Arts

Although the people who were prep school age at the time of the Choate Rosemary Hall cocaine scandal are now pushing 50, the story, about a scholarship kid trying to fit in with a fast-moving elite crowd by selling drugs to them, has a timeless quality.
Center Stage at Southampton Cultural Center will hold open auditions for Joe Landry’s “It’s a Wonderful Life, a Live Radio Play” on Sunday and Mon- day at 6 p.m. at the center’s Levitas Cen- ter for the Arts. Auditions will begin promptly, and late arrivals will be seen at the discretion of the director, Michael Disher. Readings will be from the...
Laura Benanti, a Tony Award-winning actress and vocalist, will appear live in concert at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 8 p.m.
Soyeon Kate Lee, a Korean-American pianist who won first prize at the 2010 Naumburg International Piano Competition, will perform tomorrow at 6 p.m. in the Salon Series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill.
Arlene Reckson could not have known, when she accepted a position at Record Plant Studios in Manhattan’s Times Square, that John Lennon would soon invite her into the control room for the first-ever listen of his just-completed “Imagine” album.
The Artists Alliance of East Hampton’s 2015 studio tour will provide an opportunity to experience the variety of work being created on the East End and to engage in illuminating conversations with the artists, 16 of whom will open their workspaces on Oct. 10 and Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
The Hamptons International Film Festival has partnered this year with the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration to bring short films made by students around the world to the East Hampton screen.
"Air Kites" by Richard Brockman will be read as part of the JDTLab on Tuesday.
The Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center will hold a benefit gospel concert, “Songs of Solomon,” on Oct. 10 at 4 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church.
The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival will honor Stanley Nelson with its Career Achievement Award at this year’s festival, which will take place at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor from Dec. 3 through Dec. 6.
The Salon Series of concerts by young, award-winning classical musi- cians will return to the Parrish Art Mu- seum in Water Mill for its sixth iteration tomorrow at 6 p.m. with a performance by the American pianist Katie Mahan.
The Met: Live in HD series will kick off its 2015-16 season at Guild Hall on Saturday at 1 p.m. with “Il Trovatore,” Verdi’s four-act tragedy. Its notoriously complicated plot includes revenge, mis- taken identity, rivalry between suitors, suicide, and execution, all pulled togeth- er by its “absolutely glorious” music, ac- cording to WQXR-FM...
Take the high road! Dell Cullum will teach drone photography at the Long House Reserve on Oct. 17.