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  • “Viewpoints @ 29th Street,” the Watermill Center’s series of talks at Robert Wilson’s loft in Manhattan, will open its 2017 series with a conversation between Katharina Otto-Bernstein, a filmmaker, producer, and screenwriter, and Annette Insdorf, a writer and film professor at Columbia University.
  • Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present a new All Star Comedy Show on Saturday at 8 p.m. Once again the evening will be hosted by Joseph Vecsey of the Optimum Cable TV “Unmovers” spots and host of “The Call Back,” a podcast devoted to the art and business of comedy. Richie Redding, Dave Sirus, and Marie Faustin will be the guest comics.
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  • The dancers of the Dancehampton studio in East Hampton had a successful first competition of the season last week, Kelly Hren, the studio’s director and a choreographer, reported.
  • Betty S. Miller, a lifelong member of the Amagansett Presbyterian Church who was proud of her Bonac roots, died at Southampton Hospital on Jan. 27 of congestive heart failure. She was about a month shy of her 87th birthday.

  • Elspeth Banks Furlaud, an artist and longtime summer resident of Dunemere Lane in East Hampton, died surrounded by her family on Feb. 5 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She was 92.

  • Gail J. Murphy of Montauk, who worked for John Ecker Inc., a Montauk insurance brokerage from the time she was in high school until her final illness, died at home on Sunday. She was 55 and had had breast cancer for about four years.
  • A celebration of life for Richard Shumway, a Southampton resident and owner of Atlantic Collaborative Construction Company in Bridgehampton who died on Feb. 8, will be held at the Southampton Inn on Hill Street in Southampton on March 4 at 2 p.m.
  • David M. King, a former chief and longtime member of the Springs Fire Department and an owner of C.E. King and Sons, an awning and marine canvas company in Springs, died on Saturday morning at Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan. He was 62. His family received visitors at a firefighters’ service yesterday. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

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