Making Meaning With Language

Author Percival Everett, whose new book James came out earlier this year, will be at the Performing Arts Center Sunday as part of the Martha's Vineyard Author Series.

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Speaking in Volumes, Through Art and Poetry

There are paintbrushes in Harry’s Seymour art studio, about 50 or more in various sizes, shapes and thickness, but they sit on the sidelines resting idle by the sink in all manner of plastic containers.

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Softball Coach Puts Passion for the Game First

Tiffany McCarty moved to the Vineyard in 2022 to be the director of nursing at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Right away she began looking into ways to revitalize the softball program on the Island.

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Forever Creator Looks to the Vineyard for Inspiration

The Netflix adaptation of Judy Blume’s novel, Forever, began shooting on the Island Monday, with seasonal resident Mara Brock Akil producing and writing the eight-part series, and directing the Vineyard episode.

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Fifty Years of Fishing Fun at Kids Trout Tournament

Wednesday was pond stocking day for the Kid’s Trout Tournament which begins at daybreak at Duarte's Pond on Saturday, May 4.

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In Tune With Life’s Journey as a Psychiatrist and Guitar Player

It was a dream that inspired Island resident Dr. Peter Halperin to record his forthcoming album, Bring On The Storm.

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The Plot Thickens in Retirement

For nearly four years now, Mathew Tombers has been a steady presence behind the counter — and out on the porch — at Edgartown Books. With wispy white hair and erudite speech, he has also become a fixture of the Island literary scene.

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Ewell Hopkins Declines to Run For Reelection

After 10 years of meetings, dozens of applications and a fair amount of controversial decisions, Ewell Hopkins will step down from the Oak Bluffs planning board this spring, opting to not run for reelection. 

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A Life in Illustration Is Fueled by the Joy of Free Expression

From the eternal flame at the Kirkuk oil fields to the one-room schoolhouse in West Tisbury, Anne Ganz's cartoons tell the story of her life.

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Learning to Fly, Steel Plates and All

Just three days in to creating his third kinetic bird sculpture, Tim Laursen has already figured out how to make the wings flap.

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