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Nov. 17th: 7 Tubas, 3 Cats, 2 Reverends and 1 Fabric Store

A double dose of live music Friday, 7 tubas fromTubachristmas plus Holyoke's The Basement Cats. We also celebrate a local hero of love and justice who has been serving the Northampton area since 1989, The Reverend Peter Ives. And Monte gets fitted for his Weird Barbie costume for theMarch For The Food Bank at Swanson's Fabrics.

Christopher “Monte'' Belmonte is host and executive producer of NEPM's The Fabulous 413. He was born and raised in Massachusetts and has been a radio host in western Massachusetts for the last 20 years — the last 17 of them as host of Mornings with Monte on The River 93.9/WRSI.
Kaliis Smith is a radio host and producer for NEPM's The Fabulous 413. She was most recently host and producer at The River 93.9/WRSI where she appeared on Mornings with Monte for the Nerdwatch segment and hosted weekday evenings.