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Wildcat O'Halloran: Mind, body and soul

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

He’s a “cool cat” who likes drinking with the Harp Girls, worships the ground she walks on all while she walks all over him and recently went on a midnight service call that didn’t exactly turn out as he’d hoped — or did it? He’s Wildcat O’Halloran, the charming, boisterous, contemporary blues singer-songwriter from Sunderland who was born in New York City, raised in West Springfield and has been entertaining audiences throughout western Massachusetts and beyond for a half-century, beginning when he was in high school. William Halloran, better known in the music world as Wildcat, can make you smile and laugh with very little … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 3 - 9

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Thursday 3 Libraries GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: Writer’s Lunch, noon to 2 p.m. the library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday for Writers’ Lunch. This is a self-directed free writing time. Bring your own lunch and beverage. For more details, contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544. MILLERS FALLS … 0

Clubs listing: Sept. 3-9

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Clubs Thursday 3 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. ∎ Final NFL pre-season games on 14 TVs featuring the Patriots vs. Giants. 7:30 p.m. Stop in to try some of our new September drink specials. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. Eric Love & Co., 8 to 10:30 p.m. … 0

Book review: “The Inner Sea” by Zane Kotker

Friday, August 28, 2015

By TINKY WEISBLATT For the Recorder “The Inner Sea” by Zane Kotker (Levellers Press, 270 pages, $19.95) Stories about the Roman Empire often focus on extravagantly dramatic emperors like Nero, Julius Caesar, or Caligula. Drama can be found … 0

Clubs listings

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Clubs Thursday 27 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Catch all the NFL pre-season action on 14 TV’s, and MLB and Little League World Series Games. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. ∎ Meet … 0

Sounds Local: Rise of the Amourasaurus!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Everyone has heard of a tyrannosaurus rex, a stegosaurus and a brontosaurus, but what about the Amourasaurus? That fictional beast, invented by members of the band Lake Street Dive, will rear its head on Sunday, Aug. 30, at … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Raptures of a summer afternoon

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the day Shall fold their tents like the Arabs And as silently steal away. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “The Day Is Done” There’s something about … 0

Movie Times: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Please note, these listings are based on information sent us by the theaters. Double-checking a theater’s website beforehand will help avoid disappointment. Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity St., Amherst, 253-2547, www.amherstcinema.org • Phoenix. Friday through Wednesday, 2:05, 4:35, 7:10, … 0

Exhibits: galleries and museums

Wednesday, August 26, 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

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 20-26

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Thursday 20 Films “INTO THE WOODS” will be shown at sunset on the grass in Riverfront Park in Orange as part of Friendly Town Movies. Free. Parents are asked to accompany their children. “TENDER MERCIES” will be shown … 0

Roz Chast: a born cartoonist

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

“When I’m drawing I’m thinking ‘What do I think is funny? What is making me laugh? What’s getting to me?” — Roz Chast July, 2015 With a range of vocal intonations and a conjuring of brilliantly imaginative drawings, … 0

Club Listings: Aug. 20 - 26

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Clubs Thursday 20 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Corona Light Kenny Chesney concert ticket giveaway night. Win two pair of tickets from 8 to 10 p.m. for Aug. 29 concert at Gillette Stadium. Must be … 0

Poets of Franklin County: Lisa Burke's visual poetry

Friday, August 21, 2015

As a person who has written poems and made collages since I was a teenager or younger, I’ve always wondered whether there is such a thing as a visual poem. And if there is, wouldn’t it be a … 0