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Escape into Alice Early’s ‘The Moon Always Rising’

The little island of Nevis in the Caribbean sounds like an oasis right now, a place of refuge. But it is a complex kind...

In a good light

Peter Dreyer is an artist with a consummate eye who uses his cameras, of which he has many, to create elegant compositions inspired primarily...

Island women in history

The oldest club on the Vineyard, in fact on the whole Cape and Islands, dates back to 1898 and was started, not surprisingly, by...

Fostering four-legged friends

Just thinking about the stress of living in an animal shelter is enough to make you want to go out and foster a litter...

‘Women’s Works’ exhibit features Island women from long ago

How many ways are there to use the Martha’s Vineyard Museum collection? Chief curator Bonnie Stacy has put together a fascinating group of 17th...

Women’s right to vote

Susan Silk is a powerhouse of energy and entrepreneurship, and she packed the house at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s soup-and-sandwich series last week for...

Chain reaction

Creative juices were overflowing in Hugh Phear’s Chain Reaction Building Activity at the West Tisbury library a couple of weeks ago. Phear is a...

Malpaso in motion

We’re in for a treat again. Malpaso Dance Company, hailing from the warmer climes of Cuba, is returning to the Island after their superlative...

Masterpieces and mysteries

If you’re up for some quirky, superlative drawing, hightail it over to the Vineyard Haven library for its exhibition of Edward Gorey’s art. Gorey...

Born early

Sarah DiGregorio tells many a gripping tale in her book “Early: An intimate History of Premature Birth and What It Teaches Us About Being...

Luncheon talks at M.V. Museum

So, it’s February and it’s cold. When the sun isn’t shining, it can be a bit dreary. What sounds more enticing then than choosing...

What do coffee and chocolate have in common?

It’s hard to think of a more delectable combination than coffee and chocolate. Both are deep in color and flavors. And the two travel...

Dinner for 60

There were 60 lucky diners Friday night at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum, feasting on the scintillating flavors of Brazilian food in the glamorous setting...

Express yourself

Despite the dark and cold, some 20 people filed into the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse last Tuesday evening to take part in Virginia’s Drama Club,...

A very precious project

Art just isn’t part of the curriculum in Tanzanian schools, but Melissa Knowles made sure that students at Precious Project, a school and orphanage...

Dress for success

Sarah Vail’s efforts to make dresses for girls around the world came about through happenstance. She heard about Hope 4 Girls through a friend...

Passport prize

Sure, the West Tisbury library has books, movies, workshops, lectures, a book group, conference rooms, and the like, but the U.S. Department of State...

Classes are in session

Winter is a perfect time to fire up your creative juices, whether you’ve been at it for a while or are new to the...

A revolution of values

Walking into the dark, frigid night after Sabbath services at the Hebrew Center last Friday, I felt like shouting out loud, “We are stronger...

On deck at Gannon and Benjamin boatyard

The wet, dreary weather wasn’t going to keep any of this crowd away. Over 100 people flocked to Gannon and Benjamin’s Marine Railway boatyard...