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Arts and Culture calendar, week of July 20


Friday, July 21, 2017
Thursday, 20 Music

Greenfield Coop Concerts: 6 p.m. Jim Eagan, Jennie McAvoy, Pat & Tex LaMountain. Free. Greenfield Energy Park on Miles Street in Greenfield.

Music on the Patio: 7 p.m. Leverett Library, 75 Montague Road, Leverett. Juggler Meadow String Band. Rain or shine.

Scott Guberman Band: 8 p.m. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. Tickets $10 in advance and $15 at the door. www.hawksandreed.com

Jon McAuliffe: 7:30 p.m. Eclectic folk, folk-rock, jazz and blues. 1794 Meeting House, 26 South Main St., New Salem. Adults $10; children ages 13 to 17 $5; children ages infant to 12 are free. Tickets at Brown Paper Tickets until early the day of the concert; also at New Salem General Store and at the door.

Downtown Beats free concert: Mister G: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Grammy-winning artist Mister G performs in Kendrick Park in downtown Amherst. This is a child-friendly event. Picnic dinner, order out. Kendrick Park, East Pleasant Street, Amherst Center. 413-345-2945. ann@amherstdowntown.com

Englewinds Eco-Music Ensemble: 7:30 p.m. Award-winning woodwind quintet that commissions and performs music by living composers, specializing in music that fosters environmental awareness. $10. J. A. Skinner State Park, 10 Skinner State Park Road, Hadley. 413-586-4997. davemeuser@msn.com

Jazz in July Allstars: 7:30 p.m. Featuring Christian Sands, Steve Davis, Steve Johns, Catherine JensenHole, Jeff Holmes, Greg Caputo, Bob Ferrier, Felipe Salles, Genevieve Rose, Stephen Page, Fumi Tomita. $20 general, $15 students and seniors. Bezanson Hall UMass, 151 President’s Dr., Amherst. 413-545-3530. jazzinjuly@acad.umass.edu

Lyra Music Festival: 2:30 p.m. Family-friendly multi-media event. Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals live with video installation and instrument petting zoo. Free with paid admission to the Eric Carle Museum. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. 917-705-5089. rodo@lyramusic.org

One Long Skid-Folk/Rock: 9 p.m. 13th Floor Music Lounge, 99 Main St. in Florence. $5. 413-586-5705. www.onelongskid.com

The Request Room’s live piano karaoke: 8 p.m. Free. Thirteen Queen, 13 King St., Northampton. therequestroom@gmail.com

Summit House Sunset Concert Series: Englewinds Ensemble. $10. J.A. Skinner State Park, 10 Skinner State Park, Hadley. 413-586-4997. davemeuser@msn.com

Yellow Barn Concert: 8 p.m. Works by Caplet, Ives, Berio and Mozart. $18 general, $16 seniors, $9 students. The Big Barn, 49 Main St., Putney, Vt. 802-387-6637. info@yellowbarn.org

Theater

“Chapatti”: 7:30 p.m. Silverthorne Theater at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. The only thing preventing Dan from committing suicide is his dog Chapatti. His faithful companion cannot fill the hole in his life caused by the death of his lifelong companion. Sharp humor, despair and prickly compassion. Tickets $20 general, $18 students and seniors (ages 65 and older). Tickets at: www.evenbrite.com or www.silverthornetheater.org

“Footloose: The Musical”: 7 p.m. Ja’Duke Productions. $12 general, $1 seniors and ages 12 and younger. Greenfield High School, 21 Barr Ave., Greenfield. www.jaduke.com

“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead”: 7 p.m. Hampshire Shakespeare Company performs. $19 general, $17 students and seniors. The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant St., Amherst. hampshireshakespeare.com. carissadagenais@gmail.com

Potpourri

A Day in the Life of Our State Rep: 1 p.m. A chance for children to meet the man who represents Berkshire 2nd District in the state’s government. As part of the Dickinson Memorial Library’s 2017 Summer Library Program, “Build a Better World,” meet Rep. Paul Mark and learn what it’s like to try to build a better world through being part of the government. Free. Dickinson Memorial Library, 115 Main St., Northfield. 413-498-2455. matwood@cwmars.org

“Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan”: 7 p.m. Opera House in Bellows Falls, Vt. The 90-minute feature highlights what is considered the most remarkable exhibition of the 21st century. 603-313-0052. Tickets are $10 at the door or at: www.rampartstickets.com

Friday, 21 Dance

Contra Dance: 8 p.m. Contra dance to fiddles, bass, piano and more. Guiding Star Grange 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. No experience necessary. All dances taught and called. $5 to $10. guidingstargrange.org/events

Glitter Bomb: 7 p.m. Dance Your Pants Off, featuring DJ Funkadelic Fern and DJ Sweetfreak at 10:30 p.m. $5. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. marketing@hawksandreed.com

Amherst International Folkdancing: 7:30 p.m. Line, circle and couple dances from Balkans, Middle East, Eastern Europe. No partner needed. $3 to $10 sliding scale. Amherst Center, Kellogg Street, Amherst. 413-549-6748. www.amherstfolkdancing.org

Theater

“Chapatti”: 7:30 p.m. Silverthorne Theater at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. The only thing preventing Dan from committing suicide is his dog Chapatti. His faithful companion cannot fill the hole in his life caused by the death of his lifelong companion. Sharp humor, despair and prickly compassion. Tickets $20 general, $18 students and seniors (ages 65 and older). Tickets at: www.evenbrite.com or www.silverthornetheater.org

“Footloose: The Musical”: 7 p.m. Greenfield High School auditorium, Barr Avenue, Greenfield. Ja’Duke Center for the Performing Arts. Classic 1980s anthems. Tickets $12 adults, $10 ages 12 and younger and seniors ages 65 and older. Purchase tickets at the door or online at: www.jaduke.com

Pothole Pictures presents “Wayne’s World”: 7:30 p.m. 94 min. PG-13. At 7, the local band Small Change performs acoustic swing. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for children. Pothole Pictures, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413-231-2211.

Northfield Drive-In Theatre: 8:30 p.m. “War for the Planet of the Apes” and “Baby Driver.” Hindsdale Road in Northfield. 603-239-4054.

Music

House of Leafies Night #3: 7 p.m. You Gave Me, Lexi Weege, Scubaphone and Sodada will perform. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. www.hawksandreed.com

Orange Community Band summer concert: 7:30 p.m. Bandstand in Butterfield Park, East River Street, Orange. Concert will begin with “Star Spangled Banner,” followed by a march and overture. Band Auxiliary offers coffee, soda, popcorn, baked goods for sale. Proceeds go to band music fund and scholarship program. Area musicians wishing to join the band should attend rehearsals Wednesdays at 6:45 at the Orange Amory Senior Center.

Outdoor Concert with TJ and the Peepers: 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. The Library Trustees will provide light cookout fare. Free. Sunderland Public Library, 20 School St., Sunderland. 413-665-2642.

Shabbat Shabloom on Abundance Farm: 10 a.m. End the week with a joyful morning of music and movement, especially for ages birth to 5. $5 per family — first visit free. Abundance Farm, 253 Prospect St., Northampton. amy@abundancefarm.org

Concerts on the Common: 6:30 p.m. The Lonesome Brothers. South Deerfield Town Common in the center of town at North Main and Sugarloaf streets. Rain site is Deerfield Town Hall on Conway Street.

Summer Sundial: 5:30 to 10 p.m. The Red Apple Farm, 455 Highland Ave., Phillipston. Legends of Music series: Musical impersonator Bill Connors as Sir Elton John. New annual event with dinner: chicken and rib barbecue. Cash bar. Raffle. 978-249-3849. www.northquabbinchamber.com or www.visitnorthquabbin.com

Winterpills, Midnight Snack and Nomad vs. Settler: 5 p.m. Free. Open to the public, bring cash for vendors. Hampshire County Courthouse Lawn, 99 Main St., Northampton. 413-587-1269. nohoartscouncil@gmail.com

Jazz in July: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Student combos and vocalists perform. Bezanson Recital Hall, 151 President’s Dr. Amherst. Suggested donation is $10. 413-545-3530. jazzinjuly@acad.umass.edu

Valley Music Showcase: 8 p.m. She Said, PineDrop, Onetime Weekend, Headband, Flathead Rodeo compete for prizes from local sponsors. Celebrity judges. Special Guest: InnerAction. $6. New City Brewery, 150 Pleasant St., Easthampton. 413-203-9764.

Yellow Barn Concert: 8 p.m. Works by Nathan, Globokar, Bloch, Fauré and Montague. $25 general, $22 seniors, $12 students. The Big Barn, 49 Main St., Putney, Vt. 802-387-6637. info@yellowbarn.org

Theater

“Hamlet”: 7 p.m. Hampshire Shakespeare Company performs. $19 general, $17 students and seniors. The Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant St., Amherst. hampshireshakespeare.com

Saturday, 22 Fairs and Festivals

Yankee Doodle Day: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Fairgrounds on Route 8A in Charlemont. Oxen pulls, demolition derby at 3 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m., featuring Warner Hill with Doug Johnson and Scott Randall, and Clay Canfield, and much more. Tickets $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 12 and younger, children 4 and under free. All proceeds benefit maintenance and restoration of Charlemont Fairgrounds.

Trolleyfest: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum, 14 Depot St., Shelburne Falls. The annual celebration of the restoration of Trolley No. 10. Railroad paraphernalia tag sale new this year. Sandwiches, pie and games. Caboose rides and demonstrations. Lots to do. All-day adult pass $4; all-day youth pass $2; children under 6 are free. 413-625-6454. lmusante@hughes.net

Theater

“Chapatti”: 7:30 p.m. Silverthorne Theater at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. The only thing preventing Dan from committing suicide is his dog Chapatti. His faithful companion cannot fill the hole in his life caused by the death of his lifelong companion. Sharp humor, despair and prickly compassion. Tickets $20 general, $18 students and seniors (ages 65 and older). Tickets at: www.evenbrite.com or www.silverthornetheater.org

“Footloose: The Musical”: 7 p.m. Greenfield High School auditorium, Barr Avenue, Greenfield. Ja’Duke Center for the Performing Arts. Classic 1980s anthems. Tickets $12 adults, $10 ages 12 and younger and seniors ages 65 and older. Purchase tickets at the door or online at: www.jaduke.com

“Perception”: 7:30 p.m. Hess Theatre at Deerfield Academy campus in Deerfield. Eggtooth Productions and The Dance Co-operative present a theatrical evening of concert dance with “Fine House” by Lori Holmes Clark. Tickets $20 general, $15 students and seniors. Available at: eggtooth.org

Pothole Pictures presents “Wayne’s World”: 7:30 p.m. 94 min. PG-13. At 7, Beach Honey plays acoustic rock. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for children. Pothole Pictures, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413-231-2211.

Northfield Drive-In Theatre: 8:30 p.m. “War for the Planet of the Apes” and “Baby Driver.” Hindsdale Road in Northfield. 603-239-4054.

PITI Theater workshop: 10 a.m. to noon. Ages 8 to 12. Free. Greenfield Public Library, 402 Main St., Greenfield. 413-772-1544.

“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead”: 7 p.m. Hampshire Shakespeare Company performs. $19 general, $17 students, seniors. The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant St., Amherst. hampshireshakespeare.com

Music

Mohawk Trail Concerts: 7:30 p.m. Montreal’s Christopher Hall, clarinet and comedian. He will be joined by a string quartet of Joel Pitchon and Masako Yanagita on violins, Ronald Gorevic on viola, and Volcy Pelletier on cello. Music and comedy followed by the “Clarinet Quintet” of Brahams. Federated Church, Route 2, Charlemont. Tickets $20 online at: www.mohawktrailconcerts.org. Cash and checks only at the box office. Children under 16 are free.

Pioneer Valley Brass: 2 p.m. Free public concert at Swift River Valley Historical Society, 40 Elm St., New Salem. 978-544-6882.

The Green Sisters: 7:30 p.m. Folk, Celtic, old-time, bluegrass and more. Adults $15; children ages 13 to 17 $10; children ages infant to 12 are free. Purchase tickets at the door, at New Salem General Store or at Brown Paper Tickets. 1794 Meetinghouse, 26 South Main St., New Salem. 1794meetinghouse.org

Kringle Courtyard Concert Series: 5 p.m. Will Evans and John Waynelovich of Barefoot. Kringle Courtyard, Route 5 in Bernardston. Outdoor wine and beer bar.

Bomber — a Tribute to Motörhead, Goblet, The Immolators, Rebel Base: 8 p.m. $7. The Root Cellar, 10 Fiske Ave., Greenfield. info@rootcellarbar.com

Christopher Hall — clarinet and comedian with string quartet: 7:30 p.m. $20. Children under 16 years old. Free. Federated Church, 175 Main St. (Route 2), Charlemont. 413-625-9511. info@mohawktrailconcerts.org

Harry Potter-themed concert with Draco and the Malfoys: 5 p.m. Wizard Rock band Draco and the Malfoys join us for an evening of music and Harry Potter-themed fun. Free. Sunderland Public Library, 20 School St., Sunderland. 413-665-2642.
director@sunderlandpubliclibrary.org

Intonition: 9 p.m. Danyelle Devino MacLeod, Chris Dixon, Billy Klock, Randy Tougas performs original music from their two CDs and upcoming third release. $8 to $13. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center Ballroom, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. info@hawksandreed.com

Lyra Music Festival — Lyra Student Gala: 3 p.m. Solo and chamber repertoire performed. $15. Reserved seating with advanced ticket purchase. Earle Recital Hall/ Sage Hall, Smith College, 144 Green St., Northampton. 917-705-5089.
rodo@lyramusic.org

Marco Bolfelli and Eleanor Elektra: 8 p.m. Italian jazz guitarist and composer hailed by Jazz Times. Eleanor Elektra weaves folk, bluegrass, jazz influences. $10. The Montague Bookmill, 440 Greenfield Road. ctesongs@gmail.com

Twilight On The Tavern Lawn series: 6 p.m. Folk-rock, world beat, rock, pop, Celtic, blues and bluegrass. with The Gaslight Tinkers. Downtown Putney on the Putney Tavern lawn (bring a lawn chair or blanket) unless it rains then, Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill. 802-387-5772. visit www.twilightmusic.org

Dance

Contra dance: 8 to 11 p.m. Guiding Star Grange, 401 Chapman St., Greenfield. Ron Blechner calls. Music by Just For Kicks. All welcome. With or without partner. Beginners encouraged to come a few minutes early. Sliding scale $5 to $10. guidingstargrange.org

Dance Party: 10 p.m. Join DJ Miami Hypez at Platform Sports Grill and Bar, 125A Pleasant St., Northampton.

Nataraj Dancers in Devotion Dance Concert: 7 p.m. Evening of classical Indian dance. Workshop follows. Reservations required. Prakasa Yoga in Goshen. 413-268-7151 or prakasayoga@gmail.com for directions and information.

Potpourri

Charlemont Federated Church annual chicken barbecue dinner: 6:45 p.m. Route 2 in Charlemont, before Mohawk Trail Concerts. Grilled chicken, Greek pasta salad, green salad, baked beans, bread and homemade pie. $13 adults (two for $25); $6 children under age 12. Walk-ins welcome. Reservations call 413-339-4294.

“Heaven on Earth: The Story of the Northfield Summer Conferences”: 10 a.m. A lecture by Peter H. Weis, Northfield Mount Hermon School archivist. Hibbard Hall, Moody Center, 36 Winchester Road, Northfield. Open to the public.

“How I Became A Pirate”: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PaintBox Theatre’s Pirate Day. Performances throughout the day. Special programs, including a hunt around Easthampton and pirate workshops, as well as a pirate picnic. Williston Theatre, 18 Payson Ave. in Easthampton.

“A Perfect Spot of Tea”: 2:30 p.m. A centuries-old tradition of afternoon tea continues at the museum with musical guest Honest Harmony. $12. Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum, 130 River Dr., Hadley. 413-586-7870. pphmuseumassistant@gmail.com

Literary Arts

KoFest Story Slam & Party: 8 p.m. First-person stories on season theme. Holden Theater, Amherst College, 200 South Pleasant St., Amherst. $10 EBT/SNAP, $15 general. 413-542-3750. kofest.com

Sunday, 23 Music

The Old Deerfield Sunday Afternoon Concert Series: 3 p.m. Memorial Hall Museum, 8 Memorial St., Deerfield. In the Music Room, featured performers will be Piper Pichette on and Ashton Luteneger on guitar . The theme of their concert is “Turns of the Centuries.” Admission is $10 general; $5 students and seniors. 413-774-3768. www.deerfield-ma.org

Tret Fure: 6 p.m. Sunday Concert in the Energy Park, Miles St., Greenfield.

FlavaEvolution: 5 p.m. Local, unique jazz with three horns and bass. Sound crosses a chamber string ensemble with modern jazz and 1970s soul. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. marketing@hawksandreed.com

Dance

Danse Café presents “Festibal”: 2:30 p.m. (instruction); 3:30 p.m. (dance); event 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Circles, lines, couples dances. No partner necessary. Instruction and dance. Live music. Hors d’oeuvres potluck, cash bar. Free-will donation. Polish American Citizens Club, 46 South Main St., South Deerfield. 413-548-9330, 978-544-5131.

Theater

“Footloose: The Musical”: 2 p.m. Greenfield High School auditorium, Barr Avenue, Greenfield. Ja’Duke Center for the Performing Arts. Classic 1980s anthems. Tickets $12 adults, $10 ages 12 and younger and seniors ages 65 and older. Purchase tickets at the door or online at: www.jaduke.com

Northfield Drive-In Theatre: 8:30 p.m. “War for the Planet of the Apes” and “Baby Driver.” Hindsdale Road in Northfield. 603-239-4054.

“Hamlet”: 7 p.m. Hampshire Shakespeare Company performs. $19 general, $17 students and seniors. The Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant St., Amherst. hampshireshakespeare.com

KoFest: Mettawee River Theatre “Before The Sun & Moon”: 8 p.m. All ages. Observatory Lawn, Amherst College, 76 Snell St., Amherst. $9 general, $7 under 12. kofest.com

How I Became a Pirate: 10:30 a.m. An adaptation of the hilarious picture book. Jeremy dreams of becoming a pirate, so he joins a pirate crew and learns their ways. $10. Groups of 12-plus are $7 per ticket. Kids under 2 free. Williston Theatre, 18 Payson Ave., Easthampton. 413-341-0320. paintboxtheatre@gmail.com

Potpourri

Buckland Historical Society’s Open Houses: 2 to 4 p.m. The museum, a former school house that now houses three floors of artifacts and town records, 20 Upper St., Buckland; and the Wilder Homestead, a furnished 1775 saltbox with five fireplaces, a 1779 English barn with antique barn loom and a shoemaker shop, 129 Route 112, Buckland.

Art

Artists in the Gallery: 2 to 4 p.m. Artists exhibiting at Salmon Falls Gallery have a chance to share more about their art making process. Holyoke artist Mary Teichman will be there. Her gallery talk includes slides and sample prints. 413-625-9833. salmonfallsgallery.com

Monday, 24 Theater

“Perception”: 7:30 p.m. Hess Theatre at Deerfield Academy campus in Deerfield. Eggtooth Productions and The Dance Co-operative present a theatrical evening of concert dance with “Fine House” by Lori Holmes Clark. Tickets $20 general, $15 students and seniors. Available at: eggtooth.org

Literary Arts

A Celebration of Henry David Thoreau: 6 p.m. Celebrate the 200th year of Henry David Thoreau at the Greenfield Public Library, 402 Main St., Greenfield. Free. 413-772-1544.
lprolman@greenfield-ma.gov

Music

Montague Community Band Summer Concert: 7 p.m. Open to the public. Free. Bring something to sit on. Peskeomskut Park, Avenue A, Turners Falls. 413-522-4120. montaguecommunityband@gmail.com

South Deerfield Monday Night Music: 7 p.m. On the lawn of Tilton Library, 75 North Main St., South Deerfield. Features local favorites. Solos and bands. Bring a chair and a friend. Inside in case of rain. 413-665-4683. jcavacco@cwmars.org

Tuesday, 25 Literary Arts

Body Intelligence: 6:30 p.m. Dr. Joe Cardillo presents info from his most recent book, Body Intelligence, about simple physical practices that can help us feel the way that we want to feel. Books will be available for purchase and autographing. (Part of the 2017 Summer Library Program: “Build a Better World.” Free. Dickinson Memorial Library, 115 Main St., Northfield. 413-498-2455.
matwood@cwmars.org

Music

Greenfield Military Band Concert: 7 p.m. Free. Greenfield Energy Park, Miles Street, Greenfield. 978-249-8296.
abbonbenjamin@gmail.com

Wheelhouse Night Market: 8 p.m. DJ provides music. Vendors. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield.

Wednesday, 26 Music

Shelburne Falls Military Band: 7 p.m. Pops Night. Free. Will sell desserts. Band Shell on the grounds of Buckland-Shelburne Elementary School, 75 Mechanic St., Shelburne Falls.

TNT Productions karaoke: 9 p.m. Hawks & Reeds Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield.

Watermelon Wednesdays: 4 p.m. Seamus Egan Project. West Whately Chapel, Conway Road, Whately.
www.watermelonwednesdays.com

The Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum concludes its 2017 Wednesday Folk Traditions concert series: 6:30 p.m. Layaali Arabic Music Ensemble, a multinational group performing the traditional and popular music of the Arab world. Picnickers welcome at 5 p.m. Admission is $12 adults, $2 children 16 and younger. The museum and grounds are a smoke-free. 413-584-4699. www.pphmuseum.org

Theater

How I Became a Pirate: 10:30 a.m. Adaptation of the hilarious picture book. Jeremy Jacobs dreams of becoming a pirate, so he joins a pirate crew and learns their ways. $10. Groups 12-plus are $7 per ticket, kids under 2 are free. Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls.
413-341-0320.