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Arts & Entertainment Calendar, Jan. 17 to Jan. 23

  • Submitted photo<br/>Annie & The Beekeepers Friday<br/>Signature Sounds’ Parlor Room will host Annie and The Beekeepers Friday in Northampton. Led by the singing and songwriting skills of Annie Lynch, this band takes American roots music to a new level. Here is what Paste Magazine had to say, “Lynch and the Beekeepers create symphonic, slow-burning tunes that strike a lovely balance between heavy emotion and light, sparse sound.” We’ve been checking out the band’s new CD, “My Bonneville,” and that pretty much sums it up. The Foghorn Stringband plays there Thursday. See “Music.”

    Submitted photo
    Annie & The Beekeepers Friday
    Signature Sounds’ Parlor Room will host Annie and The Beekeepers Friday in Northampton. Led by the singing and songwriting skills of Annie Lynch, this band takes American roots music to a new level. Here is what Paste Magazine had to say, “Lynch and the Beekeepers create symphonic, slow-burning tunes that strike a lovely balance between heavy emotion and light, sparse sound.” We’ve been checking out the band’s new CD, “My Bonneville,” and that pretty much sums it up. The Foghorn Stringband plays there Thursday. See “Music.”

  • Submitted photo<br/>Annie & The Beekeepers Friday<br/>Signature Sounds’ Parlor Room will host Annie and The Beekeepers Friday in Northampton. Led by the singing and songwriting skills of Annie Lynch, this band takes American roots music to a new level. Here is what Paste Magazine had to say, “Lynch and the Beekeepers create symphonic, slow-burning tunes that strike a lovely balance between heavy emotion and light, sparse sound.” We’ve been checking out the band’s new CD, “My Bonneville,” and that pretty much sums it up. The Foghorn Stringband plays there Thursday. See “Music.”

Thursday 17

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Open mic with Dan, Kip and Schultzy from Curly Fingers Dupree at 8:30 p.m. in the Sports Bar.
No cover.

DEJA BREW CAFE & PUB, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. Tommy Filiault & Friends. Acoustic rock. 8 to
10 p.m. 978-544-2739. No cover.
www.dejabrewpub.com

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Reconstruction of the Fables: A Tribute to R.E.M. Orange Crush, School for the Dead, The Lonesome Brothers, Spanish For Hitchhiking, Rocky Roberts, Friends, The Fawns, Goldwater the Second, Heather Maloney, Golden Bloom, Winterpills, Rusty Belle and Mark Mulcahy. $10, $13. www.iheg.com.

THE RENDEZVOUS,
78 Third St., Turners Falls: Half Shaved Jazz. 8 p.m. Free. 863-2866, thevoo.net.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Thirsty Thursdays and 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. 773-8313.

Libraries

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 Friday for a Writer’s Lunch. This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through lunch. Bring your own lunch and beverage. Contact Jane Buchanan at
772-1544 for more details.

Literary

ROLAND MERULLO, local author of 10 award-winning novels, including “Breakfast with Buddha” and “A Little Love Story,” and four works of nonfiction, including “Revere Beach Elegy: A Memoir of Home and Beyond,” will read from his latest novel at Deerfield Academy, 7 p.m., in the Choral Room of the Fine Arts Center. Free.

Music

GUSTER performs on its Acoustic Tour playing stripped down acoustic sets with a small string section in intimate theaters. 8 p.m. Calvin Theater, 19 King St., Northampton. $29.50.
www.iheg.com.

Potpourri

MUSIC & MOVEMENT at Carnegie Library, Avenue A, Turners Falls. With Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson. 10 a.m. Young children of all ages and their parents or caregivers invited to the free program. Thursdays during January and February.

Theater

“FIDDLER ON THE ROOF” presented by Amherst Leisure Services Community Theater. 7:30 p.m. Bowker Auditorium, University of Massachusetts-Amherst campus. Continues Friday, Saturday, Jan. 25 and 17 at 7:30 p.m.; matinee performances Sunday, Jan. 26 and 27 at 1 p.m. $10 general admission tonight and Jan. 24. Tickets other dates: $18 adults, $15 students and seniors, $10 children 10 and under. Tickets available at Bangs Community Center, Amherst, Jones Library Children’s Room, Monkey Business Children’s Clothing or by calling 2-3065 or www.lsse.org. For more information: www.alsct.org.

“THE MAGISTRATE” performed by Britain’s National Theater on the London stage. Captured live in HD and will be broadcast at 7 p.m. at Amherst Cinema, 28 Amity St., Amherst. $24 general admission. Tickets available at the Amherst Cinema box office or online at
www.amherstcinema.org. Repeats Feb. 9 at 1 p.m.

Friday 18

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. DJ “MIA” in The Extra Point Nightclub at 10 p.m. No cover.

DEJA BREW CAFE & PUB, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. Josh Levangie and The Mud, Blood & Beer Band. Singing Johnny Cash favorites and more. 9 to 11:30 p.m. 978-544-2739. No cover.
www.dejabrewpub.com

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: ∎ Paula Cole, seven-time Grammy nominee. $32, $35. ∎ 10 p.m. The Grateful Dread. If Jerry Garcia and Bob Marley had put a band together, it would have sounded like this. $10, $13. www.iheg.com.

THE RENDEZVOUS,
78 Third St., Turners Falls: The Suitcase Junket, Tito Ramsey, Bella’s Bartok. $5. 9:30 p.m. Free. 863-2866, thevoo.net.

SHUTESBURY ATHLETIC CLUB, 282 Wendell Rd., Shutesbury: Ed Vadas Trio. 8:30 p.m. No cover. 259-1474.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, Main Street, Greenfield: Celtics vs. Chicago at 7 p.m. Friday night madness with Big Dan in the sports bar. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. 773-8313.

WEST DOVER INN, Route 100, West Dover, Vt. Kevin Parry on guitar and vocals plays acoustic rock and roll and requests. 7 to 10 p.m.

Coffeehouse

MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: Katie Sachs and Dave Dersham. 7:30 p.m. Sachs is a Greenfield -based singer-songwriter who plays between the lines of jazz, indie rock and new wave. “Dersham taps hopeful melodies and reverses lyrical expectations at every turn ... exudes a brand of humane charm that sets him apart from every other songwriter you’ll see this year,” according to Club Pass. Free. Please tip the musicians. 625-6292,
info@mochamayas.com.

Dance

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.

THIRD FRIDAY CONTRADANCE, Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. Julie Metcalf of the Paper Star Trio, fiddle; Max Newman of Nor’easter, fuitar; Mark Koyama of Heathen Creek, mandolin. Tim VanEgmond of Swallowtail calls. 8 to 11 p.m. $8. www.guidingstargrange.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 age 3 and under. Rhymes, songs and movement games make up this story time style popularized by author Betsy Diamand-Cohen. ∎ Writers’ Lunch. Noon to
2 p.m. Self-directed. The meeting room will be open Tuesdays through Fridays for 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 part of the Writers’ Lunch. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544 for more details.

Literary

THIRD FRIDAY OPEN PROSE AND POETRY: Arms Library, Bridge and Main streets, Shelburne Falls. 7 p.m. Free. Refreshments. Handicapped accessible from downstairs. Arrive before 7 p.m. to sign up for a five-minute open mic slot; one 10 minute slot available. Listeners welcome. 625-0306.

Music

ANNIE & THE BEEKEEPERS with Here Come the Foxes, The Arts Block, Main Street, Greenfield. 8 p.m. Here’s what Annie and the Beekeepers have to say, in part, on their Web site: “Like a porch swing on a warm summer night, Annie and The Beekeepers manage to be simultaneously comfortable and thrilling. Annie Lynch’s lilting voice surrounds you and flows over the Americana arrangements like the breeze as her detailed lyrics entice you to lean forward and beg for more.” As to Here Come the Foxes, we’re told to expect “a soothing, hypnotic soundscape with two acoustic guitars, vocals, bass and cello.” Advance, $7. At the door, $10.
http://theartsblock.com.

BELA FLECK’S BANJO SUMMIT featuring Tony Trischka, Bill Keith, Richie Stearns, Eric Weissberg, Noam Pikelny. Many of the world’s most influential bluegrass banjo players will unite to perform in a concert that will find the banjo being performed in both conventional and unexpected ways. In performances ranging from solos and duets to full-tilt banjo blowouts with all the players and an acoustic band, the concert stage will range from the traditional backdrop of bluegrass and old-time country music to the more unconventional banjo genres, including jazz, classical and rock music. 8 p.m. $25, $35, $45.
www.iheg.com.

BRATTLEBORO MUSIC CENTER’S CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES presents the Rubens Quartet with special guests Dimitri Murrath and Judith Serkin. 7:30 p.m. Centre Congregational Church, Brattleboro, Vt. Tickets $10, $20, $30. Call 802-257-4523, www.brattleborotix.com.

OPEN MIC NIGHT, Athol Town Hall, Main Street. 6:30 to 10 p.m. Sign-up at 6:30, no charge for open mic, donations accepted. Snacks and hot food available. (Repeats Feb. 15, March 15 and April 19.).

PIONEER VALLEY JAZZ SHARES presents its fourth concert featuring The Ideal Bread. 7:30 p.m. Unitarian Meetinghouse of Northampton and Florence, 220 Main St., Northampton. The quartet is led by Josh Sinton (baritone saxophone) and features Kirk Knuffke (trumpet), Richard Giddens (bass), and Tomas Fujiwara (drums.” Shares and single tickets ($15) available at www.jazzshares.org and at the door.

Theater

“FIDDLER ON THE ROOF” continues. See Thursday’s listing.

“THE WOMAN IN BLACK” presented by the Vermont Theatre Co., Brattleboro, Vt. The Hooker-Dunham Theater, 139 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt. 7:30 p.m. Continues Saturday and Jan. 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday and Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. $12 general admission, $10 seniors and students. Reservations strongly recommended: 802-258-1344 or send an email to vtcreservations@gmail.com. The script was adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the gothic novel of the same name by Susan Hill. Classic thriller, a suspenseful, intimate ghost story.

Saturday 19

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, Turners Falls: Celebrate bar manager Kara’s birthday with live music in The Sports Bar at 8 p.m. featuring Chuck and Danny of Jimmy Just Quit plus Dancing in The Extra Point Nightclub at 10 p.m. with DJ J-ill. No cover.

DEJA BREW CAFE & PUB, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. The Wildcat O’Halloran Band. Guitar based blues. 9 to 11:30 p.m. 978-544-2739. No cover.
www.dejabrewpub.com

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Iris Dement. Jason Wilber opens. $30, $35. www.iheg.com.

LUTHIER’S CO-OP, 108 Cottage St., Easthampton: Lonesome Brothers, Salvation Alley String Band. 8 p.m.

THE RENDEZVOUS,
78 Third St., Turners Falls: Rockit Queer with DJ Funkadelic Fern. 9:30 p.m. $3. 863-2866, thevoo.net.

THE ROUTE 63 ROADHOUSE, 32 Federal St., Millers Falls: Turn It Loose. Classic rock. 9:30 p.m. 659-3384.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield: Saturday night madness with Katy and Tyler downstairs in Taylor’s Tavern. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs.
773-8313.

Coffeehouse

MOCHA MAYA’S, 47 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls: ∎ 3 p.m. Belle Amie: Amelia Nields Chalfant, Isabella Deherdt, and Alouette Batteau met at the Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) in Goshen, a rock ’n’ roll camp just for girls. Free; donations suggested. Please tip the baristas. Benefit for the Heath Elementary School 6th grade trip to Nature’s Classroom. ∎ 8 p.m. Sandy Bailey, songwriter and soul singer from western Massachusetts. Free. Please tip the musicians.
625-6292, info@mochamayas.com.

Dance

MONADNOCK TRI-STATE DANCE CLUB, Elmm Community Center, Durkee Street, off Parker Street, Winchester, N.H. Featuring live music by Bushwhack. 7 to 11 p.m.

THIRD SATURDAY CONTRA DANCE, Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. 8 to 11:30 p.m. Sheesham and Lotus. Sarah VanNorstrand, caller. $10 general, $8 students/seniors/low-income. 802-257-9234,
ethan@ethanhw.com.
www.guidingstargrange.org

Music

CHRIS SMITHERS performs blues and folk. 8 p.m. Ashfield Town Hall, 412 Main St., Ashfield. Smithers 12th studio record, “Hundred Dollar Valentine” sports the unmistakable sound which has become his trademark: fingerpicked acoustic guitar and evocative sonic textures meshed with spare, brilliant songs, delivered in a bone-wise, hard-won voice. Tickets $20, $25. Tickets available at Elmer’s Store, 296 Main St., Ashfield or online, www.mightyalbert.com/chrissmither. It is very likely this concert will see out. See Sheryl Hunter’s Sounds Local column Page D1.

GET THE LED OUT: The American Led Zeppelin. Jimmy Page’s handpicked favorite Zep tribute band. 8 p.m. The Calvin Theater, 19 King St., Northampton. $25, $35.
www.iheg.com.

GREGOIRE MARET QUARTET in concert at Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro, Vt. 8 p.m. Internationally renowned quartet led by one of the world’s best jazz harmonica players performing original compositions. A dedicated collaborator, Maret, is an A-list musician, say promoters, who add that he “can be found on recordings by Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Cassandra Wilson, David Sanborn, Carlos “Patato” Valdes, Charlie Hunter, George Benson, Jacky Terrasson, Marcus Miller, Meshell Ndegeocello, Lionel Loueke and many, many others. He will be performing with his working quartet ... a band that includes his long-standing collaborator/pianist, Federico Gonzalez Peña, Ben Williams on bass (winner of the 2009 Thelonious Monk Competition) and Clarence Penn on the drums.” $20, $15. For more information: 802-254-9088.

HOT MUSTARD, bluegrass quartet featuring two banjos, an upright bass and guitar with soaring vocals and harmonies, in concert. 7:30 p.m. Immanuel Episcopal Church, 20 Church St., Bellows Falls, Vt. $17 adults; $13 seniors and children under 12, in advance and $20 ($15) at the door. ww.brattleborotix.com.

JOHNNY BEAN BROOK BAND, The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 7 p.m. Fundraiser for Silvery Moon and Garden Slippers, a mentorship program for musicians. Acoustic string music. Promoters say the concert will include “fresh takes on country, blues, traditional folk, alternative rock and a few originals. Musicans will include Tatiana Berendei, John Hollister, Mark Leve, July White, Daniel Plane, Jack Barry, Kyle Nilan, Deena Chappell, Alex Liebowitz, Cameron Clark, Piper Pichette. Donations from $10 on up sought.

LADIES IN JAZZ with vocalist Samirah Evans in concert with trombonist/vocalist elizabeth! 8:30 p.m. The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield. Evans and elizabeth! will perform solos and duets over the course of two sets, backed by the David Westpahlen trio, consisting of David Westphalen (bass and trombone), Bob Merrill (piano) and Tim Gilmore (drums.) Evans, who started the Ladies in Jazz series, is the real deal. She was a fixture on the New Orleans music scene for more than 15 years before relocating to Brattleboro, Vt. As a horn player, elizabeth! has toured with pop star Michael Bolton, jazz drummer Matt Wilson, and indie rocker St. Vincent, and has performed at notable venues like Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz Standard, Carnegie Hall and Chicago Theater. $12 advance at theartsblock.com or by calling 774-0150. Tickets at the door $15 or $8 students with valid ID.

LORI MCKENNA and KAT WRIGHT & BRETT HUGHES in concert. 7:30 p.m. Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill, downtown Putney, Vt. McKenna, folk singer and songwriter, paints stories of the human condition. Wright and Hughes, acoustic duo. $20 general, $18 students and seniors. 802-254-9276.

Potpourri

AUTO PARTS SWAP ‘N SELL at the Better Living Center on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. New England’s largest indoor all-automotive swap meet. Racers, car buffs and diehard bargain hunters will find tons of auto parts and accessories. More than 350 vendors. $10. Continues Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“THE DOORS LIVE AT THE BOWL ’68,” Academy of Music, 274 Main St., Northampton. Digitally re-mastered in High Definition and Surround Sound. Running time: 91 minutes (includes 20-minute interview prior to concert. 7:30 p.m. “The Doors Live At The Bowl ’68,” widely held as the band’s best performance ever captured on film. The new 2012 version has been digitally re–mastered with the entire concert restored from the original camera negatives to include the lost performances of “Hello I Love You,” “Texas Radio” and the “Big Beat” and “Spanish Caravan.” The film opens with a interviews with the band talking about what it meant to perform at the Hollywood Bowl and the enduring significance of this concert. Tickets, $6 plus fees. Academy of Music Box Office, open Tuesday through Friday, 3 to 6 p.m. Call: 413-584-9032, ext. 105 (service fees will apply with purchase. To buy tickets online,
http://academyofmusictheatre.tix.com

“IF I HAD WINGS TO FLY, A New Movie About Old Time” film screening and square dance. Montague Grange, 36 Main St., Montague Center. $5 to $15 sliding scale. First Northeast screening. For times and more information: www.kazoofilms.org.

INTRODUCTION TO SNOWSHOEING FOR WOMEN at Northfield Mountain Recreation and Environmental Center, Route 63, Northfield. 12:30 to 4 p.m. Begin indoors with a brief session on equipment, history and then venture outside exploring trails. Snowshoeing two miles over moderately hilly terrain; no prior snowshoeing experience necessary. Free. For women 16 and older. Snowshoe rental $16. Register by calling 800-859-2960.

MEMORIAL HALL THEATER, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, continues its season of live high-definition broadcasts direct from the Metropolitan Opera in New York with a showing of Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda.” 12:55 p.m. Joyce DiDonato’s performance in the title role of Mary, Queen of Scots, “will be pointed to as a model of singing,” full of “plush richness and aching beauty” in David McVicar’s Met premiere production, according New York Times. $22 adults, $11 students at the door; $24 adults and $13 students online. Tickets available at Mocha Maya’s and Boswell’s Books in Shelburne Falls, World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield and Broadside Books in Northampton. Information and tickets:
www.sfmh.org.

“TRUDI,” a one-woman variety show with singer-actor-director Trudi Goodman, will be the featured presentation at the Drama Circle in the Athol Orange Community Television studio, 163 South Main St., Athol. 2 p.m. “Trudi” features songs, original stories and a variety of characters culled from more than 30 years of stage and film experience as a stand-up comedian, improvisational actor, historical re-enactment tour guide and professional musician and singer. She also plays the guitar and signs in a variety of languages, including Yiddish, Hebrew, Ladino, Spanish, French, German and Italian. Free. 978-544-1872.

Theater

“FIDDLER ON THE ROOF” continues. See Thursday’s listing.

“THE WOMAN IN BLACK” continues. See Friday’s listing.

Sunday 20

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. NFC/AFC Championship Games today on our 14 HDTV’s at 3 p.m. and
6:30 p.m. Food, prizes, giveaways and Bud Light Drink Specials.
No cover.

DEJA BREW CAFE & PUB, 57A Lockes Village Road, Wendell. John Sheldon. “Up Close & Personal.” 8 to 10 p.m.
978-544-2739. No cover.
www.dejabrewpub.com.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 7 p.m. Della Mae featuring two time National Fiddle Champion Kimber Ludiker. Girls, Guns and Glory opens. $10, $13. www.iheg.com.

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls: Inaugural dress-up cocktail party/ball. 7 p.m. to whenever. 863-2866, thevoo.net.

SHUTESBURY ATHLETIC CLUB, 282 Wendell Road, Shutesbury: Inaugural Ball featuring Dad, Come Home!
7:30 p.m. No cover. 259-1474.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. NFL Conference Championships at 3 and 6:30 p.m. Watch all your favorite teams play on 11 50-inch HDTVs. Join Kathy in the Sports Bar opening at noon. Prizes given out throughout game. Celtics vs. Detroit at
7:30 p.m. Free pool all night with Big Dan in the sports bar.
773-8313.

WEST DOVER INN, Route 100, West Dover, Vt.: Kevin Parry on guitar and vocals plays acoustic rock and roll and requests. 7 to 10 p.m.. 802-4-5207,
www.kevinparrymusic.com.

Dance

15TH ANNUAL MLK JR. DAY CONTRA DANCE, Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. 8 to 11 p.m. Music by Nor’easter with Nils Fredland as caller. Nor’easter is Cedar Stanistreet (fiddle), Max Newman (mandolin/guitar), and Julie Vallimont (piano). $10 / $8 students, fixed income. 617-833-5569, noreasterdanceband@gmail.com

Films

THE DEAD OF WINTER FILM SERIES: Free Films for the Frozen, presents “Edward Sissorhands” (1990). Screenplay by Caroline Thompson, story by Tim Burton and Caroline Thompson. Directed by Burton. Starring Johnny Depp. 7 p.m. The Montague Bookmill,
440 Greenfield Road Montague, 413-367-9206 Movies shown Sundays through March 3.
www.montaguebookmill.com

Music

SHAPE NOTE SINGING at Centre Congregational Church parlor, 193 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt. 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shape note singing is powerful, a capella singing in four part harmony ‑ joyful, deeply moving and spiritual. Listeners, beginners and people of all ages invited to sing this powerful music in four part harmony. No musical experience necessary. Music books available for loan or purchase. Potluck snack to be shared. Free. Parking on the street or behind the church. For more information, contact Dan Hertzler at
802-674-6963, danhertzler@gmail.com.

PLANET ZYDECO & ROLAND LAPIERRE BAND, The Arts Block, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 6 p.m. Mid-winter dance party. Planet Zydeco, featuring Cannon Labrie on accordion, will play two sets, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Roland Lapierre Band will play two sets, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., in the Wheelhouse, which is in the basement. Expect original twang and roots rock. $10.
http://theartsblock.com.

Potpourri

ANNUAL CHILI COOKOFF at Mohawk Park Family Restaurant and Pub, 175 Mohawk Trail, Charlemont. Music by Zydeco Connection. 4 to 7 p.m. To enter your favorite chili, contact Carole Hall at 339-4013 or carolehall@verizon.net; www.myspace.com/zydecoconnection. Bring your dancing shoes; wooden dance floor. $5. All proceeds benefit 2013 Yankee Doodle Days. 1.

AUTO PARTS SWAP ‘N SELL concludes in West Springfield. See Saturday’s listing.

MOSTLY DRAWING AND PAINTING Adult Art Classes at the Wendell Library begins today. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Every Sunday Jan. 20 through end of April. Suggested donation $3 to $5 per session. Facilitated by different local artists and art teachers sharing techniques and concepts they deem important. Hands on class. Adults at all levels of artistic experience welcome. Teens who can handle adult-level classes welcome. First three sessions lead by Sally Alley Muffin Stuffin teaching touch drawing. Call 978-544-3559 to register.

MOSTLY YOGA at Wendell Free Library, 7 Wendell Depot Road, Wendell. Sundays from 10 to 11:15 a.m. through May. A variety of yoga styles offered as well as qigong and psycho-calisthenics. Teachers include “Apollo” Compagnone, Shay Cooper, Donna Horn, Sam Scherer, Patty Smythe, Christine Texiera and Susan Von Ranson. Bring a yoga mat. 978-544-3559.

AUDUBON’S TRACKING AND ANIMALS SIGNS at Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Hampden presented by naturalist Kevin Kopchynski. 10 to
11:30 a.m. Learn to read the tracks and signs left by animals. $3 Mass. Audubon members, $5 non-members. Registration required. Contact Mass. Audubon’s Connecticut River Valley Sanctuaries at 584-3009
ext. 812 or
arcadia@massaudubon.org.

“THE FOURTH TOWER OF INVERNESS,” Wendell Free Library, 7 to 9 p.m. Part of the The Wendell COA Film Series. “The Fourth Tower of Inverness is a radio serial, which organizers describe as a “metaphysical adventure story that doesn’t take itself very seriously at all. Some of the characters: our hero Jack Flanders, Lord and Lady Jowls, Little Frieda, Old Far-seeing Art, Meanie Eenie, the Madonna Vampyra, Wham-Bam Shazam, Dr. Mazoolah, a fire-breathing dragon and various demons and deities.” There are six CDs, each an hour long. If there is interest, we’re told that arrangements will be made to play more of them in the future. Free. All ages welcome.

Theater

“FIDDLER ON THE ROOF” continues. See Thursday’s listing.

“THE WOMAN IN BLACK” continues. See Friday’s listing.

Monday 21

Clubs

THE RENDEZVOUS, 78 Third St., Turners Falls: TNT Karaoke. 9 p.m. Free. 863-2866, thevoo.net.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Free pool all night in the sports bar. Martini Monday. Ask your bartender for specials. Monday Madness with Big Dan.

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. College Basketball Big Monday on our 14 HDTV’s starting at 7 p.m. in the Sports Bar. No cover. 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.
■ Writer’s Lunch. Noon to 2 p.m. Self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through their lunch. Monday through Friday. Contact Jane Buchanan at
772-1544 for more details.

Potpourri

GREENFIELD COMMUNITY COLLEGE celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Events from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: 9:30 to 10 a.m., registration in the Main Lobby;
10 to 11:45 a.m., activities. 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., gospel music and entertainment. 12:15 to 1 p.m., lunch and watch the presidential inauguration.. Free. Age appropriate activities for families and children ages 6 to 16 including creating an MLK quilt, making friendship bracelets, cooperative games, documentaries, rock wall climbing, arts and crafts, reading, service projects, gospel music and more. Free pizza lunch. RSVP to Judy Raper, director of student development, raperj@gcc.mass.edu.

SEATED BODYWORK CLINIC offered by three local healing professionals. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Upstairs in the Green Fields Market meeting room, 144 Main St., Greenfield. Sign up for a 15-minute acupressure massage, CranioSacral therapy or energy-healing session. Free. For more information, contact Janet Masucci at 863-8694, Margaret Olin at 625-8688 or Karen Traub at 367-9826.

Speakers

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM, 9 Route 183, Stockbridge. “Civil Rights Movement: Norman Rockwell’s Perspective.” 2:30 p.m. Learn about the powerful images that Rockwell created during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Curator of Education Tom Daly will share the stories behind the creation of such paintings as “The Problem We All Live With,” “Murder in Mississippi,” and “New Kids in the Neighborhood,” and Rockwell’s dedication to civil rights throughout his career. Free with museum admission; members free. Repeats Feb. 8 at 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday 22

Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. College Basketball Super Tuesday on 14 HDTVs. Two free games of pool with each pitcher of beer purchased.

IRON HORSE, 20 Center St., Northampton: 10 p.m. Latin Night. Latin Dance Night.
No cover. www.iheg.com.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Celtics vs. Cleveland at 7 p.m. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Trivia at 7 p.m. Open Beer Pong tournament with Dan starts at 9 p.m. 773-8313.

Films

MIDWINTER MOVIES, “Reel Laughs,” presented by Greenfield Business Association and Greenfield Garden Cinemas; screwball comedies featuring such stars as Cary Grant, Henry Fonda, Irene Dunne, Carole Lombard, William Powell and Rosiland Russell. 6:30 p.m. $5. Jan. 22, “The Lady Eve.” Jan. 29, “Auntie Mame.” Tickets available in advance at Greenfield Garden Cinemas or at the door. 774-4881, gardencinemas.net. Proceeds support the GBA’s Holiday Lights program.
www.facebook.com/pages/Greenfield-Business-Association.

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Clubs

BETWEEN THE UPRIGHTS, 23 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Hump Night Karaoke returns every Wednesday in the Sports Bar starting tonight at 9 p.m. with Dirty Johny. No cover.

TAYLOR’S TAVERN, 238 Main St., Greenfield. Watch 11 50-inch HDTVs. Bar/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. 413-773-8313.

Dance

LINE DANCING at the Moose Lodge, 20 School St., Greenfield. 7 p.m. Beginner to intermediate. Ring the doorbell for admittance. $5 per session. For more information, call Pat at 665-4260,
jokellogg@aol.com.

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. In the LeVanway Meeting Room. For more information, Lyons at 772-1544, ext. 5, www.greenfieldpubliclibrary.org.

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