Elizabeth Pols, a local Pioneer Valley artist, speaks to Amherst Media on the inspirations behind the many paintings and sculptures in her show At the Gates of Memory, hosted at the Smith The Alumnae House Gallery.
Elizabeth Pols Artist Profile
In an age of mass media consolidation, access to public information to insure government transparency is more vital than ever. Amherst Media, one of the oldest community access centers in the country providing that kind of transparency to its community, is in a contract dispute with the Town of Amherst. And as with many other such centers across the country over the last ten years, its future is far from certain.
Democracy Now! will provide special live coverage of the Inauguration on Friday, January 20 from 8am-3pm and the Women’s March on Saturday, January 21 from 10am-3pm. Amherst Media will air the programming in full on Channel 12.
Elizabeth Pols, a local Pioneer Valley artist, speaks to Amherst Media on the inspirations behind the many paintings and sculptures in her show At the Gates of Memory, hosted at the Smith The Alumnae House Gallery. Click through to watch the video.
Native Peoples: Not Past Tense
Standing Rock Sioux Reservation situated along the border between North Dakota and South Dakota along the Missouri River, is the site of the on-going protests against the building of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
On Monday, September 29, The Amherst Select Board again took up the issue of the 10-year, likely to either accept the currently negotiated draft or issue a preliminary denial. Town Manager Paul Bockelman reported that negotiations with Comcast will continue until the eleventh hour of the current contract–October 13th. At Bockelman's suggestion, the Select Board removed the Cable Advisory Committee from the negotation team and replaced them with two members of the Select Board–Andrew Steinberg and Doug Slaughter.