Arts & Entertainment

Shopping in Oak Bluffs

Basic's, Phillip's Hardware, Rosebud's, Reliable and Mocha Mott's (to name a few) are very excited to have more company back on Circuit Avenue after the long winter.

Reel Picks

From his first appearance in 1984, Freddy Krueger has become the quintessential bump in the night, terriorizing suburban teenagers.

Reel Picks

Greenberg (R)Director Noah Baumbach ("The Squid and the Whale," "Margot at the Wedding") brings out the best in Ben Stiller and Greta Gerwig in this slow moving, funny/sad character study.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Fish Tank”

"Fish Tank," a powerful portrait of life in an English public housing project, is told exclusively from the viewpoint of a 15-year-old girl.

Richard North Patterson pens new book, “The Spire”

Look for a change of pace in "The Spire," Island resident Richard North Patterson's recent thriller of murder and embezzlement on a small college campus in central Ohio.

Minnesingers Spring Show

It was indeed An American Celebration this past weekend, when the Minnesingers performed two concerts at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's Performing Arts Center.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s Evening of the Arts

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) celebrates its annual Evening of the Arts this Wednesday, May 19.

Author Carol McCleary speaks in Oak Bluffs

"The Alchemy of Murder" by Carol McCleary, Forge Books, 2010.

What’s happening: Main Street, Vineyard Haven

First, a big thank you to all the stores that stayed open for us this winter.

Noteworthy events

This summer, the Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS) celebrates its 40th anniversary with five concerts in Edgartown and five in Chilmark during July and August.

Kings of Cabernet Dinner Menu

First course — Surf and turf with scallops by Johnny Graham of the Home Port, paired with Mondavi cabernet.

Taylor Toole: Martha’s Vineyard filmmaker debuts latest

"After Work," Taylor Toole's newest film, was almost an afterthought.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Broken Embraces”

"Broken Embraces," the latest film from Spain's master director Pedro Almodovar, creates a dazzling pastiche of love, death, and melodrama that often feels dream-like.

Spa gifts for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is the perfect time to say thank you for all that your mom has done for you over the years, from birthing you to rubbing your back when you were sick.

Water is Life Festival in photos

The Water is Life Festival, sponsored by National Geographic and World Waterway, concluded Sunday evening at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown, after a weekend full of events — from a book signing and authors' reception to a movie screening and concert.

Lambert’s Cove Art Studio student show

Cynthia Wayman has been teaching children of all ages at her Lambert's Cove studio for more than 30 years.

Island Theatre Workshop opens new doors

Island Theatre Workshop (ITW) is very excited to have their own space after 42 years of traveling to different venues, from the Sailing Camp Park in Oak Bluffs to schools and senior centers.

Derby Day at the P.A.

There were Mint Juleps aplenty at the Portuguese-American Club last Saturday for what some call the most exciting two minutes in sports, the Kentucky Derby.

Reel Picks

It's hard to have a romance with Stan (Alex O'Loughlin), a come-lately Mr.

New veggie cookbook by Susie Middleton

"Fast, Fresh and Green" by Susie Middleton, photographs by Ben Fink, Chronicle Books, April 2010, 224 ppg.