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  • “Planters: On and Off the Ground,” LongHouse Reserve’s annual juried invitational, will open on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the East Hampton garden, museum, and educational foundation. Martha Stewart will judge the competition, as she did in LongHouse’s inaugural year, and visitors will determine the People’s Choice Award. Presentations will take place at 6.
  • The Barynya Ensemble, a New Jersey-based Russian music and dance group, will showcase folk dances from areas in and around Russia in a one-hour performance at the Southampton Cultural Center on Saturday at 6 p.m. Six dancers and three musicians will perform.
  • “That’s Amore!” a free concert celebrating the musical heritage of Italy and its influences on composers in North and South America, will take place Saturday evening at 7:30 at the Montauk Library.
  • The Thunderballs, a roots reggae band featuring N.L. Dennis, a singer-songwriter who is a prominent member of the Western Jamaica music scene, will perform outdoors at the Southampton Arts Center on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present a concert by Lafayette Harris Jr. and his quartet tomorrow at 6 p.m. as part of the museum’s “Jazz en Plein Air” series.
  • A recital of music for flute and piano, which will include the premiere of a new composition by Daniel Koontz, will take place Sunday at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor, where Dr. Koontz is the organist.
  • “Jazz for Jennings,” a benefit for the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, will bring seven prominent jazz musicians to the Watermill Center on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. for brunch and a concert.
  • Thomas Moran, one of America’s most important landscape painters, spent most of his summers in East Hampton between 1879 and 1922, and in 1884 he built the first artist’s studio here, on Main Street across from Town Pond.
  • Montauk. It’s all the rage. But there’s cool Montauk, day-tripping Montauk, partying Montauk, and then there’s a somewhat more authentic Montauk, exemplified by the grizzled veterans of the fish-stinking rocky promontory who’ve put their literary heads together to come up with an anthology celebrating the place.

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