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Rebecca Tuthill, left, with her grandmother, Jacqueline Tuthill, stand beside photos included in their show at the Northampton Senior Center April 7. "Lilywhite" by Rebecca is shown left. "Beauty Within" by Jacqueline is shown right.

Art People: Jacqueline Tuthill and Rebecca Tuthill | photographers

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Jacqueline Tuthill and her granddaughter Rebecca Tuthill share an appreciation for the fragile, fleeting images they find in the natural world. “I think I was inspired by her to go out and look for things that are beautiful,” said Rebecca, a 14-year-old student at Amherst Regional Middle School. Jacqueline, 75, has done that for a long time. “My parents gave … 0

First Person Sharing seasons, finding community at Brookfield Farm

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Like many Americans, I have a complicated relationship with food. I sometimes live to eat, rather than eat to live. But one thing is for sure: I know exactly where my food comes from, how it’s grown and who provides it. That’s because I’m a member of Brookfield Farm in Amherst, an organic … 0

Blaise’s Bad Movie Guide: ‘Kill and Kill Again’

Thursday, April 10, 2014

A couple of disclaimers up front. First, “Kill and Kill Again” is a kung fu movie, but it’s not your typical ’70s export out of Japan. If it were, a synopsis would consist of “You killed my brother/sister/father/mother/son/daughter ...” Kick. Punch. Chop. Repeat. No, this movie comes from the karate capital of the … 0

Kathleen Mellen’s Best Bets: ‘Waste Not, Want Not Art Walk,’ Saturday in Easthampton; Hooked Rug art at Historic Northampton

Thursday, April 10, 2014

‘Waste Not, Want Not Art Walk’ Easthampton’s Art Walk celebrates spring on April 12 with exhibits and green-themed activities. In a collaboration between the town’s artists and gardeners from Easthampton Community Garden, the evening includes, for instance, making seed bombs with gardeners at Nash Gallery, 40 Cottage St., … 0

Suzanne Wilson’s best bets: B.Z. Reily exhibit at Hope & Feathers; Odyssey Bookshop’s Crime Club

Thursday, April 10, 2014

‘FULL CIRCLE’ Besides teaching art for years in local schools, B.Z. Reily has had a long career as an artist who turns found objects into wall sculptures and prints. “I’ve always been intrigued by objects of our past and ... human things eroded by time and weather,” she … 0

Steve Pfarrer’s Best Bets

Thursday, April 10, 2014

KEN BURNS RETURNS TO THE CIVIL WAR I love Ken Burns’ epic documentary on the American Civil War, though I only got around to seeing the whole thing some months ago when I borrowed it from Forbes Library. On Tuesday at 9 p.m., Burns revisits a segment of … 0

Ken Maiuri’s Tuned In

Thursday, April 10, 2014

What’s a bridge without a troll? Or 10? Now that the Turners Falls-Gill Bridge has finally been renovated and reopened, RiverCulture, a partnership of arts and business leaders in Turners Falls, is celebrating with a colorful multimedia event: … 0

Headliners: Carolina Chocolate Drops; Novi Cantori

Thursday, April 10, 2014

String-band revival Suspecting that the history of black music in the United States might be far richer than anyone previously presumed, the Carolina Chocolate Drops have been working diligently for nearly a decade to prove their case. Originating … 0

Movie Listings

Thursday, March 27, 2014

AMHERST CINEMA 28 Amity St., Amherst 253-2547 amherstcinema.org The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) Le Week-End (R) The Lunchbox (PG) The Unknown Known (PG-13) CINEMARK AT HAMPSHIRE MALL 267 Russell St., Hadley 800-326-3264, ext. 1118 cinemark.com Captain America: Winter … 0

Movie Capsules

Thursday, April 3, 2014

BAD WORDS: Guy Trilby (Jason Bateman, who also directed), a man who sets out to exact revenge for a childhood spelling-bee loss, finds a loophole in the rules, and decides to enter, and win, as an adult. Also … 0

Book Bag

Thursday, April 10, 2014

THE MILITARY ART OF J. THOMAS LEAMON: DRAWINGS, PAINTINGS AND MORE IN THE WAKE OF TWO WORLD WARS By James S. Leamon www.jamesleamon.com/tomsart Whately artist and writer Thomas Leamon had a long and varied career in which he … 0

Valley Readings

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley: A.P.E. GALLERY: Dance artist Andrea Olsen reads from her new book, “Place of Dance,” Saturday, 5:30 p.m., 126 Main St., Northampton. 586-5553 ∎ Poetry Month celebration with poets from six Valley … 0

Your Time: Love Your Family Dinner, Northampton

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Jackson Street School families came together on the night of April 4 for the second annual Love Your Family Dinner. The air was filled with the aromas of food, lots of conversation, and with the cheers and laughter … 0