Pick of the Day 5/4: The Tattooed Man Tells All
May04

Pick of the Day 5/4: The Tattooed Man Tells All

The weekend has begun and you can take your pick of great events happening this weekend. My recommendation?  The Tattooed Man Tells All.  This solo stage piece was written by Peter Wortsman. Wortsman interviewed Holocaust survivors in the 1970s and distilled them into one character he calls simply “the Old Man.” The production will be directed by Ellen Kaplan and stars Keith Langsdale. The Old Man relives and retells his experiences...

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Pick of the Day 4/28: OroborO, John Trudeau, Rebel Base, and Joy on Fire
Apr27

Pick of the Day 4/28: OroborO, John Trudeau, Rebel Base, and Joy on Fire

Chris Goudreau is a music aficionado; he thinks this show at Hawks and Reed is a must see. He says, “It’s a night of awe inspiring, shredding, progressive bands this Saturday at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center in Greenfield, including Amherst-based math rock group OroborO, progressive rock synth sorcerer John Trudeau (a session alumnus), and doom-laden stoner metal duo Rebel Base from Greenfield, as well as touring band...

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Pick of the Day 4/27: Gaslight Tinkers at Hawks and Reed in Greenfield
Apr27

Pick of the Day 4/27: Gaslight Tinkers at Hawks and Reed in Greenfield

This pick is like a nesting doll: My buddy and co-worker Meg Bantle gave the green light for The Gaslight Tinkers performing tonight at Hawks and Reed as her Staff Pick.  Her pick is based on our buddy and co-worker Chris Goudreau’s description. Here’s how she relays Chris’ description of the band: “Gaslight Tinkers play fiddle-driven music that strays from classic folk tunes with the addition of global...

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Pick of the Day 4/19: Tart2f at Hawks and Reed
Apr18

Pick of the Day 4/19: Tart2f at Hawks and Reed

Silverthorne Theater Company’s  world-premiere production of TarT2f! An Irreverent Musical Comedy, by Jeff Olmsted is directed by the Advocate’s very own Stage Struck columnist,  Chris Rohmann. Tart2f is described as a “light-hearted lampoon of hypocrisy and gullibility,” adapted from Molière’s 1664 original Tartuffe.  It’s the first show of Silverthorne’s Fifth Anniversary season. Go check it out tonight...

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Pick of the Day 3/15: Pinedrop at Hawks & Reed in Greenfield
Mar15

Pick of the Day 3/15: Pinedrop at Hawks & Reed in Greenfield

Beware the Ides of March … or not. But you might want to head up to Greenfield to check out Brattleboro’s Pinedrop band. In staff writer Chris Goudreau’s Staff Pick this week, he describes them as “folk and jammy bluegrass quartet.” Lexi Weege and the Wondertwins and House Sparrow will also be performing. 8 p.m. $5 in advance and $10 the day of. Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St.,...

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