Arts & Leisure

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.

Bits: Bay Street Staff Grows, HTC To Cast Winter and Spring Shows, Fall at...

Bay Street has two new faces gracing its Sag Harbor theater — along with a pair of new positions — who will help support continued growth at the center for the arts, according to a press release.

Roaring Back to the 20s with ‘The Great Gatsby’ at Bay Street

As part of the Literature Live! program, Bay Street Theater will stage public productions of  F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” — adapted for the stage by Simon Levy, directed by Joe Minutillo and choreographed by Stephanie Vertichio.

A Conversation With Arturo Menéndez

Filmmaker Arturo Menéndez is feeling the buzz around his latest film, “La Palabra de Pablo,” which is unusual, because he is from El Salvador.

New Artists-In-Residence Program Fosters the Creative Spirit

When Kate Taylor first arrived in Sag Harbor from Los Angeles, she quickly unpacked, turned off her phone and got straight to work — much to her surprise.

Students Pour Their Hearts into ‘Don’t Drink the Water’

The Pierson High School theater department has taken on dramatic stories, quirky family tales and traditional high school literary works, but this year is trying its hand at pure comedy with the Woody Allen play “Don’t Drink the Water.”

“Every Picture Tells A Story” at Parrish Art Museum

Every year, for the past six years, the curatorial team at the Parrish Art Museum has sat around a conference table with one daunting task: to consider more than 3,000 works of art.

Bits: Artists Association Unveils Fall Exhibition, Holiday Gift Boutique, Guild Hall’s Artists-In-Residence

Southampton Artists Association Fall Art Show will open with a reception on Friday, November 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center, located at 25 Pond Lane in Southampton.

Howie Mandel Like You’ve Never Seen Him Before

There is a side to Howie Mandel that “America’s Got Talent” and “Deal or No Deal” has never seen — but definitely alluded to.

Looking in on Life in Lanford Wilson’s “HOT L Baltimore”

Opening in February 1973, “Hot L Baltimore” was the first major success for Lanford Wilson and his theater company, the Circle Repertory Company. It would set an Off-Broadway record of 1,166 performances and critics and audiences alike related to with the play’s colorful cast of characters and their impending fate.

OLA Film Festival Celebrates 15 Years of Showcasing Latino Films

With films from Chile, Mexico, El Salvador, the United States and Brazil, the Latino Film Festival will kick off with “A Fantastic Woman” on Friday, November 9, at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill — winner of the 2018 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

Spoons Viewed as Extension of Family in “Love is Not All”

Patti Grabel's passion for cooking would intertwine with her art, manifesting in a series of prints of painted wooden spoons, which will be on view as part of the group show, “Love Is Not All,” also featuring work by Meghan Boody, Ryan Michael Kelly, Jeff Muhs and Richard Pasquarelli.

‘This Changes Everything’ Takes Climate Change to the Next Level

“This Changes Everything,” filmed in 211 days over the course of four years — spanning nine countries in five continents — presents powerful portraits of communities on the front lines of climate change.

New Lauro Film Taps Largely Unseen Musical Archive

The annual Folk Festival held in Newport, Rhode Island, was the epicenter of the Folk Music Revival — the most important annual event from the early- to mid-1960s for folk and roots music of the time.

Writers Speak Welcomes Jonathan Santlofer

Crime writer and memoirist Jonathan Santlofer will read from and discuss his work during the Writers Speak Wednesdays series on November 7, starting at 7 p.m., at Stony Brook Southampton.

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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.