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Reel Picks

Despite one gross-out scene, a funny comedy with heart that gives insight to the push-pull mechanics of women's friendships.

Noteworthy events

Grammy award winner and former Vineyarder John Cruz will be making his yearly visit to the Island this weekend.

Punk rock, James Taylor & Berlin Olympics

Two music documentaries, an intriguing sports-history film, and a repeat showing of the "Charlotte" headline the coming week's summer series.

New Vineyard stores specialize in weddings and bedding

Whether you are planning a wedding, an anniversary, a birthday, or any special event, your job may just have gotten easier with the grand opening of Martha's Vineyard Wedding Studio this past Saturday.

Creative couple to discuss art & writing at Dragonfly Gallery

She thinks in words, he in pictures. And yet they finish one another's thoughts and nod in agreement when they speak.

Looking for something to read? Discover new authors and novels

Celebrated authors scheduled to speak about their recent works at the Martha's Vineyard Book Festival this Sunday.

Fashion Racquet for Vineyard Youth Tennis

Stina Sayre's considerable fashion designing skills were on the runway at a benefit cocktail party and fashion show for Vineyard Youth Tennis (VYT) last Friday evening, July 29, at the Shephard Fine ArtSpace in Oak Bluffs.

Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival kicks off

MVAAFF enters its ninth year on the Vineyard when it opens Tuesday, Aug. 9. The Festival runs for five days, ending on Saturday, Aug. 13.

Finding your voice at Chilmark Writing Workshop

We straggle in to Nancy Aronie's quirky Chilmark yard on a warm, slightly sticky Monday morning in mid-July.

Gallery openings

Thursday, Aug.

Glass artist David Geiger takes flight at Gossamer Gallery

David Geiger's latest artistic effort are his two separate, five-foot glass sculptures of Icarus, on display at Gossamer Gallery.

Photorealist painter Steve Mills: Beyond reality

In 1983, a year after graduating college, Steve Mills had his first solo show at The Granary Gallery and sold all but two of his 35 paintings.

Vineyard happenings at art Galleries

Featherstone Center for the Arts is celebrating its 15 years of serving the Island cultural arts community with a y'all come, free afternoon to night birthday party Saturday, Aug.

Oak Bluffs

Now is the time of year when people's fuses are getting short as they have to continually put up with the hot and humid weather, endless traffic, and ruder people.


It's a fact.


I love August.


Remember that wild thunder and lightning storm we had two Saturdays back? Well, did you hear about Juli Mahoney's tree? During the storm Juli and three friends and one small child, Mikey, were in her home when they heard a very, very loud "Wham!" The house shook and things flew off shelves and Juli screamed, louder than she ever had in her entire life.

West Tisbury

"She was born in West Tisbury, and she died in West Tisbury.


Tonight is the annual summer meeting with the selectmen at the Community Center at 7 pm.