Louisa Hufstader

Farmers Wanted: Preserving Island Land With Agriculture
Louisa Hufstader

Across the country, farmland is disappearing forever at a rapid rate, according to American Farmland Trust president John Piotti, who will speak at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury Monday night at 7 p.m.

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Dusty and the Big Bad World Adds Levity to the Culture Wars
Louisa Hufstader
At the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse through July 29, Cusi Cram’s political comedy Dusty and the Big Bad World is a fast-paced and funny take on the culture wars of the last Republican administration, sparing neither the right nor the left.
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Alison Shaw's Shoreline Series Anchors Arts District Stroll
Louisa Hufstader

The Oak Bluffs Arts District, a short and colorful stretch of businesses and homes along Dukes County avenue, was a lively scene Saturday afternoon as the summer’s first arts stroll got underway.

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Arts Incubator Grows Decade of Creative Roots in Edgartown
Louisa Hufstader
Vineyard Arts Project celebrates its 10 anniversary this summer. The summer season begins this weekend with a pair of shows at the Upper Main street campus in Edgartown.
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Martha's Vineyard Playhouse Opens With Timely Tale
Louisa Hufstader
Dusty and the Big Bad World, in previews beginning June 30, and running from July 6 through July 29 and running at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse is a darkly hilarious but even-handed take on political correctness.
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Cronig's Real Estate Celebrates Full Century in Business
Louisa Hufstader
One hundred years ago, Henry Cronig founded Cronig's Real Estate in the same Vineyard Haven Building where the business is today. His desk is still in the front office.
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Judy Blue Eyes: Ms. Collins Brings Her Pellucid Voice to Vineyard
Louisa Hufstader
Judy Collins, international icon of contemporary folk music, will perform at the Whaling Church in Edgartown on June 8. In a phone interview, Ms. Collins looked back on her musical career.
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Mobile Produce Truck Hits the Road in July
Louisa Hufstader
Starting in mid-July, a converted florist’s truck packed with fresh produce from local farms is due to begin visiting Island neighborhoods three days a week. The truck is a project of the Island Grown Initiative.
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Garrison Keillor Proves Charming Companion at Vineyard Performance
Louisa Hufstader
The nationally popular former host of the public radio program Prairie Home Companion captivated a nearly sold-out audience Sunday.
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Minnesingers Spring Shows Are Rays of Sunlight
Louisa Hufstader
With a generous double program that traveled easily from sacred music and opera to jazz and Lady Gaga, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Minnesingers displayed their versatility with two spring concerts over the weekend.
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