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Oct
14
Sat
2017
Lynn Sisler ~ Elusie Gallery ~ Oct.14 – Nov. 4 @ Big Red Frame & The Elusie Gallery
Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 12:00 pm

” Ocean Life Force: An Artist’s Exploration of Halcyon Days”
Mixed Media by Lynn Sisler.

Opens with a reception on Saturday, October 14 at 5pm at the Elusie Gallery, 43 Main St., Easthampton, MA. Part of Easthampton’s monthly art walk.

NOTE: It is a plastic-free event in the spirit of protecting our oceans: bring-your-own-wine-glass (or purchase one there).

https://www.facebook.com/events/205876459952032/

Oct
20
Fri
2017
HeART for Puerto Rico @ Gateway City Arts
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – Oct 22 @ 11:00 pm

HeART for Puerto Rico Benefit Fundraiser:
Presented by Gateway City Arts, Signature Sounds Presents, WRSI – 93.9 The River and Radioplasma.

Let’s come together in this time of need! Join us for a weekend of music, live shows, art, and food and drink for all ages. 100% of ticket sales will be donated to the relief fund. Your choice to donate to the relief in Puerto Rico or to the local Holyoke community preparing to receive over 3,500 family members and friends in the coming weeks, who’ve lost their homes.

$25 Per Day / Por Dia
$60 All 3 Days / Por 3 Dias
Further Donations will also be accepted |Se aceptan mas donaciones tambien

*Tickets will be available at the door | no pre-sales*

Friday, October 20, 5:00pm-11:00pm
Saturday, October 21, 11:00am-11:00pm
Sunday, October 22, 11:00am-11:00pm

A schedule of events/artists will be available soon. Please check back!

Events:
Milonga-Tango Dancing: Hosted by Veronika Kruta
Friday, October 20th.

PERFORMANCES BY:
Brendaliz Cepeda
Jesus Pagan
Jose Gonzalez Duo
Kat Wright
Cactus Head Puppets
Jake Manzi
Ignacy Gayamovich
The O-Tones
Charles Nevile with Khalif Neville & Co.

Two of our previously scheduled shows will now be a part of this event as the artists have agreed to donate 100% of ticket sales to the cause as well. Saturday Night: Kat Wright and Sunday Night: Charles Neville and Khalif Neville and Co.

*If you have already purchased a ticket for one of these 2 shows and wish to attend the rest of the event it will be applied towards your purchase of a full ticket to the benefit.

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En este momento de crisis la solidaridad es más importante que nunca. Te esperamos para un fin de semana de música, exposiciones, arte, comida y bebida, para todas las edades, para ayudar los puertorriqueños afectados por el Huracán María. El 100% de las ventas de entradas serán donadas para ayudarlos.

Escoja si prefieres que su donación vaya directamente a Puerto Rico o a la comunidad boricua de Holyoke a través de la agencia comunitaria Nueva Esperanza, 401 Main Street. Se está preparando para recibir más de 3,500 personas de la Isla que han perdido sus casas.

​Presentado por Gateway City Arts, Signature Sounds, WRSI, and RadioPlasma

​Viernes, 20 de octubre, 5:00pm-11:00pm
Sábado, 21 de octubre, 11:00am-11:00pm
Domingo, 22 de octubre, 11:00am-11:00pm

​El programa de eventos y artistas estará disponible próximamente en esta página.

Dos presentaciones previamente programadas serán dedicadas a recaudar dinero para Puerto Rico. Estos artistas donarán el 100% de las ventas de las entradas: Kat Wright, sábado por la noche; y Charles Neville and Khalif Neville and Co., domingo por la noche.

​*Si ya compraste entradas a uno de estos eventos y quieres asistir los otros, se aplicará la diferencia de precio a la compra de entradas para todo el fin de semana.

https://www.facebook.com/events/466466160403538/

From Walt, from me, to You (part of Full Disclosure Festival) @ Amherst Masonic Lodge
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm

Tickets available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3084411
($20) for the entire Full Disclosure Festival: Radical Interconnectedness

Friday October 20th and Saturday October 21st (two shows per evening)
doors open at 4:30pm and 7:30pm
shows begin at 5:00pm and 8:00pm
limited seating, first come first served
post-show Q&A discussion included after each performance

“from Walt, from me, to You”(just one offering of the Full Disclosure Festival) is an exploration of the universality and depth in the eloquent and inspirational words of one of America’s most revered poets, Walt Whitman.This interpretation of “Leaves of Grass” seeks to promote inward scrutiny, interpersonal empathy, and cosmic unification.

Within the Full Disclosure Festival and the theme of Radical Interconectedness, “from Walt…” transcends place and time, inviting the audience to read between the threads of truth as we “weave the song of [one]self” together within a single evening.

choreography, direction, script, performance : Katherine Adler in collaboration with actor Reynolds Whalen
text : excerpts from “Leaves of Grass” by Walt Whitman
lighting : Matt Cowan
music : Michael Hapka, Nils Frahm, Bartholomäus Traubeck

https://www.facebook.com/events/174349073121709/

Full Disclosure Festival: Radical Interconnectedness @ Downtown Amherst
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 10:00 pm

Full Disclosure Festival: RADICAL INTERCONNECTEDNESS is a weekend long festival, October 20 – 21, 2017 on the Town Common & a variety of spaces all within walking distance of Downtown Amherst. Tickets are $20 at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3084411for everything in the Festival both days. Maps, schedule of events & locations at eggtooth.org.

Regional artists are commissioned to create work within the theme of our inter-connection with one another and to the earth. Art includes original dance, theater, sculpture, film, immersive theater, folk opera, music, spoken word, and a woven natural web of connection built on the Common. Conversations with thought leaders will be offered in nooks and crannies of local businesses including: State Rep Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Alice Nash, Mari Castañeda, Terry Jenoure, Salman Hameed, Monte Belmonte, & David Teeple. Presented by Eggtooth Productions & The Amherst BID, sponsored by People’s Bank, WGBY, WRSI, Community Foundation of Western MA, & the Mass Cultural Council.

ART:
*”from Walt, from me, to You” is an exploration of the universality and depth in the eloquent and inspirational words of one of America’s most revered poets, Walt Whitman.
This interpretation of “Leaves of Grass” seeks to promote inward scrutiny, interpersonal empathy, and cosmic unification.
Within the Full Disclosure Festival and the theme of Radical Interconectedness, “from Walt…” transcends place and time, inviting the audience to read between the threads of truth as we “weave the song of [one]self” together within a single evening.
choreography, direction, script, performance : Katherine Adler in collaboration with actor Reynolds Whalen
text : excerpts from “Leaves of Grass” by Walt Whitman
lighting : Matt Cowan
music : Michael Hapka, Nils Frahm, Bartholomäus Traubeck

*WATER PROJECT Folk Opera, Emma Ayres’ rough draft workshop of the Water Project about the Quabbin Reservoir in Grace Church with WATER PLANET by John Sheldon, Tony Vacca, and more; a musical journey into the spirit of water.

*LUNGS by Duncan Macmillan, a love story about a couple who, despite reservations about the consequences, decide to have a child; at Knights of Columbus’ Quigley Hall.

*THE CITY IS NOW SOLD OUT. I’ll have a waiting list at the ticket booth on the nights of the Festival. Come by and sign up at the booth on the Common in person on a first come first served basis.

A letter, addressed to you, arrives under mysterious circumstances from someone you’ve never met. A poem’s fragments begin to surface in the waking lives of unrelated people. A voice in your head is growing more urgent. And the recurring dream of an ever-growing city seems to hold the answers for you to uncover.

John Bechtold’s The City is an audio-based solo theatrical journey around downtown Amherst. Participants should be prepared to walk at for much of the performance and navigate varying terrain, including stairs. A charged smartphone and headphones will be required. Start times vary and are only available be signing up in advance, here http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3084411. The performance will last one hour.

Sign-up info and Procedure:
Signup info prior to booking tickets – after you purchase your ticket email Linda McInerney at lmciner@gmail.com for your slot.

The City relies on an audio soundtrack to guide you throughout the show. In order to fully engage in the performance, please carefully read and note the following:
A fully-charged smartphone and headphones is required.
Audiences will be walking – and occasionally navigating uneven terrain – for much of the hour-long show.
All shows are for one audience member at a time.
A new audience member will enter the show every five-minutes, beginning at 7 pm sharp.
Audience members must report to the Full Disclosure Box Office on the Common 10 minutes prior to the start of their allotted performance time.
On the day of your visit, please note the following:
Audience members must report to the Full Disclosure Box Office on the Common 10 minutes prior to the start of their allotted performance time.
A fully-charged smartphone and headphones is required for this show.
You will be walking – and occasionally navigating uneven terrain – for much of the hour-long show.
All shows are for one audience member at a time.
Due to the nature of the show, you must be on time for your allotted performance time. No exceptions.

*UNDER QUABBIN, a film by Libby and Edward Klekowski with WGBY at the Amherst BID.

*Ayshia Stephenson and Samantha Wood create TOUCHING MYSELF, a sound & video installation in the tunnel at Bueno Y Sano.

*The TUNNEL of LOVE, an original banner by Amy Johnquest aka Bannerqueen.

*OUT to DRY, an interactive live art piece where participants share their thoughts on the Common.

*FINE HOUSE, an outdoor gallery of moving installations, where fine art & fun house collide.

*Melinda McCreven builds a horticultural web of connection on the Common.

*GIANT BLUE LISTENING EAR an interactive installation by Christian McEwen on the Common.

* Falsa performs 14th century Sufi music at Amherst Works.

*WOUND, Joe Dulude’s photographic essay on pain & healing.

*A CLIMATE CHANGE TANGO – An Obstacle Course for all Ages on the Common! The Rainbow Players and friends will lead you through scenarios to play and practice how to get through them together.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1711616278872552/

LUNGS @ Knights of Columbus
Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm

Part of the Full Disclosure Festival in Downtown Amherst, LUNGS by Duncan Macmillan is a love story about a couple who, despite reservations about the consequences, decide to have a child. Two actors on a bare stage explore intimacy and searing emotion directed by Ellen Kaplan. Featuring Lindel Hart and Stephanie Carlson. Tickets at eggtooth.org

https://www.facebook.com/events/1520682891359230/

Planet Water
Oct 20 @ 6:45 pm – Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm

According to a friend at their inaugural performance with Paul Richmond at the Shea Theatre, Planet Water has “created a new art form, broad and inclusive enough and also searing and incisive enough to capture and express the complexities, contradictions, absurdities, and passion of these times.” Don’t miss John Sheldon, Tony Vacca, now with Jo Sallins as part of the Full Disclosure Festival. Tix: eggtooth.org

https://www.facebook.com/events/123687034932294/

Rhythm Incorporated at The Root Cellar
Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 12:00 am

We are excited to be returning to The Root Cellar and seeing all the beautiful people so close to home. We’ve had agreat summer and I’m sure all of you have as well. Come out and enjoy!!! Let’s catch!! We look forward to a great time with you all and sharing our love and appreciation in the form of music. No Need to be shy!!! Bring a friend and share the Event!!!!

$7 Cover
9pm-12
21+

https://www.facebook.com/events/117283725633104/

The Amplifiers- featuring the Kosher Kid
Oct 20 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The Amplifiers- featuring the Kosher Kid

Kosher Kid & The Amplifires cover a wide swath of blues–Little Walter, Muddy, Wolf, Sonny Boy, Junior Parker, and some Basie, Cleanhead Vinson, T-Birds, Paladins, Hooker, Albert Collins and others They also play originals in a similar mold.The quartet is lead by harp king and vocalist Dave Robbins (The Kosher Kid) and is supported by the firey Ryan VoodooChild Newman on guitars, thumpin’ rootsmaster Mike Speranza on bass, and Mark Hennessy on drums and vocals.

Primate Fiasco at Bishops @ Bishop's Lounge
Oct 20 @ 10:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 1:00 am

Back in the day, Primate Fiasco used to use Bishops Lounge In Northampton as a petri dish to test new stuff. At this point, Primate fiasco IS new stuff. They’ll be experimenting with thier new robot’s EDM beats grooving under thier Americana instruments. Maybe even some other mad scientist toys. Come to the lab and melt some face.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2091474200870167/

Oct
21
Sat
2017
Free Range Cats at the Rendezvous @ The Rendezvous
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/137173663577795/

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