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Arts & Entertainment

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. The deadline is the previous Thursday, by 8 a.m. Email is the best way to submit, features@recorder.com. Questions? Call 413-772-0261, ext. 276. Artists THE ARTISANS OF WMASS are accepting applications for its Fall Craft Show. We are seeking a variety of artists and fine crafters in every genre. In order to avoid duplication and to ensure that all work is handmade, this will be a juried show. … 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 July 18 through Aug. 24. All shows are at 8 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday, rain … 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 had sold out in advance. This was a giant feather in the cap for Signature … 0

Clubs: July 10-16

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Clubs Thursday 10 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Last chance to win Jon Lester jersey. Watch the Red Sox take on the White Sox at 7 p.m. on 14 TVs. Enter a drawing that will … 0

Sounds Local: The Gas Light Tinkers — fusion that gets you moving

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Gaslight Tinkers hadn’t even taken the stage and the dance floor was already filling up, a sure sign that this crowd was familiar with the band and its danceable grooves. The group, which consists of Peter Siegel … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Ancient music rocks ... who knew?

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

“As poetry is the harmony of words, so music is that of notes; and as poetry is a rise above prose and oratory, so is music the exaltation of poetry.” — Henry Purcell, considered England’s first great composer … 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

Movie Times: July 10-16

Wednesday, July 9, 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

Arts & Entertainment calendar: July 3-9

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Thursday 3 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: The Collected Poets Series featuring Neil Shepard and Sarah Sousa. 7 p.m. Shepard’s new book, “Hominid Up” is due January 2015. Sousa’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming … 0

Clubs: July 3-9

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Clubs Thursday 3 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Stop in to watch all your sports action on 14 TVs and take your chance at winning Jon Lester official Red Sox jersey. Drawing on July 12 … 0

Bill Newman's book will inspire American individualism

Thursday, July 3, 2014

By TINKY WEISBLAT Special to The Recorder “When the War Came Home” by Bill Newman (Levellers Press, 248 pages, $18.95) The title “When the War Came Home” refers to the day in May 1970 when the Ohio National … 0

Sounds Local: Music you'll hear on the Green River Festival's Main Stage.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

To help you get ready for the Green River Festival, which will take place the weekend of July 12-13 on the grounds of Greenfield Community College, here is a look at some of the recent releases by musicians … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Three tales of summer

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

One of the most poignant moments of the Superman saga occurs in “Superman Returns,” when we see our solitary protagonist descending toward earth from the darkness of insterstellar space, hearing, as he does so, to a desperate, densely … 0