Spiritual inspiration for their art

By AVIVA LUTTRELL, Recorder Staff, Sunday, October 25, 2015, TURNERS FALLS — As Franklin County celebrated its annual Pumpkinfest in downtown Turners Falls this weekend, sculptures of skulls, decaying fabric and eerie figures sat on display in the windows of the Storefront Galleries on Avenue A. The artwork is part of an exhibition by six […]

Turners Falls RiverCulture celebrates Latino history with Third Thursday events

By AVIVA LUTTRELL, Recorder Staff, Tuesday, September 15, 2015. TURNERS FALLS — Turners Falls RiverCulture will celebrate Latino History Day on Thursday with traditional Central and South American music, food and crafts followed by a documentary screening at the Shea Theater. The event is part of Herencia Latina, a nine-month Pioneer Valley-wide exploration of Latino […]

Turners Falls holds second annual history month

By AVIVA LUTTRELL, Recorder Staff, Friday, September 11, 2015. TURNERS FALLS — This month, the Department of Conservation and Recreation and Turners Falls RiverCulture are holding a series of events aimed at inspiring interest in the area’s past and bridging the gap between newer residents and those who have lived in town for years. READ […]

Turners Falls to hold 4th Street block party this Saturday

By AVIVA LUTTRELL, Recorder Staff, Monday, August 17, 2015, TURNERS FALLS — Turners Falls will not go without its annual summer block party this year after a new resident stepped up to plan the event. Jocelyn Silverlight, who moved to town at the beginning of June, said she was looking down at the street from […]

Radio personality ‘Monte’ Belmonte OK’d to take over Shea Theater

By AVIVA LUTTRELL, Recorder Staff, Tuesday, August 11, 2015, TURNERS FALLS — The Shea Theater may see larger traveling acts, more diverse community theater and get an environmentally friendly makeover in the coming year after the Board of Selectmen agreed to award Northampton radio personality and Turners Falls resident Christopher “Monte” Belmonte a lease to […]