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  • Strange, almost surreal forms are central to Deborah Buck's paintings, so they aren’t resolutely abstract. But, with a few exceptions, they are not figurative either--except perhaps in her head, where magic is the norm.
  • The third annual Southampton Jewish Film Festival offers an opportunity to explore a wide span of Jewish history and culture, with films ranging from a documentary about American delicatessens to a narrative feature that eerily foreshadows the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris.
  • Paintings and works on paper by the East Hampton artist Susan Vecsey are on view at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor though Sept. 4. The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton will present “Out of Bounds,” a group exhibition, from Monday through July 31, with a reception set for July 15 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • “Sag Harbor: 100 Years of Film in the Village,” an homage to a century of cinema on Main Street, traces the theater’s history from the silent era to its nearly four-decade tenure as the last independent, single-screen theater on the East End.
  • If the architect Lee Skolnick has a signature style, it’s not how his buildings look. it’s the way he works with clients.
  • “Inconceivable,” Jonathan Baker's first feature film as director, which stars Nicholas Cage, Gina Gershon, and Faye Dunaway, will be released nationally tomorrow. The culmination of his career so far, it did not come to fruition easily.
  • Outdoor film screenings will take place this summer from Montauk to Southampton and beyond.
  • “American Masters” is opening Saturday at Mark Borghi in Bridgehampton with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. It will be on view through mid-August. Grain Surfboards Gallery in Amagansett will present “Salty Drawers,” drawings, paintings, and scrimshaw by Paton Miller and Peter Spacek, two inveterate surfers, from Saturday through July 16. A reception will take place Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. and an artist chat will happen on July 8 at 7 p.m.
  • On Sunday afternoon at 3, Guild Hall will host a panel discussion featuring Peter Neufeld and Barry Scheck, the founders of the Innocence Project, and several of the people who have been found not guilty and freed.
  • Thirty years ago, Paul Schenly, an acclaimed classical pianist, injured a hand. From that acorn, the oak of Pianofest of the Hamptons grew. While Mr. Schenly was undergoing physical therapy in New York City, a friend suggested he escape its steamy summers and continue his recovery in the Hamptons.

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