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Swimming in drag theater

Swimming in drag theater

An Amherst theater company named Queer & Now will be combining drag performances, lip syncing to contemporary pop music, as well as dance, theater, and mythology from around the world this weekend at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center in Greenfield.  Queer...
Poetry: First Snow, Best Snow

Poetry: First Snow, Best Snow

First Snow, Best Snow By Connolly Ryan   You remember the first time it snowed on your world?   To your little body and giant eyes, the snowflakes looked like extraterrestrial Ferris-wheels and gyroscopic carousels spinning ever so slowly and quickly at the...
In Memoriam: Those who died in 2019

In Memoriam: Those who died in 2019

Frances Crowe At 100 years old before she passed away this year, Frances Crowe was already a legend in activism not just in the Pioneer Valley, but the world. She’d been arrested numerous times over the decades, putting her body on the line for causes such as working...
Cinemadope: Holly Daze

Cinemadope: Holly Daze

You may or may not have heard, but this thing called Christmas is happening on Wednesday. Turns out it’s kind of a big deal, and while a lot of the movie-going crowd will be busy elsewhere on the 25th, local cinemas are getting in the spirit in the days leading up to...