Happening this Week
POSTMODERN JUKEBOX: TIME MACHINE MUSIC
November 2nd, Friday, 8PM
Postmodern Jukebox is back, taking their non-stop throwback carnival on the road again with their Black & White Tour. The multi-talented collective reimagines contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears—what creator Scott Bradlee calls, “pop music put in a time machine.” The band has performed on Good Morning America, topped iTunes and Billboard charts and has played hundreds of shows to sold-put houses around the world. The performances blend roaring 20s music worthy of a Gatsby party, swinging Rat Pack rhythms spiced up with some Motor City soul and classic sock hop. $30-80
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. 14 Castle Street. Great Barrington MA. 413.528.0100
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HOMEMADE PASTA AND SAUSAGE: CHEF-ING AT HOME
November 3rd, Saturday, 10AM - 1PM
Stephen and Julie Browning of Great Barrington’s celebrated restaurant the Prairie Whale combine their talents to make up a superb chef/educator team. They’re leading a garden-inspired, in a garden-setting at the Berkshire Botanical Garden. In this hands-on workshop you’ll learn to make a fall pasta and an herb Italian sausage. Using local eggs and flour, they’ll teach chef’s secret techniques for making and rolling a fresh tagliatelle. The sausage will be made using herbs from the Berkshire Botanical Gardens and a local pork.
Berkshire Botanical Garden. 5 West Stockbridge Rd. Stockbridge MA. 413.298.3926
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MUSIC FAMILY DAY WITH HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
November 3rd, Saturday 1 - 3PM
Hartford Symphony Orchestra musicians are presenting an immersive experience for families. Kids will have a blast playing in the Instrument Discovery Lab, trying out dozens of instruments from the violin and the flute to the trombone and glockenspiel. The performance following will give children an opportunity to see some of the instruments they've just explored being played by pros from the HSO. Free for Members & Children 16 & under.
Mattatuck Museum. 144 West Main Street. Waterbury CT. 203.753.0381
TEA TELL TRUTH: CEREMONIAL CELEBRATION
November 3rd, Saturday, 4 - 5:30PM
Tea Tell Truth is coming to the Berkshires to share their philosophies and a rare tea from Yunnan, China. Their unique tea mindfulness encourages one to slow down and take the time to enjoy the moment; to open more sensations and find inner peace. They will discuss Puerh Tea health benefits, backed by scientific research, and perform a tea ceremony, demonstrate tea mindfulness, and together everyone will engage in a tea meditation. They hope you’ll leave believing that tea is more than just a beverage—it is a lifestyle. $25
No. 6 Depot Roastery. 6 Depot Street. West Stockbridge MA. 413.232.0205
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HIGH MUD COMEDY FEST: CHICAGO CITY LIMITS
November 3rd, Saturday, 8PM
Audience-inspired hilarity reaches new heights with the brilliant improv of Chicago City Limits, NYC’s longest-surviving comedy revue that remains on pretty much every Top 10 List for comedy clubs in NYC. In a continuous run of more than 10,000 performances since opening its own theater in 1980, the group has honed its social/political humor to a razor sharp edge. Prepare for your stomach to be sore from laughing. $16 - $40
MASS MoCA. 1040 MASS MoCA Way. North Adams MA. 413.662.2111