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MV artist Lauri Bradway is new kid on block

How does it feel to step into the Island's art world?

Martha’s Vineyard galleries off the beaten track, worth the trip

Some Island galleries are tucked away into far-off corners. Discovering them is worth the effort.

Whimsical Vineyard outdoor sculpture is always a surprising find

Whimsical describes much of the outdoor sculpture seen around the Martha's Vineyard landscape.

The show will go on at The Vineyard Playhouse

Despite overseeing major renovations to the Playhouse building, the Vineyard Playhouse organization has planned a summer full of events.

Memorial concert will kick off MV Chamber Music Society season

This summer and now entering its 42nd season, the Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS) will continue to bring world-class musicians to the Vineyard.

A growing Island trade: The art of filmmaking

Over the past decade, the art of filmmaking has increasingly revealed itself across the Island.

Here’s a primer for Martha’s Vineyard film groups

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society and the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival explained.

Martha’s Vineyard’s Featherstone bustles with art for all comers

Now in its 16th year, Featherstone brings a brimming schedule of events, classes and activities for the summer season.

The art of creating a book with Jan Pogue of Vineyard Stories

Art and commerce often make uneasy bedfellows but Jan Pogue has arranged a successful marriage of the two at Vineyard Stories.

Try it

Let us say at the outset that we are great fans of Josh Aronie and his (former) Menemsha Café, now Saltwater Café.

A solid gold partner

On Saturday, June 16, a solid gold bridge luncheon took place at my house to celebrate a solid gold bridge partner, Judy Morse.

Living continental

Just like Edgartown, only maybe a bit cheaper.

Roads safe for all

My sincere thank you to the flag men and women who worked on the sidewalk project in Vineyard Haven this past spring.

As Oak Bluffs sees fit

To the Editor:Though I hesitate to express my opinion, having only been coming to this Island for 30 years and not having any ancestors who are buried here, I will nevertheless dare to say that the eventual construction of the Roundabout will not irretrievably change the character of Martha's Vineyard.

A cultural icon

We lost a cultural icon on Martha's Vineyard this week, and everyone here is feeling the loss.

A star

Richard was a star.

Wood docks, not concrete, in Menemsha

Kudos to Marshall Carroll for attending Chilmark selectmen's meetings and expressing concerns over the proposed dock change in Menemsha Basin.

At the Gagnon Teen Center

I am thrilled to announce two milestones for the Alexandra Gagnon Teen Center at the YMCA.

A kindness paid forward

I thank Dick Carlson and Lou Johnson from the bottom of my heart for the ride to my car at the Park & Ride in Vineyard Haven.

Silly, familiar civil wars consume us

The Roundabout debate reminds me of Martha's Vineyard's historic and persistent polarity.