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Art, Doo-Wop, Hidden Desires

“Art as Ecosystem 1,” the first of two talks at Guild Hall moderated by the artist Eric Fischl, will bring together art world luminaries to take the measure of the discipline’s health and vitality. The venue will also present a doo-wop concert, and the American Modern Opera Company.

Jul 18, 2019
Upstairs and a World Apart

Amagansett’s Upstairs Art Fair, a small but well attended fair attracting innovative dealers from the East End and New York City, will return for its third iteration this weekend at its home on the top floor at the old Amagansett Applied Arts building at 11 Indian Wells Road.

Jul 18, 2019
Lorraine Bracco: Ready, Set, Go!

Looking up from a long dining table in Ms. Bracco’s Bridgehampton great room, there are two framed photographs of her and the full “Sopranos” cast and two drawings by her grandchildren. “Yes, that sums up my life a bit. It really does,” she said with a laugh last week.

Jul 11, 2019
Opinion: 'Safe Space' Is a Can't-Miss

A terrific new play, “Safe Space,” is getting its world premiere at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Undoubtedly bound for larger theaters, it’s about as can’t-miss as local theater gets.

Jul 11, 2019
Cuba Is in Her, and Her Music

Maria Bacardi left Cuba in 1961, when she was 4 years old, but, as she has said, “I am not in Cuba, Cuba is in me.” Her immersion in the history and culture of her native country is reflected in the music of her new album, “Duele (It Hurts),” released in May.

Jul 11, 2019
Opinion: Rousing Early Mozart Concert

The Choral Society of the Hamptons and the South Fork Chamber Orchestra recently performed some of Mozart’s lesser-known choral works, composed before he was 24 years old. The ensemble, under the spirited direction of its music director, Mark Mangini, performed with professionalism and enthusiasm.

Jul 11, 2019
Jazz and the New York School

“East Enders,” a two-part music festival organized by Peter Watrous, a guitarist and former music critic for The New York Times, will launch this weekend at the Arts Center at Duck Creek in Springs with three performances that explore the relationship among jazz musicians, artists, and writers during the heyday of Abstract Expressionism.

Jul 11, 2019
On the Decorative Arts

“Three Perspectives on the Decorative Arts,” a lecture series at the Southampton History Museum organized by Tom Edmonds, its executive director, will kick off Saturday with “Roaring Into the Future: Art Deco and Early Modernism in New York, 1925-1935,” a talk by Lori Zabar.

Jul 11, 2019
Jewish Film Festival Returns

The fifth year of the Southampton Jewish Film Festival is now underway with weekly screenings on Tuesday evenings through August at the Southampton Arts Center.

Jul 11, 2019
Bits and Pieces: 07.11.19

Philharmonic and dance at Guild Hall, "Mental Illness and Artistic Genius," an Eco-Musical, a Halston Documentary, and more.

Jul 11, 2019