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
Another restaurant may be coming to a downtown Riverhead building — though the mural that adorns the structure is slated to be removed. READ
• A Summer Opera Concert Series will be hosted by Diliberto Winery in Jamesport on two Saturdays, July 25 and Aug. 15. Performances begin at 7 p.m.
The concerts, sponsored by northforker.com, will feature international performers baritone Rod Gomez, soprano Jodi Koegan, tenor John Tiranno and pianist Seth Weinstein. Local musicians include pianist Jessica Sisti, soprano Donna Butler and winery owner Salvatore Diliberto. The August concert will include local soprano Taylor Burgess. (more…)
As a visitor approaches, the man with graying hair sits at a table, blending in among the dozen or so other senior citizens. He turns his head and introduces himself, politely asking if he can finish his oatmeal. He loves oatmeal.
“A lot of people complain that they don’t like it,” he later comments.
His name is Robert Mince, the son of a famous clarinet player, a man who can sing opera, who plays the piano and spends much of his time painting abstract drawings using bright, vibrant colors. (more…)
• “Translucent,” photographs by Karen Bell and Ennid Berger, will be on view June 27 to Aug. 9 at Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery in Cutchogue. An artists’ reception is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 27.
Ms. Bell’s use of “natural curiosities” in “combined photographic images on airy layers of vellum over paper” will be shown alongside “delicate images from chance encounters found with greenery fragments and petals afloat in still waters,” according to a press release. (more…)