Arts

“Yossarian Slept Here” Erica Heller Simon and Schuster, $25 “Just One Catch” Tracy Daugherty St. Martin’s Press, $35
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    On Friday, Sept. 14, the Watermill Center will celebrate the premiere of “Einstein on the Beach” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music with a benefit for the arts center.     In addition to a premiere...
   Whether it’s the first televised dance steps of Elvis Presley or man’s first steps on the moon, Joe Lauro is the go-to guy for archival film footage.     His specialty and passion are one-of-a-kind music...
   “A picture’s worth a thousand words.”     On Saturday night at Guild Hall in a special benefit perform  ance, we heard about 5,000 well-crafted words in staged readings of five short plays,...
   The tribute exhibition “Mike Kelley: 1954-2012,” organized by Harald Falckenberg at the Watermill Center, is not a retrospective, but through its works and catalog it does contribute a reasonably full measure of a man who,...
    If you are an adult and you write, or even if you don’t, Stony Brook South­ampton’s Florence Writers Workshop is a trip worth considering.
   The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center will present “Artists on Film: Motion and Emotion,” a series organized by Marion Wolberg Weiss, a film historian and art critic, on Fridays through September.     ...
   The annual Box Art Auction to benefit East End Hospice will be held at the Ross School’s Center for Well-Being in East Hampton beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. Arlene Bujese organized the auction of the work of some 75 East...