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  • It has been almost a year since the publication of “Unstill Life: A Daughter’s Memoir of Art and Love in the Age of Abstraction,” Gabrielle Selz’s book about her parents and the art world in which they held such a prominent place.
  • Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present its second New Works Festival with free readings of plays in development, beginning tomorrow at 7 p.m. with “A Delicate Ship” by Anna Ziegler.
  • Art for Aid is the brainchild of Wendy Wachtel, who opened Walk Tall Gallery in East Hampton in 2007 while at the same time working in international high-end real estate.
  • The East End art scene springs to life with several exciting group shows and a studio class with a master printmaker.
  • Working with shaped panels of pressed wood and squares or rectangles of aluminum, Mr. King creates objects that straddle painting and sculpture, abstraction and representation, the industrial and the handmade.
  • Feedfeed is a crowd-sourced digital cooking publication and community that has received, in the five months it has been online, 400,000 food-related posts all selected for quality by its founders and 50 community editors.
  • “All My Sons,” the 1947 play by Arthur Miller that launched the playwright’s career, will be presented at Guild Hall from June 9 through June 28 with Alec Baldwin and Laurie Metcalf in the leading roles. Stephen Hamilton, co-founder of Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, will direct.

  • Group Show at Ille Arts

    Ille Arts in Amagansett will present “Ubiquity,” a group exhibition organized by Saskia Friedrich, from Saturday through April 27, with an opening reception set for Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.

  • Talk at Parrish

    The next installment of “Brain Food,” the Parrish Art Museum’s lunchtime series of illustrated talks, will feature Scott Howe, the Parrish’s deputy director, who will discuss the museum’s landscape design and its connection to the geology and history of Long Island and to the artists inspired by the natural beauty of the East End. Tickets cost $10, free for members, students, and children.

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  • Slow food, sustainable agriculture, organic farming, and farm-to-table are terms that are so ubiquitous in the ever-expanding culinary world that hardly a restaurant opens today that doesn’t tout its use of locally sourced organic ingredients. By: Mark Segal

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  • 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.