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CURRENT EVENTS

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We're Watching: A Performance Exhibition on Surveillance
Fisher Center for Performing Arts at Bard

April 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Various

The second Live Arts Bard Biennial explores the vast implications of life in a state of surveillance, and the impact of that reality on security, democracy, ethics, creativity, and citizenship in this four day event.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercentertickets.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Bill and the Belles
Dewey Hall

April 28, 2017
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Oldtone Productions presents Bill And the Belles ( Local favorites the Easy Ridin Papas will open the show.
Contact: 413 429 1176
www.deweyhall.org
Location: 91 Main Street Sheffield MA, 01257

Kristen Hewit
The Mount

April 29, 2017
3 PM

Stone Court Writer-In-Residence Kristen Hewitt will read from her recent works, and there will be an opportunity for questions and conversation following the program, along with a reception.
Contact: 413.551.5111
www.edithwharton.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240 Area

The New Jim Crow
Oblong Books & Music

May 2, 2017
6 PM

The New Jim Crow directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzling candor, legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that "we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it."
Contact: 518.789.3797
www.oblongbooks.com
Location: 26 Main Street Millerton NY 12546

Celebrate Your Second Journey with Karen Allen
Omega Institute

May 5, 2017 - May 7, 2017
Various

n this empowering retreat for women, you have the opportunity to reflect and renew, identify your strengths, and discover your true purpose beyond the roles you play. Stretch toward the new you by learning to accept change, let go of old ways, and begin the process of planning and embracing your future—your second journey.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Close Encounters With Music

May 6, 2017
6 PM

Haunting music from the time of Cervantes, breathtaking transcription from the opera Carmen, Copland Mexican songs, Jazz, and an arrangement of the Bach Brandenburg as well as Far East and Irish classics will transport listeners around the world in a single concert experience!
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.cewm.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

My Bubba
MASS MoCA

May 6, 2017
8 PM

Live Music!
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Robben Ford with Guests
Infinity Hall & Bistro

May 6, 2017
8 PM

f you’ve seen/heard him before, then we’re sure we’ll see you at the show. And if you’ve yet to experience this guy and his band, we urge you to do so. His blend of blistering Blues, Rock and Funky Jazz is truly amazing
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

Spring Ephemeral Wildflowers of the Northeast
Berkshire Botanical Garden

May 6, 2017
10 AM - 12 PM

Starting with a lecture highlighting the wildflowers of New England's natural habitats, including alpine summits, forests, meadows, wetlands, and coastal environments, Garden in the Wood’s staff botanist Ted Elliman will also take the class on an optional walking tour of Stockbridge’s Ice Glen.
Contact: 413.298.3926
www.berkshirebotanical.org
Location: 5 West Stockbridge Road Stockbridge MA 01262

High School Student Cabaret
Berkshire Theatre Group

May 10, 2017
7 PM

BTG's first annual High School Student Cabaret features students from all over the county performing songs, poetry, dance and more!
Contact: 413.298.5576
www.tickets.thecolonialtheatre.org
Location: 111 South Street Pittsfield 01201

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Berkshire Theatre Group

May 11, 2017
7 PM

The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (HBE) is a family band consisting of seven blood brothers who began their musical training at the tender ages of four and five by their father. Different voices blended together to create a beautiful melody.
Contact: 413.298.5576
www.mainstreetmail.com
Location: 111 South Street Pittsfield 01201

Encore! An Evening to Celebrate High School Musicals
Berkshire Theatre Groups

May 12, 2017
7 PM

The fourth annual Encore! An Evening to Celebrate High School Musicals features ten-minute encore performances from this year's Berkshire County high school musicals.
Contact: 413.298.5576
www.tickets.thecolonialtheatre.org
Location: 111 South Street Pittsfield 01201

Storm Large
Berkshire Theatre Group

May 13, 2017
8 PM

Enjoy the show with the famous Pink Martini Singer!
Contact: 413.298.5576
www.berkshiretheatregroup.org
Location: 111 South Street Pittsfield 01201

Rare Plants and Garden Antiques Sale
Trade Secrets

May 13, 2017 - May 14, 2017
10 AM - 4 PM

Featuring four lovely Connecticut gardens including the Trade Secrets signature garden of Bunny Williams and John Rosselli! Tickets go on sale April 1st
Contact: 860.364.1080
www.tradesecretsct.com
Location: Route 41 & Hosier Road Sharon CT 06069

Mary Ann McSweeney
Berkshire Jazz

May 13, 2017
8 PM

Top NY bassist and leader, to the Berkshires for the area premiere of a new genre of work. Inspired by the wonderful harmonies and rhythms of Portugal. Her quartet+one will be performing her “Urban Fado Project”.
Contact: 413.442.7718
www.berksjazzfest.com
Location: 11 South Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Celebrating 100 Years of Jazz
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

May 13, 2017
8 PM

Trombonist Chris Washburne leads an international group of all-stars in a celebration of the roots and influences of jazz, from traditional folk songs to pioneers such as Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, and Bessie Smith.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Emerson String Quartet
Hotchkiss School

May 13, 2017
7 PM

The concert is free and open to the public. The quartet will perform a program including Mozart’s Quartet in C Major, K. 465 “Dissonance”, Debussy’s Quartet in G minor, and Dvo?ák’s Quartet in C Major, op. 61.
Contact: 860.435.4423
www.hotchkiss.org
Location: 11 Interlaken Road Lakeville Connecticut 06039

Brian Weiss, MD: Pastt-Life Memories
Omega Institute

May 14, 2017 - May 19, 2017
Various

Gain theoretical knowledge, intensive practical skills, and experience in past-life regression therapy in one of only three Past-Life Therapy Trainings.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Close Encounters with Music: Linda Hirshman & The Feminine Mystique
The Mount

May 14, 2017
3 PM

awyer, best-selling author, and cultural historian Linda Hirshman will analyze the 14th and 19th Amendments in tandem as two paths to equality in the suffrage effort and as they affected private and public lives of women.
Contact: 413.551.5111
www.edithwharton.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240 Area

Dani Shapiro
White Hart Speaker Series

May 18, 2017
6 PM

Best-selling novelist and memoirist Dani Shapiro delivers her most intimate and powerful work in Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage: a piercing, life-affirming memoir about marriage and memory, about the frailty and elasticity of our most essential bonds, and about the accretion, over time, of both sorrow and love.
Contact: 860.435.0030
www.whitehartinn.com
Location: 15 Under Mountain Road Salisbury CT 06068

Celebrating 100 Years of Jazz
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

May 18, 2017
8 PM

Trombonist Chris Washburne leads an international group of all-stars in a celebration of the roots and influences of jazz, from traditional folk songs to pioneers such as Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, and Bessie Smith.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

19th Annual Gala
Warner Theatre

May 20, 2017
Various

in the Carole & Ray Neag Performing Arts Center. Please join us for an evening of cocktails & hors d'oeuvres, open bar, dinner, live and silent auctions and entertainment.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

May Festival & Summer Exhibition
The Wassaic Project

May 20, 2017
3 PM

The Exhibition will be hosted inside the 7-floor gallery space of Maxon Mills. Over 50 artists will be showcasing their work on these floors, including Ghost of a Dream, Cole Lu and others.
Contact: 347.815.0783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

Magnificent Hudson Valley, Kykuit: House, Garden and Sculpture Park
Berkshire Botanical Garden

May 22, 2017
8:15 AM - 3:30 PM

Join BBG for a field trip to Kykuit, a preeminent Hudson Valley house and garden. This hilltop paradise was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family, beginning with the philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil and, in his day, the richest man in America.
Contact: 413.298.3926
www.berkshirebotanical.com
Location: 5 West Stockbridge Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Wilco’s Music and Arts Festival at MASS MoCA
MASS MoCA

May 23, 2017 - May 25, 2017
Various

features a full comedy lineup programmed by festival alum John Hodgman, family fun for all ages, local food, craft beer, camping, naturalist activities, and more. Early Bird Solid Sound Tickets are now on sale! At their reduced prices.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 87 Marshall Street North Adams MA 01247

Touchstones: In Conversation with Ariel Levy
The Mount

May 25, 2017
5 PM

Join journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick for an intimate conversation with author Ariel Levy about her new work, The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir.
Contact: 413.551.5111
www.edithwharton.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240 Area

CAKE
MASS MoCA

May 28, 2017
5:30 PM

Enjoy this concert set to rock your socks. CAKE, the thinking man's party band, throws down to cap two years of building renovation and art installation.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

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

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

Annual Spotlight Gala
Sharon Playhouse

June 3, 2017
5:30 PM

Join for the annual spotlight gala, cocktails and a show!
Contact: 860.364.7469
www.sharonplayhouse.org
Location: 49 Amenia Road Sharon CT 06069

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

The speaker will be Ellen Ecker Ogden she will give her talk followed by a cocktail reception. There will be a silent auction. The garden tour will be on June 10th at 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Dan Flavin: Icons
Dia Art Foundation

April 30, 2015 - April 30, 2017
Various

Bridging the mediums of painting and sculpture, Dan Flavin completed a series of eight works known as “icons” between 1961 and 1964. These icons connect the work that Flavin made early in his career to the sculptures in light for which he is remembered.
Contact: 212.989.5566
www.diaart.org
Location: 535 West 22nd Street New York NY 10011

Beacon: Exhibition- Robert Irwin
Dia Art Foundation

June 1, 2015 - May 1, 2017
Various

Robert Irwin's landmark site-specific work Excursus: Homage to the Square3 exemplifies the artist's practice of creating environments that bring attention to spatial relations and the subtleties of perception.
Contact: 212.989.5566
www.diaart.org
Location: 3 Beekman Street Beacon New York 12508

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

The Hudson: City River-Rual Valley
Millerton Movie House

February 25, 2017 - May 17, 2017
Various

The show will open on Saturday, February 25th and the artist reception will be held from 5 PM to 7 PM. The exhibit features a selection of work by Basia Goldsmith and Ginny Howsam Friedman.
Contact: 518.789.0022
www.themoviehouse.net
Location: 48 Main Street Millerton NY 12546

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

The Nature of Things Coming
Kent Memorial Library

March 1, 2017 - April 28, 2017
Various

Deborah’s love of nature, through observation and academic study has a strong influence on her painting. She finds enjoyment, interest, and beauty in her surroundings.  In the more traditional pieces, atmospheric conditions and varied brush strokes are used to express the subject matter. Enjoy!
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 32 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

BerkshireNow: Daniel Bellow
Berkshire Museum

March 3, 2017 - May 22, 2017
Various

This exhibit will feature hand-thrown porcelain by Berkshire-based artisan Daniel Bellow, an accomplished potter whose work is remarkable for its exquisite glazes and intriguing textured surfaces. Opening reception will be held Friday, March 3, from 5 PM to 8 PM
Contact: 413.443.7171
www.berkshiremuseum.org
Location: 39 South Street Pittsfield MA 01201

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

Lois Dodd: Windows
Omi International Arts Center

March 18, 2017 - May 7, 2017
Various

The opening reception will be Saturday, March 18 from 1 PM to 3 PM. There will be an artist talk with Faye Hirsch at 2 PM.
Contact: 518.392.4747
www.artomi.org
Location: 1405 Co Rte 22 Ghent NY 12075

Interlock
Carrie Haddad Gallery

March 22, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Various

an exhibit exploring the tensions of color and contract in minimal abstraction. It will feature the works off, Edward Avedisian, Stephen Brophy, Donise English, Paul Katz and Ralph Stout. The artists reception will be held on March 25 from 5 PM to 7 PM.
Contact: 518.828.1915
www.carriehaddadgallery.com
Location: 622 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

Carrigan, Balco & Stengade
Five Points Gallery

March 30, 2017 - May 6, 2017
Various

Opening reception is Friday, March 31 from 6 PM to 8:30 PM.
Contact: 860.618.7222
www.fivepointsgallery.org
Location: 33 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

TIME and TIDE
Thompson Giroux Gallery

April 1, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Various

As a printmaker he uses classic techniques-- etching, aquatint, drypoint, woodcut, wood engraving, handset type, and letterpress--and traditional equipment to create editions whose subjects range from figures to landscapes to everyday objects, along with abstraction.
Contact: 518.392.3336
www.thompsongirouxgallery.com
Location: 57 Main Street Chatham NY 12037

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

Mingled Musings
David M. Hunt Library

April 7, 2017 - May 6, 2017
Various

Local artist Ken Musselman, is known for his anthropomorphic scenes of animals just being human. A reception with refreshments will be held on Friday April 7 PM from 5 PM.
Contact: 860.868.0525
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Location: 2 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06793

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

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

Follies
The Warner Theatre

May 6, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Various

Surreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart wrenching and epic in scope, Follies by musical theatre legend, Stephen Sondheim, and author, James Goldman, uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naiveté in the post-Kennedy years.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Follies
Warner Theatre

May 6, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Various

Surreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart wrenching and epic in scope, Follies by Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman, uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naiveté in the post-Kennedy years.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790c

The Way of Awareness
Omega Institute

May 7, 2017 - May 12, 2017
Various

Join Will Kabat-Zinn and Jon Kabat-Zinn for a retreat designed to help you cultivate intimacy with your own daily experience. Through a range of formal and informal meditation practices, explore the applications of mindfulness and heartfulness in the face of the human condition, including stress, pain, illness, implicit biases, and the challenges of social inequity.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

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

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

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

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

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

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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