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An Oline 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

Requiem for Anna Politkovskaya
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Various

Requiem is a unique puppet oratorio commemorating the dissident Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, who was assassinated by the Russian government in 2006.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Home Concert and Benefit
Berkshire Bach Society

May 20, 2018
3 PM

This event will have Met Opera Orchestra's Concertmaster, David Chan and fellow orchestra members. There will also be a meet and greet reception with wine and cheese included.
Contact: 413.528.9277
www.events.r20.constantcontact.com
Location: Directions will be sent when reservations are confirmed

Garden Tours
Trade Secrets

May 20, 2018
10 AM - 4 PM

Spend the day taking a self-guided tour of three of the picturesque private gardens, located in Falls Village, CT and nearby Amenia, NY.
Contact: 860.364.1080
www.tradesecretsct.com
Location: Falls Village CT & Amenia NY

Dogs of Camelot
Hickory Stick Bookshop

May 20, 2018
2 PM

Join in welcoming Joan Lownds for a discussion and signing of her book Dogs of Camelot.
Contact: 860.868.0525
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Location: 1201 2 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06793

Sandrine Kern
Argazzi Art

May 23, 2018 - June 16, 2018
11 AM - 5 PM

Most images are done with oil and cold wax on canvas which creates a very distinct look throughout the artwork.
Contact: 860.435.8222
www.argazziart.com
Location: 22 Millerton Road Route 44 Lakeville CT 06039

Morning After Grace
Shakespeare & Company

May 24, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Various

Angus and Abigail fall into each other's lives after meeting at a funeral in Florida. Not the first place you'd expect to find romance after clocking plenty of miles on the road of life, but playwright Carey Crim deftly demonstrates in this New England premier that startling surprises come in unpredictable packages.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Melville in Love
Berkshire Museum

May 24, 2018
7 PM

The Berkshire Museum will be presenting a special screening of Melville in Love. The event will include a Q&A session with Melville biographer Michael Shelden and the film’s director Seth Newton.
Contact: 413.443.7171
www.berkshiremuseum.org
Location: 39 South Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Life is a Playground
Omega Institute

May 25, 2018 - May 28, 2018
Various

Combining the art of stand-up comedy and the personal experience of transformation, Comedy Central headliner Kyle Cease uses his 25 years of performing and overcoming odds to help you embrace a new vision of what is possible.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

May 25, 2018
8 PM

During their nearly four-decade career, the couple has won an unprecedented four consecutive Grammy awards, as well as three American Music awards. This is a unique opportunity to hear the duo perform stripped down, acoustic versions of their songs in an intimate setting.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Visiting Artist Lecture and Open Studios
The Wassaic Project

May 25, 2018 - May 26, 2018
Various

Hear an interesting Visiting Artist Lecture by Brian Alfred and come meet the May residency artist during Open Studios.
Contact: 347.815.0783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

Beautiful Strangers
Berkshire Botanical Garden

May 26, 2018
5 PM - 7:30 PM

This will be an exhibition of contemporary sculptures installed throughout the landscape featuring the works of various artists. There will be cocktails and hors d'oeuvres as well as a rare plant silent auction.
Contact: 413.298.3926
www.berkshirebotanical.org
Location: 5 West Stockbridge Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Fete des Fleurs
Berkshire Botanical Garden

May 26, 2018
5 PM - 7:30 PM

Join for a beautiful garden party! The evening will be punctuated with merriment as we celebrate the opening of Beautiful Strangers: Artists Discover the Garden, an exhibition spotlighting ten contemporary artists and their extraordinary work on display throughout the Garden.
Contact: 413.298.3926
www.berkshirebotanical.org
Location: 5 West Stockbridge Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Alfred Kelman
Hickory Stick Bookshop

May 26, 2018
2 PM

Alfred Kelman - Emmy Award Winner will be singing copies of his new book, Of Time and the River: Portrait of a New England Town.
Contact: 860.868.0525
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Location: 1201 2 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06793

Taryn Simon - A Cold Hole Assembled Audience
MASS MoCA

May 26, 2018
5:30 PM

This exhibit activates the rituals of applause and the cold water plunge, Simon's exhibition deftly examines how public performance collides with private intentions and experiences, as both visitors and performers are intermittently invited to jump into the icy water below. Opening reception will be Saturday May 26 at 5:30 PM.
Contact: 413.664.4481
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Silver Dagger: Exploring Women’s History Through Folksongs with Diane Taraz
Bidwell House Museum

May 27, 2018
3 PM

Passed down for generations, folk songs show centuries of attitudes and beliefs that have fascinating echoes in our lives today. Through music that brims with energy and humor, determination and despair, Diane looks at ordinary people in centuries past, finding in old songs many clues to the inner lives of people in Europe and America from about 1500 to 1850.
Contact: 413.528.6888
www.bidwellhousemuseum.org
Location: 100 Art School Road Monterey MA 01245

Raptors and Riesling
Audubon Sharon

May 27, 2018
5 PM - 7 PM

Enjoy fine wines and delicious hors d’oeuvres while celebrating.Audubon Sharon’s successful bird and wildlife rehabilitation.
Contact: 860.364.0520
www.sharon.audubon.org
Location: 325 Cornwall Bridge Road Sharon CT 06069

American History Museum Opening
The Bidwell House Museum

May 28, 2018
11 AM

Tours will begin on Monday, May 28th at 11 AM. The Museum is opening with a concert and reception on Sunday, May 27th, at 3 PM. Singer-songwriter Diane Taraz will perform “A Silver Dagger: Exploring Women’s History Through Folksongs.” A reception to celebrate the end of a successful capital campaign and the newly completed restoration of the house will follow the concert.

Contact: 413.528.6888
www.bidwellhousemuseum.org
Location: 100 Art School Road Monterey MA 01245

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

Natalia Zuckerman
Leaf Peepers Concert Series

June 2, 2018
7:30 PM

Join singer, songwriter and composer Natalia as she presents her most recent multimedia work.
Contact: 413.551.9901
www.brownpapertickets.com
Location: Address Provided with Purchase Egremont, MA

L Todd Wood
Hickory Stick Bookshop

June 2, 2018
2 PM

Author L Todd Wood will sign copies of his novel, Currency: A Financial Thriller .
Contact: 860.868.0525
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Location: 1201 2 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06793

Open Days: Litchfield County
The Garden Conservancy

June 2, 2018
10 AM - 4 PM

Visit four gardens in Litchfield, Roxbury, West Cornwall, and Washington, CT.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: Litchfield County

Mr. Finns Cabaret
Barrington Stage Company

June 3, 2018 - June 4, 2018
8 PM

Jazz vocalist extraordinaire Tina Fabrique brings to Mr. Finn’s a musical journey through Ella Fitzegerald’s Great American Songbook.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 122 North Street Downtown Pittsfield 01201

Frank Delaney Legacy Series with Christine Baranski
Northwest Connecticut Arts Council

June 3, 2018
4 PM

Actress Christine Baranski will join Diane Meier in an afternoon conversation about Baranski’s life, times and remarkable career.
Contact: 860.618.0075
www.eventbrite.com
Location: At the Home of Diane Meier - Address Given Once Tickets are Purchased

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

Getting The Love You Want
Omega Institute

June 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018
Various

Getting the Love You Want gives couples the tools they need to achieve safety, sustain deep connection, and experience joyful aliveness. By learning a new way to talk, how to remove negativity, and how to express caring behaviors, you can transform your relationship into an instrument of healing and spiritual growth.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

The Chairs
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

June 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018
Various

Veteran actors Fern Sloan and Ted Pugh bring a fresh interpretation of this delightfully absurdist tragic farce about the imaginary world of a very old couple living in a house on an island.
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Books & Boom Garden Event
Cornwall Library

June 8, 2018 - June 9, 2018
Various

The two-day event begins with a talk by Lynden B. Miller, public garden designer in New York City and Sharon resident, there will be a cocktail reception following the talk. There will be self-guided tours of four county gardens on Saturday.
Contact: 860.672.6874
www.cornwalllibrary.org
Location: 30 Pine Street Cornwall CT 06753

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 Northeast Fiddlers' Convention
Hancock Shaker Village

June 9, 2018
2 PM - 12 AM

This year’s convention features instrument and historical workshops by Bill & the Belles, Nils Fredland, and Tara Linhardt. Enjoy picking & singing in the historic round stone barn, instrument contests, jamming, and a square dance with live music.
Contact: 413.443.0188
www.oldtonemusicfestival.com
Location: 1843 West Housatonic Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Shanghai String Quartet
Music Mountain

June 10, 2018
3 PM

The Shanghai Quartet will perform the complete Six-Concert Beethoven String Quartet Cycle in five consecutive Sundays from June 10 through July 8,
Contact: 860.824.7126
www.musicmountain.org
Location: 225 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

Beethoven String Quartet Cycle
Music Mountain

June 10, 2018
3:30 PM

89th Season Opening Benefit Concert & Reception
First of the Six-Concert Complete Beethoven String Quartet Cycle featuring the incomparable Shanghai String Quartet.
Contact: 860.824.7126
www.musicmountain.org
Location: 225 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

J.S Bach: The Paritas for Solo Violin
Aston Magna Music Festival

June 14, 2018
7 PM

Enjoy an evening with Daniel Stepner at the Solsberg Music Center!
Contact: 413.528.3595
www.prod1.agileticketing.net
Location: 415 South Street Waltham MA 02453

Simon Winchester
The White Hart Speaker Series

June 14, 2018
6 PM - 8 PM

In his new book, revered New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement—precision—in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.
Contact: 518.789.3797
www.eventbrite.com
Location: 15 Under Mountain Road Salisbury CT 06068

7th Annual Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend
Berkshire Gateway Jazz

June 14, 2018 - June 17, 2018
Various

Featuring headline concerts, al fresco jazz, food vendors, a jazz brunch, and more, spanning Father’s Day weekend. All in the beautiful western Massachusetts town of Lee, MA, the “Gateway to the Berkshires.”
Contact: 413.243.0852
www.berkshiregatewayjazz.org
Location: 25 Park Place Lee MA 01238

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

Bard Music Festival Preview at Wethersfield
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

June 15, 2018
5:30 PM

Don't miss the preview of the 29th Bard Music Festival exploring Rimsky-Korsakov and His World. Enjoy an elegant cocktail reception, special chamber performances, and a stroll through the breathtaking Wethersfield gardens.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Roger Daltrey performs The Who's TOMMY with the Boston Pops
Tanglewood

June 15, 2018
8 PM

Kick off the 2018 Tanglewood Season and join Roger Daltrey performing The Who's TOMMY with the Boston Pops!
Contact: 413.637.5180
www.lenox.eventticketscenter.com
Location: 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240

The Decemberists
MASS MoCA

June 15, 2018
8 PM

The Decemberists explore a new sound in a MASS MoCA performance — in support of their eighth studio album I’ll Be Your Girl.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Grizzly Bear
MASS MoCA

June 16, 2018
8 PM

one of the most celebrated indie rock acts of the last two decades, Grizzly Bear’s prog-rock-meets-chamber-pop sound took the music world by storm and helped to define a new wave of psychedelic-leaning sound. Enjoy!
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

10 Year Anniversary Benefit: Honoring Janet Offensend
The Wassaic Project

June 16, 2018
5 PM - 8 PM

Celebrate the 10th Annual Summer Exhibition and join in honoring the former board chair, Janet Offensend!
Contact: 347.815.0783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road, Wassaic NY 12592

Spring Awakening
Warner Theatre

June 16, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Various

Explore the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. Follow a group of late nineteenth century German students on their passage as they navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety in a powerful celebration of youth and rebellion.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.tickets.warnertheatre.org
Location: 82 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Ted Nash Quartet
Music Mountain

June 16, 2018
6:30 PM

Two-Time Grammy Award Winner Ted Nash is a vital part of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Nash expertly pushes artistic boundaries while staying true to the fundamentals of jazz.
Contact: 860.824.7126
www.musicmountain.org
Location: 225 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

Miki Orihara: Resonance II
Kaatsbaan International Dance Center

June 16, 2018
7:30 PM

The chapter continues with Orihara’s latest program of solo dance, “Resonance II.” Performed with accompaniment by pianist Senri Oe, it again explores the history of modern dance, with pieces by Merce Cunningham, Lar Lubovitch and Charlotte Griffin, and a dance Orihara co-composed with Tanroh Ishida.
Contact: 845.757.5106
www.kaatsbaan.org
Location: 33 Kaatsbaan Road Tivoli NY 12583

Season Opening Gala
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

June 16, 2018
5 PM - 9 PM

Join for cocktails in the new Perles Family Studio, exciting live & silent auctions. There will be fantastic performances in Blake's Barn including a tribute to Carmen de Lavallade, and a delicious dinner catered by Old Inn on the Green on the Great Lawn.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Party With Paul Loren
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

June 16, 2018
9 PM - 12 AM

Enjoy thee dance party featuring New York-based crooner Paul Loren& his ‘One-Night Only’ Band There will be an open bar, sweets & savory snacks by Old Inn on the Green, and treats by Chocolate Springs Café and Tyler & Pine Bakery.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.secure.force.com
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

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

Ragamala Dance Company
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

June 20, 2018 - June 25, 2018
Various

Ragamala Dance Company is highly acclaimed for creating a genre of performance that brings together a contemporary Western aesthetic with an Indian ethos.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.secure.force.com
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

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

The Wailers
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

June 23, 2018
8 PM

rom 1973 to 1980, Bob Marley and The Wailers recorded, toured, and performed worldwide, selling more than 250 million recordings.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Bach, Handel, Telemann & Burtzos with soprano Dominique Labelle
Aston Magna Music Festival

June 23, 2018
6 PM

Enjoy this show with a variety of musicians!
Contact: 413.528.3595
www.prod1.agileticketing.net
Location: 352 Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230

John Bartlett
Plain Goods

June 23, 2018
5 PM - 7:30 PM

Please join for an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a live auction. The event will benefit the Little Guild Animal Shelter in West Cornwall, CT.
Contact: 860.868.0280
www.plain-goods.com
Location: 1 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06794

Art to the Rescue!!
The Little Guild

June 23, 2018
5 PM - 7:30 PM

Join John Bartlett, Fashion Designer and Founder of the Tiny Tim Rescue Fund, along with By Request Home Concierge, for a special evening of cocktails, plant-based hors d’oeuvres, and an amazing collection of fine art and luxury items to be auctioned.
Contact: 860.672.6346
www.eventbrite.com
Location: 1 Green Hill Road Washington CT 06794

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

A Meadow Restoration Through the Seasons
The Garden Conservancy

June 24, 2018
10 AM - 4 PM

Enjoy the event with Linda B. Horn and Heather Grimes.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: Columbia County NY

Summer Piano Portals Program - Grande Finale Concert
Hotchkiss School

June 24, 2018
8 PM

The program is open to rising 7th through 12th graders, and has welcomed a diverse array of highly talented students from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, USA, Spain, France, Ukraine, Slovakia, Russia, Hong Kong, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and Singapore, and it continues to seek young pianists from all parts of the world with advanced pianistic technique, musical maturity, determination, and desire for excellence.
Contact: 860.435.2591
www.carnegiehall.org
Location: 881 7th Avenue New York NY 10019

Boz Scaggs
Warner Theatre

June 28, 2018
8 PM

Scaggs’ remarkable career dates back to the late Sixties with the Steve Miller Band and includes his solo triumphs with such classic albums as Silk Degrees (1976) and Middle Man (1980). Come to enjoy the show!
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Spring Beauties—An Early Season Garden Workshop
The Garden Conservancy

June 28, 2018
8 PM

The country garden of Lynden Miller, an acclaimed public garden designer and a serious plant lover, has been her laboratory for design ideas and plant combinations since 1980. Her site features a large mixed border backed by a curved yew hedge, a raised garden, and a cottage garden. Enjoy!
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: Garden of Lynden Miller Sharon CT 06754

Ray LaMontagne with special guest Neko Case
MASS MoCA

June 29, 2018
7 PM

Higher Ground Presents: Ray LaMontagne and Neko Case at MASS MoCA.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Dueling Violins, Genial Gambas
Aston Magna Music Festival

June 29, 2018
7:30 PM

Enjoy the music of Leclair, Stradella, Marais, Ste. Colombe, Couperin.

Contact: 413.528.3595
www.prod1.agileticketing.net
Location: 88 Wethersfield Way Amenia NY 12501

Bela Fleck and the Fleckstones
Tanglewood

June 29, 2018
8 PM

his concert, with bassist Victor Wooten, Howard Levy (harmonica and keyboards) and Roy “Future Man” Wooten on his self-styled instrument known as the synthaxe drumitar, comes after the much-anticipated reunion of the original lineup in 2016.
Contact: 413.637.5180
www.eventticketscenter.com
Location: 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240

Dueling Violins, Genial Gambas
Aston Magna Music Festival

June 30, 2018
6 PM

Enjoy the music of Leclair, Stradella, Marais, Ste. Colombe, Couperin.

Contact: 413.528.3595
www.prod1.agileticketing.net
Location: 352 Main 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

Macbeth
Shakespeare & Company

July 3, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Various

A gripping tale of blind ambition and nefarious plotting by two of Shakespeare's most notorious anti-heroes of all time, Macbeth is a deliciously shadowy thrill ride. When yearning and imagination collide in the darkest recesses of a passionate mind, there may be blood.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Four Quartets
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 6, 2018 - July 8, 2018
Various

75 years after its publication, three visionary artists join together to create a thrilling new performance of dance, music, painting, and poetry inspired by Eliot's poems of past and present, time and space, movement and stillness.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.tickets.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Paul Taylor Dance Company
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

July 6, 2018 - July 7, 2018
Various

One of the seminal artists of our time, Paul Taylor continues to shape the homegrown American art of modern dance that he has helped define since becoming a professional dancer and pioneering choreographer in 1954.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Twisted Pine - String Band
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

July 6, 2018
8 PM

One of the most acclaimed young string bands in the Northeast, Twisted Pine’s infectious style brings the sound and hooks of indie music to an acoustic setting.
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Brahms: The Sonatas for Piano and Violin
Aston Magna Music Festival

July 7, 2018
6 PM

Robert Levin will be performing on an 1879 Streicher grand piano with Daniel Stepner on the violin.
Contact: 413.528.3595
www.prod1.agileticketing.net
Location: 352 Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Courtney Barnett
MASS MoCA

July 12, 2018
8 PM

Barnett's tour announces a host of dates bound for sold-out status, including an appearance in MASS MoCA's concert courtyard. Tickets are limited and are expected to sell quickly!
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.tickets.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Francine Prose - What to Read and Why
The White Hart Speaker Series

July 12, 2018
6 PM - 8 PM

In this collection, Francine celebrates the pleasures of reading and pays homage to the works and writers she admires above all others, from Jane Austen and Charles Dickens to Jennifer Egan and Roberto Bola?o.
Contact: 518.789.3797
www.eventbrite.com
Location: 15 Under Mountain Road Salisbury CT 06068

Winifred Horan Trio
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

July 13, 2018
8 PM

This Irish fiddler was a member of Cherish the Ladies, the stellar all-female Irish music group, and is co-founder of the Irish super group Solas.
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66,Chatham NY 12037

Beethoven Septet, Mozart Quartet, Bernhard Romberg Trio
Aston Magna Music Festival

July 14, 2018
6 PM

The show will have Eric Hoeprich on the classical clarinet with Daniel Stepner playing the baroque violin.
Jacques Lee Wood will be playing the baroque cello; Anne Trout on bass and Todd Williams on the natural horn along with Andrew Schwartz on the baroque bassoon.
Contact: 413.528.3595
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Location: 352 Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230

BSO performs Puccini's La bohème
Tanglewood

July 14, 2018
8 PM

Among BSO maestro Andris Nelsons’ specialties is the classic operatic repertoire, and this semi-staged production (expect evening gowns and music stands) should be a real ear-opener.
Contact: 413.637.5180
www.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

Magician Jim Snack
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

July 20, 2018
1 PM

Back by popular demand! Jim Snack will mystify and wow the audience with his incredible and fun magic tricks
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Bach: Art of the Fugue
Aston Magna Music Festival

July 21, 2018
8 PM

A new orchestration of Bach's masterpiece by Daniel Stepner
Contact: 413.528.3595
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 244 Main St #3 Great Barrington MA 01230

Diunna Greenleaf & Blue Mercy
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

July 21, 2018
8 PM

Diunna Greenleaf, a native Texan steeped in gospel music, embodies the tradition of powerful women blues artists, from Bessie Smith to Koko Taylor.
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Lover Letters by A.R Gurney with Ali MacGraw & Ryan O'Neal
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

July 22, 2018
8 PM

Hollywood legends Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal star in “Love Letters,” playwright A.R. Gurney’s enduring romance about first loves and second chances.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE with Arturo O’Farrill and Resist
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

July 25, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Various

New Conversations is a soulful, uplifting new work marked by Brown’s iconic blend of African, Caribbean, and contemporary choreography and set to Afro-Cuban jazz music by GRAMMY-Award winning musician Arturo O’Farrill, performed live by O’Farrill and jazz ensemble Resist.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.secure.force.com
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

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

GALAxy Party in the Cosmos
Berkshire Museum

July 27, 2018
10 AM - 5 PM

Join in the cosmos to support Berkshire Museum’s innovative education programs, which each year provide more than 29,000 experiences both in the Museum and local schools.
Contact: 413.443.7171 ext. 31
www.berkshiremuseum.org
Location: 39 South Street Pittsfield MA 01201

West African Dance and DRum
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

July 27, 2018
1 PM

Jamal Jackson Dance Company’s West African Dance and Drum Workshop presents a high energy exhilarating performance of the traditional dance of Mali, West Africa.
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Farah Siraj Trio
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

July 27, 2018
8 PM

Farah Siraj performs original compositions fusing influences of Middle Eastern music, bossa, flamenco, jazz, and pop, with lyrics in Arabic, Spanish, and English
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Jeff Watts
Litchfield Jazz Fest

July 28, 2018
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Watts first appeared on the jazz scene with Wynton Marsalis in 1981 and played with his quartet for 7 years. Now with 10 albums as a leader he works with his own ensembles and has performed with George Benson, Harry Connick. Jr., McCoy Tyner, and the Branford Marsalis Quartet with whom he won two Grammys. He appears at Litchfield with Orlando Fleming on bass and Litchfield regular and faculty member, guitarist Paul Bollenback.
Contact: 860.361.6285
www.litchfieldjazzfest.com
Location: 116 Old Middle Street Goshen CT 06756

Whoopi Goldberg
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

July 29, 2018
8 PM

Whoopi Goldberg is one of a very elite group of artists who have won the Grammy, the Academy Award, the Golden Globe, the Emmy and a Tony. She is also a prolific producer and is well-known around the world for her many humanitarian endeavors.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

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

Blondie
MASS MoCA

August 3, 2018
7 PM

Blondie came howling out of the downtown scene to storm mainstream radio and nascent MTV at the very moment that punk and new wave launched a hostile takeover of popular music. Enjoy!
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Garden Party
Bidwell House Museum

August 4, 2018
4 PM - 7 PM

Join and benefit the museum to be held at the historic Art School in Monterey. Live music, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auction.
Contact: 413.528.6888
http://bidwellhousemuseum.org/
Location: 100 Art School Rd, Monterey, MA 01245

AirSupply
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

August 12, 2018
7 PM

The trademark sound of Russell Hitchcock's soaring tenor voice and Graham Russell’s simple yet majestic songs created a unique sound that would forever be known as Air Supply.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Getting The Love You Want
Omega Instiute

August 14, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Various

Getting the Love You Want gives couples the tools they need to achieve safety, sustain deep connection, and experience joyful aliveness. By learning a new way to talk, how to remove negativity, and how to express caring behaviors, you can transform your relationship into an instrument of healing and spiritual growth.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Circlesongs
Omega Institute

August 17, 2018 - August 24, 2018
Various

Join Bobby McFerrin and his team of teachers for a weeklong workshop in the improvisational singing technique, Circlesongs. Welcoming to beginners and challenging for even the most advance!
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

A Meadow Restoration Through the Seasons
The Garden Conservancy

August 18, 2018
10 AM - 2 PM

Enjoy the event with Linda B. Horn and Heather Grimes.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: Columbia County NY

Rigoletto
Berkshire Opera Festival

August 25, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Various

When his daughter is seduced and abducted, a devoted father is driven to murder in this devastating story of love, betrayal, and vengeance. Few characters in opera are as compelling as the court jester Rigoletto, whose blind desire for revenge leads to tragic consequences.
Contact: 413.213.6622
www.berkshireoperafestival.org
Location: 352 Main Street Suite 211 Great Barrington MA 01230

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

Bremers, Janecky and Shmomoto
Schantz Galleries

September 2, 2018 - September 26, 2018
Various

There very different artists; Peter Bremers, Martin Janecky, and Harue Shimomoto are able to higlight the diversity of technique, form and aesthetic. Opening reception will be held on August 2 from 6:15 PM to 7:30 PM.
Contact: 413.298.3044
www.schantzgalleries.com
Location: 3 Elm Street Stockbridge MA 01262

Bill Shannon's - Maker Moves
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

September 10, 2018 - September 11, 2018
Various

Bill Shannon assumes the character of a street busker for this lively and humorous movement piece. Among the props Shannon employs are wood, steel and aluminum crutches he has fabricated himself.
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

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

FreshGrass
MASS MoCA

September 14, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Various

50+ bands swoop into North Adams to play three days of bluegrass and roots music, pop up in our galleries for surprise performances, score live and original music to silent film, lead workshops, and supply the whole family with summer's best swan song.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.freshgrass.com
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

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

The BSO with Yo-Yo MA
Tanglewood

September 19, 2018
2:30 PM

This summer he’s paired with the BSO (under the baton of Andris Nelsons) in a particularly Tanglewood-y program, featuring works by Aaron Copland (“An Outdoor Adventure”), Leonard Bernstein (“Three Meditations from “Mass,” for cello and orchestra) and a seemingly Tanglewood-inspired world premiere by John Williams called “Highwood’s Ghost.”
Contact: 413.637.5180
www.www.eventticketscenter.com
Location: 297 West Street Lenox MA 01240

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

Natalie Merchant
Hancock Shaker Village

September 22, 2018
7 PM

atalie Merchant lights up the barn with an intimate evening of music. Beginning her career in 1981 with indie rock band 10,000 Maniacs.
Contact: 413.443.0188
www.hancockshakervillage.org
Location: 1843 West Housatonic Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Made By Hand
The Garden Conservancy

September 22, 2018
2 PM

Spend the afternoon with Christopher exploring design ideas in both his garden and the adjacent nineteenth-century Grange Hall, which has been converted to a pottery studio where artisans make his tableware and accessories by hand.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: 857 North Clove Road Millbrook NY 12545

Amazing Annuals
The Garden Conservancy

September 22, 2018
10 AM

Guests will learn the best care and placement of standout annuals. Amy Pelletier Clark has curated many distinguished gardens of the Hudson Valley. She currently serves on the board of the Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield. A plant list and plant sources list will be provided.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: 1249 Route 343 Dover Plains NY 12522

Stars of American Ballet
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

September 22, 2018 - September 26, 2018
Various

New York City Ballet principal dancer Daniel Ulbricht has curated this show, which features an all-star cast of his company-mates, revisiting dances choreographed by legendary Bernstein collaborator Jerome Robbins. Boldfaced selections like “Suite of Dances,” “Interplay” and “Concertino” lead the program.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Lewis Black: Jokes' on US Tour
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

September 23, 2018
7 PM

Lewis' comedic brilliance lies in his ability to make people laugh at the absurdities of life, with topics that include current events, social media, politics and anything else that exposes the hypocrisy and madness he sees in the world.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Caroline Myss
Omega Institute

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Various

Caroline is dedicated to creating educational programs in the fields of human consciousness, spirituality and mysticism, energy anatomy, health, energy medicine, and the science of medical intuition.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

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

Angel Olsen
MASS MoCA

September 29, 2018
8 PM

Angel Olsen has refused to succumb to a single genre, expectation, or vision. Singing her precise, often revelatory lyrics with a warbling wild voice that blends Dolly Parton and Patti Smith, Olsen swirls sun-kissed dream pop and brooding garage rock into something whole, impressionistic, and new.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Chris Botti
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

October 6, 2018
8 PM

For over two decades, Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the nation’s largest-selling instrumental artist.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

The Midtown Men
Warner Theatre

October 12, 2018
8 PM

The Midtown Men will be singing their favorite "Sixties Hits" from The Beatles, The Rascals, The Turtles, Motown, The Four Seasons and more!
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Brian Regan
Warner Theatre

October 19, 2018
8 PM

Critics, fans and fellow comedians agree: Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country. Come see him live right in your backyard!
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

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

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ)
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

November 2, 2018
8 PM

Founded by pianist and arranger Bradlee in 2009, the large ensemble reimagines contemporary pop, rock, and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears, from swing to doo-wop, ragtime to Motown—or, as Bradl
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

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

Arlo Guthrie
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

November 17, 2018
8 PM

Arlo Guthrie will return to the Mahaiwe with his “Alice’s Restaurant Back by Popular Demand” show. The concert will be a celebration of the 50th anniversaries of the film, Alice’s Restaurant, as well as Woodstock and 50 years of Flower Power.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey: Radio Deluxe Live
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

December 22, 2018
8 PM

Renowned jazz musicians John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey will record their syndicated American-songbook radio program, “Radio Deluxe,” live.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

ONGOING EVENTS
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Francois 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

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
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

James Turrell: Into the Light
MASS MoCA

March 14, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Various

Turrell began using light as a sculptural medium in 1966, painting the windows of his studio in Santa Monica to seal off the natural light and experimenting with projections. His practice has been shaped by the ongoing manipulation of architecture, framing and altering the way viewers engage with the environment.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

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

March 17, 2018 - May 28, 2018
Various

Explore the fantastical world of the award-winning illustrator behind such books as The Spiderwick Chronicles and The Search for WondLa, as well as popular fantasy-based games as Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering.
Contact: 413.298.4100
www.nrm.org
Location: 9 Glendale Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Whitey
Byrde + the b

April 6, 2018 - May 28, 2018
Various

Jenkins has designed and fabricated over 200 wood sculptures over the past 20 years. enkin’s sculpture are fabricated in wood shaped as “eliptoids”. They are colorful, fun and engaging organic pieces. In addition Jenkin’s recent photographs will be on display ranging from small to large scale formats. Opening reception will be held on Friday April 6, from 5-7 PM.
Contact: 860.619.0422
www.byrdeandtheb.com
Location: 10 Titus Road Washington Depot CT 06794

Ebb & Flow
Carrie Haddad Gallery

April 25, 2018 - June 10, 2018
Various

Up and down, back and forth, give and take, push and pull; these are tensions present in the natural rhythm of life that are mirrored in the creative process. “Ebb & Flow”, a collection of abstract paintings, works on paper, raku fired ceramics, and seeds & butterfly wings embedded in encaustic embody forces of motion, change, and time we embrace with each passing season.
Contact: 518.82.1915
www.carriehaddadgallery.com
Location: 622 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

Victor Mirabelli
Argazzi Art

April 26, 2018 - May 28, 2018
Various

The installation is called; the uncharted terrain collection, works on paper.
Contact: 860.435.8222
www.argazziart.com
Location: 22 Millerton Road Lakeville CT 06039

Serge Madikains
The Re Institute

April 28, 2018 - May 26, 2018
Various

Opening reception will be held on April 28 from 2 PM to 5 PM, followed by a potluck dinner.
Contact: 518.567.5359
www.thereinstitute.com
Location: 1395 Boston Corners Road Millerton NY 1254

Region One Annual Art Show
Standard Space

May 4, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Various

The art show will feature artwork from students attending, Cornwall, Falls Village, Kent, North Canaan, Salisbury and Sharon schools. The opening reception will be held on Friday May 4 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Contact: 917.627.3261
www.standardspace.net
Location: 147 Main Street Sharon CT 06069

The Art of Arthur Getz: City and Country
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon

May 5, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Various

The exhibit will include a variety of Getz’s fine art as well as his New Yorker-related work. Opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 5 from 4PM to 6PM with an introduction by Sarah Getz.
Contact: 860.364.5041
www.hotchkisslibrary.org
Location: 10 Upper Main Street Sharon CT 06069

Kentucky Derby Art Show and Sale
Maplebrook Art Show

May 5, 2018 - June 4, 2018
Various

Regional artists from the Hudson Valley and surrounding areas will represent a wide variety of media including some new artists, like Trevor McWilliams, originally from Millbrook. In addition, several Plein Air artists will arrive early to participate in a paint-out on campus so that enthusiasts are able to watch while enjoying a cocktail or two.
Contact: 845.373.9511 ext. 256
www.maplebrookschool.org
Location: 131 Millbrook School Road Millbrook NY 12545

Ex Animo: T. Klacsmann ’0
Tremaine Gallery at the Hotchkiss School

May 5, 2018 - June 2, 2018
Various

There will be new work by T. Klacsmann with meticulously carved woods. The artist reception will be held on May 5 from 4 PM to 6 PM.
Contact: 860.435.4423
www.hotchkiss.org
Location: 11 Interlaken Road Lakeville CT 06039

Country Life - A Photography Exhibition
The Housatonic Camera Club & The Wassaic Grill and Bar

May 6, 2018 - June 6, 2018
Various

Opening reception will be held on May 5 from 4 PM to 5:30 PM.
Contact: 845.789.1121
www.housatoniccameraclub.com
Location: 3997 Route 22 Wassaic NY 12592

95 Years
Kent Memorial Library

May 7, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Various

Fifteen artists and photographers have been selected by KAA President Connie Horton to show some of their best work. Opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 12 from 2 PM to 4 PM.
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 32 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition
Norman Rockwell Museum

May 9, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Various

The exhibition will shed light on the thread connecting American narrative painting—as embodied by legendary illustrators Maxfield Parrish (1870–1966), N.C. Wyeth (1882–1945), and Norman Rockwell (1894–1978)—to the roots of European painting, tracing the long line of teachers who, through the centuries, passed wisdom, knowledge, and techniques to the next generation of creators.
Contact: 413.298.4100
www.nrm.org
Location: 9 Glendale Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Relational Sets
Eckert Fine Art

May 12, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Various

Relational Sets is a group exhibition. Opening event with the artists will be held from 4 PM to 7 PM on Saturday, May 12th.
Contact: 860.592.0353
www.janeeckertfineart.com
Location: 12 Old Barn Road in Kent CT 06757

Adam Brent - Heroic Faces
Thompson Giroux Gallery

May 12, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Various

Adam creates sculptures and paintings that fuse together new techniques with familiar forms to create something entirely new. "Heroic Faces" works to employ colors and patterns inspired by mid 20th century porcelain figurines. Opening reception will be held on May 12 from 4 PM to 6 PM, there will be refreshments and live music by Josh Connors & Otto Gardner.
Contact: 518.392.3336
www.thompsongirouxgallery.com
Location: 57 Main Street Chatham NY 12037

Our Town
Ghent Playhouse

May 18, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Various

Set in the fictional town of Grover’s Corners, Thornton Wilder’s masterpiece is narrated by a Stage Manager and performed with minimal props and sets as the audience follows the Webb and Gibbs families, as their children fall in love, marry, and eventually - in one of the most famous scenes in American theater history – die.
Contact: 800.838.3006
www.ghentplayhouse.org
Location: 6 Town Hall Place Ghent NY 12075

Lend Me A Tenor
Theatre at the Copake Grange

May 18, 2018 - May 27, 2018
Various

Lend Me A Tenor is by Kenneth Ludwig and presented by The Two Of Us Productions, the award winning theater company based in Columbia County NY.
Contact: 518.758.1648
www.stephensanborn.tripod.com
Location: Empire Road Copake NY 12516

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

Thyphoid Mary
Barrington Stage Company

May 23, 2018 - June 16, 2018
Various

As one of the most infamous women in America, she was incredibly stubborn, ambitious, and in fierce denial of any wrongdoing. This searing drama captures the controversy surrounding Mary and her steadfast conviction in her beliefs.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

MAYDAY
KMR Arts

May 24, 2018 - July 7, 2018
Various

In this exhibition, the artist combines disparate imagery culled from her personal and professional archive to create new compositions which address societal issues and shortcomings. An opening reception with the artist will be held on June 2 from 3 PM to 7 PM.
Contact: 860.868.7533
www.kmrarts.com
Location: 2 Titus Road Washington Depot CT 06794

Sallie Ketcham: Recurrent Rhythm
David M. Hunt Library

May 26, 2018 - June 16, 2018
Various

The exhibit will be of painting and prints by Sallie Ketcham. Opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 26 from 4 PM to 6 PM.
Contact: 860.824.7424
www.huntlibrary.org
Location: 63 Main Street Falls Village CT 06031

Nature, Art and Glass; A Delicate Balance
Schantz Galleries

June 1, 2018 - June 26, 2018
Various

This show is a joint exhibit of artwork by Paul Stankard, Kelly O’Dell, and Raven Skyriver. All three artists are in tune with their environment and appreciate how glass can be a compelling medium for interpreting flora and fauna. Opening reception will be held on June 22 from 6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Contact: 413.298.3044
www.schantzgalleries.com
Location: 3 Elm Street Stockbridge MA 01262

Art of the Hills
Berkshire Museum

June 2, 2018 - September 3, 2018
Various

Celebrating the rich, creative culture of the region, Art of the Hills highlights the works of both emerging and established Berkshire-based artists working in all styles and genres. Opening reception will be held on Saturday, June 2 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.
Contact: 413.443.7171
www.berkshiremuseum.org
Location: 39 South Street Pittsfield MA 01201

GETZ: Covers from The New Yorker Magazine
The Moviehouse Studio Gallery

June 2, 2018 - August 28, 2018
Various

The exhibit will feature over thirty original New Yorker cover paintings by Getz, ranging from the 1940s through the 1980s. Art historian Richard Boyle will offer a brief talk at the opening. An Opening reception will be held on Saturday June 2 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM.
Contact: 518.789.0022
www.themoviehouse.net
Location: 48 Main Street Millerton NY 1254

Enrique Figueredo and Dawn Breeze
The Re Institute

June 2, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Various

Enjoy the various works of both of these talented artists. Opening reception will be held on June 2 from 4 PM to 7 PM.
Contact: 518.567.5359
www.dawnbreeze.com
Location: 1395 Boston Corners Road Millerton NY 12546

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

The Art of Iron: Objects from the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen, Normandy
Clark Art Institute

June 9, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Various

The Art of Iron: Objects from the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen, Normandy celebrates the beauty of old wrought iron collected largely during the late nineteenth century, a period of rapid modernization in France and Europe.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900
Clark Art Institute

June 9, 2018 - September 3, 2018
Various

Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900 recognizes the accomplishments of an international group of women who, despite gender-based restrictions, continued to advance their art.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Church & State
Berkshire Theatre Group

June 14, 2018 - June 30, 2018
Various

Described as a “serious comedy,” it depicts a Republican Senator running for re-election who makes an unscripted remark about a school shooting just days before election day.
Contact: 413.997.4444
www.berkshiretheatregroup.org
Location: 6 East Street Stockbridge MA 01262

Anything Goes
Sharon Playhouse

June 15, 2018 - July 1, 2018
Various

The musical set aboard the S.S. American. Billy is a stowaway in love with Hope, who is engaged to Lord Evelyn. Former evangelist and current nightclub singer Reno Sweeney and Public Enemy #13 Moonface Martin aid Billy in his quest to win Hope.
Contact: 860.364.7469
www.sharonplayhouse.org
Location: 49 Amenia Road Sharon CT 06069

Blue & Gold At The White
The White Gallery

June 23, 2018
Various

The 13th Annual Blue & Gold @ The White will gives an opportunity to browse and purchase interesting and compelling art while supporting the students and the Art Department of our local regional high school. Opening reception will be held on Friday May 18 from 5 PM to 7 PM.

Contact: 518.789.0022
www.themoviehouse.net
Location: 48 Main Street Millerton NY 12546

The Closet
Williamstown Theatre Festival

June 26, 2018 - July 14, 2018
Various

Martin O’Reilly (Broderick) is stuck in Scranton in a dead-end job, his marriage is over, and his son won’t return his calls. His only friend is his eternally optimistic co-worker (Tony nominee Jessica Hecht), who can’t bake enough muffins to stave off her romantic longings.
Contact: 413.458.3253
www.wtfestival.org
Location: 1000 Main Street Williamstown MA 01267

The Sound Inside
Williamstown Theatre Festival

June 27, 2018 - July 8, 2018
Various

Bella Baird is an accomplished professor at an Ivy League university who prizes her solitude. But when she faces a challenge she cannot tackle alone, she allies herself with a brilliant and mysterious student.
Contact: 413.458.3253
www.wtfestival.org
Location: 1000 Main Street Williamstown MA 01267

SummerScape 2018
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

June 28, 2018 - September 19, 2018
Various

The fifteenth annual Bard SummerScape festival features seven weeks of world-class opera, theater, dance, cabaret, film, and music.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Leonard Bernstein’s Peter Pan
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

June 28, 2018 - July 22, 2018
Various

This intimate new production grows by turns whimsical and sinister, joyful and dark, creating a gripping portrait of the boy who wouldn’t grow up.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.tickets.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

A City Transformed: Photographs of Paris, 1850?1900
Clark Art Insitute

July 1, 2018 - September 23, 2018
Various

The exhibition features more than 30 photographs made in the late nineteenth-century as Paris was being transformed through a grand-scale urban renewal plan that set in motion renovation, demolition, and new construction projects.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Disgraced
Chester Theatre Company

July 5, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Various

The tightly wrapped one-act centers on a secularized Muslim lawyer who attracts unwanted scrutiny when his comments supporting a controversial imam are reported in The New York Times.
Contact: 413.354.7771
www.chestertheatre.org
Location: 15 Middlefield Road Chester MA 01011

Jazz Through the Looking Glass: The Hot Jazz Age
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 5, 2018 - August 2, 2018
Various

A five-concert journey through the Hot Jazz age, from its beginnings in New Orleans through its migration to Chicago, Harlem, and beyond. Top artists of the genre's current revival explore the music that served as the backdrop to the grit and glamour of the Prohibition age.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.tickets.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Maestro Lino Tagliapietra
Schantz Galleries

July 6, 2018 - July 22, 2018
Various

Maestro seems to be limitless with his adventure and risk and the resulting products are stunning objects with gracefully attenuated forms and dazzling colors that vary from silver to gold. Opening reception will be July 13 from 2 PM to 4 PM.
Contact: 413.298.3044
www.schantzgalleries.com
Location: 3 Elm Street Stockbridge MA 01262

Love's Labor's Lost
Shakespeare & Company

July 10, 2018 - August 18, 2018
Various

A life of scholarship is in store for Navarre, where the King and his courtiers have made an oath renouncing worldly pleasures and commanding all the townsfolk of Navarre to do the same. But when the Princess of France and her ladies arrive on a diplomatic visit, the King and his friends find the enticements of summer love more powerful than they had imagined.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

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

Five Senses Festival
Pilobolus International Dance

July 21, 2018 - September 8, 2018
Various

Pilobolus's Five Senses Festival brings together artists, movers, and thinkers from many disciplines to create whole-sensory experiences. Kick off opening night with the Festival Ball! Proceed will help go towards the cost of funding programs in order to allow the festivals to be low cost or free to the public.
Contact: see website
www.fivesensesfestival.com
Location: 292 Bee Brook Road New Preston CT 06777

Creditors
Shakespeare & Company

July 22, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Various

Strindberg called this play his most mature work, and in this riveting version the emotional landscape is littered with debt. The cost of love runs deep for these characters, and if everyone owes something to someone, who can really call themselves a creditor?
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.web.ovationtix.com
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Tarzan
Berkshire Theatre Group

July 26, 2018 - August 16, 2018
Various

A magical and memorable theatrical experience for the whole family, Tarzan follows the story of an orphaned boy, raised by gorillas in the jungle. Struggling to find balance between his human instinct and animalistic education, Tarzan's life is altered forever when he encounters his first human, the curious and wonderful, Jane.
Contact: 413.997.4444
www.berkshiretheatregroup.org
Location: 6 East Street Stockbridge MA 01262

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

As You Like It
Shakespeare & Company

August 9, 2018 - September 2, 2018
Various

Menace gives way to hope, re-invention, poetry, and love, cooked up with a big dose of hilarious comedy!
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.web.ovationtix.com
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Rimsky-Korsakov and His World
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

August 10, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Various

Join for an exploration of the life and times of the composer who played a central role in the definition of what we know as the Russian style in music: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908).
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.tickets.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

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

Mothers and Sons
Shakespeare & Company

September 18, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Various

Enjoy this play by Terrence McNally featuring David Gow, Annette Miller, and Bill Mootos.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

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

Digging Deeper: An Autumn Afternoon with Linda Allard
The Garden Conservancy

October 13, 2018
1 PM - 3 PM

Join owner Linda Allard as she leads an intimate group through her extraordinary garden. She will talk about the design ideas and choice plants that make the autumn here so spectacular, as well as some of the sustainable techniques used to keep her garden so healthy and lush.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: 156 Wykeham Road Washington CT 06793

Ann
WAM Theatre

October 19, 2018 - October 28, 2018
Various

A one woman tour-de-force, Ann is a hilarious and spirited portrait of Ann Richards, legendary Governor of Texas. Written by award-winning actress and writer Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men), Ann is an inspiring play that brings us face to face with the complex, colorful, and captivating character, with a personality bigger than the state she governed.
Contact: 413.274.8122
www.wamtheatre.com
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

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