Arts & Entertainment

Daily Hampshire Gazette/Carol Lollis
Three days of events celebrating Signature Sound’s 20th anniversary will kick off Nov. 28 with a concert featuring Chris Smither and a number of supporting artists.

Chris Smither: 'What the hell was this kid doing?'

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

It was almost 50 years ago that Chris Smither dropped his college studies in anthropology and, guitar in hand, headed north from his home in New Orleans. His destination was Boston and its burgeoning acoustic music scene. Smither, who’d been bitten by the blues and by the folk music boom led by Bob Dylan, didn’t have an exact plan in … 0

Signature Sounds marking 20th year with 3 days of music

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

It was back in 1994 that Signature Sounds incorporated as a record label aimed at highlighting Pioneer Valley musicians specializing in Americana, folk and roots music. Now, with about 150 albums under its belt and a roster that’s grown to include many artists living outside the region, the label — which started in … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Nov. 20 - 26

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Thursday 20 Libraries GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. Noon to 2 p.m. Writer’s Lunch. The library’s meeting room will be open Monday through Thursday. This is a self-directed, free writing time open to any writer looking for a place to work through their lunch. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544 for more … 0

Movie Times: Oct. 30 - Nov. 5

Wednesday, October 29, 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: Oct. 30 to Nov. 5

Wednesday, October 29, 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 be happily run, space permitting. Receptions etc. “FINDING FOREVER CUP … 0

Poets of Franklin County: ‘A threshold between the sky and the earth’

Friday, October 24, 2014

Much of Northampton builder Jonathan Wright’s work might be described as earthbound — designing and constructing eco-conscious buildings through his company, Wright Builders. But Wright is also a poet with a deep love for the ethereal world he … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 23 - 29

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Thursday 23 Libraries GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. ∎ Noon to 2 p.m. Writer’s Lunch. The library’s meeting room will be open Monday through Thursday. This is a self-directed, free writing time open to any writer … 0

Movie Times: Oct. 23-29

Wednesday, October 15, 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

Club Calendar: Oct. 23 to 29

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Clubs Thursday 23 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Thursday Night Football on 14 TVs. at 8:25 p.m. San Diego at Denver. 32 ounce Bud Light drafts for $4. Chance to win a Brady jersey with each purchase. Bruins vs. Islanders at 7 p.m.. B863-2882. DEJA … 0

Exhibits: Oct. 23 to 29

Thursday, October 23, 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 be happily run, space permitting. Receptions etc. GALLERY AT THE … 0

Sounds Local: The Pork Dukes are back in perfect (salty) form

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Unless you are a diehard punk fan, chances are you have not heard of The Pork Dukes, a punk band from London whose place in the history of the genre is unique. The band, which formed in 1976, … 0

Encores and Curtain Calls: ‘Phantom’ lovers unite!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

“Can you even bear to look, or dare to think of me?... This lonesome gargoyle who burns in hell but secretly yearns for heaven ... but Christine ... fear can turn to love you’ll learn to see to … 0

Full 2014 CiderDays Schedule

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Special event on Oct. 31 6 to 9 p.m. — 20th anniversary Kickoff Reception: Limited ticket event with tasting of western Mass. hard ciders, a selection of savory small plates and opportunity to meet and greet cidermakers. Held at The Blue Heron restaurant in Sunderland. $75/ticket Saturday, Nov. … 0