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Photos: Evening of the Arts at the Martha’s Vineyard high school

Wednesday, May 23, students showcased their work, in an evening of visual and performing arts, at the high school.

Noteworthy events

The Living Local Martha's Vineyard organization seeks submissions for their Official Logo Contest, which will be displayed and voted on by the public at the Living Local Harvest Fest on October 6.

Spring concert by Martha’s Vineyard’s All-Island band

On Wednesday, May 16, the All-Island bands showcased their talents at the annual Spring Concert.

Saints, Sinners, and the Martha’s Vineyard Minnesingers

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's elite show choir the Minnesingers celebrated their 45th anniversary last weekend with their spring show.

An Evening of Dance with Martha’s Vineyard’s RISE dance company

The talented members of the RISE Vineyard Performing Arts Dance Company showed off the year's hard work in a showcase performance this past Sunday.

Built on Stilts kicks off 15th year

"Built on Stilts brings the entire community together and reminds us that we all have this wonderful language in common," - director Abby Bender.

Painter Donna Straw finds Island inspiration

After living in cities and suburbs, Donna Straw found the artistic opportunities she was looking for when she moved from New York to Vineyard Haven.

What do you think: Lady Gaga on the Vineyard?

Recent national press reports claim that pop singing sensation Lady Gaga, she of the outrageous costumes, is building a house on the remote, eastern end of Martha's Vineyard on the island of Chappaquiddick, far from the maddening crowd and nightclubs but not far from the ticks, mosquitoes, and Meg Ryan's house.

“Tape” opens at Vineyard Playhouse

On Saturday, June 4, Stephen Belber's "Tape" will begin its two-week run at The Vineyard Playhouse.

Young Martha’s Vineyard drivers learn about distractions

Every driver knows that texting behind the wheel is a no-no, but high school students saw dramatic evidence of the dangers in a mobile program last week.

High school poets compete on Martha’s Vineyard

High school poets gathered in the Pebble Gallery at Featherstone Center for the Arts to read their work on Wednesday, April 6.

Wish fullfilment for Windemere resident

Late in the morning of Sunday, August 8, several Windemere residents and staffers looked to the sky to see fellow resident Beverly Brush waving cheerfully from the passenger seat of a biplane.

Celebrating Walter Cronkite

The life of Walter Cronkite — long-time CBS anchorman, Vineyard sailor, and friend of many Islanders — was celebrated at the Whaling Church in Edgartown on Sunday evening, July 18.

Fun with The Fabulists every Saturday in Tisbury

"Welcome to our island," said actor Liz Hartford.

Musical Mondays at Featherstone

After a long, hot day on Monday, July 5, families gathered on the hill facing the outdoor stage at Featherstone Center for the Arts where singer/songwriter Jemima James of Chilmark performed along with other Island musicians.

ArtFarm play festival

Contrary to polished and rehearsed performances that many people go to the theater for, the upcoming theatre festival, New Writers, New Plays, gives the audience power to shape the works that they will see this Thursday through Saturday.

At last…free!

Despite being the most well-known, the Fourth of July is not the only celebration of independence in the United States.