Arts & Culture Calendar: Feb. 28 to March 6, 2019

Published: 2/27/2019 7:07:47 PM
Thursday, 28 Dance

Scottish Country Dance Class: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Invigorating Scottish social dancing requiring only pep and soft soled shoes. Instruction 7 to 8:30, then tea, followed by social dancing until 9:30. $6 to $8. Florence Civic Center, 90 Park St., Florence. 413-527-3407.

Literary Arts

“National Book Awards on Campus: A Conversation with 2018 Fiction Finalists Jamel Brinkley and Brandon Hobson”: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Hosted in partnership with the National Book Foundation, this conversation will be moderated by Rebecca Carroll and followed by Q&A and book signing. Free. Amherst College’s Johnson Chapel, 220 South Pleasant St., Amherst. channa@amherst.edu.

Author Appearance by Jonathan Dee: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium, 170 Chestnut St., Amherst. 413-259-3223. ryanj@joneslibrary.org.

Sonia Nieto and Alicia Lopez on “Teaching, a Life’s Work: A Mother-Daughter Dialogue”: 7 to 8 p.m. A mother and daughter write about the trajectories, vision and values that brought them to teaching. Free. Odyssey Bookshop, 9 College St., South Hadley. 413-534-7307. web@odysseybks.com.

Music

Bluegrass Jam: 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Upbeat weekly jam welcomes all pickers and music lovers, too. Free. The O’s, 330 Amherst Road, Sunderland. 413-527-4157. st1ss344ebs@charter.net.

Luke Baillargeon: 6 to 8 p.m. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. 413-532-1800. info@logcabin-delaney.com.

Covers for a Cause Presents: Tom Waits Tribute: 7:30 p.m. Help raise money for a new library. Music by The Frost Heaves and Hales, Chris Scanlon, Emily Bourque, Tim Dolan, Steve Koziol and more. $5 to $50 suggested donation. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. hawksandreed.com.

Benefit Concert for The United Arc: 8 p.m. With Scott Kuzmeskus, Danny Hescock, Don LaCoy, Heath Lewis, Terry McKeon, Shawn Garland and the Falltown String Band. Donations requested. The Rendezvous, 78 3rd St., Turners Falls.

Music in the Morning: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Five-week children’s music series. Live interactive music by musician/educator Marcy Gregoire with Hilary Lake. Puppets, costumes, instruments and more. $5 per child ages 1 and up; adults and infants free. $20 for all five weeks. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center Ballroom, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. hawksandreed.com.

38th Annual UMass Jazz Showcase: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Featuring Jazz Ensemble I, Chapel Jazz, Jazz Lab & Vocal Jazz Ensembles, plus combos. $5 to $10; free for UMass students. Bowker Auditorium, 80 Campus Center Way, Amherst. 413-545-2511. mlonghi@umass.edu.

Theater

“The Moors” by Jen Silverman: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Two sisters live out their lives on the bleak English moors, dreaming of love. The arrival of a hapless governess sets all three on a strange path. $5 to $10. Mendenhall Center for the Performing Arts, 122 Green St., Northampton. 413-585-3220. artsinfo@smith.edu.

“A Dream Play”: 7:30 p.m. With humor and tenderness, Caryl Churchill delivers a beautifully crafted modern revision to challenge audiences in much the same way August Strindberg had initially intended in 1901. $6 to $10. Redfern Arts Center’s Main Theatre, 90 Wyman Way, Keene, N.H. 603-358-2168.

Potpourri

Workshop for Young Sound Artists and Podcasters: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. For teen sound enthusiasts of all levels. Equipment provided, but feel free to bring a tablet if you have one. Sign up required. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1010. sjohnson@forbeslibrary.org.

Friday, 1 Dance

Amherst International Folk Dancing: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Line, circle and couple dances from the Balkans, Middle East and Eastern Europe. No partner needed. See amherstfolkdancing.org for location. $3 to $10. Various Amherst locations. 413-549-6748. eva@amherstfolkdancing.org.

Le Phreak with DJ Tambo and Friends: 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Classic disco, house, funk, dancehall, reggaeton, afrobeats and more. $3. Kaiju, 30 Boltwood Walk, Amherst. bricoleur@gmail.com.

“Dance Training Beyond Academia”: 4:30 to 6 p.m. A panel discussion with teachers and representatives from dance festivals, schools and performance venues regarding dance training beyond academia. Free. Crew House, 25 College Lane, Northampton. 413-585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu.

Literary Arts

Jennifer Egan Reading: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Egan will give a reading and speak with literary magazine editor Jennifer Acker. Followed by a Q&A and book signing. Free. Amherst College’s Johnson Chapel, 220 South Pleasant St., Amherst. channa@amherst.edu.

Music

CO2: 7 to 11 p.m. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. 413-532-1800. info@logcabin-delaney.com.

First Friday Concert: 7:30 to 10 p.m. See duo Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen. $10 to $20. Pioneer Valley Cohousing, 120 Pulpit Hill Road, North Amherst.

Karrin Allyson and Miro Sprague: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Miro Sprague, pianist, and Karrin Allyson, five-time Grammy nominee for best jazz vocalist. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. All Souls Universal Unitarian Church, 399 Main St., Greenfield. 413-773-5018. administrator@uugreenfield.org.

Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra — Rhythms of Central and South America: 8 to 9:30 p.m. Featuring the Harp Concerto by Alberto Ginastera and Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story.” Netta Hadari conducts. Free. Mount Holyoke College’s Abbey Chapel, 50 College St., South Hadley. 413-538-2306. cwrobles@mtholyoke.edu.

Music Under The Grow Lights: Julie Cira & The Wake: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Mill 180 Park, 180 Pleasant St., Easthampton. 413-977-1538. art@susannawhite.com.

Battle Trance & Tigue: 8 p.m. New Amsterdam Records presents a double bill of all-saxophone ensemble Battle Trance and percussionists Tigue. $10 to $35. Bowker Auditorium (in Stockbridge Hall), 100 Holdsworth Way, Amherst. 413-545-2511. facbox@umass.edu.

Old School First Fridays: 7 to 11 p.m. Old school dance party mix: funkadelic, Michael Jackson and more. Bring a dish to share. Free. The Tap Room, 1 Mill Valley Road, Suite C, Hadley. 413-218-1353. visualconcepts123@gmail.com.

Rhythm Incorporated with DJ I-ganic & No Lens: 8 p.m. A Wailers pre-party. Get in the reggae spirit. Free admission with Wailers ticket. $10 in advance; $13 day of show. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. hawksandreed.com.

Fair Trade Trio: 8 p.m. New York City-based string trio performs works of living female composers, including Cheryl Frances-Hoad’s “The Ogre Lover.” Free. Sweeney Concert Hall, 144 Green St., Northampton. 413-585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu.

Scott Sasanecki Jazz Trio: 7 to 10 p.m. Free. Northampton Brewery, 11 Brewster Court, Northampton. 413-584-9903.

Seven Mile Line: 7:30 p.m. Local bluegrass band plays music ranging from traditional to contemporary. $8 in advance; $13 day of show. The Perch at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. hawksandreed.com.

Social Medication, The Big Empty and Sweet Pond: 8 to 11 p.m. $8 in advance; $10 day of show. The Stone Church, 210 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt. 802-579-9960.

Theater

“The Lion in Winter”: 7 to 9:30 p.m. This drama is about the most powerful and fascinating family of the 12th century: Henry II of England and his combative wife and children. $12. Ashfield Town Hall, 413 Main St., Ashfield. 413-625-9413. shelburnejackieb@gmail.com.

“The Moors” by Jen Silverman: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

“A Dream Play”: 7:30 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

“Stage Door”: A Four Rivers Drama Production: 7 to 9 p.m. “Stage Door” is a play about young actresses in 1930s New York, celebrating the American Dream and the persistence of struggling artists. $10 at the door, $8 in advance at Four Rivers and World Eye Bookshop. The Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls. 413-775-4577. lplath@fourriverscharter.org.

Festivals & Fairs

Sixth Annual Back Porch Festival: 6 p.m. $10 to $30. Visit signaturesoundspresents.com for a full schedule of events and venues in Northampton and Holyoke.

Potpourri

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Potluck: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. A potluck full of good food, pictures and storytelling in celebration of Peace Corps Week. Open to all. Free. Antioch University New England, 40 Avon St., Keene, N.H. 603-440-1925. scox3@antioch.edu.

All Local Winter Dinner: 6 p.m. Food prepared by Justin Mosher. Speakers include Mosher, Atlas Farm Owner Gideon Porth, Annie Winkler from Real Pickles, Annie Myers from Myers Produce and Tyler Sage from Sage Farm. $55. Blue Heron Restaurant, 112 North Main St., Sunderland. 413-665-2102. info@blueherondining.com.

Saturday, 2 Dance

Dance Spree: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Freestyle boogie. Try it for 30 minutes free. $5 to $10; free for children under 10. The Episcopal Church of St. James & Andrew, 71 Federal St., Greenfield. 413-658-7011. jasper@dancespree.org.

“HUT”: 8 to 10 p.m. Three artists, three genres, three short sets. $10. STUDIO4, 25 Main St., fourth floor, Northampton. 413-695-1799. jenscdt@gmail.com.

The Equalites Reggae Dance Party: 9 p.m. to midnight. Free. Deja Brew Café & Pub, 57 Lockes Village Road, Wendell.

Monadnock Tri-State Dance Club: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Live music by Back in Time. Refreshments served. $8 to $10. ELMM Community Center, 21 Durkee St., Winchester, N.H. 603-357-0794.

Literary Arts

A Conversation with Science Writers Elizabeth Kolbert and Charles C. Mann: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Hosted by The Atlantic editor Cullen Murphy. Ends with a Q&A and book signing. Free. Amherst College’s Johnson Chapel, 220 South Pleasant St., Amherst. channa@amherst.edu.

Special Storytime with Lesléa Newman: 2 p.m. Join Newman as she reads from “Gittel’s Journey,” a heart-wrenching and heartwarming tale of a young girl’s voyage to America. $6 to $22.50 museum admission. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. 413-559-6300. workstudy@carlemuseum.org.

“100 Substantive Solutions to Reverse Climate Change”: 3 to 4 p.m. Kent Hicks discusses Paul Hawken’s book “Drawdown,” where scientists and researchers identify and model solutions to sequester carbon from the atmosphere. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-296-0123. sarah@kenthicksconstruction.com.

Song & Story Swap with Debra Cowan: 7 p.m. $5 to $10 suggested donation. The Nacul Center, 592 Main St., Amherst.

Music

AEIOUkes: 10 a.m. to noon. A community ukulele club meets to sing together and practice playing. New members of all levels and listeners welcome. Preceded by a beginner ukulele lesson from 9 to 10. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1012. reference@forbeslibrary.org.

Balkan Brass Barn Takeover: 6 to 10:30 p.m. Iraqi-Jewish street food and Balkan Brass come together in a quintessentially New England barn. $8 in advance; $10 at the door; free for children under 12. Valley View Farm, 16 Walpole Road, Haydenville. 413-687-5584. edo@laudable.productions.

“The Big Broadcast”: 2 to 4 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. A recreation of a live 1940s radio show. With guest emcee Brian Lapis and fiddler Zoë Darrow. $10 to $25. Chapin Auditorium, 50 College St., South Hadley. 413-545-2511. mgionfri@mtholyoke.edu.

Pete Seeger Sing-Along: 7 p.m. Friends of Seeger including Charlie King, Lorre Wyatt, Sarah Pirtle and Ben Tousley offer a joyful concert for all ages. Free. Ashfield Congregational Church, 429 Main St., Ashfield.

Electrio, Lush Honey and DishSoap: 8:30 p.m. Electrio: alternative/progressive/jazz fusion. DishSoap: rock, reggae, R&B, funk. Lush Honey: progressive funk. $5 in advance; $10 day of show. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. hawksandreed.com.

The Healys: 7 to 11 p.m. Free. The Mick, 3 Country Club Road, Holyoke. 413-532-1800. info@logcabin-delaney.com.

The Mardi Gras Get Down with Bayou X and Zydeco Connection: 7:30 p.m. Celebrate with the Pioneer Valley’s own Cajun and Zydeco bands and New Orleans-inspired food and drinks. $14 in advance; $18 day of show. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. hawksandreed.com.

Reliant Tom and John Trudeau: 8 to 11 p.m. Reliant Tom pairs music with unique talents of sound design, wearable technology, modern dance and non-genre specific songwriting. $10. The Root Cellar, 10 Fiske Ave., Greenfield. rootcellar.paul@gmail.com.

Tom Knight Puppet Show: 11 a.m. to noon. Knight performs original songs and skits. $8 to $10. Northampton Community Music Center, 139 South St., Northampton. 413-585-0001. sam@ncmc.net.

James McMurtry: 8 p.m. Americana singer, songwriter and guitarist. $25 in advance; $30 day of show. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke.

The Terryriffics: 7 p.m. Performing jazz, rock, blues, pop and country. Complimentary coffee. $8 suggested donation. First Universalist Church of Orange, 31 North Main St., Orange.

Theater

“The Lion in Winter”: 7 to 9:30 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

“The Moors” by Jen Silverman: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

“Stage Door”: A Four Rivers Drama Production: 7 to 9 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

“A Dream Play”: 2 p.m. See Thursday’s listing.

“Moving Water” — Three Saturday Exploratory Workshops: Noon to 3 p.m. A collaborative exploration of water in word, movement, sound and text. Dress for movement and bring a vessel to hold water. $20. Eastworks’ Serious Play Studio, Unit 233, 116 Pleasant St., Easthampton. 413-588-7439. seriousplaytheatre@gmail.com.

Comedy

“The Understudies: An Improvised Musical”: 7 p.m. Four improvisers create an entire musical from scratch. Followed by a showcase and improv jam. $10. Happier Valley Comedy, 1 Mill Valley Road, Hadley. info@happiervalley.com.

Art

40th Annual Artspace Pottery Seconds and More Sale: 5 to 8 p.m. $2. Greenfield Community College, College Drive, Greenfield.

Festivals & Fairs

Sixth Annual Back Porch Festival: 7 p.m. See Friday’s listing.

Maple Days: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. See the entire maple sugaring process and learn how maple sugar was used in early New England. $14 to $28; free for children ages 3 and under. Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge. osv.org.

Potpourri

Family Climbing Day: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Families are invited to try rock climbing and reach new heights! Save on rental gear, pizza and ice cream. $10 to $18. Central Rock Gym Hadley, 165 Russell St., Hadley. 413-584-7625. chandra@centralrockgym.com.

Saturday Parents Group: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free child care. Free. The Village Closet, 2 Main St., Cummington. 413-650-3640. info@hilltownvillage.org.

NECCA’s Annual Circus Spectacular: 7:30 p.m. $15 to $50. Latchis Theatre, 50 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt. 802-254-9780. necenterforcircusarts.org.

“Racism in the Prison Experience”: 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Lois Ahrens, who founded The Real Cost of Prisons Project, will focus on the criminal legal system in Massachusetts and how it manifests racism. Free. First Congregational Church, 43 Silver St., Greenfield. email@racialjusticerising.org.

Sunday, 3 Dance

SCDT Guest Artist Series: 4 to 6 p.m. The Davis Sisters & Ruby Rose Fox. $10 to $12. School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, 25 Main St., Northampton. 413-570-4491. jenscdt@gmail.com.

Sunday Tango Practica Lab: 4 to 6:30 p.m. Argentine tango practica. Every Sunday. All skill levels welcome. $3 to $7. Northampton Community Arts Trust, 33 Hawley St., Northampton. 413-549-3722. wow@henrylappen.com.

Literary Arts

Reading by Susan Cocalis and Don Horton: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Free. Seelye Hall Room 106, Seelye Drive, Northampton. 413-584-7080. caroledelstein@galleryofreaders.org.

Music

Banish Misfortune, Traditional Irish Music: 3 to 6 p.m. Traditional Irish hornpipes, reels, jigs, waltzes, polkas, airs, songs and craic. Free. Northampton Brewery, 11 Brewster Court, Northampton. 413-586-4997. davemeuser@msn.com.

Concerts on The Canal: Bach and Friends: 3 p.m. Free. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke.

Hiss Golden Messenger Solo with Erin Rae: 8 p.m. Folk musician. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. Gateway City Arts, 92 Race St., Holyoke.

Sacred & Secular Music of Salamone Rossi: 3 to 4 p.m. A concert bringing a selection of Rossi’s choral works, joined by many of the instruments that would have originally accompanied them. $10 suggested donation. Jewish Community of Amherst, 742 Main St., Amherst. 413-687-7479. MakhelaWMA@gmail.com.

Parlor Session with The Jacob Jolliff Band: 3 p.m. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. The Parlor Room, 32 Masonic St., Northampton.

The Wailers: 8 p.m. Steered by bassist and founder Aston Barrett, and joined by original guitarist Donald Kinsey, The Wailers continue to create musical history. $30 in advance; $35 day of show. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. hawksandreed.com.

Thomas Pousont, Organ: 3 p.m. Program includes compositions by Bach, Mendelssohn and more. $10 to $20 suggested donation. The First Church of Deerfield, 71 Old Main St., Deerfield. 413-774-2657.

Art

40th Annual Artspace Pottery Seconds and More Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. See Saturday’s listing.

Film

“GI Jews” Screening with Director Q&A: 2 to 3:30 p.m. This film brings to life the little-known story of Jews in World War II — as active participants in the fight against Hitler, bigotry and intolerance. $4 to $8. Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., Amherst. 413-256-4900. programs@yiddishbookcenter.org.

Festivals & Fairs

Sixth Annual Back Porch Festival: 9 a.m. See Friday’s listing.

Maple Days: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Saturday’s listing.

Potpourri

NECCA’s Annual Circus Spectacular: 1 p.m. See Saturday’s listing.

Monday, 4 Dance

English Country Dancing: 7 to 9:30 p.m. No partner needed. Bring soft-soled shoes. Live music. $8 to $10. Munson Library, 1046 Southeast St., South Amherst. robinhayden.o@gmail.com. amherstecd.org.

Literary Arts

Paradise City Readers: 7 to 8:30 p.m. This month’s book is “Arcadia” by Lauren Groff. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-727-8237. reference@forbeslibrary.org.

Reading “Titus Andronicus”: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Free. The Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant St., Amherst. 413-577-3600.

Music

UMass Faculty Concert: Jonathan Hulting-Cohen and Nadine Shank: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Hulting-Cohen, saxophone, and Shank, piano. Free. Bezanson Recital Hall, 151 Presidents Drive, Amherst. 413-577-2154. mlonghi@umass.edu.

Potpourri

Moms with Mugs Parents’ Group: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Drop-in group for mothers. Free child care provided. Every Monday. Free. St. John’s Corner House, 469 Main St., Ashfield. 413-650-3640. info@hilltownvillage.org.

Soup and Games Night: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Free soup and bread, but donations benefit Voices From Inside. Hope & Olive, 44 Hope St., Greenfield.

Tuesday, 5 Literary Arts

Layli Long Soldier Poetry Reading: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Layli Long Soldier is an Oglala Lakota poet, writer and artist, currently working as an adjunct professor at Diné College. Free. Weinstein Auditorium, 5 Chapin Drive, Northampton. 413-585-4891. jblackbu@smith.edu.

Talk & Book Signing: “Vision and Meaning in My Art” by Nell Painter: 6:30 p.m. Painter, artist and former historian, delivers a lecture and accompanying book signing. Free. Carroll Room in Smith College’s Campus Center, 100 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2760. scmagen@smith.edu.

Music

Irish Music Night in the Wheelhouse: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. A night of traditional Irish music every first Tuesday. (Not an open session for performers.) Free. The Wheelhouse at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. hawksandreed.com.

Northampton Jazz Workshop: 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Vocalist Samirah Evans and trumpeter Don Anderson will be the guest soloists with the Green Street Trio, followed by an open jazz jam session. $5. City Sports Grille, 525 Pleasant St., Northampton. paulphiliparslanian@gmail.com.

Potpourri

Caregiver and Baby Yoga: 11 a.m. to noon. Free. Sunflower Yoga and Mindfulness, 2 Main St., Cummington. 413-650-3640. info@hilltownvillage.org.

Wednesday, 6

Dance

Salsa Wednesdays with McCoy and DJ Roger Jr.: 8 p.m. Dance instruction from 8 to 9, followed by Latin dance night. $3 cover; $10 dance lesson and cover. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. hawksandreed.com.

Creacion Latin Big Band: 7 p.m. Twenty-piece big band with Frances Rahaim plays salsa, cha cha, boogaloo, merengue, cumbia, son and bolero. Open dance floor. Every first and third Wednesday. Free. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, fourth floor, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150.

African Drum and Dance Class: Matt Dean will teach a drum class from 6 to 7 p.m. and Ashley Jones will teach a dance class from 7 to 8:30 p.m. $10 for the drum class; $15 for the dance class. All experience levels are welcome. Bring a water bottle. 118 Elliot St., Brattleboro, Vt.

Literary Arts

Gabrielle Hartley: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Hartley presents her helpful, hopeful book, “Better Apart,” which helps couples navigate divorce as a positive, enriching step forward. Free. Broadside Bookshop, 247 Main St., Northampton. 413-586-4235. roxie@broadsidebooks.com.

Mid-Winter Creative Writing Workshops: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Beginners and seasoned writers welcome. $25 to $45 weekly. Main Street Writers, 664 Main St., Suite 60, Amherst. 413-221-4652. mainstreetwriters@gmail.com.

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Discussion: 7 to 8 p.m. This month’s book discussion will be about “Mort(e)” by Robert Repino. Free. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1012. reference@forbeslibrary.org.

Music

Faculty Composers Recital: 7:30 p.m. Works by six Keene State College faculty composers, including Heather Gilligan, José Lezcano, Ted Mann, Timothy Rogers, Christopher Swist and Craig Sylvern. $5 to $10. Redfern Arts Center’s Alumni Recital Hall, 90 Wyman Way, Keene, N.H. 603-358-2168. boxoffice@keene.edu.

Kodo One Earth Tour: 7:30 p.m. Kodo, the world’s foremost taiko drumming company, presents “Evolution,” a cutting-edge production displaying raw athleticism. $10 to $40. Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, 151 Presidents Drive, Amherst. 413-545-2511. facbox@umass.edu.

Open Mic at The Harp: 7 to 10 p.m. Free. The Harp Irish Pub, 163 Sunderland Road, North Amherst. dalereynolds@live.com.

Wheelhouse Karaoke: 8 p.m. Free. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. hawksandreed.com.

Rob Noyes and Alexander: 8 to 11 p.m. Two of the most exciting acoustic guitarists in the American primitive scene. $10. The Root Cellar, 10 Fiske Ave., Greenfield. rootcellar.paul@gmail.com.

Theater

“SUGA” Open Rehearsals: 7 p.m. $15. Double Edge Theatre, 948 Conway Road, Ashfield. 413-628-0277. doubleedgetheatre.org.

Art

Northampton Center for the Arts Drawing Group: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each Wednesday with live models. Chairs, tables and easels provided. $15 per session or $40 to $50 per month. Northampton Center for the Arts, 33 Hawley St., Northampton. 413-336-8937. cmurph.com@gmail.com.

Potpourri

Snowshoeing for Seniors: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guided snowshoeing outing for seniors ages 60 and up. Beginners welcome. Equipment provided or bring your own. Advance registration is required. Free. Free. DAR State Forest, 78 Cape St., Goshen. 413-584-2052. info@alloutadventures.org.


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