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Arts & Entertainment

The father-and-son team of Martin and Erik DeMaine, faculty members at M.I.T., are intrigued by puzzles and the complex mathematical enigmas that can be created in paper folding as in “Together.” (Photo courtesy of the Springfield Museums)

It’s not just for swans

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The first time you made a paper airplane, you were introduced to the art of origami, a Japanese word meaning “folding paper.” After achieving a design mastery of lightweight flight, most of us stopped right there. The current exhibit at the Springfield’s D’Amour Museum, however, displaying the works of nine artists from around the globe, shows that the art of … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: April 2 - 8

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Thursday 2 Libraries MONTAGUE CENTER LIBRARY, 17 Center St., Montague: Music and Movement. 10 a.m. This weekly series with Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson takes place at Montague Center Library on Thursdays through June. Young children of all ages and their parents or caregivers are invited. Free. GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., … 0

Club Listings: April 2 - 8

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Clubs Thursday 2 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. NIT championship game tonight. Get your entries in to win our a giant basketball chair. Burins vs. Red Wings at 7:30 p.m. on 14 TVs. t863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. The Roosters, 8 to 10:30 p.m. Classic rock dance … 0

‘Arsenals Under Attack!’

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

“The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.” — Thomas Jefferson, 1787, referring to Shays’ Rebellion in a letter. A little more than two and a quarter centuries … 0

Country Players' 'And Then There Were None' opens Friday

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

What do you get when you put 10 strangers on an island together, accuse each of them of a crime and then start knocking them off one by one? The answer: Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None,” … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: March 12 to 18

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Thursday 12 Dance AFRICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR presented by Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School. The school’s dance department’s world premiere of “Dancing on the Atlantic Coast.” 7 p.m. Academy of Music, 274 Main St., Northampton. Directed by … 0

Club Listings: March 12 - 18

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Clubs Thursday 12 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Catch all the March Madness Conference Tournaments on 14 TVs. Get a free pint glass with each Bud Light pitcher during the games and get entered to … 0

Sounds Local: Good bye winter, hello music!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Every show I wrote about during the month of February was affected by bad weather. Some of these — Robin Lane’s Songbird Sings benefit at the Parlor Room and Trailer Park’s fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters at … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Singing on the soft side of the street

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

“The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician.” — Louis Armstrong If you like loose, laid-back jazz with a light touch, look no further than the, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro, Vt., this coming Saturday, … 0

Movie Times: March 12-18

Wednesday, March 11, 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 • Family Films: “The Iron Giant,” Saturday, 10 a.m. • Stratford HD. “King Lear,” Saturday, 1. • … 0

Casting Calls: Creative opportunities

Wednesday, March 11, 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

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: March 5 to 11

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Thursday 12 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Please tip the baristas. 413-625-6292. www.mochamayas.com. Library CARNEGIE LIBRARY, Avenue A, Turners Falls: Music and Movement. 10 a.m. This weekly series with Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson takes … 0

Book review: ‘The Secret History of Wonder Woman’

Friday, March 6, 2015

By TINKY WEISBLAT Special to The Recorder “The Secret History of Wonder Woman” by Jill Lepore (Knopf, 432 pages, $29.95) “The Secret History of Wonder Woman” discusses the genesis and the “life” of the world’s most popular female … 0