Dennis Lopez crafts life lessons in ‘Journeyman’

Every once in awhile we run into a book that is so good that we want everyone to read it. “Journeyman: A Tradesman’s Tale”...

Possible Dreams Auction: Here because of you

Imagine scoring the best seats in the house for the Oak Bluffs fireworks, with private dining at Offshore Ale Co. Or having a Bad...

The circus comes to Martha’s Vineyard in Shirley Mayhew’s latest book

Almost exactly 53 years ago, in August 1963, the Mills Brothers Circus came to Martha’s Vineyard, a much-publicized milestone journey. The late-night ferry crossing...

An intimate evening with Junot Diaz and John Forte supports Community...

Only a handful of people will have the opportunity to attend what is, arguably, the hippest event of the Vineyard summer season. On July...

The story’s the thing at the Moth

The first storyteller was probably a caveman who came home one night and told his clan about the wooly mammoth that got away. Panting...

‘One Big Home’ documentary asks: Is bigger better?

—Thomas Bena’s new film, “One Big Home,” raises questions about the costs of living in a community of trophy houses. The Martha’s Vineyard Film...

Thirty years later: Looking back on the Vineyard Peace Concert ’86

Thirty years ago this week, on a hot and sunny summer day at the MVRHS football field, 3,500 concertgoers came to celebrate peace and...

Noam Chomsky speaks at MVFF screening

The Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs was packed for Monday night’s Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival screening of “Requiem for an American Dream,” a feature-length arrangement...

Film Center’s Documentary Week runs the gamut from Mapplethorpe to Yo-Yo...

Cinematic portraits of five legendary figures in the arts will screen at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center starting Monday, August 1, and continuing through...

‘Lilac Girls’ is ‘Gone With the Wind’ for WWII

Martha Hall Kelly’s “Lilac Girls,” the first novel this 59-year-old advertising copywriter ever tapped out on her laptop, was published by Ballantine Books last...

‘Barber of Seville’ at Featherstone combines comedy and music

We could all use a little levity these days, and thanks to Wendy Taucher Dance Theater Opera, “The Barber of Seville,” hailed as one...

Rhymes and more ‘Tug at the Knot’ in poetry collection

Chappaquiddick summer resident Don McLagan has published his first collection of poetry, titled “Tug at the Knot.” One of the color images in the...

All-Island Art Show

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association for the annual All-Island Art Show at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs this Monday, August 1. From...

You can get anything you want

As part of the 50th anniversary celebration of his song “Alice’s Restaurant,” Arlo Guthrie will visit the Tabernacle on Tuesday, August 2, at 8...

Morning Mile

Wed, Jul 27th 8:30am

Chilmark Flea Market

Wed, Jul 27th 9:00am-2:00pm

142 North Rd., Chilmark

West Tisbury Farmers’ Market

Wed, Jul 27th 9:00am-12:00pm

Grange Hall, West Tisbury

Kayak Quest

Wed, Jul 27th 9:00am-3:30pm

Felix Neck, Edgartown

Seashore Discovery

Wed, Jul 27th 10:00am-11:30am

Felix Neck, Edgartown

ABC Storytime

Wed, Jul 27th 10:30am

Oak Bluffs Library, Oak Bluffs

Book Signing: Richard Taylor

Wed, Jul 27th 10:30am-12:30pm

Cousen Rose Gallery, Oak Bluffs

Book Signing: Richard Taylor

Wed, Jul 27th 10:30am-12:30pm

Cousen Rose Gallery, Oak Bluffs

Natural Dye Workshop

Wed, Jul 27th 11:00am-3:00pm

Native Earth Teaching Farm, Chilmark

Ukelele Group

Wed, Jul 27th 1:00pm-3:00pm

Tisbury Senior Center, Vineyard Haven

Explore the Saltmarsh

Wed, Jul 27th 2:00pm-3:00pm

Cape Pogue, Chappaquiddick

Teen/Tween Construction Challenge

Wed, Jul 27th 2:30pm-3:30pm

Oak Bluffs Library, Oak Bluffs

Kids' Build Club

Wed, Jul 27th 3:30pm-5:00pm

Vineyard Haven Library, Vineyard Haven

Horse Talk

Wed, Jul 27th 3:30pm-5:00pm

MV Community Horse Center, West Tisbury

“No Fear” Beginner’s iPad

Wed, Jul 27th 4:00pm-5:00pm

Featherstone, Oak Bluffs

Teen/Tween Art Class

Wed, Jul 27th 4:00pm

West Tisbury Library, West Tisbury

All Things Mac

Wed, Jul 27th 5:00pm-6:00pm

Featherstone, Oak Bluffs

Talk on the Cottagers

Wed, Jul 27th 5:00pm-7:00pm

M.V. Museum, Edgartown

Jazz Talk and Short Film

Wed, Jul 27th 5:00pm

West Tisbury Library, West Tisbury

Eelgrass Restoration Talk

Wed, Jul 27th 5:00pm

Chilmark Library, Chilmark

Theater: Much Ado About Nothing

Wed, Jul 27th 5:00pm

Tisbury Amphitheater, Vineyard Haven

Food and Waste/ Speaker and Pop Up Dinner

Wed, Jul 27th 5:30pm-7:00pm

Martha's Vineyard Shipyard, Vineyard Haven

Sourdough Bread Workshop

Wed, Jul 27th 5:30pm-7:00pm

The FARM Institute, Edgartown

Cinema Circus

Wed, Jul 27th 5:30pm-7:00pm

Chilmark Community Center, Chilmark

Sunset Kayak Tour

Wed, Jul 27th 6:00pm

Felix Neck, Edgartown

Author Talk

Wed, Jul 27th 7:00pm

Bunch of Grapes, Vineyard Haven

Youth Fun, Friends, and Fellowship

Wed, Jul 27th 7:00pm-9:00pm

Union Chapel, Oak Bluffs

Author Talk: Holly Eger

Wed, Jul 27th 7:00pm

Edgartown Library (new), Edgartown

MV Sharks Baseball

Wed, Jul 27th 7:00pm

MV Regional High School field, Oak Bluffs,

Featherstone Uke Jam

Wed, Jul 27th 7:00pm-9:00pm

Featherstone, Oak Bluffs

Theater: Crumbs from the Table of Joy

Wed, Jul 27th 7:30pm

Martha's Vineyard Playhouse, Vineyard Haven

Vineyard Ghosts Walking Tours

Wed, Jul 27th 8:00pm

Edgartown Books, Edgartown

Film: Death by Design

Wed, Jul 27th 8:00pm

Chilmark Community Center, Chilmark

Community Sing

Wed, Jul 27th 8:00pm

The Tabernacle, Oak Bluffs