Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Arts & Entertainment

Film Center reopens, and offers ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’

After many months of closure, the M.V. Film Center was set to reopen on Wednesday, July 8. Each staff member will be required to...

Cousen Rose Gallery welcomes new artists into the fold

The Cousen Rose Gallery in Oak Bluffs is open for business as usual. The popular Circuit Ave. gallery will continue to feature a wide...

Build your own Built on Stilts performance

Abby Bender has turned the proverbial lemon into the most splendid of lemonades when it comes to Built on Stilts, an iconic summer tradition...

Art and ideals

Actress Brooke Adams may be best known for her appearances in a variety of movies (including “Days of Heaven” and “Invasion of the Body...

Vineyard visits

After writing 12 books about the history of Martha’s Vineyard, Tom Dresser is nothing short of an expert. His latest addition, “The Rise of...

The Yard at home

Zoom has become an amazing tool. Now, whether you are on the Vineyard or not, a panoply of classes will be available from the...

Trio of Island galleries welcome visitors to summer exhibits

This summer, it may be harder to find indoor things to do on the Island, but luckily, art lovers won't be at a loss...

A conversation with two witty comedians in ‘The Trip to Greece’

“The Trip to Greece” brings the fourth sequel in the travels of comedians Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan to the M.V. Film Society. This...

Old Sculpin Gallery celebrates ‘Jaws’

The Old Sculpin Gallery, home to the Martha's Vineyard Art Association (MVAA), will hold a “Jaws” show in honor of the movie’s 45th anniversary. The...

New York Times Book Review editor on how to foster a love of reading

Pamela Paul, the editor of the New York Times Book Review, has a book that just might help parents and their children during quarantine....

Get those pens ready

This week brings good news for Island creatives: in collaboration with the Oak Bluffs library, the Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing (MVICW) has...

Family jams

Brian Weiland and his son, Aiden, are jamming out together every day online and providing a medley of music for anyone who wants to...

Kara Taylor brings her experiences to life on canvas

For the past six years, artist Kara Taylor has been splitting her time between the Vineyard and South Africa, creating images inspired by her...

Don’t miss the Film Society’s Filmusic Festival

The M.V. Film Society starts streaming its Filmusic Festival on Thursday, June 25, now in its eighth year. As an added bonus, Island musicians...

Perseverance through poetry

Creative self-expression is a source of solace for many, especially in times of anxiety. This is the ideology followed by the Island's own Featherstone...

Grab some popcorn

A drive-in theater has come to the Island this summer, thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival and the YMCA...

Louisa Gould Gallery sails into summer with first exhibit of the season

The Louisa Gould Gallery has officially opened for the summer season. Last Monday, June 8, the first day that Phase 2 allowed for galleries...

‘1 Angry Black Man’ opens up conversation about race

“1 Angry Black Man” (2018) joins the M.V. Film Society’s virtual movies, and it couldn’t be more appropriate for the time. Menelek Lumumba’s film...

Patricia Favreau joins the board of directors at MVFF

West Tisbury resident Patricia Favreau has joined the board of directors of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival. Favreau is the executive vice president and chief...

Online memoir-writing workshop with Moira Silva

The Chilmark library offers an online memoir writing workshop with Moira Silva on Tuesdays, June 30 to July 21, from 10:30 am to noon....