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RiverCulture - Thu, Jul 15, 2010, 1:48 P
Block Party Music Line-up Announced!
TF's biggest downtown summer bash of the year. Check out the music line-up, plus info on the rest of the packed day. August 14th. Downtown. Avenue A. http://www.turnersfa...rg/arts/block_party/
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RiverCulture - Wed, Jul 14, 2010, 10:34 A
Make Your Own Parade
Block Party is August 14th! One of the best parts of the event for the past 3 years has been our off beat and quirky Turners style parade. This year, if you want to take part, meet on the green at the corner of Ave A and 2nd Street (on the lawn of Gallery 38 - old cumbies building) at 1:30. Bring your pots and pans, bikes, lawn chairs, sculptures on forklifts, your best zombie outfit, disco roller gear, your noise band in back of a pickup, and any other personal forms of expression and get ready to start strutting at 2 pm!

Participants should be on foot/skates or pulling floats by bike. Well ok, if you are toting a 3,000 lb sculpture, you can have a forklift.

Respond to this post for more details or call Lisa Davol 413-230-9910 or check
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RiverCulture - Wed, Jul 14, 2010, 10:31 A
Call to Producers Deadline Tomorrow!
RiverCulture's call to producers deadline is July 15th. For details call Lisa Davol 413-230-9910 or check specs at
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RiverCulture - Thu, Jul 8, 2010, 11:09 A
Christmas in July Event
Always the last Saturday in July. This year it is July 31. Lighted boat parade and fireworks by the Franklin County Boat Club. Starts at dark. Viewing at the riverfront in Turners' Unity Park.
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RiverCulture - Wed, Jun 30, 2010, 5:08 P
Lots going on in Turners
Call to Producers, Block Party, Franklin County Biennial, Peskeomskut Park Festival, Footprints!
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RiverCulture - Fri, Dec 11, 2009, 11:47 A
Holiday happenings, art openings and more
Check out this week's festive lineup! http://www.mainstree...gcheck=42BJJhBFeCFg6
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RiverCulture - Sat, Aug 8, 2009, 6:59 A
Block Party Tables
In case you do not know where tables are, here is the list with approximate locations. Set up begins at noon. Find your number below and then find it marked on the street.

Below is the list with the storefronts tables are near
Table Numbers
Table Name Storefront it is near on the street
1. DCR Van – Pipiones
2. 2nd St Bakery – VFW
3. Round Here – Round Here
4. El Bohio – Seth + Evas
5. Rendezvous - Seth + Eva's
6. TF Pizza – TF Pizza
7. MCTV - Togniarelli
8. Barts Ice Cream –empty AV House storefront
9. Montague Reporter -empty AV House StoreFront
10. Donna Petersen – AV House
11. Sara Gallagher – Rist Insurance
12. TFHS Alumni – Rist Insurance
12A. NELCWIT - Rist Insurance
12B. Lotus of the Nile- Rist Insurance
13. Northstar – Booskas
14. Community Health Center – Booskas
15. Brick House Healthy Start – Dental Office
16. DiPaolo – DiPaolo’s
17. Dial Self – Powertown Near DiPaolo’s lot entrance
18. Rise – Powertown
19. Gill Mont School Partnership – Powertown office
19A G-M School Dist. - Powertown office
20. Julianne Rosewarn – Powertown office
21. Ayana Imports - Powertown office
22. Southworth - Powertown office
23. Sheffield sno cones corner of Powertown and 4th st
24. Riverculture/MBA Table - Right of Stage
25. Sweet Charlotte’s- Next to RiverCulture
26. N’field mountain - nxt to Sweet Charlotte’s in front of storefront apt - near 3rd st alley
27. Friends of Wissatinnewag – On 3rd alley on RC table block
28. Firemen’s BBQ next to 3rd st alley in front of Fabulous Hair
29. Skate park near Fabulous Hair
30. Grumpies – Arnies
31. MCSM – Arnie’s on corner
Call 413-230-9910 with questions
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annej. - Fri, Aug 7, 2009, 3:31 P
Lawn Chairs???
If you have any of the old fashioned, webbed kind to donate or loan, OR if you want to march with the Lawn Chair Brigade, please meet us in front of the old Cumbies where the parade will kick off. We'll be there at 1:15. For more info, you may contact Anne at 834-0777 or Thanks!
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PamK - Fri, Aug 7, 2009, 12:42 P
Mucho help needed for Block Party!
Hello All!
The TF Block Party will be held this Saturday from 2-8 p.m.

Come join the fun, the food and the music.

and.........we really need help with set up at noon and clean up after 8 p.m.

if you are able to help stop by the riverculture table and ask for Pam or Lisa.
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RiverCulture - Thu, Jul 23, 2009, 3:07 P
TFMA Culture Events this week
Great events lined up for this week including jazz at DiPaolo's, Photographer lecture at Discovery Center, Bastille Day BBQ parking lot party and more! http://www.montaguem...?gpt=32&g=197&id=193
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RiverCulture - Sat, Jul 18, 2009, 8:30 A
Fashion on the Ave
Listen to a little preview with Rachel Teumim and Monte Belmonte about the Fabrication fashion show at the Block Party here!

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RiverCulture - Fri, Jul 17, 2009, 4:22 P
Get involved with the Block Party!
Turners Falls Block Party is August 8th. We need volunteers, so if you are interested, please click here for ways you can help. http://www.turnersfa...y-and-Fashion-Show-/

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RiverCulture - Wed, Jul 1, 2009, 5:27 P
TFMA 7.1.09
Happy Independence Day! Check out this week's happenings. http://www.mainstree...gcheck=42woGehPfdxeY
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RiverCulture - Wed, Jun 24, 2009, 1:43 P
This week’s newsletter
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RiverCulture - Fri, Jun 12, 2009, 3:09 P
TFMA Culture 6.12.09
Here's this week's RiverCulture newsletter... . http://www.montaguem...?gpt=32&g=197&id=190
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RiverCulture - Thu, May 28, 2009, 6:24 P
Block Party - Reserve your spot
If artists, businesses or organizations would like to have a spot on the street at the block party, please reserve by June 25th for early bird discount. More info here http://www.turnersfa...s-Block-Party-2009-/

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RiverCulture - Thu, May 21, 2009, 5:58 P
Artists at Block Party
ATTENTION ARTISTS - Would you like to have a table/tent at the Turners Falls Block Party on August 8th? Would any of you like to coordinate the artist section? Please get in touch with me by emailing back or calling 413.230.9910 or getting in touch with via RiverCulture website
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RiverCulture - Mon, Apr 27, 2009, 12:59 P
Turners Falls Block Party 2009!
This year's party will be August 8th from 2-8 PM.

Music, food, art and more all on Avenue A in downtown Turners Falls. Stay tuned here for details on the music line up, street offerings and for opportunities to get involved! In the meantime, call Lisa for info. 413.230.9910 or email her.
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LBD - Tue, Dec 16, 2008, 7:46 A
Holiday Cheer with Steve & Lisa
Thursday December 18 at 8 PM.
Lisa Davol and Steve Alves host an evening of holiday songs at the Rendezvous in Turners Falls. Come join in the fun! Special quests include: Emily Brewster, Patricia Pruitt, JD Keating, Hillary Smith, and Captain Tim. Song lyrics will be provided.

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RiverCulture - Mon, Nov 10, 2008, 2:44 P
Call for public art proposals!
Deadline to submit proposals is December 4th

The Turners Falls RiverCulture Project is requesting proposals from artists/landscape designers/groups/persons to design and implement a temporary art installation (lasting up to 3 years) for a public walkway connecting downtown Turners Falls to the residential hill section of Turners Falls. Project budget is $4,500 including a $1,000 design fee and $3,500 for construction materials, labor, delivery, and assembly and installation requirements. All persons interested in applying should call Lisa Davol at 413-230-9910 or email her at Deadline to submit proposals is Thursday December 4th at 4:00 pm. The RFP can be viewed from the homepage of the RiverCulture website.

The Turners Falls RiverCulture Project is funded by The Massachusetts Cultural Council, The Town of Montague, Western Massachusetts Electric Co., Fostering the Arts and Culture Partnership, Hillside Plastics, and Greenfield Savings Bank.
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RiverCulture - Thu, Oct 23, 2008, 11:57 A
Halloween Performance?
Does anyone know anything about the performance that is supposed to be happening in peskeomskut park on halloween?
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RiverCulture - Wed, Aug 13, 2008, 4:43 P
Block party Photos
If anyone has photos of the block party, please send them my way so i can distribute and post them on the RiverCulture website. Here are some on Janel Nockelby’s Flickr page.
Lisa Davol
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RiverCulture - Thu, Aug 7, 2008, 2:16 P
Block Party: Help Needed and Wish List
It’s almost here! This year’s Turners Falls Block Party is only two days away. We hope to see you downtown on Saturday during the party, which will begin with a parade at 3pm and continue until 10 with live music, food, and fun for all ages on Avenue A and beyond.

Many people, businesses, and organizations have contributed to making this year’s party happen, but it’s not too late to pitch in. On Saturday, there will be lots of opportunities to help. Just show up at:

8am - to help set up the tents that will protect music and equipment (we need lots of hands)
9am (and after) - to set up stage & equipment + green room for performers
noon - to block off streets, hang signs, set up another tent, and help vendors get situated
2:30pm - to help with or be in the parade
3pm (and after) - to staff tables, assist with kids’ activities, and run last-minute errands (Come to the RiverCulture table for an assignment.)
10pm - to help break it all down and clean up

We would also like people to take photographs of the event to have on file and someone to estimate attendance at various points during the day.

We’re also still looking for a few important items:

* Stakes for attaching signs to
* A truck to hold full garbage bags and drive to the DPW after the party
* Non-toxic art supplies suitable for collage and painting
* Lots & lots of duct tape
* Good weather!!!

If you can help, please let me know -- or just come down to Avenue A and stop by the RiverCulture table on Saturday. See you there!

Lisa Davol
RiverCulture Coordinator

For more information about the 2008 Block Party and other events in Turners Falls, see
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RiverCulture - Thu, Jun 26, 2008, 5:35 P
MarKamusic Rain Location
In case of rain, RiverCulture’s MarKamusic concert this Saturday at 6 pm will will be held inside at St. Kazimierz. (across from Peskeomskut Park and Carnegie Library at the corner of Ave A and 7th Street in Turners Falls) Click here for details
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RiverCulture - Sun, May 18, 2008, 11:26 A
African Dance Performance Today!
African dance performance also today at the Great Hall of the Discovery Center at 2 pm.
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TF RiverCulture Calendar
Piano tuning
Mon, May 23
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Montague Common Hall
Mon, May 23
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Montague Common Hall
Asparagus Festival 2022
Sat, June 4
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Monthly Flow Arts Jam!
Thu, June 9
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Montague Common Hall
Mohawk Trail Concerts
Sat, June 18
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Montague Common Hall
Mowhawk Trail Concerts
Sat, July 9
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Montague Common Hall
Basket Weaving Workshop
Sat, August 13
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Montague Common Hall
Basket Weaving Workshop
Sun, August 14
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Montague Common Hall
Basket Weaving Workshop
Sat, September 24
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Montague Common Hall
Basket Weaving Workshop
Sun, September 25
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Montague Common Hall
Sawmill Run
Sat, October 8
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Montague Common Hall