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 “I love the reflection of the light by the water,” architect Tadao Ando said of the new Clark Center. “My philosophy is to have an element of nature in all my buildings.”

Reality from vision: At long last, The Clark has reopened, unveiling its transformation

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” — Frank Lloyd Wright, architect (1867 - 1959) On July Fourth, despite a steady downpour that threatened to transform Berkshire County into a navigable waterway, at Williamstown’s Clark Art Institute there was a brass band, a gaggle of local big wigs and fireworks, a decibel-shattering pyrotechnical display … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: July 31-Aug. 6

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Thursday 31 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Roger Street Friedman, roots rock, with guest Sherman Ewing who performs his own unique mix. 8 p.m. Free. Please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com. Libraries GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. ∎ Noon to 2 p.m. Writer’s Lunch. The library’s meeting room … 0

Clubs Calendar: July 31 - Aug. 6

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Clubs Thursday 31 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Stop in for all your games shown on 14 TVs in our Sports Bar. Enter to win one of our monthly prizes featured at the bar. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell: Blue Pearl. Blues/jazz. 8 to 10 p.m. 978-544-2739. … 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

Movie Times: July 10-16

Wednesday, July 9, 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 the theaters. Double checking a theater’s website beforehand will help … 0

Arts & Entertainment calendar: July 3-9

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Thursday 3 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: The Collected Poets Series featuring Neil Shepard and Sarah Sousa. 7 p.m. Shepard’s new book, “Hominid Up” is due January 2015. Sousa’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming … 0

Clubs: July 3-9

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Clubs Thursday 3 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Stop in to watch all your sports action on 14 TVs and take your chance at winning Jon Lester official Red Sox jersey. Drawing on July 12 … 0

Bill Newman's book will inspire American individualism

Thursday, July 3, 2014

By TINKY WEISBLAT Special to The Recorder “When the War Came Home” by Bill Newman (Levellers Press, 248 pages, $18.95) The title “When the War Came Home” refers to the day in May 1970 when the Ohio National … 0

Sounds Local: Music you'll hear on the Green River Festival's Main Stage.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

To help you get ready for the Green River Festival, which will take place the weekend of July 12-13 on the grounds of Greenfield Community College, here is a look at some of the recent releases by musicians … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Three tales of summer

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

One of the most poignant moments of the Superman saga occurs in “Superman Returns,” when we see our solitary protagonist descending toward earth from the darkness of insterstellar space, hearing, as he does so, to a desperate, densely … 0

Movie Times: July 3-9

Wednesday, July 2, 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 the theaters. Double checking a theater’s website beforehand will help … 0

Exhibits: galleries & museums

Wednesday, July 2, 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

Casting calls: Creative opportunities

Tuesday, July 1, 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