Arts

    On Saturday, the 74th Guild Hall artist members show opened with scores of works in almost every possible medium, all submitted by South Fork artists.     Lilly Wei, an independent curator, essayist, and critic...
Show Tunes     Music for Montauk will close its season of free, top-quality programs with the Gilbert and Sullivan Players of New York’s “I’ve Got a Little Twist,” a selection of favorites from the American...
   The Montauk Music Festival, a free live-music showcase, is expected to bring thousands of fans to town from next Thursday through Sunday, May 20. They will be able to choose from 200 performances from 100 bands, sprinkled through 30...
   July will be full of creative exploration at the Stony Brook Southampton campus. As part of a long-term vision of transforming the campus into a graduate-level facility for the study of various art disciplines, the school will...
   There are certain prolific artists whose works always turn up at art fairs or secondary-market galleries. They may be widely popular, but with so much output they risk not always being seen in the best light. Even the best artists...
   Toby Haynes is a representational artist whose work ranges from portraits of animals to portraits of people and to seascapes and plein-air landscapes. A man who divides his time between East Hampton and Launceston, Cornwall —...
The Harnicks Outside     “The Outdoor Museum” is a group of photographs taken by Margery Harnick and included in a book of the same title with poems by Sheldon Harnick, and a selection of both will be on view at Guild...
Work continues apace at the site of the Bull’s Head Inn, soon to be known as the Topping Rose House.
    The Bay Street Theatre, which is celebrating the extension of its lease on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor, has announced a 2012 mainstage lineup that includes comedy, a story of local baymen, and a world premiere musical.
India’s Textiles     On Saturday at 5 p.m., Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada will give a lecture, “India Unfolds: Seen Through a Textile Artist’s Eyes,” at the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton.
   Is it possible that someone born a century ago could have upended the conventions of painting so much that his work is just as relevant to today’s artists as it was some 65 years ago when it was first painted?
Guild Hall’s Members Show     On Saturday from 5 to 6 p.m., Guild Hall will have a free opening reception for its 74th annual artist members exhibition. The show will remain on view through June 9.