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School on the rock

When Laura Walton moved to Martha's Vineyard last fall to take on the role of music teacher at the Edgartown School, what she discovered...

Apropos art

February is Black History Month and in celebration Pathways ARTS has hosted a series of relevant events. Beginning on Jan. 16 with an evening...

Wall Street to Main Street

This year the Louisa Gould Gallery is celebrating its 15-year anniversary. However, Ms. Gould's path in life has not always followed the exact timeline...

Painted puppies

Dogs come in all types and temperaments. So do Vineyard artists. And the two merged last weekend when Featherstone Center for the Arts hosted...

Growing our own

February is a great month to eat oysters. Not just because of their reputed aphrodisiac qualities (Casanova swore by the virility-boosting effects of oysters...

Creative living

Leah Crosby is a woman of many talents. She is a dancer and a choreographer, a musician and a singer, and now, with her...

Honoring Island veterans

When Dylan Spencer Kenney married a veteran, it opened up a new perspective for her. “I was born and raised in Greenwich Village,” said...

Shakespeare on the Vineyard

For 10 years now, the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse has been offering up a series of dramatic readings called Shakespeare for the Masses. Conceived and...

Cityscapes

“The ’70s were a great time for street photography in New York,” said Ed Grazda as the opener for a talk he presented recently...

Uncomfortable truths

With the issue of racism in America rising to the forefront of the national news, a talk scheduled for this coming weekend could not...

Comfort meets classic

Angela Sison of Conrado fashions describes her design style as “a city-to-beach-inspired curated line of women's essentials.” The designer certainly has a background that...

Literary Waterloos

We all have one: that book — classic or otherwise — that just defeated us. No matter how determined we may have been to...

Water for art

Living on an Island has clearly had an influence on the work of artist Debby Rosenthal. Since switching her medium from pastels to acrylics,...

A New Year, a new you

Winter is a time to a) sit at home and reflect — preferably in front of the TV or computer screen — or b)...

A look at notable exhibits and artists in 2017

The Vineyard art scene is alive and well, as evidenced by the abundance of exciting artists — both nationally known and locally famous —...

Performers from near and far visited in 2017

Theater, dance, and film lovers enjoyed a stellar season of entertainment in 2017. Island organizations brought exciting performers from all around the globe, and...

Welcome 2018: Out with the old in, with the new

This has been a trying and frustrating year for many, and if you're ready to kiss 2017 goodbye with a flourish, there are a...

Finding the fantastic

Cody Jephcote of West Tisbury is an artist of opportunity — not at all in the negative sense of the word. He doesn't seek...

Do you hear what I hear?

Holiday music — you either love it or hate it, but if your sentiments run towards the former, there are plenty of ways to...

Lighting up the night

If you drive through Ocean Park to check out the holiday light display on a weekend evening, you might think there's a serious short-circuit...