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  •     Corky Laing, a longtime drummer for the rock band Mountain and the blues-rock supergroup West, Bruce and Laing, will conduct a drum workshop at Crossroads Music in Amagansett Sunday at 5 p.m. Mr. Laing will share both stories and his expertise. Michael Clark of Crossroads advises attendees to take their own sticks but also stresses that one does not have to be a drummer to enjoy the event. Tickets are $60. Seating is limited and the program will be interactive.


  •     The award-winning pianist Liza Stepanova will perform at the Parrish Art Museum tomorrow at 6 p.m. as part of the ongoing Salon Series of classical music concerts. Ms. Stepanova has twice been a soloist with the Juilliard Orchestra led by James DePreist and Nicholas McGegan and was a top prizewinner at the Liszt-Garrison, Juilliard Concerto, Steinway, and Ettlingen competitions. She began her position as the Iva Dee Hiatt visiting artist and lecturer at Smith College this fall. Ms.

  •     A new production of Shakespeare’s “Othello” from London’s National Theatre will be screened at Guild Hall on Saturday at 7 p.m. Directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear, both Olivier Award-winning actors, the production transposes the action from 16th-century Venice to a contemporary military installation. Tickets to this encore presentation of National Theatre Live are $18, $16 for Guild Hall members.

  •     Center Stage at Southampton Cultural Center is presenting “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” through Nov. 3, with performances on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30.

  • Ellie Prado, a longtime Montauk resident, died on Friday evening at home. She was 89.

    A wake for her will be held at Yardley and Pino Funeral Home, 94 Pantigo Road, East Hampton, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

    A funeral Mass for her will be said at St. Therese of Liseux Roman Catholic Church on Thursday at 11 a.m.

  • Amagansett

    A small display case containing 25 pairs of sterling silver earrings was stolen last month from the counter at Miankoma in Amagansett Square. The earrings were valued at $500.

    East Hampton Village

        A swimming pool being drained from a Huntting Lane house into the Nature Trail earned the home owner a summons on Sept. 30.

  • How it Was, How it Will Be

        Candidates for East Hampton Town Board will share their views on preservation following a screening at LTV tonight of a vintage film by the jazz age illustrator Hamilton King.

        The free program, from 5 to 7 p.m., is hosted by the East Hampton Historical Society and LTV. The film, which includes footage of East Hampton in the 1920s and 1930s, will serve as the springboard for a panel discussion with the candidates on the future of preservation in the town.

  • Five, Four, Three . . .

        Saturday is Rocket Day at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton. Starting at 10 a.m. kids of all ages can make and launch their own rockets, while parents can learn about the museum’s plans for future exhibits. Admission is free. The museum is on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike.

    Bloodthirsty Plants

  •     State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is among those named to head a Senate task force that will be charged with studying state and federal efforts to combat Lyme and other tick-borne diseases and make recommendations for a state plan to improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of them.

  •     September was “an ideal late-summer month,” Richard G. Hendrickson wrote in his monthly weather report from Bridgehampton.       

         Mr. Hendrickson, a United States Cooperative weather observer, recorded daytime highs in the 70s during the first half of the month and mainly in the 60s in the second half. Nights began mainly in the 60s, then dropped mostly into the 40s by month’s end.

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