Happy Valley Showdown: Week Three

One of my pasttimes living in the valley is “drinking and drawing,” which has all the fun of drinking and driving, but usually doesn’t end up in multi-vehicle collisions. Usually. And when me and a friend were looking to do a bit of that, we weighed...

We Like the Moon

‘Cause it is close to us. (Be careful not to have your speakers up too loud when you click that!) All silliness and Spongmonkeys aside, we also like the moon because there is going to be a spectacular total lunar eclipse on the morning of Tuesday, December 21st!...

Thanksgiving Facts

Thanksgiving is only a few days away! The holiday has come to represent a time of being grateful for the good things in life, food, and family. It is also a holiday that has a history filled with uncertainty and no small amount of controversy. Here are the hard facts...

Jewelery Show at Lori Warner Studio/Gallery

If you’ve got some time on December 4th and 5th, you should head down to the Lori Warner Studio/Gallery in Chester, CT for a jewelery show featuring the stunning craft of a Skytemple friend Mandy Carroll-Levia. It is a perfect chance to find a handcrafted...

Repo! At the Academy of Music

Looking for Halloween activities?  If horror and black humor are your things, check out Repo! The Genetic Opera at Northampton’s Academy of Music this Friday in a special midnight showing. Genetic Imperfection, a local shadow cast, are hosting the screening and...