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July 14 - July 20, 2005 Edition
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Catch Chappy singer-songwriter Kevin Keady outdoors at Featherstone
Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs, next Monday, July 18, at 6 pm. The
show is part of the on-going Musical Mondays series.
Kevin was a finalist in last years Boston Folk Festivals
New Songwriters contest. His original song Road Rage
has been heard on NPRs nationally syndicated Car Talk.
He will also appear at the Woods Hole Film Festival in early August.
Tickets are $5. Bring a picnic!
Ohhh, the water!
The annual Water Tasting by the Sea takes place this Friday at Barbara
Bochs waterfront home in Edgartown. The event, which benefits
Vineyard House alcohol and drug recovery programs, will feature gourmet
food, fine waters, and live music. New to the line-up this year will
be a silent auction with donations coming from Cheryl Stark, Allen
Whiting, and Bramhall and Dunn among others.
Water Tasting by the Sea, Friday, July 15, 5 to 7 pm, Boch Estate,
Edgartown. Recommended donation is $25; larger donations are welcome.
Summer concert series rolls on
The Performers Workshop summer concert series continues tonight,
July 14, at 7:30 pm at Katharine Cornell Theater in Vineyard Haven.
Concerts are free and will feature the performances of the groups
students and teachers. The last concert will be on Friday, July 22,
7:30 pm at the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury.
The Performers Workshop, a non-profit organization, trains singers
and pianists in the performing arts. The concerts are free, but donations
Self-exploration and art
The Body Project MV will present Beyond the Body: Expressions
of Identity: A Retrospective on Sunday, July 17, 5 to 7 pm,
at the Sailing Camp, Barnes Road, Oak Bluffs. The program, begun in
2003, was designed to help women build a healthy self-image and sense
of confidence through artistic expression. To date, there have been
three sessions, in which artist Basia Jaworska, psychologist Jane
Dreeben, and Lyndsay Famariss have worked with a multi-generational
group of women for a 10-week period. Each participant created a piece
of art using the medium of her choice to express who she is. Through
the process, the women not only created expressive artwork, but also
moved into deeper self-awareness. Sundays show features all
art created during the three sessions.
Light and color at Gardner Colby
The Gardner Colby Gallery in Edgartown hosts The Color of Light
beginning with an opening reception this evening, July 14, 6 to 9
pm. One featured artist is Robert Cardinal who is known for painting
solitary barns, lighthouses, and Cape Cod cottages with a distinctively
bold use of color, light, and shadow with a dramatic effect. Sharing
the show is M. Katherine Hurley whose landscapes range from soft,
misty fields to brilliantly colorful scenes.
A look at global warming
The Sheriffs Meadow Foundation hosts a benefit talk by Laurie
David, Global Warming: a Multifaceted Approach, next Tuesday,
July 18. Ms. David, a trustee of the Natural Resources Defense Council
and member of the advisory board of Californias Childrens
Nature Institute, is involved in many environmental activities. She
will speak at the Hannan home on Stonewall Pond, Chilmark, 5 to 7
pm. Wine and hors doeuvres served. $45 benefits Sheriffs
Meadow. For reservations, call 508-693-5207.
Shakespeare, Vineyard style
This Wednesday, Romeo and Juliet returns to the Vineyard
stage at the Tashmoo overlook in Vineyard Haven. Director MJ Bruder
Munafo will present a youthful contemporary production of the legendary
tragedy. Performances will continue through August 13, Wednesday through
Saturday. Guests are invited to bring a picnic supper for the whole
family and to enjoy a fun night out at the theater.
For more information, call 508-696-6300 or visit www.vineyardplayhouse.org.
Traditional Portuguese feast this weekend
Tradition and fun combine at the annual Feast of the Holy Ghost this
Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17, at the Portuguese-American Club
on Vineyard Avenue, Oak Bluffs. Saturday night features authentic
Portuguese food (dont miss the fried dough!) and cook-out fare,
an auction, dancing, and kids games. Sunday begins with the
traditional parade and blessing of the crown. Then theres free
sopa (a hearty soup) for all in the tradition of Portugals Queen
Isabella, more music, games, auction, and socializing.
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