By Ellen T. White
Some 100 artists from the South Fork are on view at the Artists Alliance of East Hampton show at Ashawagh Hall. Durell Godfrey
A series of July art fairs

By Tula Holmes
Scott Sandell, an artist and printmaker from Sag Harbor, is leading the effort to bring a graduate program in visual arts to the Stony Brook Southampton campus. “The Poet Apparently Jumped,” top right, and “Bjorkvik’s Pier” are two examples of his work. W.W. Burford
By Eric Salzman
Mark Mangini conducted the Choral Society of the Hamptons during the summer concert Saturday evening. Durell Godfrey
Guild Hall events

The school has recently developed courses in scriptwriting, directing, acting, screenwriting, digital filmmaking, and film criticism
Julianne Moore, Christine Vachon, Todd Haynes, and Dennis Quaid, from left, posed with their Independent Spirit Awards for the film “Far From Heaven” in 2003.

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A talented cast channels the words of Joe Pintauro in a gripping production of “Men’s Lives.” Barry Gordin

“A Maid’s Room” was written and directed by Michael Walker
“The Maid’s Room,” a film set on the South Fork, plays on the tensions between year-rounders and city folk.

A jack of all decorative trades and master of most
See the beautiful inlaid stone tabletop? No, you don’t. That’s Brian Leaver and the tabletop he painted to look like stone. Sunny Khalsa