Pictured Above: At dress rehearsals for “The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui,” opening this evening at the North Fork Community Theater.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting partly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 53 degrees and a south wind 5 to 14 miles per hour. We’re expecting a 30 percent chance of showers overnight, mainly after 2 a.m., with a low around 38. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 49 and Sunday will be sunny, with a high near 41.

“The Resistible Rise of Arturi Ui,” Bertolt Brecht’spolitical satire on the (ir)resistibleness of political thuggery, opens this evening at 8 p.m. at the North Fork Community Theatre, 12700 Old Sound  Avenue in Mattituck. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays through April 2. Tickets are $30 and are available at nfct.com.

• The Watermill Center hosts its latest “In Process” free studio visit this evening at 6 p.m. with artists-in-residence Pe Mellado Dance Company, composer and guitarist Anthony Vine and writer Carina Kohn. Register at watermillcenter.org. Read our recent coverage of the In Process program.

• Jose Campos & Studio Lenca discuss the new exhibition “Chisme,” 15 painted woodcut figures depicting vibrant Latinx migrant workers, this evening at the Parrish Art Museum at 6 p.m. Tickets are $16 for general admission or $5 for members and are available at parrishart.org.

• The Church in Sag Harbor hosts Me and You: A Concert with Albino Mbie, a multi-award-winning musician, guitarist, singer, composer, sound engineer, music producer, and a Berklee College of Music Professor, this evening at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are available at thechurchsagharbor.org.

• The Southold-Peconic Civic Association will hold a public forum on affordable housing this coming Saturday, March 18 at 10 a.m. at CAST, 53930 Main Road in Southold. Panelists will discuss community housing needs, current affordable housing programs and Southold Town’s draft Community Housing Plan. All are welcome to attend.

• The Hampton Bays St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held Saturday morning, March 18 at 11 a.m. Here’s more info.

• East End Collected7 exhibition artists Franco Cuttica, Glen Hansen, Oscar Jackman, Mary Lambert, and Adam Straus will discuss their respective works during an intimate panel discussion at the Southampton Arts Center Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. Admission is free. More details are at southamptonartscenter.org.

Author Mary Korpi, who recently was able to get a North Fork lighthouse keeper added to the Coast Guard’s list of female lighthouse keepers, discusses “The Lady Lighthouse Keeper” at the Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 West Main St., Riverhead. 1 p.m. Tickets are $8 or free for members and are available at suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

March 17
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:44 a.m., 7:13 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:52 a.m., 6:21 p.m.
Greenport: 7:21 a.m., 7:50 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:03 a.m., 8:44 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:16 a.m., 7:45 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:43 a.m., 9:12 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:50 a.m., 9:19 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:37 a.m., 6:17 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:46 a.m., 4:26 p.m.

March 18
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:43 a.m., 8:07 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:51 a.m., 7:15 p.m.
Greenport: 8:20 a.m., 8:44 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 9:09 a.m., 9:43 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:15 a.m., 8:39 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:42 a.m., 10:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:49 a.m., 10:13 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:47 a.m., 7:22 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:56 a.m., 5:31 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at editor@eastendbeacon.com

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