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Kaye Donachie's "Solitude Chases" is part of "Dearest . . ." at the Fireplace Project beginning Friday.

The Scaler Summer Lecture Series brings leading figures in the arts, sciences, and humanities to the center for free talks
The crowd at a previous year's lecture series

At the Montauk Library

At the gallery Art Von Frei in Berlin

At the Southampton Arts Center

At the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor

“Vice Versa.”
“Red Envelope” by Eric Brown is part of a solo show devoted to the artist at Ille Arts in Amagansett.

A launch party for Accabonac House will be held on Tuesday evening at Ashawagh Hall
Alex Kilgore, in Accabonac House, has dedicated a multidisciplinary artists residency program to Lisa de Kooning, his lifelong friend. Jennifer Landes

A musical gumbo of East Texas blues, zydeco, and Gulf Coast R&B
Marcia Ball, a longtime favorite at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett, returns for an 8 p.m. set on Wednesday. Mary Keating Bruton