Thursday, March 4, 2021

Arts & Entertainment

Vineyard Playhouse Coffeehouse

This weekend the Vineyard Playhouse will play host to a couple of very talented and engaging female singer/songwriters, one — an import from Boston — on the forefront of the folk rock circuit and the other, an Island girl who is poised to make her mark on the scene with the release of a powerful debut CD.

What’s happening: Edgartown

Edgartown has new faces, revamped stores, location changes, and even a store that moved back from another town.


Vineyard House, a safe, sober place to live for Islanders in early recovery from substance abuse, invites the community to a potluck dinner and presentation at 6 pm on Thursday, June 3, at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury.

Reel Picks

Freddy Kruger (Jackie Earle Haley), the quintessential bump in the night, is now even darker and more ghoulish, tormenting the dreams of a group of small town students until they are afraid to fall asleep.

High school’s Evening of the Arts

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School held its annual Evening of the Arts on Wednesday, May 19.

Nick Bunker to appear at Bunch of Grapes

"Making Haste from Babylon (The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World, A New History)" by Nick Bunker, Alfred A.

Martha’s Vineyard California Wine Affair a success

It was one of the finest spring nights we've had so far this year.

Not just a 1 Night Stand

How many bands are there in the United States at any given minute? How many of them are any good? Probably more than is worth counting.

Island Theatre Workshop’s “The Summoning of Everyman”

The medieval morality play "The Summoning of Everyman" is uniquely suited to its venue, St.


A local chapter of Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous offers help and support for people suffering from various eating disorders.

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.