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Jan 5, 2021

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June 3, 2021

New York, NY (June 3, 2021)— The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce its 2021

May 28, 2021

Amherst Media will be closed for Memorial Day:

Monday, May 31st.

We will re-open on Tuesday, June 1st at 10:00am.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesistate to reach out to info@amherstmedia.org

Have a good Memorial Day!

March 10, 2021

From the Daily Hampshire Gazette

Staff Writer
Published: 3/9/2021 5:23:14 PM

NORTHAMPTON — Norton Juster, the author of the celebrated children’s book “The Phantom Tollbooth,” related a story several years ago on National Public Radio that he fell into writing the story because he was bored and doing something the book’s main character does: procrastinating.

February 4, 2021

By Jim Lescault, Executive Director

Reading the public notice of the recent death of Benny “Motown Man ” Johnson put me into a
deep pause, reflecting on my many wonderful interactions with Benny here at the Amherst
Media studio.

Most people came to know Benny from his delightful renditions of Motown hits on the streets of
Amherst and the surrounding towns. Some called him Benny the Bucket-man, due to him
keeping rhythm for himself with an empty joint compound bucket.

January 26, 2021

Tomorrow evening!

Amherst Media invites you to the Massachusetts premiere showing of our video documentary, A House Built by Hope: A Story of Compassion, Resilience, and Religious Freedom.

This 35 minute video will be followed by a panel discussion. Panelists include, Jim Wald, Hampshire College History Professor; Simon Leutz, Department Chair, Social Studies, Amherst Pelham Regional High School; and Dr. Elsie Fetterman, former Danielson resident and member of the Temple Beth Israel Preservation Society.