Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Arts & Entertainment

Game night

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The tease of warm weather last weekend did not inspire me to head outdoors. Instead, I continued my plans for indoor fun to pass the time. I was lucky enough to be invited to...

On the go

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Ok, so it's January on Martha's Vineyard. Post-holiday blues. Patriots choked against the Ravens, so no playoffs. Opening Day at Fenway is months away. What to do now? You'd be surprised what's out there...

Martin Luther King still shows the way

The theme of the annual Martha's Vineyard NAACP membership and award brunch this year was "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Barack Obama" and the emphasis was on continuing the fight for civil rights...

Classic undertaking

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I'm not going to talk about New Year's resolutions again. That ship has sailed. I'm sure that by this time, three weeks into 2010, you've made and broken yours. I decided that as I...

Origami unfolded: “Between the Folds”

Paper hats, paper airplanes, and origami cranes seem like child's play. The documentary "Between the Folds" demonstrates that paper folding is far more sophisticated than children's games. This intriguing film about the elegant art...

Play on: “Twelfth Night”

For every season there is a play, and right after New Year's, it's time for "Twelfth Night." Cue Shakespeare for the Masses: Quick and Painless and Free, the irreverent, witty, script-in-hand performance troupe. MJ...

Crafty solutions

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The holidays are over, the snow is not leaving, and the artic blast just doesn't seem to end. Why not settle in, get cozy, and be productive with some crafts. You could paint a...

Take your chances: Karaoke at Seasons

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Each Tuesday and Saturday night, Season's Eatery and Pub in Oak Bluffs tries to help Vineyarders and visitors endure those long, cold winter nights by offering up karaoke from 9:30 until closing. Though not filled...

Trouble parades in on New Year’s

Tom Quinn's film, "The New Year Parade," uses preparations for the traditional New Years Mummers Parade as the background for a story about a family in the throes of divorce. The Martha's Vineyard Film...

The path less traveled: Guided winter walks

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Four Vineyard conservation groups conspire all winter long to get us out of the house and onto some of the Island's most scenic paths. Led by ecologists and naturalists, the walks range from leisurely...

Making a difference: “Three Cups of Tea” project

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It sounds like the plot of some sort of adventure movie with an emotional twist. In 1993, having spent 70 days trying to scale K2, the world's second highest mountain, climber Greg Mortenson got...

Skin deep

While many of us have made a New Year's resolution to improve our appearance with a fitness regimen, few may have thought to spend a little more time on the care of our skin...