Thursday, October 22, 2020

Arts & Entertainment

Online book talk with suspense author Jenny Milchman

The West Tisbury library hosts an online book talk with suspense writer Jenny Milchman on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 4:30 pm. Milchman will discuss...

Films from around the world at the M.V. Film Center

Starting next Tuesday, Sept. 8, is the 15th annual International Film Festival, taking place at the M.V. Film Center as well as virtually. The...

Ballet and books

Ballet, books, and fun — that’s what’s up at the West Tisbury library in September. Whether you Zoom in from your backyard or inside,...

Morrison by Weinstein: A collegial journey

One day in 1973, a young, scholarly Phil Weinstein and first-time novelist Toni Morrison, both nervous as cats, shared a stage in Oxford, Miss. Weinstein...

‘When It’s Over’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEEiHnR1aZU&feature=youtu.be I sat on Jon Zeeman’s back porch overlooking the woods and a slice of Lagoon Pond. Jon looks to be in his late 50s,...

E.T. visits Oak Bluffs

“E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” came to Oak Bluffs on August 28 as part of the YMCA drive-in series, done in partnership with the Martha’s Vineyard...

Bob Dutton dies before Zoom performance

UPDATED AUG. 29 Bob Dutton is known to countless Islanders for Island Entertainment, which he founded in 1986, for his work with the Martha’s Vineyard...

Focused on fashion

Sitting across from Ray Kellman in his living room, I can’t help but feel like I’m in a museum. Collections of books line the...

Two new women artists join Knowhere Gallery this season

This summer, Oak Bluffs’ Knowhere Gallery, now in its sophomore year, is showcasing the work of a handful of women artists. Joining the forces...

AIRE MV show opens at Old Sculpin

The “View from Here Plein Air Art Show,” featuring works from Aire MV artists, opens at Old Sculpin Gallery on August 29, and will...

‘Oliver Sacks: His Own Life’ documentary inspires

“Oliver Sacks: His Own Life” continues at the M.V. Film Center and virtually on Saturday, August 29. Directed by Ric Burns, brother of documentary...

Once in a Blue Moon will close its doors

Once in a Blue Moon is having more than a seasonal sale — store owner Ellen Wolfe calls it an “everything sale, a retirement...

The Yard partners with Slough Farm

The Yard announced in a press release that it will present “Phases,” a socially distanced site-specific dance performance by its internal dance collective, DanceTheYard,...

A good read for hard times

Frank Bergon has made a terrific life for himself as a literary professor, an editor, and author of a handful of novels and several...

Music at the movies

Laurel Redington, community outreach director at MVY Radio, says that a three-legged stool is the strongest kind. So when three Island nonprofits — the...

Winter Street Gallery makes its debut, showcasing contemporary art

A unique sort of gallery made its debut in Edgartown last month, and it's already created a good deal of buzz on the Island....

Gordon Lightfoot put Canada on the musical map

“Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind” comes to the M.V. Film Center and virtually on Friday, August 21. This documentary celebrates the...

Chicken Alley art show goes virtual

Chicken Alley Thrift Shop is hosting its 17th annual art and collectibles sale online now until August 31, according to a press release. Chicken Alley...

Picture this

During the depths of the Great Depression, the U.S. government helped support the arts by employing hundreds of artists through the WPA (Works Progress...

Count the days with a Vineyard Seadogs calendar

Hot dog, it's summertime and the "dog days of summer" are in full swing. It's a great time to be on the Island, but...