The beginning of Colin Palmer’s play “True Stories” takes the audience on a journey back four centuries to when Native Americans lived in Riverhead before European settlers. Over the next 45 minutes, he recounts numerous historical events in the town’s history, including his own family’s, which dates back 200 years in Riverhead, he said. READ
Victoria Berger — a former corporate and non-profit manager with 18 years of experience as well as a historian and curator in her local community in Islip — has been named as the new executive director of the Suffolk County Historical Society. READ
While a student at New York University, Marc Cartwright studied the psychology of mass media.
The 1993 Riverhead High School graduate learned how audiences respond to subtle signals on screen and figured out what objects he said can “steer people’s ideas, beliefs and ideologies.”
More than an hour had passed into Thursday’s Comics and Comic Art Signature Auction in Dallas, Texas when the premier item of the day came up for bid: Lot #91113. READ
A crowd of Darth Vaders, Jedis and Princess Leias converged at Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, Queens, in early December for the Wintercon Comic Book & Sci Fi Expo, and the much-anticipated premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” added plenty of buzz to the gathering.
Few get to meet their heroes. Even fewer get to portray them.
There was a time when Lyme disease made artist Eva Haughie so sick she could no longer recognize her own work. READ
Starting this week, North Fork Community Theatre will present “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” Edward Albee’s classic drama where George and Martha host a dinner party, during which unsuspecting guests Nick and Honey are subjected to their toxic marriage, verbally abusive conversations and emotional games. READ