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  • Genuine independent filmmaking is a grueling process of fund-raising, budget squeezing, bargain-location scouting, and cast cultivating — with plenty of sputters and glitches along the way...
  • Sidney Lumet, who died in Manhattan from lymphoma on Saturday at 86, was the director of more than 40 feature films, including several that have been hailed as landmarks of American cinema.
  • While artists have always found ways to visit and stay on the South Fork, an older, more formal approach to residency used in other places is taking root here in the form of a new program for visual artists.
  • Juliao Sarmento’s sculpture, paintings, and works on paper will be shown at the Parrish Museum of Art beginning on Sunday. The Portuguese artist will be joined by the writer James Salter and the performance artist and composer Laurie Anderson...
  • It has become trite to say that an art exhibit is revelatory, but when a show like the Museum of Modern Art’s “Abstract-Expressionist New York: The Big Picture” comes along and manages to debunk the very history and assumptions that the museum has encouraged...
  • A play reading always takes a lot of imagination on the audience’s part. In the Hamptons Independent Theatre Festival reading of “Museum,” however, it was the producers who put their imaginations to work on the staging to make it a unique experience
  • Who is to say what can transform the ordinary into the extraordinary? Certainly vision helps, and when three visionary entities join forces it is bound to cause a commotion. When the source of the marvel is a common everyday object, it makes for an even greater spectacle.

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