A Look Into Amherst Ballet

If you’ve never heard of Amherst Ballet, you may not know that it sits quietly on Strong Street almost in the heart of Amherst. Amherst Ballet disguises itself in a residential building that fits in with every other home in Amherst.

The Best of the Best in 2013 with Susan Bloom

In anticipation of the 2014 Caldecott Medal awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children for the preceding year, Susan Bloom selected her favorites in a talk at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.

The Community Journalism Project

It all started on a Wednesday afternoon for me too. September 18th, 2013 if I am not wrong. I was nervous, confused and not ready to go inside an American high school for the first time. How was I going to ‘survive’ amongst these young teenagers?

Coffee for Freedom

Dan Johnson, the general manager of the recently opened Freedom Cafe in Amherst, discusses how the business started off as well as what they hope to achieve.