Arts & Entertainment

Image courtesy of Tom Wyatt
"Monet Reflections."

Tom Wyatt's odd Whimsy

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

One fall morning, Warwick photographer Tom Wyatt carried his equipment out to a millpond in Tully. Long fascinated by the abstract arrangements of ripples and reflections in water, window glass and other reflective surfaces, Wyatt was on a hunt for new images. He knew from experience that ordinarily, at around 9 a.m., the sun would illuminate the trees but the pond would still be in shadow, making it a perfect reflective surface. That morning, however, the breeze was just too strong. “There was stuff going on on the pond’s surface but it looked too distorted,” Wyatt says, disappointment still evident in his voice. “It just … 0

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 … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 30 - Nov. 5

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Thursday 30 Dance GUIDING STAR GRANGE, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield: Newcomers’ Night contra dance workshop. Beginning at 7 p.m., special one-hour dancing workshop on basic skills using easy dances, attention to technique and style and live fiddle music. Regular dance follows 8 to 11 p.m. This week’s band is David Kaynor, guest fiddler … 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 … 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. 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 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