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  • Our Fabulous Variety Show, an East End troupe of actors whose theatrical performances help raise money for nonprofits here, will present its 11th production, “Our Adventures in Wonderland,” at Guild Hall in East Hampton starting tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. and continuing with two programs on Saturday and three next weekend.
  • The Southampton Culture Center, on Pond Lane in Southampton Village will have a group show of local artists selected by Christina Strassfield, the director and senior curator at Guild Hall’s museum. The Sara Nightingale Gallery in Water Mill will show “Danish Design Meets American Art”, an interesting match-up of Danish home furnishings and contemporary art.
  • In the early 1990s, when she was in working toward her M.F.A. at Rutgers, Christina Schlesinger was feeling lost. “I asked myself, ‘When did I feel great?’ and I decided it was when I was a tomboy. I had all this energy and spunk.” She embarked on a series of works she calls “Tomboys.”
  • Antonio Asis and Costantino Nivola will be at The Drawing Room in East Hampton. Don't miss this chance to see works by two artists with a lifelong commitment to the study of light and form.
  • Florence Fabricant, food writer for The New York Times and author of 11 (soon to be 12) cookbooks, remembers having lunch with her father when she was 8 years old at Le Cafe Chambord at La Cote Basque, one of the most elegant restaurants in Manhattan until it closed in 1964.
  • Guild Hall will celebrate Labor Day weekend with George Bernard Shaw and rock ’n’ roll, though not on the same program. A concert staging of “Don Juan in Hell,” the third act dream sequence of Shaw’s play “Man and Superman,” will be presented tomorrow at 8 p.m.
  • The 15th annual Box Art Auction benefiting East End Hospice will be held Sept. 12 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Ross School Lower Campus Field House in Bridgehampton. For those who wish a sneak peek, the boxes are on view today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hoie Hall at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton.
  • A noted rock ’n’ roll photographer, Steve Joester, will open Saturday at Lawrence Fine Art in East Hampton with “From London to Havana: Rock and the Rhythm,”. Mica Marder explores the East End’s coastal wildlife in a series of large-scale assemblages at the Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton on Saturday.
  • As a child in Santa Barbara, the first thing Celeste Gainey wanted to be when she grew up was a poet. That ambition was fully realized in March with the publication by Red Hen Press of her first book, “The Gaffer,” from which she will read selections at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on Tuesday.
  • “Cuba 1959,” an exhibition of photographs by Burt Glinn opens at the Tulla Booth Gallery in Sag Harbor. Pop in to the pop-up watercolor art show at Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton on Saturday, Sunday, and Sept. 5 and 6. The show will benefit the Peconic Land Trust.

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  • Sag Harbor's HarborFest 2015 offers maritime fun all weekend long.
  • This year’s festival will include the world premiere of “The Champions,” a documentary by Darcy Dennett that follows the pit bulls rescued from the fighting ring of Michael Vick, the NFL quarterback, and the people who fought to save them despite pressure from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the Humane Society to euthanize them.
  • Christmas Performances
    The Old Whalers Church will hold two Christmas celebrations this weekend. A radio play version of “A Christmas Carol” will be performed in the chapel of the church tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. The free, hourlong show will include members of the East End theater community, church members, friends, and sound effects.

  • Saturday's foul weather didn't deter filmmakers and filmgoers from a festive brunch at c/o the Maidstone, which serves as the headquarters for the Hamptons International Film Festival. Mimosas, bloody marys, and passed hors d'oeuvres helped warm up a happy crowd.

  • The Hamptons International Film Festival's official kickoff took place at Guild Hall Thursday night with a screening of Theodore Melfi's "St. Vincent" starring Melissa McCarthy as newly single mother who must leave her 12-year-old son (Jaeden Lieberher) in the care of her curmudgeonly new neighbor, played by Bill Murray, while she works.

  • "Charlie's Country" is the third collaboration between David Gulpilil, an Australian Aboriginal actor, and Rolf de Heer, a Dutch-born director who lives in Australia. Mr. Gulpilil plays the title character, who lives in a Northern Territory Aboriginal community where white laws have encroached and undermined the traditional ways of life.

  • The annual Box Art Auction to benefit East End Hospice will take place Saturday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Ross School Center for Well-Being in East Hampton. Now in its 14th year, the event is the hospice’s only annual fund-raiser held in East Hampton.

    Each year, approximately 100 artists transform small cigar and wine boxes into works of portable art. Among this year’s participants are Jennifer Cross, Eric Fischl, Connie Fox, April Gornik, Priscilla Heine, William King, Rex Lau, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, and Frank Wimberly.

  • 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.