Happening this Week
VALENTINE’S DAY: "TREAT YO SELF”
February 13th, Thursday, 5PM
This Valentine’s Day come “kick it breakfast style!” It’s that time of year to celebrate friendships with waffles and mimosas—as popularized by hit television show Parks and Recreation. Executive Chef Ron Read has prepared an all out “Treat yo Self” experience to be enjoyed best of all in the company of your best gals. Prices as listed on menu.
Hotel on North. 297 North Street. Pittsfield MA. 413.446.9791
10X10 UPSTREET ARTS FESTIVAL
February 13th - 23rd, Thursday - Sunday
It’s impossible to cover the impressive breadth of events scheduled for this year’s 10x10 Upstreet Arts Festival, but as always, this columns highlights a few of the most exciting offerings.
Locations vary for events
10X10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
February 13th - March 8th, Days and times vary
The most popular of the festival’s events is the 10x10 New Play Festival produced by the Barrington Stage Company. Enjoy ten minute plays from ten playwrights consecutively acted out in one compelling, dynamic performance. $20 - 25.
Barrington Stage Company. 30 Union Street. Pittsfield MA. 413.236.8888.
VDAY 2020: A MEMORY, A MONOLOGUE, A RANT AND A PRAYER
February 13th, Thursday, 7PM and February 15th, Saturday, 2PM
Eve Ensler's A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer are inspired, funny, angry, heartfelt, tragic and beautiful stories, but, above all, woven together create a true and profound portrait of domestic violence’s effect on every one of us. It serves as a call to the world to demand an end to violence against women. 100% of the proceeds to benefit the Elizabeth Freeman Center. $5 - 20.
Whitney Center for the Arts. 42 Wendell Avenue. Pittsfield MA. 413.443.0289.
SUCH IS OUR SOUL: PUBLIC MOVEMENT
February 15th, Saturday, 4 - 6PM
Join choreographer Joanna Haigood in a movement workshop for people of all ages and abilities that explores the text of W.E.B. Du Bois and its relevance today through conversation, movement, and community. Free.
Boy’s & Girl’s Club. 16 Melville Street. Pittsfield MA. 413.243.9919 x161.
TEN DAYS OF PLAY: BUBBLE TROUBLE
February 15th, Saturday, 11AM and 1PM.
Bubble volcano. Bubble roller coaster. A kid in a bubble? Jeff Boyer takes bubbles to the max in this one-man bubble extravaganza. Mixing comedy, music and interactive bubble-magic, he engages and delights audiences of all ages. $15 Adult, $6 Child (includes admission to Museum).
Berkshire Museum. 39 South Street. Pittsfield MA. 413.443.7171.