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  • “Summer Job” at Harper’s

    “Summer Job,” an exhibition of recent work by Enoc Perez, will open Saturday at Harper’s Books in East Hampton and remain on view through Oct. 14.

    The series, which includes collages, two sculptures, and a selection of repurposed three-dimensional objects, juxtaposes products of high and low culture and forms of high and low artistic media. Using found images, Mr. Perez investigates the changing nature of representation in the age of social media.

  • Arlene Slavin’s “Intersections” series, on view at Guild Hall through Oct. 13, consists of outdoor sculptures made up of interwoven, translucent, colored vinyl strips, and paintings whose bands of color make similar use of the grid and the diagonal. These new works, most of which were produced over the past two years, refer consciously to paintings Ms. Slavin was making during the early 1970s.

  • Philippe Petit, the French high-wire artist who captured the world’s imagination in 1973 with his walk between the two 110-story towers of the World Trade Center, will repeat his elevated stroll at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton at 6 p.m. next Thursday, the 40th anniversary of his historic feat.

    Titled “Look Up,” his performance will use the same wire, tensioning device, and balancing pole and will cover the same distance, but at a height of 20 feet instead of almost 1,400.

  • The 47th annual Artists of the Springs Invitational Exhibit will open at Ashawagh Hall tomorrow and remain on view through Aug. 17. An opening reception will be held tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m., and the exhibition’s curator, Sue Ferguson Gussow, will lead a tour of the show on Aug. 16 from 4 to 5 p.m.

  • Two at Drawing Room

    Concurrent shows of works on paper by Sue Heatley and sculpture by Adrian Nivola will be on view at the Drawing Room in East Hampton from tomorrow through Aug. 31.

    Ms. Heatley, who lives in East Hampton, was influenced by the intense color and visual stimuli she encountered while in India in 2012. Her new work expands on her longstanding interest in patterns and textures with a vibrant palette, sweeping lines, looping archways, and ornamental fields activating the picture plane.

  • In February 2004, I took the family to Mexico. Sort of the way Chevy Chase took his family across the U.S. in “National Lampoon’s Vacation.”

  • “My Life Is a Musical,” a musical comedy by Adam Overett, will have its world premiere with a five-week run at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor from Tuesday through Aug. 31.

    The play’s protagonist is Parker, a shy accountant with one particular quirk: When he leaves his apartment every morning, he hears people singing and sees them dancing, to the accompaniment of an invisible orchestra. Nobody else knows this is happening. His life is a musical — and he hates musicals.

  • Lady Gaga Portraits

    “Portraits of Lady Gaga,” an exhibition of high-definition video portraits by Robert Wilson, will have its United States premiere on Saturday at the Watermill Center’s summer benefit and will remain on view through Sept. 14.

  • The house shared by Liz Robbins, a well-known Washington lobbyist, and her husband, Doug Johnson, a former news anchor for WABC-TV, reveals itself gradually. Though in the estate area of the Village of East Hampton, it isn’t visible from the street, hidden not by manicured hedges but by a profusion of shrubbery and trees. A short gravel drive leads to an inauspicious parking area. The front door is all but hidden by climbing roses, which cover the shingled facade and were in bloom on a recent visit. The house is reminiscent of a bucolic English cottage.

  • “Clever Little Lies,” a comedy by the Tony Award-winning playwright Joe DiPietro that premiered last fall at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, N.J., will open at Guild Hall on Wednesday and run through Aug. 3. The original cast—Marlo Thomas, Greg Mullavey, Jim Stanek, and Kate Wetherhead—will star in the production, which will be directed by David Saint, artistic director of George Street Playhouse.

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  • The Hamptons International Film Festival announced their annual awards Monday morning at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church.

    The festival’s Audience Awards went to Stephen Frears’s “Philomena,” a drama starring Dame Judi Dench, and “Desert Runners,” Jennifer Steinman’s documentary about the 4 Deserts Race Series of 150-mile ultramarathons. Irene Taylor Brodsky’s “One Last Hug (…And a Few Smooches): Three Days at Grief Camp” won the Audience Award for Best Short.

  •    Filmed in Bellport over a period of 18 days for $700,000, "The Maid's Room" has the look of an expensive Hollywood production. “We did everything we could to make a local film, but not a small film,” says Michael Walker, its director.