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Film Center Roots Grow Deeper

Two years ago, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society was what founder and executive director Richard Paradise calls a “gypsy organization.”

Sailor Surge for Holmes Hole This Summer

The big story to come out of the Holmes Hole Sailing Association’s summer series is the growing number of boats that are turning up at the starting line each week.

Drawing on a Love Affair With the Sea

On Saturday, there will be a reception in honor of John Stobart at his Edgartown gallery. The expatriate British painter, now 94, has built his painting career on precision-infused oil renderings of maritime scenes.

Honoring Oak Bluffs Through Images

When artist and photographer Michael Johnson began visiting Oak Bluffs at the age of 15, he immediately fell in love with its cultural and historic charm.

Tisbury Car Show

Tisbury firefighters host their annual car show on Sunday, August 31, from 1 to 5 p.m. in downtown Tisbury.

Abstract Art Show

Everyday objects are the subject for the Louisa Gould Gallery’s annual art show entitled Abstract Vision: The Colors and Forms Behind the Everyday. The exhibit opens on Friday, August 29.

Not Washing Ashore, This Art Is Island Made

Earlier this summer, Holly Lawyer put a roof over her art and a number of others’ when she opened up a shop at 55 Circuit avenue.

Oak Bluffs Fireworks Show Is Dazzling Display

Blankets and beach chairs dotted Ocean Park by early afternoon on Friday as fireworks revelers marked their spots for the annual display.

Presidential Vacation Winds Down

World affairs intruded more than ever this year on President Obama's Vineyard vacation. But still he managed some down time. The Obamas are scheduled to leave Sunday.

Similar Yet Different, Old Footage is Portal to Past

The film was shot at the Edgartown bathing beach on Chappaquiddick back in the summer of 1927. And it turns out that people swam, splashed, sunbathed, smiled at one another and flirted with the camera exactly the same way they do now, nearly 90 years later.

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