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Nantucket life and living--Christmas Stroll, visiting Nantucket, leaving and returning to Nantucket--impressions of Nantucket life.

After watching an inspiring YouTube Video, I am wondering how Nantucketers are brightening this holiday season.

I have to say I've never been a big fan of flash mobs. I generally feel like if I were caught in one I would feel more awkward than impressed or enthralled...

Thoughts on loving and leaving Nantucket and my journey back

As I write this column, I'm sitting on a bus to Boston. I don't leave the island much these days, and that is a change for me. For years I lived on Nantucket...

I don't love it, but I'm in the minority

I should start off by saying Halloween is not my favorite holiday. It's not really my favorite thing to don a costume and go out on the town, but I understand...

A summer favorite, Donavon Frankenreiter is on the road for much of the year, as are many other musicians in the internet age.

(I'd like to thank my friend and Nantucket photog extraordinaire Jonathan Nimerfroh for these great images of Donavon. You can reach him at [email protected]

Author and jazz musician Pam Belluck talks about Lepore book, TV pilot and upcoming island concert

A writer for the New York Times, a long-time musician and now the author of "Island Practice", a book chronicling the life and exploits of Nantucket's own Dr....

Ballet is storytelling without words and the interpretation of music through motion.

This week the Nantucket Atheneum brings us its annual celebration of dance that also serves as the institution's major fundrasier for the year. I'm looking...
Fish Print at 1800 House Nantucket

The NHA 1800 House Arts & Crafts program

On a tiny, unmarked lane called Mill Street, right off Pleasant, the fourth driveway on the left displays a small sign reading “The 1800 House.” The two story...
George III teapot by Peter and William Bateman, 1813

A period drama is a right proper feast of antiques. The proper choice, use and display of period antiques are as important to the production as the dialogue,...

Nantucket Artists were heros last night... with a french twist

creaturescreaturescreatures Well, Nantucket... we had a magical evening last night at "An Evening in Montmartre," a benefit for Nantucket Safe Harbor for...

This is a curious little island.  It’s always swollen with excess population in the middle of the high season.  Many come here to take a deep breath and forget...

Did you go to the Wine Festival this year?  By all counts, it was bigger and better than the 15 years prior...  Here is a sneak peek into some of the top...

John Guare Opens New Play Set on the Island

You may know celebrated playwright John Guare best from works like Six Degrees of Separation and House of Blue Leaves. Among his long list of laurels are...
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