Arts & Entertainment

Beth Pelton of Northfield got up at 4 a.m. to capture this image of the Hail to the Sunrise statue on the Mohawk Trail.

Roadside attractions: Base Camp Photo's exhibit of Mohawk Trail images opens Sunday

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

In this world of high-speed travel, when you can hop on a plane and be halfway around the world in half a day, there’s still an allure to the good, old-fashioned road trip. There’s something appealing about a road that’s just small enough, windy enough — or, if you’ve ever been behind a tractor or an RV chugging up a … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 22 - Jan. 28

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Thursday 22 Films “ART AND CRAFT” shown in Club B-10, MASS MoCA, 87 Marshall Street, North Adams. North Adams. 7:30 p.m. Deception, undeniably, is an art. It’s also the subject of MassMOCA’s new documentary series. The film follows Mark Landis, one of the most prolific art forgers in American history. He donates each … 0

Club listings: Jan. 22 - 28

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Clubs Thursday 22 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Bud Light Thursday Night Ski Pass and Snowboard Promo. Win two ski passes to Wachusett Mountain and qualify to win a snowboard with your Bud Light purchases. Drawings at 11:30 p.m. Celtics vs. Portland on 14 TVs at 10 p.m. 863-2882. DEJA … 0

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Submit listings for The Recorder calendar by 8 a.m. Thursday the week before the requested publication. They may be emailed to, sent via U.S. mail to Adam Orth, features editor, The Recorder, P.O. Box 1367, Greenfield, MA 01302, or faxed to 413-774-5020. Questions? Call 413-772-0261, ext. 276.

Book review: ‘Mending Horses’ by M. P. Baker

Friday, January 23, 2015

By TINKY WEISBLAT Special to The Recorder “Mending Horses” by M. P. Barker (Holiday House, 320 pages, $17.95) “Mending Horses” may be the best book I have reviewed in the past year. M. P. Barker’s young-adult novel is … 0

Sounds Local: Whiskey Treaty Roadshow

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Remember the Whiskey Treaty festivals at the Arts Block in Greenfield a couple of years ago? All that fine music and fine whiskey? Well the good news is that the Whiskey Treaty lives! The Whiskey Treaty Festival, which … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: "Roman Holiday," a sweet and tender tale

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Princess Ann (upon awakening in Joe Bradley’s garret room after an inadvertent overdose of sleep medication): Have I been here all night, alone? Joe Bradley: If you don’t count me, yes. Princess Ann: So I’ve spent the night … 0

Casting Calls: Creative opportunities

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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

Power of the song: People's Music Network comes to Greenfield Jan. 23-25

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Whether it’s the civil rights struggle or movement to end the Vietnam War, the power of song to convey the power of the people is profound. But songwriters and song leaders at labor rallies, at Occupy protests, at … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 15 - 21

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Thursday 15 Library CARNEGIE LIBRARY, Avenue A, Turners Falls: Music and Movement. 10 a.m. This weekly series with Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson takes place Thursdays beginning today through Feb. 26. Young children of all ages and their … 0

Exhibits: Museums and Galleries

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Editor’s note: These listings, which focus on local galleries and artists, are free. Email them to The deadline is the Thursday before publication, by 8 a.m. Photographs of the art being exhibited are always welcome and will be happily run, space permitting. Receptions etc. BASE CAMP PHOTO, … 0

Club calendar: Jan. 15 - 21

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Clubs Thursday 15 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. NHL action with Bruins vs. Rangers at 7 p.m. on 14 TVs. 863-2882. DEJA BREW CAFÉ & PUB, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. Tommy Filiault Trio. Original … 0

Book review: ‘The Dyeing Room’

Friday, January 16, 2015

By TINKY WEISBLAT Special to The Recorder “The Dyeing Room” by Robert T. McMaster (Unquomonk Press, 310 pages, $12.95) The decade of the 1910s offers riches to historians and novelists. Brutal war raged in Europe. Communism toppled a … 0

Poets of Franklin County: Valentine’s Day Poetry Event at the Co-op

Friday, January 16, 2015

Maybe you love chocolate. Or you love locally cultured cheeses, oranges shipped from organic groves in Florida, or leafy green kale grown in a hilltown right around the corner. Maybe you love sitting down with a friend for … 0