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Island-grown art

Pathways Arts kicked off its 2018-19 season last week with two events. Last Tuesday, folks gathered at the Chilmark Tavern for the first of...

Pushing his own envelope

Photographer Harvey J. Beth might be considered a late bloomer. It was only after retiring from a lifetime career in finance (including 25 years...

Wild, wild life

If you stopped by Dilly's Taqueria this past summer, you no doubt noticed some very colorful artwork on the walls. The artist is Island-born-and-raised...

Muralist Margot Datz goes under the sea with latest mural

Living on Martha's Vineyard, we're accustomed to being surrounded by the ocean — specifically the Atlantic Ocean. Now, thanks to the latest mural by...

Blending theater and poetry in ‘Stag’s Leap’

A theater company from Salt Lake City will bring a unique theater experience to the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse this weekend. As devised by Salt...

Brooke Adams’ ‘Delusion by Proxy’ hits close to home

A new play written by actress Brooke Adams takes its title from the two elements that define the story. The dark comedy, which will...

When art imitates life

A new play written by actress Brooke Adams takes its title from the two elements that define the story. The dark comedy, which will...

Bring your appetite to the MV Food & Wine Festival

For over a decade now, the Martha's Vineyard Food & Wine Festival (MVFWF) has brought visitors to the Island — in the form of...

Playhouse set designer exhibits work of a different kind

Artist Lisa Pegnato's work has been on display at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse for many years now. Pegnato is the set designer for the...

Photographer Gwen Norton captures wide-open spaces

Gwen Norton has done a lot of traveling in her life. Recently she decided to turn her globetrotting experiences to a more focused purpose....

Kemp Harris plays a benefit concert this weekend

When asked to describe his musical style, singer and songwriter Kemp Harris says, “Someone once described it as swamp gospel. I don't know what...

Irving Petlin made the world a better place

Artist Irving Petlin, who died at his home in Chilmark earlier this month, led a relatively quiet, low-key life at his summer home on...

Abstract treasures abound at Louisa Gould Gallery’s latest exhibit

The Louisa Gould Gallery on Main Street, Vineyard Haven, is a treasure trove of visual art in all its myriad forms. The gallery offers...

A Gallery brings contemporary art to new location

Contemporary art has found a home in West Tisbury this year with the relocation of A Gallery to State Road. A visit to the...

Raucous musical joy on Circuit Avenue

Every September, once the quiet of the off-season begins to descend, an annual celebration brings color, music, and revelry to the town of Oak...

From Benton to Vytlacil at the Granary Gallery

Recently folks have been making a pilgrimage to the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury specifically to view a single painting — “Going West,” by...

N.Y.C. comes to M.V.

The Vineyard Arts Project (VAP) hosts two New York City–based arts organizations in the coming weeks. Closing out its 2018 season, the dance/theater residency...

Creative expression

The art of Traeger di Pietro is not that easy to define. He works in various styles, rendering wildly different subjects. For the past...

Featherstone celebrates ‘The Beautiful Difference’ in latest exhibit

The current show hanging at the Francine Kelly Gallery in the Art Barn at Featherstone represents something quite different for the arts organization. As...

Cultural nutrition

The Harbor View Hotel was full of activity last weekend as hundreds of people visited a traveling art show that has become a fixture...