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Alpaca amore

What do you get when you take a beach stroll with some alpacas and add a couple in love? Well, in some Island cases,...

Kim McCarthy’s photos reveal the beauty of Island nature

Kim McCarthy took a whole year to stop and smell the roses. Her subject matter: landscapes across the Island. “Doing the photography made me...

Richard Limber shines a light in his latest exhibit

Richard Limber’s ink-on-paper works lining the long wall at the Edgartown library shift across the spectrum from descriptive, where you get a sense of...

‘Emperors of the Deep’

Let’s get one thing straight. According to William McKeever in his book “Emperors of the Deep,” sharks are not maneaters — they don’t prey...

“Deep Thoughts from a Shallow Mind” represents wit and wisdom

While C.A.T. O’Daly might have titled her newest collection of spry, short essays “Deep Thoughts From a Shallow Mind,” that mind of hers has...

Michael Johnson brings ‘Joy’ to Island through his photography

Nestled away off the beaten path behind Claudia Jewelry in Vineyard Haven is a little gem of a gallery owned by Michael Johnson, an...

The circus came to Nomans

The kids were indeed flying through the air with the greatest of ease at Nomans last Saturday morning. Sarah Sutin, founder of Alchemy Circus,...

Good Shepherd Parish feeds the hungry

Good Shepherd Parish is determined to make sure no one goes hungry on the Island, and with its Food Baskets-MV program, they’re taking steps...

End-of-summer read

“Love releases in each of us the capacity to be happy.” Perhaps this line more than any other hints at the essence of T....

Meet your Island neighbors in ‘Face Value’ exhibit

Perhaps another title for Dan Waters’ stunning portrait photography show “Face Value” could be “The Value of a Face,” for his works not only...

“Abundance” discusses chaotic Liberian civil war

“Abundance” by Michael Fine is at once a thriller and in a sense, a love story about the essence of love — for other...

Truth and consequences

There are lies, and then there are lies, right? Laurence Gadd says that his engrossing World War II novel, “Lies of War,” came about...

Camp Jabberwocky fills a ‘Cup of Karma’

There was laughter, there were tears, and there was a whole lot of attentive listening going on at the Cup of Karma event last...

Beauty in diversity

Sense of Wonder’s summer camp final celebration is enough to make everyone want to be a kid again — or to have one who...

Traveling Tap Museum will make a stop on the Island

So, the last thing that might come to mind when you think about an institution like a museum is that it might actually come...

A window into Africa through Jennifer Smith Turner’s exhibit

Glorious, lush nature abounds on our green-hued Island, but Jennifer Smith Turner’s exhibition “A Glimpse of Africa” will transport you to a very different...

‘Picture’ the Ag Fair in new museum exhibit

Amid all the merry-making of August, the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair offers something joyous for absolutely everybody with its whirlwind of colors, smells, activity,...

Oak Bluffs by the book

“In June 1955, the automobile trip from Long Island, New York, to Oak Bluffs Martha’s Vineyard, was a journey … Today’s four hour, 250-mile...

Artists of every level exhibit at the annual All-Island Art Show

Calling all emerging artists! That’s the annual invitation to participate in the All-Island Art Show, gloriously set around the perimeter of the Tabernacle in...

Robert Hauck builds layer upon layer in his abstract images

Looking takes time, and time is central to Rob Hauck’s artwork. What pulls you in is its multiple layers, the way he builds up...