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   There is an oft-repeated assertion by the late historian Jacques Barzun that starts, “Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball.” Perhaps less known is the full quote, which includes the...
   A summer stock standard has come to the Main Stage at the Bay Street Theatre, and if the quality of this production of the farcical sex comedy “Lend Me a Tenor” is a sign of things to come for Bay Street’s three-play...
   The Watermill Center will hold its last two open rehearsals of the spring season this week.     On Sunday at 6 p.m., Susan Yan­kowitz, a librettist and playwright, and Kamala Sankaram, an Indian-American composer,...
   The Perlman Music Program will present two evenings of collaborations in which “future stars of classical music” join such veterans as Paul Katz, Merry Peckham, Roger Tapping, Don Weilerstein, Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, and...
   Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky will play for the Rising Stars piano series on Saturday at the Southampton Cultural Center’s Levitas Center.     A renowned young American soloist, Mr. Weiss has been a Pianofest...
   The laughs continue at Bay Street Theatre’s Comedy Club on Monday, with Jim Breuer, a stand-up comedian, taking the mike. Raised UpIsland in Valley Stream, Mr. Breuer hit the big time when he joined the cast of “Saturday...
    The Parrish Art Museum’s Landscape Pleasures garden tour and lecture benefit will take place on Saturday and Sunday. The theme of this year’s program, co-chaired by Lillian Cohen, Jack deLashmet, Martha B. McLanahan,...
Four Women at Ille     Ille Arts in Amagansett will show the artwork of Monica Banks, Suzanne Goldenberg, Janet Nolan, and Nicole Parcher in a show called “Four Women” beginning tomorrow with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m.
Any day now, with the scut work over and a vast pile of 1950s rubble trucked away, they’ll be bringing in a load of steel support beams, and the enormous task of turning the falling-down shell of Thomas Moran’s East Hampton Village house back into the eccentric showplace it used to be will get under way for real.