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Roger Saloom will be performing with Charles Neville Saturday, Nov. 28 at The Arts Block in Greenfield. Contributed photo

Sounds Local: Salloom & Neville at Arts Block

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving! Once you get done with all the cooking and feasting today you will start thinking about your plans for the weekend, especially if you have family and/or friends visiting that you need to entertain. But no need to worry! Here at Sounds Local we have a few suggestions for you that are guaranteed to add to the enjoyment … 0

Impossible not to root for narrator in Alzheimer’s diary

Friday, November 27, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: “My Life at 82” by Helen Hills (Haley’s, 420 pages, $24.95) November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, an ideal time in which to review a book about living with someone who suffers from that disease. Alzheimer’s claims more victims each year as our population ages. The disease has no known treatment. So … 0

Baroque treasure

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

It’s hardly one of those countries you’d ever expect to find reflected on a classical music program, but Bolivia is the centerpiece for nearly the entire 50th season of Friends of Music at Guilford. The series, which originated when a New Jersey teacher moved a tracker organ from Maine and brought it to … 0

Club Listings: Nov. 5 - 11

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Clubs Thursday 5 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. ∎ Thursday Night Football with Browns vs. Bengals at 8:25 p.m. ∎ Purchase 24 ounce Bud Light drafts to get entered in our Bud Light Patriots ticket giveaway. Tickets are for Eagles game on Dec. 6. Bruins … 0

Drama served up with brews Tuesdays at Mocha Maya’s

Monday, November 2, 2015

SHELBURNE FALLS — Mocha Maya’s coffeehouse and pub is the place to go for live music, occasional poetry meetings and now weekly play readings in a series called “Taste of Theater Tuesdays” through Nov. 24. “This is part … 0

Image and line: Poet Alice Thomas dives in deep with visual art

Friday, October 30, 2015

Greenfield artist and poet Alice Thomas is interested in what she calls “the push-me, pull-you” dynamic between visual arts and language. Her poem, “braque’s eye,” was inspired by her study of 20th-century French artist George Braque’s paintings and … 0

Legends, myths and tumbleweeds

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

“I think the American West really attracts me because it’s romantic. The desert, the empty space, the drama.” — Ang Lee, film director As you enter the four galleries of Pittsfield’s Berkshire Museum exhibiting National Geographic’s “Greatest Photographs … 0

Casting Calls: creative opportunities

Wednesday, November 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

Local artist going large

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

GREENFIELD — Over the years, local artist Karen Gaudette has donated her work to various auctions, charities and organizations. Now, with the opportunity to showcase her scratchboard drawings at two upcoming exhibits — including a solo exhibit at … 0

Mayor’s latest features a puzzling murder

Friday, October 30, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: “The Company She Kept” by Archer Mayor (Minotaur Books, 304 pages, $25.99) Politics, sexuality, and Vermont scenery intertwine with the search for a killer in “The Company She Kept.” The novel is the 26th police procedural … 0

Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Thursday 29 Dance CANDICE SALYERS, acclaimed choreographer and performer, performs at Keene State College’s Redfern Arts Center, Keene, N.H., with “A History of Levitation II.” 7 p.m. This is a unique concert of seven solo dances that explore … 0

Lit Bits

Friday, October 30, 2015

Wagon Wheel Word Gill, Wagon Wheel Restaurant, Route 2, Nov. 2, 6 p.m. Wagon Wheel Word presents a poetry evening open mic, featuring Candace Curran, followed by 5-minute open mic slots at the Wagon Wheel Restaurant in Gill. … 0

Clubs: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Clubs Thursday 29 BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. ∎ Thursday Night Football with Patriots vs. Dolphins at 8:30 p.m.on 14 TVs. ∎ Win Patriots ticket with 24 ounce Bud LIght draft special, munchie bar, giveaways, … 0