Mary Dowd of Greenport browses art nouveau titles Saturday at a temporary bookstore operating at Art Sites Gallery in Riverhead. Around 400 art books were donated by the family of Southold resident Bob Peters, who died in December. (Credit: Rachel Young)
Bob Peters wasn’t an artist, but he deeply appreciated the work of those who were.
So when the avid collector, who lived in Manhattan and had a home in Southold, died unexpectedly in December at age 75, his family found themselves wondering what to do with his massive compendium — particularly his impressive library of thousands of art books. (more…)
North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck will present this summer’s Youth on Stage musical, “The Wedding Singer,” based on the 1998 film of the same name, beginning Thursday, July 24. (more…)
• Local artist Alan Bull will lead a plein air painting event from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 20, at North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck. The community is invited to come and paint or just come and watch. There will be a wine tasting and refreshments.
Matthew William Chizever (Credit: Courtesy photo)
Aquebogue native Matthew William Chizever had auditioned for producers of the USA Network’s “Graceland” three or four times before the show runners found the perfect role for him: a villanous sex trafficker named Miles.
“I’ve been in and out of the room with the producers and they always said they really liked me, but they needed something to fit me,” Chizever said in a phone interview. “So this seedy dark human being is what they decided to give me.”
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Long Island photographer Matt Clark will have his work displayed at ‘Swells and Swirls’ at the Alex Ferrone Gallery in Cutchogue.
Long Island photographers Matt Clark and Mike DiRenzo will give a gallery talk about their exhibit “Swells & Swirls” at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 13, at Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery in Cutchogue. The exhibit is on view through July 20. (more…)
‘Sanctuary,” canvas works by Greenport artist Danielle Malmet Rodger will be on display at Greenport Harbor Brewery this summer. (Credit: Danielle Malmet Rodger courtesy)
Auction donations sought: Art, antiques, goods and services are sought for a July 26 auction hosted by Peconic Green Growth. (more…)
The Party Dolls take the stage as the sun sets behind Grangebel Park to the west at a 2011 Townscape concert. (Credit: James Tuthill, file)
The Riverhead Townscape summer concert series will resume Friday, July 11, at 7 p.m. in Grangebel Park.
Here’s the complete schedule for 2014. (more…)
Tony-Award winning actress Peg Murray at home in Southold last week. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
If “The Great Gatsby’s” Daisy Buchanan had a voice that was “full of money,” then Southold actress Peg Murray’s is filled with candor.
The 90-year-old Tony Award-winner was unabashedly honest on a recent afternoon as she recapped her experience at “Raising the Roof,” a star-studded benefit concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of “Fiddler on the Roof.”