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Fright nights

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Richard Paradise, founder and executive director of the Martha's Vineyard Film Society, is the go-to person on the Island to learn anything about film....

Botanical beauty

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Kate Patterson gives us the opposite of a bird’s-eye view in her rich botanical photographs. She brings us up close and personal. Seen together,...

Special space

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I’ve found my new favorite Shangri-la on Island, Ingrid Goff-Maidoff’s Tending Joy Artisan Gift Shop. And, indeed, joy is what you feel entering this...

Nurturing through nature

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Saskia and David Vanderhoop offer a valuable resource to the Island through their indigenous organization, Sassafras Earth Education, and its mission to connect people...

Writing that flows

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Both before and throughout this crazy pandemic, I’ve been able to experience Moira Silva’s memoir writing workshops. I originally joined because while I have...

Taking action

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There is some dynamic news for anyone who has fallen, or is wary of doing so. Healthy Aging Martha's Vineyard (HAMV), which is a...

Keeping fit and focused

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The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard provides much more than the pool and exercise room. While the pandemic closed them down initially, it turned out...

From Austen to Wharton

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There’s been only one good thing that’s come from the pandemic as far as I’m concerned — Dee Leopold’s fabulously engaging M.V. Library Association...

Visual language

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Three artists exhibit at both the physical and virtual gallery at the West Tisbury library this month in “The Abstract Collective.” While each one’s...

Glassworks: Everything is illuminated

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Walking into Glassworks on its historic property in West Tisbury is magical. The luminescent gallery is filled with the translucent colors of glass objects...

An innkeeper’s tale

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The fourth book in Jean Stone’s Vineyard series, “A Vineyard Crossing,” is every bit as absorbing and moving as her previous books. And all...

Putting something on paper

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We are lucky on two counts with Justen Ahren. First, he is teaching both an introductory “Devotion to Writing” workshop and one specifically for...

Edgartown’s beginnings

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Here’s the thing about the Edgartown 350th anniversary celebration. Edgartown, originally called Great Harbor, had been around for some 30 years before it got...

Understanding aging

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Mary Holmes, supervisor at the Supportive Day Program at the Martha's Vineyard Center for Living, is happy to bring Dementia Friends to the Island....

A trip around the Island

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Thomas Dresser, prolific Island author, has just published a gem of a guidebook, “Schlepping Around Martha’s Vineyard.” The title of the book has a...

One Island, many abilities

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The Martha’s Vineyard Disability Film Festival came about through an enthusiastic synchronicity that led to bringing a shared dream to life. Working with the...

Experience Bryan Collier’s illustrations in Featherstone’s exhibit

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Bryan Collier is one of the stellar artists featured in “From Caldecott to Coretta Scott,” an exhibition of Black children’s book illustrators at Featherstone...

ITW presents ‘Sunday in the Park’

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The show must go on! Well, at least this summer Island Theatre Workshop can do just that. After canceling last year’s musical because of...

Honoring an icon

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By any stretch of the imagination, Delores Stevens, co-founder of Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society and its artistic director until 2019, is a vital...

A story full of humanity

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“Something Wild” by Hanna Halperin is indeed a searingly wild ride with emotional depth that takes us on a tough journey, but one very...
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