Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Demetri Martin brought his unique sense of humor to Northampton

By Cory J. Willey

March 15, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy, Culture

Demetri Martin brought his unique brand of humor to the Calvin Theatre on Wednesday, marking Northampton as one of the first stops on his Point Your Face This tour. Levi MacDougall, Martin’s opening act, was a writer on Martin’s former Comedy Central show, “...

Back in Black at the Calvin

By Justin Surgent

November 1, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Comedy, Culture

“It’s not going to be that exciting,” Lewis Black said flatly as he walked out to thunderous applause, “ you've come with an energy I can’t respond to.” But for a 64 year-old man, Black kept up pretty well with the you...

Beats Antique brings electronic world fusion to Calvin Theater

By Vincenza Parella

September 21, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Beats Antique is set to grace the stage of Northampton’s Calvin Theater this weekend as it presents their unique musical blend of electronica and experiment world fusion. Lynx will also be on tour with them that eveni...

Birbiglia turns love and loss into laughs

By Staff

April 29, 2012

Filed under Comedy

From life-endangering episodes of sleepwalking to malignant bladder tumors, Mike Birbiglia has made a name for himself eliciting guffaws from audiences across the nation about seemingly less-than-lighthearted topics. On May 5...

McLean hits all the right notes in a low-key set

By William Perkins

April 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

The year might have not been quite right. And the crowd might have been a bit on the older side. But when Don McLean belted out “American Pie” at the Calvin Theater in Northampton Saturday – the tune he first released in 1971 that’s since become sacred in American culture – time seemed to ro...

They Might Be Awesome: Giants bring rock, puppets to Calvin

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

March 12, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Last week, They Might Be Giants and Jonathan Coulton graced Northampton’s Calvin Theater with their presences. Each act was entertaining and comical in its own way. Coulton took the stage first, providing a solid 30-minute...

They Might Be Giants performing in Noho tonight

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

March 7, 2012

Filed under Archives

The genre-defying duo They Might Be Giants are performing at the Calvin Theater in Northampton tonight with opening act Jonathan Coulton. They Might Be Giants formed in the early '80s. The two primary members of the group are...

Matt Nathanson brings “All Night Noise” to Noho

By Charlene Swain

March 2, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Tomorrow night at the Calvin Theater in Northampton, Bay State-native Matt Nathanson will be performing as part of his “All Night Noise” tour. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Opening for Nathanson is Rachel Platten, a si...

Bill Burr brings candid comedy style to NoHo

By Dave Coffey

December 5, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Comedy

Last Thursday night, stand-up comedian Bill Burr played to a packed house at the Calvin Theater in Northampton. Burr was supported by fellow comedian Doug Saulnier. Saulnier began his set by saying how great it was to be back ...

Original Flecktones return to Noho

By Dave Coffey

November 14, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Last Friday night, the Calvin Theater in Northampton was visited by the original lineup of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, an event which the fair city hasn’t experienced since the last time they toured with founding member Ho...

Lotus to concoct sensory spectacle at Calvin Theatre

By David Kincaid

October 20, 2011

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Music

This Friday, the Calvin Theatre in Northampton will be hosting the band Lotus for an 8 p.m. concert. Lotus has earned serious recognition for being one of the leading jam bands to come through the area, with an impressive discography and an increasingly large fan ba...

Umphrey’s McGee Does Not Disappoint

By Emily Butler

September 18, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living

Excited Umphrey’s McGee fans waited eagerly outside of the Calvin Theater in Northampton Friday night. The always-surprising Chicago-based band managed to rouse nearly everyone in the large, seated auditorium into enthu...