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  •  “1 Way Up,” a documentary about two London teenagers struggling to escape their gang-torn neighborhood by competing in a BMX bike competition, will be screened at Guild Hall on Saturday at 3:30 p.m., in advance of its theatrical premiere in London.

    Directed by Amy Mathieson, the film is a production of Shine Global, a nonprofit film production company in New York dedicated to ending the abuse and exploitation of children. Tickets to the benefit screening, at $25, $10 for children, are available at the Guild Hall box office.
     

  • The next alumni concerts of the Perlman Music Program will take place tomorrow and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Clark Arts Center on Shelter Island. Tomorrow’s program will consist of solo repertoires. Saturday’s chamber music concert will feature Sean Lee and Areta Zhulla, violins; Jocelin Pan, viola; Talya Buckbinder, cello, and Peter Dugan, piano. The program will include works by Beethoven, Dohnanyi, and Schumann.

  • East End filmmakers have been invited to submit short surf movies to be considered for “Atlantic Vibrations, Vol. 2,” an outdoor screening on the terrace at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. The deadline for submissions is July 23; the program will take place Aug. 22. Filmmakers can send links to their videos and brief synopses to programs@parrishart.org.
     

  • Sandra Bernhard will bring her live show to Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater tomorrow at 8 p.m. The evening blends theater, rock ’n’ roll, and stand-up comedy with a soupcon of burlesque and cabaret.

  • “Travesties,” a Tony Award-winning play by Tom Stoppard, will begin performances on Tuesday at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. The play, directed by Gregory Boyd, is a partly imagined and partly historical realization of prominent figures living in Zurich, Switzerland, during World War I.

  • Amagansett

    An unwelcome visitor apparently looking for a bed to sleep in free of charge kicked open a door at a Pine Way house at some point over the past two weeks. The frame and door were damaged and will cost about $300 to repair. Adam Young told police on Saturday that the intruder had slept in a bed, but had not taken anything.
     

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  • Dance, Dance, and More Dance

    “Dancin’ Happy,” the spring recital for students at Dancehampton in East Hampton, will be staged tomorrow at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 3 p.m. at East Hampton High School. More than 100 students from prekindergarten through high school age will perform a variety of dance styles in the production — from ballet to tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, musical theater, and Irish step. Tickets cost $15 and are available through dancehampton.com or at the door.

     

    Teen Oblivion Onstage

  • Wondering where your prescription and over-the-counter medications may end up when tossed in the trash or flushed down the toilet? The answer is an important one: our drinking water, bays, and harbors.

  • Mary Ellen Wilcox, who worked as a teacher and guidance counselor for 32 years upstate, died at home on Round Pond Lane in Sag Harbor on Monday after what was described as a long illness. She was 66.

    Soon after moving to Sag Harbor 20 years ago, Ms. Wilcox became a volunteer at the Sag Harbor Community Food Pantry, which enriched her life. According to Ann Wallingford, her life partner of 33 years, she would say, “I come home with so much more than I gave.”

  • Richard G. Ehrlich, the owner of the Clam Bar on Napeague since 1980, died at home in Southold on Saturday of pancreatic cancer. He was 73, and had been ill for one month.

    Known to his friends as Dick, he was born on June 10, 1940, in White Plains, N.Y., to Jacob Ehrlich and the former Mary Gates. Mr. Ehrlich graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. Fascinated by the world of stamp-collecting, he became a professional philatelist, traveling the world, successfully buying and selling stamp collections.

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