Short Subjects

Posted January 4, 2007

Book art

This month, Seastone Papers in West Tisbury will offer classes on how to transform an existing book into a piece of art. Through mixed media collage, the Altered Book Workshops will be held on Mondays, Jan. 8, 15, 21, and 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Each session is $35, plus a $10 materials fee. For more information, call Sandy Bernat at 508-693-5786.

Raven McCormack and Henry Hitchings
Raven McCormack (left) and Henry Hitchings prepare to make an entrance. Photo courtesy of Phyllis Vecchia

Creative drama for children

If your child is between the ages of four and a half and ten years old, a new winter creative drama workshop is available for them after school. Phyllis Vecchia will hold classes on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, in the home economics room at the Oak Bluffs School, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 23.

The workshop requires no former experience, just a desire to have fun and work in a group. Children will learn a new folk or fairy tale each week and reenact them into a creative drama piece.

To pre-register, call Phyllis at 508-696-8738.

Musical Fridays

The Black Dog Café on 509 State Rd. in Vineyard Haven invites you to enjoy free concerts by local musicians. On Friday, Jan. 5, listen to the music of Joe Keenan from 5 to 7 pm. If you are a musician and would like to perform, contact Jamie Douglas at 508-693-9223.

Gallery time

The Louisa Gould Gallery in Vineyard Haven is having two open houses, Saturday, Jan. 6 and 13 from noon to 5 pm. Ms. Gould will have refreshments to combat your January blues.

Visit her gallery on Beach Street Extension, near Five Corners. Call 508-693-7373 for more information.

The Old Time Bluegrass Singers
The Old Time Bluegrass Singers.

Bluegrass in Woods Hole

The Old Time Bluegrass Singers will be in concert this Sunday, Jan. 7, beginning at 7:30 pm, at the Woods Hole Community Center on Water Street, a short walk from the ferry terminal.

The concert is sponsored by Woods Hole Folk Music Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to folk music in all its forms. Tickets are $12, or $10 for society members. For more information, visit or call 508-540-0320.