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Arts & Entertainment

PHOTO COURTESY OF ALICIA HUNSICKER
"Convergence" by Alicia Hunsicker

When art and science collide in UMass exhibit

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Art is not the antithesis of science — at least, not the way artist Alicia Hunsicker does it. Hunsicker, 47, uses natural fractals, patterns that repeat over and over again on all scales, from tiny particles all the way out into the cosmos, to create her artwork. “Synergy,” a new exhibit on view through June 2 at the Science and … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 11 to 17

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Thursday 11 Libraries CARNEGIE LIBRARY, Avenue A, Turners Falls: Music and Movement with Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson at 10 a.m. Thursday through February. For more information, call 413-863-3214. GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: ■ Writers’ 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. … 0

Club Listings: Feb. 11 to 17

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Clubs Thursday 11 DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. 8 to 10:30 p.m. The Surly Temple. The great sound of Jim Henry, Guy DeVito and Doug Plavin. They will rock your night away! 978-544-BREW. IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Lee Fields & The Expressions. DJ Snack Attack of Purity … 0

Sounds Local: And the Neighbors come knocking

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

When the alt-country duo And the Neighbors made their debut performance at Mocha Maya’s last January, sharing her words with an audience was a relatively new experience for singer/songwriter Debra DeMuth. Unlike her partner, guitarist/singer Dave Houghton who … 0

Musical theater class for children

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

SHELBURNE FALLS — Piti Theatre Co. musical theatre class starts Thursday, Jan. 21 in Shelburne Falls Yoga, Shelburne Falls at 4 p.m. Piti is offering this new weekly class to prepare a group of children ages 7 to … 0

Award-winning poet CD Wright dead at 67

Friday, January 15, 2016

NEW YORK — C.D. Wright, an award-winning poet renowned for her forceful and eclectic style, her fusion of lyricism and reportage, and her passion for writing, has died. She was 67. Wright died Tuesday at her home in Barrington, Rhode Island, according to publisher Copper Canyon Press. Spokeswoman … 0

Encores and Curtain Calls: A new African spin on classic ballet

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

I had seen the ballet of ‘Swan Lake’ as a child but it was as an adult, when I saw a production featuring Erik Bruhn, that I first noticed how significant a part the ever-present threat of violence … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 14 - 20

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Thursday 14 Libraries CARNEGIE LIBRARY, Avenue A, Turners Falls: Music and Movement with Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson. 10 a.m. Thursdays through February. For more information call 863-3214. GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: ■ Writers’ Lunch, noon to 2 p.m. the library’s meeting room will be … 0

Exhibits: Jan. 14 - 20

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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

Clubs

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Clubs Thursday 14 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Stella Cidre Hard Apple Cider tasting/promo from 9:30 to 11 p.m. Prizes. ■ All college hoops, NBA and NHL action on 14 TVs in the Sports Bar. 863-2882. DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. The Doug … 0

Poets of Franklin County: Lines set by hand

Friday, January 8, 2016

The poetry books arranged in the sun on Gary Metras’ Easthampton coffee table vary in size. Some are back pocket sized, others are variations of the standard 6-by-9 inches of many poetry books. A variety of lettering, decoration … 0

Theater: Laurel Turk's play 'Breastless' takes on life after cancer

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

“Tits — from abs! Buy yourself a fancy pair. We can use your derriere. …” “... We can build new nipples for you. So your spouse will still adore you.” These lines are sung by a “chorus line” … 0

Novel takes on sex, death and tricky relationships

Friday, January 8, 2016

“The Ribs and Thigh Bones of Desire” is original and thought provoking. Sandra Hutchison went to high school in Greenfield and currently teaches writing at Hudson Valley Community College. Her new novel deals with bereavement, sexuality, and the … 0