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Cityscapes and Caribbean scenes

Ed Schulman of Vineyard Haven is a minimalist artist. He gets a lot of mileage out of a few brushstrokes and a unique juxtaposition...

Learning from a master

If the Vineyard declared a photo laureate, it would certainly be Alison Shaw. The awardwinning photographer has been capturing the Island's beauty and personality...

Going solo

The Martha's Vineyard Playhouse offers audiences a pre–summer season treat with four solo shows presented throughout the month of May. “Our Spring Solo Shows...

For the birds

Looking for a bit of seasonal inspiration? Then check out the current art exhibit at the West Tisbury library. “Spring Is for the Birds”...

She’s with the band

Mariachi music has long been the domain of male musicians. The genre, which has roots dating back to the 18th century, is about to...

Pop in to pop-up shop this weekend

If you're seeking Utopia, you better look fast. The Main Street, Vineyard Haven, store by that name popped up in February, and will be...

Artist Lucy Mitchell fills her curiosity cabinet

At one time, it was popular among the wealthy classes in Europe to collect and display natural and manmade wonders and display them artfully...

New poet laureate blends Vineyard with verse

This Sunday, April 22, the West Tisbury library will introduce the new town poet laureate to the public with its semiannual Community Poetry Reading....

Sarah Moore featured at the M.V. Playhouse ArtSpace

The latest exhibit at the M.V. Playhouse's ArtSpace features the work of Sarah Moore and is titled “Simply Bold.” The name references the inclusion...

Alison Mead honors fishing and farming in new exhibit

When photographer Alison Mead first moved to the Vineyard nine years ago, she felt somewhat uninspired artistically by the landscape. “I felt slightly disoriented...

A passion for printing

 “I found my medium late in life,” says artist Ruth Kirchmeier. The octogenarian West Tisbury artist has, for the past three decades, been fully...

Artist’s statement

Richard Limber has something to say on a lot of issues affecting the world today, and he expresses himself through art. A painter, musician,...

Music in the air

Spring is in the air, and over the next couple of weeks, music will be in the air in West Tisbury, and not just...

‘Icarus’ wins big

The documentary “Icarus” has all the elements of a spy flick, and has ties to Boston and Martha’s Vineyard via some the producers and...

Female faces

On the website for artist Timo-Nanda Elliott, he expresses his personal philosophy: “The trouble with perfection is, it's apt to be boring.” There's certainly...

The wonderful Wondertwins

The diverse appeal of awardwinning hip-hop dance duo the Wondertwins becomes obvious when you take a look at their performance history. From touring with...

Passion for painting and people

Artist Meris Keating has been painting since she was in high school. Having traveled extensively, she has captured nature scenes in the places that...

DIY publishing

Authors who self-publish their work are gaining more and more legitimacy every day. There are now countless success stories for self-published books, such as...

School on the rock

When Laura Walton moved to Martha's Vineyard last fall to take on the role of music teacher at the Edgartown School, what she discovered...

Apropos art

February is Black History Month and in celebration Pathways ARTS has hosted a series of relevant events. Beginning on Jan. 16 with an evening...