The Best of the Valley Voices Story Slam Saturday, April 18, 2015 7:30 pm The Academy of Music in downtown Northampton
THE PLEASURES OF BEING OUT OF STEP profiles legendary jazz writer and civil libertarian Nat Hentoff, whose career tracks major cultural and political movements of the last 65 years. The film is about an idea as well as a man – the idea of free expression as the defining characteristic of the individual and the society.
New England Public Radio and Amherst College's Copeland Colloquium have collected the personal stories of nearly 30 people from around the world who have made their new home in western New England through an extensive oral history project, Words in Transit: Bhutan to Springfield, Romania to Hartford, Palestine to Amherst. Traversing continents and cultures, the project illuminates the many pathways leading to our small corner of the globe, and explores the shared experience among those seeking a new life in a foreign land.
Join us to celebrate the recipients of the 2015 NEPR Arts & Humanities Awards