Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Stagestruck: Pre-Season Previews – Summer begins, spring continues

There’s usually a bit of a lull between the end of one theater season and the start of the next –  the spring pause...

Cinemadope: Summer season means outdoor movies

All of us have our seasonal touchstones. As New Englanders, especially, we seem to have a compulsion to carve up our years (maple season,...

Free Will Astrology: Ally Yourself With Pirates, Leo

ARIES (March 21-April 19): In the coming weeks, I suspect you will have the wisdom to criticize yourself in constructive ways that will at...

V-Spot: How Can I Let My Partner Touch Me?

Yana, I’m a trans male and my partner is non-binary. While I identify as asexual, I love pleasuring my partner so much! But I don’t...

Jake Klar on the Valley Advocate Sessions Stage

This week’s Advocate Sessions performer is singer-songwriter Jake Klar, who plays poetic folk and blues that stirs the soul. Check out his performance in...

Letters to the Editor: Forget the wall; plant a hedge

Forget the Wall; Plant a Hedge I think that instead of building a wall along our southern border, we should plant a hedge. And granted...

Pioneer Valley Workers Center to establish worker-owned farm

The Pioneer Valley Workers Center (PVWC) plans on breaking ground this week on its planned four-acre worker-run cooperative farm on the border of Hatfield...

Editorial: Even Politicians Are Beginning to Support Medicare For All in Mass

Earlier this week, both Holyoke and South Hadley overwhelmingly passed municipal resolutions in support of Medicare for All legislation. A few weeks earlier, Boston’s...

Bizarro Briefs: A daring escape (with cat)

A daring escape In what could easily be a scene from an action movie (starring an elderly woman and her cat), a Massachusetts woman managed...

A Street Fair Named Desire: Valley festivals you can find downtown

It can be hard to remember it based on the cold, rainy weather we’ve had recently, but the middle of May is here. That...