Arts

Isabel Carmichael
Ned Rifkin interviewed Andrea Grover on Saturday at the Amagansett Library. He started off the exchange with a rapid-fire series of questions, presented here.
Mark Segal
Dan Welden, a master printer, painter, and educator, will conduct a one-hour demonstration in total silence next Thursday at 7 p.m., at the Golden Eagle barn on North Main Street in East Hampton. “Under the Surface,” an exhibition of photographs by Michele Dragonetti from her “Boat Hulls” series, will open tomorrow at Roman Fine Art in East Hampton and continue through Oct. 29. A reception will be held on Oct. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Star Staff
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will host a benefit concert to raise money for hurricane victims around the country on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman has helped organize and will M.C. the event, which will include music by Joe Lauro and the HooDoo Loungers, Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks, and other groups to be announced.
Star Staff
Two Watermill Center artists-in-residence, Lilian Colosso and Lua Rivera, will present their work on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. as part of the center’s “In Process” series, which encourages engagement between the residents and the community.
Star Staff
The Southampton Cultural Center will hold a family-friendly celebration of Latin Dance on Saturday night starting at 7 with an hour of salsa and LaBlast dance lessons and D.J. music with Lori Newell and Jaime Ruiz.
“Truth reveals itself . . . it’s really that simple.” Such is at the core of Alice McDermott’s extraordinary new novel, “The Ninth Hour,” about several nuns serving an early-20th-century Brooklyn neighborhood.
By Bruce Buschel, a writer, producer, director, and restaurateur who lives in Bridgehampton.
Baylis Greene
With the syndication of his "Sportlight" column, Grantland Rice became the most famous and highest-paid sportswriter in the country.
Mark Segal
Kenny Mann's “Naisula — A Prayer for a White Woman, Her African Servant, a Shaman, and a Spirit Child,” an epic poem, will be staged for a performance at Guild Hall on Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the venue’s JDT Lab.
Christopher Walsh
Music will fill the air starting tonight and going though Sunday as the Sag Harbor American Music Festival celebrates seven years of presenting established and up-and-coming artists to residents and visitors to the village.
Mark Segal
“What if the Victorians had access to digital technology? What would it look like?" It's a question that guides the artists of Steampunk, some of whose work is on view at the Southampton Arts Center.
Star Staff
After a three-year hiatus, the 11th annual Artist Birdhouse Auction will take place on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Union Cantina in Southampton. It will benefit Lucia’s Angels and the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital in their fight against breast cancer.
Star Staff
“The Watery Owl of Minerva,” a live multi-projection and sound performance by Optipus will take place outdoors at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill on Saturday at 8 p.m.
Mark Segal
Next up at Ashawagh Hall in Springs is the fourth exhibition by Hamptons Project, a group consisting of Dennis Bontempo, Brian Monahan, Michael Monahan, Christina Friscia, Raul Lagos, and Richard Mothes. “Jeremy Dennis: East Hampton Indigenous” will be on view at Guild Hall from Friday, Sept. 29, through Dec. 12. The exhibition features photographs of East Hampton landscapes that have significant archeological, historical, and sacred meaning to the Shinnecock and Montaukett tribes native to the East End.
Star Staff
The Sixties Show, a band known for its impeccable, note-for-note recreations of the hits, B-sides, and deep cuts from the 1960s, will return to Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater on Saturday at 8 p.m.