Friday, December 2, 2022

Arts & Entertainment

A big dill

For all the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s peeps, it’s time to skip the bar and head to Airport Fitness Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 5:30 to 7 pm to play pickleball. Don’t know how...

Stanley Murphy exhibit

Stop by the Louisa Gould Gallery on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 11 am to 5 pm. Currently showing original oil paintings and drawings by the late Stanley Murphy, a well known Island artist who...

Growing community

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Slough Farm in Edgartown was created as a nonprofit educational farm and gathering space in 2017. The majority of the food raised and grown on the farm goes to Island Grown Initiative (IGI), and...

What Are You Watching? ‘The Great British Bake Off’

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars There is only one thing I don’t like about “The Great British Bake Off,” which streams on Netflix. When I watch it, I get cravings, and it’s impossible for...

‘The Banshees of Inisherin,’ a haunting tale of broken friendship

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“The Banshees of Inisherin'' continues to play at the M.V. Film Center this weekend, Nov. 11 and 12, and next, Nov. 16 and 17. Set on an island off the West Coast of Ireland,...

Lots to do at the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury library will be bustling for the month of November, with fascinating workshops, yoga classes, fun activities for kids, and plenty of cool craft courses to pick from. On Thursday, Nov. 3, at...

Poet’s Corner

Springer By Lucas Thors There’s this special path Never covered in leaf litter Where furry feet constantly compress So many memories Arlo springs Through briars and bright flowers Black curly ears become airborne So many acres to soar. Sometimes we make a game Out of...

Fantastic fabric with the quilt guild

The Martha’s Vineyard Modern Quilt Guild will debut some of their beautiful handmade quilts at the West Tisbury library through the month of November, according to a press release from the guild. According to...

Raise the roof

Everyone is gearing up for the 2022 Barn Raisers Ball on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 7 to 10 pm at the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society. The celebration commemorates the raising of the Agricultural Hall...

‘Triangle of Sadness’ satirizes the not-so-beautiful people

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“Triangle of Sadness” comes to the M.V. Film Center on Thursday, Nov. 3. Directed by Ruben Öslund, this Cannes Palme d’Or winner is a black comedy about the filthy rich. “Triangle of sadness” refers...

Creativity abounds at Sense of Wonder this fall

Sense of Wonder Creations will begin its Autumn Art Class season in November for five weeks. “We will continue again after the holiday vacation in January and go through the spring. Our curriculum will...

Dick Iacovello’s evolution

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Dick Iacovello is a fixture at Mocha Mott's in Vineyard Haven, and for the month of November, the popular coffee spot will feature an exhibit of his latest work — a new wave of...

Mindful healing

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The Native Earth Teaching Farm in Chilmark will play host to two special daylong events during the next couple of weekends. On Saturday, Nov. 5, a group from Vermont and Boston called the Mobile...

Stress-free

Vineyard Complementary Medicine in Edgartown hosts a 5-point ear acupuncture clinic Monday, Nov. 7, from 6 to 7 pm. The 5-Point National Acupuncture Detox Association Protocol can help with many issues, including stress relief,...

Hook it up

Whether you're learning to crochet or are more advanced, the Vineyard Haven library offers an adult class Sunday, Nov. 6, from 3 to 5 pm. Stop by to whip up a couple of granny...

Wonderful in the woods

Head to Island Folk Pottery in Chilmark on Thursday, Nov. 3, any time of the day for a short enjoyable walk. It’s free and the trail is a quarter-mile long. It has whimsical sculptures...

Popping up at Juniper

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It’s never too early to start celebrating and preparing for the holidays, and Juniper — a floral shop, artist co-op, and branch of Donaroma’s all rolled into one — is setting us up to...

What Are You Watching? ‘Bad Sisters’

I have a subscription to nearly every noteworthy streaming service, and was happy to order Apple TV a couple of years ago. I’ve watched “The Morning Show,” “Truth Be Told,” “Ted Lasso,” and “Defending...

History on canvas

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When Stan Murphy died in 2003, the Island lost not only a brilliant artist, but also a well-loved longtime member of the community who immersed himself in Vineyard life. Throughout his illustrious career, Murphy...

What Are You Watching? ‘Explained’

5 stars If you’re looking to gain a little education on a lot of topics, this Netflix show is just what you’re looking for. With three seasons, there are 44 20-minute episodes, each focusing on...