1:30 p.m. — NEPR is pleased to welcome NPR's Education Reporter, Eric Westervelt to UMass Amherst for a conversation on education policy and the new administration, including the nomination of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary, what the new travel bans implemented by President Trump mean for colleges and universities in the U.S., and more.
Garrison Keillor officially handed over the reins at A Prairie Home Companion this summer, but don't fret, the public radio legend is coming to Northampton in February as NEPR presents An Evening of Storytelling with Garrison Keillor.
South Hadley , Mass. — Join us to celebrate immigration in western New England at a series of events around the region this fall around the launch of the Words In Transit book, created to accompany NEPR's Words in Transit oral history project. Each presentation will include an opportunity to hear personal stories from contributors to this book, along with members of the Words in Transit production team, and in some cases, to view photographs and hear audio clips of the collected stories. All events are free and open to the public.
Gateway City Arts — Come out and hear some outrageous, funny and heartwarming true stories told in 5 minutes by your friends and neighbors from around the valley.
The Academy of Music, Northampton, MA — Join NEPR and David Sedaris for an evening featuring all-new stories and observations with several sneak previews into work that will be published in his next book, a collection of his diaries, entitled Theft By Finding.
New England Public Radio is now accepting nominations for the 2017 NEPR Arts & Humanities Awards. Now in its ninth year, the award recognizes those who have made a positive impact on the arts and humanities and brings awareness to the critical role played by musicians, artists, dancers, writers, teachers and cultural institutions in western New England.