Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Arts & Entertainment

Slough Farm hosts comics workshop with Paul Karasik

Slough Farm in Edgartown has announced a new workshop with New Yorker cartoonist, international educator, and local storyteller Paul Karasik. Titled “Tales of the...

Chilmark library offers writing workshop

Are you working on a picture book, middle-grade or young adult story, or nonfiction for young people? Or have you always wanted to? Join...

Basia Jaworska: Activism through art

For the past decade or so, artist Basia Jaworska has turned the focus of her painting to civil rights and social and cultural issues....

Brushstroke by brushstroke

The brush in his hand, the art paper taped to a backing on his easel, the palette of paints and the water ready to...

Pop-up times deux

If you've already checked off everyone on your Christmas list, maybe it's time to consider giving yourself something special. The Workshop Gallery might just...

Italian retirees plan a move in ‘Citizens of the World’

“Citizens of the World,” an Italian comedy about three 70something retirees and their plans for the future, is playing virtually at the M.V. Film...

Pondering the pandemic

The act of writing — whether it be a novel or just a personal journal — can be a therapeutic undertaking. And we can...

Winter Drive-In offers off-season entertainment

Just because most indoor screening venues are closed on-Island doesn’t mean the community can’t enjoy some impressive performances from local talent. The Martha’s Vineyard Film...

Calling all foodies

Now is the time to get in the kitchen and get creative with M.V. Sea Salt. The company is looking for the best salty...

Winter Street Gallery offers a winter exhibit

“The Winter Exhibition” at Winter Street Gallery in Edgartown opened last week, and will continue through Dec. 23. The end-of-year presentation features editions, drawings,...

Visions of home

Artist Kenneth Vincent's deep Island roots are reflected in the luminous landscapes he creates, capturing the fields and shorelines that his ancestors fished and...

Homecoming

Artist Stephen Engley's family left the Vineyard when he was only 3 years old. Three decades later, after growing up in the Boston area...

Art at Little House Café

As the darkness descends upon us earlier each day, Alexis Russillo’s paintings are gifts of the unique light, texture, and beauty of the Island....

Ma Rainey belts out the blues

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” plays at the M.V. Film Center (streaming will not be available) on Friday, Dec. 11. Black Bottom refers to a...

Michael Wexler shares ‘sticky’ memories in latest book

In April, I reviewed The Times’ sometimes freelancer Michael Wexler's book “The Work From Home Survival Guide,” and admitted it cracked me up. Last...

RISE Vineyard Performing Arts on the big screen

“Holiday Highlights and Wishes From RISE” ​will be presented at the MVFF drive-in behind the YMCA Ice Arena on Saturday, Dec. 12, and Sunday,...

Tom Calloway Collection Art Sale is going on now

In 2017 I left a handwritten note under a stranger's door wanting to know more about the sculptures visible from the road. Was a...

Not a pop-up

Stopping in Ingrid Goff-Maidoff's Tending Joy Artisan Shop at the end of opening day on Saturday, Nov. 21, I learned her shop was not...

Shop the pop-ups

Perhaps you've noticed strings of twinkling lights in downtown Oak Bluffs, or an evergreen tree peeking through your neighbor's window. It's not your imagination...

Charting the old course

So we’re all looking for good news in the soon-to-be post-Trump and -pandemic world, right? Here’s an Island read worth your expectations. To be precise,...
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