04/10/19 4:30pm

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Quebec’s Les Poules à Colin will perform two shows in the Music Room of the historic Manor House on Saturday, April 13.

Quebecois folk music group Les Poules à Colin will perform at the Manor House with two shows on Saturday, April 13 at 6 and 8 p.m. as part of Sylvester Manor Educational Farm’s concert series.

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04/05/19 12:00pm

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Quebec’s Les Poules à Colin will perform two shows in the Music Room of the historic Manor House on Saturday, April 13.

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm presents the second edition of its 2019 concert series with Quebec’s Les Poules à Colin, who will perform two shows in the intimate setting of the Music Room of the Manor House on Saturday, April 13, at 6 and 8 p.m.

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01/31/19 8:00am

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Author Louise Penny has just released the latest novel in her Inspector Gamache series.

Kingdom of the Blind

Louise Penny

Minotaur Books

At this time of year, many Islanders head south in search of warmth and more than the occasional glimpse of sun.

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01/17/19 4:30pm

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Sylvester Manor’s 2019 concert season kick starts with an evening of world-class bluegrass music featuring the Slocan Ramblers at the Shelter Island School auditorium on Saturday, January 19, at 7:30 p.m.; doors open at 7.

The Reporter caught up with Frank Evans, the Ramblers’ lead singer and banjo player, to talk bluegrass, banjos and the (declining) difference between Canadian and American bluegrass. 

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