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Even more historical books to read

Each week, reporter and history-lover Mariana Dominguez visits a historical location on the South Shore or attends a local lecture on historical topics. This week, she decided to round up even more …

William S. Burroughs is a complicated icon. A literary trailblazer who killed his wife. A revolutionary of the beat writers who came from a wealthy family. The new book “Fever Spores: The Queer …

The Lieutenant Michael Murphy Navy SEAL Museum in West Sayville will be hosting an invitation-only ribbon cutting on Tuesday, June 28, in commemoration with the 17th anniversary of Operation Red …

Long Island’s largest and longest-running four-day music festival is finally back. Presented by the Blue Point Brewing Co., Great South Bay Music Festival will be celebrating its 14th …

Celebrating the literary tradition and glamour of the legendary James Joyce, the Patchogue Arts Council in partnership with the James Joyce Pub will be hosting an evening honoring Bloomsday on …

At the Town of Islip’s Living History Day, held on Saturday, June 11, town historian (a position that has been part of the Town of Islip’s structure since its English colony days) George …

The Great South Bay Quilters of Islip, N.Y., is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to creating beautiful works of quilt art and donating them to various community organizations. Their latest …

First ladies are an important group that tend to be forgotten by history. On June 2, National First Ladies Day, a new book for readers aged 9 and up will try to remedy that fact. “Ladies, …

The Bayport Aerodrome Society held its annual pancake breakfast this Sunday, May 22, with members donning short-order cooks titles and proudly displaying their aircrafts on a bright, clear-sky …

Until May 29, the Bay Area Friends of the Fine Arts Gallery, located at the Gillette House in Sayville, will be hosting the exhibit “Art Grows Here,” conceived and curated by Women …

Returning to the stage after two years of pandemic shutdown, Bay Area Friends of Fine Arts’ (BAFFA) orchestra will be performing at the Bayport-Blue Point Library on Saturday, May 28 at 3 p.m. …

Emmy-award-winning photographer Annemarie Bain was able to capture perfectly a timed throwback piece. The model in the ‘40s-era-inspired victory dress is Aly Miller, a local ballerina and …

With her effervescent, energetic, and enunciated persona, Annie Manildoo is a must-see performer. She is a fixture at the Shabby Tabby Cat Café in Sayville, where patrons have traveled as …

St. John’s Lutheran Church, located at 48 Greene Avenue in Sayville, will be hosting two concerts with award-winning, national musicians.   May 22 at 4 p.m. Organist Clara Gerdes …

The controversial book, “Gender Queer: A Memoir” by nonbinary writer Maia Kobabe has been returned to circulation at Connetquot High School with a mature rating (i.e., students under age …

Taking a stab at the sartorial, Sadie MacGinley of Bayport and Brielle Coppola of Three Villages started an impromptu fashion business on April 30 when they found an old tie-dye set from a yard …

Sayville-based artist Susan Brown gifted her brother, Marshall, head of the Long Island Conservancy group, 140 paintings for Christmas last year. A burgeoning and prolific talent, Brown feels …

High-school and middle-school educators from all over Suffolk County have a unique and rewarding opportunity to bring the arts—in all inventive forms—to their students to enhance and …

A book titled “Gender Queer: A Memoir,” by nonbinary author Maia Kobabe, has come under fire in the Connetquot School District with parents asking administration to take the book out of …

BY SAM DESMOND A concert over two years in waiting, the Bay Area Friends of Fine Arts chorus, under the magnificent tutelage and direction of choral master Martha Campanile, performed in person in …

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