05/21/14 8:49am
05/21/2014 8:49 AM
Alexis Monetti (from left), Kristen Alestra and Matt Senese in a scene from "Into the Woods" at North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Alexis Monetti (from left), Kristen Alestra and Matt Senese in a scene from “Into the Woods” at North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

“Once upon a time” is a phrase filled with the promise of adventure, thrills, true love, lessons learned and happy endings. And so begins “Into the Woods,” a musical that combines numerous well-known fairy tales into its own unique story that offers all of the above and more.

If you have never seen “Into the Woods,” written by James Lapine with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, you need to catch North Fork Community Theatre’s current production. If you have seen it and are a fan, as I am, you won’t want to miss the chance to enjoy it once again. (more…)

05/17/14 5:00am
05/17/2014 5:00 AM
Linda Romar of Maryland looks at the Marino sheep rovings hand dyed by 'indy dyer fiber artist' Charisse DeCarlo of Lake Grove in 2012. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

Linda Romar of Maryland looks at the Marino sheep rovings hand dyed by ‘indy dyer fiber artist’ Charisse DeCarlo of Lake Grove in 2012. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

The fifth annual Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair will take place Saturday and Sunday, May 17 and 18, at Hallockville Museum Farm. The event, co-sponsored by Long Island Livestock Company, will feature demonstrations of fiber arts and related processes, other folk arts and a “fiber market” in the Naugles Barn. Special activities will include sheep herding, a llama obstacle course and shearing demonstrations.  (more…)

05/11/14 6:00am
05/11/2014 6:00 AM

Cutchogue New Suffolk Library

A juried group art show can be seen now through June 30 in Cutchogue New Suffolk Library’s upstairs gallery. Geoffrey Fleming, director of Southold Historical Society and co-author of “A Shared Aesthetic: Artists of Long Island’s North Fork,” is serving as juror.

Artists whose work was selected are Charlotte Droeger, Christine Dupuis, Bill Behrle, Diane Alec Smith, Gary Long, Karen Rich, Jacqueline Penney, Bob Kuhne, JoAnne Corretti, Joan Fabian, Saul Rosenstreich, Ann McCaughey, Marla Milne, Linda Nemeth and Adelaide Amend.  (more…)

05/03/14 2:00pm
05/03/2014 2:00 PM
Cole Hempel, 12, performing at East End Arts last Friday. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Cole Hempel, 12, performing at East End Arts last Friday. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Over 46,000 performances have been held at Carnegie Hall in Manhattan, with some concerts by the most famous names in music: Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Igor Stravinski.

And now, East End Arts can say one of its own students has shared one of the stages. (more…)

04/26/14 5:00am
04/26/2014 5:00 AM
'Village Scene by Whitney M. Hubbard. (Credit: Southold Historical Society)

‘Village Scene by Whitney M. Hubbard. (Credit: Southold Historical Society)

Southold Historical Society will host its annual art auction Saturday, April 26, at Castello di Borghese Vineyard in Cutchogue. A preview will begin at 6 p.m., followed by bidding at 7.

Current local artists whose work will be offered include John Crimmins, Laura Westlake, Dominick DiLorenzo, Jada Rowland, Lee Cleary and Barbara Zegarek. Local artists from the past include Caroline M. Bell, Whitney M. Hubbard, Albert Latham, Otto J. Kurth and Franklin G. Brooks.  (more…)

04/21/14 7:00am
04/21/2014 7:00 AM
East End Arts announced today it has awarded Riverhead High School student José Alvizures with its annual Frances Ligon Memorial Scholarship.

East End Arts in downtown Riverhead. (Credit: File)

East End Arts is hosting the opening reception for its all-media art show “Line” on Friday, April 25, between 5 and 7 p.m.

Guest juried by architect/artist Hideaki Ariizumi and artist/graphic designer Debbie Ma.

Refreshments served. For more information, call Jane Kirkwood at 631-722-0900, or email gallery@eastendarts.org.