Documentaries and farce top the list of new films this week

Two of the Island’s independent film venues are screening documentaries this weekend, and the Hebrew Center’s Summer Institute Film Series presents the French farce, “What’s In A Name.” “The Case Against 8,” a narrative of the fight to rescind California’s anti-gay marriage proposition, plays on Thursday, July 17, at the Harbor View Hotel as part […]

Good times weekly with WIMP

The lauded WIMP troupe, which wowed audiences at the Chicago Improv Festival and shared the stage with Jim Belushi last summer, are back for another season. This college-aged professional troupe delivers short-form and long-form improv based on audience suggestions. Doors open at 7:30 pm for an 8 pm show (rated PG-13) in the air-conditioned cabaret […]

Field Gallery spotlights Geiger, Pisano, and Witbeck

West Tisbury’s Field Gallery has brought together three very different but equally compelling artists in their latest exhibit. Providence painter David Witbeck, who is showing at the gallery for the first time, creates oil paintings of fish, fishermen, and boats that are boldly simplified in primary colors. Jessica Pisano, who grew up on Martha’s Vineyard […]

Islanders Write

When: Monday, August 11, 2011 Where: The Grange Hall in West Tisbury Admission: Free Schedule 8:00-8:45  Morning Edition: Writing for Radio They say radio is the most visual medium. Find out how it’s done. Sean Corcoran, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Rob Rosenthal and Mindy Todd 9:00-9:45 Writing Children’s Books Like Lewis Carroll’s Alice, childrens book authors and illustrators often wonder, […]