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07/26/17 4:30pm
PMP Fellow Jameel Martin next to a portrait of Itzhak Perlman. Below, Chorus Master Patrick Romano.

CAITLIN PANARELLA PHOTO Perlman Music Fellow Jameel Martin next to a portrait of Itzhak Perlman.

Walking around the campus of the Perlman Music Program (PMP) deep notes mix with high ones, echoing from a white tent. A peek inside reveals music students practicing for upcoming events, playing with a fairy tale backdrop from a recent show behind them. (more…)

07/20/17 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A 2015 Shakespeare performance on the lawn at Sylvester Manor.

SHAKESPEARE AT THE MANOR

Bringing dynamic arts programming to Shelter Island is a vital part of the mission at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm and since 2009, “Shakespeare at the Manor” has been a cornerstone in the Manor’s commitment to encourage deeper connections to culture and place. (more…)

07/20/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, JULY 20

Ferry Writers, join in writing exercises with a supportive group. 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042.

FRIDAY,  JULY 21

The Examined Life, a philosophy discussion group led by Wendy Turgeon. 1 p.m., library. Read and discuss essays from “The Stone Reader.” (631) 749-0042.

Friday Night Dialogues, Callie Atkins and Glenn Waddington discuss their circumnavigation of the entire Island on foot. 7 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

07/13/17 2:00pm
LINDSAY MORRIS PHOTO  |  Chris Pickerell

LINDSAY MORRIS PHOTO | Chris Pickerell, a marine biologist, offers ‘Backyard Archaeology’ at the Shelter Island Historical Society on July 15.

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ARCHAEOLOGY BEGINS AT HOME 

Chris Pickerell is a marine biologist and director of the marine program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County.

He normally writes and lectures about science, but also enjoys discussing and writing about the things he collects whenever given the chance. On Saturday, July 15 from 4 to 6 p.m., Mr. Pickerell will present “Backyard Archaeology: Piecing Together Local History One Fragment At A Time” in the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Barn.  (more…)

07/13/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, JULY 13

Tent Week: Kids yoga, 10:15 a.m., under the library tent. Bring your own mat if possible. (631) 749-0042.

Tent Week: Lawn games and Italian ices, 2 p.m., under the library tent. (631) 749-0042. (more…)