Movie Theaters

Short Film Festival Opens Thursday

The Manhattan Short Film Festival returns to the Martha's Vineyard Film Center for the 16th year.

Classic Theatres, State of Art Technology; a Blockbuster Combo

Earlier this spring the Strand and Capawock theatres opened their doors for a second season as part of the Martha's Vineyard Theatre Foundation. The foundation hopes to build off last summer’s success which saw nearly 25,000 people attend screenings at both theatres.

Historic Strand Has Its Grand Reopening

Saturday night marks the official public opening of the Strand, the culmination of months of hard work and hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations. On Friday night, an invitation-only event was a chance to celebrate the opening of an old Vineyard institution with supporters.

Renovations in Full Swing at Capawock, Strand

A newly renovated Capawock theatre in Vineyard Haven is quickly taking shape, and on Monday afternoon, the front doors were wide open and the occasional visitor wandered in. An opening gala is set for May 29. It's the same story at the Strand in Oak Bluffs, with an opening planned for June 19.

Playhouse Destroyed Main Street Periled

Fire turned the Edgartown Playhouse into a furious inferno Monday night, and three hours after the discovery of the blaze the large, forty-one year old building was completely devastated, despite the long and tireless efforts of firefighters from three towns who poured tons and tons of water into the theatre.

The Moving Pictures

The Moving Pictures, of which we have had them two evenings a week during the winter at the Town Hall, continue to draw good houses, some three or four hundred persons being present at each entertainment.