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Arts & Entertainment

At right, Su Hoyle of Wendell, as Doctor Armstrong, examines the latest victim during a rehearsal. Also pictured, from left: Ted Trobaugh of Amherst, Mark Hildreth of Northampton and Joshua Mason of Westfield. (We are leaving the “victim” unidentified) Recorder/Tom Relihan

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,” which The Country Players, one of Franklin County’s resident theater companies, will present in a two-week run that starts Friday. The play’s … 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 place Thursdays through today. Young children of all ages and their parents or caregivers are … 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 superhero. It also tells the story of the man who created Wonder Woman in 1941, … 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

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 29 to Feb. 3

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Thursday 29 Library CARNEGIE LIBRARY, Avenue A, Turners Falls: Music and Movement. 10 a.m. This weekly series with Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson takes place Thursdays through Feb. 26. Young children of all ages and their parents or … 0