on my short list when I begin building a wardrobe for someone” and that when the store asked her to host the event she “calmly said yes and then did the happy dance.”
She will offer her styling expertise at the store, which is at 46 Newtown Lane, from 2 to 6 p.m.