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Arts & Entertainment

Poets of Franklin County:

Friday, August 28, 2015

Anyone who has walked much in the New England woods has come upon the remnants of stone walls wending through the trees, delineating former fields and pastures. After studying such walls on walks near his Hinsdale, home, poet Dennis Pollock became curious about the men who had built them. A psychotherapist for his entire career before embarking upon a second one in home repair and renovation, Pollock is clearly uncomfortable using the word “men,” though we decide to put feminism aside for the moment and agree that, in the 1700s and 1800s, it would most likely have been men who built stone walls. “What were … 0

MASS MoCA: making a night of it

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

It’s an easy one-hour drive out Route 2 to North Adams. You exit the Greenfield rotary toward Route 2 West and climb up, following the historic Mohawk Trail as it passes through Shelburne and Charlemont and wends along the Deerfield River through the Mohawk Trail State Forest. Here, bright yellow or orange tents … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 27 - Sept. 2

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Thursday 27 Coffeehouses MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: 8 p.m. Belle of the Fall. Tracy Walton: 2014 and 2015 New England Music Award nominee for Best Male Performer. He is an accomplished bassist and songwriter who has written for Alfred Books and taught at the National Guitar Workshop. Julia Autumn Ford … 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

ArtBeat: Karen Dolmanisth

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Karen Dolmanisth kneels to pour water into a round glass vessel that holds several stalks of a thin-leaved, green plant. The stalks, like other native plants in the variously sized bottles, jars and vases grouped on the floor … 0

Sounds Local: Transperformance marks 25th

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

One of the most enjoyable aspects of summer is enjoying music outdoors. But unfortunately, as the month of August rolls along, the opportunities to do this are fast coming to an end. One event that always signifies that … 0

Movie Times: Aug. 20-26

Wednesday, August 19, 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 • Best of Enemies. Friday through Wednesday, 4:30, … 0

Casting Calls: Creative opportunities

Wednesday, August 19, 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

Wednesday, August 19, 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

Club Listings: Aug. 13 - 19

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Clubs Thursday 13 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Budweiser Made in America Promo from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Win two tickets to see Beyonce, The Weeknd and many more artists at the two day concert … 0

The quality of time: labor intensive process helps reignite thrill of photography for Terri Cappucci

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Seated under the lightproof fabric that makes up the back of her portable “dark box,” Turners Falls photographer Terri Cappucci sensitizes a 4-by-5-inch aluminum plate in a silver nitrate bath for four minutes. She’s already poured liquid collodion … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 13-19

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Thursday 13 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Niall Connolly. 8 p.m. According to American Indie, “I promise your evening will be full of good music, stories and all around entertainment. Mr. Connolly’s music carries amazing … 0