Students in the East End Arts 2019 Music Masters Mentorship Program performed a jazz concert Friday night with jazz pianist, educator and vocalist Eli Yamin. The performance was held at Hotel Indigo in Riverhead. (more…)
East End Arts has welcomed a new executive director.
Shawn Hirst, 37, started Aug. 6 and spent the month working with outgoing executive director Pat Snyder. Her first official day was Tuesday. (more…)
Four Southold High School students walked home winners at the 16th Annual East End Arts Teeny Awards Sunday, an event that recognizes the best in local high school theater. READ
It was a night to remember for local student performers as East End Arts celebrated the best in school theater at its annual Teeny Awards ceremony at Southampton High School Sunday.
Five student actors from local high schools won awards at this year’s event.
“I am so proud of this year’s group of performers and am thrilled at this incredible opportunity to honor them,” said Teeny Awards coordinator Anita Boyer.
Among the local winners were Mattituck’s Alex Bradley and Colleen Kelly in the categories of lead male and female in a play for their performances in the school’s production of “You Can’t Beat the House.”
Southold’s Connor Vaccariello won in the supporting male in a play category for his work in the Southold/Greenport production of “Almost Maine,” which netted classmate Nestor Menjivar honors for designing the playbill and poster.
In the musical categories, Southold’s Sean Okula and Meg Pickerell won for their supporting roles in “Les Misérables.”
Also honored Sunday were local students on the technical side of these productions, including stage managers and assistant directors. Among those recognized were Gaby Gonzalez, Jessica Scheer, Joy Davis and Cassandra Nine of Mattituck High School; Garrick Hughes and Ginger Hughes of Greenport High School; John Gensler and Andrea Menjivar of Southold High School; and Alison Coffey at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School.
Hands covered in chalk, artists of all ages converged on Main Street in Riverhead with an array of creative paintings during Sunday’s 21st annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival. READ
East End Arts held its 2017 ARTworks Spring Gala Saturday night where honorees including Senator Ken LaValle, Rev. Maryanne McElroy and Peconic Landing. READ
Nominees for the 15th Annual Teeny Awards, which showcase the best in local high school theater, were announced Thursday morning. READ
It was a Friday morning and Lillian Baglivi sat in her room at The Shores at Peconic Landing in Greenport. Sunlight trickled in through her large window, lighting the side of her face. She has a comfortable room, decorated with old photos and household memories from the past. READ