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  • “We live here now,” said Dan Rizzie of the house on North Haven he shares with his wife, Susan Lazarus-Reimen, and Trixie, their Australian shepherd. “Before, we just kind of existed.” Although they bought the house in 1995, their recent renovation of its kitchen, living room, and dining room has made a difference.
  • On August 1981, Judge Shepard Frood married Christa and me under the big oak tree in front of East Hampton’s Town Hall. We moved to Los Angeles two months later to break into the movie business.
  • The Southampton Artists Association Winter Art Show will take place from today through Feb. 26 at the Southampton Cultural Center. A reception is set for Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The Winter Salon Series at Malia Mills, a pop-up gallery in the clothing purveyor’s Main Street, East Hampton, space, will open a new group exhibition with a reception Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Harper’s Apartment, the Manhattan branch of East Hampton’s Harper’s Books, will open “Parallel Lines,” a show of 20 years of work by Don Christensen, with a reception for the artist today from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Anne Raymond has been an abstract painter since college, but her work changed after she was exposed to the light and physical presence of East Hampton, where she and her husband, Ken Olson, have lived for 23 years.
  • “I Am Jane Doe,” a documentary about sex trafficking of under-age girls on, directed by Mary Mazzio and co-produced by Ms. Mazzio and Alec Sokolow, a screenwriter who lives in Sagaponack, will premiere tomorrow in Manhattan and in five other cities.
  • A product cannot get more local or artisanal than FoodFitness Granola Clusters, which Renée McCormack single-handedly makes and packages in the certified kitchen of her East Hampton house and delivers to some 20 fitness studios and specialty shops from East Hampton to Southampton.
  • ArtUnprimed, the pop-up gallery that occupies the Addo Women’s Clothing Collective on Sag Harbor’s Main Street, will open “Women,” its second exhibition, with a reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The East End Winter Salon, an artists’ collaborative, will present its first exhibition, “What We Love About the East End,” from Saturday through April 2 at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Bridgehampton.
  • The Art Gallery at the Quogue Library is presenting “50 Shades of White,” a juried photography show that celebrates the beauty of white in all its permutations. On view through Feb. 26, the photographs, by 23 East End photographers, will be judged by Neil Watson, director of the Long Island Museum and formerly director of the Katonah Museum of Art in Westchester County. “Supernature,” an exhibition of paintings by Jeff Muhs, will open today at the Lyons Wier Gallery in Chelsea and continue through Feb. 25. A reception will be held tonight from 6 to 8.
  • “Steel Magnolias,” Robert Harling’s 1987 comedy-drama that became widely known thanks to the star-studded 1989 film, has over the years been met by critics with praise, derision, and everything in between. While one critic said, “The writing is filled with clever, country-fried witticisms and hilarious one-liners,” another wrote, “The script is formulaic and not as funny as it ought to be.”
  • Karyn Mannix Contemporary and the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton have put out a call for submissions to the 12th annual “Love and Passion” exhibition, which will be on view at the White Room from Feb. 10 through Feb. 12, with a reception set for Feb. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. “Deconstructing Borders: The Flux of Dissent,” a solo exhibition of work by Elektra KB, will open at Roman Fine Art in East Hampton with a reception tomorrow evening from 6 to 8, and remain on view through Feb. 19.

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