Arts

Star Staff
The Shelter Island Presbyterian Church will be alive with the sound of music this weekend. Katie McNally, a fiddler, and Neil Pearlman, a pianist, will perform a concert steeped in the musical traditions of Scotland and Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia tomorrow evening from 7:30 to 9:30.
Star Staff
Canio’s Cultural Cafe’s Irish history film series will present “Jimmy’s Hall,” a film directed by Ken Loach about Jimmy Gralton, a leader of the Irish Revolutionary Workers Group who decides to reopen a dance hall after his return to Ireland in the 1930s after a 10-year absence.
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“The Art of Elegance,” the second program in the Madoo Conservancy’s “Madoo Talks: House and Garden” lecture series, will take place Sunday at noon in the conservancy’s winter house studio.
Jean Kennedy Smith uniquely offers the vantage point of a kindhearted sister in a history-making set of siblings.
Baylis Greene
For a body of water 110 miles long and 21 miles across at its widest point, Long Island Sound somehow tends to be overlooked. Now, a new guide, beautifully illustrated.
Mark Segal
If all goes well for Lucia Davis, a refurbished school bus will depart from Greenport this summer, but not with schoolchildren aboard. Instead it will be a traveling showcase of art and artists that will hold collaborative events at each stop along the Eastern Seaboard.
Thomas Bohlert
The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival’s spring series is back for a third season. It appears that this springtime addition to the festival’s longstanding summer series has earned itself a permanent place on the East End’s classical music scene, increasing from two concerts originally to three last year, and this year adding a premiere performance to the lineup. And, no surprise, it looks like an exciting and harmonious mix of the new and well known in both repertoire and performers.
Star Staff
The Southampton Arts Center, in partnership with Telluride Mountainfilm, will show “Sonita,” a documentary by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, an Iranian filmmaker, tomorrow evening at 7. An 18-year-old Afghan refugee living in a shelter in Iran, Sonita is in many ways a typical teenage girl, but, in the tradition of forced marriage endemic to Afghan culture, her mother wants to sell her as a bride to a much older man.
Star Staff
The Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will be a busy venue this week, with four days of films, music, and dancing, starting today at 6 p.m. with a screening of “The Winter Guest,” a drama directed by Alan Rickman about a widow determined to leave Scotland who gets an unexpected visit from her aging mother. Starring Phyllida Law and Emma Thompson, it was shown in 1997 at the Hamptons International Film Festival. Tickets are $10.
Opinion
Jennifer Landes
New sites, new layouts, new leadership, and even a new presidential administration made their marks this year in the fairs that were part of New York City’s “Art Week,” which concluded on Monday.
Star Staff
Hector Martignon, a two-time Grammy-nominated composer, producer, orchestrator, and pianist, will return to the Friday Night Jazz series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill with his Foreign Affair quartet tomorrow at 6 p.m. The evening of Afro-Cuban and South American jazz will be performed in a candlelight cabaret setting with table service of drinks and light refreshments available for purchase from the Golden Pear Cafe.
A collection of stories that amounts to an existential search for pure masculinity in a time when the gender binary is rapidly decaying.
Star Staff
Verdi’s “La Traviata,” the next offering from The Met: Live in HD, will be shown at Guild Hall on Saturday at 1 p.m. Sonya Yoncheva will sing the role of Violetta, the tragic courtesan, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo, and Thomas Hampton as his father, Germont. Tickets are $22, $20 for members, and $15 for students.
Jennifer Landes
The pop-up gallery for ArtUnprimed in the Addo shop in Sag Harbor is now showing “Terra,” a group exhibition inspired by nature. “Art That Speaks to You,” a group show featuring work by Mark E. Zimmerman and Kat O’Neill, will open tomorrow at the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton and continue through April 3. A reception will take place Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.
Mark Segal
The pop-up gallery for ArtUnprimed in the Addo shop in Sag Harbor is now showing “Terra,” a group exhibition inspired by nature. “Art That Speaks to You,” a group show featuring work by Mark E. Zimmerman and Kat O’Neill, will open tomorrow at the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton and continue through April 3. A reception will take place Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.