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When Elizabeth Convery-Luce gets interested in a creative pursuit, she doesn't just dream about it or dabble at it, she pursues it wholeheartedly —...

Growing up in the Dickens Bar

“The Tender Bar” continues its run at the M.V. Film Center. The double-entendre of the film’s title fits this gentle, easygoing film set in...

Friendly finesse

Painting is a solitary pursuit. It involves getting into one's own head and heart to create something truly personal, and artists generally work alone...

Where’s the beef?

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When you order a $25 glass of red wine at a restaurant, you want to know all about where it came from. Why not...

Through his lens

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A first read of “Asia Calling: A Photographer's Notebook 1980-1997” will grab you, though not likely in ways you were expecting. Documentary photographer Ed Grazda...

Adult Community Dance Class at the West Tisbury library

Get ready for a live Adult Community Dance Class hosted by the West Tisbury library on Saturdays, from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Starting Jan....

New ‘West Side Story’ is a winner

“West Side Story” plays at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend and into next week. It is a terrific new version of the...

Life of adventure

With half a century of painting behind her and hundreds of works of art in her studio, one would think that Norma Bridwell would...

Calling all poets and writers

The organization Pathways Arts has been hosting weekly readings of new work ever since its inception. For over a decade, it has been encouraging...

Online memoir writing workshop at the West Tisbury library

Beginning Jan. 4, the West Tisbury library will host a five-week online memoir workshop series with Moira Silva on Tuesdays from 10:30 am to...

Flashback 2021

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After a 2020 pandemic-related lull in entertainment, local organizations made up for lost time with a year full of music, dance, performances, art exhibits,...

Here they are: The best films of 2021

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I’ve looked back over the past year, and here are the films your reviewer picks as the best of the best. The choices are...

Healthy and happy in 2022

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With the holidays behind us, a typical resolution for the new year might be striving for a healthier lifestyle, particularly when it comes to...

Book biz booms

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"Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me": That title has been rattling around my head for the past year. Richard Fariña’s...

Always on key

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Over his long musical career, Island pianist Jeremy Berlin has developed his immense passion for playing and performing into a methodology for living life.  Berlin’s...

Outside inspiration

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Painter Julia Russell couldn’t have chosen a better title for her new exhibit at the Featherstone for the Arts Feldman Family Artspace at the...

Much more than just jewelry at the new Stefanie Wolf studio and boutique

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This past summer, Stefanie Wolf moved her shop from a second-floor space in Edgartown to a storefront on Circuit Ave., and the move has...

This ‘Lost Daughter’ is trying to find herself

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Updated: This film opens Sunday, Dec. 26, not Thursday, Dec. 23, as first reported. “The Lost Daughter” opens Sunday, Dec. 26, at the M.V. Film Center....

What lies beneath

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Cynthia McGrath is always searching for new, unique materials from which to craft her Original Cyn line of jewelry. In the past she's worked...

Well-versed

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If you’re a budding poet, a newbie, or an old pro, Caroline Joy Adam’s M.V. Haiku Club, run seasonally on Zoom out of the...