Arts & Entertainment

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The cast of Silverthorne Theater Company’s production of Peter Shaffer’s “Black Comedy,” performs at Nortfhfield Mount Hermon School.

‘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 sets,” she says, smiling in apology. Kidder is almost always doing something related to theater, whether it’s painting sets, directing Oscar Wilde’s … 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 a play about Martin Luther King to a Palestine audience, only to find that it … 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. 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 avoid disappointment. Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity St., Amherst, 253-2547, • Family Films: “My Neighbor … 0

Club listings: Jan. 22 - 28

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Clubs Thursday 22 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Bud Light Thursday Night Ski Pass and Snowboard Promo. Win two ski passes to Wachusett Mountain and qualify to win a snowboard with your Bud Light purchases. … 0

Sounds Local: Whiskey Treaty Roadshow

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Remember the Whiskey Treaty festivals at the Arts Block in Greenfield a couple of years ago? All that fine music and fine whiskey? Well the good news is that the Whiskey Treaty lives! The Whiskey Treaty Festival, which … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: "Roman Holiday," a sweet and tender tale

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Princess Ann (upon awakening in Joe Bradley’s garret room after an inadvertent overdose of sleep medication): Have I been here all night, alone? Joe Bradley: If you don’t count me, yes. Princess Ann: So I’ve spent the night … 0

Casting Calls: Creative opportunities

Tuesday, January 20, 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

Power of the song: People's Music Network comes to Greenfield Jan. 23-25

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Whether it’s the civil rights struggle or movement to end the Vietnam War, the power of song to convey the power of the people is profound. But songwriters and song leaders at labor rallies, at Occupy protests, at … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 15 - 21

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Thursday 15 Library CARNEGIE LIBRARY, Avenue A, Turners Falls: Music and Movement. 10 a.m. This weekly series with Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson takes place Thursdays beginning today through Feb. 26. Young children of all ages and their … 0

Exhibits: Museums and Galleries

Wednesday, January 21, 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 be happily run, space permitting. Receptions etc. BASE CAMP PHOTO, … 0

Club calendar: Jan. 15 - 21

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Clubs Thursday 15 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. NHL action with Bruins vs. Rangers at 7 p.m. on 14 TVs. 863-2882. DEJA BREW CAFÉ & PUB, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. Tommy Filiault Trio. Original … 0

Sounds Local: Messy moments, complex feelings

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Last month, Carolyn Walker of Amherst released her second CD, “Incarnadine,” a collection of 10 emotionally charged songs wrapped in melodies that you can get lost in, delivered in a voice that is pure and clean. Walker will … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Rich and soulful

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

“When you play a violin piece, you are a storyteller, and you’re telling a story.” — Joshua Bell “And a little child shall lead them” remarked Isaiah, with his usual prescience, a Bible ago, perhaps divining that, on … 0