Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society’s spring concert is a gift to the Island

This Sunday afternoon, May 25, the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS) kicks off its 44th season with a couple of distinguished visiting artists presenting a mixed bag of classical and more contemporary compositions. The annual spring concert will provide a prelude to the organization’s upcoming season and is an opportunity to get a taste […]

Romance of travel reflected in latest Studioshop line from young Martha’s Vineyard designer

Check out the small boutique Studioshop in the Arts District of Oak Bluffs and you’ll find an eclectic mix of designer clothing, jewelry, leather goods, and home furnishings, all incorporating a touch of the exotic. The newest line from the mother/daughter design team behind the label Kenworthy features looks influenced by a couple of very […]

The art of business, and the business of art

Stretching the boundaries of art, Featherstone’s latest show features commercial design. “It’s an overlooked form of art,” said graphic designer Karen Huff. “But if you think about it, it’s everywhere you look.” Everywhere indeed. From store signage, to packaging and shopping bags, to book and album covers, the work of graphic designers is so ubiquitous […]

Island Grown Schools hosts experts at Seed Summit

Island Grown Schools (IGS) will host leaders in the field of seed conservation, and interested community members, for a potluck and “Seed School” starting Sunday. With interest in local food production increasing every year along with accelerated concerns about genetically modified foods and threats to our food supply due to droughts and other adverse conditions, […]