Plein air group to exhibit at Old Sculpin Gallery

For the first time in their 60-plus-year history, the Old Sculpin Gallery, home of the Martha’s Vineyard Art Association, will host a show by...

Dance theater gets big at the Yard

The Yard is preparing to wrap up its summer season, with only a handful of events scheduled through the end of August and into...

A photographer’s lens peeks inside the Marine Hospital

Photographer Jean Schnell pays tribute to Vineyard Haven’s Marine Hospital in an architecturally oriented series at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center’s Artspace. The Ashland...

Three generations of artists on display at Featherstone

Among the work on display in the upcoming group show at Featherstone's Pebble Gallery is a collage by Ruth Epstein that includes letters handwritten...

Reading ‘Moby Dick’, and learning to love a whale of a...

Last fall, I read “The Brothers Karamazov” for the literature class that Phil Weinstein offers to Islanders each autumn. Despite a clever plot, the...

Fair Loser: One artist’s quest for the coveted Ag Fair blue...

  This week’s paper includes a list of everyone who won a ribbon at the 155th Agricultural fair. My name does not appear on this...

Performance will channel Dr. King at Union Chapel

The organization Ordinary People Project will bring a unique performance to the Vineyard this weekend. On Saturday night, actor Gerald C. Rivers will present...

Vineyard Vincyfest celebrates sister islands

On Saturday, August 27, from 12 to 7 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts will host the Vineyard VincyFest, a celebration of the historic...

Talib Kweli’s Lampost appearance was hasty, but red-hot

Tickets to the Lampost sold out on Monday night, so it was obvious there were hip-hop lovers in the audience. But headliner Talib Kweli...

Slideshow: The charm of the Chilmark Flea

The Chilmark Flea Market — held Wednesdays and Saturdays through Sept. 3 — is entering its final weeks. Between 9 am and 2 pm...