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Pondering the pandemic

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The act of writing — whether it be a novel or just a personal journal — can be a therapeutic undertaking. And we can...

Celebrating the solstice

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With mid-December marking the turning point toward the lengthening of the days, the winter solstice is certainly something to celebrate. This year, in lieu...

Christmas in Edgartown, 2020 style

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Borrowing the lyrics from the popular Johnny Mathis holiday classic, we really do “Need a Little Christmas Now,” and though they've had to scale...

Visions of home

Artist Kenneth Vincent's deep Island roots are reflected in the luminous landscapes he creates, capturing the fields and shorelines that his ancestors fished and...

Homecoming

Artist Stephen Engley's family left the Vineyard when he was only 3 years old. Three decades later, after growing up in the Boston area...

Pottery made with function and beauty in mind

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The setting is appropriate. Merry Farm Pottery studio and gallery is accessed by traveling a third of a mile down a (well-maintained) dirt road...

Island life in pictures

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Scratch the surface of picture-postcard Martha's Vineyard, and you'll discover a very different sort of Island, one where locals get real, and tourists let...

Northern lights

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While some Vineyarders may flee the Northern climes during the long months of snow and cold, others revel in the winter months, finding in...

Everyone loves a party!

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What will Thanksgiving or Christmas be without large gatherings of friends and family breaking bread at a shared table laden with food? Well, like...

Louisa Gould Gallery and the art of abstraction

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Ever since opening her Vineyard Haven gallery 18 years ago, Louisa Gould has been dedicated to showing abstract work along with the large range...

Art of expression

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Not long after Elisa Cohen and her husband arrived from New York City to the Island earlier this year, she found herself taking part...

Inside out

While in the past Vineyarders might have found themselves packing up their outdoor furniture for the winter about now, this year many are not...

Cooking up magic

Lisanna Wallance calls herself a “culinary witch,” but forget any preconceptions you might have about her form of magic. Wallance is very much grounded...

Renowned maritime exhibit sails into the Vineyard

When the Mystic Museum Art Gallery closed its doors for good after 37 years of representing the country's foremost maritime painters, the artists were...

A provocative play

In this age of Zoom, with live, on-stage theater just a fond memory for the time being, the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse is presenting the...

Floral photography stays true to itself in this exhibit

Flowers have always been a popular subject for artists. However, while most are attracted to the color, vibrancy, and symmetry of nature's bounty, Libby...

See you in the funny pages

We can all use a good laugh these days. That's why the timing of the latest exhibit at the M.V. Film Center's Feldman Family...

Drawing competition garners submissions from far and wide

The theme for this year's Martha's Vineyard Drawing Prize competition was “Fortitude,” and the artists involved interpreted that word in a number of different...

Eight women each bring their own style to exhibit

The informal artists circle that is presenting an online exhibit via the West Tisbury library this month describes their group show as “8 Women,...

American masters at the Granary Gallery

Those not in the know might be surprised by the selection of national art treasures to be found in an unassuming red barn on...
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