Slumdog Millionaire’s Gurinder Chadha comes to Clark


Clark University will host Film Making, Creativity, Migrant Biographies, Diasporic Disruption, a conversation with internationally acclaimed film director Gurinder Chadha and Clark Sociology Professor Parminder Bhachu, at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in Dana Commons, 950 Main St. The event is free and open to the public.

Kahbahblooom: The Art and Storytelling of Ed Amberley Opens in November at WAM


This fall at the Worcester Art Museum is the first comprehensive retrospective for artist Ed Emberley, among the most prolific and respected illustrators of children’s literature of the last 60 years. Among his most notable works are the Caldecott Honored One Wide River To Cross (1965), the Caldecott Medal-winning Drummer Hoff (1967), and the bestselling Go Away, Big Green Monster (1992). He also created the teaching book Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book of Animals (1970), which launched a series and remains one of the bestselling books of its kind. 

Don’t Get Haunted By A Bad Costume Purchase


Halloween parties, trick-or-treating and other ghostly events this time of year bring many consumers to pop-up and online costume shops to help them look the part. Many Halloween-themed stores take advantage of short-term leases, setting up for just a few weeks during this short but busy season. Prevent your Halloween shopping experiences from turning into a nightmare with tips from Better Business Bureau of Central New England.

Clutch guitarist Tim Sult checks in before Worcester show


In their second decade of being a band, Maryland-based rockers Clutch are as busy as ever.

Netflix Junkie: The immortal Netflix


Few things are more iconic to Halloween than the vampire. This entity made a pact to live forever with superhuman strength and abilities and survives on the blood of poor humans in its quest for immortality. Of course, the sun often turns it to ash, there are severe garlic allergies and wooden stakes to contend with, but that aside, there is something desperately romantic about it, capitalized on by the Twilight series and in other shows and films.