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Tuesdays in the Newsroom presents Being Paul Karasik
Paul Karasik, whose cartoons appear regularly in The New Yorker, Martha's Vineyard Magazine and the Vineyard Gazette, talks about his process and inspiration. An educator as well as a cartoonist, Paul teaches at the Rhode Island School of Design and gives lectures and workshops nationally about how to make comics and how to understand them. His latest work, "How To Read Nancy" (co-written with Mark Newgarden), is a deconstruction of a single NANCY comic strip to reveal the hidden language of comics. It won an Eisner Award for "Best Comics-Related Book". Vineyard Gazette readers will be familiar with his delightful graphic reports, which illuminate hidden corners of the Island using a comic-strip format. His humorous takes on the Vineyard are featured in "One Last Thing" at the back of every issue of Martha's Vineyard Magazine. Tuesdays in the Newsroom is a speaker/discussion series held monthly in the off-season in the Gazette newsroom. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. for a short reception, followed by the program. The event is free to Vineyard Gazette subscribers; non-subscribers pay $10 at the door. Reservations are required because of limited seating.

When: Jan 22, 2019 5:30PM to Jan 22, 2019 7pm in Edgartown, MA
Cost: 0 - 0 USD

Tuesdays in the Newsroom: The Golden Age of Hollywood

Writer and producer Victoria Riskin, the daughter of a movie star and an Oscar-winning screenwriter, will join Tuesdays in the Newsroom to talk about her parents lives and the Golden Age of Hollywood. Her mother, Fay Wray, rose to fame in the arms of King Kong and starred in more than 120 other pictures opposite Hollywoods biggest stars; Her father, Robert Riskin, wrote many of movies' most memorable scripts, winning the Oscar for It Happened One Night in 1934. Vicki's soon-to-be-published book is a love story and biography of two larger-than-life characters and the constellation of famous people that surrounded them in the heyday of Hollywood. VIcki was a psychotherapist before turning to writing and producing for television. She lives on Martha's Vineyard with her husband, David Rintels, a writer and producer for movies, stage and TV. Join us for a stimulating discussion and film clips from the glory days of film.

When: Feb 12, 2019 5:30PM to Feb 12, 2019 7pm in Edgartown, MA
Cost: 0 - 10 USD

Winter Beach Safari

When: Feb 16, 2019 12am in Edgartown, MA
Cost: Member Adult: $24;
Member Child: $12;
Nonmember Adult: $30;
Nonmember Child: $15;

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About Edgartown, MA
Edgartown was founded in 1671 and is located in Dukes County on Martha's Vineyard. It was the first colonial settlement in Martha's Vineyard.

Those who visit Edgartown and are interested in historical land marks visit the Vincent House which was built in 1672 and is the oldest house on the island. It is now a museum as is the Thomas Cooke House.

Another house of interest is the Dr. Daniel Fisher House which is directly next door to the Old Whaling Church. The church has now been transformed into the Performing Arts Center. Read more information about visiting Edgartown at Senior Citizen Travel.