Protect Our Breasts hosted third annual Yogathon last Friday

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The Protect Our Breasts Earth Day Yogathon raises money for breast cancer and awareness about healthy living.

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‘Midnight Special’ a delightful instant classic

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The sci-fi drama is a delightful, self-contained romp in the tradition of Steven Spielberg’s work.

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Happy trails: hiking routes in and around Amherst

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Annamarie Wadiak previews a few trails to explore before the start of summer break.

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Underground music spotlight: Ashley Shadow, Primitive Weapons Raise the Bar

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Five music releases of varying genre from this week that should not be overlooked.

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LuxDeluxe embraces the stage in hometown of Northampton

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Two New England bands take the stage to rock the Iron Horse Music Hall last Saturday.

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PJ Harvey’s ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ is muddled but mindful

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Musician’s politically-charged ninth LP was inspired by visits to the US, Afghanistan and Kosovo.

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‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ tells you everything you need to know about the 21st century

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The first season of the new anthology series “American Crime Story” combines the best sides of entertainment and moral resonance.

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There’s no such thing as ‘objective criticism’

Roger Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, has died Thursday, April 4, 2013, according to a family friend. He was 70 years old. Here, Ebert attends the IFP Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, on March 22, 2003. (Lionel Hahn/Abaca Press/MCT)

Bias in reviews is not a bad thing – it’s what makes critics great.

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‘Hush’ a quiet little horror flick

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A masked killer arrives at a deaf woman’s doorstep in this twist on the home invasion thriller, now available to stream on Netflix.

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‘Hardcore Henry’ is rotten to the core

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The first full-length movie filmed in first-person fails miserably.

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‘Eye in the Sky’ lacks confidence in its vision

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Strong performances and laudable cinematography can’t save director Gavin Hood’s latest film.

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UMass professor named 2016 Guggenheim Fellow

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UMass English professor Nick Bromell was awarded the fellowship and is currently working on a book project that focuses on the political philosophy of Frederick Douglass.

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Finals fuel: snacks to get you through finals week

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Marrisa Vertes suggests several healthy snack options, such as veggies and hummus, to get students through the finals grind.

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UMass Farmer’s Market provides fresh food and fun every Friday

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The UMass Student Farming Enterprise, Permaculture Initiative and Gardenshare meet weekly on the Goodell lawn to sell their wide variety of crops and products.

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Spirit Ghost kicks off first national tour with Calico Blue


Local band Spirit Ghost began their first cross-country tour at the Iron Horse last Thursday with other local performers, Calico Blue.

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SLIDESHOW: Calico Blue and Spirit Ghost perform at Iron Horse

Calico Blue and Spirit Ghost performed at the Iron Horse in Northampton on Thursday, April 14.

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All Saints’ ‘Red Flag’ leaves a lasting impression

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All Saints offer an honest and refreshing look on pop music through “Red Flag.”

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Calico Blue and Spirit Ghost rock Greeno

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Local bands perform on campus before their concert at Iron Horse in Northampton.

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UPC Spring Concert 2016

The 2016 Spring Concert saw student rapper De-Bo and artists Logic, Tinashe and Fetty Wap.

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‘STOMP’ returns to Pioneer Valley, surprises audience

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The iconic percussion performance troupe brought its unique energy to the Fine Arts Center on Tuesday and Wednesday evening.

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