11/07/19 4:30pm

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The Nov. 15 Friday Night Dialogues will share the story of acclaimed composer and musicologist Arthur O. Chitz.

Acclaimed composer and musicologist Arthur O. Chitz’s life was tragically cut short during the Holocaust and his musical legacy erased from history. On Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the library’s Friday Night Dialogues, Shelter Islander Paulann Sheets, widow of Chitz’s son, Hermann, will speak on the journey to bring his works back into the public sphere some 60 years after he was believed to have perished in a concentration camp near Riga, Latvia.

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07/13/19 8:00am

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The Reverend Jill Vogt will preach at the next Union Chapel Service.

Signal flags and vintage burgees will fly from the rafters of the historic Union Chapel in the Grove as a procession of Shelter Island Yacht Club officers and trustees join in the interdominational service this Sunday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m. 

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05/26/19 11:00am

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Soprano Alejandra Sandoval will perform for the Shelter Island Friends of Music audience on Saturday, June 1, at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church.

The much-admired young Mexican soprano Alejandra Sandoval will perform for the Shelter Island Friends of Music audience on Saturday, June 1, at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church. Continuing its 2019 survey of talent from Europe, Asia, and North and South America, Ms. Sandoval will bring music from France (Poulenc), Austria (Korngold), Germany (Richard Strauss) and Italy (Donizetti).

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04/17/18 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Physical education teacher Brian Becker leads a group of Shelter Island School elementary students in a recent session of 'Drums Alive' in the school gym.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Physical education teacher Brian Becker leads a group of Shelter Island School elementary students in a recent session of ‘Drums Alive’ in the school gym.

Like music? It turns out a spackle bucket, a big blue ball and a set of sticks is all you need. (more…)