Saturday, August 13, 2022

‘Stan Murphy at 100’ on exhibition at the M.V. Museum

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Stan Murphy was renowned as a premiere and well-respected Island artist. The current exhibition at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum is an overview of his...

Lost time

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Donna Gordon’s beautifully crafted “What Ben Franklin Would Have Told Me” abounds with unusual characters and an engrossing story. We immediately are thrust into...

Filmusic continues this weekend

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What could be better than another weekend filled with music films? Playing on Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26, are four documentaries: “Learning...

‘Connect the Dots’

During the height of the pandemic, with businesses closed and people sequestering themselves in self-imposed quarantine, artist Kate Feiffer was busy creating communities of...

What’s playing

When is a film society more than a film center? When it’s a place for the performing arts as well. We’re in for a...

A weekend of ‘Truth and Joy’

Join the Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition and several other Island organizations at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs for a celebration of diverse cultures with...

Circuit Arts presents screening of ‘The Orchard’

Dr. Carol Rocamora, one of the foremost Chekov scholars in the country, will introduce and discuss a live-streamed performance of “The Orchard” from the...

Around the Writers’ Table

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While the Taste of the Vineyard was going on in Edgartown, I was tasting tapas in London with several Vineyard friends. One of them...

Hydrangea tour at Polly Hill

Join Polly Hill Arboretum for a botanical spotlight tour focused on beautiful hydrangeas. Arboretum grounds manager Ian Jochems will share his favorite hydrangeas, provide...

To be a child star

For years, John Washbrook starred in the beloved series “My Friend Flicka,” and then went on to a professional acting career before becoming a...

Urban Bush Women and The Yard

Join The Yard and the Urban Bush Women at the Tabernacle for a special event recognizing and celebrating the racial history of the Island....

A new you

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How do you go through life-altering trauma and come out the other side? Michele Neff Hernandez’s book “Different After You: Rediscovering Yourself and Healing...

Life on Chappy

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The tagline to Rob Kagan’s stunningly written memoir “Noah’s Rejects” is “a cautionary tale about life on an island paradise.” And while sometimes laugh-out-loud...

Photographer Michael Johnson captures the Island in every season

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While the January nor’easter brought challenges for some on the Island, it was a bonafide gift for photographer Michael Johnson. While he lived here...

Images of migration by land and by sea

Part-time Chilmark resident Ellen Levine combines two career trajectories in a series of paintings that are currently on display at the Chilmark library. Her...

Out of the gate

What do an enslaved Black male born in the 1800s, a Thoroughbred racehorse sired in Kentucky in the same era, a struggling artist commissioned...

Around the Writers’ Table

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In 2019, roving grammar guru Ellen Jovin set up her grammar table at Islanders Write and greeted the grammar-minded on their way into the...

What Are You Watching? ‘Winning Time: Rise of the Lakers Dynasty’

Rating: 3.5/5 stars In this season of basketball championships, if you’re not getting enough drama in the Celtics-Warriors series, you should dribble your clicker over...

Yoga for kids at Polly Hill

The Little Sprouts youth program at Polly Hill Arboretum offers a narrative storytelling yoga class on Monday, June 20, from 10:30 to 11:30 am....

‘A Girl of Color’ author talk

Author Vikki Young will be at the Edgartown library on Saturday, June 18, from 10:30 to 11 am, to read her book “A Girl...