Islanders Read the Classics kicks off Thursday

The Vineyard Haven library will host the first “Islanders Read the Classics” on Thursday, March 3, at 7 pm at the the Katharine Cornell...

‘The 40 Day Prayer Challenge’ explores partnered prayer

It’s a well-known homily that “the family that prays together stays together.” Husband-and-wife team SQuire Rushnell and Louise DuArt would like to extend the...

Daylong workshop encourages participants to ‘think like a writer’

There are plenty of workshops that deal with the process of writing. Fewer explore the writer's relationship to the craft. In an upcoming all-day...

Islanders Read the Classics: Two veteran racial explorers join forces

Starting Thursday, March 3, one of the many literary experts on the Island will speak each month about a classic work of their choosing...

The appeal of book clubs on Martha’s Vineyard

Just as culture mavens predicted the death of big-screen movies when little-screen televisions rolled into every home in America, techies assumed that the advent...

Book discussion to focus on Emily Dickinson

This Sunday, Feb. 21, at 4 pm at Bunch of Grapes, book lovers can meet the great 19th century poet Emily Dickinson up close...

Marine Biological Laboratory celebrates Black History Month

Looking for a quick winter break from the Island? The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole will be hosting events throughout February to...

Looking for love? Bring a book to the OB library

Visitors to the Oak Bluffs library this weekend can find common ground with potential matches over literature at a book-oriented speed dating event. Each...

Where can writers get out of their lonely rooms to share...

Mostly, writers bang away at their keyboards in hours of lonely desperation. Some may have domestic partners with whom to share the day’s output:...

Introducing ‘Islanders Read the Classics’

“Definitions belong to the definers, not the defined,” Toni Morrison wrote in her Pulitzer prize-winning novel, Beloved. The Martha’s Vineyard Times and The Martha’s...