The concert with Art Garfunkel on Saturday night at the Performing Arts Center almost didn’t happen. He seriously considered canceling the concert due to problems with his voice, he told the near sell-out audience. But at the last minute he decided the show must go on.
The new freight ferry under construction and renovations to the Woods Hole ferry terminal will be topics for discussion when Steamship Authority governors hold their monthly meeting on the Vineyard Tuesday. The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Katharine Cornell Theatre in Vineyard Haven.
Leslie J. Stark, advertising man, actor, playwright, proofreader, raconteur extraordinaire and beacon of hope for those with cancer died on Friday, July 17. There will be a memorial service at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center.
More than 100 people gathered in the West Tisbury Grange Hall on Tuesday to hear David McCullough talk about his new book, The Wright Brothers. Tickets sold for $100, with all profits going to the West Tisbury Library.
Mrs. Josette Myriam Ebbs of Vineyard Haven passed away at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Thursday, July 16. She was 83.
After years of recession and national economic decline, the audience at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center on Thursday was perhaps hoping for some good news from the three renowned economists speaking that night. There was little to go around.
Dick Carlson from Oak Bluffs took home top honors at the 18th annual Klays for Kids Charity Skeet Shoot last weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club.
The PigPen Theatre Co. returns to the Vineyard tonight, July 17, with a new take on their first story, The Hunter and the Bear. This week they have been in residence at Vineyard Arts Project and will perform this work in progress tonight at 7 p.m.
The Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club raised $20,300 at their annual casino night and silent auction to benefit the organization.

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