Tap into the rich and vibrant scene in the performing, musical and visual arts.
Island textile designer Ezra Descarfino pulls one of her handmade, fully-fashioned dresses out of a box. The piece, part of a collection from her own label, is soft to the touch, a mixture of baby alpaca...read more
The moment things changed for Erik Wendelken came in Columbus, Ohio.
He had been playing the stand-up bass since he was a 12-year-old boy, in school orchestras, at summer music camps, studying with...read more
Take a walk on Tupancy Links, that rolling parcel of conservation land nestled between Cliff Road and the bluff overlooking Nantucket Sound, and what appears to be a family compound rises off to the west....read more
Island art dealer and artist Doerte Neudert gazes across the dining-room table of her Dukes Road home, reminiscing about her life. She says out loud the words above, and they are, in essence, the motto of...read more
Walk along historic Centre Street in the heart of downtown Nantucket, a neighborhood of old island homes that once belonged to whaling captains. Over the years, some of these buildings have received major...read more
It’s a warm summer night on Nantucket and you’re looking for a
place to relax and enjoy some of the culture the island has to offer.
Walking up one of downtown’s historic, quaint cobblestone streets, you...
With its 2014 season already underway, theater-goers will again find a little bit of everything to satisfy their cravings: family-friendly shows, comedies, a Broadway hit, all combining the talents of...read more
Walking around Nantucket can play tricks on the mind.
Is it the 21st century or the 19th century? The historic homes, cobblestone streets, and vast stretches of untouched open space create a landscape...read more
SOMEWHERE THERE IS A VIDEOTAPE of John Shea telling a story about his efforts to produce a version of Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest.” It was filmed for a documentary, but not used in the final cut. He is...read more
Former Nantucket art-gallery owner and “outsider art” expert Lyn Walsh lives in a delightful RESTORED CARRIAGE HOUSE right next to Greater Light on Howard Street.
The little lane off Upper Main that runs...read more