“Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.” Satchel Paige, one of the most famous players in baseball’s Negro leagues, is responsible for the above quote. Often repeated, it is included in the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse’s latest production. While baseball hall-of-famer Paige has been relegated these […]
The annual Grand Illumination Night takes place in Oak Bluffs tonight, Wednesday, August 20, at the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association Campground. After a community sing and band performance in the Tabernacle that starts at 7:30 pm, take a stroll among gingerbread cottages that will be adorned with vibrant Chinese and Japanese lanterns for the occasion. […]
Hawaiki Rising should appeal to anyone who has stared out at the ocean and wondered what’s over the horizon and how to get there.
The Martha’s Vineyard Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History presents a documentary film, “Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela,” on Tuesday, August 19 at the Oak Bluffs Library. “An important documentary,” wrote the New York Times of the film that has won Best Documentary at the Pan African Film […]
This Saturday, August 16, at sunset, two widely respected Vineyard artists will combine their talents with technology to create a unique performance art event on the beach at the Edgartown Lighthouse at the end of North Water Street. Traeger di Pietro and Kenneth Vincent, friends and fellow Island painters, plan to share their creative vision, […]
Memorial Wharf concert on August 16 will launch new Johnny Hoy CD.
On August 18 at 7:30 pm, documentarian Stanley Nelson, who Islanders may be familiar with for his personal retrospective of Oak Bluffs, “A Place of Our Own,” will be joined at the Tabernacle by PBS journalist Gwen Ifill for a screening and discussion of his motion picture “Freedom Summer.” A Vineyard summer resident, Mr. Nelson […]
A fashion show highlighting clothes and accessories by Martha’s Vineyard designers and a sale of art and collectibles are two annual events at the Chicken Alley Thrift Store this weekend. Thrift Shop patrons are made up of three main groups, according to store manager Sandy Pratt. Donors; those who are looking for specific things, be […]
Wendy, Michael, and John will fly high over the stage following Peter Pan in the new production of the musical “Peter Pan,” based on the play by James M. Barrie, an Island Theatre Workshop (ITW) production. The performance includes a cast and crew of more than 40 people, in which ITW has hired the flying masters from […]
The third play of the 2014 Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse season opens with two preview nights, August 14 and 15, with the official New England Premiere opening night on Saturday, August 16. “Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing,” written by Trey Ellis and Ricardo Khan and directed by Mr. Khan, runs Wednesdays through Saturdays through […]