Friday, October 15, 2021

Art on the water

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With COVID restrictions in place last year and into early 2021, Pathways Arts was unable to continue its series of off-season indoor events, relying...

Surf and sail

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Last September, when the Mystic Seaport Museum closed its Maritime Art Gallery after 37 years of exhibiting art of the sea, Louisa Gould stepped...

Mixed-media designs and tapestries at Playhouse Art Space

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Seven years ago, Nancy Shaw Cramer closed the popular Vineyard Haven gallery she had owned and directed for 20 years. Then she headed into...

Putting something on paper

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We are lucky on two counts with Justen Ahren. First, he is teaching both an introductory “Devotion to Writing” workshop and one specifically for...

The rest of the International Film Festival lineup

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The M.V. International Film Festival, which began on Tuesday, continues through the weekend with some of the best films of the series. Most of...

Barbara Lee: A civil rights icon

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“Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power” comes to the M.V. Film Festival’s drive-in theater at the YMCA in Oak Bluffs on Saturday, Sept. 11....

History lessons

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Abigail McGrath is a ball of fire, so it's no surprise she's embarking on a new project. Her “Hidden Heroes,” a series of plays...

International Film Festival arrives this week

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“Other Places, Other People,” is the title of the International Film Festival, opening this week from Tuesday, Sept. 7, through Sunday, Sept. 12. Now...

Grief on your terms

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Last Friday, when Hurricane Ida was maliciously eyeing the Gulf Coast, I briefly spoke to Merissa Nathan Gerson about her new book, “Forget Prayers,...

‘On Island’ to premiere at the drive-in

The locally made film “On Island” will have its public premiere at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival Drive-In at the YMCA on Saturday, Sept....

Portraits by three artists at Kara Taylor Gallery

“People You Know, People You Don’t Know” is the title of a new exhibit at the Kara Taylor Gallery in Chilmark. The portraits of...

Featherstone features important Black illustrator exhibit

For children's book illustrators, the Caldecott Medal, awarded annually by the Association for Library Services to Children, is the highest honor to which one...

Deaf family life depicted in ‘CODA’

“CODA” plays at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center on Friday, August 27, and continues Saturday, August 28, and Monday, August 30. The acronym stands...

Livingston Taylor lands at the Loft

Folk-pop musician Livingston Taylor comes to the Loft in Oak Bluffs with special guest Alisa Amador on Saturday, August 28. Taylor returns to the...

Island light

Nine painters gathered from AIRE MV and set their easels down by the Edgartown wharf last Wednesday. The artists have been painting in different...

One Island, many abilities

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The Martha’s Vineyard Disability Film Festival came about through an enthusiastic synchronicity that led to bringing a shared dream to life. Working with the...

Artist Jeanne Staples is drawn to many subjects

Edgartown artist Jeanne Staples ended her exhibition at the Granary Gallery a few weeks ago, and there are still a few works on display....

Celebrating Ellis Haizlip in ‘Mr. Soul!’

The documentary “Mr. Soul!” about Ellis Haizlip, comes to the M.V. Film Center for one night on Tuesday, August 24, with director Melissa Haizlip...

Experience Bryan Collier’s illustrations in Featherstone’s exhibit

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Bryan Collier is one of the stellar artists featured in “From Caldecott to Coretta Scott,” an exhibition of Black children’s book illustrators at Featherstone...

ITW presents ‘Sunday in the Park’

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The show must go on! Well, at least this summer Island Theatre Workshop can do just that. After canceling last year’s musical because of...
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