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Meet bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly at library benefit

Martha Hall Kelly is at it again with her intriguing new book “Sunflower Sisters,” her second prequel novel following her bestselling historical fiction, “Lilac...

Kate’s back

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Kate Taylor’s album “Sister Kate.” Those were heady times for Kate back in the early ’70s. Virtually...

Sol y Canto comes to the M.V. Film Center

This summer is a time for celebration, and Sol y Canto’s upcoming performance at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center provides the perfect opportunity on...

Breaking the Bard

  When presenting the plays of William Shakespeare there are two approaches — either let the language stand and allow people to decipher some of...

Something old, something new in library exhibit

Roberta Gross’ new exhibition at the West Tisbury library and corresponding online exhibit encompass a plethora of acrylic, pastels, collagraphs, monoprints, and screenprints, creating...

Multimedia work in abstract comes to Cousen Rose Gallery

Intuitive collage is how Bricque Garber describes her work. “The world presents itself as it does,” she says.“That just sort of translates into what...

Story of an African American artist

“Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts,” an excellent prelude to the M.V. Film Center’s upcoming Documentary Festival, comes to the Film Center on Sunday, July 25....

Danza Orgánica and Aquinnah Wampanoag tribal members collaborate

Boston’s Danza Orgánica returns to the Yard for a two-week residency in collaboration with Aquinnah Wampanoag tribal members through July 26. The engagement closes...

‘Happier Days!’ are here again

You’d think there would be more father-son comedy duos. Did Lenny Bruce sire any kids? What about Jay Leno? (To answer those questions in...

Writers and their dogs

  Our dog Henry, an Australian shepherd, was the inspiration for my second children’s book, “Henry the Dog with No Tail.” For years Henry and...

The test of time

Maintaining a relationship with a close friend can be difficult, but try keeping even-keeled in a group of four. At the heart of Emily...

Catboats and creativity abound at Old Sculpin

Two aspects of the Island's history will converge this coming week with a special weeklong celebration, to take place throughout Edgartown. The Catboat Parade...

Artist paints from a place few of us see

“I never in a million years thought that I'd ever be a painter,” said Anne Besse-Shepherd in a recent interview with The Times. It...

More than a few surprises ‘pop up’ at Featherstone’s A Gallery exhibit

With Featherstone's latest show, as soon as you walk into the Francine Kelly Gallery you know you're in for something very different from your...

‘Queen Bees’ offers a comedy buzz

“Queen Bees,” a rom-com for seniors, is playing at the M.V. Film Center. In it, four women are living in Pine Manor, a senior...

From painting to pottery at Featherstone

Friday, July 16, at Featherstone brings Approaching Painting with Eva Cincotta from 9 am to 12 pm in the Art Barn. It is a...

Trunk show comes to the Charlotte Inn

The Ala von Auersperg Joie de Vivre Collection and MDVII Vintage Jewelry will be featured at a trunk show at the Charlotte Inn in...

Opening reception at Galaxy Gallery

This Saturday, July 17, join the Galaxy Gallery in welcoming artists Renee Balter, Sandy Bernat, Frank Creney, Sheila M. Fane, Stephanie Slater, Peggy Turner...

Series returns in-person

The Summer Institute at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center continues its speaker series this year with a new group of notable speakers. According to...

Straight to the heart

This is the best book I’ve ever read. Better than “War And Peace,” you might ask? Or “The Sun Also Rises” or “Anne of Green...
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