11/22/17 4:30pm
FILM STILLS | Director John Kaasik and his actors during a rehearsal.

FILM STILLS | Director John Kaasik and his actors during a rehearsal.

Each spring, artist Peter Waldner quietly donates his time and talent painting scenery for Shelter Island School’s musical productions, ensuring the young thespians look good when they step out on the stage.

He’s been doing it for years. (more…)

11/16/17 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Sophia Strauss (center), with saloon girls Lyng-

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | On Friday, November 24, Peter Waldner will host a screening of “Behind Curtains,” his documentary about the 2017 Shelter Island School production of the musical “Curtains.” Above, a western-themed number from the show.

SIEF GRANTS CELEBRATION

All Islanders are welcome to join board members of the Shelter Island Educational Foundation (SIEF) and grant recipients at the Grants Celebration on Sunday, November 19 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Shelter Island Library. The event is a chance for students and teachers to talk about opportunities they’ve had in the past to learn outside the classroom through the SIEF grant program. (more…)