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Showing off the Island

With the Vineyard’s population swelling to nearly 200,000 during the season, the tourist industry is a major economic factor, and tour companies are doing...

Making your home safer, simply

Decoration and practicality come together to make a house comfortable, utilitarian, and most importantly, a home. But safety ought to figure into the picture...

Calling all treasure seekers

Modeled on “Antiques Roadshow,” the Martha’s Vineyard Museum offers its popular annual appraisal event in collaboration with Skinner Inc. of Boston, one of the...

Christina Montoya teaches dance, Salsa Suelta Cubana style

Christina Montoya is an explorer — an explorer of dance with an open mind, curiosity, and the ability to analyze broad cultural contexts. She...

Bass in the Grass art auction benefits Derby scholarship fund

The upcoming Edgartown Board of Trade’s “Bass in the Grass” art auction shows us just how imaginative the human imagination really is.  In the case...

Have a handmade Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner. It’s a day when the little people you love — or grownups, for that matter — can be...

Holly Bellebuono, appointed executive director, at ACE MV

Holly Bellebuono, administrator, entrepreneur, and communicator, has recently been appointed executive director of ACE MV Bellebuono was recently executive co-ordinator for Healthy Aging M.V.,...

Arts Beat: Classic jazz by the Yoko Miwa Trio at the Tisbury Water Works

If you enjoy hearing classic jazz in a bucolic setting, you’ll want to take in the Yoko Miwa Trio on Sunday, Sept. 15, at...

Arts Beat: Teaching choreography can be a conundrum

As director of the World Choreography Institute, I am often asked if choreography can be taught. My answer is an emphatic “maybe.” Nature versus nurture...

M.V. Airport Business Park

Defining the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Business Park is tricky. It has 101 leaseholding businesses, is located on airport land, has two parcels that are...

Arts Beat: Political comedian Scott Blakeman delivers facts with laughs.

Scott Blakeman is a gentleman comic. With his wry, thinking-person’s “contemporary Jewish humor,” he’s built a decades-long career as a standup, commentator, and teacher.Blakeman...

Arts Beat: Public Theater comes to the Island

The Public Theater has returned to the Vineyard Arts Project for its annual residency. During the week, playwright Erika Dickerson-Despenza and director Candis Jones...

Priest playwright tackles the big question onstage at the M.V. Playhouse

Great theater is built upon conflict, often finding its inspiration in current political issues. Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro” was based on a play...

Peter Halperin embraces his musical side

Peter Halperin is a romantic. Not the first thing that comes to mind when describing a shrink known for a specialty in integrating psychiatric...

Arts Beat: Island time for NYC’s Rosie’s Theater Kids

Rosie’s Theater Kids, a nonprofit arts-in-education program in New York City, has returned to the Island for their sixth consecutive summer. Thirty-three high schoolers...

Arts Beat: Weekly thoughts from the inside

Generally speaking, people don’t cheer, yell, laugh, and scream with delight at dance concerts. Come to think of it, the crowd does tend to...

Arts Beat: Weekly Thoughts From the Inside

“Vibrant. Exuberant. High-energy. Full of surprises.” A great sports team? The latest Lady Gaga video? A luscious sunset? Nope. It’s how Louisa Gould, Martha’s...

Body, mind, spirit

Valerie Sonnenthal is a curious soul, a deep thinker, and a creative artist. She’s explored movement, music, theater, photography, and yoga for years. Active in...

Arts Beat: David Sedaris from the sublime to the ridiculous

David Sedaris has a sublime appreciation of the ridiculous. If you ask me, he’s playing the lead role in his own personal theater of...

Morse Arts, Inc.

One company, two owners, and three galleries add up to a Martha’s Vineyard business long at the forefront of the Island’s fine arts scene....