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Art co-op Night Heron Gallery features 11 local artists this year

Vineyard Haven’s Night Heron Gallery offers an abundant variety of work by some of the Island’s best local artists and craftsmen. They include jeweler...

Meet one of the most successful recording stars in history

“Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice” tells the story of one of our most successful living recording stars. It plays at the M.V....

International Film Festival spotlights other cultures

Now in its 14th year, the M.V. International Film Festival, playing through Sunday, Sept. 8, brings a welcome bounty of foreign films to the...

Cousen Rose ends the season with a retrospective

Cousen Rose Gallery in Oak Bluffs ends the season with a retrospective that showcases most of its 17 artists. “This was an incredible summer...

Gail Rodney exhibits watercolors, pastels, oils, and collages at Old Sculpin

Longtime Old Sculpin Gallery painter Gail Rodney completes her exhibition of 20 works on Thursday, August 29, and Friday, August 30. This artist works...

Around the world with six days of films

Now in its 14th year, the International Film Festival put on by the M.V. Film Society welcomes the end of the summer season with...

A Civil War sword brings claims the South won in ‘Sword of Trust’

“Sword of Trust,” a goofy satire, opens at the Capawock on Friday, August 23. Viewers may recognize director Lynne Shelton for her mumblecore film,...

Three artists at A Gallery: Kassel, Devine, Baker

Still lifes, photographs, and abstract paintings by three Vineyard artists are sharing space at West Tisbury’s A Gallery. West Tisbury’s Barbara Kassel uses Hermès...

To lie or not to lie is the question in ‘The Farewell’

The story of a Chinese family and their dying grandmother, “The Farewell” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Friday, August 16. Dying doesn’t...

Mike Wallace: The bulldog of broadcast journalism

“Mike Wallace Is Here” closes the M.V. Film Center’s Documentary week on Friday, August 9. It will have a special resonance for Vineyarders, because...

M.V. Film Festival features a full week, including ‘Bedlam’

The M.V. Film Festival, based in Chilmark, enters August with a jam-packed schedule, including the documentary “Bedlam,” about the nation’s mental health crisis.Beginning on...

Jeanette Demeestère pays artistic tribute to women

“Celebrating Women” is the title of Jeanette Demeestère’s new exhibit at the Chilmark library, running August 3 through August 23. It is her fourth...

‘The Great Hack’ — wonder where our data goes?

“The Great Hack,” Netflix’s new documentary, comes to the M.V. Film Center on Saturday, August 3. It plays like a fact-based cross between a...

Jeanne Staples exhibits ‘Working Vineyard’ series at Granary Gallery

Edgartown painter Jeanne Staples has 10 new works on display at West Tisbury’s Granary Gallery. Titled “Fish Gutters and Gas Jockeys,” this handsome new...

‘Pursuing the Dream’: New film festival examines plight of refugees and migrants

The stories of refugees and migrants provide the theme of “Pursuing the Dream,” the M.V. Film Center’s new film festival. It runs Friday, July...

‘Girlfriends’ on female friendships 40 years ago, appeals the same today

In a special one-night event, the M.V. Film Center brings back Claudia Weill’s 1978 hit, “Girlfriends,” on Wednesday, July 24. The director, who divides...

Larry Rivers inspires Elizabeth Langer’s new exhibit

“Larry Rivers: I Love You” is Elizabeth Langer’s new exhibit at the West Tisbury library. Her collages, paintings, and prints will be on display...

Sailing around the world with an all-female crew in ‘Maiden’

A documentary about the first all-women round-the-world sailing crew, “Maiden,” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, July 12. The Maiden competed in...

Exploring today’s issues

Known for its post-film discussions, the M.V. Film Festival has added a new conversational series, “Inwards,” to its summer program. It starts Thursday, July...

Toni Morrison profile comes to the Film Center

“Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am” brings interviews with and commentary on the celebrated African American novelist to the M.V. Film Center starting Friday,...