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M.V. Playhouse is always in season

M.J. Bruder Munafo, artistic director of the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse, has a catchphrase she likes to use, “The Martha's Vineyard Playhouse — where the...

What’s hanging on your tree?

A special Christmas ornament makes a great gift, especially if it's one that can be displayed year-round. We can thank Germany for coming up...

Voices of music

There's a lot more to holiday music on Martha's Vineyard than canned recordings of “Jingle Bells” and “Silent Night.” This season always offers numerous...

Very Vineyard gifts

Good things come in small packages at the Louisa Gould Gallery this month. For the past 10 years, the Main Street gallery in Vineyard...

Watercolor wonder

A lost cat helped to determine the artistic path of watercolorist Alan Hampshire. The prolific artist had spent two years painting scenes around Vineyard...

What to hit at Christmas in Edgartown

Now in its 37th year, the Christmas in Edgartown weekend-long celebration gets bigger every year. This time around, a few new events have been...

Riding for dollars

Joyful Noise’Twas a month before Christmas and through all six townsRestaurants were shuttered, stores were closed downThe Island was enjoying a much-deserved breakFrom the...

Made on MVY: Poetry, beauty, and spirit

If you stop by the Night Heron Gallery and find yourself in the corner space occupied by the work of Ingrid Goff-Maidoff, you're likely...

Island-grown art

Pathways Arts kicked off its 2018-19 season last week with two events. Last Tuesday, folks gathered at the Chilmark Tavern for the first of...

Pushing his own envelope

Photographer Harvey J. Beth might be considered a late bloomer. It was only after retiring from a lifetime career in finance (including 25 years...

Wild, wild life

If you stopped by Dilly's Taqueria this past summer, you no doubt noticed some very colorful artwork on the walls. The artist is Island-born-and-raised...

Muralist Margot Datz goes under the sea with latest mural

Living on Martha's Vineyard, we're accustomed to being surrounded by the ocean — specifically the Atlantic Ocean. Now, thanks to the latest mural by...

Blending theater and poetry in ‘Stag’s Leap’

A theater company from Salt Lake City will bring a unique theater experience to the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse this weekend. As devised by Salt...

Brooke Adams’ ‘Delusion by Proxy’ hits close to home

A new play written by actress Brooke Adams takes its title from the two elements that define the story. The dark comedy, which will...

When art imitates life

A new play written by actress Brooke Adams takes its title from the two elements that define the story. The dark comedy, which will...

Bring your appetite to the MV Food & Wine Festival

For over a decade now, the Martha's Vineyard Food & Wine Festival (MVFWF) has brought visitors to the Island — in the form of...

Playhouse set designer exhibits work of a different kind

Artist Lisa Pegnato's work has been on display at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse for many years now. Pegnato is the set designer for the...

Photographer Gwen Norton captures wide-open spaces

Gwen Norton has done a lot of traveling in her life. Recently she decided to turn her globetrotting experiences to a more focused purpose....

Kemp Harris plays a benefit concert this weekend

When asked to describe his musical style, singer and songwriter Kemp Harris says, “Someone once described it as swamp gospel. I don't know what...

Irving Petlin made the world a better place

Artist Irving Petlin, who died at his home in Chilmark earlier this month, led a relatively quiet, low-key life at his summer home on...