Feb 3, 2011
The last Ignite Amherst was one of my favorite night's in Amherst, great people, amazing presentations and a stellar venue. (Full disclosure: I was one of the presenters.) So I'm super excited about this year's event "Making Stuff" at the Eric Carle Museum, Tuesday Feb 8th, 7pm, which may be SOLD OUT, but fret not, you can watch everything streaming live and exclusive @ Wonder what's in store? Here's our coverage of last year's event..
Jan 25, 2011
We have posted the meetings with John Bayless from 1/19/11 ( and Gerald Kohn from 1/20/11 ( The meeting with Maria Geryk will be posted on 2/2/11.
Jan 21, 2011
We will be streaming all presentations from the main auditorium starting at 9:15am. Click HERE for a schedule of events Watch the stream live HERE
Jan 14, 2011
Check out the exciting new community Photoshop course descriptions below and then visit "Classes, Trainings, and Workshops" on our home page at to catch all the dates & times. Amherst Media is thrilled to offer this exciting menu of skill-building opportunities and we look forward to hearing from you for additional topics of interest & need. ïPanoramas in Photoshop - $30
Jan 13, 2011
ìLens and Keyboard as Paletteî - Exhibit on display at Amherst Media, 246 College St., through February 2011. Photographic images representing the creative vision and expression brought forth when the spirit of classical photography is married with the digital arts. Experience the talent of local photographers as they challenge our perceptions, simplify and expand our understandings, and invite us to participate in the environment through their uniquely creative lens.
Jan 11, 2011
Dear Town Wide office candidate, Amherst Media proudly supports and promotes free speech; encouraging people to actively participate in government, fostering critical thinking, and honoring self-expression.
Jan 6, 2011
"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading." Lao-Tzu "A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all." Georges Bernanos A moment of reflection and address from Board President, John Bruner, on the importance of change in our vision, action and role as your Community Media Center. Photo Credit: Boy_Wonder. Joel
Dec 8, 2010
On December 3rd, Todd Cromack drove to Crocker Farm School with a pick-up truck loaded with bags full of donated coats, hats, jackets and gloves for those in need of the proper New England weather gear. Cromack, a silver-haired, benevolent member of the Amherst Lions Club organized the Lions Club component of the the Crocker Farm/Amherst Lions Winter Clothing Share, in conjunction with Erika Zekos and Michael Henry of the Crocker Farm School Parent Guardian Organization who manned the school's coat drive.
Dec 2, 2010
It was a rally for the masses, a huge mass of over 200,000 people ascended on the National Mall in Washington D.C. to attend the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on the day before Halloween. Brightly colored signs, costumes, and smiles set the general atmosphere for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's collective effort one knows the exact purpose of the rally but the varying opinions usually come to the conclusion of some sort of media awareness.