As temperatures begin to drop and Fall officially arrives, the East End has plenty to keep you busy. Music dominates this week's picks with concerts set across the East End. Also on our list are film screenings and art talks all taking place in The Hamptons and the North Fork through September 30, 2018.

Mary Gabriel discusses Pioneering Women at Stony Brook Southampton Library

Stony Brook Southampton Library presents “Art In Focus – Pioneering Women” on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the Southampton campus of Stony Brook University.

As part of their "Art in Focus" series, Stony Brook Southampton Library and Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center co-host author Mary Gabriel who will discussing her latest book, "Ninth Street Women." Published later this month, the book profiles five leading women who challenged the male-dominated art world of the 1950’s:  Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell and Helen Frankenthaler.

The talk will be held in the Southampton Library Classroom 201 on Stony Brook’s Southampton Campus.

Reservations required. Stony Brook University, Southampton Campus is located at 39 Tuckahoe Road, Southampton, NY 11968. www.library.stonybrook.edu

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Sag Harbor American Music Festival

The Sag Harbor American Music Festival returns for its 8th edition with free live music set across Sag Harbor Village on Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30, 2018. Two special concerts help kick off the festival on Thursday and Friday, September 27 and 28, 2018, at Bay Street Theater and the Old Whalers's Church respectively.

The Sag Harbor American Music Festival gets started with a tribute concert to Sly & The Family Stone on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 8 p.m. at Bay Street Theater. A second special preview concert takes place on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 8 p.m. at the Old Whalers' Church featuring Grammy Winning Country/Bluegrass artist Dan Tyminski. General admission tickets to each concert is $35. Click here to purchase tickets.

The free music festival itself takes place on Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30, 2018, with live music unfolding all day long in spots across Sag Harbor Village. Click here for a schedule and full details. Concerts take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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A Celebration of Sly and the Family Stone, Sag Harbor American Music Festival. Courtesy of Bay Street Theater.

A Celebration of Sly and the Family Stone, Sag Harbor American Music Festival. Courtesy of Bay Street Theater.

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Coming of Age Short Film Screening and Filmmaker Talk at Parrish

The Parrish Art Museum presents “Boys Do Cry” on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 6 p.m.

"Boys Do Cry" features a series of new short films depicting emotionally charged, coming-of-age stories about adolescent males as they face pivotal moments or times of emotional crisis. The eight films were made by filmmakers from around the globe with selections curated by Jack Kendrick, a filmmaker and current thesis student at TISCH NYU who has worked as director and cinematographer on various films and commercials.

Following the screenings there will be talk with Kendrick, Corinne Erni, Parrish Art Museum Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects, and some of the filmmakers.

Tickets are $12, free for members, children and students. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY. www.parrishart.org

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Still from "Honey Bee" by Jack Kendrick, 2017. Courtesy of The Parrish Art Museum.

Still from "Honey Bee" by Jack Kendrick, 2017. Courtesy of The Parrish Art Museum.

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Rock for Our Rights Benefit Auction, Cocktails & Concert

Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic holds a Benefit Auction, Cocktails & Concert in Sag Harbor on Friday, September 28, 2018.

There are three ways to attend the Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic Benefit with admission ranging from $30 to $250.

Options include attending a concert at Bay Street Theater at 7 p.m. featuring Nona Hendryx (LaBelle) with Vernon Reid of Living Colour, the Zach Zunis Band and Special Guest Big Pete ($30) that includes pre-concert hors d'ouevres from 6:30 to 7 p.m. For $75, concert goers are also invited to an Auction Party from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at tutto il gornno, located at 16 Main Street in Sag Harbor, NY.

An art auction is part of the fun. Curated by Pamela Willoughby, artwork by April Gornik, Agathe Snow, Bastienne Schmidt, Nathan Slate Joseph, Dalton Portella, Blair Seagram and many others contribute to Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic. Click here for a preview and to bid online through September 28, 2018 at 6:15 p.m.

To purchase tickets to attend the concert and either celebration, click here. Bay Street Theatre is located at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963.

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Rising Stars Piano Series

Southampton Cultural Center’s Rising Stars Piano Series presents Tomer Gewirtzman on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Tomer will perform a program by works by Shostakovich, Beethoven and Scriabin. Israeli pianist Tomer has performed worldwide as a soloist and with noteworthy symphonies in prestigious venues. An award-winning performer, Tomer is a distinguished Pianofest Artist whose recent accolades include first prize winner of the 2015 Young Concert Artists International Audiences as well as five performance prizes. For his full bio, visit www.tomergewirtzman.com.

Tickets for the Southampton Cultural Center Recital are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Admission is free for students under 21 years old. Southampton Cultural Center’s Levitas Center for the Arts is located at 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.scc-arts.org

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Tomer Gewirtzman, Distinguished Pianofest Artist and 2015 YCA winner. Courtesy of Southampton Cultural Center.

Tomer Gewirtzman, Distinguished Pianofest Artist and 2015 YCA winner. Courtesy of Southampton Cultural Center.

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Songs from the Golden Age of Music at The Session House

Art of Song presents “Devon Leaver sings Hollywood Classics” on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at The Session House at The First Presbyterian Church.

Devon Leaver is a Ross School and NYU TISCH School of the Arts graduate. A long-time fan of music inspired by the golden age of Hollywood, she presents a program of some of her favorite music from the movies. She will be accompanied by John Ludlow on saxophone, Jane Hastay on piano, and Peter Martin Weiss on bass.

Suggested donation of $20, free for kids under 12. The Session House is located behind the First Presbyterian Church located at 120 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.fpceh.org

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Classical and Jazz Piano in Greenport

The Peconic Landing Community Center presents “Bach to the Future: Classical & Jazz Piano with Alexander A. Wu” on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 3 p.m.

Alexander A. Wu creates a program that fuses classical music with jazz by performing pieces by composers from Bach and Debussy to Ellington, Gershwin and Brubeck and others. Wu has performed internationally and in the United States including the noteworthy concert halls of Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center and for the Steinway Series at the Smithsonian.

Admission is free. The Peconic Landing Community Center is located at 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY 11944. www.peconiclanding.org

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Micky Wolfson Documentary Film Screen with Q&A

The Amagansett Library presents “Souvenirs: The Many Worlds of Micky Wolfson” on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 6 p.m.

The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival screens a documentary on the Miami heir, businessman and collector Micky Wolfson whose collection founded and fills the Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach and its counterpart in Genoa-Nervi, Italy.

Admission is free, reservations required at 631-267-3810. The Amagansett Library is located at 215 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.amaglibrary.org

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