Outdoor concerts a staple of summer music on Martha’s Vineyard

Outdoor concerts are a summer staple of virtually every urban area. Currently, the Vineyard boasts many al fresco music events that, here on the Island, where one wants to spend as much time refreshed by the sea air as possible, music lovers can enjoy the casual atmosphere of an outdoor performance just about any evening […]

Local connection for festival film “Fishing Without Nets”

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival’s Dinner and a Movie night on Wednesday, July 23 features “Fishing Without Nets,” a dramatic thriller based in the shadowy world of Somali pirates. Dinner at the Chilmark Community Center begins at 7 pm, followed by the film at 8 pm. The screenwriter is Sam Cohan, an actor and writer […]

Versatile Kara Taylor explores grief through boats in ‘Hull in Memoriam’

Now in her second summer at the former studio of the late Stanley Murphy, the prolific and protean painter Kara Taylor investigates the boat as a visual metaphor in her latest exhibit, “Hull: In Memoriam.” Ms. Taylor lost both her father, Bob Taylor, and her grandmother, Geraldine Cronig, over the past year, and the deaths […]

Island Images opens Ed Keating photography show

Photographer Ed Keating, who divides his time between New York City and Chilmark, brings his Vineyard photographs to Island Images Gallery in Oak Bluffs this weekend. The Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer worked for The New York Times for 12 years and has since become a freelance artist, publishing his work in magazines such as Time, Rolling […]