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  • The Museum of Art in Deland, Fla. will have an exhibition of the work of Syd Solomon opening Friday, April 29. A reception will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Guild Hall’s 78th annual Artist Members Exhibition will open Saturday with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. and continue through June 4.
  • For the first time in its 16-year history, the Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters Lab included a master class that was open to the public, and the public turned out in force, filling the theater in the Ross School’s Senior Thesis Building on Saturday afternoon for an hour with Alexander Dinelaris, one of the Oscar-winning writers of “Birdman: Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance.”
  • The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival’s Spring Docs Day will celebrate cats, dogs, and songbirds with three films and a daylong silent auction on Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.
  • Eric Booker, assistant curator at the National Academy Museum, will discuss Stephen Antonakos’s work at the Drawing Room in East Hampton. An exhibit of the artist's work will open tomorrow and run to May 9. The sixth annual “Art Groove,” a multimedia event including art, music, and video, will take place at Ashawagh Hall in Springs on Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Don't miss the reception Saturday night from 6 to 11, which will be a multimedia event.
  • Managing one career at a time is enough for most people, but not for Setha Low. After receiving her Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1976, she established herself as a leading scholar and researcher in the field of cultural anthropology, focusing on the politics of public spaces, their increasing privatization, and the need to preserve diversity in their use.
  • CES and YES2, internationally known graffiti artists, will create new pieces during a reception at the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The art gallery at the Quogue Library will present “Views of the East End: Real and Imagined,” an exhibition of paintings by Jerry Schwabe, from Saturday through May 1.
  • For those old enough to remember the psychedelic ’60s, and those who wish they could, Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present “A Night at the Fillmore East: A Musical Tribute to the Legendary Venue” on Saturday at 8 p.m.
  • During a recent conversation at his house and studio on seven wooded acres in Noyac, Dan Welden said, “ ‘Master printmaker’ is a touchy title for me,’ I know printmaking pretty well now, but every so often it will throw me for a bit of a loop. I like the idea that I don’t feel totally secure in any one thing. If somebody knows it all, then they might be considered a master. But that word ‘master’ prevents you from learning more, it puts a ceiling on things.” Little wonder, then, that the ceiling of his great room soars 30 feet.
  • The Watermill Center will present an art exhibition, two open rehearsals, and tours of the building and grounds this weekend, beginning tomorrow at 1 p.m. with a screening at Francesca Fini’s “Ofelia No Anneka (Ophelia Did Not Drown)” and followed by an open rehearsal of “La Masca,” a mixed-media installation. Ms. Fini is a current resident at the center.
  • Yonkers is coming to Quogue next Thursday when Neil Simon’s play “Lost in Yonkers,” a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner, opens a three-week run at the Hampton Theatre Company.

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