Arts & Entertainment

Beth Pelton of Northfield got up at 4 a.m. to capture this image of the Hail to the Sunrise statue on the Mohawk Trail.

Roadside attractions: Base Camp Photo's exhibit of Mohawk Trail images opens Sunday

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

In this world of high-speed travel, when you can hop on a plane and be halfway around the world in half a day, there’s still an allure to the good, old-fashioned road trip. There’s something appealing about a road that’s just small enough, windy enough — or, if you’ve ever been behind a tractor or an RV chugging up a … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 22 - Jan. 28

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Thursday 22 Films “ART AND CRAFT” shown in Club B-10, MASS MoCA, 87 Marshall Street, North Adams. North Adams. 7:30 p.m. Deception, undeniably, is an art. It’s also the subject of MassMOCA’s new documentary series. The film follows Mark Landis, one of the most prolific art forgers in American history. He donates each … 0

Club listings: Jan. 22 - 28

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Clubs Thursday 22 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Bud Light Thursday Night Ski Pass and Snowboard Promo. Win two ski passes to Wachusett Mountain and qualify to win a snowboard with your Bud Light purchases. Drawings at 11:30 p.m. Celtics vs. Portland on 14 TVs at 10 p.m. 863-2882. DEJA … 0

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Submit listings for The Recorder calendar by 8 a.m. Thursday the week before the requested publication. They may be emailed to, sent via U.S. mail to Adam Orth, features editor, The Recorder, P.O. Box 1367, Greenfield, MA 01302, or faxed to 413-774-5020. Questions? Call 413-772-0261, ext. 276.

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 8 - 14

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Thursday 8 Films “THE NEW JIM CROW: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” the fourth in a film and discussion series being shown over several months which look at issues of race. 7 p.m. In the Woodbury … 0

Club listings: Jan. 8 - 14

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Clubs Thursday 8 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Stop in for Bruins vs. Devils at 7 p.m. Plus college basketball on 14 TVs. 863-2882. IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Nothing Has Changed: … 0

Book review: ‘The Big Trip’

Friday, January 9, 2015

By TINKY WEISBLAT Special to the Recorder “The Big Trip” by Martha McManamy (Lulu, 182 pages, $13.99) Most families I know follow schedules that can appear (at least to outsiders) stifling. Children as well as parents have their … 0

Sounds Local: Too slow, too sparse or too weird

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Dave Houghton has been writing songs for the past 25 years but had yet to release a solo album until a couple of months ago. Houghton had always presented his songs in a band format — first with … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: the sound of the human heart

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

“The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because it’s cheerful and melancholy at the same time and I think it comes from that shadow string, the double strings.” — Rita Dove, U.S. poet laureate There’s … 0

Exhibits: Galleries and museums

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Editor’s note: These listings, which focus on local galleries and artists, are free. Email them to The deadline is the Thursday before publication, by 8 a.m. Photographs of the art being exhibited are always welcome and will … 0

Movie Times: Jan. 8-14

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Editor’s Note: The movie listing deadline is the Tuesday before publication, by 3 p.m. 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

Tuesday, January 6, 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

Voila, Madeline is now 75!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The City of Light has changed considerably since she first walked its streets. And the world as a whole has changed even more. But the little girl with the red hair, yellow hat and boundless curiosity? She’s pretty … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 1 - 7

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Thursday 1 Coffeehouses MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. M.R. Poulopoulos. 2 p.m. “M.R. Poulopoulos is a songwriter with a poet’s nerve and a sharp eye for the telling detail. His latest album, Greenhorn, is like the … 0