A Martha’s Vineyard & Chappy Sketchbook, published this summer by Vineyard Stories. Gail Rodney’s voice is soft as she tells its story.

Edward Beck is not your average priest. Four years ago he wrote the first draft of a play called Sweetened Water.

The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society’s 154th annual fair began Thursday morning under sunny skies.

Inaugural season for the renovated Strand and Capawock theatres in Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven is off to a solid start.

Students of Rosie’s Theater Kids, which connects youths from New York city with performing arts, have spent a week at Vineyard Arts Project.

Island culinary stars were aligned around a table at Forever Wild last week to celebrate the Moroccan cuisine of private chef Gia Winsryg-Ulmer.


Arts Briefs

The Steamship Authority has announced an art contest for students in grades K through 12.

Edgartown selectmen approved alcohol license changes for two downtown businesses at their Monday meeting. r.

Thanks to a gift from Jim Thorpe in memory of Asa French, a guitar is now available for loan from the West Tisbury library.