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Amy Brenneman performs at The Yard

This weekend, Amy Brenneman, of television and movie fame, and longtime collaborator Sabrina Peck, will present an original work, "Mouth Wide Open," based on writings of Ms.

A peak into The Yard’s 2010 season

For most of its 40-year existence, The Yard in Chilmark has been dedicated to dance with a two-fold agenda: fostering national talent in the world of dance through residencies, and bringing world class original performances to Island audiences.

Still standing after all these years

Ten days ago, 167 students graduated from the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) in the commencement ceremony at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs.

Part of the family

Some Fresh Air Fund kids break new ground the minute they leave the city, often for the first time.

Island interior decorators go with the flow

Home design can be a good barometer of lifestyle changes.

Restaurants Support Island Art

Not all great local art is to be found in Vineyard galleries.

Q & A

I always have a theme and we try to match the artist to the gallery show.

Vineyard Playhouse Coffeehouse

This weekend the Vineyard Playhouse will play host to a couple of very talented and engaging female singer/songwriters, one — an import from Boston — on the forefront of the folk rock circuit and the other, an Island girl who is poised to make her mark on the scene with the release of a powerful debut CD.

An angel from West Tisbury

This past winter Pam McCormick of West Tisbury identified a need on the Island.

Island Theatre Workshop’s “The Summoning of Everyman”

The medieval morality play "The Summoning of Everyman" is uniquely suited to its venue, St.

Q & A

Don McKillop, Dragonfly Gallery, Arts District, Oak Bluffs: Ours has the space and shape limitation.

Martha’s Vineyard California Wine Affair at Atria Restaurant

Though the Vineyard, ironically, does not currently have any operating vineyards, it is home to a growing population of wine connoisseurs.

Kings of Cabernet Dinner Menu

First course — Surf and turf with scallops by Johnny Graham of the Home Port, paired with Mondavi cabernet.

Vineyard Bellydance and Revue perform Friday

Expect a lot more than harem costumes and shimmying this Friday during the Vineyard Bellydance and Revue show.

Artist Bill Buckley shows at Chilmark Library

Bill Buckley describes himself as "Just a regular guy with a painting addiction.

The dirt on organic gardening

We're all aware by this time of the importance of eating local – and what could be more local than your own backyard? Growing your own vegetables is one way to guarantee that you're putting something as pure and fresh as possible on your table, but there's a lot to be aware of to ensure the health of your garden, family, and environment.

Outdoor living: Bringing the inside out

The trend towards creating more ecologically sound environments is partly a result of homes becoming smaller and more compact.

A passion for indigenous people

Local businesswoman and Edgartown resident Kati Johnsen splits her time equally between the Vineyard and an isolated community in Peru where she is involved on a number of levels.

Dealing with the dream

The American Dream can be illusory, a fact that was very clearly illustrated Friday night by a performance called Immigrant Voices, Nightmares and Dreams in the library at the regional high school.