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Wedding: Elizabeth Latten & Benjamin Zucker

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Elizabeth Noel Latten and Benjamin Louis Zucker, both of Brooklyn, New York were married May 10, 2014 at Danfords Hotel & Marina in Port Jefferson., N.Y., by the Rev. Alison Caoila. The bride, 26, is the daughter of Kathy (Schmaeling) and Lance Latten of Huntington Station, New York. She is a junior photographer at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York. … 0

A gardener’s grand idea: Whimsical lawn planter prolongues life of beloved piano

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Clever people have used unusual items as whimsical garden planters for years. Old boots, decrepit chairs and beds make innovative containers for plants. But a grand piano? Traffic is stopping along a country road in Hadley and people are taking pictures of a grand piano covered with colorful annuals and perennials. “That piano … 0

MuseFLASHES

Thursday, July 24, 2014

At the Barnes Gallery “Looking Backward and Forward,” an exhibition of paintings by William Rathbun, will by on view through Aug. 4 at the Barnes Art Gallery in the Leverett Crafts and Arts Center, 13 Montague Road in Leverett. The paintings are selections of Rathbun’s work in a variety of styles and mediums … 0

Green River Festival boasts musical acts, hot air balloons, kids' activities

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The Green River Festival, now in its 28th year, will take place July 12-13 on the grounds of Greenfield Community College. The festival combines more than 30 musical acts on three stages with local food, beer and wine, … 0

Bruce Watson’s Lifestyles: Summer reading — check out these hot page scrollers

Thursday, July 10, 2014

This summer, like all summers, will see its share of beach books, “page turners” and “great summer reads.” Yet if the rest of the year is any judge, summer reading is changing. Gone are the lazy afternoons with your nose in a book, gone, too, those wistful hours … 0

Green River Festival — The particulars

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Tickets cost $75 for a weekend pass; $49.99 for Saturday; $34.99 for Sunday. Children 10 and under are free. Gates open at noon each day. Tickets at the gate, if available, will be $60 for Saturday; $50 for Sunday. Tickets can also be purchased at the Signature Sounds, … 0

Movie Review: ‘Evil’ mostly delivers

Thursday, July 10, 2014

A serial-killer mystery in which the culprit turns out to be one of Satan’s minions, Scott Derrickson’s “Deliver Us From Evil” adapts the detective genre to an exorcism tale that is serious about the prospect of demonic possession. … 0

MuseFLASHES

Thursday, July 10, 2014

East-West music Composer John Cooper and choreographer John McConville have teamed up in their method of fusing Ta Ka Di Mi rhythm and movement in India and the United States since the 1970s. Their craft will be presented … 0

Dramatic landscapes: Belchertown Garden Tour features an arboretum, a koi pond, waterfalls and more

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Many Belchertown landscapes feature huge boulders and stone walls made from the rocks found on the property. They create a challenge in creating a harmonious garden. Stephanie and Chris Frank have succeeded with unusual specimen trees and shrubs … 0

Mother-daughter day

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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A gardener’s dream display: The English extravaganza in Chelsea proves to be a glorious indulgence

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Chelsea Flower Show, the horticultural extravaganza held in London every May, is absolutely overwhelming. It was my dream for 30 years to attend this granddaddy of all flower shows and this year my dream came true. A group … 0

Summer savings: Museums, zoos and other sites open their doors for some free family fun

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Now that school’s out, what are you going to do with your kids? Maybe you’ve got them signed up for summer camp, perhaps you have some vacation plans as well — but two-plus months without school is still … 0

Christina Bova & Timothy Light

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Christina Bova, of Hadley, and Timothy Light, of Midland Park, N.J., were married May 25 in Wesley United Methodist Church, Hadley, by David Wintsch, youth pastor of the church. The couple live in Midland Park. The bride is … 0