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Much to come at Noepe

Amid closures, quarantines, and a myriad of pandemic protocols, Noepe Center for Literary Arts has soldiered on. When the time came, the Featherstone-based center...

12 Days of Shopping

The Christmas season, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa are upon us, and this year shopping local seems like a win-win option. Your dollars support Island businesses...

Shop the pop-ups

Perhaps you've noticed strings of twinkling lights in downtown Oak Bluffs, or an evergreen tree peeking through your neighbor's window. It's not your imagination...

Separating myth from reality

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, families around Massachusetts joined the Martha's Vineyard Museum for a virtual presentation, "This Land Is Their Land: A Conversation with...

Turkey and sides and pies, oh my!

Imagine: Thanksgiving Day, 2020. You've just woken up to the coziest of autumn mornings — a crisp breeze in the air, a hot mug...

A powerful voice with a powerful message

September was a month of firsts and fruition for Nanauwe Vanderhoop. This Island-raised musical artist released her first single, "I Am My Spirit," on...

Dishing: Cool culinary finds

Ceramics by Lainey Fink You put effort into your food. It's true whether you spent all afternoon prepping, chopping, and roasting a feast for five,...

Making summer camp possible

Camp drop-off was just finishing up when I arrived at the YMCA Monday morning. A single car rolled up along the building's right side,...

Noepe Center for Literary Arts brings the classroom to you

New protocols and temporary closures haven't been enough to stop the persistent, creatively charged efforts of Noepe Center for Literary Arts. This Island organization...

Real-deal salads

I'm a salad person. I find that when I'm with friends or family, deciding what to grab to eat, salads often end up at the...

M.V. Museum ready to open its doors

The M.V. Museum is set to reopen all museum buildings at the beginning of next month, according to an email sent to museum members....

Home on COVID’s terms

When Allyse Guyther set off for Boston College in September 2019, nothing could’ve brought her down. The MVRHS graduate took to city life right...

History, culture, and sculpture

Oak Bluffs has long been known for its rich history, specifically when it comes to African American culture. This is the legacy that Mariposa...

Summer Institute is on the front lines of politics, economics, science, and the arts

For the past 25 years, the Summer Institute at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center has showcased a series of notable speakers each summer. According...

Signs of solidarity

This Fourth of July, the M.V. Peace Council, M.V. Quaker meeting, and Indivisible M.V. joined forces for a peaceful demonstration at Cannonball Park in...

Island history in the great outdoors

The M.V. Museum will reopen this week for an outdoor-only experience. Starting June 30 for members and July 3 for the general public, visitors...

Book it

This week brings good news for readers and library patrons Island-wide — the time has finally arrived for Island libraries to begin offering new,...

Old Sculpin Gallery celebrates ‘Jaws’

The Old Sculpin Gallery, home to the Martha's Vineyard Art Association (MVAA), will hold a “Jaws” show in honor of the movie’s 45th anniversary. The...

Home grown

Lush greens, ripening summer squash, and basil so fragrant you'll follow your nose to it. These are just a few of the crops grown...

Get those pens ready

This week brings good news for Island creatives: in collaboration with the Oak Bluffs library, the Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing (MVICW) has...
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