Louisa Hufstader

Mobile Produce Truck Hits the Road in July
Louisa Hufstader
Starting in mid-July, a converted florist’s truck packed with fresh produce from local farms is due to begin visiting Island neighborhoods three days a week. The truck is a project of the Island Grown Initiative.
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Garrison Keillor Proves Charming Companion at Vineyard Performance
Louisa Hufstader
The nationally popular former host of the public radio program Prairie Home Companion captivated a nearly sold-out audience Sunday.
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Minnesingers Spring Shows Are Rays of Sunlight
Louisa Hufstader
With a generous double program that traveled easily from sacred music and opera to jazz and Lady Gaga, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Minnesingers displayed their versatility with two spring concerts over the weekend.
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Vineyard Artists Create Key West Reverie
Louisa Hufstader
For three days in April, Key West, Fla. became a southern outpost of the Martha’s Vineyard arts scene.
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Justen Ahren Steps Up as Vineyard's New Poet Laureate
Louisa Hufstader
The former poet laureate of West Tisbury, Justen Ahren, stepped into his Island-wide laureate role with an April 30 reception at the West Tisbury Free Public Library.
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Vineyarders Share Perspectives at Spectrum Film Festival
Louisa Hufstader
The Spectrum Film Festival festival was the Vineyard’s first film festival to focus on the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
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Island String Students Take the Stage — All of It
Louisa Hufstader

There was standing room only onstage at the Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center Thursday evening, when about 100 string students from the Island’s town schools joined forces for America the Beautiful, the finale of their spring orchestra concert.

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Bringing Some Bali Ha'i to the Vineyard
Louisa Hufstader
This weekend at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown, a concert production by the Island Theatre Workshop celebrates the songs Rodgers and Hammerstein created for their Pulitzer-winning musical South Pacific.
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When Your Office Is the Theatre
Louisa Hufstader

Don’t ask Bob Dutton what he thinks of the latest movies. As managing director of three theatres for the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society, he rarely has a chance to sit down for long enough to take in a full-length feature.

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Young Gardeners Grow a Living on the Vineyard
Louisa Hufstader

Gardening is big business all over Martha’s Vineyard. To meet this demand, the Vineyard's long-established landscape and garden companies have been joined in recent years by a wave of young gardeners who are willing to work long hours during the season to make a good living.

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