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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

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.

“Avo-Nice Friday,” a poem by F.D. Kindness

Friday, January 16, 2015

“Avo-Nice Friday” For a cashier who writes, the goods people buy can be springboard to poetry. Not the everyday ham and cheese on rye, nor the standard coffee and Bath bun, but fancy named sandwiches, or the curious coupling in one bag of banana, cantaloupe, and red onion … 0

Sounds Local: Messy moments, complex feelings

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Last month, Carolyn Walker of Amherst released her second CD, “Incarnadine,” a collection of 10 emotionally charged songs wrapped in melodies that you can get lost in, delivered in a voice that is pure and clean. Walker will … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Rich and soulful

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

“When you play a violin piece, you are a storyteller, and you’re telling a story.” — Joshua Bell “And a little child shall lead them” remarked Isaiah, with his usual prescience, a Bible ago, perhaps divining that, on … 0

Exhibits: galleries and museums

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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: Jan. 15-21

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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

Movie capsule reviews

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

AMERICAN SNIPER — Director Clint Eastwood and star Bradley Cooper combine to tell the story of the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history and focus on the destructive inner price that must be paid for inflicting violence. … 0

Casting Calls: Creative opportunities

Tuesday, January 13, 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

Far Cry: Anika Balaconis’ sci-fi zine offers a home planet for the thoughtful, the weired

Friday, January 9, 2015

“The advisor approached Gene slowly, its antennae and mouth pincers working, its body seemed hesitant, as a dog sniffing a new person. Slowly, again, Gene sprayed “report” and then, on a hunch, sprayed “carry away.” The advisor stroked … 0

‘The Hive,” an excerpt, by Anika Balaconis

Friday, January 9, 2015

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from “The Hive,” a short story published in Far Cry No. 3. It is reprinted here with the author’s permission. The advisor approached Gene slowly, its antennae and mouth pincers working, its body seemed hesitant, as a dog sniffing a new person. … 0

The view from Belle Ile: Rare Monet and Ellsworth Kelly works unveiled at the Clark

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Two artistic views of the rugged French coastline of Belle Ile are on display at Williamstown’s Clark Art Institute now through Feb. 15. Large, hypnotizing impressionistic paintings of Claude Monet (1840 - 1926) dominate. In counterpoint, in this … 0