BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Guests in the derby attire at the 2016 Kentucky Derby Party hosted by the Shelter Island Historical Society.
AND THEY’RE OFF!
The Shelter Island Historical Society’s annual Kentucky Derby Party at the Havens Barn is Saturday, May 5. The Derby party is a thank you event for Historical Society members. Annual membership begins at $50. To join the SIHS, visit shelterislandhistorical.org or call (631) 749-0025. (more…)
DARIO ACOSTA PHOTO | Piano virtuoso Drew Petersen will perform on April 21 as part of the Shelter Island Friends of Music 2018 series.
ON PIANO, DREW PETERSEN
The Shelter Island Friends of Music Concert Series for 2018 is proud to present “A Season of Prizewinning Virtuosos” and a performance by piano virtuoso Drew Petersen. According to composer Lukas Foss, Mr. Petersen “… feels the music, he can make it come alive again, make you touched by it… That’s what is unusual. … He is not just a child prodigy but is a brilliant musician.” (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island’s Black Cat Books.
It’s mid-August and indolence has set in.
Although July was pretty merciful weather-wise, August never fails to rev up the punishing muggy East End air masses (that’s what we used to call them in Southern California), making a wide range of outdoor activities unappealing. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Jules Feiffer (left) prior to a Q&A with Codger at the Shelter Island Public Library’s annual Book and Author Luncheon June 10 at The Pridwin.
With a flailing government in Washington, a furtive puppet in our congressional district and at least three first-time candidates announced for the upcoming Shelter Island elections, Codger tunes in a time when chaos seemed daunting but not overwhelming, when the barbarians were at the gates, not yet inside. (more…)
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Jules Feiffer revising pages for his next book, the third in a trilogy of graphic novels. Feiffer will be the guest at the Shelter Island Library’s Book & Author Luncheon on June 10.
TALKING WITH JULES FEIFFER
Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, author and playwright (and Shelter Island resident) Jules Feiffer will be the special guest at the Shelter Island Library’s 27th annual Book & Author Luncheon on Saturday, June 10. Feiffer will take part in a conversation with Robert Lipsyte. The luncheon begins at noon at The Pridwin Hotel. Tickets are $75. To register, stop by the library or call (631) 749-0042. (more…)