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Abby Remer

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Let their light shine

Laura Jordan’s enchanting voice entices everyone within earshot. I first heard it on a recent Tuesday when I sat in on the first of...

Amirah Sacket combines hip-hop dance and Islamic themes

We were seated onstage at the PAC, creating an intimate three-sided space for Amirah Sackett and her seven dancers from the Island community to...

Qi Gong serves self and others

I walked into Pathways Saturday afternoon shaking off the drenching rain, with no preconceived notions of what the next hour would bring. I met...

Bringing 20somethings together

Alexandra Bullen, founder of Oyster MV, is a young mover and doer. I met her when I attended a free showing of “The Nightmare...

Power in elements

Regina Powers interweaves her healing journey, patient case studies, and a strong belief in traditional Chinese medicine in her book, “What Color Is Your...

Sioux Eagle closes Vineyard Haven storefront

Local jewelry designer Sioux Eagle is in the middle of an exciting transition. She closed her Vineyard Haven storefront, Sioux Eagle Designs, at the...

What to do?

OK, so if all the gifts have been opened and you’re stymied on what to do, there is a plethora of options for you...

Feeding Island families

Betty Burton couldn’t be more passionate and determined to bring holiday food to those in need through the Family-to-Family Holiday Food Basket program, which...

Using music and art to support those with memory loss

Have you stood in the middle of a room and wondered what you were looking for? Have you ever forgotten your best friend’s name,...

Art class with Miss Lani

My wish when leaving Miss Lani’s art class at the Island Children’s School was that she’d soon give one for us adults. It was...

Teens tackle snapping selfies at workshop

What pulled 11 kids ages 12 to 15 into the Oak Bluffs library on Friday, Nov. 16, at 3:30 pm, when they could have...

Pick up a uke

Despite the cold, pitch-black evening, 13 spry, spirited men and women gathered together for their weekly ukulele jam. Walking in the door of the...

Light in the darkness

There aren’t many of us who love that it gets dark so early, starting with the time change in November. Then right on the...

Are you listening?

I am hard put to convey the exquisite intensity of Susan Stein’s stunning performance of a play simply titled “Etty.” So seamless was her...

Neighbors helping neighbors

If it takes a village to raise a child, here on the Vineyard it’s the community that helps Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard do its...

True romance

Have you ever had an unlikely coincidence occur in your life, against all odds? An experience where you were astounded at the synchronicity of...

Reading the Bard

“All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in...

Getting in on the ground floor

Want to be an angel? What you don’t want to do is jump in on a whim and the allure of big bucks. Yes,...

Keeping up with the DAR

So what image pops to mind when you hear the name Daughters of the American Revolution? A longtime member of the Martha’s Vineyard DAR...

Bring your imagination

All you need is the will and your body will follow, allowing you to thoroughly enjoy Jesse Keller Jason’s adult community dance class at...