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Meet Your Merchant: Dan Carbon of Edu Comp

Our Meet Your Merchant series goes behind the scenes of the Island businesses that keep our rock running. From our hard-working shopkeepers to our...

Island Wide Youth Collaborative takes a preventive stance on substance abuse

The Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC) is addressing the escalating concern about substance abuse and other risky behavior among the Island's young people with...

Maybelle ‘Bella’ Felipe’s art paints a connection to nature

Many Islanders know Mabelle “Bella” Felipe for one of her many creative pursuits — her puppet shows, coloring books, songwriting, culinary classes, or her...

‘Lost and Found’ exhibit traces the history of iconic Island structures

“Lost and Found,” the latest exhibit at the Martha's Vineyard Museum, is made up of photos and written and oral histories which spotlight some...

MVCS launches transgender support group

When Martha's Vineyard Community Services launched a transgender support group last December, the response was immediate. “I was surprised at how many people called...

Martha’s Vineyard events celebrate Black History Month

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.”  —Dr....

Local sculpture by Jay Lagemann swings all the way to New York City

Vineyarders visiting New York City may get a glimpse of a familiar sight if their travels bring them over toward the West Side Highway....

Weathervane exhibit shows the winds of time on Martha’s Vineyard

Sometimes a single item from the Martha's Vineyard Museum's collection will inspire an entire exhibit. Such is the case with the current selection featured...

Community monoprint show will press on through the month of February

For more than 10 years, a group of Island artists has been practicing the art of monoprinting at Featherstone Center for the Arts. Now,...

Peter Luce Play Readers bring on the belly laughs

For the past 22 years, a group named the Peter H. Luce Play Readers has been meeting every Wednesday morning at the Tisbury Council...

Francine Kelly: The first lady of Featherstone

In 2003 Francine Kelly moved to the Vineyard to retire. The Island had other plans for her. One month after her arrival, Ms. Kelly...

‘Freeze Frame’ photo series captures the confluence of science and nature

Overwhelmed with snow and ice? Perhaps a look at Peter Dreyer's photos, now on display at the Vineyard Haven library, will bring a newfound...

Pathways ‘We Dance’ series gets bodies in motion

There's always something new at Pathways at the Chilmark Tavern. The arts incubator and performance space hosts a range of artistic endeavors, including a...

Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse honors Patricia Neal with film series

During the month of January, the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse will hold a film series to honor one of its longtime supporters, actress Patricia Neal....

The landscapes of Anna Finnerty on display in West Tisbury

Take a look at the work of Anna Lowely Finnerty, now on display at the West Tisbury library, and you might think that her...

Year in Review: Art and Galleries

With over 40 galleries and other exhibit spaces, the Vineyard is a veritable art lover’s haven. Every weekend during the summer, there are at...

Year in Review: Performance

So much to do, so little time. Every year performers of all sorts visit the Vineyard from New York, Boston, and all over. Unfortunately,...

Playhouse presents ‘Wintery Songs in Eleventy Part Harmony’

You know the songs — from “Jingle Bells” to “Nutcracker” to “Hark, the Herald Angels Sing” — but you've never heard them quite the...

Oak Bluffs markets are last-minute stops for creative holiday gifts

Still looking for last-minute gifts? Head over to Oak Bluffs this weekend; there are still a couple of untapped resources for checking out handmade...

See small wonders at the Louisa Gould Gallery

Few Vineyard galleries feature as broad a range of artists, media, and styles as the Louisa Gould Gallery on Main Street in Vineyard Haven....