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Voice of the Baroque
Close Encounters With Music

February 24, 2018
6 PM

Identified as one of opera's most promising rising stars, in 2017 he received a Richard Tucker Music Foundation grant, made his European debut at the Theater an der Wien and was named a winner of the Metropolitan Opera N National Council Audition.
Contact: 518.392.6677
www.cewm.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Sinkane
MASS MoCA

February 24, 2018
8 PM

Ahmed Gallab makes music that is joyful and generous, with a razor-sharp message about community and social justice. He led the 15-piece Atomic Bomb Band, with collaborators that included David Byrne, Damon Albarn, and Jamie Lidell.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA Way North Adams MA

Karen Bussolini
Kent Memorial Library

February 24, 2018
2 PM

Come delve into the fascinating world of herbs, “Herb Liberation!” with Karen Bussolini, in a talk full of insight, practical advice and gorgeous photographs.
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 32 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

Ryan Montbleau Band
Infinity Music Hall & Bistro

February 24, 2018
8 PM

Ryan Montbleau brings his funky and outrageously good band back to Infinity Hall for a spring night get down and boogie ball.
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

Visiting Artist Lecture with Taraka Larson
The Wassaic Project

February 24, 2018
5 PM

The visiting artist lecture series offers a unique opportunity for local residents to learn from artis and educators around the country about their practice, thought processes and influences behind their work. The lecture will be held by Taraka Larson, visual artist and band member of Prince Rama.
Contact: 347.815.0783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

Open Studios
The Wassaic Project

February 24, 2018
3 PM - 5 PM

Visitors will be able to see what the resident’s have been hard at work creating. February residency artists are Diana Abells, Keenan Bennett, Barbara Bourland, Christina Crapanzano, Nicole Dyer, Allie Hankins, Kara Hearn, Katy McCarthy, Mandy Messina, William Miller and Lena Schmid.
Contact: 347.815.0783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

February 25, 2018
2 PM

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Michael Perry
Hickory Stick Bookshop

February 25, 2018
2 PM

Bestselling author of Population: 485 reflects on the lessons he's learned from his unlikely alter ego, French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne.
Contact: 860.868.0525
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Location: 2 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06793

Lyle Lovett & Shawn Colvin
Warner Theatre

March 2, 2018
8 PM

Long-time friends Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin come together for one incredible acoustic evening of music as these two master performers and songwriters share songs and stories.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Blues Traveler
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

March 3, 2018
8 PM

Mahawie is excited to present the rock band Blues Traveler! Tickets will go on sale to Mahaiwe members on Friday, December 8 and to the general public on Friday, December 15.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

CJ Field
MASS MoCA

March 3, 2018
8 PM

Field is back in his hometown for a show of spirited, gritty guitar that’s sure to please all you fans of Sam Cooke, Levon Helm, or Ryan Adams.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

New York Festival of Song: PROTEST
Hudson Hall

March 3, 2018
7 PM

30th Anniversary tour to Hudson with PROTEST, an evening of defiant, passionate, and ironic songs that touch on some of the hot-button issues in today’s news: the rights of Latinos, Latinas, Muslims, Jews, and the Queer community; the plights of exiles and refugees; and the survival of the earth itself.
Contact: 518.822.1438
www.hudsonhall.org
Location: 327 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

The Mad Gardeners’ Symposium
Housatonic Valley Regional High School

March 3, 2018
8:30 AM - 4 PM

The Mad Gardeners will hold their annual symposium; Gardening with Wildlife: The Balancing Act, there will be a Snow Day on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Pre-registration by February 27, 2018 includes lunch.
Contact: see website
/www.madgardeners.org
Location: 246 Warren Turnpike Falls Village CT 06031

A New Era Of Digital Marketing
Scoville Memorial Library

March 8, 2018
6 PM

A high-level discussion for business people of all levels that outlines the evolution of digital marketing and explains the ever changing trends. Develop an understanding of which practices work and which do not.
Contact: 860.435.2838
www.scovillelibrary.org
Location: 8 Main Street Salisbury CT 0606

An Opera Triple Bill: Igor Stravinsky, John Harbison, and Ana Sokolovi?
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

March 9, 2018 - March 11, 2018
Various

These operatic rarities were commissioned in 1920 by impresario Sergei Diaghilev for his revolutionary company, the Ballet Russes.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Dance in the 21st Century
The Salisbury Forum

March 9, 2018
7:30 PM

Pamela Tatge, Director of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, an international dance festival, professional school, and archives located in the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts. She is responsible for setting the artistic vision and strategic goals for all aspects of the organization.
Contact: 860.435.4804
www.salisburyforum.org
Location: 11 Interlaken Road Lakeville CT 06039

Godspeed You! Black Emperor
MASS MoCA

March 10, 2018
8 PM

Join at MASS MoCA when Godspeed You! Black Emperor takes the stage with an earth-rattling, wall-of-sound experience.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

The Irish and How They Got That Way
Warner Theatre

March 10, 2018 - March 18, 2018
Various

This revue is a celebration of a heritage that confronts adversity with determination, good humor, music, and a love of life.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.tickets.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Life Is What You Make It: A Concert and Conversation With Peter Buffett
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

March 13, 2018 - March 15, 2018
Various

In an intimate concert and candid conversation with the audience, Buffett aims to redefine success and privilege by sharing the story of his life growing up in Omaha -- how it set the course for him to follow his passion for music, and how that passion was transformed through philanthropy.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Scotty McCreery
Warner Theatre

March 15, 2018
8 PM

Scotty McCreery is currently rising up the charts with his smash hit song “Five More Minutes,” which has already earned 30 million streams and sold 100,000 downloads. Enjoy!
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.tickets.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

High Mud Comedy Festival with Mike Birbiglia
MASS MoCA

March 16, 2018 - March 17, 2018
Various

Mike Birbiglia headlines MASS MoCA’s High Mud Comedy Festival, the museum’s annual mud season yuk-fest. Come early for an afternoon of comedy adventures!
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Comedy Festival
MASS MoCA

March 16, 2018 - March 17, 2018
Various

Enjoy this festival featuring comedian Mike Birbiglia and Songstress Nellie McKay!

Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

The Ariel String Quartet-- Tchaikovsky, Arensky, Shostakovich
Close Encounters With Music

March 17, 2018
6 PM

Three 19th and 20th century Russian works create a trajectory through recent Russian history. Tchaikovsky's String Quartet No. 1 is the first notable work of Russian chamber music, said to have moved Tolstoy to tears. Mystical, monastic, with two-cello richness that conjures a Russian Orthodox choir, Anton Arensky's homage to Tchaikovsky, the Quartet Op. 35, stands between Tsarist pre-Revolution and post-Revolution dictatorships.
Contact: 518.392.6677
www.cewm.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Ariel String Quartet
Close Encounters With Music

March 17, 2018
6 PM

The show features Gershon Gerchikov, violin; Alexandra Kazovsky, violin; Jan Grüning, viola; Amit Even-Tov, cello; with Yehuda Hanani, cello. Enjoy!
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.cewm.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Songs of the Soul - Sensual and Spiritual Renaissance Voices
Crescendo

March 18, 2018
4 PM

The story sets the first two chapters of the highly sensual text of the Song of Solomon to music. Dramatic recitation will emphasize the text.
Contact: 860.435.4866
worldclassmusic.org
Location: 484 Lime Rock Road Lakeville CT 06039

White Hart Speaker Series: Duncan Hannah
The White Hart

March 22, 2018
6 PM

In his new memoir, celebrated New York City painter, Duncan Hannah gives a rollicking and vividly immediate account of his life amid the city's glamorous demimondes in their most vital era as an aspiring artist, roaring boy, dandy, cultural omnivore, and far-from-obscure object of desire.
Contact: 518.789.3797
www.oblongbooks.com
Location: 15 Undermountain Road Salisbury CT 06068

Bach's Birthday Dinner Party
Berkshire Bach Society

March 23, 2018
6 PM

Join for Bach's one of a kind Birthday dinner party!
Contact: 413.528.9255
www.berkshirebach.org
Location: 15 Under Mountain Road Salisbury CT 06068

Spring Concert with Members of Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Berkshire Bach Society

March 26, 2018
7:30 PM

Enjoy one of the first concerts of the Spring! Lets the sounds fill your mind with warmth and put you at ease
Contact: 413.528.9255
www.berkshirebach.org
Location: 251 Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230

America
Warner Theatre

March 30, 2018
8 PM

From their formative years, America has been a band capable of transcending borders with its uplifting music and positive message. Embracing a rainbow of divergent cultures, America’s audiences continue to grow, comprising a loyal legion of first, second and third generation fans, all bearing testament to the group’s enduring appeal.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Abby Z and the New Utility abandoned playground
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

March 31, 2018 - April 1, 2018
Various

Abby Zbikowski is the winner of the 2017 Juried Bessie Award for creating some of the most interesting and exciting ideas in dance today, combining elements of hip-hop, punk, West African, and street dance.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

The Gun Show
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

April 20, 2018 - April 28, 2018
Various

Leaning neither right nor left, the play jumps into the middle of the gun control debate and asks “Can we have a conversation about this?” This one-person play, starring Christopher Smith and directed by Robert Jordan.
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Capitol Steps - Orange Is The New Barack
Warner Theatre

April 21, 2018
8 PM

he Capitol Steps returns to the Warner with their new show, "Orange Is The New Barack," featuring new faces from the Trump White House and Mar-A-Lago join old faces from the Obama years to bring their musical political satire to Torrington!
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Annual Spring Poetry Dinner
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon

April 21, 2018
To be announced

Celebrate National Poetry Month by attending the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon's Annual Spring Poetry Dinner. The event will be hosted in a private Sharon home. Seating is limited. RSVP to janet.accardo@gmail.com.
Contact: 860.364.5041
www.hotchkisslibrary.org
Location: Announced Upon Purchase

Russian and Soviet Film Music: A Tuneful Survey
Close Encounters With Music

April 22, 2018
3 PM

In a lecture illustrated with film clips, Professor Timothy Sergay of SUNY Albany will present an overview of Russian and Soviet film music, focusing not only on the famous contributions of Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich, but also on such lesser known masters as Georgi Sviridov, the Soviet adoption of the Hollywood musical genre in the 1930s, the cultural role of songs created for Soviet films, and the influence of Russian music on Hollywood film scores.
Contact: 518.392.6677
www.cewm.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

Grand Piano Trios--Mendelssohn and Smetana
Close Encounters With Music

April 29, 2018
3 PM

Enjoy this amazing show!
Contact: 518.392.6677
www.cewm.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Byron Katie - Loving What Is
Omega Institute

May 4, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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

Suzanne Bocanegra
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

May 5, 2018
7 PM

The piece gleefully examines the theatrical possibilities of a traditional artist slide presentation, delivered by actors as Bocanegra herself.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Annual Luncheon Musicale Benefit
Close Encounters With Music

May 6, 2018
12 PM

Celebrate the Salon in the Gilded Age elegance of the Lenox Club, a venerable Berkshire presence since 1864! The scintillating atmosphere of the 19th century institution that helped promote artists, painters and musicians as the intelligentsia gathered to exchange ideas, enhanced by gaiety and ambience!
Contact: 518.392.6677
www.cewm.org
Location: 111 Yokun Avenue Lenox MA 01240

The Joey Alexander Trio
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

May 6, 2018
7 PM

Born in Bali in 2003, pianist Alexander taught himself Thelonious Monk’s “Well, You Needn’t” at the age of six. Since then, this wunderkind has delighted audiences across the globe, earning praise from jazz greats from Herbie Hancock to Wynton Marsalis. Enjoy!
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

The Faux and the Fabulous-- Acronym Ensemble
Close Encounters With Music

May 12, 2018
6 PM

Much of their programming is devoted to modern premieres of works newly transcribed from manuscript, previously unpublished, unrecorded and unheard since the early 17th century.
Contact: 518.392.6677
www.cewm.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Dennis Deyoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour
Warner Theatre

May 18, 2018
8 PM

In 1977, history was made with upon the release of THE GRAND ILLUSION album. His voice is one of the most recognizable in the music world today and continues to inspire new generations of fans.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

A Weekend Retreat with Pema Chodron
Omega Institute

May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Various

Pema Chödrön is widely beloved for her insightful, down-to-earth teachings of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences. This is a rare opportunity to listen as she conveys wisdom based on her experiences and insights with characteristic warmth, clarity, and humor.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Antiques Sale
Trade Secrets

May 19, 2018
8 AM - 3 PM

Enjoy over 60 exhibitors, early buying begins at 8 AM and includes breakfast!
Contact: 860.364.1080
www.tradesecretsct.com
Location: 30 Hosier Road Sharon CT 06069

Garden Tour
Trade Secrets

May 20, 2018
10 AM - 4 PM

Enjoy tours of three beautiful private gardens in thearea.
Two gardens are located in New York & one garden is located in Conneticut.
Contact: 860.364.1080
www.tradesecretsct.com
Location: Amenia, Millbrook and Falls Village

The Four Agreements for a Better Life
Omega Institute

June 1, 2018 - June 3, 2018
Various

Learn to apply ancient wisdom in your everyday life with Don Miguel Ruiz and sons.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

See Difference
Omega Institute

June 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018
Various

Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt say seeing each other as unique is key to having conversations without criticism.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Lenny at 100--Feel the BERNstein
Close Encounters With Music

June 9, 2018
6 PM

Acknowledged as possibly the greatest conductor the U.S. has ever produced, Leonard Bernstein was dashing, brilliant and eloquent; a dazzling pianist, lecturer and cultural figure who redefined the word "charisma." Equally at home on the concert stage and Broadway, when summer came, he headed to the Berkshires.
Contact: 518.392.6677
www.cewm.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

The Future of Well-Being
Omega Institute

June 15, 2018 - June 17, 2019
Various

Deepak Chopra is the author of more than 70 books translated into more than 35 languages, including 21 New York Times best sellers in both the fiction and nonfiction categories. Come and discover a new way to be well and stay well.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Stephen Stills and Judy Collins
Tanglewood

June 17, 2018
2 PM

Stephen Still and Judy Collins are returning to Tanglewood! If you missed them last year, don't miss out this year!
Contact: 413.637.5180
www.eventticketscenter.com
Location: 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240

NPR's “Wait Wait Don't Tell Me” Recorded Live
Tanglewood

June 21, 2018
8 PM

Enjoy this great live recording in a wonderfully peaceful setting!
Contact: 413.637.5180
www.concerts.eventticketscenter.com
Location: 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240

Aimee Mann
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

June 22, 2018
8 PM

Enjoy the Oscar-nominated, Grammy-winning singer Aimee Mann. She began her solo career in 1993 with the album Whatever and made a name for herself through her independent success.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley: Broadway and Beyond
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

June 24, 2018
7 PM

Marin and Jason “Broadway’s Golden Couple” present songs from both the “Great White Way” and the “Great American Songbook”.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

James Taylor
Tanglewood

July 3, 2018 - July 4, 2018
8 PM

James Taylor is back! Listen to his amazing songs that seem to ring throughout local shops in the Berkshires!
Contact: 413.637.5180
www.concerts.eventticketscenter.com/
Location: 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

July 15, 2018
7 PM

Alan Cumming is many things to many people – renaissance man, style icon, social activist, bon viveur - but to himself he is a story-teller and provocateur for hire.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Energy Medicine
Omega Institute

July 27, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Various

Use Energy Medicine to bring joy and health into your life with Donna Eden and David Feinstein.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

The Peking Acrobats
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

July 27, 2018 - July 28, 2018
Various

For the last thirty two years, The Peking Acrobats have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics! We hope you enjoy this show!
Contact: 413.644.9040
ww.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Radical Acceptance
Omega Institute

July 27, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Various

This meditation retreat with Tara Brach, the inspiring Buddhist teacher and best-selling author of Radical Acceptance, explores how, even in the face of conflict and challenge, we can connect with our deepest wisdom and compassion.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

An Evening with Pat Metheny
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

August 2, 2018
8 PM

Winner of 20 Grammy Awards, guitarist Pat Metheny’s music continues to shine, always searching for new sounds and ideas while retaining the melodic force and free-wheeling, joyous drive that has been his hallmark since he took the jazz world by storm in the1970s.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Love America Tour
Omega Institute

August 3, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Various

Join spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson on a journey to developing a deeper, multi-dimensional understanding of our national story.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Steve Martin and Martin Short
Tanglewood

September 2, 2018
2:30 PM

Enjoy this amazing comedy duo! Reviews are raving about this comedic team!
Contact: 413.637.5180
www.eventticketscenter.com
Location: 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240

Aging With Sass & Class
Omega Institute

September 14, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Various

Discover the joys and perks of life with best friends Joan Borysenko and Loretta LaRoche.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Tim Fain
Leaf Peeper Concert Series

September 15, 2018
7:30 PM

Tim Fain is violinist and composer and will present a
one-man show with his own compositions as well as classical works and works with electronic accompaniment.
Contact: 413.551.9901
www.leafpeeperconcerts.org
Location: 327 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

Million Dollar Quartet
Warner Theatre

September 19, 2018
8 PM

illion Dollar Quartet is the national touring company and the Tony Award winning smash hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.tickets.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Reo Speedwagon
Warner Theatre

September 20, 2018
8 PM

REO Speedwagon is a band where the main constant over the decades is a never-ending desire to give their all to their fans, year in and year out.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.tickets.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

The Neave Piano Trio
Leaf Peeper Concert Series

September 29, 2018
7 PM

The Neave Piano Trio will be playing: Haydn Trio in D major Hob. XV no.16 Dale Trumbore "Another Chance"
Leonard Bernstein Trio.
Contact: 413.551.9901
www.neavetrio.com
Location: St James Place Great Barrington MA 01230

New York Polyphony
Leaf Peeper Concert Series

October 27, 2018

This is a quartet of four male voices "singers of superb musicianship and vocal allure," (The New Yorker), singing pre-baroque, baroque and some later works.
Contact: 413.551.9901
www.hudsonhall.org
Location: 327 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

Conversations With... Author and Scholar Mitchell Cohen On the Politics of Opera
Close Encounters With Music

November 12, 2018
3 PM

Mitchell Cohen, who combines his academic expertise in political science and lifelong interest in the spectacle of opera in his new book (The Politics of Opera-A History from Monteverdi to Mozart, Princeton Press), will underscore the political dimensions of libretti and ideological elements of opera, which absorbs and mirrors currents of the day in dramatic dress-up.
Contact: 518.392.6677
www.cewm.org
Location: St James Place Great Barrington MA 01230

ONGOING EVENTS
Click here for a list of current events.

François Morellet
Dia Art Foundation: Beacon

October 1, 2017 - June 2, 2018
Various

A prolific painter, sculptor, and installation artist, Morellet was one of the founding members of the Groupe de Recherche d’Art Visuel, an artist’s collaborative that emerged in France in the early 1960s. Although the artist’s systematic art has been widely exhibited in Europe, his oeuvre has rarely been shown or studied in the United States.
Contact: 845.440.0100
www.diaart.org
Location: 3 Beekman Street Beacon NY 12508

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi
The Norman Rockwell Museum

November 11, 2017 - May 28, 2018
Various

Known for his successful book series The Spiderwick Chronicles, DiTerlizzi is widely celebrated for his images of such fantasy creatures as fairies, trolls, sprites, and goblins. The show will will showcase over 150 original paintings and drawings.
Contact: 413.298.4100
www.nrm.org
Location: 9 Glendale Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Sol LeWittt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective
MASS MoCA

January 1, 2018 - June 1, 2018
Various

See LeWitt’s large-scale wall drawings, spanning the artist’s career from 1969 to 2007!
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Half Life of Love
MASS MoCA

January 1, 2018 - March 25, 2018
Various

The exhibition features work by an intergenerational group of artists including Jordan Casteel, Cynthia Daignault, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Curran Hatleberg, Deana Lawson, Dave McKenzie, Kambui Olujimi, Valeska Soares, and Billie Zangewa.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Robert Rauschenberg
MASS MoCA

January 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Various

Robert Rauschenberg’s A Quake in Paradise (Labyrinth) from 1994, invites viewers to move through — and become a part of — a maze-like installation of panels printed with the artist’s signature layers of mechanically reproduced imagery. Enjoy!
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org

Yolande Daniels' Tea Cozy
Omi International Arts Center

January 6, 2018 - April 6, 2018
Various

The exhibit features a chipboard maquette from a 2010 installation of an outdoor pavilion of folded waterjet cut sheet steel and cast concrete hemisphere seating for the Evergreen Museum at Johns Hopkins University. Enjoy!
Contact: 518.392.4747
www.artomi.org
Location: 1405 Co Rte 22 Ghent NY 12075

Color Changes
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon

January 10, 2018 - February 28, 2018
4 PM - 6 PM

Enjoy the art works by John Carter. Over time, he has painted in acrylics, watercolors and pastel, with nature as his inspirations.
Contact: 860.364.5041
www.hotchkisslibrary.org
Location: 10 Upper Main Street Sharon CT 06069


Brookside Quiltworks

January 13, 2018 - March 1, 2018
various

A beautiful exhibit of hand quilted quilts by local quilt artist Connie Logan, some barn art by her husband Doug and paintings by her children Carol Lew and JD Logan. The reception will be held on Saturday January 13th, from 12 PM to 3 PM.
Contact: 413.528.0445
www.brooksidequiltworks.com
Location: 2 Sheffield Road South Egremont MA 01258

Life- Untethered
Five Points Gallery

January 18, 2018 - February 24, 2018
Various

Opening reception will be January 19 from 6 PM to 8:30 PM. The artists conversation will be held Friday February 9 at 6 PM.
Contact: 860.618.7222
www.fivepointsgallery.org
Location: 33 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Katrina Hude - Harmonic Cognizance
Thompson Giroux Gallery

January 20, 2018 - March 25, 2018
Various

The process and purpose of these works is to allow ample room for introspection, curiosity, learning, failing and beginning again. Join for refreshments Saturday January 20th from 4 PM to 6 PM.
Contact: 518.392.3336
www.thompsongirouxgallery.com
Location: 57 Main Street Chatham NY 12037

Wassaic Project Winter Exhibition: What We Don’t Realize When We See Things
The Wassaic Project

January 27, 2018 - March 17, 2018

What We Don’t Realize When We See Things is a group exhibition composed of painting, drawing, video, sculpture, and performance that addresses everyday life that shapes who we are and how we relate to others. The event will take place on Saturdays from 12 PM to 5 PM.
Contact: 347.815.0783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

Landscapes of the Future Past - Rachel Frank
Standard Space

January 27, 2018 - March 4, 2018
12 PM - 5 PM

Landscapes of the Future Past explores man's relationship to the environment and to other species in the epoch of the Anthropocene, the geological period in which we are currently living, by imagining how our contemporary environmental understanding and practices can be informed by past ecosystems, ancient structures, and historical objects.
Contact: 917.627.3261
www.standardspace.net
Location: 147 Main Street Sharon CT 06069

Explorations
Norfolk Library

January 28, 2018 - February 28, 2018
Various

Explorations is an exhibition by Tom Hlas. Opening reception will be Sunday January 28th from 4 PM to 6 PM.
Contact: 860.542.5075
www.norfolklibrary.org
Location: 9 Greenwoods Road East Norfolk CT 06058

Eugene V Thaw Collection
Clark Art Institute

February 3, 2018 - April 22, 2018
Various

The exhibition is organized in a series of chronological sections that illustrate key moments in the history of draftsmanship while also highlighting the work of artists whom the Thaws collected in depth.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Reflections
Cornwall Library

February 3, 2018 - March 17, 2018
Various

Reflections is an exhibit by Bryan Nash Gill. Opening reception will be February 3 from 6 PM to 8 PM.
Contact: 860.672.6874
www.cornwalllibrary.org
Location: 30 Pine Street Cornwall CT 06753

10X10 Street Festival
Berkshire Museum

February 14, 2018 - February 25, 2018

Some highlights include:
Ten Days of Play 2018
Starlab Planetarium
Jack and the Beanstalk with Nappy’s Puppets
Records and Burpee Zoo Show
BCT presents Cinderella
Plus Hancock Shaker Village, UMass Dance and Berkshire Music School,
Contact: 413.443.7171
berkshiremuseum.org
Location: Pittsfield MA 01201

10X10
Barrington Stage Company

February 15, 2018 - March 4, 2018
Various

Enjoy 10 minute plays and 10 playwrights!
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Phyllis Nauts: Faces and Figments
David M. Hunt Library

February 24, 2018 - March 17, 2018
Various

Phyllis Nauts: Faces and Figments will be a retrospective exhibit of the Cornwall artist’s paintings. Working in oil from photographs or from the imagination, Ms. Nauts’ explores the personalities she paints. The opening Reception will be held Saturday, February 24 from 4 PM to 6PM.
Contact: 860.824.7424
www.huntlibrary.org
Location: 63 Main Street Falls Village CT 06031

Out The Window
Kent Memorial Library

March 1, 2018 - April 27, 2018
Various

Susan Gissell will have her paintings on display. Her work is in private collections throughout the United States and Europe, Japan and Australia. Join Saturday March 3 from 2 PM to 4 PM for the opening reception and to meet the artist.
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 32 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

Hotchkiss Dance Company
The Hotchkiss School

March 2, 2018 - March 3, 2018
7:30 PM

Enjoy the annual performance by the Hotchkiss Dance Company and will feature new work by Dance Program Director Alice Sarkissian-Wolf as well as commissioned works by 2017-18 guests artists Liliana Candotti and Ann Marie DeAngelo.
Contact: 860.435.2591
www.hotchkiss.org
Location: 11 Interlaken Road Lakeville CT 06039

Cabaret
Ghent Playhouse

March 16, 2018 - April 1, 2018
Various

Set amid the backdrop of 1930’s Germany as it begins to slide toward the Nazis, an American writer living in Berlin, meets an eccentric dancer at a decadent cabaret called The Kit Kat Club, who changes his life forever.
Contact: 518.392.6264
www.ghentplayhouse.org
Location: 6 Town Hall Place Ghent NY 12075

Past-Life Thereapy Training
Omega Institute

May 13, 2018 - May 18, 2018
Various

Gain professional skills in past-life regression with Brian Weiss and Carole K. Weiss.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Miracles Happen
Omega Institute

May 13, 2018 - May 18, 2018
Various

Now the nation’s foremost expert on past-life regression therapy, Weiss has been featured in numerous magazines, newspapers, and television shows, including the Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, 20/20, 48 Hours, and on the Discovery Channel and CNN.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Coming to Our Senses
Omega Institute

May 20, 2018 - May 25, 2018
Various

In this 5-day retreat led by Jon Kabat-Zinn—internationally known for his work in bringing mindfulness practices into the mainstream of medicine and society—we engage in a range of practices to cultivate greater mindfulness and heartfulness.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

The Royal Family of Broadway
Barrington Stage Company

June 7, 2018 - July 7, 2018
Various

A brand new musical comedy and a masterful love letter to the Great White Way- from William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

A Dolls House, Pat 2
Barrington Stage Company

July 12, 2018 - July 28, 2018
Various

The show explore the emotional chaos that results when a wife returns to the home she left 15 years earlier!
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

West Side Story
Barrington Stage Company

August 3, 2018 - September 1, 2018
Various

Two young lovers fine themselves caught between warring street gangs. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, relevant and deeply moving musicals of our time.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto
Berkshire Opera Festival

August 25, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Various

Rigoletto will be sung in Italian with projected English translations!
Contact: 413.997.4444
www.berkshiretheatregroup.org
Location: 111 South Street Pittsfield MA 01201

The Glass Menagerie
Barrington Stage Company

October 3, 2018 - October 21, 2018
Various

Enjoy this drama of beauty. One of the greatest plays of the 20th century.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

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