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The Great Grooverfest

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Musician Don Groover and I have a lot in common: passion for music, printing, and design, and unfortunately, lung cancer. We are both battling...

Bash for the Barn Raisers

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Back in 1995, Carly Simon and James Taylor reunited for a fundraiser at the new Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury. The fundraiser concert, dubbed...

Vineyard Scene: Loft-y ghouls putting on the Ritz

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I originally conceived of this week's Vineyard Scene to be fans watching Game 4 of the Sox-Dodgers World Series at various sports bars in...

What’s up, Doc?

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Approximately 150 people gathered at the Grange last Thursday evening to celebrate the retirement of Dr. Gerry Yukevich from his medical practice. Michael Loberg,...

Vineyard Scene: Artisans Festival’s friendly faces

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Since 1995, Andrea Rogers has orchestrated the well-known and loved Vineyard Artisans Festival. It has grown steadily over the years, and now has about...

Vineyard Scene: Tee time benefit

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Sunny skies and gentle breezes greeted an almost full field of 61 golfers (nearly double the amount from last year) last Sunday at Mink...

Vineyard Scene: Weighing in

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There is usually a long line waiting outside the Derby headquarters around 8 pm every night these days, waiting for the door to open...

That’s a wrap

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The 13th annual Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival ended last Sunday with a festive wrap party at La Soffitta in Vineyard Haven. Over the...

Boys of summer

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Since the early ’70s I have ardently played in the purposely informal Chilmark summer softball pick-up games. From Toomey's Field on State Road, then...

Aquinnah at sundown

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I try to take at least one pilgrimage a year to the little enclave of shops and eateries at the Aquinnah Cliffs. Admittedly, during...

Putting an end to plastic pollution

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With the plethora of Island events coming to a crescendo last week, I thought it would be nice to highlight a little-known gathering that...

Vineyard Scene: Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard Fundraiser

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This past Monday, I covered the annual fundraiser for Hospice of Martha's Vineyard at Farm Neck. The event is called the “Summer Soirée," and...

Vineyard Scene: Taking an art stroll

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A sudden deluge this past Saturday did not discourage patrons from visiting the galleries that comprise the fabled Art District centered around Dukes County...

Vineyard Scene: Stars + Stripes Festival comes to Chilmark

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The annual Stars & Stripes Festival was a unique fundraiser held at the Chilmark home of Jack Davies and Kay Kendall last week. The...

Vineyard Scene: Islanders support the arts at Featherstone Gala

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Last Saturday I attended the annual Featherstone Center for the Arts Gala. I was simply blown away by the event, having never been to...

Vineyard Scene: Menemsha Sunsets

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Last Sunday evening I decided to check out Menemsha sunset madness. To my mild surprise, the whole scene was much mellower than I had...

Man on the street at the Tisbury Street Fair

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  This past Sunday night, Tisbury hosted its annual Street Fair. There was an unseasonable chill in the air, and many observed that the throngs...

Artist Allen Whiting’s summer opening

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It's always one of the most important gallery openings of the year — that of the painter who farms, Allen Whiting. And even at...

United colors of Oak Bluffs

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Over the past few days I have wandered slightly aimlessly along Circuit Avenue to take its lifeforce temperature during the calm before the storm....

Vineyard Scene: Father’s Day Bluegrass and Barbecue

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This past Sunday I attended the annual Father's Day Bluegrass and Barbecue at the FARM Institute in Katama. It was quintessential Vineyard fare: livestock...
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