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Arts & Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 6 to Feb. 12

  • Ken Burns at Memorial Hall<br/>In an event that benefits the Arms Library’s campaign to repair its roof, Ken Burns will be in Shelburne Falls Wednesday to discuss, in part, his latest project: “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” that will air on PBS in 2014. An award-wining filmmaker, Burns numerous credits include “The Civil War” (1990), “Baseball” (1994), “Jazz” (2001), “The War” (2007), “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea” (2009), “Prohibition” (2011) and “The Central Park Five” (2012). See “Potpourri.”

    Ken Burns at Memorial Hall
    In an event that benefits the Arms Library’s campaign to repair its roof, Ken Burns will be in Shelburne Falls Wednesday to discuss, in part, his latest project: “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” that will air on PBS in 2014. An award-wining filmmaker, Burns numerous credits include “The Civil War” (1990), “Baseball” (1994), “Jazz” (2001), “The War” (2007), “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea” (2009), “Prohibition” (2011) and “The Central Park Five” (2012). See “Potpourri.”

  • HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE, 897 West St., Amherst. Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker and Hampshire College alum Ken Burns will join Beau Willimon, creator of acclaimed Netflix series “House of Cards,” for a discussion that will compare and contrast the Roosevelt family, subject of Burns’ latest documentary, and the Underwoods, the main protagonists of “House of Cards.” The event takes place in the main lecture hall of Hampshire College’s Franklin Patterson Hall Sunday at 2 p.m. Free. Burns and Willimon will specifically compare the strategies and aspirations of the real-life Roosevelt dynasty, the subject of Burns’s upcoming PBS series The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, and the fictional Underwoods. Dissecting clips of the Roosevelts and Underwoods in action, Burns and Willimon will comment on the role of government and the nature of political compromise, as well as how leaders grapple with their own strengths and weaknesses. 2 p.m., free.<br/>

    HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE, 897 West St., Amherst. Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker and Hampshire College alum Ken Burns will join Beau Willimon, creator of acclaimed Netflix series “House of Cards,” for a discussion that will compare and contrast the Roosevelt family, subject of Burns’ latest documentary, and the Underwoods, the main protagonists of “House of Cards.” The event takes place in the main lecture hall of Hampshire College’s Franklin Patterson Hall Sunday at 2 p.m. Free. Burns and Willimon will specifically compare the strategies and aspirations of the real-life Roosevelt dynasty, the subject of Burns’s upcoming PBS series The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, and the fictional Underwoods. Dissecting clips of the Roosevelts and Underwoods in action, Burns and Willimon will comment on the role of government and the nature of political compromise, as well as how leaders grapple with their own strengths and weaknesses. 2 p.m., free.

  • MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEEHOUSE, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Collected Poets Series with Poets George Drew (pictured), Ravi Shankar and Nancy White. Drew is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently “The View from Jackass Hill,” the 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press, 2011. His sixth collection, “Fancy’s Orphan,” will be published in 2015 by Tiger Bark Press. He was nominated in 2013 for a Pushcart Prize, and Texas Review Press will publish his chapbook, “Down & Dirty,” which was a finalist for its Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, this fall. Shankar is the founding editor and executive director of DrunkenBoat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts. He has published or edited seven books and chapbooks of poetry, including the 2010 National Poetry Review Prize winner, “Deepening Groove.” He is chairman of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust, on the faculty of the first international MFA Program at City University of Hong Kong and an associate professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. White’s first book, “Sun, Moon, Salt,” won the Washington Prize for poetry and a second edition was issued by The Word Works in 2009. Tamarack Editions published her second collection of poems, “Detour,” in the spring of 2010. Her poems appear in many journals. $2 to $5 suggested donation. 413-625-6292.

    MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEEHOUSE, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Collected Poets Series with Poets George Drew (pictured), Ravi Shankar and Nancy White. Drew is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently “The View from Jackass Hill,” the 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press, 2011. His sixth collection, “Fancy’s Orphan,” will be published in 2015 by Tiger Bark Press. He was nominated in 2013 for a Pushcart Prize, and Texas Review Press will publish his chapbook, “Down & Dirty,” which was a finalist for its Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, this fall. Shankar is the founding editor and executive director of DrunkenBoat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts. He has published or edited seven books and chapbooks of poetry, including the 2010 National Poetry Review Prize winner, “Deepening Groove.” He is chairman of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust, on the faculty of the first international MFA Program at City University of Hong Kong and an associate professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. White’s first book, “Sun, Moon, Salt,” won the Washington Prize for poetry and a second edition was issued by The Word Works in 2009. Tamarack Editions published her second collection of poems, “Detour,” in the spring of 2010. Her poems appear in many journals. $2 to $5 suggested donation. 413-625-6292.

  • MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEEHOUSE, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Collected Poets Series with Poets George Drew, Ravi Shankar (pictured) and Nancy White. Drew is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently “The View from Jackass Hill,” the 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press, 2011. His sixth collection, “Fancy’s Orphan,” will be published in 2015 by Tiger Bark Press. He was nominated in 2013 for a Pushcart Prize, and Texas Review Press will publish his chapbook, “Down & Dirty,” which was a finalist for its Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, this fall. Shankar is the founding editor and executive director of DrunkenBoat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts. He has published or edited seven books and chapbooks of poetry, including the 2010 National Poetry Review Prize winner, “Deepening Groove.” He is chairman of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust, on the faculty of the first international MFA Program at City University of Hong Kong and an associate professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. White’s first book, “Sun, Moon, Salt,” won the Washington Prize for poetry and a second edition was issued by The Word Works in 2009. Tamarack Editions published her second collection of poems, “Detour,” in the spring of 2010. Her poems appear in many journals. $2 to $5 suggested donation. 413-625-6292.

    MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEEHOUSE, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Collected Poets Series with Poets George Drew, Ravi Shankar (pictured) and Nancy White. Drew is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently “The View from Jackass Hill,” the 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press, 2011. His sixth collection, “Fancy’s Orphan,” will be published in 2015 by Tiger Bark Press. He was nominated in 2013 for a Pushcart Prize, and Texas Review Press will publish his chapbook, “Down & Dirty,” which was a finalist for its Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, this fall. Shankar is the founding editor and executive director of DrunkenBoat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts. He has published or edited seven books and chapbooks of poetry, including the 2010 National Poetry Review Prize winner, “Deepening Groove.” He is chairman of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust, on the faculty of the first international MFA Program at City University of Hong Kong and an associate professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. White’s first book, “Sun, Moon, Salt,” won the Washington Prize for poetry and a second edition was issued by The Word Works in 2009. Tamarack Editions published her second collection of poems, “Detour,” in the spring of 2010. Her poems appear in many journals. $2 to $5 suggested donation. 413-625-6292.

  • MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEEHOUSE, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Collected Poets Series with Poets George Drew, Ravi Shankar and Nancy White (pictured). Drew is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently “The View from Jackass Hill,” the 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press, 2011. His sixth collection, “Fancy’s Orphan,” will be published in 2015 by Tiger Bark Press. He was nominated in 2013 for a Pushcart Prize, and Texas Review Press will publish his chapbook, “Down & Dirty,” which was a finalist for its Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, this fall. Shankar is the founding editor and executive director of DrunkenBoat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts. He has published or edited seven books and chapbooks of poetry, including the 2010 National Poetry Review Prize winner, “Deepening Groove.” He is chairman of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust, on the faculty of the first international MFA Program at City University of Hong Kong and an associate professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. White’s first book, “Sun, Moon, Salt,” won the Washington Prize for poetry and a second edition was issued by The Word Works in 2009. Tamarack Editions published her second collection of poems, “Detour,” in the spring of 2010. Her poems appear in many journals. $2 to $5 suggested donation. 413-625-6292.

    MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEEHOUSE, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Collected Poets Series with Poets George Drew, Ravi Shankar and Nancy White (pictured). Drew is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently “The View from Jackass Hill,” the 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press, 2011. His sixth collection, “Fancy’s Orphan,” will be published in 2015 by Tiger Bark Press. He was nominated in 2013 for a Pushcart Prize, and Texas Review Press will publish his chapbook, “Down & Dirty,” which was a finalist for its Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, this fall. Shankar is the founding editor and executive director of DrunkenBoat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts. He has published or edited seven books and chapbooks of poetry, including the 2010 National Poetry Review Prize winner, “Deepening Groove.” He is chairman of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust, on the faculty of the first international MFA Program at City University of Hong Kong and an associate professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. White’s first book, “Sun, Moon, Salt,” won the Washington Prize for poetry and a second edition was issued by The Word Works in 2009. Tamarack Editions published her second collection of poems, “Detour,” in the spring of 2010. Her poems appear in many journals. $2 to $5 suggested donation. 413-625-6292.

  • THE ROGER SALLOOM BAND, Garden House, Look Park, Northampton. From blues to jazz and everything else. Saturday, 7 p.m. Special guests, say promoters, include guitar genius Jeff Pitchell, Paul Arslanian, the heartbeat behind the jazz night jams in Northampton, and jazz diva, Barbara Ween. This event raises money to support a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. For tickets, go to the rogersalloom.com Live page, or go to Serio’s Market in Northampton or World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield. $20 in advance and $22 at the door.

    THE ROGER SALLOOM BAND, Garden House, Look Park, Northampton. From blues to jazz and everything else. Saturday, 7 p.m. Special guests, say promoters, include guitar genius Jeff Pitchell, Paul Arslanian, the heartbeat behind the jazz night jams in Northampton, and jazz diva, Barbara Ween. This event raises money to support a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. For tickets, go to the rogersalloom.com Live page, or go to Serio’s Market in Northampton or World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield. $20 in advance and $22 at the door.

  • A CHOCOLATE FEST, First Congregational Church of Greenfield, 43 Silver St., Greenfield. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chocolate-covered strawberries, bananas, cherries, pretzels, marshmallos, apples, melon, pineapple and more. There will be a chocolate fountain for dipping. Also, chocolate pies, chocolate cakes, red velvet cake, chocolate cupcakes, brownies, and fudge from Mo’s Fudge Factor. Also, chocolate truffle coffee, hot chocolate and drawings. <br/>

    A CHOCOLATE FEST, First Congregational Church of Greenfield, 43 Silver St., Greenfield. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chocolate-covered strawberries, bananas, cherries, pretzels, marshmallos, apples, melon, pineapple and more. There will be a chocolate fountain for dipping. Also, chocolate pies, chocolate cakes, red velvet cake, chocolate cupcakes, brownies, and fudge from Mo’s Fudge Factor. Also, chocolate truffle coffee, hot chocolate and drawings.

  • Submitted photo<br/>“PETER PAN” presented by Ja’Duke. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. The Shea Theater, Avenue A, Turners Falls. Continues Sunday at 2 p.m. J.M. Barrie’s classic tale is sure to bring out one’s inner child, say promoters, who add “Join Peter, Wendy, John, Michael and of course Tinker Bell, along with the Lost Boys, do battle with the sinister Captain Hook and his pirate crew. Along the journey he will befriend Tiger Lily and her tribe and re-awaken your belief in fairies.” The production will include songs like “Never Never Land,” “I Won’t Grow Up” and “I’m Flying.” The cast includes Kyle Woodcock as Peter Pan, David Neil as Captain Hook, Justin Begin as Smee and Caroline Burden as Tiger Lily. The Darling children are played by Megan Hrinda (Wendy), Cameron Bradley (John), and Eric Albanese (Michael). Tickets $12, $10 under 12 and seniors. For reservations, call 863-9901, www.jaduke.com/shows.

    Submitted photo
    “PETER PAN” presented by Ja’Duke. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. The Shea Theater, Avenue A, Turners Falls. Continues Sunday at 2 p.m. J.M. Barrie’s classic tale is sure to bring out one’s inner child, say promoters, who add “Join Peter, Wendy, John, Michael and of course Tinker Bell, along with the Lost Boys, do battle with the sinister Captain Hook and his pirate crew. Along the journey he will befriend Tiger Lily and her tribe and re-awaken your belief in fairies.” The production will include songs like “Never Never Land,” “I Won’t Grow Up” and “I’m Flying.” The cast includes Kyle Woodcock as Peter Pan, David Neil as Captain Hook, Justin Begin as Smee and Caroline Burden as Tiger Lily. The Darling children are played by Megan Hrinda (Wendy), Cameron Bradley (John), and Eric Albanese (Michael). Tickets $12, $10 under 12 and seniors. For reservations, call 863-9901, www.jaduke.com/shows.

  • Steve Alves

    Steve Alves

  • Ken Burns at Memorial Hall<br/>In an event that benefits the Arms Library’s campaign to repair its roof, Ken Burns will be in Shelburne Falls Wednesday to discuss, in part, his latest project: “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” that will air on PBS in 2014. An award-wining filmmaker, Burns numerous credits include “The Civil War” (1990), “Baseball” (1994), “Jazz” (2001), “The War” (2007), “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea” (2009), “Prohibition” (2011) and “The Central Park Five” (2012). See “Potpourri.”
  • HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE, 897 West St., Amherst. Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker and Hampshire College alum Ken Burns will join Beau Willimon, creator of acclaimed Netflix series “House of Cards,” for a discussion that will compare and contrast the Roosevelt family, subject of Burns’ latest documentary, and the Underwoods, the main protagonists of “House of Cards.” The event takes place in the main lecture hall of Hampshire College’s Franklin Patterson Hall Sunday at 2 p.m. Free. Burns and Willimon will specifically compare the strategies and aspirations of the real-life Roosevelt dynasty, the subject of Burns’s upcoming PBS series The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, and the fictional Underwoods. Dissecting clips of the Roosevelts and Underwoods in action, Burns and Willimon will comment on the role of government and the nature of political compromise, as well as how leaders grapple with their own strengths and weaknesses. 2 p.m., free.<br/>
  • MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEEHOUSE, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Collected Poets Series with Poets George Drew (pictured), Ravi Shankar and Nancy White. Drew is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently “The View from Jackass Hill,” the 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press, 2011. His sixth collection, “Fancy’s Orphan,” will be published in 2015 by Tiger Bark Press. He was nominated in 2013 for a Pushcart Prize, and Texas Review Press will publish his chapbook, “Down & Dirty,” which was a finalist for its Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, this fall. Shankar is the founding editor and executive director of DrunkenBoat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts. He has published or edited seven books and chapbooks of poetry, including the 2010 National Poetry Review Prize winner, “Deepening Groove.” He is chairman of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust, on the faculty of the first international MFA Program at City University of Hong Kong and an associate professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. White’s first book, “Sun, Moon, Salt,” won the Washington Prize for poetry and a second edition was issued by The Word Works in 2009. Tamarack Editions published her second collection of poems, “Detour,” in the spring of 2010. Her poems appear in many journals. $2 to $5 suggested donation. 413-625-6292.
  • MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEEHOUSE, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Collected Poets Series with Poets George Drew, Ravi Shankar (pictured) and Nancy White. Drew is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently “The View from Jackass Hill,” the 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press, 2011. His sixth collection, “Fancy’s Orphan,” will be published in 2015 by Tiger Bark Press. He was nominated in 2013 for a Pushcart Prize, and Texas Review Press will publish his chapbook, “Down & Dirty,” which was a finalist for its Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, this fall. Shankar is the founding editor and executive director of DrunkenBoat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts. He has published or edited seven books and chapbooks of poetry, including the 2010 National Poetry Review Prize winner, “Deepening Groove.” He is chairman of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust, on the faculty of the first international MFA Program at City University of Hong Kong and an associate professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. White’s first book, “Sun, Moon, Salt,” won the Washington Prize for poetry and a second edition was issued by The Word Works in 2009. Tamarack Editions published her second collection of poems, “Detour,” in the spring of 2010. Her poems appear in many journals. $2 to $5 suggested donation. 413-625-6292.
  • MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEEHOUSE, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Collected Poets Series with Poets George Drew, Ravi Shankar and Nancy White (pictured). Drew is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently “The View from Jackass Hill,” the 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press, 2011. His sixth collection, “Fancy’s Orphan,” will be published in 2015 by Tiger Bark Press. He was nominated in 2013 for a Pushcart Prize, and Texas Review Press will publish his chapbook, “Down & Dirty,” which was a finalist for its Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, this fall. Shankar is the founding editor and executive director of DrunkenBoat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts. He has published or edited seven books and chapbooks of poetry, including the 2010 National Poetry Review Prize winner, “Deepening Groove.” He is chairman of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust, on the faculty of the first international MFA Program at City University of Hong Kong and an associate professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. White’s first book, “Sun, Moon, Salt,” won the Washington Prize for poetry and a second edition was issued by The Word Works in 2009. Tamarack Editions published her second collection of poems, “Detour,” in the spring of 2010. Her poems appear in many journals. $2 to $5 suggested donation. 413-625-6292.
  • THE ROGER SALLOOM BAND, Garden House, Look Park, Northampton. From blues to jazz and everything else. Saturday, 7 p.m. Special guests, say promoters, include guitar genius Jeff Pitchell, Paul Arslanian, the heartbeat behind the jazz night jams in Northampton, and jazz diva, Barbara Ween. This event raises money to support a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. For tickets, go to the rogersalloom.com Live page, or go to Serio’s Market in Northampton or World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield. $20 in advance and $22 at the door.
  • A CHOCOLATE FEST, First Congregational Church of Greenfield, 43 Silver St., Greenfield. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chocolate-covered strawberries, bananas, cherries, pretzels, marshmallos, apples, melon, pineapple and more. There will be a chocolate fountain for dipping. Also, chocolate pies, chocolate cakes, red velvet cake, chocolate cupcakes, brownies, and fudge from Mo’s Fudge Factor. Also, chocolate truffle coffee, hot chocolate and drawings. <br/>
  • Submitted photo<br/>“PETER PAN” presented by Ja’Duke. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. The Shea Theater, Avenue A, Turners Falls. Continues Sunday at 2 p.m. J.M. Barrie’s classic tale is sure to bring out one’s inner child, say promoters, who add “Join Peter, Wendy, John, Michael and of course Tinker Bell, along with the Lost Boys, do battle with the sinister Captain Hook and his pirate crew. Along the journey he will befriend Tiger Lily and her tribe and re-awaken your belief in fairies.” The production will include songs like “Never Never Land,” “I Won’t Grow Up” and “I’m Flying.” The cast includes Kyle Woodcock as Peter Pan, David Neil as Captain Hook, Justin Begin as Smee and Caroline Burden as Tiger Lily. The Darling children are played by Megan Hrinda (Wendy), Cameron Bradley (John), and Eric Albanese (Michael). Tickets $12, $10 under 12 and seniors. For reservations, call 863-9901, www.jaduke.com/shows.
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Thursday 6

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls: Bud Light Ski pass and racing sled promo. Win a lift ticket to Wachusett Mountain and qualify to win the Bud Light racing sled and ski mirror, Bud Light winter hats and shirts. One entry with each Bud Light purchase. 863-2882.

DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell: 8 to 10:30 p.m. The Roosters. Classic rock dance music by Bruce Scofield and Mark Feller. No cover. 978-544-2739, www.dejabrewpub.com.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 & 9:30 p.m. Joshua Redman Quartet with Aaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers and Gregory Hutchinson. $30, $35. www.iheg.com.

PEARL STREET CLUBROOM, 10 Pearl St., Northampton: 9 p.m. Toubab Krewe. Mammal Dap opens. $13, $15. www.iheg.com.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Bruins vs. Montreal at 7 p.m. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Thirsty Thursdays & College night hosted by Big Dan in the Sports Bar. Beer Pong Tournament. Wear your college shirt or show your college ID to be entered in end-of-the-night prizes. 413-773-8313.

Coffeehouses

MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEEHOUSE, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Collected Poets Series with Poets George Drew, Ravi Shankar and Nancy White. Drew is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently “The View from Jackass Hill,” the 2010 winner of the X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, Texas Review Press, 2011. His sixth collection, “Fancy’s Orphan,” will be published in 2015 by Tiger Bark Press. He was nominated in 2013 for a Pushcart Prize, and Texas Review Press will publish his chapbook, “Down & Dirty,” which was a finalist for its Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, this fall. Shankar is the founding editor and executive director of DrunkenBoat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts. He has published or edited seven books and chapbooks of poetry, including the 2010 National Poetry Review Prize winner, “Deepening Groove.” He is chairman of the Connecticut Young Writers Trust, on the faculty of the first international MFA Program at City University of Hong Kong and an associate professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. White’s first book, “Sun, Moon, Salt,” won the Washington Prize for poetry and a second edition was issued by The Word Works in 2009. Tamarack Editions published her second collection of poems, “Detour,” in the spring of 2010. Her poems appear in many journals. $2 to $5 suggested donation. 413-625-6292.

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield. Noon to 2 p.m. Writer’s Lunch. The library’s meeting room will be open Monday through Thursday. This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer looking for a place to work through their lunch. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544 for more information.

Music

DIRTY BOURBON RIVER SHOW in concert at Signature Sounds’ The Parlor Room, 32 Masonic St., Northampton. “A circus-like barrage of sound serving as entrance music for a magical mystery tour of whiskey-soaked French Quarter back alleys,” Rory Callais, Offbeat. $10, $13. Time TBA. 665-4036.

JAZZ COMPOSERS’ CONCERT at Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass, Amherst. 8 p.m. Featuring the UMass Department of Music and Dance Graduate Chamber Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble I. New works by graduate composers/arrangers. Free.

KEVIN PARRY hosts Open Mic every Thursday at The Marina Restaurant, Putney Road, Brattleboro, Vt. 7 to 10 p.m. Free. Participating musicians receive 50 percent off their meal. For information or to sign up, call 802-257-7563. www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Potpourri

SHAKESPEARE PUB QUIZ at the Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant St., Amherst. 7 to 9 p.m. Come in teams or join others as you answer 10 rounds of Bard-related questions and riddles. Small prizes; non-alcoholic beverages, light snacks provided. Free. 577-3600, renaissance@english.umass.edu.

Friday 7

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Friday Night Karaoke in The Extra Point Nightclub with Dirty Johnny from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. No cover. In the Sports Bar catch all the Olympic Games opening ceremonies on 14 TVs. 863-2882.

DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell: 9 to 11:30 p.m. The Equalites. Reggae Fantastico! 978-544-2739, www.dejabrewpub.com.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: ∎ 7 p.m. The Grand Slambovians. $20, $25. ∎ 10 p.m. Purity Supreme presents Electric Avenue: DJ Cashman and Snack Attack Spinning Strictly 80s dance, pop, old school, rock, New Wave. $2 at the door. www.iheg.com.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls. ∎ Drew Paton’s 1940s Hit Parade. 6 p.m. In memory of Greg, benefiting Anthony. $5 and up (no one turned away) ∎ 9:30 p.m., Grin/ Brown/ Teausz, Anonymous, Zack Holmes & Sandy Bailey. http://thevoo.net.

SNOWZEE’S, Route 116, Sunderland: Josh LeVangie and the Mud, Blood and Beer Band. 9 p.m.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Friday night madness with Big Dan in the sports bar. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. 413-773-8313.

WEST DOVER INN, Route 100, West Dover, Vt. Kevin Parry plays and sings classic rock requests on guitar and mandolin. 8 to 11 p.m. 802-464-5207 www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Coffeehouses

MOCHA MAYA’S COFFEEHOUSE, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. Bark Juice with special guest Kenneth Coulson. 8 p.m. Bark Juice, formed in 2012, is an alternative power trio, rock band based out of Northampton. The group blends driving, hypnotic rhythms, with brilliant textured guitar. Interesting with stirring and soulful vocals, say promoters, who add that Coulson is a multi instrumentalist and song writer for solo work with the Gatsby’s Green Light Band. He has released eight albums spanning genres from Folk to Rock to Space Age Funk. Free; please tip the musicians. 413-625-6292.

Dance

ACADEMY OF MUSIC, 274 Main St., Northampton: PVPA’s Catalyst Dance Co. presents “Estimate the Impact,” celebrating 16 Years of dance at PVPA. 7 p.m. Tickets $12 general, $10 seniors and military, $6 students and children under 12. $14, $12, $8 at the door. For reservations, call 584-9032 Ext. 105 or email boxoffice@academyofmusictheatre.com. Repeats Saturday at 7 p.m.

AMHERST INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCING: Every Friday night, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Bangs Community Center, Boltwood Walk, Amherst Center. Dances from the Balkans, Middle Eastern Europe, more. You need not bring a partner. Live music first Fridays of the month. Some teaching. Beginners welcome. Donation. 549-6748. www.amherstfolkdancing.org.

FIRST FRIDAY MOSTLY WALTZ, Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. Series hosted by Richard Wyatt. Music this month by Anna Patton, Ethan Hazzard-Watkins and Karen Axelrod. Schedule: 7 to 7:30 p.m., beginners’ workshop, 7:30 to 8 p.m., intermediate workshop, 8:15 to 10:30 p.m., couple dances. $10. www.guidingstargrange.org.

Fairs & Festivals

EASTHAMPTON WINTERFEST kicks off at Easthampton High School Auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m. The film “The Story of Nashawannuck Pond” produced by ECAT will be shown. Following the movie, there will be tango, fire dance, Indian dance and more in venues throughout the city, including Lutheri’s Co-op, Glory of India and Popcorn Noir. Festival continues Saturday.

Film

THE FUTURE COLLECTIVE’S Righteous Youth Rebellion Movie Series opens. 7 p.m. Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, Vt. Tonight: “Rock ’n’ Roll High School,” a 1979 musical comedy film featuring the Ramones. Following the movie will be Karaoke Church, with a band playing The Ramones songs on organ, guitar and drums, and passing out lyric sheets and leading the audience in choir-style renditions of Ramones songs. Tickets $5 suggested. Continues Feb. 13. www.nextstagearts.org.

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: ∎ “Mother Goose on the Loose,” 11 a.m. Join the happy circle with Kay Lyons at a lap-sit story hour for children ages 3 and under with a grown up every Friday morning. Rhymes, songs and movement games make up this storytime style popularized by author Betsy Diamant-Cohen. In the Picture Book Room today. ∎ Writer’s Workshop. Noon to 2 p.m. Jane Buchanan and Joannah Whitney lead the program, which includes writing exercises and discussion as well as an opportunity to share what has been written. Participants encouraged to attend the open writing periods during the week. No charge; no registration required. Contact Buchanan at 772-1544 for more information. ∎ Open for Business. 2 to 5 p.m. Telecommuters and local business people looking for reliable WiFi and a quiet workspace are invited to the LeVanway Meeting Room Mondays and Fridays. Access to the room is free and open to all who need a space to work.

Music

NMH STUDENT CONCERT, Northfield Mount Hermon School student concert to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County. Area community members are invited for an evening of music by talented NMH student musicians. Admission is free and donations will be accepted to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County. 7:30 p.m. Held in Raymond Hall at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Gill.

Potpourri

GREENFIELD WINTER FARE EVENTS: ∎ Ashfield seventh annual Local Food Potluck, Friday, Feb. 7, 6 p.m., Congregational Church, Main Street, Ashfield. Contact John Hoffman, 413-625-6967 or Holly Westcott, 413-628-4613 or wescottha@verizon.net for details. ∎ Annual Franklin County “Cabin Fever” Seed Swap, Sunday, Feb. 9, 1 to 4 p.m., Green Fields Market, Greenfield, upstairs meeting room. For information, check out www.facebook.com/greenfieldsunflowers. ∎ Seed Starting workshop, Sunday, Feb. 9, 1 p.m., Ashfield Congregational Church, Main Street. Sponsored by Share the Warmth. Contact Holly Westcott at 413-628-4613 or wescottha@verizon.net for details. ∎ Conway Local Food Potluck Supper, Sunday, Feb. 9, 5 p.m., Conway Town Hall. For information, contact Mary McClintock at 413-522-5932 or mmcclinto@yahoo.com.

MUTTON AND MEAD AUDITIONS, Montague Common Hall, 34 Main St., Montague Center, Mutton and Mead Medieval Festival will be hosting cast auditions for its 2014 season from Friday through Feb. 11 with callbacks the following weeks. Friday, 4 to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday, 4 to 8 p.m. To schedule your audition, or find out drop-in times, www.muttonandmead.com.

SPRINGFIELD SCIENCE MUSEUM’S large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky gazing at 7:30 p.m. as part of the “Stars Over Springfield” observatory series. Alan Rifkin will present a program on “A Beginner’s Guide to the Telescope.” The main celestial target during the observing portion of the evening will be Jupiter. If cloudy, a planetarium show will be presented. Best suited for families with children ages 8 and older. $3 adults, $2 children 17 and under. 263-6800 Ext. 318.

Theater

“DEATH OF A SALESMAN” presented by Stageloft Repertory Theater, 450A Main St., Sturbridge. 8 p.m. Continues Friday and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Through Sunday. American classic by Arthur Miller. Tickets $18 adults, $16 seniors 65 and older, $8 students 12 and younger. For information and reservations, call 508-347-9005.

“TREASURE ISLAND” presented by New England Youth Theater. 7 p.m. 100 Flat St., Brattleboro, Vt. Thirty young actors ages 9 to 13 will fill your ears with pirate talk. Repeats Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Feb. 16. Featuring several of the most famous characters in children’s literature: Old Flint, Black Dog, Captain Billy Bones, Jim Hawkins, Squire Trelawney and Long John Silver. Tickets $12 adults, $10 seniors, $8 students.

Saturday 8

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Live music in The Extra Point Nightclub with Chuck ‘N Biscuits, a.k.a. Chuck and Danny from Jimmy Just Quit from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. No cover. Catch all Olympic games action on 14 TVs in the Sports Bar. 863-2882.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton. ∎ 7 p.m. the Nields. Belle Amie opens. $15, $18.∎ 10 p.m. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong. $8, $10. www.iheg.com.

SNOWZEE’S, Route 116, Sunderland: Mass air Flow. 9 p.m.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Bruins vs. Edmonton at 1 p.m. Saturday night madness with Tyler downstairs in Taylor’s Tavern. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. 413-773-8313.

Coffeehouse

MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Alan Williams. 8 p.m. the music of Birdsong At Morning, with its themes of self-discovery and reinvention, is initiated by Williams, a man with a few reinventions of his own. Free; please tip the musicians. 625-6292, info@mochamayas.com.

QUABBIN’S GOT TALENT Coffee House. 6:30 p.m. First Congregational Parish, Unitarian on the Common, Petersham. In Davis Memorial Hall, 3 West St. behind the church. The talent contest is open to individuals and groups in all categories. Children and teens under 16 are automatic winners. Performances will be limited to 3 to 5 minutes each. Following an initial judging, three finalists will be chosen and asked to perform one more time to determine the top prize winners. Competitors can re-enter for any or all of the remaining coffee houses in the series, except for first prize winners who will be excluded from competition but may still perform. Free; donations accepted. Continues March 8 and April 12. 978-544-1872 or email frasergenevieve@gmail.com.

Dance

“ESTIMATE THE IMPACT” concludes. See Friday’s listing.

MONADNOCK TRI-STATE DANCE CLUB dance. 7 to 11 p.m. Elmm Community Center, 20-21 Durkee St., Winchester, N.H. Music by William Brothers. 603-532-6283.

SECOND SATURDAY ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE at Munson Library, 1046 South East St., South Amherst. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. $8. For more information, contact Mary Jones at 863-3165, www.amherstecd.org.

TOPHILL MUSIC CONTRADANCE PARTY, Nor’Easter, Nils Fredland calls. 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. Saturday, 8 to 11:30 p.m. www.guidingstargrange.org.

Fairs & Festivals

EASTHAMPTON WINTERFEST concludes. Exhibitions, performances and fire and ice events. Saturday Morning Music Party at Flywheel, 43 Main St. at 10 a.m. Performances by Shiprock and Anchordog and The Eddie Forman Orchestra. $12 per family, $6 per individual. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Winter Film Festival at Easthampton High School, 70 Williston Ave. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., chili competition at the high school cafeteria. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., horse drawn wagon rides at the high school parking lot. Noon to 3 p.m., Historical Ice Harvest in the Nashawannuck Pond/Municipal Lot, 50 Payson Ave. 4 to 5 p.m., bonfire, storytelling and sounds on Nashawannuck Pond. 5 to 8 p.m., Fire and Ice in Light, venues throughout Easthampton. 6 to 7:15 p.m., Knack in Eastworks, 116 Pleasant St.. In Close Harmony, a cappella group of Southwampton performs. Free. For complete listing of events and times: easthamptoncityarts.com/winterfest.

Films

“FOOD FOR CHANGE,” Central Congre-gational Church, 93 South Main St., Orange. 7 p.m. Local filmmaker Steve Alves’ most recent documentary is a history of the food cooperative movement in the United States, including local co-ops. Free.

http://foodforchange.coop/trailer/

Library

CARNEGIE LIBRARY, 201 Avenue A, Turners Falls: Valentine’s Day party. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Children of all ages and their families can make fun, valentine-inspired crafts, cards and other heart themed projects with Ruth O’Mara. Free. Materials provided. 863-3214.

Music

ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL HONOR BAND CONCERT featuring 250 outstanding musicians from 50 high schools in seven states. 7 p.m. Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass-Amherst. Free.

PUTNEY VAUDEVILLE at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, Vt. 7:30 p.m. Featuring Hilary Chaplain and the versatile house band Gaslight Tinkers playing afro-pop, funk and reggae as well as Celtic fiddle tunes and Tin Pan Alley chestnuts. $12, $6 children under 12. Beer and wine available. www.nextstagearts.org.

THE ROGER SALLOOM BAND, Garden House, Look Park, Northampton. From blues to jazz and everything else. 7 p.m. Special guests, say promoters, include guitar genius Jeff Pitchell, Paul Arslanian, the heartbeat behind the jazz night jams in Northampton, and jazz diva, Barbara Ween. This event raises money to support a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. For tickets, go to the rogersalloom.com Live page, or go to Serio’s Market in Northampton or World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield. $20 in advance and $22 at the door.

Potpourri

A CHOCOLATE FEST, First Congregational Church of Greenfield, 43 Silver St., Greenfield. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chocolate-covered strawberries, bananas, cherries, pretzels, marshmallos, apples, melon, pineapple and more. There will be a chocolate fountain for dipping. Also, chocolate pies, chocolate cakes, red velvet cake, chocolate cupcakes, brownies, and fudge from Mo’s Fudge Factor. Also, chocolate truffle coffee, hot chocolate and drawings.

ARTS BLOCK CAFE, Main Street, Greenfield. Happier Valley Comedy Show: “Scripted/Unscripted,” a night of theater which combines one actor performing from a script with one improviser making it all up on the spot in a variety of scenes to provide a wild and woolly show the likes of which has never before graced Pioneer Valley stages, promoters promise. 8 p.m. Scripted stage actors have been plucked from New Century, Majestic, Paintbox and Hampshire Theatre stages and more. Based on the show created by Stephen Ruddy called “Gravid Water,” six scenes from different plays, each with one actor carefully following a script and an improviser who has no idea what that script will be. $13 at the door, or $10 in advance online at the Arts Block website.

MUTTON AND MEAD AUDITIONS, see Friday’s listing.

SHARE THE LOVE RECEPTION AND SALE at Molly Cantor Pottery, 20 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 3 to 5 p.m. New pottery by Cantor and paintings by Florence artist Donna Estabrooks will be on display throughout the weekend. Reception featuring chocolate tasting and make your own Valentines. Free. Continues Sunday. 625-2870, www.mollycantor.com.

Theater

“DEATH OF A SALESMAN” continues. See Friday’s listing.

MEMORIAL HALL THEATER, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, continues its season of live broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera with a showing of Dvorak’s Rusalka. 12:55 p.m. The great Renee Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting “Song to the Moon” in Dvorak’s soulful fairy-tale opera. Tickets $22 adults, $11 students. Tickets available at Mocha Maya’s and Boswell’s Books in Shelburne Falls and World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield and at the door. 625-3052.

“PETER PAN” presented by Ja’Duke. 7 p.m. The Shea Theater, Avenue A, Turners Falls. Continues Sunday at 2 p.m., Feb. 15 at 2 and 7 p.m. and Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. J.M. Barrie’s classic tale is sure to bring out one’s inner child, say promoters, who add “Join Peter, Wendy, John, Michael and of course Tinker Bell, who along with the Lost Boys, do battle with the sinister Captain Hook and his pirate crew. Along the journey he will befriend Tiger Lily and her tribe and re-awaken your belief in fairies.” The production will include songs like “Never Never Land,” “I Won’t Grow Up” and “I’m Flying.” The cast includes Kyle Woodcock as Peter Pan, David Neil as Captain Hook, Justin Begin as Smee and Caroline Burden as Tiger Lily. The Darling children are played by Megan Hrinda (Wendy), Cameron Bradley (John), and Eric Albanese (Michael). Tickets $12, $10 under 12 and seniors. For reservations, call 863-9901, www.jaduke.com/shows.

“STUCK” presented by Big Wooden Horse Theatre Co. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. Based on the book by Oliver Jeffers’. Delightful chaos ensues when a young boy gets his kite stuck up a tree in this laugh-out-loud performance. Book signing with Jeffers follows the first performance. $12. Museum admission included. For reservations, call 658-1126.

“TREASURE ISLAND” continues. See Friday’s listing.

Sunday 9

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Stop in to catch all the Olympic Games all day and night, UMass-Amherst vs. Rhode Island at 4 p.m. and Mavericks vs. Celtics at 6 p.m. on 14 TVs. 863-2882.

DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Village Rd., Wendell: Crow’s Rebellion. 8 to 10:30 p.m. Steve Crow, electric guitar, vocal, Peter Kim, bass, and Joe Fitapatrick, drums. Warped Americana. 978-544-2739, www.dejabrewpub.com.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Sara Gazarek and Josh Nelson. $12.50, $15. www.iheg.com.

SNOWZEE’S, Route 116, Sunderland: Open Microphone. 7 p.m. Every Sunday.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs with Kathy in the Sports Bar opening at noon and Erinn downstairs in the Tavern. Save the date Feb. 16 for the annual Bartenders Shoot Out. Call Taylor’s for more information. Registration forms available at Taylor’s. 413-773-8313.

Films

FOUR SUNDAYS IN FEBRUARY series. This week, “Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay.” 2 p.m. Academy of Music, 274 Main St., Northampton. Documentary. Ricky Jay is a world-renowned magician, author, historian and actor and a performer who regularly provokes astonishment from even the most jaded audiences. The documentary traces Jay’s achievements and influences from his apprenticeship at age 4 with his grandfather, to such now-forgotten legends as Al Flosso, Slydini, Cardini and his primary mentors, Dai Vernon and Charlie Miller. Special guests will be present for a Q&A after the film. $8 advance, $10 at the door. deceptivepractice.brownpapertickets.com. For more on the Four Sundays in February series: www.northamptonartscouncil.org/

MIYAZAKI JAPANESE ANIMATION FESTIVAL continues at Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity St., Amhrest: “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind” (1984). 2 p.m. Set in an ecologically devastated future, Nausicaa is a princess whose love and curiosity for the natural world lead her on a dangerous quest to save humanity. In Japanese with English subtitles. Repeats Wednesday at 7 p.m. Tickets available at www.amherstcinema.org.

Library

LEVERETT LIBRARY: 2 p.m. “Turn it Off! Turn it Off!” Adventures building interactive museum exhibits, Rocky Adriance. Free. Sponsored by the Rattlesnake Gutter Trust. www.rattlesnakeguttertrust.org/events.

Music

THE BRICK CHURCH MUSIC SERIES of the First Church of Deerfield, 71 Old Main St., Deerfield, presents Estela Olevsky, a soloist, collaborative pianist and professor emerita of piano at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, will be guest artist. 3 p.m. She will play music by Mozart, Schubert, Bestor and Albeniz. Julie Nelson will be guest narrator for the Bestor composition. Reception follows in the Caswell Library at Deerfield Academy’s Administration Building. $10 suggested donation at the door. For more information, contact Jean Pitman Turner, artistic director, at 774-2657.

MOE, one of the preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today, according to promoters, in concert. 8 p.m. Calvin Theater, 19 King St., Northampton. $26.50. www.iheg.com.

THE PARLOR ROOM, 32 Masonic St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Tony Trischka (Killer Banjo CD release party). For tickets and more information: 923-2800, www.parlorroommusic.com.

SUNDAY CONCERT SERIES at the Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant St., Amherst. 2 p.m. Nota Bene with Elizabeth Chilton, soprano, Annie Phillips, mezzo, and Nina Wurgaft, alto. Concert featuring works by Monterverdi, Palestrina, di Lasso, Morley, Weelkes and others. In the Reading Room. Free. www.facebook.com/massrenaissancecenter, 577-3600.

Potpourri

MUTTON AND MEAD AUDITIONS, see Friday’s listing.

SHOW THE LOVE RECEPTION and sale at Molly Cantor Pottery concludes. See Saturday’s listing.

GREENFIELD WINTER FARE EVENTS, see Friday’s listing.

Theater

“DEATH OF A SALESMAN” concludes. See Friday’s listing.

“NUTS” concludes. See Thursday’s listing.

“PETER PAN” continues. See Saturday’s listing.

“TREASURE ISLAND” continues. See Friday’s listing.

Monday 10

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls: Monday Funday with bartender Jill Bernard. Stop in to catch all the Olympic games all day and night on 14 TVs. 863-2882.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Country music with host Kathy and her candy bowl. Monday Madness with Big Dan in the Sports Bar. 413-773-8313.

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: ∎ Sunshine Story Time. 10 a.m. Kay Lyons brings a blend of read aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children. 772-1544 ext. 5, www.greenfieldpubliclibrary.org. ∎ Writer’s Lunch. The library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. Self-directed free writing time. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544 for more details. ∎ Open for Business. 2 to 5 p.m. Reliable WiFi and a quiet workspace. Free.

Potpourri

MUTTON AND MEAD AUDITIONS, see Friday’s listing.

Tuesday 11

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Two free games of pool every Tuesday with purchase of a pitcher of beer. Catch all the Olympic games action on 14 TVs. 863-2882.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: ∎ 7 p.m. Kristy Lee. $12.50, $15. 10 p.m. Latin Night. No cover. www.iheg.com.

SNOWZEE’S, Route 116, Sunderland: DJ Eclipse and beer pong. 9 p.m. Every Tuesday.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield: Broken Bones Club. Every Tuesday night in the tavern from 5:30 p.m. to close. Register to win lift tickets to Berkshire East and prizes from Competitive Edge. Every week, six names will be drawn and put on the “ski board” until the finale party March 11, when the grand prize package will be given away to the winner. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Trivia at 7. Open beer pong tournament with Megan starts at 9 p.m. 773-8313.

Libraries

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: ∎ Open for Business. 2 to 5 p.m. Telecommuters and local business people looking for reliable WiFi and a quiet workspace are invited to the library’s LeVanway Meeting Room Mondays and Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m. Access to the room is free and open to all who need a space to work. ∎ Preschool Story Hour. 10 a.m. Parents with kids 5 and under are invited for a weekly hour of story and craft time fun. Meet other people with small children and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts with Sally Ahearn. In the LeVanway Meeting room. No sign up required. Free. For more information, call the children’s librarian at 772-1544, ext. 5. ∎ Writer’s Lunch. Noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday. ∎ Creative Nonfiction Writing Group. 6 to 8 p.m. A creative nonfiction writing group led by Joannah Whitney meet in the GPL’s LeVanway Room. The group is open to anyone on a drop-in basis with no registration required. Whitney will present prompts for participants to write from for time periods. Writers are encouraged to share their work. Participants should call ahead during inclement weather. For more information, contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544, ext. 110.

Music

TUESDAYS IN BEZANSON: Glorious Mozart performed by UMass Department of Music & Dance faculty members playing side by side with their advanced students. Tickets $3 UMass students, $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public. Free for UMass music majors and minors. For tickets and time call 545-2511..

Wednesday 12

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Hump Night Karaoke in the Sports Bar hosted by Dirty Johnny at 9 p.m. No cover plus catch all the Olympic games action on 14 TVs. 863-2882.

DEJA BREW, 57A Lockes Villge Rd., Wendell: Acoustic reggae by Simon White, Peter Kim, Jay Stanley and Boo Pearson. No cover. 978-544-2739, www.dejabrewpub.com.

PEARL STREET CLUBROOM, 10 Pearl St., Northampton: 8:30 p.m. The Soul Rebels. $15, $18. www.iheg.com.

SNOWZEE’S, Route 116, Sunderland: Karaoke. 9 p.m. Every Wednesday.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. TNT Productions “We know entertainment” Karaoke in the Sports Bar. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Restaurant Appreciation Night. Come in wearing your work shirt or show a pay stub and receive a special prize from Big Dan in the Sports Bar. Free pool for Bar/Restaurant employees. Sign up for free prizes and giveaways. 413-773-8313.

Dance

LINE DANCE LESSONS every Wednesday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, School Street, Greenfield. Beginner to intermediate. $5 per session. Ring the doorbell for admission. Beginner lessons at 7 p.m.; intermediate at 8. Call Pat at 665-4260 or email jokellogg@aol.com for more information.

Films

MIYAZAKI JAPANESE ANIMATION FESTIVAL: “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind” continues. See Sunday’s listing.

Library

GREENFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, 402 Main St., Greenfield: ∎ Writer’s Lunch. Noon to 2 p.m. The library’s meeting room will be open each Monday through Thursday for a Writers’ Lunch. This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through their lunch. Bring your own lunch and beverage and stop in for all or port. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-544 for more details. ∎ Chess Club. 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. Contact calderrossi@gmail with questions. The first Monday of the month will feature a speed chess tournament.

Potpourri

FILMMAKER KEN BURNS, Memorial Hall, Bridge Street, Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Burns will preview his upcoming, seven-part series “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” that will air on PBS in 2014. In it, he traces the intertwined lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three remarkable members of one of America’s most influential families. Proceeds from the program benefit the Arms Library’s “Put a Roof On It” Campaign. The screening will conclude with a Q&A. Tickets are $25 each and there is a raffle of memorabilia donated by Burns. Names will be drawn for the raffle before the movie. Tickets are available at World Eye Bookshop, Greenfield; Boswell’s Books, Mocha Maya’s, Peoples United Bank and Arms Library in Shelburne Falls; Amherst Books, Amherst; and Broadside Bookshop, Northampton. 413-625-0306 or www.armslibrary.org/

Speakers

GREENFIELD COMM-UNITY COLLEGE SENIOR SYMPOSIA presents “W.E. B. Du Bois: From Great Barrington to the World.” 2 to 4 p.m. GCC Downtown Center, 270 Main St., Greenfield. Presented by Whitney Battle-Baptiste, UMass-Amherst assistant professor of anthropology. Great Barrington’s William Edward Burghardt Du Bois went on to become an international figure whose accomplishments were legion: the first African American to earn a doctorate at Harvard, a seminal figure in the field of sociology, a co-founder of the NAACP and a leader in the Pan-African Movement. Battle-Baptiste will discuss his remarkable life. $10.

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