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Where is Tisbury’s town hall annex?

Visitors and seasonal residents who are used to going to Tisbury's town hall annex on West Spring Street won't find it there this summer.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival: 10 years and counting

The Chilmark-based Martha's Vineyard Film Festival continues the celebration of its 10th year, begun in March, with a roster of nine films, primarily documentaries.

What if JFK had lived? A one-man play

Attorney, college professor, and Edgartown summer resident for the last 25 years, Dennis C.

Fourth of July events on Martha’s Vineyard

Independence Day Children's Parade 10 am, gather at West Clinton Ave.

ArtFarm play festival

Contrary to polished and rehearsed performances that many people go to the theater for, the upcoming theatre festival, New Writers, New Plays, gives the audience power to shape the works that they will see this Thursday through Saturday.

Comedy Club in Edgartown

Shelly and Bob O'Neil have experienced the benefit of laughter in their lives and they're about to provide guffaws for us with an eight-week season beginning Saturday, July 3, showcasing more than a dozen of America's best-known stand-up comics.

Alan Brigish’s “Martha’s Vineyard – Now and Zen”

"Martha's Vineyard — Now & Zen," Susan Klein, Alan Brigish.

Starting a business, need help with the one you’ve got, SCORE can help

Having trouble with your business? Want to start a business? There is help, here on Martha's Vineyard —help that is confidential and free.

Close-up of Alison Shaw

She describes herself as patient.

Benefits Anew

The Island's many nonprofits fill the summer with benefit events that add sparkle and occasion to the season as galas, banquets, performance art, lectures, and auctions are presented for worthy causes.

New Technology for Fine Art Photographers

In this fast-paced world in which no one wants to wait for anything, digital photography accelerates the process of image development for today's professional photographers.

New Outlook for Tough Times

Island artists are finding new ways to fuel their economic engines in our stalled national economy.

Four New Generation Artists

They each work on the Island, surrounded by sea, sky and its special quality of light.

New Sights: Gallery Hopping

It began rather quietly five years ago in downtown Edgartown, and four years ago in the Arts District in Oak Bluffs: The towns' art galleries took over the streets for the evening.

New Shows: What Makes Opening Receptions Work

What gives an Island art opening its pizzazz? Sue Dawson, who manages Alison Shaw Gallery in Oak Bluffs, compares opening receptions to a new display in a store window –– it piques people's interest; it is a reason to come in.