Guild Hall will present the Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD’s “Carmen” on Saturday at 1 p.m. Bizet’s melodrama features Anita Rachvelishvili in the title role and Aleksandrs Antonenko as her lover Don Jose. Ildar Abdrazakov completes the triangle as Escamillo, the bullfighter who comes between them. Pablo Heras-Casado conducts. Tickets are $22, $20 for members, and $15 for students.
On Saturday at 5 p.m., the Watermill Center will present an open rehearsal of Lydian Junction. The group, which creates live art that incorporates performance, video, installation, music, and dance, has been in residency at the center since Oct. 14. They will complete it on Wednesday.
Members of Lydian Junction are Sarah Cameron Sunde, Dages Juvelier Keates, Christopher Berg, Oliver Burns, and Karla Carballar, each of whom has a specialty, whether in dance, performance, video art, or other disciplines.
A Bull Path Close woman reported having a $20,000 gold ring with a “blue-white stone diamond” stolen from her nightstand on Aug. 30. Mary Winston told police the ring had belonged to her mother, and she had had it fitted for her pinkie. Detectives are investigating.
Most of the fun for kids this week is of the Halloween variety, but those looking for something else may find it at the South Fork Natural History Museum on Saturday, when Crystal Possehl leads kids 8 to 12 on a backpack adventure in the Vineyard Field behind the Bridgehampton museum. Kids will use binoculars, magnifiers, a compass, and other outdoor tools to observe and record their findings starting at 10 a.m. Reservations have been requested.
Looking ahead, the Family Service League will sponsor a free, all-day workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Springs Presbyterian Church on Old Stone Highway in East Hampton. Titled Positive Parenting with a Plan, parents and professionals have been invited to discuss such topics as children’s emotional well-being, strengthening families, and establishing a collaborative environment for addressing children’s issues. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Aileen F. Brody, 81, an East Hampton resident since the 1990s, died on Friday. Her family said she had been ill for a short time.
Music was an important element of Mrs. Brody’s life. She earned a bachelor’s degree in the teaching of piano skills from the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music, and went on to give piano concerts and private lessons. She passed her love of music to her only child, Martha Brody, and together they performed recitals at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons.
Donald M. Kennedy, who survived polio, competed in the Paralympics for many years, and went on to a successful career in law, died at home in Hampton Bays last Thursday. The 81-year-old, who spent summers in Montauk since 1954, had been under a doctor’s care for atrial fibrillation.
Elements Fitness, a barre and dance-fusion studio on East Hampton's Newtown Lane, will show its appreciation for local teachers and employees with a discounted barre fitness class on Tuesday and discounts on class package purchases that day and through the end of the month.
The East Hampton Ladies Village Improvement Society's Bargain Box thrift shop opened on Tuesday ready for the change in weather. After clearing out summer merchandise with a dollar sale last week, the L.V.I.S.
With the goal of recruiting more local residents who can produce their own TV programming, East Hampton’s public access station, LTV, has planned an orientation workshop for Monday night at its studio in Wainscott.
The festival and The East Hampton Star have once again teamed up with Southampton Hospital and the Hampton Classic Horse Show to give away a pair of coveted Founder Passes, which allow early entry to all films, and a range of other perks.