Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writers Speak Wednesdays
Stony Brook Southampton MFA in Creative Writing and Literature presents Writers Speak Wednesdays. Tonight, Dinah Lenney at 7 PM. Visit www.stonybrook.edu.
National Theatre Live presents King Lear by William Shakespeare at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Saturday at 7:30 PM. Starring Simon Russell Beale and directed by Sam Mendes. Visit www.guildhall.org.
Crimes Of The Heart
John Drew Theater Lab presents Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Tuesday at 7:30 PM. Staged Reading directed by Jessica Mortellaro and co-directed by Megan Minutillo. Featuring Chloe Dirksen, Jessica Mortellaro, and more TBA. Visit www.guildhall.org.
Monday Night Band
The No Doubt World Famous Monday Night Band, operating under the auspices of the Riverhead School District and directed by John Eyre, invites you to attend the final concert of its 68th season on Sunday afternoon in the Howard Hovey Auditorium in the Pulaski Street School. The program includes a wide variety of styles to please all musical tastes including marches, and works by Leroy Anderson, Johann Strauss, Jr. and Ralph Vaughan-Williams.
The concert begins at 2 PM. Admission is free and the school is handicapped accessible. For further information call 631-727-6538.
Hamptons Take 2
The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival, directed by Jacqui Lofaro of Bridgehampton, presents the East Coast premiere of Penny & Red: The Life of Secretariat's Owner on Sunday at 2:30 PM at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor.
The film, to be screened the day after the Kentucky Derby, recounts the story of Penny Chenery (Tweedy) and her champion thoroughbred Secretariat, also called "Big Red," who took the Triple Crown in June 1973 by winning the third leg, the grueling Belmont Stakes race on Long Island.
At noon preceding the film is a "Triple Crown Benefit" at the American Hotel in Sag Harbor, to include a three-course luncheon, a silent auction of Secretariat memorabilia and a film ticket, for $125. John Tweedy and William Nack will both be attending.
Proceeds benefit the Secretariat Foundation, the Amaryllis Farm Equine Rescue on the East End of Long Island, and HT2FF. Tickets are at HT2FF.com.
Steinbeck Festival Films
Steinbeck Festival Films, films based on John Steinbeck Novels, take place Thursday through Sunday at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. For more info and full schedule of films visit www.baystreet.org. Tickets are $10 per film or $30 for a movie pass to all films.
A book release for Unstill Life by author Gabrielle Selz takes place at Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill on Friday at 6 PM. Visit www.parrishart.org.