Arts & Entertainment

The father-and-son team of Martin and Erik DeMaine, faculty members at M.I.T., are intrigued by puzzles and the complex mathematical enigmas that can be created in paper folding as in “Together.” (Photo courtesy of the Springfield Museums)

It’s not just for swans

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The first time you made a paper airplane, you were introduced to the art of origami, a Japanese word meaning “folding paper.” After achieving a design mastery of lightweight flight, most of us stopped right there. The current exhibit at the Springfield’s D’Amour Museum, however, displaying the works of nine artists from around the globe, shows that the art of … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: April 2 - 8

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Thursday 2 Libraries MONTAGUE CENTER LIBRARY, 17 Center St., Montague: Music and Movement. 10 a.m. This weekly series with Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson takes place at Montague Center Library on Thursdays through June. Young children of all ages and their parents or caregivers are invited. Free. GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., … 0

Club Listings: April 2 - 8

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Clubs Thursday 2 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. NIT championship game tonight. Get your entries in to win our a giant basketball chair. Burins vs. Red Wings at 7:30 p.m. on 14 TVs. t863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. The Roosters, 8 to 10:30 p.m. Classic rock dance … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Bach turns 330. Rejoice!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

“The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.” — Johann Sebastian Bach Turning 330 is nothing to be sneezed at, especially when you’re … 0

Sounds Local: The Snaz celebrates ‘Running Away From Home’

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

“When you’re only 15 with nothing to do/Your eyes are all red and watering, too/All they ever tell you is/You’re too young, too old/Missing out on all the fun,” sings Dharma Ramirez on the song “Only 15.” That … 0

‘Only connect’: Silverthorne director Lucinda Kidder a hands-on leader of community theater

Thursday, February 26, 2015

When Silverthorne Theater Company co-founder and managing director Lucinda Kidder arrives to talk about the company’s full-length play competition and its spring and summer lineup, she’s still got smudges of black paint on her hands. “I’ve been painting … 0

Club listings: March 5 to 11

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Clubs Thursday 5 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Bud Light March Madness begins at BTU, conference tournament games on 14 TVs all day and night. Win basketball gear. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, … 0

Movie Times: March 5 to 11

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

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, museums and galleries: March 5 to 11

Wednesday, March 4, 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 be happily run, space permitting. Receptions etc. ARTSPACE, 15 Mill … 0

Casting Calls: Creative opportunities

Wednesday, March 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

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 26 to March 4

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Thursday 26 Films “AL-HELM (THE DREAM), Martin Luther King in Palestine” will be screened at GCC in Room C208 in the Main Building. The documentary follows a group of black gospel singers as they bring their version of … 0

Movie Times: Feb. 26 to March 4

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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

‘Hurricane Island’ offers tense mix of political critique, gripping narrative

Friday, February 27, 2015

“Hurricane Island” by Ellen Meeropol (Red Hen Press, 314 pages, $16.95) I’m not really a thriller reader. Nevertheless, I have to admit that I read the political thriller “Hurricane Island” in one day. This second novel by Ellen … 0