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Laurie Anderson
MASS MoCA

July 1, 2017 - January 1, 2018
Various

Highlighting a range of Anderson's artistic endeavors and her creative processes, the exhibition also includes a listening room of her experiments with binaural recordings and a gallery devoted to Anderson's large-scale charcoal drawings of her beloved dog, Lolabelle.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Maestro Lino Tagliapietra
Schantz Galleries

July 7, 2017 - July 30, 2017
Various

In addition to being a Maestro and undeniably the best at what he does and has accomplished throughout his 70 plus years of working with glass, Lino has touched the hearts and minds of so many people, with his endearing smile, his graceful manner, his optimism, his joy for his work and for life.
Contact: 413.298.3044
www.schantzgalleries.com
Location: 3 Elm Street Stockbridge MA 01262

2017 Hotchkiss Portals - Piano Concert Series
Hotchkiss School

July 16, 2017 - July 29, 2017
Various

Renowned pianist Boris Berman, Chair of the Piano Department at the Yale School of Music, returns to the stage. Mr. Berman opens the series!
Contact: 860.435.2591
www.hotchkiss.org
Location: 11 Interlaken Road Lakeville CT 06039

NOCA in the Berkshires
Lauren Clark Fine Art & Mary Childs

July 22, 2017 - August 20, 2017
Various

Works from the renowned North Cambridge Glass School and Studios, Cambridge, MA. This group of dedicated artists and educators present glass art work varying in style and technique. Artist reception will be held Saturday, July 22 from 5 PM to 8 PM.
Contact: 413.528.0432
www.laurenclarkfineart.com
Location: 325 Stockbridge Road Suite 1 Great Barrington MA 01230

Rory Block's Gospel & Blues Fest Weekend
Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

July 28, 2017 - July 30, 2017
Various

The Campbell Brothers, followed by The Sisters of Slide, Rory Block and Cindy Cashdollar, on Saturday night, and A Gospel Choir Fest on Sunday afternoon.
Contact: 800.838.3006
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 980 Route 66 in Chatham NY 12037

Fete Des Fleurs
Berkshire Botanical Garden

July 28, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The garden party is a premiere Berkshire event held each year at the height of the season in the beautiful
ambiance of an early summer evening. Joined by friends from Berkshire non-profit cultural organizations for a festive evening starting with cocktails!
Contact: 413.320.4794
www.berkshirebotanical.org
Location: Home of Ellen and Chris Greendale, Stockbridge, MA

Brett Ryback & Eric Ulloa
Oblong Books & Music Festival

July 29, 2017
5 PM - 7 PM

Join us for a unique chance to meet the writers in residence this summer - Brett Ryback and Eric Ulloa - who are writing a new musical "Passing Through".
Contact: 845.876.0500
www.oblongbooks.com
Location: 422 Montgomery Street Rhinebeck NY 12572

Harlem Quartet & Alan Ferber Nonet
Music Mountain

July 29, 2017 - July 30, 2017
Various

The Harlem Quartet returns on Sunday, July 30 with guest artist Fei-Fei Dong, piano, performing Webern, Mozart, Brahms, and Duke Ellington! Alan Ferber Nonet makes its Music Mountain debut on Saturday, July 29
Contact: 860.824.7126
www.musicmountain.org
Location: 225 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

25th Annual Garden Party
Chore

July 29, 2017
5 PM - 7:30 PM

The celebration will include both live and silent auctions, using a new web-based fundraising tool called BidPal.
Contact: 860.364.5654
www.portal11.bidpal.net
Location: Lion Rock Farm 30 Hosier Road Sharon CT 06069

3rd Annual Garden Party
Mattatuck Museum's

July 29, 2017
3 PM - 6 PM

Stroll beautifully restored vintage gardens and picturesque fountains. Cocktails, wine and light dinner.

Location: Home of Victoria Elliot and Dr. Marvin McMillen. Harwinton CT 06792

Wynton Marsalis
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

July 30, 2017
7 PM

Original, democratic, and liberating form of music, and the appearance by this acclaimed jazz master. Come and enjoy the show!
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Fiction Into Film Book Group
Oblong Books & Music Festival

July 30, 2017
1 PM

Read the book then join us for the film. Rated: PG The film runs 1hr 38mins and a group discussion will follow!
Contact: 845.876.0500
www.oblongbooks.com
Location: 6415 Montgomery Street Rhinebeck NY 12572

Wordxword Team Poetry Slam
The Mount

July 30, 2017
4 PM

Gritty, high-energy, friendly face-off by poetry teams gearing up for the 2017 National Poetry Slam Championship. Alert: may contain explicit content.
Contact: 413.551.5111
www.edithwharton.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

Open Days: Dutchess County, Columbia County and Litchfield County
The Garden Conservancy

July 30, 2017
10 AM - 4 PM

Enjoy private gardens open to the public in Millerton, Millbrook, and Pawling, NY, and West Cornwall, CT.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: Columbia, Dutchess and Litchfield County

Michele Lee
Barrington Stage Company

July 31, 2017
7 PM

“Michele Lee is a surefire powerhouse performer. She embraces a lyric like nobody can.” -Cy Coleman
Contact: 413.236.8888
hwww.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Fresh Takes Reading of Smart People
Williamstown Theatre Festival

August 1, 2017
5 PM

n Smart People, it is the eve of Obama's first election in 2008. Four of Harvard University's brightest - a surgeon, an actress, a psychologist, and a neuro-psychiatrist - are all interested in different aspects of the brain, particularly how it responds to race. But like all smart people, they are also searching for love, success, and identity in their own lives.
Contact: 413.458.3253
www.wtfestival.org
Location: 1000 Main Street Williamstown MA 01267

Doug Varone & Dancers
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 2, 2017 - August 6, 2017
Various

This modern dance company Doug Varone & Dancers delivers expansive vision, versatility, and technical prowess to the Ted Shawn Theatre.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Cocktails in Great Gardens
Berkshire Botanical Garden

August 4, 2017
5 PM - 7 PM

Hors d’oeuvres, a cold refreshment, and the warm summer light of late afternoon are the perfect companions to take in some of the area’s most spectacular private gardens!
Contact: 413.298.3926
https://berkshirebotanical.secure.force.com/events/CnP_PaaS_EVT__ExternalRegistrationPage?event_id=a2mi0000000yrE2AAI
Location: Ashley Falls MA 01257

21st Annual Hotchkiss Library of Sharon Summer Book Signing
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon

August 4, 2017
4:30 PM - 8 PM

The youngest attendees will enjoy the picture books of Wendell and Florence Minor, Michele Cuevas, Jordan P. Novak, and collaborators Laurie Wallmark and Katie Wu. This year we are pleased to feature a strong selection of books for the middle grades: both fiction and nonfiction from Barbara Dee, Leonard Marcus, Peter Lourie, Anita Sanchez, Catherine Stock, and bestselling and multiple National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin. There will be something for everyone!
Contact: 860.364.5041
www.hotchkisslibrary.org
Location: 10 Upper Main Street Sharon CT 06069

9th Annual Exhibition
Norfolk Artists & Friends

August 4, 2017 - August 6, 2017
Various

25 artists will show a variety of media including; painting, sculpture, photography, prints, mixed media, digital media, fine jewelry and the decorative arts.
Contact: see website
www.norfolkart.org
Location: Intersection of Route 44 and 272 in Norfolk CT 06021

Parsons Dance Festival
Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

August 4, 2017 - August 4, 2017
8PM

These two evening performances will kick off the annual PS21 Chatham Dance Festival, which takes place throughout the month of August. In addition to the two concert-length performances, Parsons will offer dance workshops, open rehearsals, and a free afternoon program just for kids.
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

9h Annual Art Show
Norfolk Artist & Friends

August 4, 2017 - August 6, 2017
Various

26 artists using various mediums. Enjoy paintings, sculptures, prints, photography, mixed media, digital media, fine jewelry, decorative arts and more.
Contact: 860.542.5039
www.norfolkart.org
Location: 17 Stoeckel Road Norfolk CT 06058

Summer Gala at Fiddletop
Bidwell House Museum

August 4, 2017 - August 5, 2017
Various

Guests will enjoy stunning poolside views and music by the O-Tones, a New England Swing band that has been performing in the region for over 20 years. Their upbeat songs will make you want to get out onto the dance floor! Marketplace catering is preparing delectable hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.
Contact: 413.528.6888
www.bidwellhousemuseum.org
Location: 100 Art School Road Monterey MA 01245

3rd Annual Berkshire Comedy Festival
The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

August 5, 2017
8 PM

The Berkshire Comedy Festival will return to The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center this summer, featuring an all new line-up of top comedians from around the country.
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.longislandcomedy.com
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Sweetie: Bake Your day Sweet & Savory Baked Goods Anyone Can Make
Hickory Stick Bookshop

August 5, 2017
2 PM - 4 PM

Chef Amanda Glover makes baking simple, creative and fun in a cookbook named after her Airstream bakery, Sweetie, known for delicious breakfasts, desserts, savory, and gluten-free baked goodies popularized at farmers markets and farm stands in the Litchfield Hills. There will be tastings and Q&A. The workshop will be held from 3PM to 4PM.
Contact: 860.868.0525
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Location: 1 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06794

Tracy Tynan
Oblong Books & Music Festival

August 5, 2017
6 PM

Tracy Peacock Tynan grew up in London in the 1950’s and 60s, privy to her parents’ glamorous parties and famous friends—Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, and Orson Welles. Cecil Beaton and Katharine Hepburn were her godparents. These stylish showbiz people were role models for Tracy, who became a clotheshorse at a young age.
Contact: 845.876.0500
www.oblongbooks.com
Location: 6422 Montgomery Street Rhinebeck NY 12572

Michael Feinstein: The Great American Songbook
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

August 6, 2017
7PM

This multi-platinum-selling entertainer's suave vocalism, irresistible charm, and remarkable insights into popular song make his concerts wonderful celebrations of the genre.
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Brunch with Basie & Sunday Concerts
Litchfield Jazz Festival

August 6, 2017
10:30 AM - 7:30 PM

enjoy brunch with select French wines and spritzers. Music by top Litchfield Jazz Camper.
Contact: 860.361.6285
www.eventbrite.com
Location: 101 Aspetuck Avenue New Milford CT 06776

Forty Years with Villa I Tatti
The Mount

August 9, 2017
11 AM

Susan M. Roberts, chair of the Villa I Tatti council for Harvard University, shares her decades-long connection with the Florentine villa that was the home and intellectual gathering place of renowed art connoisseur Bernard Berenson.
Contact: 413.551.5111
www.edithwharton.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

Elvis Everywhere
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 9, 2017 - August 13, 2017
Various

Elvis Everywhere scrutinizes society’s obsession with celebrity, ultimately drawing chilling connections with 2016’s chaotic political state.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Caleb Teicher & Company
Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

August 11, 2017 - August 12, 2017
Various

In addition to the evening weekend performances, Teicher will present a weekday program for kids and a series of contemporary tap dance workshops.
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Food for Thought: Dinner with Elizabeth Kolbert
Hancock Shaker Village

August 11, 2017

Come meet the woman everyone's talking about - the author whose book President Obama read in the White House for inspiration! Feed your mind, body, and spirit at one of our monthly dinners.
Contact: 413.443.0188
www.hancockshakervillage.org
Location: 1843 W Housatonic Street Pittsfield MA 01201

58th Annual Art Show
Rose Algrant Show

August 11, 2017 - August 13, 2017
Various

Featuring Cornawall artists, this exhibition will include paitnings and other forms of artwork, including photography, ceramics, textiles, sculpture and jewelry. This year 15% of the show’s proceeds will go to the Cornwall Library!
Contact: see website
www.rosealgrantartshow.org
Location: 79 Lower River Road West Cornwall CT 06796

My Morning Jacket
MASS MoCA

August 12, 2017
7:30 PM

My Morning Jacket has established itself as "the kings of expand-your-mind, religious-experience rock” (The New York Times). From its first album in 1999 to its latest 2015 release to frontman Jim James' 2016 solo release, the band has remained one of the most captivating, eclectic, and electric bands in the business. Enjoy the show!
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

August Festival
The Wassaic Project

August 12, 2017
2 PM - 11 PM

Join for a full day of dance performances and feature film screenings. Plus, view the Summer Exhibition, Vagabond Time Killers, bring the family to the Art Nest, and listen to live music at The Lantern in the evening!
Contact: 347.815.0783
wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

The Grow Show
Berkshire Botanical Gardens

August 12, 2017 - August 13, 2017
Various

Become steeped in the history and style of Chesterwood, Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio, The Mount, Naumkeag, and Olana as you contemplate and create your own entries, or stop by and take in the talents of regional gardeners, flower designers and photographers. There's over 70 classes to enter this year!
Contact: 413.298.3926
www.berkshirebotanical.org
Location: 5 W Stockbridge Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Ted Rosenthal Quintet
Berkshires Jazz

August 12, 2017
7:30 PM

The concert is the third of four centennial birthdays that Berkshires Jazz is celebrating in 2017: Ella Fitzgerald (part of the Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend in June); Buddy Rich (July 22); Thelonious Monk (Aug. 12); and Dizzy Gillespie (part of the mid-October Pittsfield CityJazz Festival). Additional support is being provided by North Coast Brewing Co., a supporter of jazz events nationwide.
Contact: See website
www.berkshiresjazz.org
Location: 25 Park Street Lee MA 01238

Trish Brown's Legacy
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 13, 2017
1 PM - 4 PM

n a co-presentation by Jacob’s Pillow and the Clark Art Institute, the Trisha Brown Dance Company will perform a site-specific work incorporating selected sites on the Clark’s campus and inviting the audience to follow the dancers as they move between locations.
Contact: 413.243.0745
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Andy McKee
Infinity Music Hall & Bistro

August 13, 2017
7:30 PM

ne of the greatest acoustic guitar players in the world, award-winning musician, and Internet sensation – Andy McKee – joins us in Norfolk! Rare opportunity here to see him on tour, especially in the US! An intimate Sunday show to watch this master perform an instrument like no others can!
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

Program Six: Virtuosity and Its Discontents
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

August 13, 2017
5 PM

Romantic virtuoso Chopin and his musical peers continue to effect social change through their musical legacy. Virginia Whealton, PhD Candidate in Musicology, Indiana University, Bloomington.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Entertaining in the Country: Joan Osofsky
Oblong Books & Music Festival

August 13, 2017
11 AM - 1 PM

Joan Osofsky and Abby Adams serve up an array of inspiring seasonal parties hosted by food professionals and home cooks. These gatherings range from an intimate house guest breakfast to a large harvest party. Carefully selected for their flair when it comes to entertaining, the hosts welcome the reader into their homes in the Hudson Valley and New England.
Contact: 845.876.0500
www.oblongbooks.com
Location: 61 East Market Street Rhinebeck NY 12572

An Evening with Sutton Foster
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

August 14, 2017
8 PM

With her high-spirited charisma and brightly expressive voice, she makes her debut on the Mahaiwe stage for an intimate and unforgettable evening.

Contact: 413.528.0100
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Arlo Guthrie
The Warner Theatre

August 16, 2017
8 PM

Enjoy the musical stylings of Arlo!
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.tickets.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Trisha Brown Dance Company
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 16, 2017 - August 19, 2017
Various

The program will include a specially curated work for the Pillow’s 85th Anniversary Season featuring alumni of the company and other works to be announced.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Monica Bill Barnes & Company
Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

August 18, 2017 - August 19, 2017
8 PM

ith wit and heart, MBB & Co create and produce work from its own rulebook, finding humor in everyday triumphs and failures. The performance, which is part of PS21’s Chatham Dance Festival!
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

The Polish National Opera: Halka
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

August 19, 2017
8 PM

A rare semi-staged performance of the first great Polish opera (a work many expected Chopin to create), Moniuszko's Halka tells the story of the tragic love of its title character, and her jealousy and sacrifice.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Visiting Artist Lecture: Vince Contarino
The Wassaic Project

August 19, 2017
6 PM

Vince Contarino is a Brooklyn-based artist and curator. He received his BFA from Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL and has exhibited in and outside of NYC for the past decade.
Contact: 347.815.0783
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

Stephen Savage
Oblong Books & Music Festival

August 19, 2017 - August 20, 2017
Various

Bring the kids to meet New York Times bestselling and award winning children's author/illustrator Stephen Savage who will be signing copies of his new book Little Plane Learns to Write.
Contact: 518.789.3797
www.oblongbooks.com
Location: 9 Norton Road Rhinebeck NY 12572

An Evening with David Sedaris
Tanglewood

August 20, 2017
8 PM

An Evening with David Sedaris celebrating the release of his new book Theft By Finding.
Contact: 617.266.1492
www.bso.org
Location: 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240

Fiction into Film Book Group A Room With A View by E.M Foster
Oblong Books & Music Festival

August 20, 2017
1 PM

A Room with a View is a 1908 novel by English writer E. M. Forster, about a young woman in the repressed culture of Edwardian era England. Set in Italy and England, the story is both a romance and a critique of English society at the beginning of the 20th century.
Contact: 845.876.0500
www.brownpapertickets.com
Location: 6422 Montgomery Street Rhinebeck NY 12572

The Principles of Uncertainty
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 23, 2017 - August 27, 2017
Various

Imaginative set design meets whimsical dance theatre, promising a delightful evening full of wit and charm.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Ephrat Asherie Dance Performing Breaking, Hip Hop, and House
Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

August 25, 2017 - August 26, 2017
8 PM

B-girl, house dancer, choreographer Ephrat “Bounce” Asherie grew up in the ‘90s making mix tapes and watching music videos and soon began breaking in 2002! Enjoy!
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Barber & Krugman
Berkshire Grown

August 27, 2017
11 AM

Join us for a brunch catered by The Old Inn on the Green and The Southfield Store followed by a conversation on Food, Farming, and Our Future with special guests Dan Barber and Paul Krugman.
Contact: 413.528.0041
www.berkshiregrown.org
Location: 314 Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Sting
Tanglewood

August 29, 2017
7 PM

Enjoy this wonderful concert! Bring your friends and family!
Contact: 413.637.5180
www.tanglewood-music-center.tickets-center.com
Location: 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240

Diana Rooss
Tanglewood

August 30, 2017
7 PM

It's Raining Men! Diana Ross will be at Tanglewood, take the opportunity to see her while she is in your local area!
Contact: 413.637.5180
www.tanglewood-music-center.tickets-center.com
Location: 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240

Joe Iconis and Family TAKE OVER!
Barrington Stage Company

September 3, 2017
8 PM

Join us for an end of season blowout on the Mainstage!
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union St, Pittsfield, MA 01201

Getting the Love you Want
Omega Institute

September 8, 2017 - September 10, 2017
Various

Relationship Therapy cocreator Harville Hendrix, this program will help you move toward a conscious relationship that lays the foundation for a thriving partnership.

www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Michael Bernard Beckwith: The Answer is You
Omega Institute

September 8, 2017 - September 10, 2017
Various

Join world-renowned author and spiritual teacher Michael Bernard Beckwith as he addresses the profound questions that arise in times of challenge and change.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Garden Study Weekend
The Garden Conservancy

September 9, 2017
8 AM - 3:30 PM

Enjoy the annual garden study weekend with Tom Coward, Jacquelin van der Kloet, Andrew Bunting and Jane Garmey.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: 522 Heritage Road Southbury CT 06488

Taste of Litchfield
TownVibe & Litchfield Magazine

September 10, 2017
1 PM - 4 PM

Foodies and other fun-loving folk can enjoy tastes and sips from more than fifteen restaurants and specialty markets from the Litchfield area, all in the beautiful surroundings of South Farms in Morris. In addition to fine cuisine, craft cocktails, artisanal wine, craft beer, and sweets, there will be live music and roving entertainment.
Contact: 203.431.1708
www.eventbrite.com
Location: 21 Higbie Road Morris CT 06763

FreshGrass Festival
MASS MoCA

September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017

Enjoy the opportunity for to appreciate and participate, FreshGrass is a family-friendly festival, brimming with bright talent on four stages, and also in the galleries.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Art Omi: Light into Night
Omi International Arts Center

September 16, 2017
5 PM - 10 PM

Enjoy art happenings, a farm-to-table dinner a dance party and fun for the kids!
Contact: 518.392.4747
www.artomi.org
Location: 1405 Co Rte 22 Ghent NY 12075

An Evening with Stephen King & Owen King
Oblong Books & Music Festival

September 27, 2017
7 PM

This event includes an audience Q&A!
Contact: 518.789.3797
www.fishercentertickets.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Stephen Still and Judy Collins
The Warner Theatre

September 30, 2017
8 PM

ifty years ago, Stills met Collins and their tumultuous love affair would be immortalized by Stills with "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes". This tour will be the first time the duo have been onstage together. Stephen Stills is known for his work with Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and his solo work. Judy Collins is known for her eclectic palette as a solo artist, melding folk, rock, classical, and jazz into a singular aesthetic.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Wynonna & The Big Noise - Roots & Revival Tour
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

October 1, 2017
7 PM

She will perform with her band, The Big Noise led by her husband/drummer/producer Cactus Moser.
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

John of God
Omega Institute

October 3, 2017 - October 5, 2017
Various

John of God's team of healers lead guided meditations, prayers, testimonials, and periods of silence to create a nurturing environment, which many have described as profound.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Charlie Daniels Band
Warner Theatre

November 18, 2017
8 PM

The legendary band will perform on the Warner Main Stage! Tickets will go on sale Friday July 14th at 10 AM!
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

ONGOING EVENTS
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Dale Chihuly
Schantz Galleries Contemporary Glass

July 7, 2016 - August 28, 2017
Various

Renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly will exhibit several of his works of art to include two large Chandeliers and a Persian Wall
Contact: 413.298.3044
www.schantzgalleries.com
Location: 3 Elm Street Stockbridge, MA 01262

The Tempest
Shakespeare & Company

August 10, 2016 - September 3, 2017
Various

Come delight in the thrill of a professional Shakespeare production in the open air.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

An Inner World: Seventeenth-Century Dutch Genre Painting
Clark Art Institute

March 5, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Various

This exhibit brings together paintings from the Clark and The Leiden Collection, among the largest and most important private collections of Dutch Golden Age paintings in the world. The exhibition features seven exceptional genre paintings by Dutch artists working in or near the city of Leiden in the seventeenth century.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and Design
Clark Art Institute

May 4, 2017 - September 4, 2017
Various

Clark offers new insight into one of his most successful and distinctive artistic endeavors—the design of a music room in the Greco-Pompeian style for the New York mansion of financier, art collector, and philanthropist Henry Gurdon Marquand.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World
Berkshire Museum

May 20, 2017 - September 4, 2017
Various

A fully immersive exhibition exploring all aspects of one of the most enduring musical icons of the last 200 years.
Contact: 413.443.7171
www.berkshiremuseum.org
Location: 39 South Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Summer Exhibition: Vagabond Time Killers
The Wassaic Project

May 20, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Various

Enjoy this beautiful showing!
Contact: 347.815.0783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

Berkshire Now: Shaun O'Boyle
Berkshire Muesum

June 2, 2017 - August 21, 2017
Various

Breathtaking landscapes of glaciers, mountains, and ocean will be displayed alongside images of seals and penguins in their element, all taken during a seven-week photography project in Antarctica.
Contact: 413.443.7171
www.berkshiremuseum.org
Location: 39 South Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Picasso: Encounters
Clark Art Institute

June 4, 2017 - August 27, 2017
Various

Picasso: Encounters explores Pablo Picasso’s (1881–1973) interest in and experimentation with large-scale printmaking throughout his career, challenging the notion of Picasso as an artist alone with his craft. The exhibition includes important paintings on loan from the Musée national Picasso–Paris.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Inventing America: Rockwell and Warhol
Norman Rockwell Museum

June 10, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Various

Two of America’s most important visual communicators, embraced populism, created enduring icons, shaped national identity, and opened new ways of seeing during the twentieth century. Norman Rockwell Museum will present the first exhibition to examine the artistic and cultural influence of these celebrated image-makers and the continued influence of their indelible legacies.
Contact: 413.298.4100
ww.nrm.org
Location: 9 Glendale Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood
Chesterwood

June 16, 2017 - October 9, 2017
Various

Artists reception will be Sunday, June 25 from 3 PM to 5 PM. The exhibition features the work of 14 artists invited by guest curator Sharon Bates to develop new projects or to adapt existing works that directly respond to the environmental, cultural, and aesthetic attributes of the landscape at Chesterwood.
Contact: 413.298.3579
www.chesterwood.org
Location: 3 Williamsville Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Art & Lecture
The River Art Project

June 17, 2017 - September 4, 2017
Various

An exhibition of river paintings featuring the work of Berkshire and Pioneer Valley-based artists, including Bart Elsbach, Mary Sipp Green, Stephen Hannock, Scott Prior, and Jim Schantz, in conjunction with the Housatonic Initiative, Housatonic Valley Association and Riverkeeper. Lecture will take place on June 17th from 4 PM to 6 PM.
Contact: 413.298.5163
www.riverartproject.com
Location: 3 Depot Street Stockbridge MA 01261

Summer Exhibit
Carrie Haddad Gallery

June 21, 2017 - August 6, 2017
Various

Paintings by Mark Beards and Corrine Robbins and the works on paper are by Kahn and Selesnick, Sue Bryan, Claire Lofrese, David Seiler and Anne Francey. Opening reception will be Saturday, June 24th from 5-7PM.
Contact: 518.828.1915
www.carriehaddadgallery.com
Location: 622 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

Abstraction
Carrie Haddad Gallery

June 22, 2017 - July 29, 2017
Various

Enjoy the various works by these talented artists. All using different and similar mediums. Opening reception will be held June 23rd from 6 PM to 8:30 PM.
Contact: 518.828.1915
www.carriehaddadgallery.com
Location: 622 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

Abstraction/Represntation
Five Points Gallery

June 22, 2017 - July 29, 2017
Various

Enjoy the woks of Robin Tost and Jackie Branson!
Contact: 860.618.7222
www.fivepointsgallery.org
Location: 33 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Sandi Fellman: Back to Black
KMR Arts

June 24, 2017 - August 5, 2017
Various

he photographs in Back to Black are from a series by Fellman from the 1990’s. The elegant, sensual images are a modern interpretation of botanicals as classic subject matter. Range, tone and texture of the blossoms and blooms are revealed in the large scale images.
Contact: 860.868.7533
www.kmrarts.com
Location: 2 Titus Rd # 1 Washington Depot CT 06794

Wharton on Wednesday
The Mount

June 28, 2017 - September 6, 2017
Various

Experience Edith Wharton at her finest with this short stories series. Read by professional actors on the Terrace, these stories showcase Wharton's gift for social satire. Sponsored by Berkshire Magazine.
Contact: 413).551.5111
www.edithwharton.com
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

Harper Blanchet: Abstract Paintings
Millerton Moviehouse

July 1, 2017 - October 4, 2017
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Harper Blanchet is a visual artist, painter, photographer and poet/writer who lives and works out of his studios in Falls Village, Connecticut and Phoenicia, New York. A native son, Harper grew up grew up in Sharon, Connecticut and studied art at Connecticut State College from 1966-1970. His work is all non-commercial fine art, and his photography is all on film - no digital.
Contact: 518.789.0022
www.themoviehouse.net
Location: 48 Main Street Millerton NY 12546

Barry DeBaun
Neumann Fine Art

July 1, 2017 - August 12, 2017
Various

Enjoy the work of featured artist Barry DeBaun as well as the other artists in this group exhibition!
Contact: 413.246.5776
www.neumannfineart.com
Location: 65 Cold Water Street Hillsdale NY 12529

Paintings & Drawings by Dennis Fritz
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon

July 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017
Various

Enjoy the the beautiful artwork by Dennis Fritz. Opening reception will be held July 1st from 4 PM to 6 PM.
Contact: 860.364.5041
www.hotchkisslibrary.org
Location: 10 Upper Main Street Sharon CT 06069

Nick Cave: Until
MASS MoCA

July 1, 2017 - September 4, 2017
Various

Cave uses MASS MoCA’s signature football field-sized space to create his largest installation to date, made up of thousands of found objects and millions of beads, which will make viewers feel as if they have entered a rich sensory tapestry, like stepping directly inside the belly of one of his iconic Soundsuits.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

No Rules: Helen Frankenthaler Woodcuts
Clark Art Institute

July 2, 2017 - September 24, 2017
Various

No Rules explores Helen Frankenthaler’s inventive and groundbreaking approach to the woodcut. The artist began creating woodcuts after experimenting with lithography, etching, and screen printing.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

As in Nature: Helen Frankenthaler Paintings
Clark Art Institute

July 2, 2017 - October 9, 2017
Various

This exhibition comprises a selection of large paintings by Helen Frankenthaler from the 1950s through the 1990s, focusing on nature as a longstanding inspiration.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Cymbeline by William Shakespeare
Shakespeare & Company

July 4, 2017 - August 6, 2017
Various

Cymbeline bears the wondrous language of the seasoned playwright through wild plot twists, mistaken identities, and a heart-rending quest for love. Tamara Hickey and Jonathan Epstein of last summer's Merchant of Venice.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Learning from the Masters: The Famous Artists School
Norman Rockwell Museum

July 8, 2017 - October 29, 2017
Various

The works in the exhibition have been curated from a group of over 6,000 objects from the archives of the Famous Artists School that are now part of the Museum’s permanent collection and the subject of a new book, Drawing Lessons from the Famous Artists School: Classic Techniques and Expert Tips from the Golden Age of Illustration, written by exhibition co-curators Stephanie Haboush Plunkett.
Contact: 413.298.4100
www.nrm.org
Location: 9 Glendale Road Stockbridge MA 01262

The 2017 Summer Lecture Series
The Mount

July 10, 2017 - August 29, 2017
Various

Tickets are still available! Hear firsthand from today’s leading biographers and historians. The Monday dates are sold out, but there are still tickets for most Tuesdays!
Contact: 413.551.5111
www.edithwharton.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Shakespeare & Company

July 11, 2017 - August 19, 2017
Various

Four lovers lost in the woods and a group of rude mechanicals who have set out to put on a play become entangled in a dream world. Find out what happens!
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Mount

July 11, 2017 - August 19, 2017
Various

Performed outdoors, this fast-paced romp promises to be an unforgettable midsummer adventure for the whole family. Presented by Shakspeare & Company's Northeast Regional Education Tour. Enjoy!
Contact: 413.551.5111
www.edithwharton.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

Character and Direction
Thompson Giroux Gallery

July 15, 2017 - August 20, 2017
Various

Enjoy the works of Marcel Bova and Hazel Weatherfield.
Contact: 518.392.3336
www.thompsongirouxgallery.com
Location: 57 Main Street Chatham NY 12037

Taking Steps
Barrington Stage Company

July 20, 2017 - August 5, 2017
Various

Laugh out loud, ridiculously fun comedy! Elizabeth will do anything to escape the overbearing clutches of her rich husband, Ronald who is poised by a haunted house (a former brothel).
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Intimate Apparel
Shakespeare & Company

July 20, 2017 - August 13, 2017
Various

Lynn Nottage explores the strength of the human spirit through the story of Esther, an African-American seamstress in Manhattan in 1905, when social and class lines were distinctly drawn.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Gail Jacobson: Complicated Dreams
David M. Hunt Library

July 21, 2017 - August 18, 2017
Various

The Cornwall artist’s new works feature abstracts that suggest the marbled endpapers found in antique books.
Opening reception will be held Friday July 21 from 5 PM to 7 PM.
Contact: 860.824.7424
www.huntlibrary.org
Location: 63 Main Street Falls Village CT 06031

Webutuck Vuitton
The Re Institute

July 22, 2017 - August 6, 2017
Various

Ernest Hemingway's custom trunk designed by Gaston-Louis Vuitton forgotten and left somewhere in the basement of the Hôtel Ritz Paris. Opening receptoin will be held July 22 from 5 PM to 8 PM. vernight camping avalible for the night of July 22nd with RSVP.
Contact: 518.567.5359
www.thereinstitute.com
Location: 1395 Boston Corners Road Millerton NY 12546

Dimitrij
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 28, 2017 - August 6, 2017
Various

The first American staging of a riveting tale of Russian political intrigue in the “Time of Troubles.”
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Robert Rauschenberg - Anaglyphic Anecdotes
Eckert Fine Art

July 29, 2017 - September 2, 2017
Various

An extensive solo presentation of original and edition works. The opening reception will be held Saturday, July 29th from 4 PM to 7 PM. The exhibition lecture will be held Saturday August 12th.
Contact: 1.860.592.0353
www.janeeckertfineart.com
Location: 12 Old Barn Road Unit 1 Kent CT 06757

Music Man
Sharon Playhouse

August 4, 2017 - August 20, 2017

The story of a lovable conman who warms his way into the heart of small town America has never been more relevant.
Contact: 860.364.7469
www.sharonplayhouse.org
Location: 49 Amenia Road Sharon CT 06069

Explore Chopin and Polish Identity
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

August 5, 2017 - August 13, 2017
Various

For two weekends in August, the 28th annual Bard Music Festival celebrates Fryderyk Chopin, a composer drawn to the folk melodies and dance forms of his native Poland
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Company
Barrington Stage Company

August 10, 2017 - September 2, 2017
Various

This musical is a brilliant and wildly funny look at relationships, over a series of dinner parties, dates and conversations with friends.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

The Wharton One-Acts Roman Fever and The Fullness of Life
Shakespeare & Company

August 10, 2017 - September 3, 2017
Various

Come relish the language and perspective of this brilliant writer and her faithful adapter. Tea and levity shall be served.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Program One: The Genius of Chopin
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

August 11, 2017
8 PM

The Bard Music Festival opens with the first of two all-Chopin performances. Exploiting the festival’s unusual ability to vary the traditional concert format by integrating solo, vocal, and orchestral works within a single event, the program provides an overview of the composer’s all-too-brief career.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Bard Music Festival 2017: Chopin and His World
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

August 11, 2017 - August 20, 2017
Various

When the Polish-born pianist and composer went to Paris, he never looked back. For an intensive lens into Chopin's remarkable life abroad, read Bard College visiting professor Luc Sante's essay on the composer's experience in the hotbed of musical Romanticism.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

The Gabriel Method
Omega Institute

August 13, 2017 - August 18, 2017
Various

The Gabriel Method™ is a holistic, mind-body approach to weight loss that focuses on addressing and eliminating the root causes of obesity.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Trisha Brown: In Plain Site
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival with The Clark Art Institute

August 13, 2017
Various

The performance is planned to incorporate selected sites on the Clark’s campus and invites the audience to follow the dancers as they move among locations.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Bobby McFerrin: Circlesongs
Omega Institute

August 18, 2017 - August 25, 2017
Various

Join this creative workshop with Bobby McFerrin!
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Altar, Amulet and Shrines
David M. Hunt Library

August 25, 2017 - August 23, 2017
Various

This exhibition expresses nine artists’ exploration of personal altars, amulets or shrines. It includes a wide variety of materials, forms and processes used to create external representations of interior mysteries, memories or links between people, between things and between realms. The opening reception will be held on Friday August 25th.
Contact: 860.824.7424
www.huntlibrary.org
Location: 63 Main Street Falls Village CT 06031

God of Carnage
Shakespeare & Company

September 18, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Various

Two sets of parents meet for the first time to settle their sons' nasty schoolyard tangle. Tensions quickly emerge around the best way to raise a child.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Gaslight
Barrington Stage Company

October 4, 2017 - October 22, 2017
Various

This tells the story of Mr. Manninghan a handsome man, who is driving his wife Bella to the brink of insanity, with seemingly overwhelming kindness all while sowing seeds of doubt.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

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