The magic of sculpture and storytelling at Polly Hill

A downpour one Sunday evening didn’t make “The Message of the Butterflies,” currently on exhibit at Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury, any less magical. Potter Bill O’Callaghan and storyteller Robin Tuck have collaborated for the third time to animate the Arboretum’s natural beauty with a modern-day fairy tale narrated through words and sculpture. Visitors are […]

Islanders Write: A day of discussion about the art, craft and business of writing.

A day of discussion about the art, craft and business of writing. Join us for panel discussions, book signings, workshops and other literary delights.

Oak Bluffs beaches reopen, bacteria counts down

Oak Bluffs health officials Thursday morning reopened Inkwell Beach and Pay Beach in Oak Bluffs, closed since Tuesday because of high bacteria counts. Oak Bluffs health agent Shirley Fauteaux told The Times that the results of water samples taken Wednesday from the two popular beaches along Sea View Avenue showed bacteria levels had fallen within […]

‘Pucker Up’ whistles a happy tune

Whistling is an art whose time has come, suggests Kate Davis and David Heilbroner in their film, “Pucker Up: The Fine Art of Whistling.” These filmmakers, who summer in West Tisbury, have two new films playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. In addition to “Pucker Up,” their most recent documentary, “Newburgh Sting,” about an […]