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  •     A Mass of Christian burial will take place at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, which would have been the 81st birthday of William Hurley Ryan, who died in his sleep at home in Sea Island, Ga., on Sept. 28. Mr. Hurley’s death was unexpected, a son, William Hurley Ryan Jr. said, noting that his father had a date for tea the next morning. He was 80 years old.

  •     Madeline Rendich, who was a co-owner with her partner, Sue Perry, of the Carousel Shop in East Hampton for many years, died last Thursday at home in Fishkill, N.Y. She was 86. No cause of death was given.

        She was born in Brooklyn on Aug. 2, 1927, to Lester J. Rendich and the former Madeline Ring and grew up in East Hampton. She was known as Jill to friends.

    G. Elliott to Hispaniola Trust, 9 Shipwreck Drive, March 18, $2,200,000.
    V. DeMai (by executor) to T. Kenniff and E. Record, 7 Schellinger Road, .49 acre, Aug. 12, $590,000.
    J. Edwards II et al. to Lanes Contracting Ltd., 86 Meeting House Lane, March 12, $1,600,000.

    A. Goldin to R. Champagne Jr., 2595 Montauk Highway, .55 acre, Aug. 6, $1,230,000.
    G. Atkins (by administrator) to K.L. Southampton L.L.C., 163 Hildreth Avenue, .54 acre, Aug. 13, $1,806,000

  •     Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theatre’s new artistic director, was given a welcome party, hosted by Bonnie Comley and Stewart Lane, at a private club in New York City last Thursday. The event was organized by the veteran producers to celebrate Mr. Schwartz’s appointment and to introduce him to Bay Street Theatre patrons and members of the Broadway theater community. Jeff Blumenkrantz, an actor and Tony-nominated composer and lyricist, performed two original songs.

  •     Robert Wilson, the founder and artistic director of the Watermill Center, has been invited by the Louvre to present a series of programs and events during November. Mr. Wilson is organizing “Living Rooms,” an installation in the museum’s Salle de la Chapelle Gallery of pieces from the Watermill Center’s collection. The Sphinx Court will be the site of various performances throughout the exhibition period, including Mr.

  •     Corky Laing, a longtime drummer for the rock band Mountain and the blues-rock supergroup West, Bruce and Laing, will conduct a drum workshop at Crossroads Music in Amagansett Sunday at 5 p.m. Mr. Laing will share both stories and his expertise. Michael Clark of Crossroads advises attendees to take their own sticks but also stresses that one does not have to be a drummer to enjoy the event. Tickets are $60. Seating is limited and the program will be interactive.


  •     The award-winning pianist Liza Stepanova will perform at the Parrish Art Museum tomorrow at 6 p.m. as part of the ongoing Salon Series of classical music concerts. Ms. Stepanova has twice been a soloist with the Juilliard Orchestra led by James DePreist and Nicholas McGegan and was a top prizewinner at the Liszt-Garrison, Juilliard Concerto, Steinway, and Ettlingen competitions. She began her position as the Iva Dee Hiatt visiting artist and lecturer at Smith College this fall. Ms.

  •     A new production of Shakespeare’s “Othello” from London’s National Theatre will be screened at Guild Hall on Saturday at 7 p.m. Directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear, both Olivier Award-winning actors, the production transposes the action from 16th-century Venice to a contemporary military installation. Tickets to this encore presentation of National Theatre Live are $18, $16 for Guild Hall members.

  •     Center Stage at Southampton Cultural Center is presenting “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” through Nov. 3, with performances on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30.

  • Ellie Prado, a longtime Montauk resident, died on Friday evening at home. She was 89.

    A wake for her will be held at Yardley and Pino Funeral Home, 94 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

    A funeral Mass for her will be said at St. Therese of Liseux Roman Catholic Church on Thursday at 11 a.m.

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