Noteworthy events


Rock n’ Roll at the Ritz

The Ritz Café presents a Rockin’ and Rollin’ Acoustic Duo show from 10 pm-12:30 am on Friday, Sept. 7. The show will feature the sounds of singer/songwriters Jonathan Auerbach and Carole Charlin. The Ritz Café is located on Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs. There will be a $3 cover charge. Call 508-693-9851 for more information.

50 years with David Crohan

Classical and jazz pianist David Crohan will hold an end-of-the-season concert this Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Union Chapel at 7:30 pm.

2012 marks the 50th year that Mr. Crohan has been coming to entertain on and enjoy the Island. The concert, titled “50 Years of Performing on Martha’s Vineyard,” will consist of show tunes and works by Chopin and Mozart. Admission is $20. For more information, call 561-516-0080.

Calling all playwrights

In preparation for the Island Theatre Workshop (ITW) 2012 Pick of the Crop festival, ITW is seeking original script submissions of short, one-act and full-length plays by local playwrights. If selected, materials will be presented at the festival, which will be in late October.

The deadline for material submission is September 14, and notification of acceptance will be on Thursday, September 20. Materials may be submitted via our website at, email at, or by postal mail at P.O. Box 1893, Vineyard Haven, MA 02557. For more details, call 508-627-3166.