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Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard and M.V. Film Festival team up

Opening the New Year with a tripleheader, MVFF will begin with a program of animated and live-action shorts for children as part of their winter series, Family. Film. Feast.

Benton, Pollock, and their Martha’s Vineyard connection

"Tom and Jack: The Intertwined Lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock" by Henry Adams, Bloomsbury, 2009, 390 pp.

Two showings by Martha’s Vineyard film organizations

Island filmgoers have a choice of two film events this weekend.

Love and marriage in “Monica and David”

The two central characters in Alexandra Codina's film, "Monica & David," bring more than the ordinary number of obstacles to a successful marriage, but lack of love is certainly not one of them.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society presents “Strongman”

Stanless Steel is one of the strongest men in the world. See him, in film, at the Katharine Cornell Theatre Nov. 13 in Zach Levy's documentary, "Strongman."

“Animals A-Z”

Two years of artwork by children ages three to eight done at Featherstone Center for the Arts has been combined into a book, "Animals A-Z."

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Father of My Children”

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society will bring the award-winning French film, "Father of My Children," to the Katharine Cornell Theatre on Saturday, Nov.

“Good Eggs” by Phoebe Potts

Phoebe Potts, "Good Eggs: A Memoir," HarperCollins, 2010, 251 pp.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society: “Samson and Delilah”

Australian filmmaker Warwick Thornton captures a segment of his nation's Aborigine culture with heartbreaking beauty in "Samson and Delilah," playing Saturday, October 16, at the Katharine Cornell Theatre.

French comedy “Let It Rain” at Katharine Cornell Theatre

Bad weather refuses to dampen spirits in French director Agnes Jaoui's new film, "Let It Rain.

M.V. Film Society screens “Ondine”

We can all use a dose of escapism in these dark economic times, and Irish writer/director Neil Jordan serves up a deliciously romantic film "Ondine.

Leslie Baker shows in Boston

West Tisbury painter Leslie Baker is one of a select few Vineyard artists who belong to Boston's prestigious Copley Society of Art.

Color your yard with fall plants

Fall arrives with a whole new range of colors and choices that Vineyard gardeners can employ. Four of the Island's gardening centers offer their advice.

Manhattan Short Film Festival: You be the judge

Island moviegoers will help select the winning entry from 10 international finalists in the Manhattan Short Film Festival this Friday, September 24 or Saturday, September 25.

Multi-media Artists

Around the turn of the century, Picasso and Braque coined the term "collage" for mixed-media art, but artists have been adding unexpected objects to their work practically as long as art has been created.

Actor Matthew Modine Headlines 5th International Film Festival

More than 50 international films promise to pack more on-Island punch this weekend than Earl did.

Despite all, a lively Artisans Festival

Earl, the hurricane that fizzled, didn't stop the 15th annual M.

The fascinating world of Enos Ray

Enter the world of Oak Bluffs painter Enos Ray and you will discover two parts soft-spoken Southern gentleman, three parts volcanic imagination and five parts artistic talent.

Unique Viewpoint: Marshall Pratt

Few concepts matter as much in photography as how the photographer frames the image.

The art of politics

When the President vacations on Martha's Vineyard, Island art turns into a political celebration.