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Roger Saloom will be performing with Charles Neville Saturday, Nov. 28 at The Arts Block in Greenfield. Contributed photo

Sounds Local: Salloom & Neville at Arts Block

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving! Once you get done with all the cooking and feasting today you will start thinking about your plans for the weekend, especially if you have family and/or friends visiting that you need to entertain. But no need to worry! Here at Sounds Local we have a few suggestions for you that are guaranteed to add to the enjoyment … 0

Impossible not to root for narrator in Alzheimer’s diary

Friday, November 27, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: “My Life at 82” by Helen Hills (Haley’s, 420 pages, $24.95) November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, an ideal time in which to review a book about living with someone who suffers from that disease. Alzheimer’s claims more victims each year as our population ages. The disease has no known treatment. So … 0

Baroque treasure

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

It’s hardly one of those countries you’d ever expect to find reflected on a classical music program, but Bolivia is the centerpiece for nearly the entire 50th season of Friends of Music at Guilford. The series, which originated when a New Jersey teacher moved a tracker organ from Maine and brought it to … 0

Everything - and the kitchen sink: Gloria Kegeles' photography is a study of beauty & distortion

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

When Wendell photographer Gloria Kegeles first started photographing back in 1981, she wanted to do work that was totally different than anything she’d ever seen. At the time, a lot of her friends were taking photography classes in … 0

United Way Art & Leisure Auction

Wednesday, November 18, 2015


‘Last of Our Kind’ a history & fantasy treat

Friday, November 13, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: “The Last of Our Kind” by Gerald W. McFarland (Sunstone Press, 374 pages, $26.95) “The Last of Our Kind” is an imaginative work with heart and humor. It is the third and final volume in a series by Gerald W. McFarland of Leverett, an history professor … 0

Crafts of Colrain set for this weekend

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The autumn leaves may have fallen, but there’s still beauty in Colrain’s rural hills, where at least artists and artisans open their studios this weekend for the Crafts of Colrain self-guided tour, Nov. 14 through 15, from 10 … 0

Boxcar Lilies’ latest: ‘Knockout Rose’

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

And here on the ground You can still reach the stars We are all lost and found And we each play a part ... Knockout Rose Knockout Rose -The Boxcar Lilies (Jenny Goodspeed) It was a love of … 0

One Minute Festival Greenfield

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

GREENFIELD — Once again, the community will have the opportunity to watch one-minute videos created by their neighbors. Nate Longcope has received a $750 grant from the Greenfield Cultural Council, which he is using to show, he hopes, … 0

Entertainment Calendar: Nov. 12 - 18

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Thursday 12 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 … 0

Galleries and Exhibits: Nov. 12 - 18

Wednesday, November 11, 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: Nov. 12 - 18

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Clubs Thursday 12 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. ∎ Thursday Night Football with Bills vs. Jets at 8:25 p.m. Bruins vs. Avalanche at 7 p.m. on 14 TVs as well as college football and NBA action 863-2882. PEARL STREET CLUBROOM, 10 Pearl St., Northampton: 8 … 0

Tough stuff: Susie Patlove wins Wheeler Memorial Library’s Robert P. Collen Poetry of Place contest

Friday, November 6, 2015

Not many poets can pull off a poem about killing a rooster. Shelburne Falls poet Susie Patlove, long a serious student of Buddhism and a self-sufficient farmer who raises all of her household’s vegetables and most of its … 0