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Jack Josephson and Magda Saleh at home near Congdons Creek. Ms. Saleh will discuss her film ‘Egypt Dances’ at the next Friday Night Dialogues.
The film “Egypt Dances,” described by its creator, Shelter Island’s Magda Saleh, as a “time capsule,” will be presented Friday, June 21 at 7 p.m. as part of the ongoing Friday Night Dialogues series at the Library. The film, a unique blending of dance, music and song with live narration by Saleh, is a feature-length ethnographic documentation of the wealth of Egypt’s dance traditions.
COURTESY ILLUSTRATION A 1950 pictorial map of Shelter Island illustrated by The Nelson Studio, St. James, N.Y.
The shape of Shelter Island is changing. The impacts will be felt on our roads, utility infrastructure, drinking water and building lots -— especially near the shore. We should know what to expect and plan accordingly. Mashomack Preserve Director Jeremy Samuelson will address the role that The Nature Conservancy plays in bringing together community members, elected officials and planning professionals. He will talk about what we can expect in the years and decades to come at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogue on Friday, March 8.
There are two sides to every issue. Should the controlled sale of human organs be legalized in the United States? Should the controlled sale of human organs remain illegal in the United States?
The Friday Night Dialogue at the Shelter Island Library on November 30 presents Andrew M. Flescher, Ph.D., from Stony Brook University, to introduce us to the ramifications of this dilemma and illuminate his perspective as supported in his recent book, “The Organ Shortage Crisis in America.”
Twins Gail Staal and Tal Schwartz will share their practice of energy healing at the next Friday Night Dialogues on July 20.
An evening of hands-on healing and insights into stress management tools and techniques will be the subject of the Shelter Island Library’s July 20 Friday Night Dialogues starting at 7 p.m.
Shelter Island’s own twin healers Gail Staal and Tal Schwartz will illuminate their personal and professional explorations into the holistic practices of energy healing and the creative arts therapies.
COURTESY PHOTO | The cover of John DiLeo’s latest book, ‘Ten Movies at a Time: A 350-Film Journey Through Hollywood and America 1930-1970.’
Six-time film book author John DiLeo presents the companion video program to his new book “Ten Movies at a Time: A 350-Film Journey Through Hollywood and America 1930-1970” at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues program on April 6 at 7 p.m. The book and video illuminate Mr. DiLeo’s alternative and idiosyncratic examination of the Golden Age of Hollywood.