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Posted by Susan Sigel Goldsmith on 2017-07-10 12:51:50
Hot Happenings week of July 10

Happy Monday! We hope you had an awesome July 4th week and are enjoying our lovely Island summer. We've got a great week on the horizon and don't want you to miss out! So check these out and get tickets today for a week that enlightens & entertains as only our island can!


Wednesday July 12th

Take this once-a year chance to walk behind the white fences of Edgartown and support the Edgartown School class trip to Wa DC at the 28th Edgartown Annual Garden Tour & Tea. Enjoy beautiful, private gardens in downtown Edgartown followed by tea and cookies on the porch at The Dr. Daniel Fisher House.


I'M WITH HER -  7:30 pm AT THE OLD WHALING CHURCH. Tickets remain available for this stellar show on Weds pm. Get yours now! I'm With Her is a band featuring Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O'Donovan. All 3 musicians had crossed paths many times in their careers, yet it was an impromptu performance at the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival that sparked the formation of I'm With Her. The trio spent the Spring and Summer of 2015 touring the world garnering acclaim for their unique blend of instrumental interplay combined with their indelible harmonies "… that could be sweetly ethereal, or as tightly in tandem as country sibling teams like the Everly Brothers, or as hearty as mountain gospel.

Thursday, July 13th

 The MVHC Summer Institute presents: What to do about Fake News: In Search In Search of Unbiased Reporting presented by Helen Boaden.  Helen Boaden's career as a journalist and media executive dates to 1979, when she started as a reporter with the New York radio station WBAI. Returning to her native England, she joined the  BBC in 1983 and worked as a news producer, reporter and editor, serving as the BBC's first female Head of Current Affairs in 1997 and controller of Radio 4 in 2000. She was appointed director of BBC News in 2004, a position she held for a decade.

Friday, July 14th

Experience the Cirio Collective aat the Vineyard Arts Project, as they prepare a new work and repertoire for their Joyce Theater debut in New York City. Headed by American Ballet Theatre Principal Jeffrey Cirio and his sister, Boston Ballet Principal Lia Cirio, the Collective raises the bar for contemporary dance while collaborating with other artists, choreographers, and musicians.

Monday & Tuesday July 17 & 18

Join the MV Chamber Music Society for the first concerts of the season, Monday in Edgartown and Tuesday at the Chilmark Community Center. MVCMS Summer Concert Series presents Alyssa Park, violin; Timothy Loo, cello; Paul Stevens, horn; Delores Stevens, Piano.

All these and much, much more on where you can Find it, Get it and Go! All summer long. 


Posted by Susan Sigel Goldsmith on 2016-07-17 10:15:33
Sunday Update

Happy Sunday from MV, 

We've had a scorching past few days and it's nice to start with a bit of a cool down. Take a little time and make plans for the coming weeks as we are selling out events regularly with a stellar season in full swing.

Here are some recommendations for you:


Monday marks the beginning of the MV Chamber Music Society summer season with weekly concerts in Edgartown and Chilmark. This week presenting musicians from the Four Winds Quintet. The players from this Quintet come from all over: NY, Texas, Kansas and California.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee opens on Tuesday and runs through Friday. In this Tony Award winning comedy, a diverse group of teenagers compete in the spelling bee of a lifetime. A wonderful ride, complete with audience participation. Don't miss this great performance which supports the Vineyard House for Sober Living.

On Thursday, MVHC Summer Institute presents a timely discussion withy Karen Freeman-Wilson & Stephen Henderson: Race, Police, and the Recovery  of Our Cities. This event will sell out, get tickets soon if you want to attend.

The MV Sharks have home games Tuesday, Friday and Saturday this week, so take the family out and enjoy our own boys of summer.

get your tickets to these before they sell out

Saturday, July 24th: Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers with opening act Fife & Drom at Union Chapel.

Opening Saturday July 30th, running through August 6th, The Island Theatre Workshop presents Beauty& The Beast at the MVRHS Performing Arts Center. 

Sunday, August 7th: Lenny Clarke & Friends at the PA Club. Joining Lenny will be Bobby Slayton, “The Pitbull of Comedy,” and Christine Hurley, known as a modern day Roseanne Barr.

Saturday, August 13th: Livingston Taylor with Isaac Taylor and Chelsea Berry. This will be the last Liv show this season and we are excited to announce Isaac will be appearing as well. 


The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival season is ongoing with multiple showings Mondays and Wednesdays, along with featured speakers, lively discussions, and special events. Check out their full schedule for details.

The MV Campmeeting Association has something almost every night at the Tabernacle including upcoming David McCullough, Arlo Guthrie and SQuire Rushnell & Louise DuArt. See their full schedule here.

Farm.Field.Sea. has another 4 events on the roster so far this season. Enlighten your mind, excite your palette and meet like minded locavores at these exceptionally well produced events.

For these and a full list of what's happening on Martha's Vineyard visit the site at where you can Find it! Get it! and Go! all year long.

Happy summering from your friends at

Susan Sigel Goldsmith


Posted by Susan Sigel Goldsmith on 2015-07-20 17:44:47
New Events & Just Announced

Happy Summer!

It's hot on the Island today and we've just been informed of some HOT performances coming soon. Here are your updates of some of the shows we have on sale now on

Just announced as part of the 4-day Martha’s Vineyard Jazz & Blues Summerfest: Grammy Winner MS. LISA & GRAND BATON, will be the headliner Friday, September 4th  and six-time Grammy Nominee NNENNA FREELON will be the headliner for Sunday, Sept. 6th. 
Both these shows will be in the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown, so lock in your Labor Day weekend plans with some amazing Jazz. Tickets range from $45 to $100. Get these now.

July 30th, we have Film-Truth Productions showing SUSTAINABLE VINEYARD at the Chilmark Community Center. This series of short documentaries will be followed by a discussion with many featured in the films.

July 31 & Aug 1 explore the Language of Birds in Aquinnah at Sassafrass with Jon Young, speaker, mentor, and author of “What the Robin Knows, how birds reveal the secrets of the natural world. Jon Young has inspired and mentored many people in the US and worldwide, for 30 plus years. Friday offers a talk followed by socializing and Saturday is his workshop.

Take an inside look at Edgartown's gardens this Weds with the Edgartown Garden Walking Tour, promoted by the Edgartown School.

Let the Sun Shine In starting Aug 6th for 4 nights, THE TONY AWARD WINNING MUSICAL HAIR will be performed at the MV Regional High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets $20 to benefit Vineyard House. Mature content on this one, so leave the kids home.

The MV Hebrew Center Summer Institute offers leading experts and films each week and these have been selling out so see what is interesting to you and get your tickets in advance. This week, a topic that could not be more timely, is: Nicholas Burns & Ray Takeyh: The Iran Nuclear Deal: Nixon in Beijing or Chamberlain in Munich? Buy tickets and get the full schedule at

Sunday, August 16, GRAMMY WINNER CASSANDRA WILSON will perform at Jazz on The Vineyard, these tickets are selling strong so be sure to buy your soon.

These are just a few highlights of what is coming to the Island in the next few weeks. Check out the full list of happenings and get tickets at

Where you can Find it! Get it! and Go! All year long.

Thanks for checking us out. Go have some fun!

Susan Sigel Goldsmith


Posted by Susan Sigel Goldsmith on 2015-06-10 10:23:57
Summer 2015

We've got a great line up this summer and lots of new events coming live each week, so be sure to check back frequently and get your tickets in advance.

This week we have added the full schedule for the Vineyard Arts Project. It looks like a great line-up at this wonderful, intimate venue in Edgartown where you can see world class dance and theater performances as they emerge from the creative process. 

Also on sale this year is the full season for the MV Hebrew Center Summer Institute Films and Speaker Series. No lines, no hassles, just buy online and you're set! Don't miss these amazing talks and informative films. 

Art Garfunkel tickets are selling fast so get yours now and enjoy this rare live appearance. 

Coming soon: The Island Theatre Workshop full season, MV Jazz & Blues Summerfest - 4 amazing days! The MV Book Festival where you can meet best-selling authors from around the country, The Stars & Stripes Festival and more. 

Remember, many of our venues are small and events do sell out so be sure to check out whats ON SALE NOW and get your tickets in advance. 

Thanks for visiting! You can email us with ideas or quesitons at


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