Since launching his recording career a decade ago, Justin Townes Earle has established a reputation as a singular leading light in the Americana music community. With fearless, personally charged lyrical insight and infectious melodic craftsmanship, the young veteran singer-songwriter has built a rich, personally charged body of work. Continue reading
Join A. Michelle and Joy for a Gong Bath Meditation. Come to clear, energize and balance through the deep vibration and resonance of the gongs. This extraordinary sound experience allows you to rest into your deeper self and move into a dream-like state while waves of gong tones wash over, around and through you . Immersed in holistic sound, your mind, body and spirit tune into a state of profound relaxation and spontaneous healing. Leave with greater clarity, inner peace, and a connection to your inner truth and joy! Bring whatever you need to be comfortable on the floor. Continue reading
Born Yesterday is a bookend to New York singer-songwriter, Margaret Glaspy’s lauded 2016 debut Emotions and Math (ATO Records). “In releasing it, I feel set free to sing deep into my new inspirations while taking a break from the road and make something entirely new.” Glaspy continues, “These songs are the end of this chapter and mark a new beginning!” Continue reading
Hailing from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, The Steel Wheels are familiar with the traditions of folk music and how a string band is supposed to sound. In fact, they’ve been drawing on those steadfast traditions for more than a decade. Yet, their name also evokes a sense of forward motion, which is clearly reflected in their latest album, Wild As We Came Here. Continue reading
Crafting a unique style that mixes poetic ballads with swinging rockers, Eilen Jewell ranks among the best in the Americana genre today. As the reigning Queen of the Minor Key, Jewell leads a tight quartet who blend influences of surf noir, early blues, rockabilly, and 1960s era rock and roll. Continue reading
The Music Inspired Portraits and Mindscapes of Lennie Peterson
Synesthesia is a condition where any one of the 5 senses “co-activates” with another of the 5 senses. For instance, seeing color or shapes when you hear certain music (think Kandinsky), or being able to visualize a memory or a touch when you smell a certain smell.
Photography is the resurrection of the past and the record of a moment that no longer exists. Ruins are not just remains or leftovers. They are stories and memories, written within walls, textures, and surreal landscapes.
The landscape in these expositions are similar to a war field, and the shrouds of debris become reborn shadows. This particular photography assumes the incisive taxidermy of aesthetic cuts that define the intention and interest of its author. The cut and the detail. The disturbance where the surreal is reborn and screams, yes. Continue reading
With spring comes a breath of fresh air; breathe! Embrace change as the seasons do; do not limit you, let this be an opportunity to be adventurous, explore new places and reach new heights!
This exhibit, in the Narrows Café Gallery, has been created by students of People Incorporated and is in part supported by a grant from the Fall River Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Inspired by the Quechechan River Trail History Walk, Durfee Art students have sculpted a shoe installation that will allow viewers to “Walk a Mile” in the lives of Fall River mill workers. In addition to these papier-mâché shoes, AP students have produced written scripts in the words of these mill workers, expressing their thoughts, tribulations and aspirations, bringing to life the individuals inside the shoes. You can read an excerpt from one of the scrips below.
Artist, Deborah Baronas will hold an opening reception for her gallery exhibition entitled, The Art of Work, Textiles and the American Dream on May 5th from 1-4pm, in conjunction with the Quechechan River Trail History Walk. Continue reading