Arts & Leisure

Literature Live! Celebrates a Decade with ‘Gatsby’

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic Jazz Age novel, “The Great Gatsby,” will come to life on Bay Street Theater’s intimate stage, adapted by Simon Levy and directed by Joe Minutillo.

‘Animal Family’ To Reside at Watermill Center

The choreographer calls it “Animal Family,” which will make its world premiere on December 13 in Colombia after the East End gets a taste of the production over the next three weeks through a residency at The Watermill Center.

Stages to Present 24th Annual ‘Frankenstein Follies’ at Bay Street

The musical revue about Frankenstein’s search for his bride is full of witches, monsters, goblins and ghouls who sing and dance to fun show tunes and rock and roll.

The Drama Behind ‘A Comedy of Tenors’

Hampton Theatre Company will open its 2018-19 season with “A Comedy of Tenors” on Thursday, October 25, at 7 p.m. at Quogue Community Hall.

‘Light of the Ocean’ Readies for New Opening Date

After much anticipation, “Light of the Ocean” — a site-specific installation by artist Francisco Alvarado-Juárez — will officially open with a reception on Friday, November 2.

Music Masters Welcomes Eli Yamin for Intensive Full-Scholarship Program

Apply now for the Music Masters 2019 Mentorship Program with jazz pianist and singer Eli Yamin, to be held in January at the East End Arts School

Lessons from War: Actors Immerse Themselves in ‘Red Badge of Courage’

Thomas Schiavoni Jr. has taken an unusual approach in preparing for his first lead role in boots on the ground theater’s upcoming production of “The Red Badge of Courage.”

Alliance of Russian and American Painters To Showcase at Grenning

“The Russian | American Painting Alliance” will open with a reception on Saturday, October 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

‘The Wake of the Whale’ Felt in Sag Harbor

Sightings of pilot whales in the frigid Nordic waters have drawn residents of the Faroe Islands to their boats and beaches for nearly 1,000 years.

MFA Alumni Are Big Men, and Women, on Campus

What do Sande Boritz Berger, Maggie Bloomfield, Genevieve Sly Crane, Nora Decter, Joanne Pateman and Allen Retzky all have in common? They are all published authors.

‘Entretejiendo’ Comes Alive with Music

Throughout history, singers have woven melodic texts with the harmonies and punteados of lyres, harps, lutes, vihuelas and guitars to express humankind’s deepest feelings — from celebration to despair.

Salon Series: Where Piano and Song Collide

Vocal music serves as the inspiration behind Nadejda Vlaeva’s upcoming performance on Friday, October 19, at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, as part of its Salon Series concerts.

Bits & Banter: EagleMania, Auditions for ‘Reasons,’ Beatles Get Latin Twist

There is the unmistakable sound of vocal harmonies as only the Eagles do — but EagleMania comes pretty close.

‘This Changes Everything’ Stresses Importance of Parity — from the Top Down

On October 6, a large crowd worked its way into the East Hampton UA Cinema for the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) screening of “This Changes Everything,” a documentary by Tom Donahue that explores the issue of female discrimination in the film business.

A World of Discovery at Guild Hall this Fall

For Mike Solomon, it is looking at his father, and his work, through a new lens in “Syd Solomon: Concealed and Revealed.” For curator Jess Frost, it was stumbling across an entire body of work in the Permanent Collection, which now lives as “Please Send To: Ray Johnson.” And for artist Sara Mejia Kriendler, it was exploring her heritage in a country that was closed off to her for decades.

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“Blue It!” Puts Relics of the Human Imprint on Display at Guild Hall

In 2014, Aubrey Roemer was canvassing the streets of Montauk, soliciting interesting faces to capture in blue paint for her community project, “Leviathan.” Fast-forward four years and the textile artist is no longer asking. She is taking what she can find, picking up her subjects from the streets and the beach.

Art from Rizzie and Cash Combine in ‘Bird on a Blade’

“Bird on a Blade" features 50 pairs of RosanneCash’s lyrics and Dan Rizzie’s images that amplify one another, speaking to the experiences of love and loss, fear and faith, and everyday hope.

The Weight Band and a ‘World Gone Mad’ at Westhampton Beach PAC

The Weight, a five-piece ensemble named for and dedicated to The Band’s songs, will perform off its debut album, “World Gone Mad,” on Saturday, November 23, at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center.