CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO | This is my Pyracantha. Considering the lack of ‘full sun,’ I think that’s a good crop of berries.
Finally, finally, finally …
Fall! Yes! Fantastic. Fall is finally here and many of us are really glad. My daughter thinks that your favorite month or season has to do with when you were born; she loves, as in really loves, June, and indeed that’s her birthday month. I love the fall, and yes, you’ve guessed it, I was born in November. Maybe a coincidence? But who knows. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Long Island cheese pumpkins.
Though at first glance they may all look the same not all pumpkins are created equal.
Truth is, when it comes to cooking local chefs swear by the flavor of the Long Island cheese pumpkin. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Filmmaker Kamala Lopez on location during filming of “Equal Means Equal.”
In her acceptance speech for best supporting actress at the 2015 Academy Awards for her role in “Boyhood,” Patricia Arquette put forth this fiery statement — “To every woman who gave birth. To every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights. It’s time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America.” (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Cellist Yves Dharamraj
The Perlman Music Program has several concerts and events happening at the Clark Arts Center this weekend. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Author Andrew Scott Cooper speaks at Shelter Island Library on October 14, 2016.
FRIDAY NIGHT DIALOGUES
Andrew Scott Cooper, a historian and commentator on U.S./Iran relations, global energy markets, and geopolitical risk, will discuss his latest book “The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Last Days of Imperial Iran,” at the next installment of Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library. Mr. Cooper’s book is a sweeping account of the rise and fall of Iran’s glamorous Pahlavi Dynasty and a gripping play-by-play of the events leading to the 1979 Iranian revolution. (more…)