Louisa Hufstader

Patricia Neal Film Series Honors Big Star With Small Town Humility
Louisa Hufstader
The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse is paying tribute to the late actress Patricia Neal with a series to her films. Hud, which earned Ms. Neal an Oscar, screens Jan. 23.
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Local Groups Brainstorm Summer Food Program for Hungry Kids
Louisa Hufstader
On Thursday afternoon, Noli Taylor of Island Grown Schools gathered about 35 like-minded Islanders in the parish hall at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church to begin planning a local summer food service program for kids 18 and younger.
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Black Whaling Captains Found Liberty at Sea
Louisa Hufstader
Of the 2,500 masters who captained whaling ships during three centuries of whaling, at least 63 were men of color, five with Martha’s Vineyard ties, Skip Finley told a rapt audience Wednesday night.
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Forum Seeks to Reassure Immigrants on Martha's Vineyard During Unsettled Times
Louisa Hufstader
Immigrants on Martha’s Vineyard will not be targeted for deportation by local law enforcement agencies. That was one theme that emerged during a community forum Tuesday.
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Vineyard Churches Help Weave Safety Net of Food and Shelter
Louisa Hufstader
Each night of the week during the winter, Island churches take turns opening their doors to offer free meals and beds.
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Vineyard Christmas Bird Count Soars, Even in High Winds
Louisa Hufstader
A hardy band of birders braved chilly temperatures and gusty winds for the Vineyard’s 57th annual Christmas Bird Count.
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Documentary Explores World of Silicon Valley
Louisa Hufstader
Documentary filmmaker and West Tisbury resident Angela Andersen recently screened her latest documentary, Brave New World, in Chilmark.
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Faces of Hunger Hard to Find, But Are Everywhere on Martha's Vineyard
Louisa Hufstader
On Martha’s Vineyard, the hungry children are hard to see. But they’re here, hundreds of them, in every Vineyard town and school.
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Warming Up Winter With Acoustic Carols
Louisa Hufstader
A music group that plays to sold-out mainland audiences every December is making its Island debut Saturday, Dec. 17.
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Youth Meets Experience for Island Community Chorus Holiday Concert
Louisa Hufstader
On Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon at the Old Whaling Church, the Island Community Chorus will be joined by younger voices as the Martha’s Vineyard Children’s Chorus makes its holiday debut.
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