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Future Sex

Emily Witt is your guide through sexual subcultures and practices redefining possibilities for women in 2016. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

West Ridge

An exhibition of new paintings showing the continued vitality of landscape as a subject. Opening reception Thursday, October 6, 6-8 p.m.

Night and Branches, 2015, oil on canvas, 152.4 x 137.16 cm.

Night and Branches, 2015, oil on canvas, 152.4 x 137.16 cm.

Spermhood: Diary of a Donor

“Like a 1500s Portuguese Marquis trying to get his mind around the concept that the world is round” was Albo’s reaction to being asked to be a sperm donor in 2011. The Times calls this exploration of love and family “funny, provocative and smartly staged.” Tickets on sale online. Multiple performances.

The Best American Essays 2016

Yaddo novelist Jonathan Franzen (The Corrections, Purity) co-edits the latest Best American Essays collection in its thirtieth-anniversary year. Includes essays by fellow Yaddo writers Laura Kipnis, Amitava Kumar, and William Chatterton Williams.

Commonwealth – Ann Patchett

In Ann Patchett’s Commonwealth, a  drunken indiscretion in the mid-1960s is the catalyst for the breakup of two marriages and the creation of two new families. The grown-up children today look back on that event and another defining family trauma in a novel The New York Times calls “exquisite.”

Light Energy – Jill Viney

The exhibition Light Energy features three sculptures fabricated in fiberglass and plexiglass, inspired by the natural landscape and especially life in the sea. On view: Thursday & Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 1 – 4p/m.