Picture a plethora of fans, cheering on their favorites as more and more participants are disqualified, sneaking forward to nab an autograph but perhaps secretly hoping to see an up-close “crash and burn” scenario...
The Italian poet Antonio Porchia once wrote, “Following straight lines shortens distances, and also life.”
    What’s so funny about peace, love, and easy listening? Randy Parsons, an East Hampton songwriter and guitarist, has released something different: a CD for adults . . . quiet, thoughtful ones.

Caution: This review is probably not for the sexually faint of heart. “Seven Days in Rio,” the second novel by Francis Levy, is the story of Kenny Cantor, a C.P.A. from New York City who has come to Rio de Janeiro as a sex tourist
I’ve been hatching out Salt Lake brine shrimp eggs in local seawater for a year and a half. At room temperature, they hatch out into swimming in two days and at about a tenth of a millimeter in length they are barely visible to the naked eye.
    The fourth annual Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival, which highlights work by local filmmakers, will open on Friday, Nov. 18, with a tribute to the filmmaker Richard Leacock at Guild Hall from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
The league-champion East Hampton High School boys soccer team is to vie with Sayville for the Class A county title this afternoon at Dowling College

Thursday, November 10 BOYS SOCCER, Suffolk County Class A final, East Hampton vs. Sayville, Dowling College, 4 p.m. Saturday, November 12 CROSS-COUNTRY, state meet, Verona, N.Y., 9 a.m. GIRLS SWIMMING, county meet, Suffolk Community College-...

Poets Against Hunger     As part of a nationwide effort to alleviate hunger, Mark Doty of Springs, a winner of a National Book Award, will head up a group of poets getting together at the Springs Presbyterian Church on Sunday for a...