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‘American Dreamer’ — a chock-full plot twister of a romantic comedy

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Oh, my goodness. “American Dreamer,” playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center on July 23, is a glorious hoot. If you didn’t see it...

When life gets in the way

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Kate Feiffer’s delicious new novel, “Morning Pages,” drops us straight into the intimate life and mind of her artfully wry-humored protagonist. Elise is facing a...

Art prevails in ‘Porcelain War’

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The beauty of art and nature and the brutality of war coexist in the Sundance 2024 Grand Jury Prize documentary “Porcelain War,” which Circuit...

Fun with friends

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For those of us who are a certain age, the thought of paper dolls brings back fond childhood memories. I was no Barbie and...

‘Gretchen V. Feldman | Explorations in Abstract’

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Gretchen Feldman’s fabulous abstractions dance on the surface of her art, showing through August 4 at the Feldman Family Artspace, a venue managed by...

Freedom to explore in Elizabeth Langer’s ‘Into the Wilderness’ exhibit

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Elizabeth Langer refuses to be put into a box, and her exhibition at the Edgartown library through July 31 brims with an arresting variety...

Ways of seeing place: Karel Steiner’s lens

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Karel Steiner brings his keen photographic eye to whatever land he happens to inhabit at the time. His exhibition, “Martha’s Vineyard and Beyond,” at...

Leo Frame bears ‘witness to Black consciousness’

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Fortunately for us, Island photographer Leo Frame’s keen artistic eye captured Black culture during an exciting and sometimes volatile period in American history in...

Calling for campers

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“It’s like a little slice of heaven,” says Sue Rapple, referring to her time at the Vineyard Sailing Camp, which is hosting its first...

Painting and poetry

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Harry Seymour’s art is arresting both for its stunning visual impact and the meaning behind the work, each amplified through an evocative accompanying poem. Seymour...

Understanding a superhero

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Superman — able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, until, of course, we know he couldn’t. But don’t think that “Super/Man: The Christopher...

By the books

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The literary arts are thriving this summer at Featherstone Center for the Arts. The program officially began in the summer of 2019, when Justen...

A cultural celebration in stitched fine art

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Ingenuity threads throughout Featherstone Center for the Arts’ new exhibition “Rising Up! A Multi-Cultural Celebration of Stitched Fine Art.” Put the idea of a quilt...

Music at Featherstone Summer 2024

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Before Featherstone Center for the Arts was officially Featherstone, music graced its beautiful campus. “It is just the most glorious setting for music,” says...

And the beat goes on

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“Music has always intrigued me,” says Richard Paradise, founder and executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society. The upcoming 10th Filmusic Festival celebrates...

The Floating Gallery presents ‘Out of Paradise’

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Marion Wilson used the pandemic in an unusual way. On her daily walk, she became intrigued by a houseboat for sale on Lagoon Pond...

‘Thelma’: A whodunit with an aging sleuth

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“Thelma” is an endearing, madcap, comic adventure with a heart of gold.  The movie, at the M.V. Film Center, opens quietly. Danny, endearingly played by...

Mixing things up

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The Yard is mixing up its rich tapestry of dance experiences this summer. The extensive renovation project on its campus has set new plans...

Harriet Bernstein’s ‘Celebrating Color’

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Harriet Bernstein’s exhibition “Celebrating Color” is a joyous affair. Her vibrant acrylics dance on the surface of the work. “I strive for calm, but...

‘Sailing to Freedom’

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“Sailing to Freedom” at the M.V. Museum dives into the lesser-known history of the Underground Railroad — the maritime route to freedom.  The show is...