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 “I love the reflection of the light by the water,” architect Tadao Ando said of the new Clark Center. “My philosophy is to have an element of nature in all my buildings.”

Reality from vision: At long last, The Clark has reopened, unveiling its transformation

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” — Frank Lloyd Wright, architect (1867 - 1959) On July Fourth, despite a steady downpour that threatened to transform Berkshire County into a navigable waterway, at Williamstown’s Clark Art Institute there was a brass band, a gaggle of local big wigs and fireworks, a decibel-shattering pyrotechnical display … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: July 31-Aug. 6

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Thursday 31 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Roger Street Friedman, roots rock, with guest Sherman Ewing who performs his own unique mix. 8 p.m. Free. Please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com. 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, … 0

Clubs Calendar: July 31 - Aug. 6

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Clubs Thursday 31 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Stop in for all your games shown on 14 TVs in our Sports Bar. Enter to win one of our monthly prizes featured at the bar. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell: Blue Pearl. Blues/jazz. 8 to 10 p.m. 978-544-2739. … 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

Summer Spectacular: Double Edge Theatre celebrates 20 years in Ashfield

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

To commemorate its 20th anniversary in Ashfield, Double Edge Theatre will re-imagine “Shahrazad, A Tale of Love and Magic” during this year’s annual Summer Spectacle. The last of two previews is on Thursday, July 17, and performances run … 0

Clubs calendar: July 24-30

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Clubs Thursday 24 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Harpoon merchandise giveaways with purchase. Red Sox vs. Blue Jays on 14 TVs. 7 p.m. 863-2882. IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Whiskey Treaty Roadshow. … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: July 24-30

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Thursday 24 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Singer-songwriter Mya Elaine performs with Andy Cavanaugh. 8 p.m. Free. Please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com. Libraries GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. ∎ Noon to 2 … 0

Movie Times: July 24-30

Wednesday, July 23, 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

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

Sounds Local: Hats off to Signature Sounds!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Green River Festival 2014 is over and what a festival it was. The festivities got off to a strong start when it was announced last Wednesday that for the first time in its 28 years, the entire weekend … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Theater, music and laughter

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Never mind June, the July summer arts scene is bustin’ out all over and it seems only fair to at least touch upon some of the less-known possibilities lest they go unnoticed in the sheer abundance of riches. … 0

Story of intrigue also examines moral issues

Friday, July 18, 2014

By TINKY WEISBLAT “The Risk of Returning” by Shirley and Rudy Nelson (Wipf and Stock, 372 pages, $18) Shirley and Rudy Nelson of Amherst have created a suspenseful novel with an original premise in “The Risk of Returning.” … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: July 17-23

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Thursday 17 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., open mic night with Pamela Means, 7 p.m. Free. Please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com. Dance SOUTHERN VERMONT DANCE FESTIVAL, Brattleboro, Vt. Today through Sunday, the festival offers dance classes, … 0