The Northampton Arts Council is an organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Transperformance Tickets Available

Transperformance XXIII -- Beyond Bob:Hamp’s Annual End of Summer Music Festival

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 • 4:00-9:30 PM 

Adults - $10 at the door; 

Seniors 65 & Over - $5; Kids 12 & Under - $3

No refunds/No exchanges

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[] Live! Release Party & Literary Reading

[] Live! Release Party & Literary Reading

Sunday, August 25th at 6pm

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Sunday August 25th 6pm at the Cup & Top Cafe in Florence

Free & open to the public has and always will be an independently published journal that pushes the boundaries of literature. From newer to established writers, poets and artists, encompasses a collection of varied styles of work.

An event  funded by the Northampton Arts Council, Live! will showcase writers from the Pioneer Valley as they read aloud from our newest issue, volume III.  This installment, also made possible by the Northampton Arts Council was assembled by hand and printed in part at Flying Object in Hadley, MA.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

auto mobile body works by Stefanie Weber and Creatures

Creatures of Habitat Physical Poetry Performance Project public performance experiment begins just after sundown on Friday Sept 6th, 2013 and strives for your participation.

auto mobile body works by Stefanie Weber and Creatures

Meeting location: Peter Pan Parking Lot in downtown Northampton, MA

-Arrive and gather at the meeting location at sundown.
-The experiment will last no longer than an hour.
-Be prepared to move via foot, bicycle, or car(pool)

Entrance is by donation. Pre-purchase via paypal and ticket link (for more info)

The COH Public Performance Project occupies paved spaces with art that moves. Beginning with the series ‘auto mobile body works’ which utilizes projection and live performance in car washes, parking garages, lots and abandoned industrial spaces.

Supported in part by a grant from the Northampton Arts Council, a local arts council which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Special thanks to Dana Bixby Architecture, Mark Tomasi and Ellen Mary Hayes.

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