Owning a home on Nantucket is a sign to many that they have truly “made” it. But the real work begins after the purchase. An island dwelling can be an oasis, an escape from the hectic pace of American life. But how do you find your unique voice and personality […]
Inspiration for great design often comes from the natural world around us, and it doesn’t have to be applied large-scale. Some of the most exquisite design fits in the palm of your hand: a butterfly, a shell, a feather, a rose…
No one is innocent in Dial M for Murder
This drawing room thriller that is currently on stage at White Heron Theatre is excellent on many levels. The strong, snappy dialog is intelligent and engaging, and the talented cast delivers it well. Director Mark Shanahan’s vision pulls it all together, from his ideal casting choices to the perfect timing and spot-on blocking essential for this intricate, single-set, dialog-heavy play to succeed.
Acclaimed pianists Anna Shelest and Dimitri Shelest met at the Kharkiv Special Music School in Ukraine when they were 12 years old. They fell in love after they both moved to the U.S. and found common ground. They have been making musical history in this country since 2000. Tuesday the […]
In a future when everyone dresses, acts, and thinks the same, when musical instruments are banned, when a global software company controls the dystopian world—can music save us?
It’s a heavy premise for a jukebox musical that turns out to be energetic, inspiring, humorous, uplifting, a little cheesy, and a whole lot of foot-stompin’ fun.
This Saturday, July 23, from 6 to 8 pm, celebrate the female form at the new exhibit in Hostetler Gallery at 42 Centre Street entitled Feminine Mystique. Featuring paintings by Donna Isham, photography by Alyssa Fortin, and David Hostetler’s sculptures of the female form, the event promises to inspire discussion […]
There is timeless beauty in the simplicity of nature, and there is a shop on Old South Wharf whose creative artist/owners have captured that beauty in jewelry, art, and ceramics.
Artists Krys DeMauro and Caroline Mullen, high-school friends who are now business partners, have collaborated to present Icarus + Co, where they sell their jewelry, art, ceramics, and textiles. “We are both very drawn to the ocean and to nature, and this island is a constant source of inspiration,” explained Caroline.
The Artists Association of Nantucket’s annual summer Gala is a favorite affair and always sells out. This year for those not able to attend or who missed out on tickets, the Artists Association is inviting members of the community and all who love art and want to support the Association’s […]
Play Review: See Monsters of The Deep
There was little reason to smile during the first half of 1937: the Great Depression was grinding on, unemployment was at 14%, the Hindenburg burst into flames attempting to moor in New Jersey, and Amelia Earhart had vanished. And on Nantucket Island, a sea monster lurked around our shores. Despite the country’s turmoil, this mysterious creature drew national attention. Reporters and newsreel photographers reported the sightings.