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

Local art news
The Outeast Gallery is showing work by Dalton Portella in a pop-up show at 34 South Etna in Montauk through tomorrow. There is a reception tonight from 5 to 9. Erica Broberg

A champion of recording artists plays ball, talks shop in Amagansett
Rather than meet in a stuffy conference room or at a business lunch, music industry attorneys like Bob Donnelly opted to get together recently on an Amagansett baseball diamond instead. Morgan McGivern