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“Cries of the Lost” Chris Knopf Permanent Press, $28      A smartphone is a useful tool, although, say, reading a novel on one might leave something to be desired. How about reading a novel about one?

    I hadn’t done something that scared the crap out of me in a long while. I missed it. I wanted to feel my heart pounding, all the while telling myself that I didn’t care, trying to be nonchalant.
If you build a house for immortality it might be a bit inconvenient, even embarrassing, to eventually die. But Madeline Arakawa Gins, an architect, who with her husband, who was known simply as Arakawa, also an architect, built a house in East...
    When Steven Caras was 15 years old, Emile Sanzari, the director of his high school production of “Brigadoon,” assured him he had enough talent to pursue a career in dance, despite having never taken a single lesson....
    Seeking to provide a haven for performing artists of all stripes, Josh Gladstone, the artistic director of Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater, along with Jennifer Brondo, the theater’s general manager, is launching an...
    If it was anyone else, it might be considered a garage sale, a large collection of mostly unrelated objects put out on display perhaps because the owner is redecorating or raising money for another purpose.
    The Choral Society of the Hamptons is scheduling auditions for its next concert, which will take place March 30 at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church. Those wishing to audition have been invited to attend the first rehearsal on...
    The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival has a new executive director. Michael Lawrence, who has served for the past six and a half years as director of artistic planning and initiatives of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln...
    The Watermill Center’s screening of “Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present,” originally announced for Dec. 14 but canceled because of a snowstorm, has been rescheduled for Sunday at 4 p.m. The feature-length...
    “Dr. Du Bois and Miss Ovington,” a new play by Clare Coss, will have its world premiere tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at the Castillo Theatre in New York City. The play captures the two founders of the N.A.A.C.P. — W.E.B...
    Prentiss Dunn, a noted musicologist who has taught at the Vienna campus of Webster University since 2001, will return to the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton for his annual lecture series. Mr. Dunn will speak on five consecutive...
    Guild Hall’s free winter film series, presented in partnership with the East Hampton Library, is screening “Teddy Bear,” a Danish film about a lonely, 38-year-old bodybuilder’s quest for love, on Sunday at...
    Christian Scheider, an actor and filmmaker from Sag Harbor, is hosting three screenings of films by Jacques Tati at the John Jermain Memorial Library in that village starting Wednesday at 5 p.m. with “The Big Day.”...