When the East Hampton Library’s new addition opened last June, it included the Baldwin Family Lecture Room, a versatile space for children’s programs, film screenings, poetry readings, lectures on local history, and author and book events.
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, in association with A.I.A. Peconic, will present “Pro Bono: Architects Who Serve Humanity,” a discussion focusing on architects who volunteer their time for charitable causes, tomorrow at 6 p.m.
Maziar Behrooz, an East Hampton architect known for work that involves civic, community, and art projects, will moderate a conversation between Sharon Davis, a New York architect, and Jane Walentas, an artist and philanthropist.
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.