Thursday, September 28, 2023

Arts & Entertainment

Diane Nicholls teaches to draw what’s around

"To engage your mind with your hand, through your surroundings," is the stated goal of Diane Nicholls' drawing class, "Observing and Drawing the Landscape," at Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury.

Tisbury Street Fair

The annual Tisbury Street Fair was a great success last Thursday night, June 8.

Exciting kick-off for MV Hebrew Center’s Summer Series

Last Thursday evening marked an enticing beginning to the summer season of Institute Speakers at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center.

OperaFest 2010 this Friday at Union Chapel

"Glitter and Be Gay" is considered among the most difficult arias to master.

From inside out: Artist Marie-Louise Rouff

After years as a visitor, abstract artist Marie-Louise Rouff has settled on the Island, joining the Vineyard's community of talented painters.

Stan Strickland, Joel Harrison to play at Ocean Club

Longtime friends, jazz musicians Stan Strickland and Joel Harrison, have been playing the occasional gig on the Vineyard since the early 80s.

“Evening of the Arts” in Edgartown

Tonight in Edgartown, from 6 to 8 pm, the "Evening of the Arts" will take place at The Christina Gallery, Eisenhauer Gallery, North Water Gallery, and Willoughby Fine Art Gallery.

Kate Feiffer’s new children’s book: “But I Wanted a Baby Brother!”

"But I Wanted A Baby Brother!" Kate Feiffer, illustrations by Diane Goode.

What’s playing this week

The Island's summer banquet of interesting, not-to-be-missed films continues this week.


Optional Art — Nikki Sedacca, 10 am to 6 pm.

Beach reads

There are biographies, historical novels, mysteries, among the other types of books — good summer reads, those books you read barefoot, or on a porch, or while your skin freckles and you smell like coconut oil.

Quick Draw Artist Thaw Malin

Thaw Malin seems an easy-going man, cerebral and soft spoken.

Island tackle shops

Summer time on the Vineyard is a splendorous thing.

Artists debut work on-Island

Ten artists made their debut at the Oak Bluffs Arts District Stroll this past Saturday.

Noteworthy events

Don't miss the 10th anniversary of Ice Savours this Friday, July 16 at the East Chop Beach Club.

Shopping in Nevin Square, Edgartown

Feeling a little wary of crowds after a great, but busy, Fourth of July weekend? Why not settle back and relax with some shopping in the tranquil setting of Nevin Square, which is tucked away in the heart of Edgartown, just off of Winter Street.

What’s the best and worst about owning a gallery?

Madeline Fisher, owner Fisher Gallery: Our paintings include a lot of images and objects from the generations of our history, so the best thing is when people come in and are drawn to a piece of art, almost being transfixed by it.

Amy Brenneman performs at The Yard

This weekend, Amy Brenneman, of television and movie fame, and longtime collaborator Sabrina Peck, will present an original work, "Mouth Wide Open," based on writings of Ms.

Noteworthy events

Nancy Jephcote brings her original folk music to the Katherine Cornell Theatre this Saturday, July 10, at 7:30 pm.

Gallery Strolling on Dukes County Avenue

This Saturday, July 10, from 4 to 7 pm, you can walk a block and gain an entirely new perspective on what's happening in the world of art on Martha's Vineyard.