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Homage to African American poets

Langston Hughes, the Harlem Renaissance poet, author, and social activist, is just one of a handful of poets whom writer Wallace Bullock honors in...

Shine a light

Ksenia Meleshko is one Vineyarder who doesn't mind the cold and snow. The native of the Eastern European country Belarus welcomes the wintry weather,...

Stretching their acting muscles

In the Tony and Olivier awardwinning play “God of Carnage,” an informal get-together gradually degenerates into full-on hostility, even violence, as two sophisticated upper-middle-class...

The right whales

With only about 400 individuals remaining in the world, the North Atlantic right whale is one of the most endangered marine animals. One of...

Art among friends

Stephen Engley has been drawing since childhood, and although he's experimented with painting and other media, drawing is still his first love. “I'm kind...

Cooney’s characters

As a teenager, Dan Cooney visited the Comic-Con convention in San Diego, and he knew he had found his path as an artist. He...

Love and tragedy

War and empire-building are two things that Nicole Galland mentions when describing the themes of Shakespeare’s play “Antony and Cleopatra.” She completes that summary...

Max Decker does his chores

When artist and musician Max Decker was looking for the perfect denim jacket — something sturdy and practical — he decided the best approach...

On tap at the M.V. Playhouse

Need a little entertainment in the off-season? The Martha's Vineyard Playhouse keeps its doors open all winter long to bring Vineyarders a variety of...

Motion pictures

The month of January is dedicated to dance at the Pathways Gathering Space in Chilmark. On Jan. 11 and 12, the arts organization will...

Photojournalist Allen Green has an eye for good stories and photos

As a photojournalist Allen Green spent a lifetime traveling around the world, documenting moments in history. His work has appeared in numerous prestigious journals...

2019 Art on the Vineyard

New artists, new galleries, established artists exploring new directions — 2019 was an exciting year in the Martha's Vineyard art scene. From the dozens...

The year in entertainment 2019

As always, Vineyarders and visitors were kept hopping from venue to venue this past year to catch a wide variety of options in theater,...

Dynamic duo

 Husband and wife Isaiah Phillips and Claire Phelan are both true DIY types, and both are committed to taking sustainability to heart. Phillips uses...

Events abound at Christmas in Edgartown

When the snow starts to fall over the winter quiet towns and villages of Martha's Vineyard, one can almost imagine walking the streets of...

Gift of Art: An Island Art Show at the Carnegie

If you haven't yet made a visit to the Carnegie in Edgartown, now is the time. During the annual Christmas in Edgartown celebration, the...

Sargent Gallery spotlight

Felicia Murray, one of the photographers spotlighted in Sargent Gallery's current exhibition, refers to herself as an intuitive photographer. “In my experience, photographing is instinctual,”...

Natural world

The driving force behind much of artist Jannette Vanderhoop's work is a desire to educate people to respect nature through art. “I have always...

Happy holidays from Featherstone

For 20 years, the Featherstone Center for the Arts has wrapped up its yearlong programming with the Holiday Gift Show — an event that...

Beautiful, and affordable, artwork in annual ‘Small Wonders’ show

Every year Louisa Gould gifts her loyal followers with a show featuring more affordable works by some of her most popular artists. The “Small...