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Arts & Entertainment

Beth Pelton of Northfield got up at 4 a.m. to capture this image of the Hail to the Sunrise statue on the Mohawk Trail.

Roadside attractions: Base Camp Photo's exhibit of Mohawk Trail images opens Sunday

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

In this world of high-speed travel, when you can hop on a plane and be halfway around the world in half a day, there’s still an allure to the good, old-fashioned road trip. There’s something appealing about a road that’s just small enough, windy enough — or, if you’ve ever been behind a tractor or an RV chugging up a … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 22 - Jan. 28

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Thursday 22 Films “ART AND CRAFT” shown in Club B-10, MASS MoCA, 87 Marshall Street, North Adams. North Adams. 7:30 p.m. Deception, undeniably, is an art. It’s also the subject of MassMOCA’s new documentary series. The film follows Mark Landis, one of the most prolific art forgers in American history. He donates each … 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. Drawings at 11:30 p.m. Celtics vs. Portland on 14 TVs at 10 p.m. 863-2882. DEJA … 0

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Submit listings for The Recorder calendar by 8 a.m. Thursday the week before the requested publication. They may be emailed to features@recorder.com, sent via U.S. mail to Adam Orth, features editor, The Recorder, P.O. Box 1367, Greenfield, MA 01302, or faxed to 413-774-5020. Questions? Call 413-772-0261, ext. 276.

Book review: ‘Bloddy Bloody Apple’

Friday, December 26, 2014

By TINKY WEISBLAT Special to The Recorder “Bloody Bloody Apple” by Howard Odentz (Bell Bridge Books, 202 pages, $13.95) “Apple, Massachusetts is rotten to the core,” announces the cover of “Bloody Bloody Apple.” This new novel from Howard … 0

Poets of Franklin County: ‘Written from the heart’

Friday, December 26, 2014

Two years ago, Courtney Ribeiro would not have imagined that she’d be meeting with other women once a week to write poetry — or that, on a regular basis, she’d be performing poems in public. Two years ago, … 0

‘We Have a Circle”: a poem by Courtney Ribeiro

Friday, December 26, 2014

We Have a Circle We have a circle built by trust and hope. This is how we ladies learn to cope. For some it’s the friendships, Our close growing bond. It’s a family for those who have none. We’ve all been silenced by something or someone. For we … 0

Encores & Curtain Calls: Berkshire Bach brings a new edge to baroque

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

“I was cut off from the world. There was no one to confuse or torment me and I was forced to become original.” — Joseph Haydn Kenneth Cooper is nothing if not passionate about his music. I recall, … 0

Move Times: Dec. 25-31

Tuesday, December 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

Old Deerfield Production's 'A Christmas Carol' opens Thursday

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Hunched over and propped up only by a long wooden cane, the tall, bearded man hobbled toward a concerned-looking Ebenezer Scrooge. The long crimson robe that covered his decrepit figure depicted a family of minks crawling up the … 0

‘A Christmas Carol’ cast in order of appearance

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Narrator/Ebenezer Scrooge: Michael Haley Mrs. Dilber: Moe McElligot Mrs. Buttwinker: Joanie Haley Nephew Fred: Tom Kokonowski Gentlewoman No. 1: Emma Roderick Gentlewoman No. 2: Marese Hutchinson Gentlewoman No. 3: Su Hoyle Bob Cratchit: Lindel Hart Street Carolers: Mark … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Dec. 18-24

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Thursday 18 Dance HOLIDAY RECITAL “SONGS AND CAROLS OF THE SEASON.” Buckland-Shelburne Elementary School, 75 Mechanic St., Shelburne Falls. 6:30 p.m. Ninth annual Ballet Renverse Holiday Recital. Free. Donations welcome. Libraries GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. … 0

Club Calendar: Dec. 18 - 24

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Clubs Thursday 18 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Final Thursday Night Football of the season. Drawing for Tom Brady Jersey at halftime. Tennessee vs. Jacksonville at 8:30 p.m. on 14 TVs. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A … 0

Poets of Franklin County: Don Ogden

Monday, December 22, 2014

Dark green clouds roil on the cover of North Leverett poet, writer and radio commentator Don Ogden’s new book, “Bad Atmosphere: A Collection of Poetry & Prose on the Climate Crisis.” There’s a storm brewing, for sure. And … 0