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Arts & Entertainment

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The cast of Silverthorne Theater Company’s production of Peter Shaffer’s “Black Comedy,” performs at Nortfhfield Mount Hermon School.

‘Only connect’: Silverthorne director Lucinda Kidder a hands-on leader of community theater

Thursday, February 26, 2015

When Silverthorne Theater Company co-founder and managing director Lucinda Kidder arrives to talk about the company’s full-length play competition and its spring and summer lineup, she’s still got smudges of black paint on her hands. “I’ve been painting sets,” she says, smiling in apology. Kidder is almost always doing something related to theater, whether it’s painting sets, directing Oscar Wilde’s … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 26 to March 4

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Thursday 26 Films “AL-HELM (THE DREAM), Martin Luther King in Palestine” will be screened at GCC in Room C208 in the Main Building. The documentary follows a group of black gospel singers as they bring their version of a play about Martin Luther King to a Palestine audience, only to find that it … 0

Movie Times: Feb. 26 to March 4

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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 avoid disappointment. Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity St., Amherst, 253-2547, www.amherstcinema.org • Family Films: “My Neighbor … 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 features@recorder.com, 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.

Club listings: Feb. 12 to 18

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Clubs Thursday 12 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Bud Light Ski Promo Night. Win two ski passes to Wachusett Mountain and Bud Light ski hats and a chance to win the grand prize snowboard with … 0

Casting Calls: Creative opportunities

Thursday, February 12, 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

Greenfield's Winter Carnival: 'It's for fun'

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

On Sunday, Bea, a four-year-old German short-haired pointer, and her owner, Nate Bernard, will head to Beacon Field in Greenfield, where they will meet dozens of other dogs and owners waiting expectantly for the third annual K-9 Keg … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 5 to 11

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Thursday 5 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. The Collected Poets Series featuring Jeffrey Harrison and Mark Hart. 7 p.m. Live poetry reading. Harrison is author of five full-length books of poetry. Hart is a licensed … 0

Club Listings: 2-5 to 2-11

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Clubs Thursday 12 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. The Surly Temple. 8 to 10:30 a.m. 978-544-BREW. IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. FullSet. $12.50, $15. … 0

Sounds Local: A cathartic jumping off point

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

It was through songwriting that Robin Lane achieved success. But more than providing her with a career, song writing saved Lane’s life. And now, Lane is working with other women to tell their stories through song and, in … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Yusef Lateef

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

One day, we’re gonna leave, One day, we’re gonna leave here (Ha yai ...) And when we go, Don’t go, don’t go with sorrow, (Ha yai ...) One day, one night, one afternoon, One time, maybe today, maybe … 0

Movie Reviews

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

A MOST VIOLENT YEAR 3 stars. Set in 1981 New York, in a winter marked by crime, grime and dread, J.C. Chandor’s Lumet-style drama stars Oscar Isaac as an upright businessman trying to make a go of it while thuggish rivals, and the D.A.’s office, bear down. Jessica … 0

Movie Times: Feb. 5-11

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

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 … 0

‘The Dixie Swim Club’

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

TV sitcoms are rich in girlfriends — Ethel and Lucy, Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw and her 30-something pals, or the 20-somethings of “Friends” and HBO’s “Girls.” Now picture all those close gal-pals 20 to 40 years … 0