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Spreading Word of Apartheid as Exiles

Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela, a 2005 documentary film by Thomas Allen Harris, will screen at the Oak Bluffs Public Library on August 19.

Off to See the Wizard in Owen Park

It isn’t Kansas, but Owen Park in Vineyard Haven will work nicely for the outdoor screening of The Wizard of Oz at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 15.

Satchel Paige On Stage

Satchel Paige and the Kansas City Swing opens this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse. If you like jazz with your baseball, this show is for you.

A Peach in the Pulpit

Senior pastor of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga., Rev. Raphael Warnock will be the guest preacher at the West Tisbury Congregational Church on Sunday, August 17.

Tradition Lights Up the Camp Ground

On August 20, the Camp Ground will turn into a fantasy land of Victorian gingerbread houses and hundreds of paper lanterns hanging from porches. Welcome once again to the Grand Illumination.

Reading, Writing and Rocking, Teachers Trade Books for Hooks

In 2012 two teachers on playground duty at their elementary school in Los Angeles decided it would be fun to form a band. This wasn't idle playground talk, either. They were serious.

Flying With Peter at PAC

Peter Pan the musical soars to the stage of Performing Arts Center at the regional high school from August 16 to 19 and August 21 to 24 to benefit the Island Center for Living.

A Sneak Peak at the Cinema Circus

Cinema Circus finishes its summer season in Oak Bluffs this Sunday, August 17, from noon to 6 p.m. at Cottagers' Corner, by Hartford Park.

Don't Let Summer Get Away, Take Time to Savor Its Flavors

Whether spending long summer days working or playing, summer on the Island is an energetic time of year. On Island roads, in grocery store lines, even eating our meals, the pace is quick.

A Timeless Love Story for the Ages

In 1973, when Pulitzer Prize-winning UPI journalist Lucinda Franks was 26, she was sent to interview U.S. attorney Robert Morgenthau, who had just been fired by Richard Nixon.