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Choral magic

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Three Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) music students achieved a pretty lofty honor recently. After a highly competitive audition process, high school junior...

Art, cuttlefish, and octopi

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West Tisbury resident, and MVRHS senior, Samantha Warren (Sam) is a born-and-raised Islander. A coworker recently introduced me to Sam’s photography, and it captured...

In the kitchen with Dan Kelleher

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Each month, I meet with Island chefs and home cooks and watch them work their culinary magic. Best part? I get to enjoy the...

Wood works

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Woodworker Nicolas Esposito grew up in Scituate, and moved to the Vineyard with his wife Casey about four years ago. His interest in woodworking...

Tails from the heart

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Married couple Cay Piasecka and Heather Mangione moved to the Island in 2019, and are the happy owners of Al Fresco Tails, a dog-walking...

Winter’s crossing

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With early morning sunlight glinting off the chop in Vineyard Haven Harbor, Winter Muric descends the ramp from the ferry and rushes to catch...

Creative camp at Sense of Wonder

The mission of Sense of Wonder Creations (SOWC) is to educate young people, through creative arts, on how they can make a difference in...

Passion projects

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Lani Carney, known as Miss Lani by her students, is passionate about teaching. “I was a college professor for many years. My whole life...

Big dreams at the Cozy Corner Cafe

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Igor (Iggy) Vukoje is a bit of a Renaissance man. Owner of both the Cozy Corner Cafe and Vineyard Wash in Edgartown, he also...

In the Kitchen with Tina Miller

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Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series called “In the Kitchen with…” Each month we’ll meet up with an Island chef...

Wooly world

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The history of fiber arts on the Vineyard runs deep. Sheep were brought to the Island by European settlers as early as the 1600s....

A kitchen match at Fire Catering

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Fire Catering is owned by husband and wife Jeffrey and Viktoriya (“Vika”) Duarte. The name of their new business feels apropos, as the spark...

Creative space at Haven

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Haven is a coworking space in Vineyard Haven that was co-founded by Alexandra Bullen Coutts, Makenzie Brookes, Marquetta Drakes, and Nevette Previd in 2018....

Off-season dancing and music gets us moving

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As a child, I loved to dance. I took ballet lessons for a while, but quit because I was afraid of the dance instructor...

60 years of summer fun

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Nature abounds on the Vineyard. We’re surrounded by rolling hills, amazing rocks, red cliffs, marshland, two wildlife sanctuaries, and miles of coastline. According to...

Jewelry Makers: A little sparkle

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The Island is known for summoning creatives. We’re surrounded by musicians, writers, dancers, actors, photographers, comedians, and visual artists who work in a variety...

Acupuncture: Pins and needles

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Needles. Did you just wince a little, reading that word? We often associate needles with vaccines, blood draws, and root canals. Yet in acupuncture,...

The KonMari Method: Let it go

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Do you have a catchall room where you stash piles of belongings? Maybe your entire house has become a catchall. If so, the Netflix...

Young at art

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Aquinnah resident Claus Smith is a sophomore at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS), and is already quite the seasoned potter. Although Smith took...

Humor is medicine

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I often hear people say that we could all use a little humor in our lives, especially in this day and age. But I...