Arts

Judy D’Mello
With its timely twist and the current sociopolitical climate, "The Nutcracker in Harlem" begs to be on the shelves now rather than later.
Star Staff
“A Grand Tour: The Songs of Jerry Herman,” featuring the Broadway performers Sal Viviano, Ted Levy, and Deborah Tranelli, with Charlie Romo and Valerie diLorenzo, will bring the music of the renowned composer-lyricist to Guild Hall on Saturday at 8 p.m.
Star Staff
Loudon Wainwright III, the singer-songwriter whose memoir, “Liner Notes,” was published last week by Blue Rider Press, will perform “Surviving Twin” tomorrow and Saturday at 8 p.m. at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Mr. Wainwright has called the show, a theatrical hybrid of music, family photographs, and dramatic readings, “a posthumous collaboration” with his father, who was a columnist and editor for Life magazine.
Baylis Greene
Barney Rosset reconsidered, and Martin London's life as a pugnacious lawyer.
Christopher Walsh
In “Liner Notes,” Loudon Wainwright III weaves tales of a meandering career marked by deep ambivalence with candid admissions of personal shortcomings that closely tracked those of his father, the celebrated Life magazine writer.
Baylis Greene
Poetry Pairs is back at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater on Sunday with readings by Stephen Dunn and Jill Bialosky.
Mark Segal
Delaney Colaio was one of 3,051 young people who lost a parent on Sept. 11, 2001. Now 18 and a freshman in college, she is a co-writer and co-director of “We Go Higher,” a documentary by and about the surviving children of the attacks.
Jennifer Landes
Edward Albee's collection of ur-modernism art and objects will be auctioned at Sotheby's on Sept. 26. The proceeds will go to the playwright's foundation.
Star Staff
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will help launch that village’s Harborfest weekend tomorrow evening at 8 with a new All Star Comedy show and a performance of the Complete Unknowns on Saturday.
Jennifer Landes
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill announced last week that it had acquired the entire holdings of the James and Charlotte Brooks Foundation, including the art and archives left to establish it.
Star Staff
Lyra, an a cappella vocal ensemble based in St. Petersburg, will perform at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church tomorrow at 7 p.m.
Star Staff
The Southampton Arts Center and the Southampton African American Museum will stage “Harriet, Rosa, and Me,” by JD Lawrence, tomorrow at 7 p.m.
Star Staff
Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center will celebrate its 10th anniversary season with performances of “Center Stage Sings: Fantastick Promises” tomorrow and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 5:30.
Mark Segal
The South Street Gallery in Greenport has issued a call for artists to participate in its annual “10X10=100” art show and sale for the benefit of the North Fork Environmental Council. More information is available by phone at 631-477-0021. “Walking the Walk,” an installation by Rosemarie Schiller, will be on view at Art Space 98 in East Hampton from tomorrow through Oct. 9, with a reception set for Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.
Mark Segal
A one-night-only reading of “Are You Now or Have You Even Been?” has a stellar cast and sold out quickly at Guild Hall.