Short Subjects

Posted April 5, 2007

New barber in Vineyard Haven

Opera returns to the Capawock on Easter Sunday with Rossini's "Barbiere di Siviglia" (the Barber of Seville). This is a high-definition rebroadcast of the March performance at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. The opera is a new production by Bartlett Sher, and is conducted by Maurizio Benini.

"Barbiere di Siviglia" (the Barber of Seville), Sunday, April 8, 2 pm. Tickets $18; $15 for students, seniors, and children. Approximate running time: 3 hours, 10 minutes.

TV series to note

MVTV, channel 13, will be airing a series with bestselling author Byron Katie. According to the television station, Ms. Katie teaches people how to end their own suffering through a process of inquiry called "The Work." The process helps you identify stress. This is a 10-show series with episodes titled "Resolving Deep Family Resentments," and "Living With Cancer and Loving It," to name just two.

For show times visit www.mvtv.org.

Annual Ledesma sale

With the summer season approaching, Island artist Washington Ledesma is clearing out his studio to make new pieces. His annual spring shelves clearance sale offers tiles, cups, plates, jewelry, and small and large paintings. The sale is on Friday, April 6 from 11 am to 7 pm; Saturday, April 7, 10 am to 5 pm; and Sunday, April 8, 12 noon to 5 pm. His studio is located at 5-R Murrant Ave., Oak Bluffs, which is the first actual road on the left off of Sea Glen Rd., opposite Norton's Farm. For more information, call 508-693-1823.

Paintings on display

Alexae Levin, a regional high school student, will show new paintings at the Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs beginning Monday, April 9. The paintings will be on display through Saturday, April 14, from 2:30 to 4 pm daily. For more information, call Featherstone at 508-693-1850.