Literary Open Bar set for Saturday
GREENFIELD — The LAVA Center at 324 Main St. will host a Literary Open Bar on Saturday, March 19, from 2 to 4 p.m.
The format of the reading/discussion group includes, but is not limited to: readings of one’s own or another author’s work; discussion of authors, their work, their books and their relevance; writing routines; exploring the philosophy of language, the creation of meaning and the vagaries of communication; and comparing the spoken word, the written word and what is heard. According to a LAVA Center press release, the Literary Open Bar is moderated by local author Michael Travisano.
LAVA Center hosting play on birth mothers, adoption
GREENFIELD — As part of its Social Justice in the Arts and Media series, The LAVA Center at 324 Main St. will present theatrical readings of an original play, “Every Moment of Every Day,” on Saturday, March 26, and Saturday, April 2, at 1 and 7 p.m. both days.
Informed by two dozen interviews, playwright and director Lindy Whiton presents six stories of women who relinquished their babies to adoption. Whiton, herself an original mother who put her daughter up for adoption in 1972, joined a community of other original mothers in 2015 and interviewed them about their experiences, a LAVA Center press release explains.