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Happening this Week

Happening this Week

by CHARLOTTE PENROSE

CABARET AT THE GHENT PLAYHOUSE: YES, THE CABARET
March 30th and 31st, Friday and Saturday, 8pm
April 1st, Sunday, 2PM

Don’t miss the last three performances of the Tony-award winning Cabaret at The Ghent Playhouse. Set amid the backdrop of the 1930s Germany as it begins to slide toward the Nazis, this classic play and subsequent film tells the story an American writer living in Berlin who meets an eccentric dancer at a decadent and seedy cabaret called The Kit Kat Club. What happens next? Well, even if you already know, the many successful revivals of the musical prove that the entertainment value remains! Performance suggested for those age 16 and above. $22 General Admission, $17 Members, $10 Students.
The Ghent Playhouse. 6 Town Hall Place. Ghent NY. 800.838.3006

COMBINING PERENNIALS IN THE GARDEN: YEAR-ROUND BEAUTY
March 31st, Saturday, 10-11:30AM

Perennials give gardens a beautiful reliability and can return lovelier each year. If you want to make their season lasts longer, and they continue to shine even when out of bloom? Come meet Jenna O’Brien, Owner and Founder of Viridissima Horticulture and Design as she shares her secret: combing perennials with a variety of other exceptional garden plants to wow you, year-round. Event is now standing room only but bring your own chair to learn about this trick! Free.
Ward’s Nursery. 600 South Main Street. Great Barrington MA. 413.528.1902
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DETOX DELICIOUSLY: CLEAN FOOD MOVEMENT
March 31st, Saturday 11AM-1:30PM

The question is no longer if you’re toxic, but how toxic are you? We live in a world full of toxins—from the food we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink to the everyday materials that fill our homes. In this hands-on class taught by Marti Wolfson, Culinary Nutritionist, you will create a menu of bright, delicious, nutritious and satisfying cuisine that support your body. $80
HGS Home Chef. 2642 State Route 23. Hillsdale NY. 518.325.3310
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BERKSHIRE COOP: FARM TOUR OF MEAD’S MAPLE SYRUP
March 31st, Saturday, 1PM

It’s time for the Berkshire Coop’s annual Mead’s Maple Syrup farm tour. Winter and Jude Mead will give an in-depth tour of their farm and syrup-making process. The tour will be followed by a pancake lunch. Mead will also be offering gluten-free options to make sure everyone can enjoy their delicious syrup! Reserve spot on Berkshire Coop website. Free.
Mead’s Maple Syrup. 37 Tobey Hill Road. Canaan CT. 860.824.0829
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FOOD FOR THE SOUL:
MICHELANGELO AND THE LAURENTIAN LIBRARY

April 3rd, Tuesday, 5:30-6:30PM

There is much mysticism surrounding the works of Michelangelo, and characteristics have been attributed to his Laurentian Library that go far beyond the scope of most physical structures. In fact, in the celebrated book, The Architecture of Michelangelo, the structure is interpreted as a cohesive, living body, engaged in a physiological dialogue with the visitor. Professor and Author Daniel Savoy will explore this idea through literature of that period—medical, natural, philosophical—all suggesting Michelangelo’s take on the monastic library’s tradition as nutrimentum spiritis, or, food for the soul. Free.
Clark Art Museum. 225 South Street. Williamstown MA. 413.458.2303



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