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  • Aspiring writers, directors, and producers have been invited to attend an open classroom-open house by the directors of the new M.F.A. program established by Stony Brook University and Killer Films, on Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Stony Brook Manhattan campus, 387 Park Avenue South.

    Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler, co-founding partners of Killer Films, will be joined by Elizabeth Wood and Douglas McGrath, independent director-writer-producers. Those interested in attending can R.S.V.P. to

  • The Art of Song Parlor Jazz Series will resume Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Museum’s archive build­ing with “Journeys,” a concert by Darcey, a North Fork-based singer, composer, arranger, and educator who has been performing for 35 years.

    The programs are hosted by Jane Hastay, a pianist, and Peter Martin Weiss, a bassist, both of whom will accompany Darcey along with John Cataletto on drums and Morris Goldberg on saxophone. Tickets are $25, $15 for members. More information can be found at

  • “Emmett, Down in My Heart,” a play by Clare Coss, who lives in Springs, will be performed at the Castillo Theatre in Manhattan from tomorrow through May 17.

    The play interweaves text, music, and immersive staging to tell the story of the 1955 lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till in the Mississippi Delta. Performances will take place Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at

  • The Garden Club of Shelter Island will hold its 14th juried daffodil show and afternoon tea on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Ram’s Head Inn. Accredited by the American Daffodil Society, the event will include assorted sweets and savories, design, horticulture, and youth exhibits, and vendors. Entries in horticulture can be submitted tomorrow from 2 to 6 p.m. at the inn. Admission to the show is $25. More information is available from Dianne at 749-7849.

  • The Salon Series, a program of concerts by award-winning young classical musicians, will return to the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow evening at 6 with Tim Fain, a violinist who has not only performed with orchestras in the U.S. and abroad but has also appeared on screen in “Black Swan” and as a violin double for Richard Gere and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

    Mr. Fain, who plays an instrument made by Francesco Gobetti in Venice in 1717, will be accompanied on piano by Tanya Gabrielian, who was featured in the Salon Series last spring.

  • In the wake of Jason Alexander’s departure from Bay Street Theater’s “Other People’s Money” to replace Larry David in his Broadway show “Fish in the Dark,” the theater has had to do some tweaking of its summer season.

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  • Patrick Keller, a Montauk resident and former East Hampton Town recycling center supervisor, died on Friday at Southampton Hospital. He was 63. A wake will be held on Monday at Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass will be said at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk on Tuesday at 11 a.m. A full obituary will appear in a future edition of The Star. 

  • Sports Clinics

    Indoor soccer, flag football, volleyball, and inline skating clinics start next week at the Sportime Arena in Amagansett. Offered in conjunction with the East Hampton Town Recreation Department, the clinics run for eight weeks and cost $125.

  • With New York state’s standardized English and math tests coming up, the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor is hoping to reach parents who have questions about how to opt out of the tests.

    In a letter posted on Facebook on Tuesday via the group South Fork Alliance for Common Sense Education, the union announced it has planned a forum for parents to learn about the opt out movement. A documentary called “Standardized” will be screened. The event is planned for tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Old Whalers Church, which is at 44 Union Street in Sag Harbor.

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