Dick Cavett will read the leading role of Len in Joni Fritz’s “In the Car with Blossom and Len” on July 29 at Guild Hall. Lynne Taylor-Corbett will direct. Proceeds of the reading will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com.
At Guild Hall
On Saturday at 4 p.m., John Alexander will speak about his work at Guild Hall. An interview with the artist appears on C1.
Those ages 21 to 45 have been invited to join Guild Hall’s Young Contemporaries for a party at the Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. Members pay $80 a year to attend these special events. A 2013 Porsche Boxster and Cayman will be available for test drives and “a fun and interesting crowd” is promised.
Guild Hall will have a Sunday-morning panel discussion on the history of the Artists and Writers Game in conjunction with its current exhibition. Participants include the artists Leif Hope, Eric Ernst, Ed Hollander, Walter Bernard, and Lori Singer and the writers Carl Bernstein, Mort Zuckerman, Mike Lupica, and Juliet Papa. Ed Bleier will moderate. The event is free of charge, and will start at 11.
The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in Springs will hold its annual lecture in the John Drew Theater on Sunday as well, at 4 p.m. Adam Weinberg, the director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, will take the audience on a virtual tour of the museum and describe its history, from the beginnings in Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney’s Greenwich Village carriage house up to the present day. The Whitney is preparing to move from its longtime home on Madison Avenue to a new building in the Meat Packing District, designed by Renzo Piano.
Admission to the lecture is $15; $13 for Guild Hall members.