Suffolk Theater opens in Riverhead: Ribbon Cutting photos

The Riverhead community celebrated the re-opening of the Suffolk Theater on Main Street. The building is from the 1930’s, and the celebration included a historical tip of the hat. There were folks young and old, politicians, a beauty queen with tiara and sash, live music (including a tuba), and lots of fun. Ian and I […]

New York State of Mind: Fun story and a song for post-Nemo digging out days

A student from Vanderbilt University, Michael Pollack, was invited on stage by Billy Joel. Video is very fun. (Rated PG for background language of audience.) Hat tip to Newsday for the story.

May 5th: Artist Reception for Gary Ivan at “ripe art gallery”

Long Island artist Gary Ivan will have a showing of his paintings at ripe art gallery from May 5th to May 31st. Opening Reception of the show, “New Work” by Gary Ivan is Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 6pm to 9pm. A note about Gary Ivan’s art: While, overall, he is considered an Expressionist*, Gary […]

Walt Whitman’s Birthday: Two videos and a special way to celebrate!

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Unique Valentine’s Event on Long Island

Green Earth Cafe des Artistes presents Candlelight dinner, music, and a film Valentine’s Day, Monday, February 14th 6:00pm – 9:00pm Screening of the 2009 HBO film Grey Gardens Broadway music performed by pianist A.F. Wargo Premier of Kristofer Ambrose’s Little Edie “Mother Companion” song Legendary animator/artist, Don Duga unveils his Heart Mandala art Famed paparazzo, […]

Shinnecock Powwow 2010 Photos

We had a great time at the Shinnecock Powwow yesterday! [We went Sunday] What a beautiful, blue sky day. Lots of beautiful jewelry and crafts for sale. Awesome drumming and the culture of all the Native American regalia. Beautiful gallery at 27east: here Google IMAGE search page: here Some of our photos below the fold…

If you like poetry and culture: Here is Z place to be…

Steven Schmidt is one of our most culturally active friends. Steven used to run the “Z-list” which became famous for its presentation of cultural events and phases of the moon. Kelly Powell is a poet and a mom. Kelly glows with positive energy and community spirit. Steven and Kelly Powell make up one of the […]

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