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Not Just Books: Martha’s Vineyard Libraries Have It All

March 18, 2019

There are six public libraries on Martha’s Vineyard, one in each town. Islanders love their libraries and have invested in them over many years, creating bright and comfortable public spaces that are open year-round. Visitors are always welcome and will find much more than books inside. At the Oak Bluffs library, for instance, you can […]

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Galleries, Art Shows & Events All Winter Long

January 21, 2019

It may be winter on Martha’s Vineyard, but there’s no off-season for the arts on this creative island. Some of the Vineyard’s best art galleries are open year-round, including Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, which has a collection of more than 700 paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures. (Photo above: curator Monina von Opel with Songbird of Haiti […]

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Live From the Vineyard: It’s Musical January!

January 8, 2019

With Christmas and New Year’s receding from view, the first month of 2019 is a time for quiet contemplation—somewhere, probably. But on the Vineyard, musicians are filling the month of January with live entertainment.  Last weekend, audiences flocked to three cabaret-style performances of Molly Conole’s Wicked Good Musical Revue at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse in […]

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Island Light: Winter Beauty in a Photographer’s Eye

December 20, 2018

There’s a particular beauty to winter on the Vineyard, when vistas open up and crowds disappear. It’s a landscape that photographer Tim Johnson captures in endless alluring compositions in his weekly feature for the Vineyard Gazette called “Island Light.” Tim approaches his subjects with awe and curiosity, but never in a predictable way. He moves […]

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Holiday Shopping: Pop-Ups, Fairs and Festivals

November 21, 2018

One-of-a-kind, artisan, locally-made gifts — looking for one of these this holiday season? You’re in luck. In addition to great shopping in all the down-Island towns this year, there will be more pop-ups, fairs and festivals than ever before. Some shows open soon and last through Christmas, others are one-night events. Grab a friend and […]

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To the Cinema: MV International Film Fest All Weekend

September 7, 2018

Film fans, this is your weekend on the Vineyard. The 13th annual Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival had its official kickoff party last night (though films began rolling on Tuesday) and the line-ups for this weekend at Island theaters are stellar. Films show at both the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center in Tisbury Marketplace in Vineyard […]

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