Louisa Hufstader

Recording Black History on Martha's Vineyard, Filling the Gaps
Louisa Hufstader

A groundbreaking project to record the oral histories of 5,000 African Americans has returned to the Vineyard, with more than three dozen videotaped interviews scheduled over two weeks.

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A Flight of Fancy Landing at Deep Insight
Louisa Hufstader

With cheers, laughter and sighs, Billy Collins was welcomed back to Featherstone Center for the Arts Tuesday.

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A Love Triangle Plus One, New Play Is Four Wheeling Farce
Louisa Hufstader

Opening night for Who You See Here at the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse is Thursday, August 10. The new comedy by Matt Hoverman begins and ends with a married couple making salad together.

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African American Film Festival Grows into Cultural Powerhouse
Louisa Hufstader

This year’s Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival, August 7 to 12, is bringing heavy hitters including Kathryn Bigelow and Spike Lee to the performing arts center.

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Dance Opera Theatre Embraces Don Pasquale
Louisa Hufstader

For the seventh summer in a row, high art meets low humor at Featherstone Center for the Arts when Wendy Taucher Dance Opera Theater presents Gaetano Donizetti’s comic opera, Don Pasquale.

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Farmers Wanted: Preserving Island Land With Agriculture
Louisa Hufstader

Across the country, farmland is disappearing forever at a rapid rate, according to American Farmland Trust president John Piotti, who will speak at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury Monday night at 7 p.m.

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Dusty and the Big Bad World Adds Levity to the Culture Wars
Louisa Hufstader

At the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse through July 29, Cusi Cram’s political comedy Dusty and the Big Bad World is a fast-paced and funny take on the culture wars of the last Republican administration, sparing neither the right nor the left.

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Alison Shaw's Shoreline Series Anchors Arts District Stroll
Louisa Hufstader

The Oak Bluffs Arts District, a short and colorful stretch of businesses and homes along Dukes County avenue, was a lively scene Saturday afternoon as the summer’s first arts stroll got underway.

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Arts Incubator Grows Decade of Creative Roots in Edgartown
Louisa Hufstader

Vineyard Arts Project celebrates its 10 anniversary this summer. The summer season begins this weekend with a pair of shows at the Upper Main street campus in Edgartown.

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Martha's Vineyard Playhouse Opens With Timely Tale
Louisa Hufstader

Dusty and the Big Bad World, in previews beginning June 30, and running from July 6 through July 29 and running at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse is a darkly hilarious but even-handed take on political correctness.

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