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Paintings that pack an emotional punch

Frances McGuire’s paintings are intimate images of, as she says, modest, manmade structures that relate to a sense of place. They are “portraits” —...

Mother and son

Depression and suicide are no laughing matter, but the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse’s production of “Every Brilliant Thing” is far from sad. Ostensibly it takes...

Finding freedom

Sally Cabot Gunning’s compelling novel “Painting The Light” doesn’t just get the colors of Martha’s Vineyard right, but her prose gets every nuance in...

Color and light

Walking into self-taught artist Richard Lee’s light- and color-filled exhibition, “Life in Reverse: The Remarkable World of Richard Lee,” is to enter his wild,...

Sailing into their futures

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Who wouldn’t be envious of the eight students from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and one lifelong learner from Martha's Vineyard who sailed...

Venturing out again

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The Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living is bustling with an exciting new program for outdoor social events in the community. When COVID hit, they...

Yard work

Chloe Jones, the Yard’s executive director, is brimming with good news. While the winter-spring season included three residencies, two of which happened in the...

Wild, wild life

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Although open year-round, this summer Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, with its more than 200 acres of varying, alluring terrain, is gearing up for some...

‘Tangled Vines’

“Tangled Vines, Island Crimes” is a ripping good tale. This is no summer romance or breezy beach read. Its dark storyline takes place after...

ThRough the pandemic

Walking through the rabbit hole is exactly what the pandemic experience has been like — an altered reality not unlike attending the Mad Hatter’s...

The show must go on

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The mantra behind the Peter Luce Play Readers group, long hosted live by the Tisbury Senior Center until the pandemic hit, is “The show...

A Vineyard tale

Having read T. Elizabeth Bell’s “Goats in the Time of Love,” I was thrilled to dive into her newest jewel, “Counting Chickens: A Martha’s...

Still running on time

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If you want to get to and from Chappaquiddick, that beloved little island (and sometimes peninsula) a short distance from Edgartown, you’ll need to...

Coping skills

Seems to me there couldn’t be a better time for a book for kids about an appealing and easy way to handle stress, as...

Happy trails

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Things are hopping for the staff at The Trustees of Reservations. One of the remarkable things about the organization is how much they have...

Live and learn

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Michael Tougias is a prolific New York Times bestselling author and co-author, with more than 30 books to his name. Even though his newest...

Keep the music coming

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The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society has an exciting new concert premiering March 20, with a quartet of young musicians from the New England...

Support your local artist

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What do Edgartown’s Slough Farm and Chilmark’s the Yard share in common? Interestingly, they overlap in the performing arts, although each in their own...

From Morocco to Martha’s Vineyard

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Feeling a little antsy? Not doing much international traveling recently? A visit to Morocco is at your fingertips at Silver Sahara’s website, silversahara.com, or...

Island women tell their stories

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Linsey Lee is the oral history curator at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum. Having conducted interviews with people on the Vineyard for more than 30...
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