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Om My God! Michael Domitrovich’s Monday Night Special

A mantra of oms lies at the heart of "Lotus Feet," a play by Michael Domitrovich, certain to pack The Vineyard Playhouse on Monday, Aug. 22.

Documentary on Skip Gates arrest showing in Oak Bluffs

"The Presumption of Guilt" is a documentary based on Oak Bluffs summer resident Charles Ogletree's 2010 best seller book of the same name.

“Clash of Innocents” plunges readers into modern Cambodia

Novelist, poet, and Chilmark summer resident Sue Guiney's novel, "A Clash of Innocents," tells a story of life in modern Cambodia.

Filmgoers debate Cape Wind after “Cape Spin” screening

Emotions ran high at a Q&A session following a sneak preview of the documentary, "Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle," on August 2.

Punk rock, James Taylor & Berlin Olympics

Two music documentaries, an intriguing sports-history film, and a repeat showing of the "Charlotte" headline the coming week's summer series.

Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival kicks off

MVAAFF enters its ninth year on the Vineyard when it opens Tuesday, Aug. 9. The Festival runs for five days, ending on Saturday, Aug. 13.

Upcoming flicks at Martha’s Vineyard film series

Filmgoers can enjoy two Island-relevant documentaries and an Israeli romantic comedy at the Island's summer film series this coming week.

Upcoming flicks at Vineyard theaters

Three high-quality movies will keep the Island's film buffs busy this coming week: "Page One," "Anita," and "Le Quattro Volte."

Playing with fire: Martina Fajkuska lights up the Vineyard

The 33-year-old Czech Republic native has taught herself how to dance with fire in performances that are dramatic and beautiful.

Upcoming screenings at Vineyard film groups

Three very different films, each putting a face on the complex world of the Middle East, will play on-Island in the coming week.

What’s coming up at Vineyard film fests

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society opens its summer series on July 12 with Werner Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs.

Sylvia Earle & “Mission Blue” at Chilmark Community Center

Oceanographer Sylvia Earle will join MVFF for scenes from "Mission Blue," Menemsha summer resident Bob Nixon's documentary-in-progress.

Lineup at Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival & Hebrew Center

Chilmark's Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF) launches its regular adult summer series on Wednesday, June 29, with "Buck."

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center launches Summer Series

The Summer Institute Film Series of the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center starts its season with "Wo Ai Ni, Mommy" ("I Love You" in Mandarin).

Sobering look at nuclear waste with Martha’s Vineyard Film Society

Western civilization has already produced between 200,000 and 300,000 tons of nuclear waste, and that amount is growing rapidly.

Time to register: Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

About to enter its second year, the Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing plans to provide training this summer to 23 individuals looking for craft-based lessons in improving their writing and getting published.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Sixty and the City”

When veteran Israeli documentary-maker Nili Tal turned 60, she decided it was time to partner up again after years as a single woman.

Barney – The quintessential Canadian boychick

Get ready to meet Barney Panofsky, the Montreal-based, lovable bupkis who charms and disarms, in the comedy, "Barney's Version," screening at the Katharine Cornell Theatre on Saturday, May 28, under the auspices of the Martha's Vineyard Film Society.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Bomber”

A family road trip turns into a disaster of comic — if hardly epic — proportions in the British comedy, "Bomber," playing at the Katharine Cornell Theatre on Saturday, May 14, with the Martha's Vineyard Film Society.

“His and Hers” and “Queen to Play” screen on Martha’s Vineyard

Mother's Day weekend brings two cinematic love notes about women to the Island.