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When pictures speak

By Kelly DuMar Photographs fill boxes in our attics, and cover our walls and furniture in frames. We store them on our computers and cellphones,...

Screen sharing

After a hiatus of two years, the 22nd annual Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival is on track for this month. And there’s plenty going on...

What Are You Watching?

“Outlander” got me through COVID. It probably also saved my marriage. After 35 years together, 30 days isolated in the house in 2020 almost...

Point of view

The Winter Street Gallery in Edgartown has kicked off its 2022 season with a show featuring work by three artists hailing from points around...

‘The Art of Flowers’ blossoms again

Spring has sprung at Featherstone Center for the Arts, and the opening of “The Art of Flowers” show is the perfect kickoff to the...

Met Opera Live celebrates Ukraine

Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Turandot” pays tribute to Ukraine with its troubles in a Met Opera Live performance starring Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska. It plays...

‘Debut Authors: A Survival Guide’

My debut novel, “The Moon Always Rising,” (a work-in-progress for decades) launched in April 2020. It wasn’t much of a launch, given COVID lockdown;...

A comic heist with two old pros

Coming to the M.V. Film Center on Friday, May 13, is “The Duke,” a comedy with two veteran actors, Jim Broadbent and Helen Mirren....

Vibrant and vivid

Having a renowned painter as your father and a writer as your mother, one is bound to develop an interest in the arts. That's...

Memories in mist

The inner and outer worlds seamlessly shift back and forth in Whitney Cleary’s misty landscapes. “My work represents a single moment,” Cleary says. “A...

What Are You Watching?

4 stars In Kenya’s Tsavo National Park, members of the Tsavo Trust antipoaching unit, alongside Kenya Wildlife Service rangers, carry military-style rifles and sport battle...

Puttin’ on the Ritz

The Ritz is back up and running, and there are all sorts of fun opportunities for trivia, karaoke, and live music shows as the...

Changing colors

If you’re waiting for word about the annual Pink and Green celebration, you’ll need to keep your ears open for its new title —...

A transgender story in ‘Family in Transition’

The documentary “Family in Transition” is probably the most interesting among the LBGTQ films in the upcoming Spectrum Film Festival. It plays on Saturday,...

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a special portrait

Photographer Lynn Christoffers will offer free portraits to all grandmothers, mothers, and families in honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, from 1...

An artful purpose

There are two things that Alexander Campbell is passionate about. One is keeping the Island streets, beaches, and wooded areas as trash-free as possible....

What are you watching?

Ever subscribe to a streaming service just so you could watch one show? I did: HBO Max. I saw previews for “Mare of Easttown,”...

Enchanted ceramics

When one thinks of ceramics, very often the first thing that comes to mind is utilitarian mugs and bowls in earth-tone glazes — attractive...

Lights, camera, action

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Richard Paradise, founder and executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society, is planning three enticing festivals in the next few months.  For Paradise, festivals...

Ending on a high note

The PathwaysARTS season will come to a close this coming weekend on a high note. Back-to-back nights of music will cap off the winter/spring...