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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.

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.

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.

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.

Unique Viewpoint: Marshall Pratt

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

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.

The art of politics

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

Poets Michelson and Tannenbaum at Featherstone

Nationally recognized poets Richard Michelson and Judith Tannenbaum will read from their work at Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs on Thursday, August 19.

History and craft: Saltwater Gallery

Step into Ashley Medowski's Saltwater Gallery on Lambert's Cove Road, and you've entered the magic world of a self-proclaimed jerry-rigger extraordinaire.

Martha’s Vineyard film series come to an end

In a tribute to long-time Island summer resident Jules Feiffer, the Martha's Vineyard Film Society screens the Jack Nicholson/Art Garfunkel 1971 classic, "Carnal Knowledge," on Saturday, August 21 at the Katharine Cornell Theatre.

At the movies: Chinese migrants, Holocaust hero, and unconventional family

"Killing Kasztner: the Jew Who Dealt with Nazis," concludes the Summer Institute Film Series of the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven on Sunday, August 15.

Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival

Entering its eighth year, the Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival (MVAAFF) began screening works at the Mansion House in Vineyard Haven yesterday, August 11, and will continue through Saturday, August 14.

Frances Perkins documentary

Many documentary films earn fireworks on their release, then disappear as fast as the pyrotechnics.

Home is where the art is

Art in the home becomes a crucial component to its interior decoration — embellishing, creating focal points, and defining the personality of a room.

“The Western Front”

Each of the three films presented this week by Island film societies address issues of manhood, although from very different perspectives.