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   The year 2012 has brought record-setting temperatures, deadly heat waves, freak storms, devastating wildfires, and prolonged droughts. While the scientific community has heretofore been reluctant to tie individual events to global...
   Poets House, a national archive in Manhattan of 50,000 volumes of poetry, will host a celebration next Thursday evening of the life of Siv Cedering, a Swedish-born poet who spent much of her adult life on the East End.
   Caroline Rob Zaleski will speak at the Amagansett Library on Saturday at 6 p.m. about her book “Long Island Modernism: 1930-1980.” Released by W.W. Norton on Monday, the book has been described as the “first...
Montauk Music’s Back     Music for Montauk will return for its 21st season with a concert at the Montauk Library on Saturday at 7 p.m. Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky, who are pianists, will present a program of works by...

“Yossarian Slept Here” Erica Heller Simon and Schuster, $25 “Just One Catch” Tracy Daugherty St. Martin’s Press, $35
Next for Ille Arts
    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,...