Arts

Star Staff
This weekend, Bay Street Theater presents a new All Star Comedy show on Friday and the HooDoo Loungers with Joe Delia and Thieves on Saturday for a Rockin' Holiday Dance.
Star Staff
The Ellen Johansen and Marlene Markard Piano Duo will perform free holiday sing-along concerts on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library and on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Guild Hall.
Mark Segal
Tracy Jamar at Amagansett Library; Photographers at Malia Mills; Group Shows at Drawing Room and Ashawagh Hall, and more
A brilliant chemist, a president of Harvard, a leader of the Manhattan Project, and a top Cold War diplomat. Meet James B. Conant.
Star Staff
T.E. McMorrow will sign copies of “The Nutcracker in Harlem,” his new picture book, at two Books of Wonder locations in Manhattan on Sunday.
Mark Segal
The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film festival, which opens today at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, is celebrating 10 years and exponential growth in five packed days of film screenings and talks.
Mark Segal
Our Fabulous Variety Show will have four different shows this weekend at Guild Hall, starting tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.
Opinion
Jennifer Landes
Jeff Lincoln's Southampton gallery feels more Meatpacking District warehouse than Bridgehampton potato barn.
Star Staff
The Neave Trio, a chamber ensemble, will return for its second performance in the Music at St. Luke’s series on Saturday at 5 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton.
Mark Segal
"Woven" art at Rental Gallery, Wednesday Group at East Hampton Library, Ille Arts gift show, and more
Star Staff
The Southampton Cultural Center will hold open auditions for its spring production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” on Monday and Tuesday at 6 p.m. in its theater on Pond Lane.
Jennifer Landes
A photo archive of rock stars, such as Neil Young, Deborah Harry, Bob Marley, Sid Vicious, and Sting, has become the basis for a new artistic path for Steve Joester.
Christopher Walsh
Last fall, Alfredo Merat, performed “Brel by Alfredo,” where he sang and spoke about Jacques Brel’s life. He is now working on a theatrical event based on the experience.
Mark Segal
Michael Halsband’s four-decade career in photography will be on display at the Southampton Arts Center through the end of the year.
Star Staff
The Choral Society of the Hamptons will present “Dances, Carols, and Lullabies,” which will include compositions familiar and obscure, and caroling on Dec. 3 in Bridgehampton.