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In 1955, Warren Martin, a professor of music at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, wrote a musical comedy version of the fairytale Cinderella, as entertainment for an alumni weekend celebration.
One hundred and twenty Edgartown Library supporters filled Lattanzi's Restaurant on Friday evening for the second annual Evening in Tuscany.
"With the power of soul – anything is possible.
First on the roster of three scheduled performers at Lambert's Cove Inn is comedic hypnotist Liam Vincent, who involves volunteers, minus their inhibitions, in his show.
Six Vineyard 8th graders — one from each Island town — spent last Saturday in Boston taking part in a massive youth community service project as part of the inauguration celebration for Governor Deval Patrick and Lt.
More than 100 members of the NAACP of Martha's Vineyard gathered at the Harbor View Hotel Monday evening for the annual Dr.
The Vineyard is played for creeps in the movie "The Eve," which is being shot on the Island this month.
The off-season gives Vineyard nonprofits time to regroup after the busy summer.
As 2011 swept ashore over the weekend, Vineyarders were asked about how they planned to handle the new year. Gwyn McCallister collected some of our resolutions.
Who is the best-selling poet in the U.
Alternative visions of the future are offered by three Islanders who use alternative tools to look ahead.
City dwellers are not the only ones treated to fantastic light displays this time of year.
The abundance and breadth of the Island's musical talent was clearly in evidence last Thursday as an audience that completely filled the pews of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church thrilled to the annual, aptly named Reflections of Peace concert.
Kenny Ponte has lived with diabetes since he was two. Now, facing renal failure, he needs a new kidney.
Ten years ago Island musician Kate Taylor attended a concert at the Old Whaling Church that brought her to tears. Texan Tish Hinojosa was the performer.
Among the first non-affiliated Americans to rush to the aid of Haitians after the devastating January earthquake was Island born and raised Victoria Campbell.
"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
Gifts from around the globe can be found at the temporary PeaceCraft store, located inside Pyewackets on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven, and at Marsha Winsryg's African Artists Community Development Project's sale, at her house in West Tisbury.
Given the number of talented artisans who call the Vineyard home, the only dilemma confronting the individual in search of locally crafted gifts is choosing from an abundance of options.
There's something transcendently soothing about choral music.