Arts

   Making claims about the importance of recently deceased poets is a tricky business, especially if the poet was a friend. Robert Long, who died in 2006, was a friend, a poet friend — and friendships among poets is a subject...
Body on View at Ashawagh     “Body of Work VII” will revisit the figurative work of several members of this group of artists, including Rosalind Brenner, Linda Capello, Michael Cardacino, Cynthia Loewen, Anthony...

 “An Available Man” Hilma Wolitzer Ballantine, $25  

   Carol Muske-Dukes will be among those receiving Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Awards from the Poets & Writers organization at a benefit dinner on March 29 in Manhattan. The award recognizes “authors who have given...
With the buzz factor on the new Cindy Sherman retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art already at full decibels, aptly descriptive words such as malleable, prescient, and chameleon-like are already sounding like clichés.
 “The View From Lazy Point” Carl Safina Picador, $18

Dwyer Does Cider
    The Choral Society of the Hamptons will explore three centuries of music in its spring concert on March 18 at 5 p.m. at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church. Jesse Mark Peckham will conduct and three soprano soloists will...
New Parrish Film Program     The Parrish Art Museum will present East End Stories on Screen, a periodic film program drawing upon rare home movies, newsreels, documentaries, and interviews with East End artists, tomorrow at 6:30 p....