Monday, April 15, 2024

Dance

Side notes from the Side Yard

A Salt Lake City native, Chloe Jones graduated from Wesleyan University this past May with a double major in dance and Hispanic literatures and cultures. She currently serves as development intern at the Yard,...

‘A Walk in the [Very Scary] Woods’ at the M.V. Playhouse: An old and...

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This is a play you’ll want to see with a few of your smartest and funniest friends. Since they’re smart, they probably have a grasp of recent history, “recent” in this case defined as...

Get up and get moving

Looking for a more lively way to start your day? Dance, opera, and theater queen Wendy Taucher has just what you need this summer. Every morning through Labor Day, get your blood flowing and...

Side notes from the Side Yard

A Salt Lake City native, Chloe Jones graduated from Wesleyan University this past May with a double major in dance and Hispanic literatures and cultures. She currently serves as development intern at the Yard,...

Side notes from the Side Yard

A Salt Lake City native, Chloe Jones graduated from Wesleyan University this past May with a double major in dance and Hispanic literatures and cultures. She currently serves as development intern at the Yard,...

That’s a wrap: RISE recital showcases year’s talent|

Last weekend the students of RISE Vineyard Performing Arts presented their year-end accomplishments at the dance school's eighth annual recital, titled “Masters and Masterpieces,” on Saturday and again on Sunday at the Martha's Vineyard...

From off-Broadway to off Main Street: The Vineyard Arts Project brings New York theater...

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For the past five years, the Vineyard Arts Project (VAP) on Upper Main Street, Edgartown, has been a nurturing ground for some of the country's most exciting new theater work. Although the facility, set...

Pay attention to 'Not Constantinople' while you still can

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Neil Simon c/o Plaza Suite The Plaza Hotel New York, N.Y. Neil, I'm writing you at the Plaza because it's the only address I could figure out. I thought with the run Plaza Suite had, you probably spend a...

The U.S. Slave Song Project’ returns to the Island next week

The Jim Thomas Spirituals Choir presents the “U.S. Slave Song Project” on Wednesday, June 24, at 5 pm at the Chilmark public library. This will be the choir’s 10th season performing on the Vineyard. The...

Side notes from the Side Yard: A dancer writes

A Salt Lake City native, Chloe Jones graduated from Wesleyan University this past May with a double major in dance and Hispanic literatures and cultures. She currently serves as development intern at the Yard,...

The Yard sheds city lights on our neck of the woods

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We know we’ve been on the Island too long when metropolitan artists come here to try out new pieces, and we find it all as rich and strange as it is dazzling. So it...

The Yard names Alison Manning new executive director

The board of directors of the Yard announced this week that Alison Manning has been promoted to the position of executive director of the Yard. According to a press release, under the new organizational structure,...

Dancing up a storm, and then some

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Since 2011, when David White took over as artistic and executive director of the Yard choreography residency and performance space, a lot of exciting things have happened at the pastoral campus in the hills...

An Evening of the Arts at MVRHS

Don’t miss the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) showcase of visual and performing arts, including drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, architecture, sculpture, video, animation, design, graphics, video games, invention, fashion, music, theater, and dance,...

Moving to the music: Belly dancing on Martha's Vineyard

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Belly dancing is the antithesis and the fix for all of American women’s woes and neuroses about their bodies. You can’t be too young nor too old, too large nor too petite, to transform...

What’s Written Within

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What's Written Within, the Martha’s Vineyard improvisational modern dance company, is composed of Island men and women ages 17 to 89 who have come together to explore the art of improvising dance. The group...

Belly dancers at the West Tisbury library

Vineyard Belly Dance and Revue, an Island-grown nonprofit dance troupe, will be performing at the West Tisbury library on Saturday, April 18, at 1 pm. The six-member troupe has been sharing the beauty of...

‘All’s Well That Ends Well’ at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

Don’t miss the next performance of Shakespeare for the Masses, on the Patricia Neal Stage of the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse this weekend. This time around the group is performing All’s Well That Ends Well:...

RISE Dance Company show off their skills at the Oak Bluffs School

The 2015 RISE Dance Company presented their competitive choreography at the group’s fourth annual showcase this past Sunday at the Oak Bluffs School auditorium, in front of a packed house of performers' family members,...

Oak Bluffs' Got Talent

The exciting 17th annual Oak Bluffs School talent show took place last Friday and Saturday, featuring students ranging from kindergarten through eighth grade, and even a few teachers and parents. This year’s show featured...