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Upcoming flicks at Martha’s Vineyard film series

Filmgoers can enjoy two Island-relevant documentaries and an Israeli romantic comedy at the Island's summer film series this coming week.

“In the Small Kitchen”

Cara Eisenpress and Phoebe Lapine's book is a combination starter cookbook & journal chronicling a year in their lives as orchestrated by food.

Livingston Taylor at Old Whaling Church

See Mr. Taylor Friday and Saturday at Edgartown's historic church.

Antiques on Martha’s Vineyard

On the Vineyard, you could spend an entire day traveling from one great antique shop to another.

Photos: Native American Artisans Festival in Aquinnah

On July 23, artisans specializing in Native American crafts & jewelry displayed their wares at the 5th annual Native American Artisans' Festival.

Louise DuArt and Tim Conway in concert at Vineyard high school

Ms. DuArt and friends have formed an organization, Network of Neighbors, and on Saturday night comic star Tim Conway will give a free concert.

“Summer Friends,” a Vineyard Stories children’s tale

Children's literature is full of friendships between unlikely pairs: Frog and Toad, Pooh Bear and Piglet, and Charlotte the spider and Wilbur the pig.

Vineyard beaches

The beaches of Martha's Vineyard offer something for everyone. Here is a list of beaches open to the public.

Horsing around on Martha’s Vineyard

Horseback riding has long been a Vineyard tradition, and the large number of barns small and large attest to its staying power.

Local writer touts the benefits of locally produced eggs

On my counter there are two cartons of eggs.

The push for more local meat on Martha’s Vineyard

Island-grown chickens no longer have to be transported off-Island to large commercial slaughtering factories thanks to the mobile poultry processing unit, which was first put into use three years ago.

All in one: Artist Carolyn Daniele

On Thursday, July 28, at Featherstone Center for the Arts, Carolyn Daniele reveals the variety of work she has produced during the past year.

Happenings at Vineyard art galleries

Upcoming events featuring Marianne Neill, the late Della Hardman, Washington Ledesma, and more.

Library benefit a success at Shaw Cramer Gallery

This past week, Vineyard Haven's Shaw Cramer Gallery displayed the work of close to 45 Island artists who contributed their art to Art Works

Close up at Wiiloughby Gallery

"Olives & Figs" by Sean Farrell

How would you describe the most important function of a frame?

"I think framing is meant to enhance the art work by finding the most suitable mats and frames to dramatize the images.

Bloomin’ rhodies keep at it on Martha’s Vineyard

Have actually spent much of my weekend working in the garden, instead of writing about Working in the Garden.

Summertime on Martha’s Vineyard: don’t bake pets

Pets don't fare well in extreme heat, so be careful where you restrain and/or contain them.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services: a critical player

Although MVCS provides indispensable services that are otherwise unavailable here, many Islanders aren't aware of the vital role it plays.

Family, friends help Lisa Scannell recover from riding accident

The P-A Club was the site of a fundraiser for Lisa BenDavid Scannell, who is recovering from injuries she suffered in a fall from a horse.