09/20/16 4:30pm
The East End Maritime Festival runs this weekend, Sept. 23, 24 and 25. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The East End Maritime Festival runs this weekend, Sept. 23, 24 and 25. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The 27th annual East End Maritime Festival comes to Greenport this weekend.

The three-day festival kicks off with the Land and Sea Gala at Greenport Yacht and Ship Building on Carpenter Street on Friday Sept. 23.

The Merry Folk Parade kicks off the first full day of the festival and introduces its grand marshal, Captain David Berson. It steps off at 11 a.m. and travels along Greenport’s Front and Main streets.

The festival features music, entertainment, kayak races, fair vendors, lighthouse tours and more. The event drew more than 30,000 people to the village in 2015. (more…)

08/31/16 4:30pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Linda Puls works on a painting of Taylor’s Island in her studio.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Linda Puls works on a painting of Taylor’s Island in her studio.

Land, sea, sky. What could possibly be more enticing to an artist?

Most landscape painters will tell you there’s something special about getting out of the studio and into the natural world where their subjects live and breathe. Working in situ is about capturing the natural light, feeling the breeze and absorbing the sights and sounds that define a location.

It’s better still when artists can share the experience with a few like-minded friends. (more…)

08/18/16 2:00pm
COURTESY ART Perlman Music This weekend the Perlman Music Program has its first of the season’s alumni recitals

COURTESY ART  This weekend the Perlman Music Program has its first of the season’s alumni recitals

PERLMAN MUSIC PROGRAM
Violinist Eric Silberger brings his award-winning talent to the Perlman Music Program this weekend in the first of the season’s alumni recitals. Mr. Silberger has performed as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician throughout the United States and around the world.

A PMP student over a decade ago, Mr. Silberger is scheduled to perform a mix of classical selections at the Clark Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 19.

Tickets are $25, free for those under age 18. Virtuoso Society members may email PMP for priority seating at [email protected] For details, see perlmanmusicprogram.org. (more…)