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The photography of Ricardo B. Sanchez can be seen at the Tulla Booth Gallery in Sag Harbor through Oct. 10.

The end-of-summer party has taken place for 27 years at various locations
Joe Lauro auctioned some of his rare music memorabilia at a recent fund-raiser held in his barn on Shelter Island. His next project is Saturday’s Beach Blast. Carrie Ann Salvi

I was immediately enthralled by this bit of agitprop theater
“Cloud Life,” a painting by Eric Dever, inspired a play of the same name by Joe Pintauro and was onstage during its reading on Saturday. Gary Mamay

Kelley was a master of the decrepit, the forlorn, the scatological, the cruelly cast off
A group of pieces and projections from Mike Kelley’s “Kandor” project takes up the bulk of the south wing of the Watermill Center. Lovis Dengler

A trip worth considering
The Duomo in Florence, Italy, is one of the many inspiring works of art, architecture, and culture that Stony Brook Southampton students will take in during a short-fiction writing conference in January. Christian McLean

At the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center

The Watermill Center will celebrate the premiere of “Einstein on the Beach”

There will be two auctions
Arlene Bujese Durell Godfrey

Local art news
Homan-ji III, 187F,” from 1995, is one of several drawings that Jennifer Bartlett will show at the Drawing Room Gallery in East Hampton beginning this week