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  •     She didn’t go to drama school, but Helen Bonham Carter did attend ape school — and singing school for that matter — she revealed during an extended discussion at Bay Street Theatre on Saturday.

  •     For someone who was a great proponent of automatic painting and then the kind of expressive abstract aesthetic that allowed American painters to break free of European Modernist precedent, Robert Motherwell never appeared to me to realize fully his own intentions. In fact, it was other artists from that period — Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, and Willem de Kooning in particular — who seemed more willing to take them to their farthest extremes.

  •    There is something about the fall season here that can be melancholy and a bit menacing. The sea takes on a gray cast and the wind and waves whip up out of nowhere. After a summer of crowds, nonstop noise and hubbub, one gray day you wake up, drive to work, and realize that even the main roads are empty and silent and you are finally alone.

  • The Moby Project, a multimedia exhibition and happening, opened Friday at Mulford Farm in East Hampton and in conjunction with “Moby-Dick,” a related exhibition at Neoteric Fine Art in Amagansett.
  •    Now is a wonderful time to go see the 1950s paintings by Charlotte Park on view at the Pollock-Krasner House in Springs. The show is at its best on the quieter days of autumn when there is less hustle and more time to contemplate the compositions and their place in the greater whole of the art of the era.

  • Guild Hall, Parrish
    Free on Saturday

        Guild Hall and the Parrish Art Museum will allow patrons with a Museum Day Live! ticket free access on Saturday during regular business hours. The program, sponsored by Smithsonian magazine, is in its ninth year. Last year’s event drew over 400,000 participants nationwide, and this year’s expects record-high participation.

  •    The Parrish Art Museum’s Salon Series of classical and contemporary music begins tomorrow with a performance by Michael Brown, a pianist, at 6 p.m.

  •     Tickets for the Hamptons International Film Festival will be available starting tomorrow for purchase online. The festival will run from Oct. 10 to Oct 14.

       At press time, the festival had only released the names of the opening, closing, and centerpiece films as well as the Views From Long Island titles.

  •     Tickets for the Hamptons International Film Festival will be available starting tomorrow for purchase online. The festival will run from Oct. 10 to Oct 14.


        At press time, the festival had only released the names of the opening, closing, and centerpiece films as well as the Views From Long Island titles.

  •     Robert W. Dash, a painter, poet, and extraordinary gardener, died after a long illness at Madoo, his home in Sagaponack, on Saturday. He was 82.

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