Klezmer Duo With Clout Create Workshop, Concert

The success of the recent music jams hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center have provided proof positive that the Island loves klezmer music. So it makes sense that this weekend, the center will ramp up the game with instruction, dancing and performance, with the guidance and expertise of the Strauss/Warschauer Duo, a pair of musicians and teachers of international renown, specializing in klezmer and Yiddish music and dance.

Three More Shows at Spoon in the Moon

Three More Shows at Spoon in the Moon

Night falls in Tisbury, and the Vineyard Playhouse again becomes the Spoon in the Moon Coffeehouse.

Bands Play On

Bands Play On

Belly Dance Revue For All Also Has Drums, Capoeira

Vineyard BellyDance and Revue will perform on Friday, May 7, at the Katharine Cornell Theatre.

The troupe of seven dancers will show a variety of dance styles from the Middle East, and works by numerous choreographers. Guest performers will offer live drumming and jazz singing, salsa, ballroom dancing and the Brazilian art of capoeira.

The troupe includes dancers Suzanna Nickerson, Amy Fournier, Sheila Rayyan, Jamie O’Gorman, Betsy Smith, Rhonda Backus and Pat Szucs. Carol Loud and Sarah Nevin will be providing live music.

Music, Movie, Ideas at Water Festival

With its water-themed issue on the stands, National Geographic will continue to focus on this most precious resource on Martha’s Vineyard this weekend with the launch of the new book Written in Water: Messages of Hope for Earth’s Most Precious Resource and the premiere of its film Shark Eden. Events on Saturday and Sunday bring world-renowned authors, activists, filmmakers and musicians together for a festival called Water Is Life, cosponsored by the Island nonprofit group World Waterway.

Calling All Stations

Calling All Stations

Sinfonietta Concert

Sinfonietta Concert

The Vineyard Sinfonietta presents a free spring concert on piano and is at 3 p.m. on April 11 at the West Tisbury Congregational Church. The hour-long concert features pianist John Gorman, mezzo soprano Martha Hudson, and the Sinfonietta’s string players, performing music by Bizet, Vivaldi, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and others. All ages are welcome; donations will be accepted

Music and Lyrics

Music and Lyrics

The Vineyard Haven library presents Poetry in Music: a performance featuring the vocal talents of Naomi Arenberg, Stephanie Miele and others, on Wednesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. The evening’s themes concern nature, love and the sea.

Banjo Jingle Jangle

Banjo Jingle Jangle

Musical Shabbat

Musical Shabbat

All are invited for a special shabbat today, April 2, when Rosalie Gerut, musician, singer, songwriter, cantor, recording producer and director leads a joyful and spiritual musical service at 5:30 p.m. at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center on Center street in Vineyard Haven.

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