Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Arts & Entertainment

Every book counts

When I was a child, I surely read books in school, although I don’t remember any of them. It’s the books I read during...

New film addresses mental health

The beautiful clay cliffs of Aquinnah serve as a backdrop for a film shoot later this summer as the producers and crew of the...

Writing his truth

“Greyboy: Finding Blackness in a White World” isn’t exactly a memoir. As Cole Brown explains it, “What it is is a scrapbook, a collection...

The art of conservation

Last year Vineyarders took to the fields, woods, and shorelines in droves in order to alleviate the boredom of isolation and to revel in...

One baby-to-be, no wedding

“Together Together,” a comic tale about surrogate parenting, plays Thursday, June 17, at the M.V. Film Center. The film narrates the story from the...

The unknown journey of Lucy Stone

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Katherine A. Sherbrooke has written a gripping and important fictionalized memoir of Lucy Stone, fierce abolitionist and the earliest public proponent of women’s rights...

MVTimes columnist part of Connecticut Authors’ Forum

Nancy Slonim Aronie, MVTimes columnist, author of “Writing from the Heart,” and facilitator of the Chilmark Writing Workshop, is part of Journey Writers Inc.’s...

Yard work

Chloe Jones, the Yard’s executive director, is brimming with good news. While the winter-spring season included three residencies, two of which happened in the...

Telling other people’s stories

James Dale tells other people’s stories. It’s not that he’s a biographer; his books tend more toward memoir — only he’s not writing his...

Summer with the Playhouse

Live theater will be back this year, thanks to the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse. Although the organization's Vineyard Haven facility won't be open, the theater's...

The story of an extreme skier and jumper

“Super Frenchie,” a documentary about French-born extreme skier Matthias Giraud, is playing virtually at the M.V. Film Society. With summer weather arriving on the...

Blooming Art returns to the Old Mill

The Martha's Vineyard Garden Club recently announced that they will host the Blooming Art show this year at the Old Mill in West Tisbury....

‘Tangled Vines’

“Tangled Vines, Island Crimes” is a ripping good tale. This is no summer romance or breezy beach read. Its dark storyline takes place after...

ThRough the pandemic

Walking through the rabbit hole is exactly what the pandemic experience has been like — an altered reality not unlike attending the Mad Hatter’s...

Sense of place

Bestselling authors like Judy Blume, Richard Russo, Richard North Patterson, Geraldine Brooks, Linda Fairstein, and Elin Hilderbrand have done it. The list continues with...

MVFF drive-in series is back for summer

The popular drive-in movie series returns to the Island this summer, sponsored by Chilmark’s M.V. Film Festival in collaboration with the YMCA of Martha’s...

Let’s hear it for the bands

The Times reached out to some local musicians to get an idea of when we can see them next, playing live for Island audiences....

Mood-evoking images and maritime masterpieces at Louisa Gould Gallery

The Louisa Gould Gallery was one of the few to have stayed open steadily during the pandemic — when allowable, and with strict safety...
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