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Behnke Doherty Gallery exhibits Liz Dexheimer’s monotypes

According to the Behnke Doherty Gallery, viewing Liz Dexheimer’s monotypes is like “looking onto the surface of a pond on a cloudless spring day.”...

Harlem String Quartet features Cuban pianist with Vineyard connection

Classical/jazz fusion with a Cuban twist takes the stage as the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society presents the Harlem String Quartet with special guest...

Services Thursday for Celia F. Tuccelli

Celia F. Tuccelli of Malden and Oak Bluffs died July 30, 2017. She was the president of Mary’s Linen Store in Oak Bluffs.Celia was...

Backed into a corner

We all have those childhood memories. The spot where we landed that first fish. The field where we slugged that first home run. Or...

Services scheduled for Andrea Quigley

A celebration of the life of Andrea B. Quigley, who died Wednesday, June 28, 2017, will be held at Featherstone Center for the Arts...

Garden Notes: The hydrangea spectacular

July ended on an odd note, with easy-sleeping low temperatures interspersed with some breathtakingly hot weather. The possibility of drought was held at bay,...

Island artist presents ‘Margot in Wonderland’

Well known for her mural painting at the Old Whaling Church, both ferry terminals, the YMCA, and the Martha's Vineyard Hospital, Island artist Margot...

Il fuoco di Sant’Antonio

It was Sunday, June 11. I was feeling a little flu-ey, kind of discombobulated. The next day I decided to go down to Vineyard...

Martha’s Vineyard Art Association goes up-Island with juried exhibit at Chilmark library

Updated August 7, 2017:Martha’s Vineyard Art Association (MVAA) is making the leap from down-Island to up-Island with its show at the Chilmark library. “MVAA...

Pizza on the porch at the Chilmark Store

The last outpost before heading all the way up-Island, the Chilmark General Store boasts more than household necessities. Their takeout counter is a not-so-well-kept...

James Lapine’s ‘Falsettos’ screens at the M.V. Film Center

One of the perks of the Vineyard summer season is the number of luminaries of the arts world who not only either live or...

Steamship Authority announces art contest winners

The Steamship Authority honored the winners of its second annual "Sail Into Imagination" student art contest at a reception on Tuesday, July 18, at...

Riley Craig graduates from USMC summer leadership academy

Riley Craig of Edgartown, a senior at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, graduated on July 22 from the U.S. Marine Corps Summer Leadership and...

The art of poetry

A couple of the heavy hitters in the poetry world will be on-Island this month. The Featherstone Center for the Arts will be hosting...

Beacon works on the Vineyard

For the second year, Mary Gosselin of Island Cove Mini Golf and the Climbing Wall in Vineyard Haven has included Beacon Academy graduates in...

Sing and dance along with ‘Falsettos’

“Falsettos,” the filmed revival of a fabulous musical, comes to the Film Center next week. It is based on the book by James Lapine...

Gingerbread Cottage Tours

The Campgrounds in Oak Bluffs is one of the most recognizable places on the Vineyard, and unless you’re lucky enough to own one of...

‘The Moth’ brings enchanting stories to the Tabernacle once again

This Saturday, August 5, at 7:30 pm, one of the most captivating platforms for storytelling returns to Martha’s Vineyard. “The Moth Mainstage” is coming...

Meet the Yard’s budding young stars

For many of us, the Yard is a highlight of summer entertainment. It brings contemporary, classic, and out-of-this-world dance troupes to the Island, and...

Vineyard Wind crews will begin survey for cable sites

The survey vessel Henry Hudson will be working out of Vineyard Haven Harbor for the next three weeks, part of an effort by Vineyard...