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Island galleries open their doors for the season

Memorial Day weekend generally heralds the kickoff to the summer gallery season and, with the addition of new artists at some of the established...

More than pretty petals

There's a lot more than pretty pictures to this year's Art of Flowers show at Featherstone. Along with over 100 works of art, the...

Nurturing creativity

Photographer Alison Shaw is turning the walls of her gallery over to the work of students of her Advanced Mentorship program through May 24....

The right space

If you've recently walked by the building across from the bowling alley on Uncas Avenue — the space that previously housed A Gallery —...

Putting the pieces together

Most Vineyarders know of Jenik Munafo Khelalfa as co-owner and baker for the Little House Cafe. However, the Vineyard native also has a history...

Let the solo shows begin

The Martha's Vineyard Playhouse will open its 2019 season of live theater with a series of solo shows throughout the month of May. Kicking...

LGBTQ Spectrum Film Festival is a community effort

There's a lot more to the upcoming Spectrum Film Festival, hosted by the M.V. Film Society, than just movies. This year the festival has...

Tunes traveler Ned Rothenberg will play at Pathways

Musician and composer Ned Rothenberg, who will perform this weekend at Pathways at the Chilmark Tavern, doesn't care for labels. Describing his particular blend...

Two artists, one new up-Island gallery

Two well-known Vineyard artists have joined forces to establish their own up-Island gallery. In March, Abe Pieciak and Brandon Newton opened the doors to...

Night Heron welcomes three new artists and artisans

When the Night Heron Gallery reopens for the year this weekend, the cooperative will feature the work of three new artists and artisans. Adding...

Artist Norma Bridwell’s first Island exhibit explores her talent and vision

If Norma Bridwell was apprehensive about showing her artwork to a Vineyard audience for the first time, her fears were unfounded. Now hanging at...

At home with Sophia Brush Warren of Vineyard Decorators

Growing up, Sophia Brush Warren never imagined she would live on Martha’s Vineyard as an adult. However, after establishing herself in a successful corporate...

Sean Roach’s paintings tell a contemporary story

It's appropriate that artist Sean Roach's first Island exhibit of his work is happening at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse. Not only is Roach a...

What’s in a name?

In the mid-1990s the Meetinghouse Center for the Arts moved to its current home on the site of the former Featherstone Farm — a...

Language of movement

“Welcome to the future of dance,” proclaims the Minneapolis Star Tribune in writing about Bridgman/Packer Dance. What that paper's reviewer is referring to is...

Artist Heather Von Herbruck’s paintings reflect her mindset

Heather Von Herbruck of Vineyard Haven has a favorite quote: “She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look...

For photographer Albert Fischer, Island scenes soothe the soul

If anyone has a close, personal connection with up-Island areas of Martha's Vineyard, it would be Albert O. Fischer. A 12th-generation Islander, he was...

Appreciation: Guy Webster

Guy Webster, who died earlier this month, was known internationally as a rock ’n’ roll and celebrity photographer who was responsible for many of...

Walker Roman’s Vineyard scenes included in Vermont exhibit

The Island's own Walker Roman is among a handful of artists whose work is currently on exhibit at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center...

Dig out your dancing shoes

What if a band managed to combine a few of the world's most danceable forms of music into one unique mix? Well, that band...