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Kumalo and Friends Bring ‘Nations United’ to Southampton Arts Center

Bakithi Kumalo was working as a mechanic when he got the call. “Hey, listen, there’s a guy by the name of Paul Simon from America....

Drummers Take Over ‘Jazz on the Terrace’ Series

While the Philippe Lemm Trio performs originals and creatively re-imagined jazz standards, Richie Siegler’s quintet pays tribute to The Jazz Messengers — but both will perform at the Parrish Art Museum.

Josh Ritter Returns to Westhampton Beach

A songwriter, musician, New York Times best-selling author, painter and performer, Josh Ritter seems to do it all. He is unafraid of growing, changing and challenging earlier versions of himself — as well as past performances.

Up Next: Charles Busch at ‘Music Mondays’

Tony nominee, Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement honoree and two-time MAC Award winner Charles Busch employs his skills as performer and playwright in a new show that gets to the essence of this legendary entertainer.

Flatt Lonesome Brings the Bluegrass Heat

The Sylvester Manor Educational Farm will wrap up this summer’s concert series in style, with a performance by Flatt Lonesome on Sunday, August 12, up on the Creekside stage.

Béla Fleck to Perform at Guild Hall

To his generations of fans, the New York native is simply Béla Fleck, who is now striking out solo, illuminating the possibilities of the five-string banjo with new music and old tunes from his 40-year career.

Get Ready to Rock — For Free!

The Sag Harbor Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will kick off a series of free concerts in Marine Park with The Realm on Thursday, August 2, at the Sag Harbor Park, located on Bay Street and Marine Park Drive.

Vanessa Williams Brings Voice to PAC

Critically acclaimed in film, television, recordings and the Broadway stage — not to mention having sold millions of records worldwide — Williams will give a concert on Saturday, August 4, at 8 p.m. at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, located at 76 Main Street in Westhampton Beach.

A Summer of Sound with Music for Montauk

Each Music for Montauk concert is timed to end just before sunset — a trio of location, light and sound that creates an atmosphere the summer music festival is known for, starting off on Tuesday, August 7, at 8 p.m. with the Pedro Giraudo Jazz Ensemble at Solé East in Montauk.

Trevor Hall Joins “Portraits” Series at Guild Hall

A serendipitous move during this phase led him to the book, “The Fruitful Darkness” by Joan Halifax Roshi — three words that best described his current state of being, he said, and the only logical title for his latest effort, which he will pull from and discuss during a concert on Friday, July 27, as part of G. E. Smith’s “Portraits” series at Guild Hall in East Hampton.

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival is a Celebration of Immigrants

On the brink of the 35th anniversary of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, Marya Martin found herself taking stock.

Grub on Local Fare to Live Tunes

The Clam Bar at Napeague is hosting live music every Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. — next up, Joe Haines on July 25 — at the Amagansett restaurant, located at 2025 Montauk Highway.

Edgar Winter To Play Suffolk Theater

On Sunday, July 22, Winter and his band — Doug Rappoport on guitar, Koko Powell on bass and Jason Carpenter on drums, with the frontman on saxophone, keyboards, percussion and vocals — will perform at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead.

I AM Pairs ‘Water Musings’ with the East End

Following their trajectory of non-traditional performance settings, the group will come to The White Room Gallery for the first of a series of live art happenings: “Water Musings,” an ode to the artists’ profound fascination with the fluidity and power of water, on Saturday, July 21, at the Bridgehampton gallery.

Hampton Ballet Theatre School Takes On ‘Peter and the Wolf’

The ballet, the music, the costumes, the voice. “Peter and the Wolf” is an audience favorite and, in collaboration with the Hampton Festival Orchestra and a surprise guest narrator, the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will bring it to life.

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‘Painters Painting’ Leads New Film Series at Parrish Art Museum

Emile de Antonio was a keen observer of the art world, an important conduit between artist friends and gallerists. They let him into their homes and studios, and sometimes, with a video camera in hand.

‘First Reformed’ Kicks Off Sag Harbor Cinema Initiative

On Sunday, January 20, Paul Schrader’s critically acclaimed film “First Reformed” — a powerhouse tour-de-force starring Ethan Hawke as the troubled Protestant minister of a dwindling congregation — will screen at 6 p.m. at Guild Hall, located at 158 Main Street in East Hampton.