Saturday, December 3, 2022

Arts & Entertainment

What Are You Watching? ‘What We Do in the Shadows’

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4.5 out of 5 Do you like the zany and witty comedic stylings of shows like “The Office” and other similar sitcoms? Well, if you haven’t checked out “What We Do in the Shadows” on...

Vintage and recent works sale

Artists Wendy Weldon and James Langlois have been creating artworks for more than 20 years in a studio they share in Chilmark. They are moving off-Island to start a new studio. Vintage and rare...

Don’t Miss: Events for the holidays

Daily through Sunday, Dec. 18, 12 to 4 pm Featherstone's 20th Annual Holiday Gift Show 30 Featherstone Ln., Oak Bluffs A one-stop holiday destination with handmade gifts from Island artists, including paintings, photographs, pottery, crafts, jewelry, clothing,...

All for nature and nature for all

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary is hosting their 41st annual Felix Neck Fall Festival, titled “All for Nature and Nature for All,” on Friday, Nov. 25, from 10 am until 2 pm, according to a...

‘Know our truths’

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“The lie of friendly relations does not do justice to our people,” says David Two Arrows Vanderhoop, speaking on the way that the true story of the relationship between Native Americans and European colonizers...

Poet’s Corner

Scary Times By Alida O’Loughlin Who will keep us safe? Safe from want, from crime, from war Who will keep us safe? Who will keep us safe: The ones who lie about the facts,= Who use vile words And demonize the Other? Who...

Circuit Arts screens Vineyard shorts

Circuit Arts, parent organization of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, announces a celebration of the work of the Island’s local filmmaking community on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7 pm at the Grange Hall. According...

Pints and Pies in time for the season

Pints and Pies, a collaboration between Mad Martha's and Pie Chicks, comes just in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. This clever combination brings together two Island businesses specializing in desserts — locally made...

A powerful Cate Blanchett in “Tár”

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Arriving on Friday, Nov. 18, at the M.V. Film Center is “Tár.” Cate Blanchett, who won Venice’s Best Actress award, stars as Lydia Tár, a world-famous composer/conductor who gradually becomes unhinged. Blanchett transforms the...

Dental screenings for kids

Polished, a team of experienced dental professionals providing portable preventive dental health services, partners with Martha’s Vineyard Community Services to provide preventative care to Island children. They offer free screenings for children at the...

Holiday pop-up

It’s not too early to start your holiday shopping this weekend at the World Market Holiday Shop in Vineyard Haven. Shop for handmade artisan products, including art, textiles, dolls, jewelry, crafts, and more at...

Easy as pie

Learn to prepare your own pie crusts for the upcoming holiday season. Head chef Brent Turner of Rosewater Market shares his recipe and shows you the process of making your own pie crusts from...

Michael Rising Sun Sellitti’s ‘Along the Waters’ takes us there

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Michael Rising Sun Sellitti creates arresting photographs centering on the interplay of expansive skies and bodies of water. His exhibition “Along the Waters” at the Oak Bluffs library captures exquisite sunsets and sunrises and...

What Are You Watching? ‘American Rust’

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Rating: 4 out of 5 stars My Saturdays are spent in a recliner wearing sweatpants with the remote in my hand. (I need a day like this in order to make it through all the...

Power through writing

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Writing Through, an organization that uses creative writing as a tool to develop thinking skills, language fluency, and self-esteem, is the brainchild of year-round resident Sue Guiney. The project is based on the belief...

Poet’s Corner

Is Everything Fodder By Valerie Sonnenthal why dribble and drab why is not the question whose underhand is lower how low can this election go out one window a woman welded steel railing out another window a man pinned and repeatedly...

We Dance — and we write poetry — at Pathways

Pathways Arts, based at the Chilmark Tavern during the off-season, hosts weekly events with everything from visual arts to dance, music, discussions, collaborative pieces, and much more.  Coming up on Saturday, Nov. 12, is We...

From across the Sound

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With the desire to continue expanding its year-round events, the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS) is once again hosting the Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra (CCCO), which shared its creativity with the Island last...

Raising the roof

The Ag Hall was filled with revelers last Saturday night as Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish played and the dance floor rocked at the annual Barn Raisers Ball. Islanders look forward to this all...

Gifts galore

Shop opening day of the Featherstone Annual Holiday Gift Show beginning Monday, Nov., 14, from 12 to 4 pm. The 20th annual event features Island-made apparel and accessories, cards, calendars, dog goods, soaps, gift...