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Hands-on holiday shopping

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Shopping locally is a true pleasure — it is nice to get outside, walk around, and physically see the items you’re interested in gifting...

Documentary explores the beginnings of COVID-19

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“The First Wave,” a National Geographic documentary about COVID-19, comes to the M.V. Film Center on Saturday, Dec. 4. While it might seem a...

Lighting the Oak Bluffs tree

Join your friends and neighbors at the annual Oak Bluffs tree lighting in Post Office Square on Wednesday, Dec. 1, at 6:30 pm. The...

‘Julia,’ on Julia Child, and ‘Belfast,’ on the Troubles in Northern Ireland

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“Julia,” a biography of the celebrated cook Julia Child, and “Belfast,” set during the Troubles in Northern Ireland in the late 1960s, play at...

Local lit

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Susan Branch’s memoir “Martha’s Vineyard: Isle of Dreams” is like reading a close friend’s diary — one who has an inventive, artistic bent and...

Family ties

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It was only natural for photographer L.A. Brown and designer Gareth Brown to embark on a venture together. After all, they are related —...

A life’s work

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Artist Washington Ledesma was treated to a big surprise on his 80th birthday. Not only had his longtime life partner, Alida O' Laughlin, planned...

‘Passing’ tells the story of two Black women who choose different paths

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“Passing,” which explores what happens between two Black women with skin color light enough to be perceived as white, opens at the M.V. Film...

What goes into a GOOD turkey?

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As the days get shorter and the leaves begin to amass (somewhat overwhelmingly) on lawns across the Island, people are settling deeper into the...

Sounds of the season

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The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society is ticking off several firsts this season. Saturday, Nov. 20, will mark the first time the concert will...

Art for art’s sake

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Artist Nina Lisa Maria, who also goes by Nina Gordon, whose work is the focus of an exhibit at the West Tisbury library this...

‘Christmas on the Vineyard’ with Paryss and Allie

Islanders are gearing up for the holiday season, and local musicians are preparing for their festive performances to bring cheer and good tidings.  This year,...

Met Opera Live in HD series at Film Center

The Met Opera Live season comes to the M.V. Film Center on Saturday, Nov. 20, with a production of “Fire Made Up in My...

Gilded lace

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Monika Knutsson fashions exquisite jewelry through the magic of dipping antique or vintage lace into 24 karat gold, sterling silver, white gold, rose gold,...

Shop local at Featherstone

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For 19 of its 25 years, Featherstone Center for the Arts has showered Islanders with a plethora of fabulous holiday gift ideas for the...

The Art of journalism

Art Cullen looks like a guy who would fit in on Martha’s Vineyard. He has a mop of white hair, a horseshoe mustache, and...

Literary Arts at Featherstone and Slough Farm partner for writing residency

Literary Arts at Featherstone (formerly Noepe Center for the Arts) and Slough Farm announce their partnership to create an invitation and application-based writing residency...

‘Ferry’ special birdhouses

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The Steamship Authority ferry is the first thing folks see when they arrive in Woods Hole to take their trip to Martha’s Vineyard —...

‘The Rescue’ and ‘Spencer’ — two compelling films for different reasons

“The Rescue” and “Spencer” will play at the M.V. Film Center this weekend, after opening last month at the end of the drive-in season....

A taste of the tropics

The AK Venti gallery boutique in Edgartown offers more than just art to hang on your wall. The lovely space on Main Street features...
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