Three-time U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky reads his poetry to improvised jazz at Monmouth University’s Pollak Theatre in his hometown of Long Branch, New Jersey. State of the Arts takes a tour ‘round the old neighborhood with Pinsky, who says all his poetry started here. The American Repertory Ballet debuts a new “Madison Avenue” version of the infamous ballet The Rite of Spring, just in time for its 100th anniversary. Plus, the photo exhibit “Art of Science” at the Liberty Science Center reveals the unintended beauty of real scientific research, and, at the Zimmerli Art Museum, the story of Russian artist Valery Yurlov (born 1932). Under the oppressive regime of the mid-century Soviet Union, he worked in secret to pursue a career as an experimental artist who wanted to make more than state-sanctioned propaganda. Also, New Jersey Film Festival director Albert G. Nigrin talks about the current season’s award-winners.