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Arts & Entertainment

 Image courtesy of Ashfield Film Festival
“Some Other Job” by David Fessenden.

Ashfield Film Festival showcases area filmmakers

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

You might think fledgling filmmakers don’t stand a chance at going toe-to-toe with Hollywood pros. If so, you probably haven’t been to the Ashfield Film Fest, where fancy equipment and decades of movie-making experience don’t make you a shoe-in for the win. Now in its eighth year, the festival will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Ashfield Town Hall, … 0

Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 18 - 24

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Thursday 18 Libraries GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. ∎ Noon to 2 p.m. Writer’s Lunch. The library’s meeting room will be open Monday through Thursday. This is a self-directed, free writing time open to any writer looking for a place to work through their lunch. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544 for … 0

Club Calendar: Sept. 19 to Sept. 24

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Clubs Thursday 18 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Thursday Night Football on 14 TVs with Tampa Bay at Atlanta starting at 8:30 p.m. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell: Tommy Filiault Trio. Original guitar music. 8 to 10:30 p.m. www.dejabrewpub.com, 978-544-2739. THE O’S, Route 116, Sunderland: DJ Brad … 0

Calendar listings »
Submit listings for The Recorder calendar by 8 a.m. Thursday the week before the requested publication. They may be emailed to features@recorder.com, 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.

Exhibits: Museums and galleries

Wednesday, September 17, 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

Sounds Local: Music that will dance you into fall

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

It’s a sad fact that festival season is all but over and there are only a couple of opportunities left for you to enjoy music outdoors. One of these will happen the last weekend of the month ( … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Hooker-Dunham cooks up an eclectic brew

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

“The stage is a magic circle where only the most real things happen, a neutral territory outside the jurisdiction of Fate where stars may be crossed with impunity. A truer and more real place does not exist in … 0

Movie Times: Sept. 18-24

Wednesday, September 17, 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 the theaters. Double checking a theater’s website beforehand will help … 0

More than beautiful

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Jeremiah Patterson paints open windows, his photorealistic still-life watercolors giving one the sensation of being able to reach into them to pick up an apple, an orange or a gourd. They can easily be mistaken for photographs. The … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 11 - 17

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Thursday 11 Films “SEPTEMBER 11 — THE NEW PEARL HARBOR,” a documentary that summarizes 12 years of public debate on 9/11 will be shown from 7 to 9 at Garden Cinemas, 361 Main St., Greenfield. The presentation will … 0

Clubs calendar: Sept. 11 - 17

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Clubs Thursday 11 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Bud Light Thursday Night Football at BTU with Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore on 14 TVs. 32-ounce Bud Light drafts every Thursday night for the game will enter you … 0

Poets of Franklin County: What if I were inconsolable?

Friday, September 12, 2014

Editor’s note: this is the first of a series of columns by Trish Crapo on poetry that explores aspects of addiction. Showing your poems to other people can be tricky. What if whoever’s reading your poem hates it? … 0

"Aria," a poem by Trish Crapo

Friday, September 12, 2014

Aria What if I were inconsolable? What if what happened in this life were too much for one life? Who’s to say I wouldn’t shoot that sweetness into my own veins because I know you, Aria. I know the need that lies coiled at the base of our … 0

Nell Lake’s book is for all of us

Friday, September 12, 2014

By Tinky Weisblat “The Caregivers” by Nell Lake (Scribner, 320 pages, $26.00) Former first lady Rosalynn Carter says, “There are four kinds of people in this world: those who have been caregivers, those who currently are caregivers, those … 0