Being an artist is a perfect fit for William Accorsi

March 24, 2014, BY TRISH CRAPO for The Greenfield Recorder. One morning not long ago, two artists bent over a scroll saw, one of them carefully guiding a piece of thin plywood around the moving blade, intent on bringing a drawing to life — or at least, into another dimension.The two were William Accorsi, now […]

RiverCulture/Mass Creative Oped for The Greenfield Recorder

March 19, 2014- Greenfield Recorder Art and culture have been central to the revitalization of Turners Falls and Franklin County.The last decade has seen a steady increase of economic activity generated by the arts, and more residents are participating in arts-related events. Not surprisingly, there has been a growing partnership between area businesses and nonprofit […]

Everything Old is New Again/WGBY Visits LOOT

January 19, 2014- I recently taped a segment for Connecting Point at an amazing store called Loot Found + Made in Turners Falls the other day, and it got me thinking about how something old is always becoming something new again. Loot is a store that takes industrial items, old items, found items… and provides […]

Turners Falls Finds Codes For Future

January 01, 2014 BY CORI URBAN, The Republican Technology was once the realm of the mills in the Connecticut River-side village of Turners Falls, but today technology is being used to export the village’s stories to the rest of the world. Turners Falls Encoded, a series of quick response codes leading to multimedia vignettes, is […]

Liquid Glass/New Gallery & Studio

December 23, 2013, BY CHRIS CURTIS, for The Greenfield Recorder Damon Carter twirls the steel tube like a drum major, cooling and stretching the incandescent globe of semi-molten glass clinging to its end. Steam and the smell of charred wood join the scents of hot stone, metal and glass when Carter sits to smooth the […]

Turners Falls’ QR codes Help Put the Town on the Map

November 19, 2013- BY CHRIS CURTIS, Greenfield Recorder If all goes according to vision, curious Parisians could soon be learning all about this little village. Or Floridians, Midwesterners, Greenfield residents, anyone really. Through the effort of a Hampshire College student working on his thesis the Turners Falls RiverCulture organization is hoping to put Turners Falls […]