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Arts & Entertainment

Jeremiah Patterson's 'A Winter's Day' is part of series of still-life watercolor paintings depicting the change of seasons.

More than beautiful

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Jeremiah Patterson paints open windows, his photorealistic still-life watercolors giving one the sensation of being able to reach into them to pick up an apple, an orange or a gourd. They can easily be mistaken for photographs. The Deerfield-based painter’s works mainly feature arranged groups of objects, each with a particular significance to the work’s overall theme. “Still-life painting can … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 11 - 17

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Thursday 11 Films “SEPTEMBER 11 — THE NEW PEARL HARBOR,” a documentary that summarizes 12 years of public debate on 9/11 will be shown from 7 to 9 at Garden Cinemas, 361 Main St., Greenfield. The presentation will include the last part of the Massimo Mazzucco film, which continues its coverage on the … 0

Clubs calendar: Sept. 11 - 17

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Clubs Thursday 11 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Bud Light Thursday Night Football at BTU with Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore on 14 TVs. 32-ounce Bud Light drafts every Thursday night for the game will enter you into the season-long drawing. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell: The Roosters. Classic … 0

Encores and Curtain Calls: The wake-up call of the trumpet

Thursday, August 21, 2014

“Music was the one thing I could control. It was the one world that offered me freedom. When I played music, my nightmares ended. My family problems disappeared. I didn’t have to search for answers. The answers lay … 0

Exhibits: museums and galleries

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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

Movie Times: Aug. 21-27

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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

Casting calls: Creative opportunities

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

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

Poets of Franklin County: The houses that Emily Dickinson built

Friday, August 15, 2014

Walk or drive down Silver Street near Greenfield High School and you’ll see that three new houses have cropped up on what used to be a wide, grassy lawn. No, it’s not a sudden housing boom but an … 0

Bread and Puppet: Question authority! Love life!!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Ladyslippers and grasshoppers! Bugs and gorillas! Welcome to Bread and Puppet’s “Nothing is Not Ready Circus!” For anyone who’s never experienced Bread & Puppet’s special blend of political theater and circus, puppetry and music and intense drama, it’s … 0

Bread & Puppet: ‘Emergency’ show in Easthampton Thursday, Aug. 14

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

∎ “Fire: Emergency Performance for Gaza.” Bread and Puppet, Thursday, 8 p.m., Park Hill Orchard, 82 Park Hill Road, Easthampton. This has only recently been added to the company’s schedule. Free, but people are asked to leave dogs and alcoholic beverages at home. Indoors, doors open at 7 … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 14 - 20

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Thursday 14 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Dave Houghton’s Hootenanny! hosted by Dave Houghton of Fancy Trash. 8 p.m. Houghton continues to explore new ways to bring out the folk for his anti-folk and performs … 0

Book review: ‘West Along the River 2’

Friday, August 15, 2014

By TINKY WEISBLATT “West Along the River 2” by David Brule (Booklocker.com, 174 pages, $20) I started reading “West Along the River 2” on a recent rainy morning. This book was an ideal companion for a quiet, drippy … 0

Sounds Local: The Heath Fair's musical soul

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

When you think about country fairs, music is probably not the first thing that comes to your mind; unless, of course, you are thinking about the Heath Fair! This small agricultural fair, which kicks off tomorrow, offers an … 0