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Arts & Entertainment

Wildcat O'Halloran: Mind, body and soul

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

He’s a “cool cat” who likes drinking with the Harp Girls, worships the ground she walks on all while she walks all over him and recently went on a midnight service call that didn’t exactly turn out as he’d hoped — or did it? He’s Wildcat O’Halloran, the charming, boisterous, contemporary blues singer-songwriter from Sunderland who was born in New York City, raised in West Springfield and has been entertaining audiences throughout western Massachusetts and beyond for a half-century, beginning when he was in high school. William Halloran, better known in the music world as Wildcat, can make you smile and laugh with very little … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 3 - 9

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Thursday 3 Libraries GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: Writer’s Lunch, noon to 2 p.m. the library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday for Writers’ Lunch. This is a self-directed free writing time. Bring your own lunch and beverage. For more details, contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544. MILLERS FALLS … 0

Clubs listing: Sept. 3-9

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Clubs Thursday 3 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. ∎ Final NFL pre-season games on 14 TVs featuring the Patriots vs. Giants. 7:30 p.m. Stop in to try some of our new September drink specials. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. Eric Love & Co., 8 to 10:30 p.m. … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 6 to 12

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Thursday 6 Coffeehouse MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: 7 p.m. The Collected Poets Series featuring Nickole Brown and Jessica Jacobs in a special August reading to close out the series. Brown’s books include “Fanny Says,” a … 0

Book review: “Just Go!” by Skip and Gabi Yetter

Friday, August 7, 2015

By TINKY WEISBLAT Special to The Recorder “Just Go!” by Skip and Gabi Yetter (The Meanderthals Publishing, 304 pages, $15) “Just Go!” is aimed at anyone who ever wanted to run away and join the circus — or … 0

Club Listings: Aug. 6 to 12

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Clubs Thursday 6 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Red Sox vs. Yankees at 7 p.m. on 14 TVs. Last chance to enter our Red Sox Budweiser ticket giveaway. Drawing will be this Saturday. 863-2882. DEJA … 0

Sounds Local: Shelburne Falls Music Fest debuts

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

It’s been an incredible summer for music festivals here in Franklin County and now there is a new one making its debut this weekend. The Shelburne Falls Music Fest will be held on Saturday, Aug. 8, beginning at … 0

Exhibits: museums and galleries

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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. 6-12

Wednesday, August 5, 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, www.amherstcinema.org • Irrational Man. Friday through Wednesday, 2:10, 4:55, … 0

Casting Calls: Creative opportunities

Tuesday, August 4, 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

For love of the castaways

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Writer Jon Boilard and I meet in a downtown Northampton bar in the middle of the day, on the very day — July 14 — that his second novel, “The Castaway Lounge,” published by Dzanc Books of Ann … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: July 30 - Aug. 5

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Thursday 30 Libraries ARMS LIBRARY, 60 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: “Animal Heroes to the Rescue” is part of the Every Hero Has a Story craft and story time for children and their families. 10 a.m. to noon. The … 0

Movie Times: July 30 to Aug. 5

Wednesday, July 29, 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, www.amherstcinema.org • The Stanford Prison Experiment. Friday through Wednesday, … 0