Arts & Entertainment

Authors speak on “Island Life”

Who would have guessed that 82 species of spiders, at least 463 species of moths, 201 saltwater fish and one lamprey have been recorded on and around our Island? These were among the fascinating bits of information Allan Keith and Stephen Spongberg shared with an interested audience at the Martha's Vineyard Museum Saturday afternoon.

Art shorts

You don't need to have fancy equipment or know much about the technical side of photography in order to enjoy Vineyard photographer Peter Simon's workshop, just enthusiasm and a desire to learn.

Reel Picks

Alice in Wonderland (PG)How could you not love a spin on a Lewis Carroll classic with a dolled-up Johnny Depp, a funny, fierce Helena...

Noteworthy

Due to popular demand, the Sustainable Book Club resumes meetings next month.

Pathways Projects Institute makes space for the arts

Looking for a community space to write, create art, or appreciate it? A new collaborative arts organization called Pathways Projects Institute has created just such a place at the Chilmark Tavern.

Lisa Grunwald’s “The Irresistible Henry House”

"The Irresistible Henry House," by Lisa Grunwald, Random House, March 2010, 407 ppg.

Island Community Chorus performs this weekend

The Island Community Chorus got an unexpected gift of time when, just weeks into this rehearsal season, the Martha's Vineyard Hospital rescheduled its grand opening for the weekend of April 10 and 11.

Women Empowered dinner

Many dined at Mediterranean this past Sunday, April 11, to raise money for Women Empowered (WE), a non-profit organization that offers free life skills coaching programs, grants, and loans to Islanders.

West Tisbury students perform Caribbean folktale

Students in grades five through eight performed in the West Tisbury School's production "Once on This Island, Jr.

Golf courses open for the season

We wait for it all winter and into the spring: the day they say the greens are ready.

Island musicians pay tribute to Neil Young

Chappaquiddick musician and songwriter Kevin Keady joins several other Island musicians in a tribute to Neil Young at The Wharf.

Noteworthy

The Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven hosts a special screening of "E.

Reel picks

Alice in Wonderland (PG)How could you not love a spin on a Lewis Carroll classic with a dolled-up Johnny Depp, a funny, fierce Helena...

Cooking for a crowd at LeRoux

After about an hour of energetic multi-tasking, Cybele Sprague, owner of Zapotec Restaurant, set out big bowls with mussels, zesty green rice, and a wonderfully flavorful house salad.

“Pilgrimage” shows at Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center

There are quiet conversations among the family about the weather and shouldn't Ilana be wearing a hat, and there they are strolling through fields of wildflowers under springtime blue skies, along country roads, through old town squares, and pausing to place stones of remembrance on the monuments to those who died on the forced death marches out of Austrian concentration camps.

Special Events M.V.

Thanks to the efforts of two local men, Joe Gervais and Joao Barbosa, Islanders have two opportunities to see an independent film at the Capawock Theatre.

Jemima James and Dan Waters perform April 9

With her warm, truth-telling voice and her 60s-era Gibson Hummingbird guitar, singer-songwriter Jemima James is a cornerstone of the Vineyard folk-music scene.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Trust Us, This Is All Made Up”

Despite its unwieldy title, the documentary "Trust Us, This Is All Made Up" fine-tunes the fine art of improvisation to comic perfection.

Noteworthy

Green Fair seeking vendorsWorld Waterway of Martha's Vineyard and National Geographic will hold a "Green Fair" in conjunction with the book launch of "Written in Water: Messages of Hope for Earth's Most Precious Resource.