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Happening this Week

Happening this Week

by Charlotte Penrose

HONORABLE WOMEN:
FEMALE JUSTICES OF THE US SUPREME COURT

March 1 Wednesday 7-8PM

Trish Chambers Productions introduces the audience to the four brilliant and accomplished women who earned their seat in this country’s highest court. Learn about their unique personalities and the perseverance that empowered them to take their place in history. The program also includes information about the traditions and history of the Supreme Court, as you learn about the votes these women made to clarify the intentions of the Founding Fathers in the Constitution. $5 suggested donation.
Litchfield Community Center. 421 Bantam Rd. Litchfield CT. 860.567.8302


MOTOWN MOJO: THE TEMPTATIONS & THE FOUR TOPS
March 3rd Friday 8-10PM

With an incredible repertoire of the best Motown Soul, these classic groups still have the voices and tight choreography that skyrocketed them onto the charts. There are a few new faces to take on some vocal assignments, but the groups remain largely in tact and delightfully entertaining. Between the two groups hits include “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” “Reach Out, I’ll Be There,” “I Can’t Help Myself,” and “Baby I Need Your Lovin’.” $50-80. Purchase tickets online or call box office.
Warner Theater. Main Stage. 86 Main Street. Torrington CT. 860.489.7180


CONVERSATIONS WITH NEIGHBORS:
HELPING THE HUDSON VALLEY

March 4th Saturday 3PM

Part of a series of community discussions that bring together neighbors to facilitate communication with one another and to celebrate the richness and diversity of Columbia County. This conversation will cover the current economic state of the region and what we each can do to contribute to its growth. Moderated by author David Black, the panel will include Columbia County Supervisor Sarah Sterling, Peter Taylor of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and Pierce Sioussat of Bioforce USA. Each panelist will offer their unique perspectives: running a non-profit business, managing regional government programs and guiding a foundation for local charitable giving. Book online in advance. $20, $15 members, $10 students.
Spencertown Academy Arts Center. 790 Route 203. Spencertown NY. 518.392.3693


COOKING CLASSES @ SILO COOKING SCHOOL
MOOD FOOD

March 4th Saturday 11AM-2PM

Cooking School Director Dawn Leahy will be leading a participatory cooking class, “Mood Food,” to help beat the winter blues and “happify” your life with Omega-3 rich recipes. Menu includes: Shiitake Mushroom Frittatas; Citrus, Avocado and Quinoa Salad; Almond Crusted Sea Bass with Saffron in Shellfish Broth; and Dark Chocolate Mousse with Berries & Cream. Book online in advance. $95
Silo Cooking School. 44 Upland Road. New Milford CT. 860.355.0300.


SOUTH AMERICAN FOOD AND WINE PAIRING DINNER
March 4th Saturday 6-9PM

Chef Anne McLelland will lead a cooking demonstration with paired wines acquainting students with bold Latin flavors, sultry spices and textural complexity. Menu includes: Argentine Lentil Soup with Pao de Queijo; Brazilian Coconut Milk Chicken; Spiced Crispy Pork Belly with fresh Corn Puree and Mirco Greens; Grilled Rib Eye with Chimichurri Sauce and finally Cinnamon Churros with Chocolate Chili Dolce de Leche. Book online in advance. $110
Silo Cooking School. 44 Upland Road. New Milford CT. 860.355.0300.


BILL T. JONES: BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA
March 4th Saturday 8PM

Co-presented with Jacob’s Pillow Dance, the iconic choreographer Bill T. Jones will be presenting a solo work created in response to Nick Cave’s expansive installation “Until.” Truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to see Mr. Jones in such an intimate setting performing an original piece designed to interact with this incredible exhibition surrounding him. Purchase tickets online. $60, $45 student, $75 day of.
MASS MoCA 1040 MASS MoCA Way. North Adams MA. 413.662.2111 x1



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