Friday: Valley Idol Karaoke Competition to benefit Shea Theater
Auditions Friday, May 6th, 6 pm; $35 registration fee; register online or
call Shea Theater at 413-863-2281 (must be 18 or older) Will you be the next Valley Idol? or Valley Idol Jr?
Round 1: May 7, 7 pm
Round 2: May 14, 7 pm
Grand Finale: May 21, 8 pm
Audience Admission: Auditions $3, All other evening
performances 5/7 - 5/21; $10 in advance/$12 at the door; Tickets
available in advance at World Eye Bookstore and the Wagon Wheel Restaurant or
Peskeomskut Park afternoon concert and more
Cuffs Song Tour: Zak Kirwin, Jamie Matson and Sasha Pearl are on their
bicycles, with guitars, ukes, toy xylophones and tambourines in tow, circling
around New England playing their sweet music, unplugged. Regularly solo
performers, they have joined together for this tour to form one collective
band, Greasy Cuffs Song Tour, taking turns as lead. Their first show is in
Hudson, NY. Then they are gearing up, getting their thighs tuned up to ride,
and taking off for a three week tour to Albany, North Adams, Brattleboro,
Montague, Northampton, Boston, Providence, and ending in Zak's stomping
grounds, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This tour is to promote love of life, and how
music can inspire a good work out. They will be sweatin’ it out old school, up
hills, across bridges, and parking their bike's in your mom’s driveway while
they take a shower.
Rain location at the Carnegie Library across from the park.
May 7, 1 pm, Peskeomskut Park, 7 + Ave A, Turners Falls, info here
pm - Flower Fairies and Root
Children with Dawn Ward
for families - Carnegie Library. For more information, call the
Carnegie Library, 413-863-3214.
and re-painting of the poem at the Woven River Pathway public art project with
artist Sebastian Gutwein. Email Sebastian or call him at 631-241-1018
for info and details. Info on the Pathway here. Read about Woven
River in the Montague Reporter here.
day - 2nd Street Baking Company Cake Contest, Winning cake will appear at the Feast for the Arts in the evening! 69 2nd Street, Turners
more Crabapple Blossom Festival events here
evening: Feast for the Arts
You are invited to choose and fund Turners Falls'
next temporary participatory public art project from proposals we have received for the Turners Falls
Producer’s Series. They are:
Doors + Windows into Turners Falls, By Daniel Hales
Pyramids of Hope,
By Tony Palumbo
River of Lights
by Kathryn Greenwood Swanson, Hunter Greenwood Swanson and Alexis Arcaro
River of Words Stream
of Conscience, by Christine Destrempres
proposals can be read here.
For a minimum donation of $10, you will have
the opportunity to vote on submitted proposals, while meeting your community, enjoying a fabulous meal provided by
local venues and hearing music from local musicians.
The evening will consist of a cocktail hour
with live music by Caleb Wetherbee and Shag the Band,
followed by dinner and a short presentation of proposals, after which you will
be able to informally discuss the ideas and vote on your favorite. Votes
will be tallied by the end of the evening and a winner announced. Your
dinner fees will go directly to funding the winning proposal.
Tix available here and
at the door
Saturday, May 7, 6 pm, Montague Elks Lodge,
1 Elks Ave (near corner of 7 + L Streets), Turners Falls. Email Lisa with questions or
Hard Hats on display starting tomorrow!
have several hard hats back from artists and will start to display them in storefronts
in Greenfield starting tomorrow followed by storefronts in Turners Falls in
June. The hats will be auctioned off at our event on June 25th, 7 pm at the Shea Theater in Turners Falls. Check out these windows when
you are in downtown Greenfield this month:
May 6-13: Greenfield Savings Bank lobby
May 13 – 21: Wilson’s
May 21 – 27: Design Nails
May 27 – June 3: World Eye Bookshop
playful riff on the ongoing construction of the Gill-Montague Bridge, RiverCulture's “Under
Construction” event will feature a live fashion show and live auction of
one-of-a-kind hard hats designed by area artists, including Nina Rossi, Jack
Nelson, Laura Herbert, Tony Polumbo, Rachel Teumim, Fafnir Adamites, Daniel Brown, Donna
Estabrooks, Louise Minks, Becky Caplice, Dick Little and many many others. Live
music, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and a late-night dance
party are also on the evening’s schedule.
is the perfect opportunity to “pass the hat” for RiverCulture’s
behind-the-barricades work essential to a creating a connected and vibrant
community. If this is not the most
talked about event of the year, we’ll eat our hats!
Contact Lisa if you are
interested in volunteering, contributing silent auction items or sponsoring this event. She can also be reached at
Turners Falls RiverCulture
RiverCulture is the recipient of the 2011 Commonwealth
Award, honoring exceptional achievement in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences.
For more information, visit www.turnersfallsriverculture.org.
We are community supported and sustained through contributions from individuals, businesses, and organizations. We'd like to thank our major supporters who have taken a significant investment in the vibrancy and livability of our community:
Massachusetts Cultural Council
Town of Montague
Western Massachusetts Electric Company