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Portraits by three artists at Kara Taylor Gallery

“People You Know, People You Don’t Know” is the title of a new exhibit at the Kara Taylor Gallery in Chilmark. The portraits of...

Deaf family life depicted in ‘CODA’

“CODA” plays at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center on Friday, August 27, and continues Saturday, August 28, and Monday, August 30. The acronym stands...

Artist Jeanne Staples is drawn to many subjects

Edgartown artist Jeanne Staples ended her exhibition at the Granary Gallery a few weeks ago, and there are still a few works on display....

Celebrating Ellis Haizlip in ‘Mr. Soul!’

The documentary “Mr. Soul!” about Ellis Haizlip, comes to the M.V. Film Center for one night on Tuesday, August 24, with director Melissa Haizlip...

Lane Gregory is an artist with many skills

“Fashion, Flowers, Fruit & Fantasy” is an apt title for Oak Bluffs artist Lane Gregory’s work on display at the Vineyard Playhouse Art Space....

‘Respect’ is a spectacular tribute to Aretha Franklin

“Respect,” the Aretha Franklin musical bio that previewed on Friday, July 30, at the M.V. African American Film Festival, opens officially on Friday, August...

M.V. African American Film Festival previews Aretha Franklin film

This year’s 19th annual M.V. African American Film Festival had a spectacular start with a preview of “Respect,” the much-anticipated musical biography of the...

Three documentaries are coming back

Documentary week at the M.V. Film Center ends this Friday, August 6, with two important film shorts about the role of clothing in two...

‘Respect’ and more

The M.V. African American Film Festival returns to the Island for its 19th year. Beginning on Friday, August 6, it runs for nine days,...

Film about Anthony Bourdain headlines Doc Week

“Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain,” directed by Morgan Neville, kicks off the M.V. Film Society’s Documentary Festival on Monday, August 2. Included is...

Story of an African American artist

“Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts,” an excellent prelude to the M.V. Film Center’s upcoming Documentary Festival, comes to the Film Center on Sunday, July 25....

‘Queen Bees’ offers a comedy buzz

“Queen Bees,” a rom-com for seniors, is playing at the M.V. Film Center. In it, four women are living in Pine Manor, a senior...

A summer of fun films outdoors at Featherstone

The M.V. Film Society’s outdoors film series plays on Wednesdays in July and August at Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs. Now...

Legendary ‘Summer of Soul’ returns

“The Summer of Soul,” the prizewinning documentary about the six-week festival of Black music held the summer of 1969, returns to the M.V. Film...

Broadway comes to the drive-in

Broadway Week comes to Chilmark’s M.V. Film Festival and the drive-in at YMCA next Wednesday, June 30. Starting with the classic 1961 “West Side...

Music festival comes to M.V. Film Center and online

From “Long Strange Trip” to “Summer of Soul,” the M.V. Film Center launches the popular Filmmusic Festival this weekend. Seven films will play. ‘Long Strange...

One baby-to-be, no wedding

“Together Together,” a comic tale about surrogate parenting, plays Thursday, June 17, at the M.V. Film Center. The film narrates the story from the...

The story of an extreme skier and jumper

“Super Frenchie,” a documentary about French-born extreme skier Matthias Giraud, is playing virtually at the M.V. Film Society. With summer weather arriving on the...

MVFF drive-in series is back for summer

The popular drive-in movie series returns to the Island this summer, sponsored by Chilmark’s M.V. Film Festival in collaboration with the YMCA of Martha’s...

Swimming with a friendly octopus

“My Octopus Teacher” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, June 4, and also screens on Tuesday, June 8, for World Ocean Day....
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