A program of spoken word and jazz will take place Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center.
“The Trials of Muhammad Ali” will be screened Saturday at 1 p.m. in Southampton.

The fantasy that one could enter any one of these rooms is palpable and their minimal, primarily modernist feel is clean and unfussy

Steinberg’s singular takes on the absurd and the surreal, his interplay between mediums, and his sharp wit and use of language all anticipate the work of generations to come
Saul Steinberg’s singular vision is being celebrated at Pace Gallery in New York City with drawings such as “Noser#5” from 1980. The Saul Steinberg Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; and Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York Photos
The photographs “Chest of Drawers Cityscape,” left, from 1950, and this untitled work, right, using a wall, boxes, and paper to capture an image of women seated on a bench.

Local art news
Friends and colleagues celebrated the life and work of Brian Gaman, an artist who lived in Springs and New York City, at a memorial exhibition held Friday at Art Helix in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Janet Goleas, an East Hampton curator, was one of seven speakers. Mr. Gaman died on July 1 at the age of 65. Mark Segal

A lineup of highly anticipated films, special guests, and related programs
Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in “The Imitation Game”
Steve Carell and Channing Tatum in “Foxcatcher,”
Reese Witherspoon in “Wild.”
Joséphine Japy in “Breathe,” a look at adolescent obsession