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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...

Serious eating

Don’t be fooled, Ed Levine’s book “Serious Eater: A Food Lover’s Perilous Quest for Pizza and Redemption” is not a recipe book — although...

Learning by doing

Something new is afloat. While the Black Dog Tall Ships will continue to run the education programs for all Island schoolchildren, an exciting new...

Family ties

“‘Baby B’ was our brother, and he’d been dead all our lives. For a long time I thought I’d see him again, but by...

Dena Porter’s new photo exhibit urges us to take action

While Dena Porter’s new photography show “Come Together: Reflections on the National Political Scene” may be small in number, it’s long on impact. Her...

Summer camp kids are all grown up

It was clearly “a night to remember” at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum‘s first St. Pierre School of Sport Reunion. The camp moved into the...

More Island voices

Reading “Vineyard Voices Three” is like entering a robust cocktail party with some 76 engrossing people from all walks of life here on the...

Keeping the past alive

If you want to get a taste of Edgartown’s seafaring days, then I suggest the Edgartown Harbor Tour by the Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust,...