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Staying on-Island?

Didn’t the kids just have holiday break? Don’t want them to drive you to distraction inside the house? Well, the Island has come to...

Mindful knitting

You probably couldn’t find a more peaceful and enjoyable way to spend a productive two hours on Monday afternoons than with the Mindful Knitting...

Students serve seniors a Valentine’s Day feast

What could be more joyful for Valentine’s Day than spending it with good friends over fine dining while being serenaded by inspiring music —...

Mothers and daughters

Local author Kate Hancock captures the minute details of the unfolding family drama in “The Baggage Car: A Journey of Remembrance.” The "baggage" is...

Heralds of history

Have you wondered about the goings-on inside our new Martha’s Vineyard Museum up on the hill? Well, amid the hubbub of getting the exhibits...

Coffee and climate conversation

Mocha Mott’s gave away free coffee on Sunday, Jan. 27, to anyone attending the Climate Café, which, besides the public, included Richard Andre and...

‘Sophie Last Seen’

The central character in Marlene Adelstein’s book isn’t even there. Six years after losing her daughter Sophie, her mother Jesse’s entire life revolves around...

How to become a grants wizard

Updated 3/4, 3:20 pmKathie Olsen of Kathie Olsen Consults is indeed a grants wizard, and on Monday, Feb. 11, the Oak Bluffs library...

Pen and paper

Ah, to be a teen again. Well, even if those weren’t your favorite years, now would be a good time to be one, because...

The drawing board

Who better to lead a cartooning workshop for teens than Ryan Barr, who began cartooning in his own childhood? “When kids were playing soccer...

Chowder and Chat

There really is no ordinary day at USCG Station Menemsha, that’s what I discovered at the Chilmark library’s Chowder and Chat Saturday noontime series....

Cooking with Carolina

Here’s a riddle: How do you cook your food submerged in water but never have any water touch the ingredients? A hungry group last...

Angel voices

You might think you stepped into a small choir of angels, but the women in Martha’s Vineyard’s Threshold Choir are very real and of...

Dance your way to fitness

I’ve got the perfect solution to the winter blues. If you’re tired of your same old workout and you want a little fun when...

Nathan Luce’s ‘Graven Images’ is complex and full of layers

There is nothing morbid about Nate Luce’s fascinating exhibition, “Graven Images,” at the Chilmark library. While his theme is serious, the art is curious,...

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...