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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...

Featherstone exhibit features work never before shown at the gallery

When the Featherstone Center for the Arts put out an artists’ call for its 2019 opening show, “My One and Only,” they had no...

Artist Warren Gaines has the Island as his muse

As an artist, Warren Gaines has a very special connection to the scenes he paints. For the past 30 years, the Vineyard native has...

Cleaveland House poets honor one of their own

Judith Neeld of Menemsha has accomplished a lot during her lengthy career as a poet. Five books of her poetry have been published, and...

Feel the love

Pathways will host a pair of Valentine’s Day musical treats for Vineyard audiences in the coming week and a half. On Saturday, Feb. 9,...

Framing the future

In honor of Black History Month, Pathways will exhibit the work of two African American artists at the Chilmark Tavern during the month of...

Dynamic duo

Folk singer Cindy Kallet has come a long way from her first gig playing at a fish-and-chips place in Aquinnah in the 1970s. She's...

Artist Josh Campbell sees the world differently

Most people who are familiar with Josh Campbell know him as a musician. However, the in-demand bass player also creates visual art, some of...

‘On the Same Page’ hits close to home

While any number of writers have chosen the Vineyard as the setting for their novels, the action generally takes place during the summer months,...

What inspired artists in 2018?

Artists often reinvent themselves during the course of their careers. Each step of an artistic evolution can be drastic, or just a slightly different...

Winter wonderland

Winter on the Martha's Vineyard doesn't always mean hunkering down and catching up on your reading. The off-season is an ideal time to explore...

Theater in review: Taking the stage

This past year, as always, local arts organizations provided a fabulous summer of entertainment in all forms. From theater to dance, to comedy and...