09/03/18 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO

JULIE LANE PHOTO

What would be your “strategic vision” for U.S. global engagement and our military? The Shelter Island Library is hosting a discussion of this topic in its popular “Great Decisions” series on Thursday, September 6, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. (more…)

08/18/16 2:00pm
COURTESY ART Perlman Music This weekend the Perlman Music Program has its first of the season’s alumni recitals

COURTESY ART  This weekend the Perlman Music Program has its first of the season’s alumni recitals

PERLMAN MUSIC PROGRAM
Violinist Eric Silberger brings his award-winning talent to the Perlman Music Program this weekend in the first of the season’s alumni recitals. Mr. Silberger has performed as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician throughout the United States and around the world.

A PMP student over a decade ago, Mr. Silberger is scheduled to perform a mix of classical selections at the Clark Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 19.

Tickets are $25, free for those under age 18. Virtuoso Society members may email PMP for priority seating at [email protected] For details, see perlmanmusicprogram.org. (more…)

06/09/16 4:30pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Moderator and retired Foreign Service Officer Kirk Ressler exchanges ideas with Ann Brunswick at the May 26 ‘Great Decisions’ discussion.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Moderator and retired Foreign Service Officer Kirk Ressler exchanges ideas with Ann Brunswick at the May 26 ‘Great Decisions’ discussion.

From where we sit on eastern Long Island, sometimes it can be difficult to grasp the complications of the world’s social, political and economic realities. The evening news offers only a fleeting glimpse of what’s happening abroad — these days the circus-like atmosphere of national presidential politics gets far more airtime — and putting the wider world into context can be extremely difficult.

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