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Arts & Culture Calendar: June 7 to June 13, 2018


Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Thursday, 7 Dance

Scottish Country Dance Class: 7 to 9:30 p.m. $6 to $8. Florence Civic Center, 90 Park St., Florence. 413-527-3407. schmittcle@aol.com.

Literary Arts

“Bone and Seed: Nurturant Truths in 5 Voices”: 9 a.m. to noon. Two wisdom circles formed based on the writings of five women. Dialogue, reflection, ritual and creative expression. Sliding scale. Florence Civic Center and First Churches, 140 Pine St., Studio 1, Florence, and 129 Main St., Northampton. 413-348-2385. artandsoul.wm@gmail.com.

Valley Voices Story Slam: “If I Knew Then”: 7 p.m. Outrageous, funny and heartwarming true stories from around the Pioneer Valley. Audience picks the winner. $10. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke. 413-650-2670. hello@gatewaycityarts.com.

Music

Drop-in Traditional Music Sessions: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Moderate swingy pace. Adults and teens of all skill levels welcome. $5. Northampton Senior Center, 67 Conz St., Northampton. fiddlewesternmass@gmail.com.

Falltown String Band: 8 to 10:30 p.m. Roots rock, folk, country, bluegrass and blues. Free. The Rendezvous, 78 3rd St., Turners Falls. 413-863-2866. voobooking@gmail.com.

Greenfield Coop Concerts: 6 to 8 p.m. Featuring Bruce Colegrove, Sheryl Stanton, Boys of the Landfill. Free. Energy Park, 50 Miles St., Greenfield. pattex@crocker.com.

Jared and John: 6 to 10 p.m. Songs and acoustic guitar with Jared Quinn and John Caban. Free. Luxe Burger Bar, 1200 West Columbus Ave., Springfield. 413-785-5893. steve@luxeburgerbar.com.

Lez Zeppelin, She Said: 9 p.m. Lez Zeppelin is the first all-female homage to Led Zeppelin, garnering rave reviews. She Said is an all-female band. $18 to $23. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Prince Birthday Tribute: 9:30 p.m. to midnight. A Prince Birthday Tribute night with performances by: The Big Y, The Fawns, Science Fight, The Original Cowards, The X True Demographic. $3. The Sierra Grille, 41 Strong Ave., Northampton. acornsintheblender@gmail.com.

Upstate Rubdown: 8:30 p.m. Appalachian Soul draws inspiration from every corner (and decade) of America’s musical heritage. $8 to $13. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

LADAMA Performance, Interactive Workshop: 5 to 6 p.m. Featuring an internationally-acclaimed roots/folk/pop collective from Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil and the U.S. Free. The Brick House, 24 3rd St., Turners Falls.

Theater

“I Am My Own Wife”: 7 p.m. Pauline Productions presents drama by Doug Wright. $18 to $22 in advance (www,brownpapertickets.com); $25 at the door. Ashfield Congregational Church, Main Street, Ashfield. PaulineLive.com.

Friday, 8 Dance

Dance Party with DJ Miami Hypez: 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Free. Platform Sports Grill, 125A Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-341-3161.

Music

Alex Tuohey: 6 to 10 p.m. Songs and electric guitar with Alex Tuohey. Free. Luxe Burger Bar, 1200 West Columbus Ave., Springfield. 413-785-5893. steve@luxeburgerbar.com.

Antenna Cloud Farm Concerts: 7 p.m. LADAMA all-female folk collective performs music from Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil. $15 general; $5 reduced income. Antenna Cloud Farm, 25 Green Hill Road, Gill. antennacloudfarm.com.

Court Etiquette: 8 p.m. Court Etiquette, plus Sunshine Brothers Inc and Today Junior. Indie rock. $10 in advance; $13 at the door. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke. 413-650-2670. hello@gatewaycityarts.com.

The Dead Collective: 8 p.m. A high-energy Grateful Dead tribute band comprised of local pros putting their own spin on the classic band’s catalogue. $8 to $12. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

El Puerto Rico, The Rich Port: 7:30 p.m. MIFA Victory Theatre presents concerto of music by Puerto Rican composers. El Mercado, 413 Main St., Holyoke. mifafestival.org.

Habitat Build Fundraising Concert: 7 p.m. Featuring Valley Rock Voices, On That Note and the Amherst Area Gospel Choir. Donations requested. First Churches, 129 Main St., Northampton.

Hu: Sound of Soul: 6 to 7 p.m. Every second Friday. Northampton Senior Center, 67 Conz St., Northampton. 413-584-5327. dorothyb@crocker.com.

KRS-One: 6 p.m. Pioneer of hip-hop with more than 20 albums, three books, more than 500 lectures and a BET Lifetime Achievement Award. Lecture at 6, show at 9. $25 in advance, $30 day of show. $25 lecture only, $45 show and lecture in advance. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Live Music on the Deck: 6 to 9 p.m. Check platformsportsgrill.com for the list of bands. Free. The Deck at Union Station, 125A Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-341-3161.

Made Men: 7 to 11 p.m. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. 413-532-1800. info@logcabin-delaney.com.

Patti T Blues Band: 9:30 to midnight. Patti T on guitar and vocals, featuring Rick King on guitar. Just the blues. Free. The Rendezvous, 78 3rd St., Turners Falls. 413-863-2866. voobooking@gmail.com.

Phil Ochs Song Night: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Presented by Sonny Ochs and Mount Toby Concerts. $10 to 30. First Church, 165 Main St., Amherst. 413-336-2589. diacrowe@yahoo.com. mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com.

Seth Glier and Matt Nakoa: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Contemporary folk and pop singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Seth Glier and Matt Nakoa $18 in advance; $22 at the door. Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, Vt. 802-387-0102. stobro@svcable.net.

Springfield Concert Series: Founding Members of WMSC: 6 to 8:30 p.m. With Sparkie Allison, Lisa Martin, Peter J. Newland and Paul Sticca. Free. Nadim’s Mediterranean Grill, 1390 Main St., Springfield. sparkieallison@charter.net.

Sue Kranz and Friends: 7 to 9 p.m. Sue Kranz and Friends’ performance will consist of original songs, covers and tunes from various traditions accompanied by flute and guitar. Refreshments available. $6 to $12; children admitted for free. Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls. 413-863-3221. dawnmarvinward57@gmail.com.

Troll 2 and Austin & Elliott: 8 p.m. High-octane night of punk/folk drive, cutting harmonies and dark tales. Troll 2 rock on the fiddle, bass, guitar and mandolin. Austin & Elliott stomp and harmonize with edge. $10. Montague Bookmill, 440 Greenfield Road, Montague. 781-690-6617. ctesongs@gmail.com.

Ukulele Jam: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Intermediate ukulele jam meets weekly to play from the book “The Daily Ukulele.” A few ukuleles available to borrow. Free. Goodwin Memorial Library, 50 Middle St., Hadley. 413-584-7451. luna.hadleylibrary@gmail.com.

Uncle Hal’s Crabgrass Band: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Folk, blues, originals. Free. The Rendezvous, 78 3rd St., Turners Falls. 413-863-2866. voobooking@gmail.com.

World Music Collider: Mdou Moctar and Locobeach: 7 to 11:30 p.m. Williamsburg Grange, 12 Main St., Williamsburg. 413-687-5584. worldmusiccollider@gmail.com.

Kirtan at Green River Yoga: 7:30 p.m. With Libby Volckening (harmonium/vox), James Robinson (guitar/vox), Thomas Matherly (bass), Amanda Turk (percussion) and special guest Ed Ritz (vox). $15 suggested donation. 158 Main St., Second Floor, Greenfield.

The Sea The Sea: 7:30 p.m. Featuring Chuck and Mira Costa. $12. The Parlor Room, 32 Masonic St., Northampton.

A Cappella à la Carte: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Meeting at 6, community potluck at 6:30, vocal music at 7:30. Featuring the Guilford Chamber Singers and the Cantabile Vocal Ensemble. Potluck open to all who contribute a meal. Organized by the Friends of Music at Guilford as its 52nd season finale. Meeting at Christ Church, at corner of Melendy Hill Road and Route 5; music across the street at Guilford Community Church, 38 Church Dr., Guilford, Vt.

Theater

“I Am My Own Wife”: 8 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

Art

Gala Fine Art Sale: 4 to 8 p.m. Approximately 100 works for sale in an evening of fellowship, wine, cheese and live music. Preview June 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. during Amherst Arts Night Plus. Free. Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst, 121 North Pleasant St., Amherst. 413-253-2848. office@uusocietyamherst.org.

Free Second Friday: 4 to 8 p.m. Hands-on art making for all ages. Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month. Free. Smith College Museum of Art, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2760. artmuseum@smith.edu.

Thomas Cole’s Sublime Summit: 1:30 to 2 p.m. Compare different artists’ renditions of the Connecticut River Oxbow, including Cole’s famous painting. Free. Parking fee may apply. Skinner State Park Summit House, 10 Skinner State Park Road, Hadley. 413-586-0350. holyoke.range@massmail.state.ma.us.

In Your Vase Show: 5 to 8 p.m. Pinch is hosting its first annual In Your Vase Show, featuring a wide array of handmade ceramic vases by local and beloved potters. Pinch, 179 Main St., Northampton. 413-586-4509. info@pinchgoods.com.

Film

“UNREST” Screening: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. $4 to $6. Shelburne Falls Memorial Hall, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 703-909-6525. Events@masscfids.org.

Potpourri

Northampton Education Foundation Annual Showcase: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Annual showcase of projects and programs at Northampton Public Schools. Northampton Center for the Arts, 33 Hawley St., Northampton. northamptoneducation.org.

Cartoon School: Episode 1 — “Strange Transformations”: 8 p.m. Curated show of classical cartoons. Northampton Community TV, 33 Hawley St., Northampton. northamptontv.org.

Montessori Comes to Forbes Library: 11 a.m. to noon. Laura Frogameni from the Montessori School of Northampton leads a guided exploration with Montessori materials and lessons for children up to age 6. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1012. reference@forbeslibrary.org.

“Out on a Limb”: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Witness powerful acts of guts and grace as NECCA presents “Out on a Limb.” Multiple performances on the new custom built Trapezium. $10 to $25. New England Center for Circus Arts, 10 Town Crier Dr., Brattleboro, Vt. 802-254-9780. info@necenterforcircusarts.com.

Saturday, 9 Dance

Dance Party with DJ Miami Hypez: 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. See Friday’s listing.

Monadnock Tri-State Dance: 7 to 11 p.m. Live music by The Visitors. Refreshments served. $8 to $10. ELMM Community Center, 21 Durkee St., Winchester, N.H. 603-357-0794.

Music

BARNFEST: 1 to 11 p.m. A day of live folk music, local food, hands-on crafts, community potluck dinner and dancing on a rural homestead. Donations for nonprofit sponsor Fabric of Life welcome. Ashenden Homestead, 80 Bassett Road, Shelburne. beckyashenden@gmail.com.

Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. $10 to $20; free for children 12 and under. 1794 Meetinghouse, 26 South Main St., New Salem. 1794meetinghouse.org.

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

Date Night: 9:30 to midnight. Popular covers and originals. Free. The Rendezvous, 78 3rd St., Turners Falls. 413-863-2866. voobooking@gmail.com.

Doug Hewitt Group: 9:30 to 11 p.m. Exciting jazz covers. Sizzling instrumentals and soaring vocals. Special guests Perry Friedman on piano and Lowell Laporte on drums. Free. Luthier’s Coop, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton. 413-527-6627. doughewitt@aol.com.

Driftwood: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Music rooted in the land, leaning alternately into folk, old-time, country, punk and rock. $12 to $16. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Mr. Liam & Friends: 11 a.m. to noon. $5; free for infants up to 1-year-old. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. 413-585-0001. sam@ncmc.net.

Juno in June!: 7:30 p.m. Juno Orchestra, Vermont’s newest professional chamber orchestra, engages musicians from the tri-state area. Eric Bartlett, featured soloist. $10 to $40. Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way, Brattleboro, Vt. 802-380-9550. zoneastes@msn.com.

Katherine First and the Kitchen Party: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Katherine First and the Kitchen Party bring Celtic, Cape Breton, Bluegrass and Appalachian together in a celebration of traditional music for all ages. Free. Bread Euphoria Bakery & Cafe, 206 Main St., Haydenville. 413-268-7757. hilaryemersonlay@gmail.com.

Live Music on the Deck: 6 to 9 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Muck and The Mires, The Feldons: 9 p.m. Muck and the Mires play garage rock, like a blend of ’64 Beatles and ’77 Ramones. The Feldons play a mix of ’60s garage rock and soul. $5 to $10. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Pints in the Park: Noon to 6 p.m. An afternoon of live music, food and local brews, all to kick off Western Mass Beer Week. $10 in advance; $12 day of show. Free for children under 12. Energy Park, 50 Miles St., Greenfield. 413-773-0333. thepeoplespint@gmail.com.

Rootstock: Home: 7 p.m. A benefit featuring live music and art from the Pioneer Valley. $10. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke. 413-270-4522. cait@gatewaycityarts.com.

Salsa in Pulaski Park: 6 to 9:30 p.m. Bringing communities together with Latin Dance. Free. Pulaski Park, 240 Main St., Northampton. 347-398-1259. raucoin2474@gmail.com.

SecondSaturdayCohoConcert: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Award-winning talents Sean Altman and Jack Skuller in a tribute to The Everly Brothers. $10 to 20 suggested donation. Pioneer Valley Cohousing, 120 Pulpit HIll Road, North Amherst.

Valley Jazz Voices: 4 to 5 p.m. Thirty-member jazz vocal ensemble sings with jazz trio Jim Argiro (piano), George Kaye (bass) and Kade Parkin (drums). Free. Cultural Chaos, Cottage Street, Easthampton. 914-329-4682. valleyjazzvoices@gmail.com.

Wildcat O’Halloran Band: 6 to 10 p.m. Free. Luxe Burger Bar, 1200 West Columbus Ave., Springfield. 413-785-5893. steve@luxeburgerbar.com.

The Convergence Project: 8 p.m. Original compositions influenced by Colombian rhythms, funk, gospel and bebop. With Eugene Uman (piano, compositions), Jason Palmer (trumpet), Jeff Galindo (trombone), Michael Zsoldos (saxophone), David Picchi (electric and acoustic bass), and Jon Fisher (drums), with special vocal guest Wanda Houston. $15 to $20. The Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Unit 222, Brattleboro, Vt. 802-254-9088. www.vtjazz.org.

Theater

“I Am My Own Wife”: 8 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

Comedy

Happier Valley Comedy Show: 8 to 9:30 p.m. The Ha-Ha’s perform “The Armando” featuring monologist, WRSI’s Joan Holliday. The Ha-Ha’s will also be joined by The Majesters. $13. Northampton Center for the Arts, 33 Hawley St., Northampton. scott@happiervalley.com.

More Improv More Better Showcase and Jam: 10 to 11 p.m. Open improv jam and short performance. Play improv games lead by a Happier Valley Comedy School. Free. Northampton Center for the Arts, 33 Hawley St., Northampton. scott@happiervalley.com.

Film

“UNREST” Screening and Panel Discussion: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. A panel discussion with health care professionals and patient caregivers to follow the screening. $4 to $6. Memorial Hall, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 703-909-6525. Events@masscfids.org.

Art

Family Art Photo-montage Project: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bring enlarged copies of favorite photographs. $22 for adults, $14 for children. Judie’s Art Bar, 49 Boltwood Ave., Amherst. 413-367-0234. maystudioarts@gmail.com.

OnTrend Spring Craft Fair: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or shine. Free. Hadley Town Common, Russell Street and West Street, Hadley. info@ontrendcrafts.com. Ontrendcrafts.com.

Festivals & Fairs

Langstroth Bee Fest: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. All over town! Brunch at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, children’s events and education at the church, art at the Pushkin, honey-themed restaurant specials and more. Free. Second Congregational Church, 16 Court Square, Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Potpourri

Amherst Saturday Tree Planting: 9 a.m. to noon. Led by the Amherst Public Shade Tree Committee. Free. Main Street, Amherst. 413-549-3722. wow@henrylappen.com.

Zero Energy Building Tour: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crotty Hall at 9, Hitchcock Center on West Street at 10:30, Kern Center at noon and South Congregational Church at 2. Crotty Hall, 411 North Pleasant St., Amherst. 413-213-2133. anneperkins43@gmail.com.

A Fairy Tale Scavenger Hunt: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Teams have one hour to collect pictures based on the list of props and send those pictures to the Facebook event. There will be prizes. $8 per person. Teams highly recomended. Pulaski Park, 240 Main St., Northampton. gstroop40500@comcast.net.

Bon Appetit Burlesque: 7 to 10:30 p.m. A body-positive show featuring burlesque performers from New England and beyond, a new theme each month and audience games. $15 to $25. Club V, 18 Meadow St., Florence. 413-570-0169. houseofhors@gmail.com.

“Out on a Limb”: 3:30 to 5 p.m. and 7:30 to 9 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Wendell Misfit Prom: 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. This year’s theme is Alice in Wendel-land. Music by Rod Cummings & The Vibrators. Parade leaves Wendell Center at 6:30 p.m., ends at Deja Brew. To benefit Swift River Elementary School. $15 in advance at the Wendell Country Store, $20 at the door. Deja Brew Café & Pub, 57 Lockes Village Road, Wendell.

Orange Historical Society Breakfast on the Porch: 8 to 10 a.m. All-you-can-eat breakfast includes quiche, French toast, pancakes, waffles, doughnuts, fruit and beverages. $7. Orange Historical Society, 41 North Main St., Orange. 978-544-3141. www.orangehistoricalsocietyma.org.

Sunday, 10 Dance

Flash! A Tea Dance for Women presents Full Bloom!: 4 to 7 p.m. A private dance party for women produced by Sally Brown. $5. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke. 413-650-2670.

Singles Dance: 7 to 10:30 p.m. For ages 40 and up. $12. Castle of Knights Banquet Hall, 1599 Memorial Dr., Chicopee. 860-325-2022. cecilia@singlesdanceparty.com.

Contra Dance with Brattleboro Music Center’s Celtic Mega Band: 7 p.m. With caller Adina Gordon. $5 to $10. The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt.

Music

Adam Pajan, Organ: 2 p.m. $5 to $10. United Congregational Church, 300 Appleton St., Holyoke. 413-532-1483.

Banish Misfortune, Traditional Irish Music: 5 to 8 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.

Family Jam with Felicia Sloin: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Beloved Jewish “Entertain-ucator” Felicia Sloin brings a joyful morning of music, percussion and movement for the whole family. Free. Temple Israel, 27 Pierce St., Greenfield. 413-773-5884. office@templeisraelgreenfield.org.

Juno in June!: 3 p.m. See Saturday’s listing.

Khalif Neville Trio: 2 to 4:30 p.m. Khalif Neville (keyboard) with Hiroyuki Shido (bass) and Talyn Neville (drums) blend traditional jazz forms funk, R&B and hip-hop. $10. North Hall, 40 Searle Road, Huntington. 413 667-5543.

Live Music on the Deck: 4 to 7 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Open Mic: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The Russellers lead a welcoming open mic every second Sunday. Come early to add your name to the list. Free. Mill 180 Park, 180 Pleasant St., Easthampton. 413-977-1538. art@susannawhite.com.

Quabbin Valley Pro Musica: 4 p.m. Choral music. $10 to $15; free for children 12 and under. 1794 Meetinghouse, 26 South Main St., New Salem. 1794meetinghouse.org.

Tradional Quebecois Music Session: 3 to 5 p.m. Traditional songs from Quebec. Free. The Rendezvous, 78 3rd St., Turners Falls. 413-863-2866. voobooking@gmail.com.

Legacy: 1:30 to 3 p.m. The band, consisting of Tom Deam, Linda Piragis, Marty Picard, Al Benjamin and Marc Erwin, will perform. Refreshments available. Donations welcome. Athol Historical Society, 1307 Main St., Athol.

Comedy

Sunday Funday Comedy Open Mic: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Hosted by Laura Fattaruso. Sign up starts at 7. Free. Bishop’s Lounge, 41 Strong Ave., Northampton. fattaruso@gmail.com.

Film

“Number 2”: 5 p.m. Premier of film is about the rippling effects of heroin on the family members and friends of people struggling with addiction. $20 to benefit Cancer Connection. Hotel Northampton, 36 King St., Northampton. 413-230-0035.

Potpourri

“Out on a Limb”: 1 to 2:30 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Tony Awards Viewing Party and BBQ: 6 p.m. Join Ghost Light Theater and GCA to cheer on the Tony Awards. Free. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke. 413-650-2670. hello@gatewaycityarts.com.

“Safe Milk Begins on the Farm”: 11 a.m. to noon. Learn how dairy cows are cared for in honor of dairy month. Free wagon ride farm tour. Free. Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, 172 Hockanum Road, Hadley. 413-586-2142. info@barstowslongviewfarm.com.

Diemand Farm BBQ: 1 to 4 p.m. To benefit the Arredondo Family Foundation to support military families who have lost a loved one, and to suicide prevention. Smoked ribs, barbecue chicken, baked potatoes. Recommended donation of $30 for adults, $10 for children ages 2 to 10. Family packages (two adults, two children) for $60. Diemand Farm, 126 Mormon Hollow Road, Millers Falls. 978-544-3806. events@thediemandfarm.com.

Monday, 11 Literary Arts

David Wancyzk Reading: 7 to 8:30 p.m. David Wanczyk, Greenfield native, will discuss his new book, “Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind.” Free. Amherst Books, 8 Main St., Amherst. 413-256-1547. becca@amherstbooks.com.

Music

Music Mondays Cafe — An Evening with Peter Eldridge: 7 to 8 p.m. June Music Mondays Cafe features Peter Eldridge and an evening of piano and vocal pop, jazz, standards and original works. $10 to $15. Gaylord Memorial Library, 47 College St., South Hadley. 413-250-3540. anzfam4@gmail.com.

World Eaters, Bromp Treb: 8 p.m. Greenfield-based polyrhythmic psych-punk/cumbia/jazz band (with horns) World Eaters return one last time to the Monday residency at The Wheelhouse. Bromp Treb will also play, with DJ sets before and between acts by members of the Peace & Rhythm squad. Free. The Wheelhouse, 289 Main St., Greenfield.

Tuesday, 12 Dance

Brattleboro Contra Dance: 7 to 10 p.m. Music by Cedar Stanistreet and Donal Sheets. Caller Andy Davis. $5 to $12. The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt. 518-561-2594. susan@quietdesigns.org.

Music

Drumming with Ellen Clegg: 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Improv from 6 to 6:45, Rhythms and Techniques from 6:45 to 7:15. $14 per drop in. 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. Burlington, Vt.-based master trumpeter Ray Vega will be the guest soloist with the Green Street Trio, followed by an open jazz jam session. $5. City Sports Grille, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton. paulphiliparslanian@gmail.com.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center Clinical Notes Concert: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. BFMC women’s chorus annual summer concert, “We’ve Got the Whole World in Our Songs.” Free. Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s conference rooms A and B, 164 High St., Greenfield.

Comedy

Comedy in the Wheelhouse with Host Jon Ross: 8 p.m. Local comic Jon Ross hosts showcase of the Pioneer Valley’s best comedic talent. Free. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Film

“Screenagers”: 6 p.m. Film on teenagers and social media/video games, followed by panel discussion. Free. Frontier Regional School, 113 North Main St., South Deerfield. 413-768-8332.

Wednesday, 13 Dance

Hip Hop Night with Crazefaze Dance Crew: 7 p.m. Beginner-intermediate hip-hop classes. All ages. Lessons cost $10 for adults, $5 for youth. Or attend for the music of Crazefaze featuring iLLa Ghee, Oxzilla, Sondro Castro and FellowShip for $5 to $15. All ages. Free. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Literary Arts

Beatnik Open Mic: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Second Wednesday of every month. Poetry, music, art, writings, readings, presentations, rants. Free. The Ashfield Lake House, 141 Buckland Road, Ashfield. 413-628-0158. beatnik.openmic@gmail.com.

“Emperor of All Maladies” Book Discussion: 7 to 8 p.m. The Forbes Nature and Environment Book Group will discuss “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer” by Siddhartha Mukherjee. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. hcethatsme@gmail.com.

Music

All Ages Open Mic Night with Host F. Alex Johnson: 7 to 10 p.m. Award-winning guitarist F. Alex Johnson hosts a weekly open mic. All ages. Free. Brew Practitioners, 36 Main St., Florence. 413-584-2444. info@colorwaymusic.com.

Gershwin and the Musical Melting Pot: 10 a.m. Hampshire Music Club sponsors concert/presentation by Jerry Noble, piano. Free. Northampton Senior Center, 67 Conz St., Northampton.

Irish Slow Session: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Suggested $5 donation. DeCice Hall at The Marian Center, 1365 Northampton St., Holyoke. lvirishslowsession@aol.com.

Open Mic at The Harp: 7 to 10 p.m. Free. The Harp Irish Pub, 163 Sunderland Road, North Amherst. dalereynolds@live.com.

Ray Mason Band: 7 to 8:15 p.m. Concert will be on Forbes Library’s West Street lawn, but will move inside in the case of bad weather. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1013. fkaufmann@forbeslibrary.org.

Southampton Summer Concerts: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Conant Park Pavilion, 38 East St., Southampton. 413-687-5282. debdamico@charter.net.

Watermelon Wednesdays: Carlo Aonzo and Rene Izquierdo: 7:30 p.m. West Whately Chapel, ConRoad, West Whately. watermelonwednesdays.com. paulnewlin@comcast.net.

Wheelhouse Karaoke: 8 p.m. Free. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

Potpourri

Westhampton Coffee ’n’ Chat: 10 to 1:30 a.m. Enjoy coffee, tea and hot chocolate while chatting with friends. Free. Westhampton Public Library, 1 North Road, Westhampton. 413-527-5386. westhampton@cwmars.org.