Arts & Entertainment

PHOTO COURTESY OF ALICIA HUNSICKER
"Convergence" by Alicia Hunsicker

When art and science collide in UMass exhibit

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Art is not the antithesis of science — at least, not the way artist Alicia Hunsicker does it. Hunsicker, 47, uses natural fractals, patterns that repeat over and over again on all scales, from tiny particles all the way out into the cosmos, to create her artwork. “Synergy,” a new exhibit on view through June 2 at the Science and … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 11 to 17

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Thursday 11 Libraries CARNEGIE LIBRARY, Avenue A, Turners Falls: Music and Movement with Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson at 10 a.m. Thursday through February. For more information, call 413-863-3214. GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: ■ Writers’ 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. … 0

Movie Times: Feb. 12 to 18, 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Amherst Cinema 28 Amity St., Amherst, 253-2547, www.amherstcinema.org • Where to Invade Next. Friday through Thursday, 1:30 4:30, 7:20, 9:40. Saturday through Monday matinee, 11:05 a.m. • Carol. Friday through Tuesday, 4:05, 9:45. Wednesday, 4:05. Thursday, 4:05, 9:45. • 45 Years. Friday through Thursday, 1:45, 4:15, 7:05, 9. Saturday through Monday matinee, 11:15 a.m. • Brooklyn. Friday, 1:25, 6:50. Saturday and Sunday, 6:50. … 0

Winter Carnival fun

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

GREENFIELD — When the town’s annual Winter Carnival began in the early 1920s, contestants would race toboggans down chutes at breakneck speeds on the hill beneath the Poet’s Seat Tower — known as Rocky Mountain — and skiers … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 4 - 10

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Thursday 4 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: The Collected Poet Series. 7 p.m. Poets Abbot Cutler and Penelope Scambly Schott will continue the ninth season of the Collected Poets Series with live poetry reading over your favorite Mocha Maya beverage. $2 to $5 suggested donation. … 0

Club Listings: Feb. 4 - 10

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Clubs Thursday 4 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. ■ Bud Light Ski Promo Night. Win two passes to Wachusett Mountain. One entry with any Bud Light Purchase. Drawing at 12:15 a.m. ■ Bruins vs. Sabres at 7 p.m. College hoop, NBA and NHL action on … 0

Exhibits and Galleries: Feb. 4 - 10

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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

ArtBeat: Looking back at the present

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A crow perches atop a road sign. A figure passes through a doorway into an opening of light. An acrobat in a diamond-patterned costume hangs upside down by ropes tied to his feet while people walk by on … 1

Ashfield poet offers writers’ oasis

Monday, February 1, 2016

Ashfield poet Susan Middleton’s living room is on the second floor of a renovated barn on Norton Hill Road in Ashfield. It is airy and comfortable, just as she’s described it in the flier for her spring session … 0

‘American Gods’ has cast its lead

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The long-awaited “American Gods” series on Starz has finally cast the character Shadow Moon. Let the great battle of the gods begin! The popular Americana-meets-mythology work by author Neil Gaiman, “American Gods” is currently being adapted for a TV series. And today Starz revealed its lead. Actor Ricky … 0

Q&A with 10-time Grammy winner Bob Ludwig

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

NEW YORK — His role is at the finish line of an album — helping it sound as perfect as possible before it’s available to the masses. He’s won 10 Grammys, including three consecutive wins for album of … 0

‘Four Sundays in February’ honors pioneering rock ‘n’ roller June Millington

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The official name is “Four Sundays in February.” But as Steve Sanderson sees it, it’s really a month-long arts party. The longtime event, produced by the Northampton Arts Council, has traditionally featured a variety of art performances, held … 0

Calendar of Black History Month events

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Sunday, Feb. 7 ■ Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Free. Reception: Artists Louise Minks and Belinda Lyons Zucker. ■ Lecture by the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10 ■ Great Falls Harvest Restaurant, Turners Falls, 6-9 p.m. Reception: Call and … 0