Elizabeth Bennett

Music and Meaning Lead Willy Mason Wherever the Road Takes Him

Singer/songwriter Willy Mason spent New Year’s Eve 2019 at Signal Corps Recording in Brooklyn. At 11:30 p.m., he, producer Noel Heroux, and sound engineer Rachel Alina completed mixing the songs that would become Mason’s new album, Already Dead. It was a good way to end one decade and usher in a new one.

Then the global pandemic hit.

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Putting Stories About Black Women and the Black Church Center Stage
Fiction readers can be glad that Deesha Philyaw’s oldest daughter had trouble napping.
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Time to Make the Croissants
Hungry? While you sleep, Georgia Macon is baking the pastry of your dreams.
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It's All in the Family at Music in the Courtyard
Jemima James and her son Willy Mason shared the bill as the Martha’s Vineyard Museum kicked off its 2021 Music in the Courtyard series.
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Get It Before It Gets You
Got mold? Fling open the windows and follow the pros’ advice.
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Next Generation Gets Hooked Early at the Kids Derby
On Sunday morning, the mood at the Steamship Wharf in Oak Bluffs was as bright as the December holiday season or a birthday eve.
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The House That Ed Built; Edgartown School Honors Ed Jerome
On Saturday morning, well over a hundred people gathered at the Edgartown School on Robinson Road to pay tribute to former principal Edward Joseph (Ed) Jerome.
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Letting Mother Nature Lead at the Annual Wind Festival
Clear blue skies and westerly winds made a perfect environment for the 2021 Martha’s Vineyard Wind Festival Saturday.
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Island Marks 20th Anniversary of 9/11 With Quiet Tributes
Church bells tolled and emergency responders stood in silent salute Saturday morning as Martha’s Vineyard marked the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 in quiet ways.
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