Arts

Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor has announced both its Mainstage and All-Star Comedy Club events for this summer, its 20th season.
Jennifer Landes
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will hold a garden and house tour on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a cocktail party kickoff at a house on Hook Pond tomorrow night from...
Mark Doty
It’s 3 in the morning in Springs, on the night of March 20, when the moon’s at the perigee of its orbit, as close to the earth as it gets. Ned — who is now nearly 11 months old — woke me up a little while ago with a paw on my shoulder. I got out of bed and walked to the door to let him out in the garden, and a clutch of perceptions happened all at once.
Robert Dash
Who plants a tree is generous, they say, but it can be a selfish act, a smug one, one that is a plea for praise, an act of no little tyranny to put in place a monster, an enormous caster of shade, a green monument not unlike a great temple or a hall devoted to...
Jennifer Landes

Asked to describe the impossible, one might suggest that an expert fairly describe the historic, legal, and practical processes that define his or her field in just over 100 pages. Harder still if the result must be readable to the uninitiated while offering a point of view and advice to ...
Jennifer Landes
This is not the article to rehash all of the complications that ensued when historic buildings from Adelaide de Menil and Edmund Carpenter’s Further Lane estate were moved to the East Hampton Town Hall property. Anyone who has lived in the town over the past few years has witnessed the buildings’ move and the much-documented saga
Jennifer Landes

Jennifer Landes
Hedda Sterne was the only woman in an iconic photograph of an otherwise very masculine group of artists — dubbed “The Irascibles” by a New York art critic
Larry Penny
“Do Fish Sleep?” by Judith S. Weis of Rutgers University is a new book about, what else, fish. It follows closely on the heels of a book she co-wrote with a colleague, “Salt Marshes: A Natural and Unnatural History.”
Thomas Bohlert
Music for Montauk presented an unusual ensemble on Saturday at the Montauk School: the Manhattan Guitar Quartet. The group was formed just last October...
Jennifer Landes
A retrospective of James McMullan’s posters for the Lincoln Center Theater is a natural for the gallery at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. What is surprising is...
Jennifer Landes
Genuine independent filmmaking is a grueling process of fund-raising, budget squeezing, bargain-location scouting, and cast cultivating — with plenty of sputters and glitches along the way...
Thomas Bohlert
When Viktor Valkov appeared at the Southampton Cultural Center on Saturday, he regaled the audience with works by Beethoven and Liszt. Though the choices were varied, they shared some important commonalities...