Bits And Pieces 10.04.12

Local culture news

Perlman in Fall
    The Perlman Music Program on Shelter Island will present alumni recitals and works-in-progress concerts in the program’s Kristy and James H. Clark Arts Center this fall. The alumni recitals will be on Saturday and Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. This week’s concert will feature Molly Carr on viola and Yannick Rafalimanana on piano performing works by Rebecca Clarke, Edward Elgar, and Franz Schubert. Tickets cost $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
    The works-in-progress concerts on Sunday and Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. are free and will showcase students and alumni performing works they are attempting to refine in an informal concert setting. Reservations are required. Information about tickets is at

Bay Street Auditions
    Auditions for the Bay Street Theatre’s Literature Live! production of “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller will be held in the Sag Harbor theater today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The play will be directed by Murphy Davis, Bay Street’s artistic director. All rehearsals and performances will be held there.
    Housing will not be provided. Actors who live within a 50-mile radius of Sag Harbor have been urged to attend, as have performers of all ethnic and racial backgrounds. The show dates are Nov. 6 to 24. Information about preparation and character breakdowns can be found at

Print Appraisals
    The Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead is offering print appraisals on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. Robert K. Newman of the Old Print Shop will be on hand to look at prints and maps and perhaps discover some treasures. The $10 fee per item will benefit the historical society.
    The Old Print Shop is one of the oldest family-run art galleries in the country, specializing in historic American prints. The event is part of the show “Currier & Ives: Printmakers to the American People,” which has more than 275 hand-colored lithographs on view through Jan. 25.