With over 30 artist installations and exhibitions, a series of events are scheduled for REACH Fest Day, taking place on April 13. There will be performances in Easthampton and Holyoke  by contemporary movement and sound artists and the One-Minute Vidfest, a film festival at Popcorn Noir in Easthampton featuring one-minute short films submitted by over 80 artists from Easthampton to Serbia; and all exhibitions will be open for visitation from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m in Holyoke and in Easthampton from 4 – 9 p.m. in conjunction with the monthly Art Walk Easthampton.

REACH Fest Day: April 13

10 – 4 p.m., Holyoke
All Holyoke Locations will be open
Holyoke City Hall, 536 Dwight Street
Holyoke City Hall Annex
Steiger’s Building Storefront:, 259-271 High Street
Massachusetts Green High-Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), 100 Bigelow St.
Wistariahurst Museum, 238 Cabot St.

And don’t forget to sign-up for the Performabus!

REACH Fest Day Wistariahurst Scheduled Performances:
1 p.m., Matt Medeiros and Matt Waugh, sound
2 p.m., Sarah June and Max Lord, movement and sound
3 p.m., Nyugen Smith, performance
Durational performance, Marilyn Arsem

4 – 11 p.m., Easthampton
All Easthampton Locations will be open
Easthampton City Arts+ Gallery, 43 Main Street
Eastworks, 116 Pleasant Street
Nash Gallery, 40 Cottage Street
REACH Fest Day Eastworks Scheduled Performances:
5:00 pm, Alisia Waller, performance
6:00 p.m., Seth Lepore, performative workshop
7 :00 p.m.,  Jeff Huckleberry, performance
Continual performance, Carolyn Clayton, Julia Handschuh

Popcorn Noir, 32 Cottage Street, Easthampton
9 – 11 p.m., One-Minute VidFest, Popcorn Noir


Photo credit left:
The Color of Power (sleeping in honey)
durational performance by Marilyn Arsem
Asiatopia 10th Performance Art Festival
Bangkok, Thailand
November 2008
photo by Peter Baren

right, Sara June