Vox Pop is a series of produced audio pieces featuring “voices of the people,” responding to a range of selected topics. These vox pops were […]
A conversation between Michael Conforti, the Felda and Dena Hardymon Director of the Clark Art Institute, and John Hockenberry, host of The Takeaway.
A group of high school students from Northampton went to the streets of their hometown to find out about the opioid epidemic in the region. Members of Northampton High School’s Teen Advocacy Group, these students created a display of interviews and photographs to raise awareness.
For nearly three decades, Pioneer Valley music lovers have met on the grounds of Greenfield Community College for what many consider to be Western Massachusetts’ […]
Since 2010, Wilco has hosted Solid Sound at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. This summer, the band celebrated 20 years of making music together […]
For over 30 years, jazz educators from UMass’ illustrious music program have teamed up with musicians from around the country to provide an intensive week long crash course in jazz performance. “Jazz in July” gives students a chance to play in a variety of styles, both in the classroom and on stage.
Running from Southern Vermont down to the Connecticut River in Greenfield, MA, the Deerfield River is both a center of whitewater recreation and a major source of hydroelectric power in the Western New England region. AudioFIles intern Jake Hochberger brings us to the town of Charlemont to hear…
The Pioneer Valley is home to a thriving music scene, including many artists of color who want to make their voices heard. The Strange Noir Festival, held recently at the Flywheel Arts Collective in Easthampton, celebrated these performers. The event also served as a benefit for a Strange Noir summer tour…
On Friday April 24th, 2015, the UMass Amherst Landscape Architecture urban design studio led a tour through the city of Springfield MA, showcasing their ideas for how public space around town could be revitalized through strategic city planning.
On May 2nd 2015, the 34th annual NoHo Pride Parade took over the city of Northampton for a day of celebration. People from many different […]