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Martha’s Vineyard makes Oscar connection

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In 2008, Sara Nesson was a struggling filmmaker doing wedding videography on the Vineyard to fund her latest project "Iraq Paper Scissors." Now, she's up for an Oscar.

Magician at Lambert’s Cove Inn, West Tisbury

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A small table floats a couple of feet above the floor, then dances playfully in a circle – seemingly with a life of its own – before submitting to gravity.

Vineyard actor on stage in Boston

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Currently, Island actor Brooke Hardman is starring as Imogen in "Cymbeline" with the Actors' Shakespeare Project out of Boston.

Pet shelters seek homes for strays on Martha’s Vineyard

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We all know permanent housing isn't easy to find on the Island, for humans, anyway. For a dog it's pretty easy, but for a displaced cat, it can be difficult.

ITW’s “Cinderella”

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.

Tasting, sipping for the new Edgartown Library

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One hundred and twenty Edgartown Library supporters filled Lattanzi's Restaurant on Friday evening for the second annual Evening in Tuscany.

YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard unveils mural, plans for Teen Center

"With the power of soul – anything is possible.

Comedic hypnotist at Lambert’s Cove Inn

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.

Vineyard 8th-graders provide service in Boston

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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.

NAACP of Martha’s Vineyard honors three, recalls MLK

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More than 100 members of the NAACP of Martha's Vineyard gathered at the Harbor View Hotel Monday evening for the annual Dr.

“The Eve” – New thriller now filming on the Vineyard

The Vineyard is played for creeps in the movie "The Eve," which is being shot on the Island this month.

The Yard regroups in the new year

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The off-season gives Vineyard nonprofits time to regroup after the busy summer.

Vineyarders adopt new resolutions for the new year

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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.

All about Rumi at Vineyard Haven Library

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Who is the best-selling poet in the U.

Karen Coffey, Arlan Wise and Sarah Nevin make predictions

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Alternative visions of the future are offered by three Islanders who use alternative tools to look ahead.

A tour of Vineyard Christmas lights

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City dwellers are not the only ones treated to fantastic light displays this time of year.

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard annual “Peace” concert

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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.

The Pontes reach out for a kidney

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Kenny Ponte has lived with diabetes since he was two. Now, facing renal failure, he needs a new kidney.

Tish Hinojosa performs at Vineyard Playhouse

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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.

Haitian benefit Saturday at NYE Gallery, Oak Bluffs

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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.