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The Martha's Vineyard Times

The Martha's Vineyard Times is a weekly publication.
July 14 - July 20, 2005 Edition
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Save That Date

THURSDAY, JULY 21

Church Fair 10 am–1 pm, St. Andrew’s Church, Summer St., Edgartown. Games, baked goods, cook-out, books, gifts, and more. Free admission. 508-627-5330.

Artisans Festival 10 am–2 pm, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. Fine art and crafts from Island artisans. Weekly through Aug. 25. Also Sun., through Oct. 2. Free parking and admission. 508-693-8989.

Play: “The Archbishop’s Ceiling” 4 pm and 8 pm, Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church St., Vineyard Haven. Arthur Miller play of high stakes clash of friendship and political power. Directed by Joann Green Breuer. Tues.–Sat., through July 23. Reserved seating: $35 adults, $30 seniors and students, $20 children. Previews/matinees: $20. 508-696-6300.

Cutting Woody Plants 4–6 pm, Polly Hill Arboretum, 809 State Rd., West Tisbury. Andrew Bunting’s illustrated talk and walk. $24; $20 for members. Preregister. 508-693-9426.

Play: “Romeo and Juliet” 5 pm, Tisbury Amphitheater, Tashmoo Overlook, State Rd., Vineyard Haven. Vineyard Playhouse presents Shakespeare’s tragic love story, directed by MJ Bruder Munafo. Wed.–Sat., through Aug. 13. Bring pillow or low-backed chair and picnic. $15, $10 children under 18, cash only at the door. 508-696-6300.

Benefit Auction and Gala 5–8 pm, Tower Hill, Edgartown. Evening of Discovery benefits M.V. Historical Society. $75. Reservations. 508-627-4441.

Author’s Talk 5:30–6:30 pm, Chilmark library, Beetlebung Corner. Friends of library present mystery author Linda Fairstein. Q&A follows. Free. 508-645-3360.

Film: “A Certain Kind of Beauty” 7 pm, Performing Arts Center, high school, Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Rd., Oak Bluffs. Aronie family documentary about Dan’s physical and spiritual journey from victim to hero dealing with MS. $10. 508-645-3030.

Bingo 7:30 pm, American Legion Post 186, Katama Rd., Edgartown. Weekly. 508-627-8673.

Video Showcase 7:30 pm, West Tisbury library, State Rd. For young adults. Free. 508-693-3366.

The Vineyard Sound 8 pm, Federated Church, S. Summer St., Edgartown. A cappella singing group. Suggested donation $6; $4 for children. Weekly. 1-866-VIN-SOUND.

Lecture 8 pm, Chilmark Community Center, South Rd. Professor Gil Bettman, teaches screenwriting and directing. $5; members free. 508-645-9484.

Play: “Elvis’s Secret Dyke Daughter” 8 pm, Mansion House, Main St., Vineyard Haven. Carmen McKay comedy. $20. Also July 22–24. 508-696-0559.

Dance Performance 8:30 pm, The Yard, Middle Rd., Chilmark. New works by Leonard Cruz, Erica Essner, Peter Sciscioli, and Cheng-Chieh Yu. Pre-concert talk, 8 pm. Also July 22, 23. $15; $12 for seniors and students. 508-645-9662.

The Wailers Atlantic Connection, Oak Bluffs.

Karaoke Contest Season’s Pub, Oak Bluffs, weekly.

John Alaimo and Michael Tinus Farm Neck Café, Oak Bluffs. Also Sun., Tues., and Wed. Weekly.

The Whalers Atlantic Connection, Circuit Ave., Oak Bluffs.

Karaoke Season’s, Circuit Ave., Oak Bluffs. Weekly.

Money Shot Wharf, Main St., Edgartown.

FRIDAY, JULY 22

Annual Book Sale 9 am–3 pm, West Tisbury School, Old County Rd. Friends of West Tisbury Library sale. Donations through July 15. Continues July 24, half-price; July 25, free books. 508-693-3366.

Antique Show/Flea Market 9 am–3 pm, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. Free parking and admission. Rain or shine. 508-627-4815.

Hurricane Preparedness 10–11:30 am, Oak Bluffs Council on Aging, 21 Wamsutta Ave. Peter Martell, Oak Bluffs emergency coordinator. Free. 508-693-4509; 508-693-4530.

Lobster Rolls 4:30–7:30 pm, Grace Church, Woodlawn Ave., Vineyard Haven. Weekly through the fall. $12 includes drink and chips; $2.50 for pie. 508-693-0332.

Play: “Romeo and Juliet” 5 pm, Tisbury Amphitheater, Tashmoo Overlook, State Rd., Vineyard Haven. See July 21.

Photography Talk 6:30–7:15 pm, Louisa Gould Gallery, 13 Beach St., extension, Vineyard Haven. Ms. Gould on yachting and travel photography. Q & A follows. Free. 508-693-7373.

The Vineyard Sound 7 pm and 9 pm, St. Andrew’s Church, N. Summer St., Edgartown. A cappella singing group. Suggested donation $6; $4 for children. Weekly. 1-866-VIN-SOUND.

Author’s Talk 7:30 pm, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. M.V. Historical Society presents Jack Fruchtman Jr., “Atlantic Cousins.” Reception follows. Free. 508-627-4441.

IMP Improv Camp Show 7:30 pm, Oak Bluffs School, Tradewinds Rd. IMP, improv for kids, campers perform. Theme is truth. $8; $6 for children. 508-939-9368.

Acoustic Coffee House 7:30 pm, 179 Circuit Ave., Oak Bluffs. Open mike, unplugged, poetry, songs, or stories. Hosted by Anne Brownell and Corinne DeLangavant. Listen or perform. Weekly. $2 suggested donation. 508-693-7610.

Author’s Talk 7:30 pm, Katharine Cornell Theatre, Spring St., Vineyard Haven. Bunch of Grapes Bookstore presents Dick Russell, author of “Striper Wars.” Free. 508-693-2291.

Concert 7:30 pm, First Congregational Church of West Tisbury. Performer’s Workshop final concert of season. Donations accepted. 508-693-3308.

Play: “The Archbishop’s Ceiling” 8 pm, Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church St., Vineyard Haven. See July 21.

Play: “Elvis’s Secret Dyke Daughter” 8 pm, Mansion House, Main St., Vineyard Haven. See July 21.

Dance Performance 8:30 pm, The Yard, Middle Rd., Chilmark. See July 21.

John Alaimo Trio Atria, Main St., Edgartown. Weekly.

Jerry Bennett Band Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs.

Martin Sexton Hot Tin Roof, Airport Rd., Edgartown.

SATURDAY, JULY 23

Flea Market 8:30 am–2 pm, Chilmark, off Middle Rd., one mile east of Beetlebung Corner. Weekly (except Aug. 13). Also Wed.

Farmers Market 9 am–noon, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. Island produce and sundries. Free parking behind hall. Weekly. Also Wed.

The Fabulists 10 am, Tisbury Amphitheater, Tashmoo Overlook, State Rd., Vineyard Haven. Vineyard Playhouse lively theater for children and families. Bring pillow or low-backed chair. $6; children 2 and under, free. Cash only. Canceled if raining at showtime. Weekly through Aug. 27. 508-696-6300.

Storytelling 10:30 am, Chilmark library, Beetlebung Corner. Lillian Kellman weekly series through Sept. 3. Free. 508-645-3360.

Gardening Lecture 11 am, Vineyard Gardens, State Rd., West Tisbury. Herb gardening. Free. 508-693-8511.

Play: “Romeo and Juliet” 5 pm, Tisbury Amphitheater, Tashmoo Overlook, State Rd., Vineyard Haven. See July 21.

Benefit Dinner Parties (time TBA), locations vary. Benefits Houses on the Move of Island Affordable Housing Fund. “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner II.” Cocktail reception, music. Call for price and locations. 508-696-0943.

Play: “Elvis’s Secret Dyke Daughter” 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm, Mansion House, Main St., Vineyard Haven. See July 21.

Play: “The Archbishop’s Ceiling” 8 pm, Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church St., Vineyard Haven. See July 21.

Film: “Tarnation” 8 pm, Katharine Cornell Theatre, Spring St., Vineyard Haven. M.V. Film Society. $8; $6 for members. 508-696-9369.

Dance Performance 8:30 pm, The Yard, Middle Rd., Chilmark. See July 21.

Karaoke 10 pm, Season’s Pub, Oak Bluffs, weekly.

John Alaimo Trio Atria, Main St., Edgartown. Weekly.

Larry McCray Hot Tin Roof, Airport Rd., Edgartown.

Dance Party Atlantic Connection, Oak Bluffs. Weekly.

SUNDAY, JULY 24

Annual Book Sale 9 am–3 pm, West Tisbury School, Old County Rd. Books half-price. See July 22.

Artisans Festival 10 am–2 pm, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. See Thurs.

A Cappella Brunch 11:30 am–1:30 pm, Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs. Vineyard Sound. Reservations. 508-693-5007.

Play: “Elvis’s Secret Dyke Daughter” 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm, Mansion House, Main St., Vineyard Haven. See July 21.

Film Series: “The Danish Solution” and “Behind Enemy Lines” 7:30 pm, M.V Hebrew Center, Center St., Vineyard Haven. $10. 508-693-0745.

Vineyard Haven Band Concert 8 pm, Owen Park, Main St., Vineyard Haven. 138th season. Bring blanket or chair. Rain date: July 25. 508-645-3458.

Comedy Atlantic Connection, weekly.

Sultans of Swing with Byrd Taylor Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs.

MONDAY, JULY 25

Indoor Watercolor 9 am–noon, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. John Holladay, landscapes, floral. $45. 508-693-1850.

Annual Book Sale 9 am–3 pm, West Tisbury School, Old County Rd. Books free. See July 22.

Concert 2 pm, Tisbury Senior Center, Pine Tree Rd. Bill Schustik sings. Theme, American Revolution. Free. 508-696-4205.

Living Prose Writing Workshop 2–5 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. Weekly through Aug. 1 with Alexander Weinstein. $45 per workshop. Preregister. 508-693-1850.

Pathmaking Workshop 3–6 pm, Polly Hill Arboretum, 809 State Rd., West Tisbury. Julie Siegel on experimental and practical design. Call to register and for fee. 508-693-9426.

Musical Monday 6:30–8 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. Jazz duos: Jeremy Berlin and John Alaimo/ and Eric Johnson. Bring picnic, chair or blanket. Different performers each week. $5; children under 12 free. 508-696-8392; 508-423-9566.

Bingo 7 pm, American Legion Post 257, 34 William St., Vineyard Haven. Weekly. 508-693-9257.

Movie: “Courage of Lassie” 7 pm, Up-Island Council on Aging, Howes House (across from Alley’s), West Tisbury. Sponsored by West Tisbury Public Library. Elizabeth Taylor and collie in 1946 adventure. Free. 508-693-3366.

Authors’ Talk 7:30 pm, Mansion House, Main St., Vineyard Haven. Bunch of Grapes Bookstore presents authors Linda and Martha Greenlaw, “Recipes From A Very Small Island.” Free. 508-693-2291.

The Vineyard Sound 8 pm, Trinity Methodist Church, the campground. A cappella singing group. Suggested donation $6; $4 for children. Weekly. 1-866-VIN-SOUND.

Chamber Music Concert 8 pm, Old Whaling Church, Main St., Edgartown. Chilmark Piano Quartet with flutist Susan Greenberg. Also July 26 at Chilmark Community Center. 508-696-8055.

Teen Nights 8-11:30 pm, Atlantic Connection, Oak Bluffs. Also Wed. Weekly.

Martini Night Season’s Pub, Oak Bluffs. Weekly.

Felicia and Byrd Taylor/ Motown Night Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs.

TUESDAY, JULY 26

Outdoor Watercolor 9 am–noon, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. John Holladay, floral gardens. $45. Preregister. 508-693-1850.

Sing-Along 10 am and 11 am, Vineyard Haven library, Main St. Jeremy Berlin and keyboard. All ages. Free. 508-696-4211.

Digital Photography Workshop 10 am–1 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. Kathy Rose teaches intensive workshop. $45. Preregister. 508-693-1850.

Blood Drive 12:30–5:30 pm, Masonic Lodge, Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Rd., Oak Bluffs. Red Cross summer drive.. 508-693-8859; 508-696-0092.

Life Drawing Group 1–3 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. Weekly through Aug. 30. $10 per session. Preregister. 508-693-1850.

Sea Chanteys 2–4 pm, Aquinnah library, Church St. Bill Schustik, “New England and the Sea.” Sponsored by M.V. Historical Society. Free. 508-645-2314.

Sea Chanteys 6 pm, West Tisbury library, State Rd. Bill Schustick, “New England and the Sea.” Free. 508-693-3366.

Family Game Night 6–7:30 pm, Oak Bluffs library, Circuit Ave., Oak Bluffs. Yu-Gi-Oh tournament and other games. Weekly through Aug. 23. Free. 508-693-9433.

Art for Education Benefit 6–8:30 pm, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. Benefits Garden Gate Child Development Center. Cocktail party, silent auction, and live music by Blue Strangers. $25. 508-696-9997.

Community Sing and Picnic 6:30–7:30 pm, Lambert’s Cove Beach, West Tisbury. Roberta Kirn leads. Bring picnic. Singing follows. Free. 508-693-8028.

Lecture: Jim Wallis 7 pm, Old Whaling Church, Main St., Edgartown. M.V. Peace Council presents author Jim Wallis, “God’s Politics.” Music prelude by David Stanwood. Reception and book signing follows. $12. 508-693-3930.

Art Lecture 7:30 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. Jeanne Campbell “A Bit of Brazil, Birds and Beasts.” Free. 508-693-1850.

The Vineyard Sound 8 pm, Chilmark Community Church, Menemsha Cross Rd. A cappella singing group. Suggested donation $6; $4 for children. Weekly. 1-866-VIN-SOUND.

Film: “Rivers and Tides” 8 pm, Tabernacle, campground, Oak Bluffs. M.V. Film Society. $6; $4 for members. 508-696-9369.

Chamber Music Concert 8 pm, Chilmark Community Center, South Rd. See July 25. 508-696-8055

Karaoke Season’s Pub, Oak Bluffs, weekly.

Joanne and Dana Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs.

Little Feat Hot Tin Roof, Airport Rd., Edgartown.

Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish Ritz, Circuit Ave., Oak Bluffs. Weekly.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27

Flea Market 8:30 am–2 pm, Chilmark, off Middle Rd., one mile east of Beetlebung Corner. Weekly. Also Sat.

Farmers Market 9 am–noon, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. Island produce and sundries. Free parking behind hall. Weekly. Also Sat.

Still Life Drawing 9 am–noon, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs. John Holladay. Weekly. $45. 508-693-1850.

Mytoi Garden Volunteer Day 9 am–noon, Chappaquiddick. Help The Trustees of Reservations maintain Japanese-style garden. Also Aug. 10, 24. 508-693-7392.

Sing-Along 10 am and 11 am, Vineyard Haven library, Main St. Troubadour, Bill Schustik, songs of the sea. All ages. Free. 508-696-4211.

Community Supper 5:30–6 pm, First Baptist Church, parish house, 66 William St., Vineyard Haven. Weekly supper through Aug. 24. Free. 508-696-8040.

Play: “Romeo and Juliet” 5 pm, Tisbury Amphitheater, Tashmoo Overlook, State Rd., Vineyard Haven. See July 21.

Benefit Clambake 5 pm, Field Gallery, State Rd., West Tisbury. Benefits Vineyard Nursing Assoc. Traditional New England feast, music by Smokin’ Flamingos. Live and silent auction. $100. Preregister. 508-693-6184 ext. 31.

Play: “Rounding Third” 7 pm, Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church St., Vineyard Haven. Richard Dresser comedy about little league baseball, fathers, sons, and success. Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo. Tues.–Sat., through Aug. 13. Reserved seating: $35 adults, $30 seniors and students, $20 children. Previews/matinees: $20. 508-696-6300.

Author’s Talk 7:30 pm, Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, Main St., Vineyard Haven. Author Robin Cook, “Marker.” Free. 508-693-2291.

Musician’s Open Mike Night 7:30–10:30 pm, Art’s District Exchange, 116 Dukes County Ave., Oak Bluffs. All ages. Free. Weekly. 508-693-4219.

Community Sing 8 pm, Tabernacle, campground, Oak Bluffs. Weekly. Donations accepted. 508-693-0525.

Film Series: “Trudell” 8 pm, Chilmark Community Center, South Rd. $10; $7 or $5 for members.

IMP Improv Show 8 pm, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. Troubled Shores presents IMP improv for kids. $10. 508-939-9368.

Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish Lola’s, Beach Rd., Oak Bluffs.

Comedy with Marty Nadler. Mansion House, Main St., Vineyard Haven. Weekly through Aug. 31.
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