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Do you hear what I hear?

Holiday music — you either love it or hate it, but if your sentiments run towards the former, there are plenty of ways to...

Lighting up the night

If you drive through Ocean Park to check out the holiday light display on a weekend evening, you might think there's a serious short-circuit...

How sweet it is

“I’m not sure what it is about islands and fudge shops, but it seems to be a marriage made in confectionary heaven,” says Mike...

Artists and the environment at Sargent Gallery

For her final show of the 2017 season, Saturday, Dec. 16, Megan Sargent of the Sargent Gallery in Aquinnah is spotlighting a few artists...

Art of giving: Louisa Gould Gallery hosts holiday sale

Every holiday season for the past nine years, the Louisa Gould Gallery has hosted a special exhibit offering small, well-priced treasures for art lovers,...

Passion with purpose

When James W. Jennings graduated from high school (with top honors), the headmaster of the boarding school called him a Renaissance man. At this...

Who needs a sleigh?

They may not be your typical elves — not quite the adorable pointy-hat-wearing sprites that you imagine when you picture Santa's workshop — but...

Artful giving

The opening of the Featherstone Holiday Gift Show has become the Vineyard equivalent of a Black Friday big-box store event. Many Islanders begin their...

A Gallery show focuses on women, empowered

A Gallery's final show of 2017 spotlights two Island artists who are honoring women through the lens of a camera and a video recorder,...

Artisans pop up at Pathways

Pathways at the Chilmark Tavern will be hosting a pop-up shop over the Thanksgiving weekend. On offer will be paintings, photos, and work by...

‘Thank You for Your Service’

When West Tisbury resident and Vietnam veteran Steve Maxner hears someone express their appreciation for serving his country, he has conflicting feelings. “When people...

Afternoons at the opera

For those who find Island living limiting because of the lack of access to cultural events, the Martha's Vineyard Film Center is now offering...

Setting the stage

The lights will be on at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse all winter and spring, thanks to a variety of programs and events for both...

Forsaken photos

Perhaps appropriately for the season, the selection of photos in Featherstone's latest group show all have a haunting quality to them. “Abandoned” is the...

Watch and learn

Got a computer, a tablet, or a smartphone? Got a library card? Then you're all set to watch movies, TV shows, and educational programs,...

Victor and Penny bring vintage-flair tunes to the Island

Direct from Kansas City, Mo., a unique musical experience is coming to the Vineyard for two performances this coming weekend. Veteran musicians Victor and...

Shoulder season at Old Sculpin suits abstract artist Ed Schulman

Artist Ed Schulman has always preferred to host his annual exhibit at the Old Sculpin Gallery during the shoulder season. Currently he is the...

Familiar faces in ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

Those attending a performance of the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse’s current production of “Driving Miss Daisy” may recognize one or more of the actors. The...

Local artists will offer affordable art for sale

This past June, the Martha’s Vineyard Center for the Visual Arts (MVCVA) Art Gallery Cooperative opened a gallery, named simply Art Gallery, on Dukes...

Theresa Girard’s art speaks louder than words

For the past 10 years Louisa Gould has hosted an all-abstract show at her Vineyard Haven gallery, and she has found that the form...