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Vineyard variety

This year, in lieu of its annual summer gala, the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse is hosting a virtual benefit featuring many of the actors, writers,...

Cousen Rose Gallery welcomes new artists into the fold

The Cousen Rose Gallery in Oak Bluffs is open for business as usual. The popular Circuit Ave. gallery will continue to feature a wide...

Art and ideals

Actress Brooke Adams may be best known for her appearances in a variety of movies (including “Days of Heaven” and “Invasion of the Body...

Trio of Island galleries welcome visitors to summer exhibits

This summer, it may be harder to find indoor things to do on the Island, but luckily, art lovers won't be at a loss...

55Plus: Passion for painting

Edgartown resident Olga Church has an impressive list of accomplishments to her credit. After earning a doctorate in nursing from the University of Illinois,...

Kara Taylor brings her experiences to life on canvas

For the past six years, artist Kara Taylor has been splitting her time between the Vineyard and South Africa, creating images inspired by her...

Louisa Gould Gallery sails into summer with first exhibit of the season

The Louisa Gould Gallery has officially opened for the summer season. Last Monday, June 8, the first day that Phase 2 allowed for galleries...

Island life

Anyone familiar with the village of Menemsha surely knows the tiny Harbor Craft Shop next to the Bite, which operated for decades under the...

Now playing

To be effective, a play must set a tone, develop characters, and tell a complete story with a beginning, middle, and end — not...

Still keeping the light on

The slogan for the Pathways Arts program is “Keeping a Light On in Chilmark.” This statement reflects the fact that the up-Island community generally...

Karma, with cake

It wasn't Anja May's birthday, or any type of special occasion for that matter, so she was a bit surprised to find a cake...

Artisans go online

If you're afraid that you'll be missing out on the opportunity to shop the work of local artists and artisans this summer, not to...

Art of flowers

Despite the shutdown, nature is still thriving, as witnessed by the spectacle of spring flowers blooming everywhere, including in the digital domain. The Featherstone...

Artists celebrate virtual ArtWeek

Like many arts initiatives ArtWeek, an annual tradition that began in 2013 in Boston and expanded to a statewide celebration two years ago, has...

The show must go on

Their physical space may be closed up tight, but the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse is still producing entertainment — of the at-home nature of course....

Creativity in the time of Covid-19

Some people are accustomed to working in isolation — visual artists, for instance. While many Islanders are looking for ways to fill their days,...

Coronavirus Chronicles: A view from the epicenter

The streets of Manhattan are eerily quiet these days, but at 7 every evening that all changes. It often catches me off guard. Hours...

Let’s go to the movies

While many Islanders are finding themselves with too much time on their hands, Richard Paradise, executive director of the M.V. Film Society, has been...

Top picks from Island film aficionados

You've run through every episode of “Tiger King” — now what? Social isolation may prove a great time to catch up on some of...

Art is a journey

For Julianna Sophia, making art is an experience as much as an outcome, a journey as much as a destination. “My objective is to...