Friday, May 20, 2022

Arts & Entertainment

Feeling ‘Full’

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Julia Spiro’s thought-provoking new book, “Full: A Novel,” is an incisive exploration of what it can cost to maintain appearances on the outside, no...

The world of Georgian immigrants in ‘Brighton 4th’

​“Brighton 4th” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Thursday, March 31. This film enters the world of Georgians who have established themselves in...

Innocence lost

The image may be one that you're familiar with. Four lifeless bodies lie facedown in the street, the aftermath of a Russian mortar blast...

Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Don Carlos’ at the Film Center

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD brings the grand opera “Don Carlos” to the M.V. Film Center in a performance on Saturday, March 26....

What Are You Watching?

I'm no longer a TV watcher, though during the pandemic I definitely enjoyed a few series from “Peaky Blinders” (eyes shut for certain scenes)...

Island writers on writing

It began when she gave up. Her computer irretrievably and maliciously devoured the first 68 pages of a memoir she was working on, what...

Covid Monologues MV calls for submissions

Covid Monologues MV is currently accepting monologues of 650 words or less as they relate to: what's currently going on, any pandemic-related thoughts since...

Spring sing

The Island Community Chorus presents its 2022 Spring Concert, with two performances at the Old Whaling Church, on Saturday, March 26, at 7:30 pm...

Jewelry to support Ukraine

Last week the team at Stefanie Wolf Designs donated more than $750 to the Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund. Wolf explained that she had been...

Chopped for Charity at MVRHS

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s Project Vine's annual event "Chopped for Charity" is back and scheduled for Thursday, March 24, from 6 to 8...

Call for art and artists at Featherstone

Featherstone Center for the Arts is bringing a slew of enriching and unique opportunities for artists to the Vineyard in the coming months.  Starting off...

What Are You Watching?

“Vikings: Valhalla” I’m watching “Vikings: Valhalla” on Netflix, Season 1, Episodes 1 to 8. Season 2 has wrapped, and may be released later this year....

On the shelf

I’ve heard a lot of people say that their reading habits have changed since the beginning of the pandemic some two years ago —...

‘Flee’ is a remarkable mix of animation and live action

“Flee,” a docudrama about an Afghan refugee, plays at the M.V. Film Center on Thursday, March 17. It is particularly relevant in light of...

Tale of two styles

Pathways Arts has undertaken a series of art shows incorporating artist talks this year. Currently, the organization is featuring the work of painters Walker...

Architectural art

Jack Ryan is a master artist when it comes to the pen-and-ink technique. Look closely to see how he constructs entire compositions with stippling...

A life’s work

Marc Brown makes a cameo appearance in the series finale of the PBS show “Arthur.” (For those of you who haven’t been in the...

What Are You Watching?

“City on a Hill” I have always loved Kevin Bacon, and he is at his best playing less-than-wholesome FBI agent Jackie Rohr in this Boston-based...

Shipshape

Peering out the doorway of the Gannon & Benjamin Marine Railway all coated in sawdust, the Old Sculpin catboat waits for the day its...

‘Drive My Car,’ first Japanese film nominated for Best Picture

“Drive My Car” arrives at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, March 11. Despite its clunky title, this 2021 film is a major accomplishment....