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Amherst is a lively college town that is home to the University of Massachusetts as well as the Amherst College and the Hampshire College. It is located in the Connecticut River Valley in Western Massachusetts just north of Springfield and south of Greenfield just to the east of the Connecticut River.
Amherst's thriving downtown is full of culture! Museums - bookstores -galleries - antique shops - restaurants and lots of entertainment make the town an exciting place to see.
Visit the historic homes and well-known buildings including the home of Emily Dickinson and the Amherst History Museum at the Strong House. The Amherst common has many year-round local events including the Farmer's Market, Taste of Amherst, movies on the common, Fourth of July Fireworks, Teddy Bear Rally and more. Spend the day strolling the shops of downtown or bike the 8 mile Norwottock Rail Trail or enjoy the gorgeous scenery of this picturesque area.
HackUMass is the Pioneer Valley’s largest hackathon, and it’s run by students, for students. We invite you to come join our 500-plus expected hackers on a 36-hour frenzy of software and hardware tinkering.
Once again taking place in the beautiful new Integrative Learning Center, this year’s HackUMass will feature helpful and informative “tech talks” from select sponsors, experienced mentors on standby, and more free food and drinks than we know what to do with.
Join us at HackUMass, and start turning your ideas into reality.
When: Oct 23, 2015 12 AM to Oct 25, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Free admission (Fri, 23 Oct 2015 00 )
For two nights during the week of October 5-9, self-taught chef, teacher at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America and restaurant owner Iliana de la Vega, will delight your palate with bold, simple and pure traditional Mexican cuisine.
When: Oct 5, 2015 12 AM to Oct 9, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Free admission (Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00 )
The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents a French Renaissance Harvest Banquet: An evening of entertainment and authentic cuisine whose proceeds go to benefit our Great Hall Project. Join us on the 11th Floor of the Campus Center for a festive evening celebrating the French Renaissance.
Enjoy French Renaissance food prepared using produce and herbs from the Renaissance Center's own kitchen garden. Revel in the sounds of Renaissance France brought to you through lutes, sackbuts, singing, harps, and more. With entertainment ranging from juggling to theater to door prizes, you are bound to have an evening of excitement and fun.
Costumes are encouraged.
Tickets are $75/person, new student discount of $35/person
The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies continues its Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series with Marion Copeland of the Dakin Humane Society. She will present “The Impact of Natural History on Renaissance Art and Literature.”This event is free and open to the public. It will take place in the Reading Room at the Renaissance Center. Refreshments are co-sponsored by The Amherst Women's Club. No reservations are required.
When: Oct 21, 2015 12 AM to Oct 21, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Free admission (Wed, 21 Oct 2015 00 )
Hear from the choreographer himself as he reveals the creative process of dance. Acting as emcee, Varone offers an intimate glimpse into the construction of his works. Here, the dancers are dressed only in rehearsal clothes with simple work lighting, offering a behind-the-scenes look into how dance is created, and finishing with “stripped” performance excerpts from the company’s repertory. Tickets are limited and are available beginning Monday, September 14 by calling or visiting the box office, 413-545-2511.
When: Oct 19, 2015 7 PM to Oct 19, 2015 9 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: $10; Five College Students: Free, GCC and 17 and under $5 (Mon, 19 Oct 2015 19 )
Antoinette Burton will present a lecture titled “The Trouble with Empire: Challenges to Modern British Imperialism,” which is also the title of her forthcoming book by Oxford University Press.
Burton is interim director of the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and professor of history and Bastion Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the University of Illinois. Burton specializes in 19th- and 20th-century Britain and its empire, with a specialty in colonial India and topics including feminism and postcolonial studies.
When: Oct 19, 2015 12 AM to Oct 19, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Free admission (Mon, 19 Oct 2015 00 )
Have you ever wanted to use Wikipedia in your classroom? Have you been asked to help instructors with Wikipedia assignments? Do you just think Wikipedia is great and want to help students and/or instructors use it better?
Agenda will include an overview of Wikipedia's principles, an introduction to the mechanics of editing pages and communicating with others, and an overview of how the Wikipedia Education program works.
Following the initial training, we will have an edit-a-thon for hands-on experience, led by Laura Quilter and Jeremy Smith.
Pizza will be served.
When: Oct 19, 2015 12 AM to Oct 19, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Free admission (Mon, 19 Oct 2015 00 )
Especially for Families: M@A Chamber Series presents the Borromeo String Quartet in free afternoon concert of the Quartet's recent repertory in Jones Library Woodbury Rm. Parallel programs available for the young and restless. No tickets required. Preference given to children and their accompanying adults.
When: Oct 17, 2015 12 AM to Oct 17, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Free * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Sat, 17 Oct 2015 00 )
October 10, 2015 1:00pm Free with Museum Admission
Join us for an exclusive preview of Mo Willems & Tony DiTerlizzi's illustrated chapter book, The Story of Diva and Flea! Hear from Mo and Tony as they share their inspirations behind the book, including meeting the real Diva and Flea in Paris and their artistic adventures while visiting The City of Lights. Book signing to follow program.
Limited seating available for 1:00 pm auditorium program. Reservations highly recommended - (413) 658-1126. (We expect to sell out.) Early reservations for Members begin Friday, September 11. Remaining reservations begin Tuesday, September 15. Book signing tickets will be available at the Admissions Desk starting at noon on October 10, and are first come, first served. Limit one book from home/unlimited books from The Carle Bookshop. Can't make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at (413) 658-1132 or email@example.com.
When: Oct 10, 2015 12 AM to Oct 10, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Free with Museum Admission (Sat, 10 Oct 2015 00 )
Amherst College music instructor, tenor Thomas Oesterling is joined by Boston-based fortepianist Sylvia Berry. The concert, entitled 'Birth of the Lied,' will track the development of German art song, from early pieces by C.P.E. Bach through works of Mozart and Haydn to excerpts from Franz Schubert's song cycles. The highlight of the concert will be Beethoven's seminal song cycle, 'An die ferne Geliebte.'
When: Oct 16, 2015 12 AM to Oct 16, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Free * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Fri, 16 Oct 2015 00 )
Trapped in Antarctica with no hope of rescue, the great British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton kept 27 men alive for two years in the most inhospitable climate on earth. Ninety-five years later in the worst economic meltdown since the Great Depression, Hartford insurance man Walter Spivey relives Shackleton’s story, struggling to justify his recent promotion and save his employees’ jobs. Can one of the greatest leaders in human history inspire him to conquer the corporate world? “...Wowing audiences with humor, innovation, and high-energy performances!” – nytheater.com
Audience members are invited to stay for a post-performance talk with the company immediately following the performance.
When: Oct 16, 2015 8 PM to Oct 16, 2015 10 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: $30, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10 (Tickets by calling 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS, or at fineartscenter.com) (Fri, 16 Oct 2015 20 )
The Fall 2015 Dinner On Us program focuses on maximizing family health and wellness. Join us as we learn about topics including child and adult fitness, nutrition, youth sports, body image, holistic well being, and more.
As a parent, it can be extremely difficult to find the time for personal fitness. With staff from local training centers, this session will help you learn the best methods and regimes for your schedule.
When: Oct 26, 2015 12 AM to Oct 26, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Free for campus and Amherst Family Center families with young children. (Mon, 26 Oct 2015 00 )
The Carle is pleased to announce A Renaissance Man: The Art of Fred Marcellino, which opens June 30, 2015, and remains on view until October 25, 2015. The exhibition comprises over 90 works and shows the full range of Marcellino's talent, from youthful Abstract-Expressionism through record cover and book jacket design to the crowning achievements of his career-illustrations for children's books. As he noted about his picture-book art, "each picture is a link in a chain, and they all exist in counterpoint with the text. And although you want each picture to have impact, just like a jacket, the book illustration can also be much more subtle. It can be pondered and savored over a period of time. It's a very different discipline from what I was used to, but I must say it was love at first sight." Of special focus will be the art for Puss in Boots (1990), for which he won a Caldecott Honor award. The exhibition coincides with the 25th anniversary of the book's publication. A 48-page soft-cover book by Nicholas Falletta, The Art of Fred Marcellino, will accompany the exhibition.
When: Jun 30, 2015 12 AM to Oct 25, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Adults $9, Children/Students/Teachers/Seniors $6 * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information (Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00 )
November 7 French Renaissance Harvest Banquet 6 pm - 9 pm Tickets are $75 per person, $125 per couple, *Student Discount* $35 per person. This banquet takes place at the Marriott Center, 11th Floor of the Campus Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Come for a festive evening of juggling, music by Nota Bene, Second Wind Renaissance Ensemble, and The Harper and The Minstrel, authentic French Renaissance food featuring ingredients grown in the Renaissance Center's kitchen garden, theater performances by the Young Shakespeare Players' East, door prizes, and more! Call Sonia at 413-577-3603 for ticket information. Costumes encouraged!
When: Nov 7, 2015 12 AM to Nov 7, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: $75 per person, $125 per couple *$35* per student* (Sat, 07 Nov 2015 00 )
Billy Taylor Jazz Residency Artist
Composer and trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire (pronounced ah-kin-MOO-sir-ee) cut his jazz teeth playing professionally while still in high school. Inspired by legendary saxophonists Joe Henderson and Steve Coleman, he won the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and released his first album in 2007. Called “a thrilling trumpeter and astute bandleader [with a] unique spark in his playing” (The New Yorker), Akinmusire has moved to the front ranks of progressive jazzmen, leading his quartet and contributing his burnished tone to projects with the OSSO String Quartet and vocalists Becca Stevens and Theo Bleckmann.
When: Nov 19, 2015 7 PM to Nov 19, 2015 9 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: $25, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10 (Tickets by calling 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS, or at fineartscenter.com) (Thu, 19 Nov 2015 19 )
Featuring Javon Jackson, Tenor Saxophone; Randy Brecker, Trumpet; George Cables, Piano; Eddie Gomez, Bass; Jimmy Cobb, Drums
Jazz By 5 is a musical collaboration that celebrates the eras of swing, bebop, avant-garde jazz and beyond. The performance includes a mixture of classic jazz standards coupled with original material from the members of the ensemble, who have performed with legends like Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie and Frank Sinatra. Saxophonist Javon Jackson initially comprised Jazz By 5 in an effort to perform, tour and collaborate with his close friends, all of whom have made an indelible mark on the jazz genre.
When: Feb 18, 2016 7 PM to Feb 18, 2016 9 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: $35, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10 (Tickets by calling 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS, or at fineartscenter.com) (Thu, 18 Feb 2016 19 )
The Eye Witness Project is comprised of more than 40 objects culled from the studios of artists and curators who have exhibited with Hampden Gallery over the past few decades. The collected objects speak to the material and conceptual inspirations of the artists. The collection lets viewers peek into the private world of the artist’s studio. Consequently, viewers become eyewitnesses to the creative process.
Co-curated by Sally Curcio and Anne LaPrade Seuthe
Tuesday through Friday: 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:0 - 5:00 p.m.
Cosed for academic breaks (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Spring Break, Summer) and state holidays
When: Sep 13, 2015 12 AM to Oct 9, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Free admission (Sun, 13 Sep 2015 00 )
Join us for an evening of Renaissance-era board games, door prizes, refreshments, and more. Families and kids are welcome. The event takes place in the Reading Room at the Renaissance Center. It is free and open to the public, and no reservations are required.
This event is co-sponsored by The Renaissance Center Reading Group. For more information, visit our website or call 413-577-3603.
When: Nov 13, 2015 12 AM to Nov 13, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: Free admission (Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00 )
STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show now updated and restructured and the addition of two new full-scale routines, utilizing props like tractor tire inner tubes and paint cans. As USA Today says, “STOMP finds beautiful noises in the strangest places.” STOMP. See what all the noise is about.
When: Apr 12, 2016 7 PM to Apr 12, 2016 9 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: $50, $45, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $30, $20, $15 (Tickets by calling 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS, or at fineartscenter.com) (Tue, 12 Apr 2016 19 )
Philippe Entremont, Honorary Conductor
Pepe Romero, Guitar Soloist; The Romeros, Guitar Quartet
Joining forces with renowned guitarist Pepe Romero and the timeless Romeros Quartet, the acclaimed Munich Symphony Orchestra returns to the US for the 2015-2016 tour season, conducted by Philippe Entremont. The New York Times described the Romeros as “the only classical guitar quartet of real stature in the world today.” With this superb quartet, the orchestra will perform a repertoire of Spanish and French music, including Bizet, Rodrigo and Massanet.
Audience members are invited to a pre-performance talk at 6:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall lobby.
When: Nov 5, 2015 7 PM to Nov 5, 2015 9 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts Cost: $50, $45, $20; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $15, $12, $10 (Tickets by calling 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS, or at fineartscenter.com) (Thu, 05 Nov 2015 19 )
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