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  • Center Stage at Southampton Cultural Center will hold open auditions for “A Chorus Line” on Jan. 3 and 4, beginning promptly at 5 p.m. both days. Rehearsals will begin immediately following the auditions, and the musical will run from Feb. 26 through March 21. Michael Disher, director of Center Stage, will direct the production. Amanda Borsack Jones will be musical director.

  • The popular series “Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas” will return to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Friday, Jan. 2, at 8 p.m. and continue on Friday evenings throughout January and March. Each concert will feature a special musical guest, with Chad Smith, the drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, scheduled for the Jan. 2 show.

  • Yaniris F. Vargas and Isaac A. Lopez were married on Saturday at 4 p.m. on Oakview Highway in East Hampton. East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky officiated.

    Mr. Lopez, an East Hampton firefighter, is the son of the late Genara and Alcides Lopez. He has two children, Charlene Lopez of Puerto Rico and Isaac S. Lopez of Seattle, both of whom were at the ceremony Saturday. He studied custom engineering and works in maintenance at the East Hampton Town Senior Citizens Center.

  • Thursday, December 18
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Pierson-Bridgehampton at Sayville, nonleague, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, December 19
    BOYS SWIMMING, Smithtown vs. East Hampton, nonleague, Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, 5 p.m.
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Dalton School at East Hampton, nonleague, 6 p.m., and Pierson at Smithtown Christian, 4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, December 20
    BOYS BASKETBALL, East Rockaway at Bridgehampton, nonleague, 2 p.m.

  • Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor has announced that the musical “Grey Gardens” will be part of its 2015 Mainstage season, with a run from July 28 through Aug. 30. Based on the 1975 documentary film by Albert and David Maysles about Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale, the show has a book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korrie. Casting and the creative team will be announced at a later date, as will next summer’s other productions.

  • Boatbuilders, Ho!

    Coming to you from a northern land of rocky coasts and extreme tides, Paul Garstide is out with a book for both boatbuilders and fans of watercraft as floating pieces of art. “Plans & Dreams: 23 Ready-to-Build Boat Designs” contains 217 pages of color photos, black-and-white construction plans, and essays that the naval architect and custom boatbuilder living in Nova Scotia has had published in Water Craft, a British magazine.

  • A free screening of Handel’s “Messiah” will take place tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Guild Hall. Christopher Hogwood, a noted English conductor and musicologist, conducts the performance by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Westminster Abbey of Handel’s most well-known and beloved oratorio. The recording takes advantage of Westminster Abbey’s fine acoustics and architectural splendor.

  • The Hamptons International Film Festival is offering discounted Founders Passes to the 2015 festival, which will take place Oct. 8-12, 2015, through Dec. 31. The passes include express ticketless access to all screenings, opening and closing night films, V.I.P. events, all spotlight and centerpiece films, all general films, all panels and “conversations with,” and other special presentations.

  • AMAGANSETT
    S.T.R. L.L.C. to M. and M. Vasarhelyi, 2095 Montauk Highway, 1.1 acres, Oct. 20, $1,250,000.
    C. and W. Friedman to S. Hash, 23 Bayberry Lane, .29 acre, Oct. 22, $3,400,000.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    W. and K. Pelletier to Kloch, Nicholson, and Rive, 2248 Scuttle Hole Road, 2.65 acres, Oct. 17, $1,650,000.
    J. Israel and E. Glicksman to K. and J. Mance, 311 Lumber Lane, 1.98 acres, Oct. 3, $1,775,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    V. Kehoe Trust to Flex Development L.L.C., 10 Dominy Court, .98 acre, Oct. 14, $860,000.

  • Part Nutcracker, Part Grinch

    The young dancers of Studio 3 in Bridgehampton will present “Mixed Nuts,” a production that is part “The Nutcracker,” part “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” tomorrow and Saturday at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. The show includes ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, and other dance forms in an original holiday story with classic Christmas characters.

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  • The Bargain Box and Bargain Books, the thrift shops at the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, will reopen on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after a monthlong hiatus. 

    The shops, all gussied up for spring, will celebrate the season ahead with a raffle this week. When a customer makes a purchase, he or she will be entered in a raffle for a $50 voucher for a future shopping spree at the L.V.I.S. The drawing will be on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. 

  • A fire chief responding to an automatic fire alarm call at a house in Bridgehampton on Sunday morning smelled smoke, called for engines to respond, and then discovered flames that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish.

    The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to a house on Job’s Lane, near Pointe Mecox Lane, at about 9:50 a.m. Mark Balserus, the second assistant fire chief, reported a strong smell of smoke at the house and had dispatchers alert the rest of the department about a fire at about 10:10 a.m.

  • Valentine's Day is Saturday, and before you start with the excuse that there's nothing happening in the Hamptons in the dead of winter, take a look at these ideas for spending time with your valentine. Even if you are sans date this year, the weekend's line-up is sure to keep your heart happy.

  • A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until Tuesday morning at 6, according to the National Weather Service. Officials in East Hampton and Southampton Towns are warning residents that travel could be hazardous due to snow and ice accumulations and reduced visibilities. 

  • The Artists Alliance of East Hampton announced Friday that its members exhibit this weekend at Ashawagh Hall in Springs has been canceled due to the weather forecast. The Winter 2015 show has been moved to March 7 and 8. The alliance said on its Facebook page that it would make more announcements as the new date approaches.

  • The start time for the East Hampton High School boys basketball game Thursday afternoon at Bayport-Blue Point, where they need a win for a share of the League VI title, has been switched from 4:3o to 4 p.m.

    The Bonackers will look for their 10th straight win when they take on the Phantoms. East Hampton defeated Elwood-John Glenn at home Wednesday night, 84 to 49. They shot 66 percent from the 3-point line and 70 percent from the floor, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor.

  • Josh Lamison, a Bridgehampton High School junior, scored his 1,000th point as a Killer Bee in a home game against Stony Brook Tuesday night.

    Lamison, a junior who has been a Killer Bee since the eighth grade, is a strong inside player, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor. Lamison needed only 4 points to reach the milestone basket in the second quarter Tuesday night at the Hive. 

    Game action was stopped so he could savor the moment. His parents joined him on the court for pictures. 

  • The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt canceled its full "snow moon" hike Tuesday night, opting instead for a full "worm moon" hike next month. The deep snow and ice made it too dangerous to trek out into the Vineyard Field trail for the moonlit walk. Co-sponsored by the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton, the leisurely paced hike is now slated for March 5 at 7:30 p.m.