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The Fringe

The Fringe are one of the genuine living treasures of the Boston jazz scene. Originally formed back in 1971 by tenor-saxophonist George Garzone, bassist Richard Appleman, and drummer Bob Gullotti as an outlet for their free jazz improvisations, The Fringe have entertained and enlightened Boston area jazz audiences for over 30 years. Bassist Appleman left the band in 1985 to become Chairman of the Bass Department at Berklee College and was replaced by veteran bassist John Lockwood.

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Mon, 01/07/2013 - 22:30
Mon, 01/14/2013 - 22:30
Mon, 01/21/2013 - 22:30
Mon, 01/28/2013 - 22:30

The Songs of Phil Ochs

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Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 7:00pm
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A tribute to the words and music of one of the great topical folksingers of the Folk Revival period, featuring an interview with Phil's sister, Sonny Ochs. Phil would have turned 72 this December.

Ratatat Man - The Little Drummer Boy Comes of Age

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Monday, December 24, 2012 - 7:00pm

The telling of Ratatat Man begins in 1969 as Oliver Denton is settling into fourth grade at Saint Michael’s Parish School.  Tapping the drum in the children’s Christmas choir gives the lad a bit of stability despite a precarious upbringing.  Losing a dad to Vietnam and a mama to
despair, Oli finds himself in the care of his aunt. Yet, in the close quarters where the two live, he unwittingly finds himself in the cross-fire of a
troubled marriage between two neighbors.  Did the beat of his drum create the perfect cover for the perfect crime?  One thing for certain, the

Rick Berlin, Boston Rock Legend!!

Door open at 7:00 - Music starts at 7:30

Please make yourself happy and come on down with a poem or a song!

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/20/2012 - 19:00

Dallas Jessup

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Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 10:30pm
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Did you know that 1 in 4 women in the United States will become a sexual assault victim? Just how can young high school and college age women protect themselves from potential predators? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al's guest will be Dallas Jessup, founder of "Just Yell Fire" . This organization is 2 million women strong and they have developed some truly effective ways of deterring date rape.

Pioneer Valley Jazz Shares presents The Ideal Bread

The Quartet is led by Josh Sinton (baritone saxophone) and features Kirk Knuffke (trumpet), Richard Giddens (bass), and Tomas Fujiwara (drums).

“Like a baker makes his bread, I make music...I”, Steve Lacy said in 1976. “If I make the same bread tomorrow, that bores me...I have to remake it, I have to do better...I’m always looking for...the ideal bread.”

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Fri, 01/18/2013 - 19:30

Grace Lin: STARRY RIVER OF THE SKY

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 11:00am
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Inquiry welcomes back award-winning author and illustrator GRACE LIN. Her two new books are WHERE THE MOUNTAINS MEETS THE MOON and STARRY RIVER OF THE SKY. These are complex wonderful imaginative novels profusely illustrated by full color plates and intricate drawings that echo Chinese paper cut art. Both books are inspired by traditional Chinese stories and culture, yet are also unique expressions of Lin’s imagination.

Unitarian Meetinghouse of Northampton and Florence

220 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060
Phone: (413) 584-1390

The KAUFMAN GUIDE TO NATURE OF NEW ENGLAND

Date: 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 10:00am
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Have you ever wanted one good field guide to the birds, animals, flowers and plants of our area? One compact resource with state of the art illustrations that you could bring on hikes or keep in the car? Well, it’s here. The new KAUFMAN FIELD GUIDE TO NATURE OF NEW ENGLAND covers all that and much more including the constellations to the night sky, a basic guide to the shells and other invertebrates found along our coastline,  and even the geology of New England.

Livewire Boston--a dance band!

Boston's party band playing a mix of classic rock, R&B, and blues. Covering the music of Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Van Morrison, Joe Cocker, Eric Clapton, Steely Dan, Al Green, Stevie Wonder, Sting, and more.

Jeff Wilkinson: Drums and vocals
Tom Keiser: Guitar
Jenny Moriarty: Keyboards
Tom Sheppard: Bass

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/26/2013 - 21:00

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