Over the summer, curious creatures have popped up on the North Fork, seemingly overnight, in front of businesses and a few homes. Some of the colorful, often spotted, figures appear alone, while others stand in groups like visitors from another world. READ
East End Arts held its 20th annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival in Riverhead Sunday. READ
Donna Elmore describes her work as “black art.”
Why? Well, that’s simple.
“Because all of the people in it are black,” she said. READ
Singers are invited to join East End Arts’ Harvest Gospel Choir. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder file photo)
• Call for singers: East End Arts invites singers from the community to join this year’s Harvest Gospel Choir. The group will present three concerts in November at East End churches. READ
Photograph by Diane Woodcheke
• Photography by Diane Woodcheke of Calverton will be displayed at Riverhead Town Hall from Sept. 4 to Nov. 30. The show, part of Ms. Woodcheke’s series “Visions of the East End,” is presented by East End Arts. (more…)
A colorful mural on East Main Street seemed destined to be taken down a couple of weeks ago after the building owner’s architect said that it would be removed as part of a facade alteration.
But an effort by Caitlyn Shea — the artist who created the mural last summer — to save the piece of public art seems to have worked: the mural has proven too popular to remove. READ
The artist behind a East Main Street mural that may be removed as part of new construction is now fighting back. READ
Another restaurant may be coming to a downtown Riverhead building — though the mural that adorns the structure is slated to be removed. READ