|Sponsored by the Downtown Northampton Association|
When: Sunday February 26 – 2:00PM, Doors Open at 1:30PM
Where: Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060
Academy of Music Theatre Box Office - https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1407556
Advance - $10 Adults/$8 Senior 65+ & Students/$5 Kids 12 & Under
Day of at door - $12 Adults/$10 Senior 65+ & Students/$7 Kids 12 & Under
A showcase of the best local talent in the Valley’s favorite variety show at the communities’ most beloved theater. Steve Westfield of the Pajama Slave Dancers will host with the Really Big Show orchestra led by Jim Armenia. Fuzznogginz will be on hand featuring our newest character, Calvin the Really Big Puppet. Northampton High School Theatre students will serenade us with a song from their upcoming production The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Our featured band this year will be Workman Song, performing their recent radio hits including “O, To Be In Love Again.” Poet Amy Dryansky will make her first appearance in her new role as Northampton's Poet Laureate. Also featured this year, the violin mastery of Nicky Whittredge, the experimental dances of Loculus Collective, and a Gong! Enjoy witty quips by our celebrity judge panel featuring Rhymes With Orange cartoonist Hilary Price, Monte Belmonte, and someone special.
|Series Sponsors: Gravity Switch, Lathrop Communities, Off The Map Tattoo|
Media Sponsors: Daily Hampshire Gazette, WRSI - 93.9 The River, New England Public Radio, WGBY Public Television, Northampton Community Television, WMUA 91.1 FM, MassLive.com / The Republican, The Valley Advocate / Preview Massachusetts
Organizational Support: Massachusetts Cultural Council and the City of Northampton
Four Sundays in February/KidsBestFest-YouthFilm are produced by the Northampton Arts Council
KidsBestBest-YouthFilm ‘17 is co-presented by the Academy of Music Theatre
Portions of the proceeds for all shows benefit the 2017 ArtsEZ Grant Round administered by the Northampton Arts Council.