STUDIO SPACE, SUNSHINE, SUPERMODELS, SUSHI, STUFF TO DO
Dear S- mo,
the letter S just kept coming up. Maybe for San FranciSco
where laSt Saturday night I was Sanctimoniously accoSted
String by eScaped convictS at a Saturday night Soiree.
Or maybe because kelSey
launched her fab new maSSlive thingie. Or maybe because
on thiS day in 1788 the first Settlers arrived in Sydney,
auStralia. At any rate, have a Special day.
is wearing faux fur in the image at left.
p.S. Old newsletters are posted
here by date. Current newsletters will take a
few dayS to post but will eventually end up at the
MassLive! Because she is Special.
One day before
Yesterday or so.
Flynn---"It's an exciting day. The *Your
Stories - Northampton* page is up and running. Simply
create a login account (free) and then post to your
heart's content about your event, news story, opinion.
Keep them coming and tell your friends.
The interface is very simple and easy to use. It walks
you through the entire process.
Note to Mac users, the tool the web design company
uses is not compatible with Safari. Please use Mozilla's
FireFox. PC users should have no trouble."
AP Wire Photo-Kelsey, her dad and Shakespeare
at The Toasted Owl On Kelsey's
not-really-but-kinda-last day as a DJ at WRSI.
(Or just look
like him, on his terms)
are now being accepted for Shakespeare & Company's month-long
institute for teachers: The National Institute on Teaching
Shakespeare, supported by the National
Endowment for the Humanities.
Twenty-six teachers from across the nation will be selected
to investigate the dynamics of Elizabethan playing conditions,
looking specifically at Macbeth and Julius Caesar.
will investigate the plays from a scholarly perspective,
through research, lecture and discussion; from an audience
perspective, attending the professional performances at
Shakespeare & Company; from a practical perspective,
encountering the scripts themselves as players; and from
an educational perspective, collaboratively creating approaches
to engage their students in active learning as they encounter
Shakespeare on his terms.
Some basic details: Dates: July 10 - August 5, 2006
Sponsor: Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, MA
Location: Smith College, Northampton, MA
Application Deadline: March 1, 2006
For more info go to the
websiteOr contact them at (413) 637-1199 ext. 123 or
Get your laugh
on at Girls! Girls! Girls!
On Sat, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m., at PACE in Easthampton, comedy
aficionados can get a heaping helping of what they seek most:
sweet, sweet laughter.
Girls! Girls! Girls!: A Night of Women Comics sets
the comedy stylings of Emily Singer, Nikki Carr, Bethany Van
Delft, Kathleen Kanz, and Ann Podolske at center stage. Local
comic Jennifer Myszkowski hosts and produces this comedy showcase,
which is but one in an ongoing series.
(Note: The show features only women, but welcomes all audience
members: male, female, and anywhere in between.)
Tickets for this event are $10 in advance and $12 at the door,
and are available by calling 413-527-3700 or visiting the
This event is intended for mature audiences only.
WOLFGANG AND SUNSHINE!
February 1=Sunshine DeWitt Mugrabi
Players and say,
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOZART on Saturday, January 28 at 8:00
p.m. at Helen Hills Hills Chapel
Smith College, Northampton
Ian Watson, conductor
Symphony No.1 in E-flat Major, K.16
Serenade No. 13 in G Major, K.525 “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”
Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K.201
Advanced ticket sales: General $22, Preferred $40,
(At door: General $25, Preferred $45)
For tickets call Arcadia Players 413-256-4888
Sunshine's birthday on February 1st by being Sunshiney
and riding your bike!
(pictured at left), Sunshine poses with her bike
and her autographed Mozart picture.
- February 16, 2006
DEAN NIMMER AT TABER GALLERY @ HCC
Paintings and drawings: a combination of abstracts and
Gallery Talk & Reception February 1, 11-1, Artist's
talk begins at noon
nataka bia [pombe] baridi Gari Baiskeli Pikipiki Gari
la moshi Mashua Ndege [Eropleni] Petroli Fundi Kahawa
Chai na/bila maziwa/sukari Hatari!
TRANSLATION: I'd like a cold beer, Car, Bicycle, motorbike,
Train, Boat, Aeroplane, Petrol, Mechanic, Coffee,
Tea, with/without, milk/sugar, Danger!
The snowman, he is fluent in Swahili.
- February 17, 2006
NEW EXHIBITS @ WILLIAM BLIZZARD GALLERY AT SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE
The William Blizard Gallery at Springfield College is exhibiting
Ann Taylor Gibson's recent work in a solo show called
"Invocations", January 23 - February 17, 2006.
The reception, which is open to the public, will be Sunday,
February 5, 2-4 pm, at the Gallery.
Gibson, a sculptor who has worked with found natural materials
for nearly 30 years, is exhibiting two series of altars using
bamboo and encaustic wax.
Also in the
Eleonora Lecei, "Affirming the Body", Jan 23- Feb. 17,
RECEPTION Feb.5, 2-4 PM
"In a society dominated by technological progress, mass
production and globalization, I choose to work with the
human figure image in traditional media. In my work I am
holding on to a lingering humanity. My work is apocalyptic,
yet hopeful. The most radical thing I can do in a capitalist
system that exploits bodily needs is to affirm the presence
of the body. My sculptures are not real people but they
affirm "real" space suggesting remnants of humanity.
February 1, 2006.
share available at One Cottage Street. large two- story
space, big windows, heat included, hot and cold running water
in studio, total approximate size is 1000 sq feet. Price for
half is $170.00 per month. Phone: 247.3023
Inexpensive studio space available in Amherst at the 16 Main Street
arts building above Russell's Liquor Store. Call Rachel
Folsom at 256-0150.
CALL TO WOMEN
ARTISTS FOR NATIONAL EXHIBITION
Deadline: Friday, February 17, 2006
The Art Club
and the Hive Archive of Providence RI are co-sponsoring
A National Exhibition of Work by Women in Contemporary Art
The exhibition will be juried by artist Kara Walker!
This will be an ALL MEDIA exhibition open to women artists
Application Deadline: Friday, February 17, 2006
If you don't
fall into this category (like, if you are not a woman, a
person, an artist or whathaveyou), please forward this email
to anyone you know who might. The entry form is also available
on our website www.provid
Northampton Arts Night Out-Feb 10
Hampden Gallery - Jack Balas: Seeking Questions
to Life's Big Answers
Feb 13 - March 27, Gallery Talk: Tuesday, Feb 21
at 2 PM - Reception to follow the talk. See artist's
work at www.jackbalas.com
"Paintings Don't Grow On Trees" - at the
Reception SATURDAY, FEB. 11th, 2006 6 - 9 p.m.