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   As of Monday, the red flowers of the swamp maples and yellow flowers of the spice bush are out, the wood anemones are about to bloom, and the smooth shads will follow shortly. It was a record cold March and April hasn’t been all...
   The Montauk SurfMasters spring shootout tournament will begin on May 10. The first of Montauk’s annual fishing tournaments targets striped bass.     The entry fee is $110, all but $10 of which will go into the...
Thursday, April 18 BOYS LACROSSE, Bellport at East Hampton, 3:30 p.m. SOFTBALL, Kings Park at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 19 BOYS TENNIS, East Hampton at East Islip, nonleague, 4:15 p.m. GIRLS LACROSSE, Harborfields at East Hampton...
   The Star welcomes submissions of essays for its “Guestwords” column, of between 700 and 1,200 words, and of short fiction, between 1,000 and 2,000 words.    Authors can either e-mail their pieces (in text or Word...

“Westerly” Will Schutt Yale University Press, $18
Storytelling Techniques     Memoir: It’s all the rage, whether you’re a reader, a writer, or a publisher. How about workshopper?

   In the first year after his death, I had remembered my father often. Or at least I’d hear his voice frequently, reminding me that my mother loved violets or to check in on my brother. It’s your responsibility, I’d hear...
   Behind a black curtain, a shaft of light fell from a vent in the eaves of the South Fork Natural History Museum barn, dimly illuminating video equipment and stacks of twigs and branches. To eyes grasping for a way to make sense of the...
   First love and first time at the theater should be joyful experiences, and when artfully combined, as in the Springs Community Theater production of “Peter Pan” at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater, they are simply a...
    The Choral Society of the Hamptons will hold auditions for its next concert, which will feature Handel’s “Israel in Egypt” and Bach’s Cantata No. 79. Those wishing to audition are invited to sit in for the...
    Following a sold-out run at Manhattan Theater Company’s Studio at Stage II, “Murder Ballad,” featuring music and lyrics by Juliana Nash, an indie rock singer-songwriter who lives in Amagansett, will transfer to...
    Marco Albonetti, a saxophonist, and Annalisa Mannarini, a pianist, will perform a duo concert titled “Postcards From Dreamland” on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library.
    Dictaphone Group, which creates live art performances based on findings and stories produced through research on space and oral history, will present “Nothing to Declare,” a lecture performance that explores borders...