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Those precocious kids we love to hate are played for laughs as they reveal an arsenal of emotional damage in Island Theatre Workshop's (ITW) production of the musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
The playful 1980s came alive over the weekend as about 70 campers, counselors, and staff members of Vineyard Haven's Camp Jabberwocky took the stage to present an exuberant, if not exactly faithful to the original, version of the classic movie "Fame.
A new one-woman show, playing at The Yard this weekend, details its author's journey from devout Catholic to chorus girl to successful actress, dancer, and writer.
A very talented band of troubadours has landed on Martha's Vineyard briefly to stage an original outdoor show before heading on to New York City's Fringe Festival.
Longtime friends, jazz musicians Stan Strickland and Joel Harrison, have been playing the occasional gig on the Vineyard since the early 80s.
Watching a mid-July sunset, enjoying healthy gourmet food prepared by many of the Island's best chefs, and dancing to Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish under the stars — all this amid acres of farmland and a handful of contented barnyard critters.
This weekend, Amy Brenneman, of television and movie fame, and longtime collaborator Sabrina Peck, will present an original work, "Mouth Wide Open," based on writings of Ms.
For most of its 40-year existence, The Yard in Chilmark has been dedicated to dance with a two-fold agenda: fostering national talent in the world of dance through residencies, and bringing world class original performances to Island audiences.
Ten days ago, 167 students graduated from the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) in the commencement ceremony at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs.
Some Fresh Air Fund kids break new ground the minute they leave the city, often for the first time.
Home design can be a good barometer of lifestyle changes.
Not all great local art is to be found in Vineyard galleries.
I always have a theme and we try to match the artist to the gallery show.
This weekend the Vineyard Playhouse will play host to a couple of very talented and engaging female singer/songwriters, one — an import from Boston — on the forefront of the folk rock circuit and the other, an Island girl who is poised to make her mark on the scene with the release of a powerful debut CD.
This past winter Pam McCormick of West Tisbury identified a need on the Island.
The medieval morality play "The Summoning of Everyman" is uniquely suited to its venue, St.
Don McKillop, Dragonfly Gallery, Arts District, Oak Bluffs: Ours has the space and shape limitation.
Though the Vineyard, ironically, does not currently have any operating vineyards, it is home to a growing population of wine connoisseurs.
First course — Surf and turf with scallops by Johnny Graham of the Home Port, paired with Mondavi cabernet.