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In “Take Every Wave,” Rory Kennedy captures the surfer Laird Hamilton’s devil-may-care attitude and his aquatic accomplishments. It will be screened Aug. 4 at Gurney’s.
“About Face,” an exhibition of work by 70 artists presented by the New York Academy of Art, will open tomorrow at the Southampton Arts Center with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. and remain on view through Sept. 17.

Here is the history of the rarest, most valuable postage stamp ever. Welcome to “Stamp World.”
Bill O’Connell’s Triple Play Trio will perform a free concert of jazz and Latin music at the Montauk Library on Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. In addition to Mr. O’Connell, the band includes Mayra Casales, a Latin percussionist, and Peter...
The Watermill Center’s annual summer lecture series provides a platform for accomplished workers in every imaginable field to share the cutting-edge ideas that shape their work. This year’s talks begin on Tuesday and continue through Aug. 17.
Mandy Gonzalez and the Bacon Brothers will perform in coming days at Guild Hall.
The Jazz on the Terrace series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will welcome back the Hendrik Meurkens Quartet, which appeared at the museum two summers ago, tomorrow at 6 p.m. Mr. Meurkens, a harmonica and vibraphone virtuoso who is a...
Corn is one of our most precious and plentiful summer treats. Steamed corn on the cob with some good butter slathered all over it is something we look forward to all year, along with that perfectly simple beefsteak tomato sandwich on white bread with mayo.
Fasten your seatbelts, here comes our annual editorial about beach bonfires. If you are among those who think it is still the 1970s, when the population was 9,000 and the number of summertime visitors maybe twice that, read no further. However, if you are among the majority, who understand that times have changed and that the pressures on public...
Breitbart News, the arch-right website, helped set the tone some years ago when it posted a story headlined “Ten Reasons Why People Who Support Wind Farms Are Deluded, Criminal or Insane.” Brietbart is not alone; opposition to wind power is common among many on the right, who cite turbines’ wildlife-killing blades as a top concern, though at the...
The East Hampton Town Comprehensive Plan is an amazing 114-page document including tables, charts, and maps. It was adopted in May 2005 after about a year and a half of study by professional planners and of public debate. For the most part, we hear of it these days only when an official or activist points to something in it that is relevant to a...
A barn show, a road show, four studio tours and new shows at Roman Fine Art, Romany Kramoris, Boo-Hooray Summer Rental, and The Art Barge, are all on tap for this week.
The last of the summer’s Poetry Marathon gatherings is Sunday, when at least seven poets will read from their work starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Marine Museum in Amagansett.