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My son-in-law stood over the stove Monday evening stirring diced vegetables that would go into bass cakes along with a medley of spices, an egg as binder, and crackers crumbled by hand. The 40-pound striped bass providing the substance of the cakes was speared on Saturday by the same man stirring the veggies.
Just about every school kid in the East knows about gypsy moths. If you asked them what one looks like, though, they’d be hard pressed to describe it.
The simple and colorful geometric abstractions of Eric Brown seem weighty with history even as their mostly sunny facades can look simple and unassuming.
Given the circumstances, it would be hard to imagine how a close friendship could have begun between Alex Kilgore and Lisa de Kooning.
Roses are undergoing what may be one of their most transformative changes since the first repeat-blooming flowers reached Europe from China about 250 years ago. That is a brash statement, I realize, but more true than not.
Guild Hall will present “I Wasn’t Trying to Be Funny,” a one-woman show by Sue Costello, a comedian and actress, tomorrow at 8 p.m. The performance follows Ms. Costello’s life from her childhood through teenage adventures to a career in stand-up, on television, and in films.
“Oh, man, a whole long time,” is how many years Marcia Ball has brought her musical gumbo of East Texas blues, zydeco, and Gulf Coast R&B to the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett.
Harriet Slaughter, a poet and artist, and Mira J. Spektor, a poet and composer, will bring their talents to the Montauk Library on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. as part of its Women Celebrating Women series.
“Summer Roses V: An Evening in Paris,” a program that will draw from the late-19th-century musical salons of the City of Lights, will be presented Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center.