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AE Calendar for the week of Feb. 23


Friday, February 24, 2017
Thursday, Feb. 23 Art

Artist Talk: Carolyn Enz Hack: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Presented in connection with the exhibit Change Your Mind. Hack discusses her site-specific installation. Free. Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro. 802-257-0124. info@brattleboromuseum.org.

Literary Arts

People of the Book discussion group: 7 to 8 p.m. James Young will lead a discussion of his latest book “The Stages of Memory: Reflections on Memorial Art, Loss, and the Spaces Between.” Free. Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst. 413-259-3223. ryanj@joneslibrary.org.

Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Children ages 4 to 11 read aloud to Reading Buddy dogs. Free with Museum Admission; advance sign-up required. Free. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 W. Bay Road, Amherst. carlemuseum.org. courtneyw@carlemuseum.org.

South Hadley Book Group discussion: 6:30 p.m. “All The Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr will be discussed. Free. Gaylord Library, 47 College St., South Hadley. 538-5047.

Music

Cosmic Duct Tape, Amber Belle, Pete Nelson and Kate Copeland to share the Luthiers’ Co-op stage: 7 to 10 p.m. Original, diverse music infused with relevant commentary. Free. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton. 413-527-6627. info@luthiers-coop.com.

Kevin Parry Open Mic: 7 to 10 p.m. Kevin Parry hosts open mic. Free. The Marina Restaurant, Putney Road, Brattleboro. 802-257-7563. www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Luke Baillargeon: 6 to 8 p.m. Live Italian music in The Mick Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. 413-532-1800. info@logcabin-delaney.com.

“The Seeker of Truth” by the Yuval Ron Ensemble: 7:30 p.m. Weaving the strands of the multicultural fabric of the Middle East to celebrate the rich blend of Jewish, Christian and Muslim musical traditions Tickets start at $25. Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass, Amherst. 545-2511. aacp@acad.umass.edu.

The Values: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Electronic/Pop/Rock/Soul music. $5 for 21 and up, $10 for 16 and up. The Wheelhouse at The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield.

Zoë Darrow and Stephen Katz: 7 to 9 p.m. A concert featuring individual and collaborative sets between celebrated local musicians Zoë Darrow on fiddle and Stephen Katz on cello. Advance tickets are $10, $12 at the door. Click Workspace, 9½ Market St., Northampton. 413-570-0040. accounts@clickworkspace.org.

Film

Looney Tunes Revue: 12:30 p.m. $5. Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity St., Amherst. amherstcinema.org.

Theater

“Eugene Onegin”: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Rimas Tuminas directs a work from the Vakhtangov Theatre that will leave you with beautiful memories to last a lifetime. $12 seniors, $14 general. South Hadley’s Tower Theaters, 19 College St., South Hadley. 413-533-3456. questions@towertheaters.com.

Potpourri

Multi-Arts Vacation Camp: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Camp focuses on art, theater, dance, creative writing and music. For children ages 4 to 12. Register in advance. Northampton Community Music Center, 139 South St., Northampton. 413-584-7951. info@multi-arts.org.

Reading the Rocky Book of the Past — Dinosaur Footprints in the Connecticut River Valley: Noon to 4 p.m. Fun, family learning exhibit on the discovery of dinosaur tracks in the valley. Free. Holyoke Heritage State Park Visitors’ Center, 221 Appleton St., Holyoke. 413-774-7476. pvmaoffice@deerfield.history.museum.

Trivia Night at Brew Practitioners Brewery and Taproom: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Free. Brew Practitioners Brewery and Taproom, 36 Main St., Florence. 413-584-2444. Tanzi@brewpractitioners.com.

Williamsburg family game afternoon: 1 to 5 p.m. Families are invited to play board games. Those 5 and under must be accompanied by adult. Free. Meekins Library, 2 Williams St., Williamsburg. 413-268-7472. kmit@cwmars.org.

Friday, Feb. 24 Art

Art for Scholars — Silent Art Auction: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. FCBA Silent Art Action to benefit the Thomas W. Merrigan Scholarship Fund. Silent art action, live music, food, cash bar and raffles. Free. Suggested donation at door of $10 per person. The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-773-9839. Fcbar@franklincountybar.org.

Comedy

“Tigers Be Still”: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Comedy by Kim Rosenstock. $10 general, $5 students and seniors. Smith College, 10 Elm St., Northampton. smith.edu/smitharts.

Split Personalities: 8 to 10 p.m. Comedian John Moses performs. Hosted by Tim Lovett. $10 advance, $15 at the door. City Sports Grille, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton. Comedyasaweapon@gmail.com.

Dance

Amherst International Folkdancing: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Line, circle and couple dances from Balkans, Middle East, Eastern Europe. No partner needed. Bring clean soft-soled shoes. $3 to $10, sliding scale contribution. Amherst Center, Kellogg St., Amherst. 413-549-6748.

Literary Arts

Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Children ages 4 to 11 read aloud to Reading Buddy dogs. Free with Museum Admission; advance sign-up required. Free. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. carlemuseum.org. courtneyw@carlemuseum.org.

Music

The Art of the Nay: Music from the Middle East and North Africa: 7 p.m. Layaali Arabic music duo performs. $10 general; $6 students and seniors. Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, South Hadley. 534-7307, odysseybks.com.

CactusHead Puppets Present: The Bremen Town Musicians: 11 a.m. $5, does not include museum admission. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. carlemuseum.org.

CO2: 7 to 11 p.m. Live musical duo in The Mick. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. 413-532-1800. info@logcabin-delaney.com.

Colorway performs at Luthier’s Co-op: 8 to 9:30 p.m. Rootsy, pop-rock trio Colorway perform. Free, all ages. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton. 413-527-6627. info@colorwaymusic.com.

Fancy Trash with And The Neighbors: 9 p.m. to midnight. Fancy Trash makes its Arts Block debut at The Wheelhouse. And The Neighbors opens. Free. The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. www.theartsblock.com.

Heavy Necker/The Devil’s Twins/When Particles Collide:
9 p.m. to midnight. Old-fashioned rock ’n’ roll from Heavy Necker, noir punk from The Devil’s Twins, alternative from When Particles Collide. $10 for 18 and up, $7 for 21 and up. 13th Floor Music Lounge, 99 Main St., Florence. promotorhead@yahoo.com.

Lexi Weege at Fort Hill Brewery: 5 to 7 p.m. Blues singer Lexi Weege performs. Free. Fort Hill Brewery, 30 Fort Hill Road, Easthampton. 413-203-5754. kristen@forthillbrewery.com.

Film

Looney Tunes Revue: 12:30 p.m. $5. Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity St., Amherst. amherstcinema.org.

Moonlight Davis, Miro Sprague and guests perform music from Gregory Porter: 8 to 9:30 p.m. $15 advance, $20 at the door. The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield.

Phil daRosa solo at Brew Practitioners: 8 to 11 p.m. Phil daRosa plays live at Brew Practitioners. Free. Brew Practitioners, 36 Main St., Florence. 413-265-5064. philipdarosa@gmail.com.

Theater

“Pinkalicious, The Musical”: 7 pm. Deerfield Academy theater students will present “Pinkalicious, The Musical,” based on the popular book about a little girl who just can’t stop eating pink cupcakes. A bright, funny musical appropriate for ages 2 to 10. Free. Deerfield Academy, Reid Black Box Theater, Hess Center for the Arts, Deerfield.

Potpourri

Multi-Arts Vacation Camp: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Camp focuses on art, theater, dance, creative writing and music. For children ages 4 to 12. Register in advance. Northampton Community Music Center, 139 South St., Northampton. 413-584-7951. info@multi-arts.org.

Reading the Rocky Book of the Past — Dinosaur Footprints in the Connecticut River Valley: Noon to 4 p.m. Fun, family learning exhibit on the discovery of dinosaur tracks in the valley. Free. Holyoke Heritage State Park Visitors’ Center, 221 Appleton St., Holyoke. 413-774-7476. pvmaoffice@deerfield.history.museum.

Saturday, Feb. 25 Comedy

“Tigers Be Still”: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Comedy by Kim Rosenstock. $10 general, $5 students and seniors. Smith College, 10 Elm St., Northampton. smith.edu/smitharts.

Literary Arts

Book Discussion of “The Sixth Extinction”: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Join us for a discussion led by a Jones Library librarian and an environmental educator from the Hitchcock Center. Free. Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst. 413-259-3223. ryanj@joneslibrary.org.

Festivals & Fairs

Amherst Winter Farmers’ Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local musicians, children’s programming, workshops and more. Free. Amherst Regional Middle School, 170 Chestnut St., Amherst. manager@amherstwintermarket.com.

Amherst Orchid Society Orchid Show: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Award winning plants on display. Children under 12 are free. Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School, 80 Locust St., Northampton. 413-519-1087. KWynne5857@aol.com.

Daniel P. Curran annual Irish Night: 6 to 11 p.m. Corned beef and cabbage dinner, Irish soda bread and Daniel Curran’s famous corned ribs. Noel Henry’s Irish Show Band performs. $30. The Wherehouse? 109 Lyman St., Holyoke. 627-7148.

Easthampton St. Patrick’s Day Party: 5:30 p.m. Entertainment by The Bill Eagan Band and Irish dancers. Free. Pulaski Club, 79 Maple St., Easthampton. 527-9742 or 626-5862.

Kickin Country Chili Cook Off: Noon to 2 p.m. Cook and compete or just come to eat. Entry fee for contestants is $35, general admission is $10. Hadley Farms Meeting House, 41 Russell St., Route 9, Hadley. 387-0536. Brenda@pvhg.com.

Northampton Record Fair: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Record dealers from New Jersey to Maine bring out thousands of vinyl records and CDs. 50 tables in three rooms. Free. Union Station Ballroom, 125 Pleasant St., Northampton. StudebakerhawkDJ@gmail.com.

Film

A Good Night’s Sleep: experimental film and video screening: 8 to 10 p.m. A monthly screening featuring experimental, documentary and essay films by artists connected to western Mass. $10, students and seniors $7. School for Dance and Contemporary Thought, 25 Main St., Fourth floor, Northampton. 508-241-5498. goodnightsleepwm@gmail.com.

“Castle in the Sky”: 1 p.m. Animated film for ages 8 and older. Free. Goodwin Library, Hadley.

Family Movie Night: 7 to 9 p.m. Join us for the film “The Secret Life of Pets.” Seating and refreshments provided. Sleeping bags and beach chairs welcome. Free. First Congregational Church of Southampton, UCC, 212 College Highway, Southampton. 413-527-1173. churchoffice@shcong.org.

“The Sound of Music”: 10 a.m. Part of the Family Film Series. $5. Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity St., Amherst. amherstcinema.org.

Music

Amherst College Jazz Ensemble with Chris Merz Quartet: 8 to 9:30 p.m. Concert by Amherst College Jazz Ensemble and the Chris Merz Quartet to include the world premiere of “Two Weeks From Everywhere” by Chris Merz. Free. Benefit for Amherst Survival Center. Buckley Recital Hall, 53 College St., Amherst. 413-542-8308. bpdiehl@amherst.edu.

Concert: UMass Percussion Ensemble: 7 to 9 p.m. The UMass Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Ayano Kataoka, performs in the museum’s Center Gallery. $5, BMAC members and under 18 free. Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro. 802-257-0124. info@brattleboromuseum.org.

Family Concert: Jason Didner and the Jungle Gym Jam: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $5. Benefits NCMC Scholarship Fund. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 W. Bay Road, Amherst. 413-585-0001. adriana@ncmc.net.

Five College Choral Festival: 7:30 p.m. Performances by choirs from Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts. Free. John M. Greene Hall, 60 Elm St., Northampton. 413-545-2227. music@music.umass.edu.

Frank Sarafino: 7 to 11 p.m. Live music in The Mick Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. 413-532-1800. info@logcabin-delaney.com.

The Greys album release show at Gateway City Arts: 8 p.m. The Greys release their debut EP “The Landing.” SONA opens. $7 advance, $9 at the door. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke. Thegreysduo@gmail.com.

Jim Armenti Solo: 7 to 8 p.m. Jim Armenti is a well-known local songwriter and guitarist. He will be performing songs from his original CDs and Lonesome Brothers. Free. Luthier’s Co-op, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton. jamesarmenti@hotmail.com.

Juke Joint Jazz and Jazz on the Mothership with Arenius, Houston, Jaffe: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. $10 advance, $12 at the door. The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield.

Korona at Fort Hill Brewery: 3 to 6 p.m. Free. Fort Hill Brewery, 30 Fort Hill Road, Easthampton. 413-203-5754. kristen@forthillbrewery.com.

Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra: 7 to 9 p.m. MHSO is joined by the Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestra. Free. Abbey Chapel, 50 College St., South Hadley. 413-538-2306. cwrobles@mtholyoke.edu.

Ray Mason: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Original rock, pop. Mason is one half of The Lonesome Brothers. Free. Bread Euphoria Bakery & Cafe, 206 Main St., Haydenville. 413-268-7757. Hilaryemersonlay@gmail.com.

“Such a Night” Mardi Gras musical celebration: 8 p.m. Featuring Dr. John, Charles Neville, and Brass Band. Tickets start at $30. Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main St., Northampton. aomtheatre.com.

Zydeco Connection: 8 to 11 p.m. $10, all ages. The Perch at The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield.

Theater

Creating Characters Through Physical Theatre: 10:30 a.m. Silverthorne Theater Company joins Til Lalezar Theatre to offer a three-hour workshop to explore the world of acting in a fun and exciting environment. No experience necessary. Taught by all three company members and includes discussion/exercises in ensemble-based work. Tickets start at $20. Til Lalezar Studio, 12 Federal St., Greenfield. 413-768-7514. silverthornetheater@gmail.com.

“Pinkalicious, The Musical”: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Deerfield Academy theater students will present “Pinkalicious, The Musical,” based on the popular book about a little girl who just can’t stop eating pink cupcakes. A bright, funny musical appropriate for ages 2 to 10. Free. Deerfield Academy, Reid Black Box Theater, Hess Center for the Arts, Deerfield.

Potpourri

Learn Magic Tricks: 11 a.m. Part of the Saturday Morning Kids Fun Series. Free. Odyssey Bookshop, Village Commons, South Hadley. 534-7307, odysseybks.com.

Rothschild Surrealist Dinner Party and Concert: 6 to 9 p.m. Recreate this intriguing blend of art, literature, haute culture and dance. $50 for individual, $95 for two. The Marlborough House, 9 Ling St., Marlborough. 603-852-4345. info@monadnockmusic.org.

South Deerfield Auction 4 Local Benefit: 6 to 9 p.m. Auction of art, furniture, textiles and more collected over the years by Jane Trigere to benefit six local non-profit organizations. Free. Deerfield Arts Bank Gallery, 3 Sugarloaf St., Village Center, South Deerfield. 413-768-8917. janetrigere@gmail.com.

Westhampton Breakfast: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Benefit for Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity. Steve’s Sugar Shack, North Road, Westhampton. 584-5516.

Sunday, Feb. 26

Comedy

Comedy Open Mic: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Comedy open mic hosted by Laura Fattaruso. Sign-up starts at 7, comedy at 7:30. Free, 21 and up. Bishop’s Lounge, 41 Strong Ave., Third floor, Northampton. 413-586-8900. fattaruso@gmail.com.

Dance

Brattleboro Contra Dance: 7 to 10 p.m. Dancing at the Stone Church. Autumn Rose on fiddle and Clayton Clemetson on keyboard. Newcomers welcome. No partner needed. Adults $10, college students $8, youth $5. The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro. 518-561-2594. susan@quietdesigns.org.

Dance benefit for Northampton Refugee Resettlement Program: 5 to 9 p.m. Dance benefit. $5 to $50, sliding scale donation. Florence VFW, 18 Meadow St., Florence. 413-345-8992. peacedancer@gmail.com.

Music

A Double Reed Extravaganza: 2 to 4 p.m. Concert featuring the sounds of the oboe, oboe d’amore, English Horn and bassoon. Free. McCulloch Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College, 50 College St., South Hadley. 413-538-2306. cwrobles@mtholyoke.edu.

Banish Misfortune: 3 to 6 p.m. Traditional Irish hornpipes, reels, jigs, waltzes, polkas, airs, songs and craic. Free. Northampton Brewery, 11 Brewster Court, Northampton. 413-586-4997. davemeuser@msn.com.

The Counter Sessions with The Mary Jane Jones: 7 to 9 p.m. The Mary Jane Jones share their down-tempo originals and explore the classic American Songbook. Free. Sam’s Pizzeria and Cafe, 235 Main St., Northampton. 413-587-2677. Themjjones@gmail.com.

Jerry Noble and Friends: 3 to 5 p.m. Jazz, Baroque songs and classic rock. Free. Sweeney Concert Hall, 144 Green St., Northampton. 413-585-3220. artsinfo@smith.edu.

Music for Missions: 4 to 5 p.m. Recital features Amanda Stenroos and Andrew D’Antonio. Free. Faith United Church, 52 Sumner Ave., Springfield. 413-739-4728. eortiz@faithunitedchurch.net.

One Long Skid: 8 to 10 p.m. One Long Skid performs original folk/rock material tinged with psychedelia. $5. Wheelhouse at The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. www.theartsblock.com.

Raise the Roots community sing: 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sing for peace, love, protest, hope, and resistance. No experience necessary. All welcome. $5 to $10 suggested donation. The Flywheel, 43 Main St., Easthampton. maggieshar@gmail.com.

Sunday jazz brunch: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rob Desgres on guitar, Mark Dunlap on bass and Scott Paquette on drums. Free. Cushman Market, 491 Pine St., Amherst. 413-549-0100. info@cushmanmarket.com.

Film

Sprout Film Festival: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Whole Children and Five College Realtors present a festival of films featuring people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. $10. Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. 413-585-8010. Brittany.Brown@pathlightgroup.org.

Theater

Climbing PoeTree: 7 to 9 p.m. Multi-voice spoken word, hip-hop and multimedia theater performance by Brooklyn-based duo Climbing PoeTree. Free. Holyoke War Memorial Building, 310 Appleton St., Holyoke. communications@history.umass.edu.

Festivals & Fairs

Amherst Orchid Society Orchid Show: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Award winning plants on display. Children under 12 are free. Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School, 80 Locust St., Northampton. 413-519-1087. KWynne5857@aol.com.

Potpourri

The Original Harlem Globetrotters: 2 to 5 p.m. The Original Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their action packed tour to Springfield. $18. MassMutual Center, 1277 Main St., Springfield. 413-271-3209. eskubis@massconvention.com.

Reading the Rocky Book of the Past — Dinosaur Footprints in the Connecticut River Valley: Noon to 4 p.m. Fun, family learning exhibit on the discovery of dinosaur tracks in the valley. Free. Holyoke Heritage State Park Visitors’ Center, 221 Appleton St., Holyoke. 413-774-7476. pvmaoffice@deerfield.history.museum.

Monday, Feb. 27 Music

Jeff Holmes Big Band featuring Dawning Holmes: 7:30 to 10 p.m. 16 piece Jeff Holmes Big Band performs. Free. 121 Club, 116 Pleasant St., Easthampton. jwholmes@umass.edu .dawna@fathomarts.com.

Open Mic Monday: 7 to 10 p.m. Free. Iron Kettle/Johnny Diamonds Restaurant & Bar, 15 College Highway, Southampton. 413-529-9867.

Potpourri

Labyrinth Walk: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Meditative practice and discipline offering clarity, peace and healing. Free. Edwards Church of Northampton, 297 Main St., Northampton. info@edwardschurchnorthampton.org.

Tuesday, Feb. 28 Dance

Chicopee Lindy and Blues: 7 to 10 p.m. Weekly swing and blues dance. Lesson begins at 7. Social dancing with a mix of swing and blues music begins at 8. No partner or experience necessary. $5 to $10, pay what you can. Christ’s Community Church, 103 Springfield St., Chicopee. lindyleague@gmail.com.

Sydney Dance Company: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sydney Dance Company comes to the FAC. Directed by self-proclaimed “movement junkie,” Rafael Bonachela. Stay for a post-show talk with the company. Tickets start at $10. UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 151 Presidents Drive, Amherst. 413-545-2511. sfarley@admin.umass.edu.

Music

Beat Stress: Drumming with Ellen Clegg: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Drum together while we create community. $12 to $16, sliding scale donation. St John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Elm St., Northampton. 413-824-8813. ellen@ellenclegg.com.

Northampton jazz workshop: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Annual Fat Tuesday celebration with vocalist Samirah Evans, trumpeter Don Anderson and the Green Street Trio followed by an open jazz jam session. Free. City Sports Grille, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton. paulphiliparslanian@gmail.com.

Westhampton family code night: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Westhampton Public Library sponsors class in computer coding for ages are 5 and up. Registration is required. Free. Hampshire Regional High School, 19 Stage Road, Westhampton. 413-527-5386. westhampton@cwmars.org.

Wednesday, March 1 Dance

Creacion Latin Big Band: 8 to 10 p.m. Free. The Arts Block, 289 Main St, Greenfield.

Free Swing Series: 6 to 7 p.m. Swing dance series for adults attending the April Fool’s Dance at the Keene Country Club benefiting Keene’s Hundred Nights shelter. Free. Grand Monadnock Ballroom, 132 Monadnock Highway, Swanzey. 603-762-8814. Brendan@dance-host.com.

Literary Arts

Forbes Library Sci-Fi and Fantasy book club: 7 p.m. “The Girl with All the Gifts” by M.R. Carey will be discussed. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 587-1011.

Music

Brass at UMass: 8:15 p.m. Directed by Greg Spiridopoulos. Free. Bezanson Recital Hall, 151 Presidents Drive, Amherst. 413-545-2227. mlonghi@umass.edu.

Drum Class: 6 to 7 p.m. African Dance Vermont presents West African dance class for all levels. Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing and bring a water bottle. Class will be accompanied by live drumming. Sliding scale donation of $12 to 15. www.africandancevt.com. 802-258-6475.

Noah Lis: 6 to 9 p.m. Live piano and vocals in The Mick. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. 413-532-1800. info@logcabin-delaney.com.

Film

Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: 7:30 to 10 p.m. The 24th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents its spring season, “Beginnings and Endings.” Free. Isenberg Theater, 137 Presidents Drive, Amherst. dpope@hfa.umass.edu.

Saturday, March 4Music

Beach Honey, The frost heaves and hales., and Ex-Temper: Doors 7 p.m.; music starts at 8. $5. play live at The Wheelhouse, 10 Court Square, Greenfield.