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Martha’s Vineyard Gallery Glances

Lots of art events coming up this week on Martha's Vineyard.

Martha’s Vineyard gallery receptions

Washington Ledesma Gallery 5–8 pm, Oak Bluffs.

Martha’s Vineyard artist Lanny McDowell returns to painting

Newly renovated Tashmoo Springs building becomes a gallery for Martha's Vineyard artist Lanny McDowell

Four Martha’s Vineyard favorites at The Granary

Fabulous photography, fine paintings, wonderful watercolors and amazing wood sculpture add up to a powerful opening at the Granary Gallery.

More than art blooming at Featherstone

There will be some added color at Featherstone in Oak Bluffs thanks to Mother Nature and flower farmer Molly Flam of Vineyard Haven.

Jessie Kanozak collects shells to reinvigorate shellfish beds

After the Vineyard's oyster population was depleted a few years back, the M.V. Shellfish Group stepped in.

Sports highlights

Lizzie and Anne Williamson defeated Carlene Gatting and Alexis Condon 6-1, 4-6, 10-2 to win the Mother- Child Tournament held at Vineyard Youth Tennis last weekend.

Summer softball roundup

As the summer softball season begins to heat up, the Snaps and Creamers, 'Canes and 'Cats are all off to fast starts.

Tennis for Haiti at Farm Neck

More than 60 players took to the courts at Farm Neck over the weekend to help raise money for the Fish Farm for Haiti project.

Edgartown Yacht Club hosts first Vineyard Challenge

Edgartown met Annapolis last weekend as Vesper and Flying Jenny 7, two trans pac 52's, squared off in a match race sailing regatta.

Reel Picks: Movies playing on Martha’s Vineyard

Peter Parker/Spider-Man, everyone's hero, in an over-the-top action packed feature that easily keeps pace with its early incarnations.

The Times asks: What do you think about Obama not visiting Martha’s Vineyard?

This week we took to the streets to ask what people thought about President Obama not being expected to return this summer.

Two documentaries and a drama on tap on Martha’s Vineyard screens

"Nicky's Familiy" and "Under African Skies" up next with M.V. Hebrew Center and M.V. Film Festival, respectively.

Beer Club at The Dive Bar, Martha’s Vineyard

The Dive Bar has weekly Beer Tastings and a summer long Beer Club. With close to a hundred beers The Dive Bar boasts the largest beer selection on MV.

Shopping options along State Road, Martha’s Vineyard

Many forget all the shopping opportunities there are along the busy route up Island from Vineyard Haven.

Shakespeare potpourri at The Yard on Martha’s Vineyard

The Yard in Chilmark kicks off a new series, YardWORDS, on Saturday, June 30 with an event hosted by author Nicole Galland called Bard at the Yard.

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center Speaker Series begins

The Summer Institute will begin its annual speaker series at the Hebrew Center on July 5 with legal analyst and celebrated writer Jeffrey Toobin.

Island Community Chorus sings at Tabernacle

The concert promises a mix of music familiar & new, patriotic & just plain fun – from Gilbert & Sullivan to Irish folksongs and even a gospel number.

Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard

The M.V. Museum's Evening of Discovery, guitarist Peter Griggs at two Island churches, and the Vineyard Arts Project's Art for Art party.

MV artist Lauri Bradway is new kid on block

How does it feel to step into the Island's art world?