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Arts & Entertainment

Tim de Christopher 
The Fruit of Our Labors, 2014 
mixed media 
dimensions variable 
Courtesy of the artist 
Photograph by Anchor Imagery

Legacy of our lives

Thursday, August 21, 2014

“ Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail.” — Henry David Thoreau Spend some time talking with Turners Falls artist Tim de Christopher and you … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 21 - 27

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Thursday 21 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Open mic night hosted by Pamela Means. 7 p.m. Come in and perform your own originals. (No covers please). Free; please tip the bartenders. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com. Dance ABENE AFRICAN DANCE AND DRUM FESTIVAL presented by African Dance Vermont and the Arts Council of … 0

Clubs Calendar: Aug. 21-27

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Clubs Thursday 21 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Catch all your sports on 14 TVs: Steelers vs Eagles in preseason NFL action and Red Sox vs. Angels, both at 7 p.m. Win a Michelob Ultra backpack with draft purchase. 863-2882. IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: ∎ 7 p.m. Ruthie … 0

Clubs calendar: July 24-30

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Clubs Thursday 24 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Harpoon merchandise giveaways with purchase. Red Sox vs. Blue Jays on 14 TVs. 7 p.m. 863-2882. IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Whiskey Treaty Roadshow. … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: July 24-30

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Thursday 24 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Singer-songwriter Mya Elaine performs with Andy Cavanaugh. 8 p.m. Free. Please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com. Libraries GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. ∎ Noon to 2 … 0

Movie Times: July 24-30

Wednesday, July 23, 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

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

Sounds Local: Hats off to Signature Sounds!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Green River Festival 2014 is over and what a festival it was. The festivities got off to a strong start when it was announced last Wednesday that for the first time in its 28 years, the entire weekend … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Theater, music and laughter

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Never mind June, the July summer arts scene is bustin’ out all over and it seems only fair to at least touch upon some of the less-known possibilities lest they go unnoticed in the sheer abundance of riches. … 0

Story of intrigue also examines moral issues

Friday, July 18, 2014

By TINKY WEISBLAT “The Risk of Returning” by Shirley and Rudy Nelson (Wipf and Stock, 372 pages, $18) Shirley and Rudy Nelson of Amherst have created a suspenseful novel with an original premise in “The Risk of Returning.” … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: July 17-23

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Thursday 17 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., open mic night with Pamela Means, 7 p.m. Free. Please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com. Dance SOUTHERN VERMONT DANCE FESTIVAL, Brattleboro, Vt. Today through Sunday, the festival offers dance classes, … 0

Movie Times: July 17-23

Wednesday, July 16, 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

Clubs Calendar: July 17-23

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Clubs Thursday 17 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Yuengling Beer tasting night. Try their Black and Tan, Lager, and Light beers from 8 to 10 p.m., with merchandise giveaways. British open plays on 14 TVs. … 0