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Sights and sounds at the Amherst Block Party

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  • Onlookers watch an acrobatic performance by Rachel Hipszer of Brattleboro, Vt., who is a member of SHOW Circus Studio in Easthampton, during the annual Amherst Block Party, Thursday, in downtown Amherst. STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Rachel Hipszer, of Brattleboro, who is a member of SHOW Circus Studio in Easthampton, performs during the annual Amherst Block Party, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 in downtown Amherst. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Thomas Dube, 2, of Somerville, dances to the beat of Masala Jazz during the annual Amherst Block Party, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 in downtown Amherst. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Rosemary and Richard Kofler, left, offer "wise elder advice" to UMass students Erik Vegeto and Alicia Calcagni at the Amherst Senior Center booth during the annual Amherst Block Party, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 in downtown Amherst. "We give marriage advice, too, we've been married for 60 years," Richard Kofler said. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Carolyn Kipp, of Easthampton, who is a member of SHOW Circus Studio in Easthampton, performs during the annual Amherst Block Party, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 in downtown Amherst. She is a special education teacher at Amherst Regional High School. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • Tristan Evans-Sayre, 6, and Sofia Parker, 2, both of Amherst, play with soap bubbles at the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce booth during the annual Amherst Block Party, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 in downtown Amherst. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

  • John Higby, center, of Belchertown, lights matches with a yo-yo as they are held by a member of the audience during his yo-yo show at the annual Amherst Block Party, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 in downtown Amherst. —STAFF PHOTO/JERREY ROBERTS

Published: 9/20/2019 12:13:24 AM
Modified: 9/20/2019 12:13:11 AM


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