Pick of the Day 3/30: Brooks Williams at the Parlor Room
Mar30

Pick of the Day 3/30: Brooks Williams at the Parlor Room

The Advocate’s intern Sarah Heinonen made a wise staff pick a few days ago; Brooks Williams is performing tonight. This is what Sarah says:  “Wind down your week with some good old fashioned blues at The Parlor Room. Georgia-born guitarist and songwriter Brooks Williams will be performing his special style of soulful blues. He’s been called “a mean finger-picker and a stunning slide guitarist.” Songs like “Walk You...

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Pick of the Day 3/29: The Take at the Pioneer Valley Workers Center
Mar29

Pick of the Day 3/29: The Take at the Pioneer Valley Workers Center

The Take is a documentary film made in 2004 about a group of unemployed Argentinian auto-workers who decided to restart the plant where they used to work as a cooperatively owned business. Using archival footage, director Avi Lewis and writer Naomi Klein give a often unseen look at a group of radical workers who just want to work, but end up fighting the police, the government, and globalization. The event is being hosted by the...

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Valley Advocate Podcast: Advocate Theater Critic Chris Rohmann directs Tar2f!
Mar26

Valley Advocate Podcast: Advocate Theater Critic Chris Rohmann directs Tar2f!

For nearly as long as the Advocate has been around, Chris Rohmann has been writing theater reviews for it. But about a decade ago he got the chance to be on the other side of a production as a director and got hooked. Next month, Rohmann will be directing Tar2f!, a musical version of the 17th century play Tartuffe, which he says is quite current with its lampooning of swindlers gaining positions of authority. In the latest episode of...

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Calendar: MONDAY 3/26
Mar26

Calendar: MONDAY 3/26

MUSIC Jeff Holmes Big Band featuring Dawning Holmes, vocals: 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Free. 17 piece big band plays leaders arrangements & compositions with vocalist Dawning Holmes. Jazz, Blues, Soul & more! The 121 Club at Eastworks, 116 Pleasant St., Easthampton. jwholmes@umass.edu, dawna@fathomarts.com. STAGE/FILM/DANCE PVJFF: GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Springfield Jewish Community...

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CALENDAR: What’s Happening Thursday-Friday, 3/22-23
Mar22

CALENDAR: What’s Happening Thursday-Friday, 3/22-23

Thursday 3/22 MUSIC CLICK Music Presents May Erlewine: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. An evening of traditional folk, old time country swing, soul, and rock and roll. Advanced Sales: $12, Door Sales: $15; service fees apply. CLICK Workspace, 9 1/2 Market St., Northampton. accounts@clickworkspace.org. Luke Baillareon: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Live Italian music in The Mick. The Mick, 3 Country Club Rd., Holyoke. 413-532-1800....

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