Arts

The hunt will begin at the gazebo on the green in downtown Montauk

At the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor
Joseph Vecsey Michael Heller/Bay Street Theater

The series at Guild Hall begins next Thursday at 7 p.m. with a screening of “The Godfather,”
Will Stoecker, an East Hampton High School junior, founded the East Hampton Film Society, a film series that he will host at Guild Hall. Morgan McGivern

At the East Hampton Library

“I’ve always loved surrealism and landscapes along with the ocean. I guess the strange characters are my creative outlet.”
When Peter Ngo is not at the John Varvatos store on Newtown Lane, he might be jetting off to Los Angeles, Detroit, or Milan for a company event. His paintings mix moody landscapes and seascapes with surrealist imagery, as seen below. Durell Godfrey
Peter Ngo and his date, S. Jessie, right, hung out with John Varvatos and Marilyn Manson at a Ringo Starr concert in Los Angeles.

“Bluebirds” is a fast-paced, nonstop, two-person roller-coaster ride
Sarah (Sophie Vanier) taunts her husband, Walt (Joe Brondo), with the book whose provenance will put their marriage to the test. Gordon M. Grant

Local art news
“Freeflow,” a painting by Marietta Gavaris, will be included in her solo exhibition at Ashawagh Hall in Springs this weekend.

In 2012, Christine Vachon was invited to bring her master class in independent filmmaking to the Stony Brook campus
Tonilyn Sideco, a Stony Brook M.F.A. student, set up a shot, while Jennie Allen, an instructor, looked on.
Christine Vachon, director of the Stony Brook M.F.A. program in film, and Robert Reeves, associate provost of the Southampton graduate arts campus
Stony Brook students filmed at Conscience Point in North Sea in fondly remembered temperate weather.
Cinematographer Richie Duque films Actor/Writer/Director Danielle Bellucci at Conscience Point.
David Hinajosa, head of development at Killer Films, Christine Vachon, and Magdalene Brandeis at Sundance.
Julianne Moore at the Golden Globes
Film Students Alexandra Stergiou, left, and Jason Evans, right, working on a short film last summer
Christine Vachon, Magdalene Brandeis, Simone Pero, and Killer Films Co-Founder Pamela Koffler.

Lindsey Taylor will stress the need for a garden to have a soul, passion, and individual vision to be truly successful
The Pearl Fryar topiary garden in Bishopville, S.C., from “The Gardener’s Garden: A Personal Vision”
Ganna Walska Lotusland in Montecito, Calif.

The convocation will celebrate the founding in 1640 of the towns of Southampton and Southold and their Presbyterian churches, with speakers, music, and poetry
The intersection of Main Street and Job’s Lane in Southampton, circa 1920
The Nugent boys, John Jr., Paul, and William P., enjoyed the beach in 1900.
A circa 1900 photograph of the 1707 Meeting House and Rogers Mansion