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Slinging paint: The art of Kasha Ritter

Ten years ago, Kasha Ritter was searching for her style. She tried oils and acrylics, any media traditionally meant for a canvas, but found...

New Years Eve Events

Though it only lasts a moment, how to begin a new year is never a small decision. Will you dance 2016 away, or celebrate...

Festive food

During the holiday season, our senses are filled — we see lights glowing on houses, hear classic tunes, smell seasonal food baking in the...

Postcard from Japan: Summer spent on a distant shore

Naomi Pallas attended high school on Martha’s Vineyard, and has written for The MV Times for several summers. She recently finished a research program...

All aboard the (Im)possible Dream

Camp Jabberwocky campers and counselors wheeled smoothly onboard a 60-foot catamaran yacht for a day on the ocean last Saturday, August 13. Once the...

A peachy-keen kind of day

Anyone who traveled through historic West Tisbury last Saturday, August 15, may have witnessed a few things that set the day apart from the...

‘You Are Here’

The lights of the Tabernacle glowed at the center of the Oak Bluffs Campgrounds last Friday evening. Nearly every seat was full, and the...

Stars + Stripes draws top talent and big crowds for the YMCA

Updated July 7The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard’s annual Stars + Stripes music festival celebrated its 5th birthday on Friday at Flatbread Company in Edgartown....

Poet’s Corner: 125 2nd Avenue: A Poem for Sago

Pull the splinters from my eardrumsso I can hear what it sounds like whenthe earth stumbles on aThursday afternoonwhen it cracks a stranger’sshoulder open...

Michael Johnson: A self-taught artist and educator

Michael Johnson did not study photography in school. He never spent hours poring over photographs in books or magazines, nor did he pick up...

Princess of jazz to play at Alex’s Place

Alex’s Place at the YMCA will play host to a young artist making waves on the modern jazz and hip-hop scenes this weekend. On...

New gallery in Vineyard Haven shows trend-setting crafts

Four out of the five routes at the infamous Five Corners intersection in Vineyard Haven are well traveled roads that lead to and from...

Seeds planted for annual Martha’s Vineyard Sound Fest

Saturday’s super moon rose over a throng of dancers at Waban Park in Oak Bluffs. The music of Dukes County Love Affair (DCLA) blared...

Alex’s Place to host Lowland Hum and Charlie Nadler

Alex’s Place presents a weekend of folk music and comedy with two shows by up-and-coming young artists. The intimate performance venue at the YMCA...

New Island music festival makes home in Waban Park

Thanks to its popularity in summer and a robust music community overflowing with homegrown talent, Martha’s Vineyard has seen its fair share of music...

Nelly Nasch turns 100 at Windemere

Martha’s Vineyard’s newest centenarian

Permanent Endowment awards MVRHS students

Each spring the Martha’s Vineyard community offers invaluable resources in the form of financial aid to its college-bound high school seniors and students already...

Jemima James and friends take Featherstone stage

Jemima James and her friends filled the late June air with familiar tunes at Featherstone Center for the Arts this past Monday for her...

Reggae artist Chronixx to play at Dreamland

In a joint effort with Dreamland in Oak Bluffs, Nectar’s summer concert series is back with the first show of the season by up-and-coming...

Flatbread and YMCA gets star spangled for the Stars + Stripes Fest

After the past three years of solid Fourth of July music entertainment, Independence Day weekend on the Island would be incomplete without the return...