Thomas McDonell, who has spent summers in Amagansett and Wainscott since he was a child, starred in the recent Disney film “Prom” with Aimee Teegarden. Richard Foreman Jr.

Laura Benjamin with some of the tools of her trade in her Northwest Woods studio Durell Godfrey

Gina Diao

Claire Watson of Water Mill will exhibit her work in “Nots: Sculpture and Drawing” at Dowling College beginning Sunday.

Buck Brannaman, who helped train Robert Redford for his role in “The Horse Whisperer,” has his own cinematic story told in the first SummerDocs offering, “Buck.” Cindy Meehl

Marianne Koerner played accompaniment as she led her class in a warm-up sing on a recent Wednesday night. Durell Godfrey

Edward Hibbert and Christine Ebersole at Ten Chimneys

Faith Middleton, center, spoke with Max Scott and Vera Graaf, documentary filmmakers, about their latest project last week as part of her new series of interviews on the East End. Jennifer Landes