03/21/19 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Codger and Crone.

The getaway was sweet, Crone at the wheel, Codger riding shotgun, Cur II supposedly at lookout in the back but already asleep.

The New York Presbyterian eastside medical empire shrank in the rear view mirror. Up ahead, the LIE unspooled, light traffic this Sunday but incessant blinking signs warning of a coming storm.

Codger, in his neck brace, croaked to Crone, “Will we make it?”

“Already have,” she muttered. (more…)

03/21/19 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO T
The Juniata College Choir will make its annual concert appearance at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on Sunday, March 24.

THIS WEEK
FRIDAY NIGHT DIALOGUES
Listen to Virginia Gerardi speak about Burning Man on Friday, March 22, at 7 p.m. The gathering in a temporary city in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert is an annual event that draws nearly 70,000 people. Burning Man is a celebration of inclusiveness, self-expression and self-reliance. Dreamers and doers create art and join in civic initiatives. Ms. Gerardi, who built her own yurt, will share her experience of Burning Man and explain “the Ten Principles” that inform the Burning Man culture. She’ll also share some stunning visuals of this grand experiment. (more…)

03/21/19 8:00am

COURTESY PHOTO Friday Night Dialogues at the Library tomorrow will be devoted to a discussion about the Burning Man festival.

This year, from Sunday August 25 until Monday September 2, over 70,000 people will gather in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada to join together for Burning Man 2019. Participants join in the effort to co-create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to art and community.
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