Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, get a sneak peak of this year’s city of Westfield St. Patrick’s Parade float. And, learn how the organization behind the float, the Sons of Erin, have been preserving Irish culture in western Mass for over four decades.
Then, meet JaJa Swinton, Tara Gorman, and Kahli Hernandez, three of the artists featured in “Something Extraordinary,” a mixed media exhibit at Westfield State University that examines Black history through a creative lens.
And, head to Dwight Street in Holyoke, where local artists can sharpen their sketching skills at the inclusive, women-led Go Figure Drawing Studio.
Finally, Harlene Simmons chats about how her debut children’s book, “Frankie the Caterpillar,” tackles overcoming fear and embracing change.