Monday, September 21, 2020

Arts & Entertainment

“Circle of Faith” tells history of Oak Bluffs Campgrounds

"Circle of Faith," by Sally Dagnall, Vineyard Stories, 2010, 160 pp.

MVRHS’ theatre troupe presents sneak preview before heading to Scotland

A special preview performance of "The Secret of the Seven Sisters" is this Sunday, August 1, at 4 pm at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's (MVRHS) Performing Arts Center.

Drink water for a cause

The 13th annual Water Tasting By-the-Sea event will take place this Thursday, July 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Richard and Nancy Friedman's estate in an expanded meadow in Edgartown.

Noteworthy events

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will host an exciting and very special event at the Chilmark Community Center this Thursday evening from 7 to 9 pm.

West Tisbury Library After Hours

This Sunday evening, local chefs, musicians, and authors will gather at the West Tisbury Public Library to kickoff the West Tisbury Library Foundation (WTLF)'s capital campaign to raise $1.

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”: a comedic experience

Those precocious kids we love to hate are played for laughs as they reveal an arsenal of emotional damage in Island Theatre Workshop's (ITW) production of the musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

“The Rise and Fall of Annie Hall”: New England’s premier of comedy at the...

The Vineyard Playhouse and Artistic Director MJ Bruder Munafo present "The Rise and Fall of Annie Hall" from July 22 to August 7, the New England premiere of a new comedy by Sam Forman, directed by Johanna McKeon.

Noteworthy events

Nell Irvin Painter, Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University, will speak Thursday evening at the Chilmark Community Center on her book, "The History of White People.

Reel Picks

Quirky characters, slam-bam action, and absolutely no suspense.

Mishka, Arrested Development, and Donavon Frankenreiter at Nectar’s

On the second track of Mishka's 2009 album Above the Bones, the international reggae sensation announces, "Here comes that train again.

Amphitheater transforms for magical performance of Midsummer Night’s Dream

Moments before the proverbial curtain was to rise on this year's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," something seemed amiss.

Island publisher and illustrator collaborate on children’s story

"Nighttide on a Vineyard Farm" by Patty Schaal, illustrations by Margot Datz, Vineyard Stories, 2010, 14 pp.

Martha’s Vineyard puppet festival: weekend of enchantment

The Martha's Vineyard puppet festival took place throughout last weekend, with three days of puppet-filled events.

Joanna Rush comes to The Yard

A new one-woman show, playing at The Yard this weekend, details its author's journey from devout Catholic to chorus girl to successful actress, dancer, and writer.

College troubadours land at Featherstone

A very talented band of troubadours has landed on Martha's Vineyard briefly to stage an original outdoor show before heading on to New York City's Fringe Festival.

MV Chamber Music Society presents an impressive celebration

All summer, festivities are abundant for the Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS) as the organization celebrates its 40th anniversary with five distinctive festival concerts.

Island movie series highlight dance, sumo, photos, schools

A special collaboration of The Yard, the Martha's Vineyard Film Society, and Benjamin Hall will bring the documentary, "Dancing Across Borders" to the Capawock Theatre on Sunday afternoon, July 25.

OperaFest 2010 this Friday at Union Chapel

"Glitter and Be Gay" is considered among the most difficult arias to master.

Stan Strickland, Joel Harrison to play at Ocean Club

Longtime friends, jazz musicians Stan Strickland and Joel Harrison, have been playing the occasional gig on the Vineyard since the early 80s.