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In the early 1960s, Bill Fisher opened a tackle shop on New Lane. He began building rods, most being made with an 11-foot, four-inch, honeyIcolored Lamiglass blank. An occasional 13-foot rod was produced....read more
Since 1959, the Musical Arts Society of Nantucket has been enriching island culture, inviting world-renowned artists like the late American folk-singer Odetta, the Guarneri String Quartet, Grammy...read more
Six years ago, Nantucket’s long-established theater company, Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, was in trouble. It was rudderless, without a strong artistic director, without a space to call its own and...read more
When any three women come together under one roof, there’s bound to be some drama. But when three women in their 20s who have the same father and different mothers come...read more
It was mid-January, and the Starlight’s dining room was empty, as were the streets of downtown Nantucket outside. Watson and Weiner, two of the four owners of the family-run theater on North Union Street,...read more
Nantucket lightship baskets may have traveled around the world during their lifetime, but many of them will be “Coming Home” for this year’s exhibit at the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum in an exhibit...read more
Have you ever heard a Nantucket story and asked your- self whether it was a myth or in fact true? The Nantucket Historical Association helps answer those questions with its 2013 exhibit “Nantucket Legends:...read more
Returning to the Dreamland Theatre as its primary venue this year, the 17th Nantucket Film Festival will open June 20 with Disney Pixar’s animated feature “Brave” in the afternoon and Sundance darling...read more
For nearly a century, the Dreamland Theatre was a hub of cultural activity on South Water Street, Hollywood soundtracks echoing from within, flickering images of celluloid fantasy projected onto its...read more
Storytelling has always been at the heart of Nantucket filmmaker John Stanton’s work, the force that drives his examinations of community, and how it changes from generation to generation.
“Leather Soul”...read more