Shadow Puppets and Music Deck the Halls of the Capawock
Sydney Bender

It was mid-fall and local musician Adam Lipsky was feeling kind of blue. He looked around the Island and thought the possible venues for playing and listening to music felt static.

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Possible Curtain Call for Island's Oldest Theatre
Olivia Hull
The Capawock Theatre turns 100 years old this year, but there are no plans to hold a midnight screening celebration. The oldest continually running theatre in the state is closed this winter.
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Capawock Art Project Seeks Funding

Ronni Simon is widely known for her jewelry and the artistry she brings to her original designs. She also knits scarves and is a sculptor. But her next canvas will be decidedly bigger and more public. She is taking on the large outdoor wall of the historic Capawock Movie Theatre on Main street in Vineyard Haven.

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Capawock Theatre Stays Closed; Owners Say Renovation Stalled
Max Hart

Capawock Theatre Stays Closed; Owners Say Renovation Stalled


There is bad news for Islanders and visitors hoping to catch the latest blockbuster at the Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven this summer. Owners of the landmark Main street movie house said this week that the Capawock will remain closed at least until August.

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Owner of Capawock Theatre Speaks to Tisbury Merchants
James Kinsella

Movies are scheduled to return Nov. 1 to the screen of the long-dark Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven.

Capawock co-owner Benjamin Hall Jr. told a meeting of the Tisbury Business Association last night that renovations at the cinema are nearly complete.

Mr. Hall said the theatre has new seats and new bathrooms, and will offer improved sound. The Halls also plan to shift digital movie equipment from the Island Theatre in Oak Bluffs to the Capawock, where they plan to show digital movies once a week, he said.

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