Rose’s View ~ Cherry Grove & Fire Island Pines

  Twenty-six artists from the Pines and Cherry Grove displayed their talents. Richard Des Jardins received the Barbara Sahlman Artist of the Year Award – recognizing the artist and the memory of Barbara who was devoted to Fire Island Pines Arts Project.Legendary DJ Robbie Leslie returned to the island and was the guest spinner at the Souvenirs Tea Dance, produced by Robert Bonanno, president of the Pines Preservation Society, and hosted by Robin Byrd, at the Ice Palace.Save the Date:Aug. 13 : “Over the Piano,” a musical revue starring Kyle Torrence, Matthew Stephens, and Gillian Hassert will be presented at the Cherry Grove Community House Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets are still available.Aug. 14: Lambda will once again have their fabulous luncheon fundraiser and pool party, as they have in Fire Island Pines since 1978. The event will be hosted by Todd Sears, Brian Gilgor, David Altea and Paddy Pilkington.Also, Dana Goldberg will perform in “All Vaxxed Out,” at 8 p.m., at the Community House Theatre. Tickets are still available.Aug. 21: “Studio 54,” a themed fundraiser for the Arts Project of Cherry Grove will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., at 118 Bayview Walk. There will be an open bar, silent auction, and drag performance. Tickets are limited.Sept. 4 and 5: FIPAP will present “Jerry’s Girls” at Whyte Hall with an all-star Pines cast.