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CURRENT EVENTS

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Rusted Root
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

May 29, 2017
7 PM

Having collaborated for two decades, Rusted Root has honed the perfect combination of musical intuition, freedom and virtuosity, which has allowed them to organically shape their music into its own distinct and undeniable vision.
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Nan Rossiet and Susan Kietzman
Hickory Stick Bookshop

June 1, 2017
4 PM

They will be at the store to celebrate their new novels Summer Dance (Rossiter) and Every Other Wednesday (Kietzman), both published by Kensington Publishing Corporation.
Contact: 860.868.0525
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Location: 2 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06793

Byron Katie: Loving What Is
Omega Institute

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017
Various

Byron Katie will help you experience the freedom of undoing whatever makes you unhappy, and allow your mind to return to its true, awakened, peaceful, creative nature.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Sweeney Todd
The Warner Theatre

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017
Various

he students of the WTCAE Performance Lab will present the dark and witty, Tony Award winning tale of love, murder and revenge set against the backdrop of 19th Century London. Stephen Sondheim's and Hugh Wheeler's tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat has simultaneously shocked, awed and delighted audiences across the world.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

The Next Festival of Emerging Artists
Music Mountain

June 3, 2017
7 PM

he festival orchestra will be joined by renowned Grammy-nominated violinist Jennifer Koh for works by Anna Clyne and Caroline Shaw at Music Mountain’s Gordon Hall. Koh, called “one of our most thoughtful and intense musicians” by the New York Times is the festival’s 2017 Guest Artist.
Contact: 860.824.7126
www.musicmountain.org
Location: 225 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

he Next Festival of Emerging Artists
David M. Hunt Library

June 3, 2017
7 PM

Featuring renowned Grammy-nominated violinist Jennifer Koh and Conductor Peter Askim leading a string orchestra of young professional musicians performing contemporary works by Anna Clyne and Caroline Shaw. Refreshment tent with sips & small bites open 6PM
Contact: 860.824.7424
www.huntlibrary.org
Location: 25 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

David Grann
White Hart Speaker Series

June 7, 2017
6 PM

From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, comes Killers of the Flower Moon, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history.
Contact: 860.435.0030
www.oblongbooks.com
Location: 15 Under Mountain Road Salisbury CT 06068

The Four Agreements for a Better Life
Omega Institute

June 9, 2017 - June 11, 2017
Various

At this event Don Miguel Ruiz and his sons, Don Miguel Ruiz, Jr., and Don Jose Ruiz, share how to apply the Four Agreements in your everyday life. You also learn about and explore the Fifth Agreement: Be skeptical, but learn to listen in a way that reflects your personal life.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt: Get the Love You Want
Omega Institute

June 9, 2017 - June 11, 2017
Various

This workshop is about giving couples the concepts and tools they need to achieve safety, sustain deep connection, and experience joyful aliveness. Learning a new way to talk, removing negativity, and expressing caring behaviors.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Kim Eng: Presence Through Movement
Omega Institute

June 9, 2017 - June 11, 2017
Various

Presence Through Movement is a way to step more fully into the expression of your authentic self. It enables you to return to inner balance, resulting in an ease and flow with the present moment.
Contact: 877.944.2002
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Books & Blooms
Cornwall Library

June 9, 2017 - June 10, 2017
6 PM

Friday evening’s speaker will be cookbook author and kitchen garden designer, Ellen Ecker Ogden, followed by a cocktail reception. There will be a silent auction offering one hour of garden design consultation by Ms. Ogden. The garden tours will be on June 10th from 10 AM to 4 PM and will feature vegetable gardens as well as flowers.
Contact: 860.672.6874
www.cornwalllibrary.org
Location: 30 Pine Street Cornwall Connecticut 06753

Songs by Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don’t Know But Should…
Barrington Stage Company

June 9, 2017 - June 10, 2017
8 PM

Narrated by William Finn, four extraordinary singers perform songs by the next generation of talented musical theatre writers.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Summer Benefit
The Wassaic Project

June 10, 2017
5 PM - 8 PM

Come celebrate the opening of our 2017 Exhibition, Vagabond Time Killers with food catered by Trough Catering and specialty cocktails. There will also be an art darts raffle with 50 amazing art prizes!
Contact: 347.815.0783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

7th Annual Spring for Sound
North East Community Center

June 10, 2017
10 AM - 12 PM

An all-day, rain-or-shine event that takes place once each year in the middle of the beautiful walking village of Millerton, NY and showcases local and regional musicians, 50 bands or performers in all this year. All-day tickets are available at the North East Community Center, 51 South Center Street, Millerton; 52 Main Tapas Bar and Restaurant in Millerton, The Black Rabbit Bar and Grill in Lakeville and online!
Contact: See Website
www.springforsound.com
Location: Millerton NY 12546

Book Signing with Sally Cook
Darren Winston Bookseller

June 10, 2017
12 PM - 3 PM

Sally’s How to Speak Soccer is the latest in her light-hearted series of books on the fascinating origins of sports lingo. Explanations of the often mysterious jargon of sports are accompanied by Ross MacDonald’s charming, vintage-inspired illustrations.
Contact: 860.364.1890
www.darrenwinstonbookseller.com
Location: 81 Main Street Sharon CT 06069

Peter Pan
Mahawie Performing Arts Center

June 11, 2017
3 PM

A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre.
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Sculpturenow Opening Reception
The Mount

June 11, 2017
3:30 PM

Exhibiting artists will give a guided tour of the show starting at 3:30 pm at the Stable. A festive event on the Terrace will follow at 5 pm.
Contact: 413.551.5111
www.edithwharton.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

The Birds
Barrington Stage Company

June 15, 2017 - July 8, 2017
Various

Mysterious masses of birds have begun to attack at high tide, driving strangers Nat and Diane to take refuge in an isolated, abandoned cabin and to form a bond to survive their haunting new circumstance. Yet if two is company, three is a crowd, as the sudden arrival of a young woman with a mysterious background ruffles feathers and quickly threatens to destroy their so-called sanctuary.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Living in Divine Energy
Omega Institute

June 16, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Various

Join Panache and awaken the power within so you can live in the divine energy of expansion, peace, joy, and love.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Celebration Weekend
Dewey Memorial Hall

June 16, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Various

Enjoy a weekend packed with events! On Friday enjoy Joint Chiefs Concert, refreshments will be available. On Saturday there will be a talk/tour and Live Historical Music at the Dewey Family homestead. On Sunday there will be a Pancake Breakfast at Dewey!
Contact: 413.229.2357
www.deweyhall.org
Location: 91 Main Street Sheffield MA 01257

Four Voices
Tanglewood

June 17, 2017
7 PM

The "Four Voices" tour was born from a friendship between Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Amy Ray, and Emily Saliers. Over 25 years ago, Baez invited Ray and Saliers to perform at a 1991 benefit at the Berkeley Community Theater for her human rights organization, Humanitas. Upon accepting the invitation, Ray and Saliers suggested enlisting Carpenter as well.
Contact: 413.637.5180
www.bso.org
Location: 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240

Ana Popovic
Infinity Hall & Bistro

June 18, 2017
8 PM

5-time Blues Award nominated Ana Popovic has been electrifying audiences all over the world with her balance of blistering blues riffs and delicate jazz sensibilities.
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

High Tea with a Taste of India
Leaf Peepers Series

June 18, 2017
3PM

The 2017 Leaf Peeper Series begins with this great show! Featuring, Sheryl Staples on the violin, Cynthia Phelps playing the viola, Sophie Shao-cello and Eugenia Zukerman on the flute.
Contact: 413.551.9901
www.leafpeeperconcerts.org
Location: Rte 22 North Hillsdale NY 12529

TOTO
Warner Theater

June 20, 2017
8 PM

The evening with Toto will feature repertoire for their latest studio album XIV, classic hits, and both band and fan favorites from their vast catalog.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Gala Concert
Tannery Pond Concerts

June 20, 2017
5 PM

Alton Goldstein will be joined by the legendary Fine Arts Quartet and double-bassist Alexander Bickard. They will perform Mozart's 23rd (in A major, K. 488) and 24th (in C minor, K. 491) piano concerti in brilliant arrangements for string quintet by Ignaz Lachner, a contemporary of Schubert.There will be hors d’oeuvres and champagne with the artists after the concert.
Contact: 888.820.1696
www.tannery-pond-concerts.myshopify.com
Location: 202 Shaker Road New Lebanon NY 12125

TOTO
The Warner Theatre

June 20, 2017
8 PM

The core Toto members, Steve Lukather, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Joseph Williams will be joined by Lenny Castro (percussion), Shannon Forest (drums), Shem von Schroeck (bass), Warren Ham (saxophone, vocals).
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Pilobolus
Troutbeck

June 22, 2017
Evening

Guests of the 2017 Pilobolus Ball will experience locally sourced foods, dancing with Pilobolus dancers, and interactive, site-specific performances throughout the lush estate ground.
Contact: 330.697.0775
www.pilobolus.org
Location: 515 Leedsville Road Amenia New York 12501

Aging With Sass & Class
Omega Institute

June 23, 2017 - June 25, 2017
Various

oin funny, sassy, compassionate, 70-something best friends Joan Borysenko and Loretta LaRoche for a pro-aging weekend of fun and inspiration!
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

2017 Wine Gala and Auction
Berkshire Musuem

June 24, 2017
See Website

Guest honor will be Mr. Ken Wright, live and silent auctions include collectible, hard-to-find wine, travel and lifestyle offerings. There will be special performances as well as hors d'oeuvres.
Contact: 413.443.7171
www.berkshiremuseum.org
Location: 39 South Street Pittsfield MA 01201

8th Annual Open You Eyes Studio Tour
Northwest Connecticut Arts Council

June 24, 2017 - June 24, 2017
Various

The event will be in the towns of Sharon, Lakeville and Salisbury, CT. The 2017 tour will feature more than 30 artists who have their studios in those towns. Participating visual artists and artisans will open their creative spaces and show their processes to the public during the days of the tour.
Contact: 860.618.0075
www.openyoureyestour.org
Location: Lakeville, Sharon & Salisbury CT

New York City Ballet MOVES
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

June 30, 2017 - July 2, 2017
Various

The centerpiece of this program is Robbins' Dances at a Gathering, accompanied by 18 of Chopin's mazurkas, waltzes, and études. The piece premiered in 1969 and became an instant classic, hailed for its invention, virtuosity, and constantly shifting emotions.
Contact: 845) 758-7900
www.fishercentertickets.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Ruby Gala
Shakespeare & Company

July 1, 2017
Various

Join for an evening of cocktails and conversation, special performances by guest artists and friends of the company.
Contact: 413.637.1199 ext 105
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Salome
Mahawie Performing Arts Center

July 1, 2017
7PM

n occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Tara Brach: Radial Acceptance
Omega Institute

July 7, 2017 - July 9, 2017
Various

The weekend includes periods of silence, as well as interpersonal sharing. This retreat is open to beginning and experienced meditators, as well as health professionals.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Summertide 2017
Cascade Mountain Winery & Restaurant

July 7, 2017 - July 9, 2017
Various

Locally sourced wine, food & music festival featuring Hudson Chatham Winery, Hillrock Distilery, Big W BBQ, Lobstercraft and more!
Contact: 845.373.9021
www.cascademt.com
Location: 835 Cascade Mountain Road Amenia NY 12501

Rudy Pierce
Kripalu

July 9, 2017 - July 14, 2017
Various

Join longtime Kripalu Yoga teacher Rudy Peirce for this accessible, empowering approach to yoga specifically tailored to your pain-free range of motion.
Contact: 413.448.3152
www.kripalu.org
Location: 57 Interlaken Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Pink Martini
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

July 11, 2017
8 PM

A stylish and sophisticated blend of jazz, classical, and old-fashioned pop, this eclectic "little orchestra" draws inspiration from around the world, and is one of the Mahaiwe's most highly-requested bands.
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Stars in the Orchard
WAM Theatre

July 14, 2017
6:30 PM

Magical midsummer night’s cocktail party hosted by Hilltop Orchards rain or shine! The entertainment begins the moment guests arrive at the 200-acre apple orchard with the exuberant sounds of the Expandable Brass Band playing at the twilight cocktail hour.
Contact: 800.833.6274
www.hilltoporchards.com
Location: 508 Canaan Road Richmond MA 01254

House and Garden Tour
The Lenox Garden Club

July 15, 2017
10 AM - 4 PM

The tour features five rarely seen properties Great Barrington. Included is the home of Dorinda Medley from the Real Housewives of New York. Other properties include a garden and home inspired by classic European art, a Leed certified home that incorporates the original 1700's foundation and farmhouse, and a home built from several antique barns.
Contact: See Website
www.lenoxgardenclub.net
Location: 84 Alford Road Great Barrington 01230

Lincoln Mayorga: Chopin and Candlelight
PS21

July 16, 2017
2PM

Brilliant pianist, arranger, producer, and composer Lincoln Mayorga will perform Chopin's Twenty-six Preludes, a piece known for its beauty and variety. Actors Nancy Rothman and Martin Anderson will read from the correspondence and diaries of the composer and his lover, George Sand.
Contact: 800.838.3006
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

SumerScape Gala
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 22, 2017

The celebration will include cocktails, dinner, and special performances overlooking the Hudson River at historic Montgomery Place.
Contact: 845.758.7414
www.fishercentertickets.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Twelfth Annual Paul Grunberg Memorial Bach Concert
PS21

July 22, 2017
8 PM

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations.
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Rory Block's Gospel & Blues Fest Weekend
PS21

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

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

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

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

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

Trish Brown's Legacy
Jacob's Pillow

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Refuge from Conflicts
Salisbury Forum

April 21, 2027
7:30 PM

George Rupp, past President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) will discussing the worldwide crisis of displaced persons, along with the challenge of resettling refugees and the imperative to prevent the conflicts that generate so many uprooted people. A Q&A session will follow his presentation.
Contact: 860.435.4804
www.salisburyforum.org
Location: 246 Warren No 1 Turnpike Falls Village CT 06031

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

Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning
MASS MoCA

August 16, 2016 - May 29, 2017
Various

The exhibit provides a glimpse of the story of how two businessmen reacted to a dying film animation industry and revolutionized a new format for their product. It explores how their product transformed over the years and adapted through government restrictions, corporate changes, and changing viewing habits.
Contact: 413.298.4100
www.nrm.org
Location: 9 MA-183 Stockbridge MA 01262

Hanna-Barbera: The Architects of Saturday Morning
Norman Rockwell Museum

November 12, 2016 - May 29, 2017
Varoius

This exhibit is based on all of the wonderful animation that Hanna has done throughout her life. She was an amazing film animator at MGM studios. Come enjoy her work and learn more.
Contact: 413.298.4100
www.nrm.org
Location: 9 Route 183 Stockbridge MA 01262

Figure Drawing Workshop: Drawing on the Arts
Five Points Gallery & The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory

February 26, 2017 - June 7, 2017
2 PM - 4 PM

The Nutmeg students will be posing for brief life studies in their chosen dance attire. Bring yourself and your supplies to sketch the human form!
Contact: 860.618.7222
www.fivepointsgallery.org
Location: 58 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

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

Looking North and South: European Prints and Drawings
Clark Art Institute

March 5, 2017 - May 29, 2017
Various

This exhibit explores the character of artistic exchange among artists working in Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, as seen in prints, drawings, and rare books from the Clark’s permanent collection.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Waterworks
Privet Lives

April 1, 2017 - May 29, 2017
Various

Waterworks will focus on their heritage with a well-curated assortment of luxury bath furnishings, including stylish accessories, luxurious bath linens and apothecary. Singularly or collective, the Waterworks collections layer seamlessly to create "The Perfect Bath."
Contact: 860.868.1800
www.privethouse.com
Location: 13 East Shore Road New Preston CT 06777

Aeronauts & Oracles
The Re Institute

April 29, 2017 - June 3, 2017
Various

Each piece of art is the field for continued exploration as countless layers of collage, mediums and acrylic paint coalesce to become a finished painting.

Contact: 518.567.5359
www.thereinstitute.com
Location: 1395 Boston Corners Road Millerton NY 12546

Tom Goldenberg: Drawing on Nature
The Re-Institute

April 29, 2017 - June 3, 2017

The images are courageous with hand-ground pigments that Tom makes himself to achieve the quality of color critical to Goldenberg. The same attention is applied to the shellac- based inks and wooden sticks he uses to draw. The resulting paintings are unique and have a vast intensity and range.
Contact: 518.567.5359
www.thereinstitute.com
Location: 1395 Boston Corners Road Millerton NY 12546

Then and Now
Kent Memorial Library

May 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Various

Thomas Franken is an innovative and imaginative artist and designer. His portfolio encompasses oil paintings, silk-screen prints, collages, greeting cards, designs in wood, and graphic arts. Opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 13 from 2 PM to 4 PM.
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 32 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

Gathering Ground
Carrie Haddad Gallery

May 3, 2017 - June 18, 2017

n a new series of landscape and still life paintings, David Konigsberg shares a renewed reverence for his surroundings in the Hudson Valley, where he has made his home for the past four years.
Contact: 518.828.1915
www.carriehaddadgallery.com
Location: 622 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

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

Kenneth Young
Neumann Fine Art

May 5, 2017 - June 24, 2017
Various

The exhibition will feature a number of Young's popular Warren Street Hudson, NY paintings as well as other recent work. You can meet the artist at an opening reception on Saturday May 6th at 5:30 PM.
Contact: (413) 246-5776
www.neumannfineart.com
Location: 65 Cold Water Street Hillsdale NY 12529

Becoming: 30 Hotchkiss Artists
The Tremaine Art Gallery at The Hotchkiss School

May 6, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Various

This exhibit honors the anniversary as well as Hotchkiss’s visual arts tradition. Becoming will bring together work by alumni from the School’s early decades to the present and include work in all mediums. A reception will be held May 20 from 4 PM to 6 PM.
Contact: 860.435.2591
https://www.hotchkiss.org/
Location: 11 Interlaken Road Lakeville CT 06039

Objectivity
Washington Art Association & Gallery

May 6, 2017 - June 3, 2017
Various

An exhibition of sculpture and photographs. This exhibition will explore how five artists working in different media deal with the quality of being objective – through the lens of a camera or the touch of the hand.
Contact: 860.868.2878
www.washingtonartassociation.org
Location: 4 Bryan Hall Plaza Washington Depot CT 06794

Water, Water Everywhere...
Five Points Gallery

May 11, 2017 - June 11, 2017
Various

Visit the beautiful works done by Marion Belanger, Sara Conklin, Emma Dubicki & Derek Szteliga.
Contact: 860.618.7222
www.fivepointsgallery.org
Location: 33 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

American Masters Editions 1960-2000s
Eckert Fine Art Gallery

May 13, 2017 - June 3, 2017

The exhibit will be surveying the printmaking and edition efforts of artists Cecily Brown, Alexander Calder, Richard Diebenkorn, Helen Frankenthaler, Robert Indiana, Alex Katz, Jeff Koons, Robert Motherwell, Claes Oldenberg, Larry Rivers, and James Rosenquist. Opening reception will be May 13th from 4PM to 7PM.
Contact: 860.592.0353
www.janeeckertfineart.com
Location: 12 Old Barn Road Unit 1 Kent CT 06757

Simple Terms
KMR Arts

May 14, 2017 - June 24, 2017
Various

The paintings are a result of Rundquist’s interest in simplifying forms and exploring the exterior shape of things. Whether the subject matter is a New England landscape, a vase of flowers, or a group of inanimate objects set up in her studio, there is a consistency of composition, light toned backgrounds, and clarity of structure. The artist reception will be on May 13th from 4 PM to 7 PM.
Contact: 860.868.7533
www.kmrarts.com
Location: 2 Titus Rd # 1 Washington Depot CT 06794

Kunstler
Barrington Stage Company

May 18, 2017 - June 10, 2017
Various

Starring Jeff McCarthy as the self-described “radical lawyer” and civil rights activist William Kunstler. The colorful, perpetually rumpled defense lawyer whose best-known clients include the Chicago Seven, inmates involved in the Attica prison riots and members of the American Indian Movement, makes a case for his often unconventional style in this wise and revealing play.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

True West
Ghent Playhouse

May 19, 2017 - June 4, 2017
Various

In this funny, dangerous and profound play, two estranged and seemingly different brothers - one a professional Hollywood screenwriter, and the other, a desert-dweller and petty thief - are reunited for the first time in five years at their mother’s California home. A visit from a film producer creates a power shift between the two, as the older brother’s unexpected pitch of a film idea, is accepted over the script the younger brother has long been developing, thrusting the play into verbal and physical violence as the two fight for possession and control.
Contact: 518.392.6264
www.ghentplayhouse.org
Location: 6 Town Hall Pl Ghent NY 12075

True West
Ghent Playhouse

May 19, 2017 - June 4, 2017
Various

True West takes place at the California desert home of Austin and Lee’s mother, where the two brothers are reunited after five years. When Lee’s pitch of a screenplay idea is accepted by a film producer over the script that Austin has long been developing, the play explodes in verbal and physical violence, as the two fight for possession and control.
Contact: 518.392.6264
www.ghentplayhouse.org
Location: 6 Town Hall Pl Ghent NY 12075

Joy Brown
The Morrison Gallery

May 20, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Various

Enjoy the work of Joy Brown! Opening reception will be on Saturday, May 20th from 5PM to 7PM.
Contact: 860.927.4501
www.morrisongallery.com
Location: 25 North Main Street Kent, CT 06757

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

4000 Miles by Amy Herzog
Shakespeare & Company

May 25, 2017 - July 16, 2017
Various

In this Obie Award-winning and beautifully crafted piece, Amy Herzog gives us Vera and Leo, a grandmother and grandson, locked in a moving and most amusing battle of wits. Life has dealt them a series of shocks, and yet, they and two intrepid young women continue to seek meaning through human contact in a touching and humorous portrait of the disenfranchised.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Mac-Haydn Theatre

May 25, 2017 - June 24, 2017
Various

Enjoy one of our favorites to start the season!
Contact: 518.392.9292
www.machaydntheatre.org
Location: 1925 NY-203 Chatham NY 12037

Figure 2: The Sense of Being
Thompson Giroux Gallery

May 27, 2017 - July 9, 2017
Various

The exhibit features two artists working with what it means to be human, in both form and context. Opening reception will be Friday May 27th from 4PM-8PM.
Contact: 518.392.3336
www.thompsongirouxgallery.com/
Location: 57 Main Street Chatham NY 12037

Spatial Relations
The White Gallery

June 2, 2017 - July 16, 2017
Various

Kate Stiassni upends the age-old art of quiltmaking and creates masterful and beautiful contemporary fiber art that is a pleasure to behold.
Contact: 860.435.1029
www.thewhitegalleryart.com
Location: 342 Main Street Lakeville CT 06039

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

Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Close Encounters With Music

June 10, 2017
6 PM

Extraordinary works by fearless female composers include songs and sonatas displaying the genius of Fannie, Clara, Amy and Augusta; Tailleferre’s richly romantic Piano Trio; von Paradis’ shimmering Sicilienne; Piano Sonata in G Major by Martinez, a study in beauty and classicism, plus the Mozart four-hand piano sonata she performed with Amadeus himself.
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.cewm.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

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

Domestic
Eckert Fine Art

June 10, 2017 - July 15, 2017
Various

This exhibition is a group show that examines artists’ explorations of themes relating to interior and exterior spaces, and how objects and personal belongings within the privacy of the home reveal stories, secrets, memories, and demons. Opening will be held Saturday, June 10th from 4PM-7PM
Contact: 860.592.0353
www.www.janeeckertfineart.com
Location: 12 Old Barn Road Kent CT 06757

Brandeis, Bard and Berkshires
Aston Magna Music Festival

June 15, 2017 - July 22, 2017
Various

Enjoy various performances throughout the months of June and July. Performances by The Clarinet Quintet, Edson Scheid, Dominique Labelle and more!
Contact: 413.528.3595
www.astonmagna.org
Location: 323 Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Petere and the Starcatcher
The Warner Theatre

June 17, 2017 - June 24, 2017
Various

The century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Ragtime
Barrington Stage Company

June 21, 2017 - July 15, 2017
Various

Ragtime weaves together three consistently American tales-a stifled upper class wife- a determined jewish immigrant and a daring Harlem musician, united by their courage, compassion, and their belief in obtaining the American dream.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

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

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

Iyanla Vanzant: Rites of Passage
Omega Institute

July 16, 2017 - July 21, 2017
Various

This workshop is designed for you to experience a gentle and loving process of healing, tailored for your clan, to help you step beyond old patterns and move forward with grace and ease.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

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

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

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 & 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

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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