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March 2019

Author Dava Sobel discusses “The Glass Universe” at Peconic Landing

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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Dava Sobel

Dava Sobel, New York Times best-selling author of Galileo’s Daughter and Longitude, will read from her latest work, The Glass Universe, and sign books! Dava will be introduced by author and poet, Peconic Landing Member, Fran Castan.

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Poetry Street Open Mic at Blue Duck Bakery in Riverhead

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - May 26 @ 4:00 pm
Blue Duck Bakery Café — Riverhead, 309 E Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Poetry Street Open Mic 2 - 4 PM At the Blue Duck Bakery Café, Riverhead "POETRY STREET...where every voice is heard!" welcomes writers of all ages to the Blue Duck Bakery Café for this series of "Open Mics", the spoken word project of Susan Dingle for the East End Arts' JumpstART program. Poets, comedians and storytellers are invited to sign up at 1:30 PM; the first 15 writers to sign-up have 3 minutes to perform original work. $5 fee for…

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Talk & Book Signing: Bastienne Schmidt, “Grids and Threads” at The Parrish Art Museum

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway
Water Mill, NY 11976 United States
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$12,
Image courtesy of Bastienne Schmidt, from series Grids and Threads.

Join artist Bastienne Schmidt in conversation with Parrish Director Terrie Sultan about her new monograph, Grids and Threads, followed by a book signing. Grids and Threads is a minimalist meditation on the concept of white space and its perception. The book is inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s Three Standard Stoppages in which three imaginary measuring devices underline the arbitrariness to qualify and quantify something. With an introduction written by Parrish Art Museum director Terrie Sultan and arts writer Jacoba Urist, this monograph documents…

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April 2019

LWV Author Talk: Former Congressman Steve Israel on “Big Guns”

April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Seasons of Southampton, 15 Prospect Street
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$65
LWV Author Talk: Former Congressman Steve Israel on "Big Guns"

PUBLIC INVITED TO SPECIAL BOOK-AND-AUTHOR EVENT WITH FORMER CONGRESSMAN STEVE ISRAEL Thursday, April 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m.  The Hamptons League of Women Voters is pleased to host a special Book-and-Author reception and talk with the former and much-in-demand Long Island Congressman Steve Israel on Thursday, April 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Seasons of Southampton, 15 Prospect St., corner of North Main St., just south of the Southampton train station. Serving as emcee for a Q&A session about the book, as well as…

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Poetry Evening at Southampton Cultural Center

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Dear Fellow Poets, It’s our pleasure to announce that the first poetry evening and open mic will be happening at the Southampton Cultural Center on Friday evening, April 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the Levitas Center for the Arts. Join us for an evening of poetry readings and an open mic, hosted by Bruce Levine and Jane Briganti. And feel free to invite your family, friends, fellow poets and all lovers of poetry to join in the fun. We look…

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Roger Rosenblatt’s “Lives in the Basement, Does Nothing — A Writing Life” at Bay Street Theatre

April 26 @ 8:00 pm - April 28 @ 10:00 pm
Bay Street Theatre, 1 Bay Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963 United States
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$30
Roger Rosenblatt

April 26 & 27 at 8 p.m.  With almost surprise appearances by Amy Hempel (Friday 4/26) & Alice McDermott (Saturday 4/27) “Rosenblatt writes the way a great jazz musician plays, moving from one emotion to another, seeking only to surprise himself.” - The New York Times Writing makes justice desirable, evil intelligible, grief endurable and love possible. Talking, singing and playing the piano, Roger Rosenblatt performs his seriocomic one-person show on the rewards, humiliations and sheer madness of being a writer.…

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Novelist Frederic Tuten reads at Canio’s books

April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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Sat. April 27 at 5 p.m. Novelist Frederic Tuten presents his new memoir My Young Life. Novelist, essayist, and critic Frederic Tuten recalls his personal and artistic coming-of-age in 1950s New York, a defining period that would set him on the course to becoming a writer. Born in the Bronx to a Sicilian mother and Southern father, Frederic Tuten always dreamed of being an artist. Determined to trade his neighborhood streets for the romantic avenues of Paris, he learned to paint and draw, falling…

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