Arts & Entertainment

Steve Gougeon and Jennifer Williams with some cider apples.  Recorder/Paul Franz

CiderDays celebrate, bolster resurgent tradition

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Today, apples are primarily a healthy snack option or delicious pie filling, sitting year-round in shiny piles on supermarket display tables. More than 100 years ago, their smaller, uglier forebears also provided alcoholic solace through the short days and frozen nights of New England winters. “In North America, there are a lot of hard cider (apple) varieties that have basically … 0

Poets of Franklin County: ‘A threshold between the sky and the earth’

Friday, October 24, 2014

Much of Northampton builder Jonathan Wright’s work might be described as earthbound — designing and constructing eco-conscious buildings through his company, Wright Builders. But Wright is also a poet with a deep love for the ethereal world he discovers when he is out on the water, rowing. Wright’s new book of poems, “After … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 23 - 29

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Thursday 23 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

Movie Times: Oct. 23-29

Wednesday, October 15, 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

Club Calendar: Oct. 23 to 29

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Clubs Thursday 23 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Thursday Night Football on 14 TVs. at 8:25 p.m. San Diego at Denver. 32 ounce Bud Light drafts for $4. Chance to win a Brady jersey with each purchase. Bruins vs. Islanders at 7 p.m.. B863-2882. DEJA … 0

Exhibits: Oct. 23 to 29

Thursday, October 23, 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 be happily run, space permitting. Receptions etc. GALLERY AT THE … 0

Sounds Local: The Pork Dukes are back in perfect (salty) form

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Unless you are a diehard punk fan, chances are you have not heard of The Pork Dukes, a punk band from London whose place in the history of the genre is unique. The band, which formed in 1976, … 0

Encores and Curtain Calls: ‘Phantom’ lovers unite!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

“Can you even bear to look, or dare to think of me?... This lonesome gargoyle who burns in hell but secretly yearns for heaven ... but Christine ... fear can turn to love you’ll learn to see to … 0

Full 2014 CiderDays Schedule

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Special event on Oct. 31 6 to 9 p.m. — 20th anniversary Kickoff Reception: Limited ticket event with tasting of western Mass. hard ciders, a selection of savory small plates and opportunity to meet and greet cidermakers. Held at The Blue Heron restaurant in Sunderland. $75/ticket Saturday, Nov. … 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

Double Take Fringe Festival brings theater downtown

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

“Great theater is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to.” — Willem Dafoe, actor Downtown Greenfield will be the site of a theatrical moveable feast Friday and Saturday evening … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 16-22

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Thursday 16 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 … 0

Club Calendar: Oct. 16 - 22

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Clubs Thursday 16 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Thursday Night Football on 14 TVs. Patriots vs. Jets at 8 p.m. BTU Wheel, prizes, giveaways, halftime contests, munchie bar, chance to win Brady jersey, Pats ticket … 0