Arts

Star Staff
As much a part of summer at Guild Hall as the clothesline art sale or “Celebrity Autobiography,” the Doo Wop Project will perform two shows there on Saturday at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
Star Staff
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will conclude its summer series of music on the terrace with “Bluegrass and BBQ,” tomorrow at 6 p.m., with the return of the Edith and Bennett Band and barbecue and specialty drinks from the Golden Pear Cafe.
Mark Segal
Donald Lipski's stockpiling days are over now that he works almost exclusively on public art projects. “I still make things,” he said, “but not very much."
Judy D’Mello
Summer’s end must be nigh, as here comes Bay Street Theater’s annual Under the Stars open-air concert in Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor. This year’s alfresco free theatrical offering is a reading of “Kiss Me, Kate.”
Opinion
Jennifer Landes
While most of the interest in such artists as Norman Bluhm, John Little, Charlotte Park, James Brooks, Costantino Nivola, and Kyle Morris, is coming from galleries in the city or completely outside of the region, Eric Firestone has mounted a treasure hunt from his base in East Hampton.
Mark Segal
Bryan Fogel’s documentary “Icarus,” which will be shown at Guild Hall on Saturday as part of the Hamptons International Film Festival’s SummerDocs series, establishes its original intentions early on. It opens with voice-overs of the track and field star Marion Jones and the champion cyclist Lance Armstrong asserting that they never used performance-enhancing drugs.
Judy D’Mello
Having a musically talented mother or father doesn’t automatically ensure that an offspring will be equally as gifted. But when your mother is Diana Ross and your father happens to be Berry Gordy, the legendary producer, songwriter, and founder of the Motown record label, the odds are exponentially greater.
Mark Segal
The next iteration of “Inter-Sections: The Architect in Conversation,” an ongoing series of panel discussions held at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, will focus on the revival of design publications as forums for critical dialogue on urban planning and architecture, with a specific focus on a proposal to redesign the Village of East Hampton.
Star Staff
The Montauk Library will present “A Summer Cabaret,” the 12th annual concert by the Aviva Players, a chamber ensemble devoted to the work of female composers, on Sunday afternoon at 3.
Star Staff
Kate Mueth and the Neo-Political Cowgirls will present their production of “Andromeda,” the story of a girl trying to find her place in the world, from Tuesday through Sept. 3 at the Montauk County Park.
Star Staff
Guild Hall will offer two distractions from the grim events of recent weeks with a new comedy by Eugene Pack and the lowbrow eccentricity of “The Gong Show.”
Star Staff
Music Mondays, the Broadway cabaret series at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, will conclude its summer season with “Stephen Schwartz and Friends” on Monday evening at 8. Appearing with Mr. Schwartz will be Liz Calloway, Scott Coulter, and Debbie Gravitte.
Lucas Hunt, in his new book of poems, “Iowa,” engages his subject matter through use of precise evocative imagery.
Mark Segal
An exhibition of work by the English artist Harland Miller will be on view at the Surf Lodge in Montauk from Saturday through Sept. 4, with a reception set for Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. “Return to Ashawagh Hall,” an open invitational exhibition of works by Art Barge artists and faculty, will be on view from today through Wednesday with a reception to held Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Jill Bialosky uses 51 poems in her affecting memoir to demonstrate how reading and remembering poetry can provide a kind of salvation.