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Uncomfortable truths

With the issue of racism in America rising to the forefront of the national news, a talk scheduled for this coming weekend could not...

Comfort meets classic

Angela Sison of Conrado fashions describes her design style as “a city-to-beach-inspired curated line of women's essentials.” The designer certainly has a background that...

Literary Waterloos

We all have one: that book — classic or otherwise — that just defeated us. No matter how determined we may have been to...

Water for art

Living on an Island has clearly had an influence on the work of artist Debby Rosenthal. Since switching her medium from pastels to acrylics,...

A New Year, a new you

Winter is a time to a) sit at home and reflect — preferably in front of the TV or computer screen — or b)...

A look at notable exhibits and artists in 2017

The Vineyard art scene is alive and well, as evidenced by the abundance of exciting artists — both nationally known and locally famous —...

Performers from near and far visited in 2017

Theater, dance, and film lovers enjoyed a stellar season of entertainment in 2017. Island organizations brought exciting performers from all around the globe, and...

Welcome 2018: Out with the old in, with the new

This has been a trying and frustrating year for many, and if you're ready to kiss 2017 goodbye with a flourish, there are a...

Finding the fantastic

Cody Jephcote of West Tisbury is an artist of opportunity — not at all in the negative sense of the word. He doesn't seek...

Do you hear what I hear?

Holiday music — you either love it or hate it, but if your sentiments run towards the former, there are plenty of ways to...

Lighting up the night

If you drive through Ocean Park to check out the holiday light display on a weekend evening, you might think there's a serious short-circuit...

How sweet it is

“I’m not sure what it is about islands and fudge shops, but it seems to be a marriage made in confectionary heaven,” says Mike...

Artists and the environment at Sargent Gallery

For her final show of the 2017 season, Saturday, Dec. 16, Megan Sargent of the Sargent Gallery in Aquinnah is spotlighting a few artists...

Art of giving: Louisa Gould Gallery hosts holiday sale

Every holiday season for the past nine years, the Louisa Gould Gallery has hosted a special exhibit offering small, well-priced treasures for art lovers,...

Passion with purpose

When James W. Jennings graduated from high school (with top honors), the headmaster of the boarding school called him a Renaissance man. At this...

Who needs a sleigh?

They may not be your typical elves — not quite the adorable pointy-hat-wearing sprites that you imagine when you picture Santa's workshop — but...

Artful giving

The opening of the Featherstone Holiday Gift Show has become the Vineyard equivalent of a Black Friday big-box store event. Many Islanders begin their...

A Gallery show focuses on women, empowered

A Gallery's final show of 2017 spotlights two Island artists who are honoring women through the lens of a camera and a video recorder,...

Artisans pop up at Pathways

Pathways at the Chilmark Tavern will be hosting a pop-up shop over the Thanksgiving weekend. On offer will be paintings, photos, and work by...

‘Thank You for Your Service’

When West Tisbury resident and Vietnam veteran Steve Maxner hears someone express their appreciation for serving his country, he has conflicting feelings. “When people...