ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO All month, Sylvester Manor has been offering free Saturday morning farm programs in the Windmill Field during CSA pickup hours, 9 to 11 a.m. This week visitors can stop in for a quick pickle demo and worksongs.
The third installment in “Great Decisions,” the monthly foreign policy discussion series at Shelter Island Library, will be held on Thursday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m. The series is moderated by career diplomat Kirk Ressler and this month’s topic is “The Future of Kurdistan.” For more information, call (631) 749-1001. (more…)
JON BURKE PHOTO | Ten Strings and a Goat Skin, from left, Rowen Gallant, Caleb Gallant and Jesse Périard.
Islands tend to be great places for creating musicians. Especially isolated islands where long traditions and even longer winters feed the creative energy.
Making music on an island is something fiddle player and singer Rowen Gallant, 22, knows quite a bit about. Collectively, he, his brother Caleb, 20, and friend Jesse Périard, 22, are Ten Strings and a Goatskin, a bilingual three-piece band hailing from Prince Edward Island in the Canadian Maritimes. (more…)