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UMass men’s basketball drops first game of season to Creighton in MGM Grand Main Event finals -

November 26, 2015

UMass football prepares for final regular season game against Buffalo Friday -

November 25, 2015

UMass men’s basketball continues hot shooting in rout of Clemson Monday night -

November 24, 2015

SGA votes down letter opposing Baker’s statements on refugees -

November 24, 2015

IPO reaches out to local families to host international students for Thanksgiving -

November 24, 2015

Amherst Police Log: Nov. 20-22 -

November 24, 2015

Local Pioneer Valley food banks aim to fight hunger -

November 24, 2015

UMass club sports present petition alleging lack of resources, communication from athletic department -

November 24, 2015

UMass women’s basketball looks to get back on track in Omni Hotels Classic -

November 24, 2015

An inside look at the UMass club baseball team -

November 24, 2015

UMass men’s swimming proves victorious in Terrier Invitational, Minutewomen finish fourth -

November 24, 2015

The benefits of meditation -

November 24, 2015

In wake of Paris attacks, US should not ditch compassion -

November 24, 2015

Letter to the editor: Students for Justice in Palestine respond to a previous op-ed -

November 24, 2015

Student makes UMass history as first to perform mainstage production in wheelchair -

November 24, 2015

Graduate Employee Organization and UMass administrators meet to talk about late pay issues -

November 23, 2015

UMass Dining encourages different programs to prevent hunger in Amherst -

November 23, 2015

FBI agents explain cyber security at UMass talk -

November 23, 2015

Students present demands and tap administrators for answers, additional information at ‘answering session’ -

November 23, 2015

UMass Dining works to reduce amount of food waste created with weight measurement -

November 23, 2015

Matt & Kim make Pearl Street sweat

Matt & Kim brought their infectious brand of dance-punk to Pearl Street this past Saturday night at Pearl Street. Filled with crowd interaction and fan-favorite songs, this was not a show to be missed.

Matt and Kim to bare all at Pearl Street

Matt and Kim drop by Pearl Street in Northampton on their tour to promote their new album, “Sidwalks.” Javelin and Fletcher C. Johnson will open for the duo in Saturday’s 9 p.m. show.

Ritter lights up Calvin

Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter wows concertgoers with infectious theatrics and feel-good tunes at the Calvin Theater.

Idaho and NoHo to join up at the Calvin Theater

Contemporary folk singer-songwriter Josh Ritter is performing at the Calvin Theater this Saturday night at 8 p.m. The Northampton-native Winterpills will be joining Ritter and his band for what Angela Stasiowski calls “a well-rounded show…[that] simply cannot be missed.”

Tallest Man captivates Noho

Last Friday, Sweden’s Tallest Man On Earth played Pearl Street Ballroom. Opening the show was S. Carey of Bon Iver Fame.

Little Feat brings big hits to Noho

Classic fusion rockers Little Feat will perform at the Calvin Theater in Northampton, Friday Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $27.50 to $37.50 and are still available.

The Tallest Man on Earth to take over Northampton

Swedish folkie Kristian Matsson-a.k.a. The Tallest Man on Earth-will be performing this Thursday at the Pearl Street Night Club at 8:30. He will be supported by Bon Iver alumnus S. Carey.

Taking a dive: One UMass student recounts her first skydiving experience

Collegian editor Angela Stasiowski, who recently jumped out of a plane for the first time, describes her leap of faith and the lessons she learned from it.

Frightened Rabbit bring Scottish folk to Noho

Frightened Rabbits will be performing at the Pearl Street ballroom this Saturday. The group’s folk sound is given a more twangy feel due to their lack of a bass guitarist, and their song “Swim Until You Can’t See Land” has been a hit on alternative radio stations around the globe.

Calvin Theatre to host Rufus Wainwright III Saturday

Remember that song? The one that Leonard Cohen penned and Jeff Buckley made famous? The song is “Hallelujah,” a gorgeous ballad of biblical allusions and secular lust that has been covered by many, but matched by few. Now think back a couple years to that standout cover performance that was prominently featured on the “Shrek” soundtrack. Undeniably heartfelt, this piano-based cover made the soundtrack a double-platinum selling record. Now you know Rufus Wainwright. Wainwright will perform a set of his old-world meets modern-age piano ballads at the Calvin Theater this coming Saturday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m.

Benevento jazzes up the Valley

Marco Benevento is quickly becoming known in the jazz circuits of New York, making Brooklyn his primary stomping ground.

Marco Benevento describes ‘avant-jazz’ style

Marco Benevento, a self-proclaimed “punk” from the New York music scene, met drummer and long time friend Joe Russo in detention hall. The rest is history.

Former Dresden Doll brings sophisticated punk to Pearl Street

Amanda Palmer brought her sophisticated burlesque punk to Pearl Street last Friday, serenading the packed Ballroom with tunes from her debut solo release, “Who Killed Amanda Palmer.”

Palmer brings wild act to Pearl Street

This Friday, Nov. 13, Dresden Doll’s singer, songwriter and pianist Amanda Palmer will try her luck at Pearl Street Clubroom in Northampton. The 9 p.m. show follows the recent conclusion to her “Who Killed Amanda Palmer” tour.

Play ‘Hockey': Portland band releases fresh debut

Never before has a band named after a Canadian-created sport had as much soul as Portland’s Hockey.

There is no need to explain the band’s musical back-story. Their debut album “Mind Chaos” speaks for itself.

Portugal. The Man shows IHEG a good time

Sarah Palin has given Americans the wrong idea about Alaska. Not everyone that hails from Wasilla is a baby-popping hockey mom. In fact, some of them play music.

Regina Spektor a “Far” cry from a normal artist

Regina Spektor is flexible. From writing style to influences, the singer-songwriter and pianist never ceases to surprise listeners with impressive displays of vocal acrobatics and a smile that lights up any stage.

Sam Roberts Band’s modest NoHo performance thrills

This past Monday, Iron Horse Music Hall ushered in a new era of rock n’ roll, playing host to Canada’s Sam Roberts Band. The group of Montreal natives is currently touring the United States in support of their latest effort, “Love at the End of the World.”

Canadian musician to bring ‘Love’ to the Iron Horse

Tonight, our musical neighbors up north will export the exceptionally talented singer-songwriter Sam Roberts to Northampton’s Iron Horse Music Hall for an evening of good, old-fashioned rock ‘n’ roll.