Arts

Taylor K. Vecsey
Fund-raising momentum is building for the purchase of the Sag Harbor Cinema property. Last week, boldface names such as Billy Joel, Martin Scorsese, and Harvey Weinstein were revealed to have joined the campaign. This week, Andy Cohen, who has a house on Noyac Bay, announced his support as well.
Jennifer Landes
With a fresh outlook and a new lineup chock-full of luminaries, the Fridays at Five series of author talks at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton will have a new look and feel this year.
Jennifer Landes
It might seem odd that Ruth Appelhof is currently in Rome, assembling a book proposal on the American artist Lee Krasner. But most everything about the project embraces the improbable and the serendipitous.
Jennifer Landes
Scott Schwartz speaks in superlatives — “greatest,” “magnificent,” “world-class,” “thrilling,” “unparalleled,” and that is just in one sentence. Well, not really, but it is tempting to go “over the top” after spending an hour with his infectious enthusiasm.
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The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present tomorrow at 6 p.m. a performance by Hopefully Forgiven, whose musical styles, ranging from bluegrass to rock, are familiar to East End music fans.
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The closing party for the Southampton Art Center’s exhibition “East End Collected 3,” set for Saturday evening at 7, will feature the music of Mambo Loco.
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The Southampton Cultural Center’s Rising Stars piano series will present a concert by the prize-winning Pianofest artist Vincent Ip on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Mark Segal
Art Space 98 in East Hampton will reopen tomorrow for the summer season with “In Between,” a show of paintings on glass by the East Hampton artist Gabriele T. Raacke. The exhibition will run through July 3, with a reception on Friday, June 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. The Drawing Room in East Hampton is showing alabaster sculpture by Aya Miyatake and selected prints by Vija Celmins from tomorrow through June 26.
In “A Legacy of Valor: A History of Lifesaving and Shipwrecks at Montauk,” Henry Osmers writes of how, given the remoteness of the area and its lack of population, it was difficult to help ships that fell victim to storm, fog, or other maritime peril.
Jennifer Landes
The boat hull and spinnaker Roy Lichtenstein designed for the 1995 America's Cup races will be the subject of an exhibition opening at the Middlebury College Museum of Art on May 26.
Jennifer Landes
A Hubbard Latham Fordham painting, described in a newspaper article from 1869, was recently found in the attic of the Sag Harbor Historical Society.
Mark Segal
In Ben Woolf’s play “Angry Young Man,” which will have its American premiere Wednesday at Guild Hall, four actors, two women and two men, play the same character, Youssef, often within the same scene. Those four actors also take turns playing the other 11 characters, who range from an elderly woman with an Irish brogue to a towering thug named Bruno to a young refugee named Gjerg.
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The Watermill Center will present works in progress by four recently arrived resident artists on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. as part of its ongoing “In Process” series. A tour of the building and grounds will take place Saturday from 1 to 2 and Wednesday from 2 to 4.
Christopher Walsh
The next installment of the off-season series of concerts at the Southampton Arts Center promises to be one of its most musically adventurous.
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The Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor will present the season’s final concert in the Bach, Before and Beyond series on Sunday at 3 p.m.