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JERREY ROBERTS
A Pomegranate Peach Martini at Eastside Grill in Northampton

Tim Driscoll’s Barhopping: The best laid plans ...

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The plan was to meet my friend Amy for dinner at the Blue Heron Restaurant in Sunderland at 5 p.m. But first I had to meet up at 3 with Larry Costello in Northampton. (We were having photos taken for a St. Patrick’s Day event; Larry was Northampton’s parade marshal in this year’s Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade.) I had planned … 0

Valley Readings

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The following author appearances, readings and book events are planned for the coming week in the Valley: A.P.E. Gallery: Poetry Month Celebration — Poets from six Valley presses read from their work Friday, 4:30-8 p.m., at the gallery, 126 Main St., Northampton. Luke Bloomfield, Corwin Ericson, Lizzie Lee Lenson, Margaret Lloyd, Roz Driscoll, Henry Lyman, others. 586-5553 BROADSIDE BOOKSHOP: Suzanne Strempek Shea reads … 0

Book Bag

Thursday, April 17, 2014

THE BOOK OF JONAH By Joshua Max Feldman Henry Holt and Company joshuamaxfeldman.com Joshua Max Feldman, Amherst Regional High School class of 1997, has led a varied life since leaving town. He’s lived in England, Switzerland, and New York City, working as a freelance editor and penning a number of plays. But Feldman, … 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

Photo Gallery: A whole new perspective

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The reverse view of a sign for The Village Commons in South Hadley, and Hadley Street behind, make an interesting study of form, scale and space. — Jerrey Roberts … 0

ID: Binh Quoc Nguyen

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Binh Quoc Nguyen, a martial artist, was born in Vietnam and came to the United States at age 5. He lived in West Springfield until moving to Amherst at 19 to attend the University of Massachusetts, and has … 0

A light and airy fruit pudding from America’s past

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Snow pudding is a great American recipe that dates back to pioneer days, when resourceful home cooks hankering for a treat had to rely on whatever they had — things like gelatin, lemons, sugar and eggs. The very … 0