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04/19/19 10:00am

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Starting over
To the Editor:
I am frustrated with the contradictions. Sometimes we are bragging about how Shelter Islanders have a sense of community, we look out for each other, we are proud of our autonomy, proud of our tourism industry, innovative with entrepreneurship to sustain that tourism economy, but then in the next breath, we are reminded about how to be a “good neighbor.” That our neighbors are to be feared, reported, and are abusers of the Island. (more…)

03/14/18 4:30pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | During a recent rehearsal in the school auditorium, seniors Hayley Lowell-Liszanckie (Billie Bendix) and Daniel Boeklen (Jimmy Winter) worked with director John Kaasik on  ‘Treat Me Rough,’ a Gershwin song-and-dance number from ‘Nice Work if You Can Get It.’

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | During a recent rehearsal in the school auditorium, seniors Hayley Lowell-Liszanckie (Billie Bendix) and Daniel Boeklen (Jimmy Winter) worked with director John Kaasik on  ‘Treat Me Rough,’ a Gershwin song-and-dance number from ‘Nice Work if You Can Get It.’

Bootleggers, Gold Coast mansions, and high kicking Charleston moves are just some of the antics that will be front and center in “Nice Work if You Can Get It,” the Shelter Island Drama Club’s spring musical which will be presented in the school auditorium March 22 through 25. (more…)

11/22/17 4:30pm
FILM STILLS | Director John Kaasik and his actors during a rehearsal.

FILM STILLS | Director John Kaasik and his actors during a rehearsal.

Each spring, artist Peter Waldner quietly donates his time and talent painting scenery for Shelter Island School’s musical productions, ensuring the young thespians look good when they step out on the stage.

He’s been doing it for years. (more…)