Post Tagged with: "Northampton"

A Companion to My Otherness – Maria Callas 101

A Companion to My Otherness – Maria Callas 101

Arts February 22, 2017 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

Patience Kayira ’20 Contributing Writer For most people, childhood is filled with trips to the toy store, afternoons watching cartoons and playing outside. Yet, not all children have this experience. For Patrick Donnelly, poet laureate of Northampton, childhood was a time for opera. Exposed to opera at an early ageRead More

Vancouver Sleep Clinic And Daughter At Pearl Street

Vancouver Sleep Clinic And Daughter At Pearl Street

Arts November 10, 2016 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

Laura Green ’18 Arts Editor Daughter is the kind of band that drinks tea onstage. Elena Tonra, a small-framed woman with strong black bangs, sipped on her paper cup of tea throughout the set at Pearl Street Ballroom. As if she weren’t cute enough, whenever there was a particularly enthusiasticRead More

A Weekend with Wes Anderson

A Weekend with Wes Anderson

Arts September 29, 2016 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

  Marissa Hank ‘20 Contributing Writer Northampton’s own Academy of Music organized a film festival celebrating the artistic genius of a film producer, director and screenwriter Wes Anderson. From Friday evening into Sunday night, the local community was able to come together and bond over their appreciation for Anderson’s artistic,Read More

7th Annual Northampton Chalk Art Festival

7th Annual Northampton Chalk Art Festival

News September 15, 2016 at 8:48 pm 0 comments

Hira Humayun ’17 Editor-in-Chief The streets of Northampton were adorned with elaborate works of chalk art on September 9 as “Arts Night Out” held its 7th Annual Northampton Chalk Art Festival. A number of artists got to work on the sidewalks of downtown Northampton, from the Smith College Museum ofRead More

Northampton Set to Become Home for 51 Refugees

News September 15, 2016 at 8:32 pm 0 comments

Katherine Hazen ’18 Associate Editor Next year 51 refugees from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq and Syria will resettle in Northampton. When Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker nearly signed onto a letter late last year co-written by other Republican governors banning refugees from entering their states, Northampton Councilwoman AlisaRead More

Smith set to donate $520,000 to Northampton

News April 28, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Sophia Zhu ’18 Opinions Editor Earlier this month, Smith announced a voluntary contribution of $520,000 to support its local community. This includes $300,000 unrestricted funds to the City of Northampton that will be paid over the following three years, $200,000 to the Valley Community Development Corporation and the Northampton CommunityRead More

NoHo Nibbles: Bombay Royale

Features April 7, 2016 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

SophiaZhu ’19 Opinions Editor Bombay Royale is an Indian restaurant that opened in February. As the third Indian restaurant in town (in addition to Indian Palace and Indian House), I did not expect there to be much excitement about Bombay Royale. However, Bombay Royale has proved itself to be a ratherRead More

Noho Nibbles: The Roost

Features March 10, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Tyra Wu ’19 Assistant Features Editor While Northampton has a number of coffee shops, The Roost is certainly a favorite of Smithies. With its lively atmosphere and plentiful menu, the Roost is a great place to do work, catch up with a friend or bring a date. On Saturday afternoonRead More

Photo by Jen Zhu '18 | Pulaski Park will open for use after the completion of the first phase.

Pulaski Park Renovations Approach First-Phase Completion

News March 3, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Emily Carroll ’16 Contributing Writer A chain-link fence currently encloses Pulaski Park in downtown Northampton. The scrim on the fence illustrates the park planners’ vision of the future — people with Starbucks coffee cups and shopping bags, children playing and beautiful greenery. Mayor David Narkewicz is hopeful that theRead More

Photo by Yuka Oiwa '16 | Northampton has many shops that sell unique holiday gifts for friends and family.

Holiday Gifts from NoHo

Features December 10, 2015 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

  Hira Himayun ’17 Features Editor As the holiday season approaches, many Smithies are making plans to go back home and visit family, friends and loved ones over the month-long break. Keeping in mind that holiday gatherings and celebrations may await you when you get home, here are some ideasRead More