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Forum attempts to lift veil on abortion

Despite the torrential rain, heat, and humidity, an enthusiastic audience filled the Whaling Church for “Lifting the Veil: Shame, Secrecy and Abortion on Martha's...

‘Ghetto to Ghetto’

Herb Foster’s “Ghetto to Ghetto: Yiddish & Jive in Everyday Life” makes for fascinating reading, as he takes us through a world of information...

Birthday book

A lot of celebrating was going on at Camp Jabberwocky last Tuesday evening. First and foremost, it was Cy Brigish’s surprise 50th birthday celebration...

Dancing on ice

On August 3 and 4, you don’t want to miss the opportunity to see Le Patin Libre, an unusual contemporary ice-skating dance company from...

Flying high

You don’t need to be an avian aficionado to delight in Rob Bierregaard’s captivating book, “Belle’s Journey: An Osprey Takes Flight,” superbly illustrated by...

Whale of a tale

For anyone who’s ever been fortunate enough to see a behemoth whale in open water, it’s unimaginable that five or six men, in only...

Photographer Dena Porter shows us how to look deeper

Never has it been more important to take time to look deeper. You can do just that during Dena Porter’s new photography show, “Reflections...

Go ahead, indulge

Have you ever justified eating chocolate by saying, “Hey, at least it’s good for me”? Great news, chocolate lovers: Turns out cacao, from which...

Holy Ghost Festival provides a taste of Portuguese heritage

There is no possible way you could have returned home hungry from the Holy Ghost Society’s feast on Saturday, July 21. First and foremost,...

Jammin’ at Jabberwocky

On Friday night, July 13, the standing-room-only audience poured out at the end of “Sister Act,” having seen the fabulous, rollicking, and tongue-in-cheek adaptation...

Raising hope

The second annual fundraising party for World Market Mondays at the West Tisbury Grange Hall took place Monday evening, July 9. Entrance fees, donations,...

He sees stones on the seashore

Longtime Martha’s Vineyard resident Bob Hayden fashions his artwork with ancient forms, the stones that wash up on the shores of Island beaches. “Each...

Vineyard verse

Beautiful weather graced the Featherstone lawn for the summer solstice eve celebration, which was filled with poetry and music, and ended with a ceremonial...

Eating local

There’s something extraordinary about eating on the same land your food comes from. This was the simple premise of Nevette Previd, founder of Farm.Field.Sea.,...

Martha’s Vineyard Sea Salt

Martha’s Vineyard Sea Salt is a Down Island Farm product conceived when Heidi Feldman was happily munching her way through a bag of sea...

Featherstone’s shining jewel

Over the years, there’s been constant inquiry for jewelry-making classes at Featherstone, and while the Island has a plethora of jewelers who could teach...

Changing patterns

Writer, educator, and Chilmark resident Merissa Nathan Gerson will give a presentation at the West Tisbury library on Thursday, June 14, at 4:30 pm....

Vineyard Haven library hosts third annual M.V. Photography Club group show

The Vineyard Haven library is not just a place to read or take out books, but also to view the Island’s third annual Photography...

A study of sisters

Emily Cavanagh, an insightful, evocative author, shared her newest book, “This Bright Beauty” with a rapt audience at the West Tisbury library on a...

Something shady

If you expect wedding bells at Victoria Trumbull’s house for her distant cousin Penny Arbuthnot, you will be sorely disappointed. A dead body hanging...