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COURTESY OF THE ROBERT FLOYD PHOTO GALLERY Madeline Catania's "Marconi Beach"
Ha ha ha!
The Northampton High School improvisation groups Funktionlust and The Unusuals and the Ha-Ha Sisterhood improv troupe will perform together Friday at 7 p.m. in the Northampton High School’s Black Box Theater.
The Ha-Ha’s will perform their newest long-form improv piece, “Book Club: Where Literature Meets Laughter.” Tickets cost $5 at the door.
The Carle honored
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst has received the 2013 Commonwealth Award for Creative Learning from the The Massachusetts Cultural Council. The honor, one of nine awarded, recognizes “an individual, school or cultural organization that has demonstrated the importance of creativity and innovation to student achievement and success,” according to information provided by The Carle.
The museum, currently celebrating its 10th anniversary, will receive the award on Feb. 19 during a ceremony at the Massachusetts State House. The 1 p.m. ceremony is free and open to the public. To register to attend, visit www.massculturalcouncil.org.
Exhibit held over
“14 Gallery Exhibitors: New Artworks” has been extended through Feb. 16 at the Robert Floyd Photo Gallery and Learning Center. There will be a gallery talk by Floyd Sunday at 3 p.m. The gallery is located at 2 East St., Southampton. For information, call 529-2635 or send an email to email@example.com.