Top 5 East End Virtual Events This Weekend: May 21, 2021

Reggie D. White is teaching the basics of acting this Saturday
Reggie D. White is teaching the basics of acting this Saturday
Courtesy Bay Street Theater

East End institutions are offering many opportunities to engage in exhilarating events and enriching programs virtually in the days ahead. Here are this week’s top East End virtual events—including Bay Street Theater’s Intro to Acting with Reggie D. White and more!

Salon Concert: Pianist Nadejda Vlaeva
Friday, May 21, 6 p.m.
Enjoy the brilliance and artistry of salon musician Nadejda Vlaeva in a livestreamed piano concert from the Parrish in the comfort of your home. Vlaeva’s overwhelming musicality, poetic nature and electrifying virtuosity have garnered accolades from many world-famous musicians. Tickets are $20.

The Reames Duo in Concert
Friday, May 21, 7:30 p.m.
Twin Forks Musicivic welcomes back the Reames Duo, vocalist Christopher Reames and pianist Kanako Reames—for a virtual performance of works by Gerald Finzi and Claude Debussy. Registration is free but required.

Intro to Acting with Reggie D. White
Saturday, May 22, 11 a.m.
New York-based multidisciplinary artist Reggie D. White hosts an intro to acting, a fun and interactive presentation for anyone whose bucket list includes taking an acting class. This free virtual seminar is part of Bay Street Theater’s Lifelong Learning Series.

Author Event: Amanda M. Fairbanks
Tuesday, May 25, 5 p.m.
BookHampton hosts a virtual author event featuring Amanda M. Fairbanks just in time for the release of her new book The Lost Boys of Montauk. She’ll be joined by journalists Biddle Duke and David Rattray for the book discussion. Registration is required.

Strike a Pose On-Demand
Now through June 13.
In 1990, seven young male dancers—six gay, one straight—joined Madonna on her most controversial tour. On stage and in the iconic film Truth or Dare, they showed the world how to express yourself. Now, 25 years later, they reveal the truth about life during and after the tour, when they were ambassadors to the world on behalf of the LGBT community during the height of the AIDS epidemic. Strike a Pose is a dramatic tale about overcoming shame and finding the courage to be who you are. Rental tickets are $5.

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