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Tim de Christopher 
The Fruit of Our Labors, 2014 
mixed media 
dimensions variable 
Courtesy of the artist 
Photograph by Anchor Imagery

Legacy of our lives

Thursday, August 21, 2014

“ Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail.” — Henry David Thoreau Spend some time talking with Turners Falls artist Tim de Christopher and you … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 21 - 27

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Thursday 21 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Open mic night hosted by Pamela Means. 7 p.m. Come in and perform your own originals. (No covers please). Free; please tip the bartenders. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com. Dance ABENE AFRICAN DANCE AND DRUM FESTIVAL presented by African Dance Vermont and the Arts Council of … 0

Clubs Calendar: Aug. 21-27

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Clubs Thursday 21 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Catch all your sports on 14 TVs: Steelers vs Eagles in preseason NFL action and Red Sox vs. Angels, both at 7 p.m. Win a Michelob Ultra backpack with draft purchase. 863-2882. IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: ∎ 7 p.m. Ruthie … 0

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Sounds Local: Transperformance maps out its future

Thursday, August 21, 2014

A sure sign that summer is fast coming to an end is the arrival of the annual Transperformance concert held every year for the past 24 years at the Pines Theater at Look Park in Florence on the … 0

Encores and Curtain Calls: The wake-up call of the trumpet

Thursday, August 21, 2014

“Music was the one thing I could control. It was the one world that offered me freedom. When I played music, my nightmares ended. My family problems disappeared. I didn’t have to search for answers. The answers lay … 0

Exhibits: museums and galleries

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Editor’s note: These listings, which focus on local galleries and artists, are free. Email them to features@recorder.com. The deadline is the Thursday before publication, by 8 a.m. Photographs of the art being exhibited are always welcome and will … 0

Movie Times: Aug. 21-27

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Editor’s Note: The movie listing deadline is the Tuesday before publication, by 3 p.m. Features@recorder.com or fax to 774-5020. Questions? Call Adam Orth at 413-772-0261, ext. 276. Please note, these listings are based on information sent us by … 0

Casting calls: Creative opportunities

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

CASTING CALLS is a free listing of creative opportunities in our area that runs on a weekly Entertainment page. Items must include relevant dates to be run and MUST have an ending date. Items run as space allows. … 0

Poets of Franklin County: The houses that Emily Dickinson built

Friday, August 15, 2014

Walk or drive down Silver Street near Greenfield High School and you’ll see that three new houses have cropped up on what used to be a wide, grassy lawn. No, it’s not a sudden housing boom but an … 0

Bread and Puppet: Question authority! Love life!!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Ladyslippers and grasshoppers! Bugs and gorillas! Welcome to Bread and Puppet’s “Nothing is Not Ready Circus!” For anyone who’s never experienced Bread & Puppet’s special blend of political theater and circus, puppetry and music and intense drama, it’s … 0

Bread & Puppet: ‘Emergency’ show in Easthampton Thursday, Aug. 14

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

∎ “Fire: Emergency Performance for Gaza.” Bread and Puppet, Thursday, 8 p.m., Park Hill Orchard, 82 Park Hill Road, Easthampton. This has only recently been added to the company’s schedule. Free, but people are asked to leave dogs and alcoholic beverages at home. Indoors, doors open at 7 … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 14 - 20

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Thursday 14 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Dave Houghton’s Hootenanny! hosted by Dave Houghton of Fancy Trash. 8 p.m. Houghton continues to explore new ways to bring out the folk for his anti-folk and performs … 0

Book review: ‘West Along the River 2’

Friday, August 15, 2014

By TINKY WEISBLATT “West Along the River 2” by David Brule (Booklocker.com, 174 pages, $20) I started reading “West Along the River 2” on a recent rainy morning. This book was an ideal companion for a quiet, drippy … 0