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Arts & Entertainment

Wildcat O'Halloran: Mind, body and soul

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

He’s a “cool cat” who likes drinking with the Harp Girls, worships the ground she walks on all while she walks all over him and recently went on a midnight service call that didn’t exactly turn out as he’d hoped — or did it? He’s Wildcat O’Halloran, the charming, boisterous, contemporary blues singer-songwriter from Sunderland who was born in New York City, raised in West Springfield and has been entertaining audiences throughout western Massachusetts and beyond for a half-century, beginning when he was in high school. William Halloran, better known in the music world as Wildcat, can make you smile and laugh with very little … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 3 - 9

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Thursday 3 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 Jane Buchanan at 772-1544. MILLERS FALLS … 0

Clubs listing: Sept. 3-9

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Clubs Thursday 3 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. ∎ Final NFL pre-season games on 14 TVs featuring the Patriots vs. Giants. 7:30 p.m. Stop in to try some of our new September drink specials. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. Eric Love & Co., 8 to 10:30 p.m. … 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

Guest rooms should say welcome!

Friday, August 14, 2015

By CATHY HOBBS Tribune News Service Guest bedrooms in many homes are discarded spaces. Sometimes they are filled with clutter and only cleared just hours before a guest arrives, while in other instances, guest bedrooms are left dark … 0

Book review: ‘Lighten Up Y’all’ by Virginia Willis

Friday, August 14, 2015

By TINKY WEISBLAT Special to The Recorder “Lighten Up Y’all” by Virginia Willis (Ten Speed Press, 232 pages, $24.99) I have spent much of my life on diets. Experience tells me that the greatest pitfall for the dieter … 0