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Four cellos play the classics

The West Tisbury library continues its commitment to fine classical music programming, hosting the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society’s (MVCMS) presentation of the cello...

Celebrating the arts

The Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council hosts a celebration in honor of its 2019 grantees at the Pathways Gathering Space on Thursday, April 11. A...

Community Chorus will debut composition inspired by Nancy Luce

Nancy Luce, a.k.a. the Chicken Lady or Madonna of the Hens, was a 19th century Martha’s Vineyard folk artist, poet, businesswoman, and writer. Known...

Susan Sigel Goldsmith’s TicketsMV

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Susan Sigel Goldsmith talks really really fast. Which goes along with her brain (speedy), endeavors (varied), and imagination (colorful). She’s the owner of TicketsMV,...

Dancing for their lives

“Moving Stories,” a feature-length documentary film, was screened last weekend as part of this year’s Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival. An exceptional film about an...

Rare Russian gems

Pianist Diane Braun is island--hopping this season, traveling with Music Street, the ensemble she founded in 2013, to St. John and Martha’s Vineyard, in...

Concert fit for spring

Pianist David Rhoderick is at it again. He and violinist Cesar Atzic Marquez will present Spring Forward Concert, a musically varied recital, on Sunday,...

Onstage with ‘White Rabbit Red Rabbit’

Choose a play, print out the script, seal it in an envelope, hire an actor, get an audience together, hand the envelope to the...

Chilmark cha-cha cha

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Enter dancing. Which is exactly what Felicity Russell did as one of the first patrons at the Yard’s DanceHall: Public Dancing Allowed! with Red...

From the ground up

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Kevin Ryan is a homegrown Island theater guy. He’s been a vital member of the Martha’s Vineyard community since arriving in 1990 and, for...

Shakespeare rocks

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Brooke Hardman Ditchfield has the enthusiasm of a high school kid when she talks about theater. Surely a positive asset, as she’s the theater...

Singer Molly Conole’s calendar is wicked full

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Molly Conole is busy. She’s a producer, director, singer, playwright, lyricist, and composer with different shows coming up at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse in...

Wit and wisdom

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Jenny Allen has a permanent grin you can see in her eyes, and is surrounded by a gleeful conspiratorial aura that says, “You get...

Opera Night at La Soffitta

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Opera, friends, and a delightful Italian chef made for an enchanting evening for a packed crowd at Sunday Night is Opera Night at La...

Here comes the Bard

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Shakespeare is only really fun when it doesn’t sound like Shakespeare. But it’s great when it sounds like you and me. No, I don’t...

Take notes

Bach, Beethoven, Stravinsky, and more will make an appearance at the West Tisbury library as channelled through David Rhoderick, pianist, organist, and musicologist. Rhoderick...

A little night music

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Chopin’s “Nocturnes” are some of the most evocative music ever written. He was a superstar during the first half of the 19h century —...

Concert is a holiday highlight

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Island Community Chorus, one of the most beloved Vineyard organizations, celebrates the holidays at the Old Whaling Church, Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 pm...

Music and photography come together in ‘Avian Improv’

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“Avian Improv” is an hourlong creative collaboration between bird photographer Lanny McDowell and piano innovator David Stanwood. The musical slideshow is meant to create...

Island music aficionados come together for concert

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“It Takes Two (or Three),” an 80-minute concert of opera melodies, stars David Behnke and Jenny Friedman, with Paul Doherty making a singing cameo,...