Arts & Entertainment

Nantucket music, theater, art exhibits, gallery shows, readings and book talks--they're all covered here in Art & Entertainment.

In 1966, one single college basketball game had a social significance that is rarely granted to games that are presented primarily for the our entertainment....

With nearly 100 people reading, the event will last more than 24 hours

"As for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote." Remote is surely how many of us feel about about Nantucket  come the doldrums of winter...

Turns out, the last thing I wanted to do was watch the ball drop.

  One of the blogs I follow on Facebook posted a status on New Year's Eve saying something like "On this New Year's Eve, whatever you do, don't watch New Year'...

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...
The Magic of Christmas Nantucket Festival of Trees 2009

Christmas! That most wonderful time of year! The holidays start early here on Nantucket Island, with our annual Christmas stroll celebrated on the first...

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...

More can be done to involve the year round population

At this time last week I was standing in the back of the tent at the third annual Nantucket Project listening to an expert  on national security talk about the...
Nantucket Arts Festival 2012 exhibition

Celebrating its 21st year, the Nantucket Arts Festival kicks off on October 4th with the traditional out-of-the-box art exhibit at the Preservation Institute...

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....

There are a myriad of names that could fill those slots, and I am more than certain there is enough good and current musical taste on Nantucket (during the summer, at least) to sell out the venues in short order.

As a fan of rock n’ roll and the blues, I was pretty excited when I heard Robert Randolph was coming to Nantucket. While we are often treated to a variety of...

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