Bits And Pieces 11.15.12

Local culture news

PechaKucha Night
    Tomorrow at 6 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum will hold its first PechaKucha Hamptons event at the new location in Water Mill. The evening consists of presentations by 10 members of the East End creative community. They may be artists, musicians, writers, designers, architects, vintners, or other professionals.
    This week’s edition will feature six-minute presentations by Dianne Benson, John Bjornen, Jess Frost, Adam Green, Emma Walton Hamilton, Alicia G. Longwell, Natalie and Stephen Judelson, James Christopher Tracy, and Bruce Wolosoff. Music with Mister Lama as the D.J. will follow. Admission is $10, $5 for Parrish members.


New at Perlman
    The Perlman Music Program will give two concerts this weekend at its campus on Shelter Island. On Saturday, there will be an alumni recital at 7:30 p.m. Tessa Lark, the winner of this year’s Walter W. Naumburg International Violin Competition, and Renana Gutman, a pianist, will perform. Tickets cost $25 at the door and $20 in advance through the program’s Web site, perlmanmusicprogram.org.
    On Sunday, a free concert of works in progress will be performed at 3 p.m. Seating is limited and reservations have been suggested.


‘Money’ Auditions
    The Hampton Theatre Company will hold auditions for an upcoming production of “Other People’s Money” on Monday and Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Quogue Community Hall. The play, by Jerry Sterner, is about Wall Street corporate raiders and their victims. It has three roles for men and two for women. Both union and nonunion actors have been invited to attend. One male and one female role have already been cast.
    The theater company is casting the roles of William Coles, a polished president of a regional corporation in his mid-40s; Lawrence Garfinkle, a New York raider who is cunning and ruthless, and Kate Sullivan, a sexy Wall Street attorney. Rehearsals begin after Thanksgiving and performances will run from Jan. 10 through Jan. 27, Thursdays through Sundays, at the community hall. James Ewing will direct.
    Readings will be from the script. No monologue or appointment is necessary. Questions can be e-mailed to hamptontheatre@optonline.net. Local housing is available for out-of-town actors.


Theater Talk
    Dominika Laster will moderate a conversation about and screening of the work of Jerzy Grotowski tonight at 6 at the Watermill Center. Mieczyslaw Janowski and Andrzej Paluchiewicz, who acted under Grotowski’s direction, will participate in the panel.
    Excerpts from “Akropolis” and “The Constant Prince,” two of Grotowski’s productions, will be screened. According to the center, Grotowski, who died in 1999, is considered one of the most important and influential theater practitioners of the 20th century.


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