A review of Eight: grappling with the realities of making art in Northampton

By Kate Nadel The Shoestring spoke with Max Handleman West, Samson King, and Kevin Pomerleau, three queer artists, about what their experience has been working in this area and the importance of community support in making this area a viable place for young queer artists to work. All three of these artists are currently showing … Continue reading A review of Eight: grappling with the realities of making art in Northampton

See Something, Say Something #10

Regular Media Criticism from The Shoestring In a media column, The Shoestring will reflect on recent local news. Eviction Crossfit  “GET READY. WE’RE COMING FOR YOU EASTHAMPTON” reads the image text on a Facebook event promoting the grand opening of a new small business: Eviction Crossfit. At the event, the public will have the opportunity … Continue reading See Something, Say Something #10

I Go To Northampton City Council Meetings # 22

A resolution to support the right to counsel in eviction cases, beefed up security for the parking ticket and collections office, HRC receives a whopping $1,000   August 4, 2019 by Jules Marsh On July 11, 2019 the Northampton City Council held its thirteenth meeting of the year. All councilors and the Mayor were present.  … Continue reading I Go To Northampton City Council Meetings # 22