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ArtBeat: David Lovelace at the Brattleboro Literary Festival, 10 to 11 a.m.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Editor’s note: The online version of this story has been altered to reflect errors contained in the print edition. The following correction is included here to help readers of both versions understand what has been changed: David Lovelace, a former owner of the Montague Bookmill’s bookstore, will be reading from his memoir, “Scattershot,” on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 to 11 a.m., at Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt., during the Brattleboro Literary Festival. The time of his reading was incorrect in the print edition of Thursday’s Arts & Entertainment section. Additionally, the story did not make clear that at the time Lovelace … 0

Lively lineup of writers in Brattleboro

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The 2015 Brattleboro Literary Festival takes place Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 1 to 4, in downtown Brattleboro, Vt., a 30-minute drive north from Greenfield. The annual festival, which started in 2002, is a four-day “celebration of those who read books, those who write books and of the books themselves,” according to organizers. It … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 1 - 7

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Thursday 1 Coffeehouses MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: 8 p.m. The Collected Poets feature Teresa Carson and Dawn Potter. Carson is the associate publisher at CavanKerry Press and the assistant director of the Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching. She holds an MFA in Poetry and an MFA in Theatre, … 0

Movie Times: Sept. 17-23

Wednesday, September 16, 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, • Grandma. Friday through Wednesday, 2:30, 4:45, 7:30, … 0

Galleries & Museums: Sept. 17 - 23

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Editor’s note: These listings, which focus on local galleries and artists, are free. Email them to 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, September 15, 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

Ashfield readies for its closeup

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Last year, m ind-controlling hats were forged by beating a box of rocks with sledgehammers. History came alive and walked around barefoot. There was a fire-breathing CGI dragon in the woods and a toothy, well-dressed demon on the … 0

Ashfield FilmFest 2015 entry list

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Ashfield FilmFest 2015 entry list “Nightlight,” Alouette Batteau, Amelia Nields-Chalfont and Isabella DeHerdt of Shelburne Falls and Ashfield. “Stop The Pipeline,” Will & Donna Elwell of Ashfield “Sister Speak,” Jan Freeman of Ashfield “Reverse 911,” Dave Fessenden of Ashfield “Annabelle,” Manfred Gabriel of Ashfield “The Cursed Stone,” Isabella … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 10 - 16

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Thursday 10 Fairs & Festivals FRANKLIN COUNTY FAIR, 167th annual. Franklin County Fairgrounds, 89 Wisdom Way, Greenfield. Daily attractions: Coleman Brothers Midway, Food concessions and vendors, North Quabbin Carvers, Robinson’s Racing Pigs, Flying High Frisbee Dogs, Buddy the … 0

ArtBeat: Molly Cantor — ‘The Same Moon: A Table Set for Many Faiths’

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

A meal with family and friends is often at the heart of religious celebration — think Christmas dinner; Passover seder; the two meals, suhoor, eaten before dawn and iftar, eaten after sunset, that are served in Muslim communities … 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

Art Beat: Liz Denny

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Elizabeth Denny likes dumps. She likes broken glass, rusty metal, old buttons, nails and tacks, toys and scraps that other people throw away. Denny likes to take the myriad stray things she finds and glue, solder or weld … 0

Fictional ‘Miss Emily’ feels true to Dickinson’s character

Friday, July 31, 2015

Emily Dickinson, whose poetry was known by very few in her lifetime, has probably never been more popular than she is today, perhaps because her poetry seems more modern than that of many of her contemporaries. Among my … 0