Progress in breeding has gone at warp speed and today there are literally dozens of roses of unutterable beauty that meet the no-maintenance requirements of the 21st century. Abby Jane Brody

In order to capture the dramatic images of his Hurricane series, Clifford Ross usually tethers himself to someone on the beach and goes into the surf, sometimes up to his neck, to shoot. Robert Eckholm

By Daniel Koontz
Cherry Duke, a mezzo-soprano soloist in the Choral Society of the Hamptons’ concert on Saturday, engaged in a call and response with the oboist Terry Keevil, suggesting birds and all of nature joining in praising God. Morgan McGivern
A self-portrait of Andy Warhol will be one of the works in Vered’s 10th annual silent auction, a preview of which begins tomorrow with bids accepted until July 3.

Surrounded by her work in other mediums, Irina Ourusoff demonstrated her rug-hooking technique in her Georgica studio.

Darrell Hammond plays a convincing if quiet Truman Capote in the play “Tru” at the Bay Street Theatre through the end of the month. Jerry Lamonica

The Staple Singers are a main focus of the documentary “Rejoice and Shout” at the Bay Street Theatre Monday.

“I Am Pascal,” from 1986-87, is one of the works featured in a retrospective of Dorothea Rockburne opening at the Parrish Art Museum this weekend.