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02/07/19 4:30pm

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Owen Gibbs

Seventeen-year old Owen Gibbs is tall, so he’s used to looking down a lot. But these days he is looking ahead, to performing in the Shelter Island School spring musical, graduating and going away to college in the fall. (more…)

04/05/15 11:00am
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | 'Adults Only' took in the school play last weekend.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | ‘Adults Only’ took in the school play last weekend.

On Monday, I had a pleasant chat with longtime Town Board member and Deputy Supervisor Chris Lewis, who is the board liasion to the Senior Citizens Affairs Council. (more…)

04/02/15 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

Young Johanna Kaasik watched her cousin Serina have her hair braided as she prepared for her starring role. You could almost see the stars in her eyes as she imagined herself onstage in a few years.

The powerhouse cast dominated the stage last weekend when the Shelter Island Drama Club presented “Annie Warbucks” to sold out crowds, continuing the annual tradition of presenting first-class musicals to Island theatergoers. Under the direction of John Kaasik and produced by Anu Kaasik, the sequel to “Annie” came alive on the Shelter Island School stage. Before Sunday’s matinée, one backstage volunteer commented, “Every year John brings out the hidden talents in these kids.” (more…)