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Rocking the Cove

John O’Toole picked up his first guitar when he was about 7 years old, and hasn’t stopped playing since. O’Toole is an Island music man;...

Hair-raising history

Some 26 years ago, the first collection of Island ghost stories arrived on our shores, or more specifically our bookshelves. “Haunted Island,” from Down...

Lighting up the fall

Things are stirring up at that magnificent Martha’s Vineyard Museum on the bluff overlooking Vineyard Haven Harbor. The transformed 1895 Marine Hospital serves the...

Thoughtful folk art and rustic wares at Althea Designs

You may have seen Althea Freeman-Miller's distinctive block prints at the Scottish Bakehouse, or if you visited the Artisans Festival or Chilmark Flea Market...

A photographer documents Obama at the White House

“The Way I See It” opens at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Sept. 18. A compelling documentary, it describes the work of chief...

Online dance class with the Yard

Online dance class is returning this fall, thanks to the West Tisbury library’s programming department. Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, at 2 pm, the Yard...

David Copperfield: Dickens at his best

“The Personal History of David Copperfield” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Saturday, Sept.18. Charles Dickens is at his best in this lively...

Sculptor Steve Lohman’s playful exhibit ‘That’s All Folks’

Much of the work that wire sculptor Steve Lohman is known for is on a fairly large scale. He creates three-dimensional line drawings writ...

The International Film Festival continues

The M.V. Film Society continues its International Film Festival through Sunday, Sept. 13, with films from seven different countries. The International Shorts Program is...

Artist Jeanne Staples responds to the pandemic

In an exhibit titled “Chris Murphy, Black Oaks and Other Covid Diversions,” Jeanne Staples responds to the pandemic in a show at the Granary...

Just poetry

Dripping from an overhang, seeping down someone’s back, or turning a sleeping bag into a sponge, the rain in Portland, Ore., is constant, always...

Bold new works at the Eisenhauer Gallery

The Eisenhauer Gallery in Edgartown has always been known for the diversity of the work on display. From abstract to realism, from landscapes to...

Online book talk with suspense author Jenny Milchman

The West Tisbury library hosts an online book talk with suspense writer Jenny Milchman on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 4:30 pm. Milchman will discuss...

Films from around the world at the M.V. Film Center

Starting next Tuesday, Sept. 8, is the 15th annual International Film Festival, taking place at the M.V. Film Center as well as virtually. The...

Ballet and books

Ballet, books, and fun — that’s what’s up at the West Tisbury library in September. Whether you Zoom in from your backyard or inside,...

Morrison by Weinstein: A collegial journey

One day in 1973, a young, scholarly Phil Weinstein and first-time novelist Toni Morrison, both nervous as cats, shared a stage in Oxford, Miss. Weinstein...

‘When It’s Over’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEEiHnR1aZU&feature=youtu.be I sat on Jon Zeeman’s back porch overlooking the woods and a slice of Lagoon Pond. Jon looks to be in his late 50s,...

E.T. visits Oak Bluffs

“E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” came to Oak Bluffs on August 28 as part of the YMCA drive-in series, done in partnership with the Martha’s Vineyard...

Bob Dutton dies before Zoom performance

UPDATED AUG. 29 Bob Dutton is known to countless Islanders for Island Entertainment, which he founded in 1986, for his work with the Martha’s Vineyard...

Focused on fashion

Sitting across from Ray Kellman in his living room, I can’t help but feel like I’m in a museum. Collections of books line the...