Art Beat: EEA adds seven faculty

• East End Arts will repeat its downtown Riverhead Holiday Window Decorating Contest, with a $500 cash prize for the winning display.

Window spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis for a $25 entry fee. Each application must be accompanied by a sketch of the design; themes must be suitable for family viewing, and youth groups must be accompanied by an adult.

Installation will take place Nov. 30 to Dec. 3. Public voting will begin Sunday, Dec. 4, with ballots available at the East End Arts gallery, 133 East Main St. Voting will end Dec. 22, and the winning entry will be announced at the Thursday, Dec. 29, Riverhead Town Board work session.

For details and application, visit eastendarts.org, or stop by the EEA gallery. Call 727-0900.

• Seven new faculty members have joined East End Arts for the fall semester. They are Bryan Campbell, jazz and classical guitar; Michael Cholodenko, strings; Leonardo Gala, piano and MIDI and digital audio recording; Nicholas Orifici, violin, viola, guitar and mandolin as well as general music and music theory; Jennifer Paul, piano; Jennifer Roller, musical theater; and Dr. Anthony Salvi, music for home-schooled children.

• Acrylic paintings by Diane Alec Smith of Cutchogue are on view this month at Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue.

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