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Ice dancers

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Corinne de Langavant is a performance artist and founding director of M.V. Ice Theater productions, and she has produced a charming and informative coloring...

Driven to abstraction

For the past two years Louisa Gould, owner of the Louisa Gould Gallery, has been running an artists' residency at the Atlantic Center for...

Nomadland: Alone but not lonely

“Nomadland,” a hauntingly beautiful film starring Frances McDormand, is currently playing at the M.V. Film Center. Based on the 2017 nonfiction book of the...

Inspired by nature

Many artists find inspiration in nature, painting flowers, trees, and other organic elements as they appear to the naked eye. Jeweler and sculptor Elysha...

Valentine Estabrook presents virtual Student Art Show

Since last spring, Island artist Valentine Estabrook has taught virtual children's art classes in collaboration with the West Tisbury library from her studio in...

Profits from ‘Through a Sober Lens’ will benefit musicians

Oak Bluffs photographer Michael Blanchard will donate a share of profits from his awardwinning book “Through A Sober Lens: A Photographer's Journey” to MusiCares,...

Asian American life on an Arkansas farm

“Minari,” a warmhearted, semiautobiographical film about an Asian American family, is playing at the M.V. Film Center. Directed by Lee Isaac Chung and set...

Poetic troubadour

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Island poet laureate Jill Jupen says, “It’s all things Bob Dylan all the time” around her house right now, as she diligently prepares to...

The Vineyard Beat

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Updated 2/19/21 Martha’s Vineyard has a rich and storied musical tradition. Go all the way back to the tribal music of the Wampanoags. The sea...

Michael J. Fox will talk about new memoir

Actor, activist, author, and Aquinnah resident Michael J. Fox is headlining the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival’s first winter event on Feb. 25 to talk...

Art class, class art

The artwork completed by students at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School this school year is impressive in both quality and quantity, especially since it...

Show and tell

The month of February brings a focus on Black history by the M.V. Film Festival. The Chilmark-based organization is running programs for children in...

The story of Rembrandt’s paintings and their owners

“My Rembrandt” (2019), a documentary about the legendary Dutch master, is playing virtually at the M.V. Film Society’s site. It is a remarkable tale...

A novel beach find

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Protagonist Annie Sutton in Jean Stone’s eminently readable new novel “A Vineyard Morning” has a problem — well actually, a lot of them. Finally settled...

Homespun

“I jokingly say that I'm like Madame Defarge, always knitting,” says Pamela Dakin Harwood, referencing the character in “A Tale of Two Cities” whose...

High sticks and crosschecks

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This is a very good book. It’s not a “hockey” book. “The Mighty Oak” is a complex book, and a morality play about how...

Surrendering to the process

When Dr. Michaele Christian of Washington, D.C., and Oak Bluffs retired from her career in medicine and took up artwork, she wasn't dabbling in...
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