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“The Last Jewish Gangster” Reveals All at Temple Adas Israel

The author of “The Last Jewish Gangster from Meyer to Myron” will give a talk on Thursday, July 12, at 7 p.m. at Temple Adas Israel, located at 30 Atlantic Avenue in Sag Harbor, tracing the mafia from its origins to present day. He will tell his own mob story from a Jewish standpoint, reliving firsthand experiences and familial connections to some of the most infamous Jewish mobsters.

‘Fridays at Five’ Welcomes Lauren Weisberger

Author Lauren Weisberger will be the next guest at Hampton Library’s “Fridays at Five” series on July 6.

A Lineup of Literary Heavyweights For ‘Fridays at Five’

The 34th season of Fridays at Five is upon us, and its authors are standing at the ready.

Local Author Turns Novelist with ‘Sparrow Beach’

“Sparrow Beach” follows the story of local builder Michael Dorian as he navigates a fast-growing East End overrun by Manhattan developers.

Recalling the Discovery of Liberty and Love in Paris

All her life, Catherine Hiller thought she knew her mother. And she did, to a certain extent.

Images of America Highlights Sag Harbor History

The challenge of putting together a local history book about a region that’s already received a lot of attention includes making sure it’s got something new to say or show, and presenting the account in such a way that what’s historical is also appreciated as historic.

The Hidden Value in Books at John Jermain Memorial Library

Kenneth Gloss, the frequent guest appraiser on PBS’s “Antiques Roadshow,” will discuss and show off some of his favorite finds, and explain what makes a book raise in value.

Scarf Merrell’s “Shirley” Finds a Hollywood Cast

For four years, Susan Scarf Merrell had a secret — the hardest secret she’s ever had to keep. Finally, the word is out.

Murder In Matera: Investigation in Italy Uncovers Truth

Separated by four generations, a language barrier and the Atlantic Ocean, the legend of Vita Gallitelli is set in 19th-century southern Italy, where poverty and violence forced her to flee to the United States — but only after she and her husband allegedly murdered someone.
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“One for the Books” is a Tradition for John Jermain Library

The John Jermain Memorial Library “One for the Books” gatherings may predate director Catherine Creedon by just one year, but by the time she arrived, they had already become tradition.

A Pianist’s Story: Taking Life in Stride

The book is about Judy Carmichael’s engaging account of her professional and personal life as a Grammy-nominated Steinway artist doing swing and stride.

Writers Speak Wednesdays Wraps Up Guest Speakers

Melissa Febos and Alex Gilvarry will be the final guest authors in the spring Writers Speak Wednesdays series on April 25 at 7 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton.

More Than Just a Fisherman’s Wife

Over the past 30 years, there is one common thread through much of Stephanie Villani’s life: the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket.

THAW Fest Unites East End Arts World

Hamptons Art Network’s 19 member organizations are teaming up for this weekend’s THAW Fest to bring a cultural awareness that transcends the luxurious lifestyle often associated with the Hamptons.

Bits & Banter: Cornelia Foss, Jericho Brown, Uganda Fundraising, PechaKucha!

Poet Jericho Brown will be the next guest in the spring Writers Speak Wednesdays series of free author talks and readings on Wednesday, March 21, at 7 p.m. at Chancellors Hall at Stony Brook Southampton.

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Artists Who Love Working Inside The Box

Barbara Maslen did not have to stray far to find inspiration — or raw materials — for her inaugural entry into the popular Box Art Auction, an event that raises tens of thousands annually for East End Hospice.

Stephen Wilkes Headlines ‘Meet the Artist’ at Tulla Booth Gallery

One single image in Stephen Wilkes’ “Day to Night” series is composed of an average 1,500 frames captured by manual shutter clicks over a period of 16 to 30 hours — from dusk to dawn, and one vantage point.

‘Wet Clutch’ Pushes Boundaries

Billed as an “immersive drive-in dance experience,” the site-specific performance installation by The Dance Cartel will merge into a physical exchange that culminates with a live set by DJ Average Jo on Saturday, August 25, at the Southampton Arts Center.