03/26/15 5:00pm
KIRSTEN LEWIS ILLUSTRATION | Artwork from the cover of ‘Francis Dering at Newark Academy,’ a volume of ‘The Dering Letters.’

KIRSTEN LEWIS ILLUSTRATION | Artwork from the cover of ‘Francis Dering at Newark Academy,’ a volume of ‘The Dering Letters.’

The name “Dering” is a familiar one on Shelter Island. There’s the harbor, the village and the inn, to name just a few prominent places, many of which we pass every day.

But with the publication of the four-volume series, “The Dering Letters,” the name may also come to mean a fascinating glimpse into the quotidian lives of Islanders and the fledgling United States during the 18th and 19th centuries. (more…)

03/26/15 4:30pm
JIYANG CHEN PHOTO| Violist Matthew Lipman will be performing this Saturday in the Perlman Music Program’s Alumni Recital.

JIYANG CHEN PHOTO|
Violist Matthew Lipman will be performing this Saturday in the Perlman Music Program’s Alumni Recital.

The Perlman Music Program’s mus-icians will be back on the Island this weekend, chasing those winter blues away with beautiful music. PMP alumnus and violist Matthew Lipman will be accompanied by pianist Christine Wu on Saturday, March 28 at 5 p.m. at the Clark Arts Center on the Shore Road Campus. They will perform a recital of works by Brahms, Takemitsu, Telemann and others. (more…)