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“Long Island Oddities” John Leita and Laura Leita History Press, $17.99
   “It seemed like such a cool thing to do,” said David Browne, author and journalist. “Merge your love of music and love of writing.”     Last month, Mr. Browne was a featured guest at Authors Night...
   Cornelia Foss has a new self-published book, “Cornelia Foss: Ten Years of Paintings and Drawings, 2003-2013,” that has more illustrations and heft than many volumes coming out of traditional presses. The art book industry...
   Wendi Blair holds many jobs, but her favorite is that of photographer. For the last year, in rain, snow, wind, and hail, she has iced up and packed out fish for shipping from the dock at Inlet Seafood in Montauk.     She...
    The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will once again host the OLA Film Festival, presented by the Organizacion Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island this weekend.     The festival, now 10 years old, will open...
Printmaking Workshop     Guild Hall is offering an open studio workshop with Dan Welden, with sessions on Friday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. and on Sept. 21 at the same times.     Participants will...
   Tomorrow, the Parrish Art Museum will continue its East End or Busk concert series on its terrace at sunset with the Ebony Hillbillies, New York street musicians, with an accompanying barbecue menu presented by the Art of Eating in the...
   On the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend, Bay Street will present Betty Buckley in “The Vixens of Broadway” at 8 p.m.     Always popular, Ms. Buckley’s shows typically sell out. In this one, she presents...
   The Picture Show, Bay Street Theatre’s off-season classic-film series, will begin this weekend with a salute to Gene Kelly. “An American in Paris” will be shown tomorrow and “For Me and My Gal” will be...