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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

Curtis on Tour
Saint James Place

July 25, 2018
7 PM

The performance features an extraordinary classic string program performed by distinguished Curtis Institute President Roberto Diaz and Curtis students, who are about to emerge onto the world stage.
Contact: 413.528.1996
www.saintjamesplace.net
Location: 352 Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Compania Sharon Fridman
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

July 25, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Various

The Madrid-based company makes its U.S. debut in a program that highlights athletic, adventurous work rooted in contact improvisation, including the captivating duet Hasta Dónde..? and Max Award-winning Free fall.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Donald K. Brown/ Evidence with Artuo O'Farril & Resist
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

July 25, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Various

Returning to Jacob's Pillow, this company performs soulful and uplifting new work marked by Brown's iconic blend of Afircan, Caribbean and contemporary choreography
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Midsummer Cocktail Party Benefit
WAM Theatre

July 25, 2018
5:30 PM

The evening’s guests will be the first to learn about this year’s beneficiary for WAM’s fall Main Stage production of ANN, starring Jayne Atkinson, and will get an exclusive premiere performance of the 2018 cohort of Girls Ensemble’s devised play.
Contact: 413.274.8122
www.wamtheatre.com
Location: 40 Perry Peak Road Richmond MA 0125

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
6 PM - 12 AM

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
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

Visiting Artist Lecture with Katerina Lanfranco
The Wassaic Project

July 27, 2018
6 PM - 7 PM

Enjoy the lecture with a chance to ask questions and learn more about Katerina
Contact: 347.815.0783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 19 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

Love, Cecil
Millerton Moviehouse

July 27, 2018
7 PM

In this warm, though critical, portrait, director Vreeland uses archival footage of Cecil Beaton himself and photographs with voice over from Beaton’s famed diaries to capture his legacy. There will be a member reception and book singing with the Director, Lisa Immordino Vreeland from 6 PM to 7 PM.
Contact: 518.789.0022
www.themoviehouse.net
Location: 48 Main Street Millerton NY 12546

Pamela Paul
The Mount

July 27, 2018
11 AM

Pamela Paul, author and editor of the New York Times Book Review, discusses her career, work, and never-ending deadlines with cultural critic Kate Bolick.
Contact: 413.551.5111
https://www.edithwharton.org/
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

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

Chita: A Legendary Celebration
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 28, 2018
7 PM

Chita Rivera will be honored with a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement, recognizing her legendary career on the Great White Way and beyond!
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Jocelyn & Chris Arndt Band - Kill Of The Cure Tour
The Stationery Factory

July 28, 2018
7:30 PM

Jocelyn & Chris Arndt are siblings with
powerful vocals and a retro-rock guitar. Their lyrics run the gamut from vulnerable to all-out venomous creating a new generation of authentic album rock.
Contact: 413.329.5499
www.stationery-factory.com
Location: 63 Flansburg Avenue Dalton MA 01226

Swingtime Big Band!
Music Mountain

July 28, 2018
6:30 PM

The Swingtime Big Band is back to perform at Music Mountain and thrill audiences with authentic recreations of timeless music!
Contact: 860.824.7126
www.musicmountain.org
Location: 225 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

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

Martha Plimpton - All the Presidents Mann
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 29, 2018
7 PM

Martha Plimpton pays tribute to songwriting genius Aimee Mann, dedicating songs to some of her most (and least) favorite U.S. presidents with wit, charm, and vocal prowess.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Harlem String Quartet with Fei-Fei Dong
Music Mountain

July 29, 2018
3 PM

The Grammy Award winning Harlem String Quartet performs Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms!
Contact: 860.824.7126
www.musicmountain.org
Location: 225 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

Open Days: Columbia County
The Garden Conservancy

July 29, 2018
10 AM - 4 PM

Visit gardens at Rockland Farm, Polemis Garden and Steepletop—Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay's Garden.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: Columbia County NY

Camp Wassaic
The Wassaic Project

July 30, 2018 - August 3, 2018
9 AM - 3 PM

Camp Wassaic is for students entering grades 6-9*
This week-long immersive camp will culminate with a public performance at the Wassaic Projects' Summer Festival (Aug 4) and will have the opportunity to collaborate with the Woodstock Artists Association and Museum.
Contact: 347.815.0783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

Faye Driscoll
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 1, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Various

Faye Driscoll returns for the second consecutive summer, challenging audiences to expand their perceptions about dance in Thank You For Coming: Play.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 1, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Various

This world-renowned force in contemporary dance returns with a diverse program of today’s leading choreographers!
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

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

The Written World with Martin Puchner
The Mount

August 2, 2018
11 AM

Prize-winning author and educator Martin Puchner will discuss his research, career, and best-selling book The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization.
Contact: 413.551.5111
www.edithwharton.org
Location: 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

Pat Metheny
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

August 2, 2018
8 PM

This concert will feature Pat's new quartet, in which his unique guitar style is matched with two talents from a new generation.
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

Norfolk Artists & Friends 10th Anniversary Art Show
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival

August 3, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Various

This art show will feature 10 special guest artists. The opening reception will be held on August 3 from 5 PM to 7:30 PM.
Contact: 860.542.5070
www.norfolkart.org
Location: Routes 44 and 272 in Norfolk CT 06058

22nd Annual Sharon Summer Book Signing
The Hotchkiss Library of Sharon

August 3, 2018
6 PM - 8 PM

Featured guests will include former Congressman Steve Israel, author of the satirical novel Big Guns. Other authors of fiction include acclaimed artist and memoirist Robert Kipniss with his novella Shine and Amy Poeppel, author of Limelight and more.
Contact: 860.364.5041
www.hotchkisslibrary.org
Location: 10 Titus Road Washington Depot CT 06794

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

Summer Festival
The Wassaic Project

August 4, 2018
12 PM - Late

Join the 10th annual Summer Festival. Mark your calendars for a full evening of all your favorite Wassaic festival components - art, music, dance, and film!
Contact: 347.8150.783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

Jimmy Green Quartet
Music Mountain

August 4, 2018
6:30 PM

The Jimmy Green Quartet will be brining their remarkable sound and vibrant jazz music to the stage!
Contact: 860.824.7126
www.musicmountain.org
Location: 225 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

4th Annual Berkshire Comedy Festival
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

August 4, 2018
8 PM

There will be an all new line-up of comedians from around the country this year!
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.longislandcomedy.com
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Avalon String Quartet
Music Mountain

August 5, 2018
3 PM

Enjoy the Avalon String Quartet performing a program of Beethoven, Mozart, Dohnanyi and Shostakovich.
Contact: 860.824.7126
www.musicmountain.org
Location: 225 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

Edwin Matthews
Hickory Stick Bookshop

August 5, 2018
2 PM

Edwin Matthews will host a discussion and book signing to celebrate his new book of essays - Litchfield Country Journal: Notes on Wilderness Around Us.
Contact: 860.868.0525
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Location: 1201 2 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06793

Limon Dance Company
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 8, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Various

The Limón Dance Company brings to the life the immediacy of classics by José Limón alongside vibrant, new choreography by Kate Weare and others.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Paramodernities by Netta Yerushalmy
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 8, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Various

The world premiere of Paramodernities deconstructs the work of iconic modernist choreographers like Ailey, Balanchine, and Fosse, performing them alongside the scholarly contributions that help contextualize them.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

The Lincoln Family Album
Chesterwood

August 8, 2018
5 PM

There will be a staged reading written by Harold Holzer, featuring Eric Hill as Abraham Lincoln and Barbara Sims as Mary Lincoln. There will be a wine and cheese reception at 6 PM.
Contact: 413.298.3579
www.chesterwood.org
Location: 3 Williamsville Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Brett Littman on Walter De Maria
Dia: Beacon

August 9, 2018
2 PM

Brett Littman is an art critic and lecturer who has written essays and articles for a wide range of catalogues and international art, design, and fashion magazines.
Contact: 845.440.0100
www.diaart.org
Location: 3 Beekman Street Beacon NY 12508

The Rose Algrant Show
Trinity Retreat Center

August 10, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Various

This exhibit will showcase the work of well known and well on their way artists.
Contact: 413.528.3595
www.rosealgrantartshow.org
Location: 1112 79 Lower River Road West Cornwall CT 06796

The Heart and Soul of Beethoven, Op. 132
Sherman Chamber Ensemble

August 10, 2018
8 PM

Flute and strings for a summer's evening alongside Beethoven's profound string quartet.
Susan Rotholz (flute), Jill Levy (violin), Doori Na (violin), Michael Roth (viola) and Eliot Bailen (cello) perform.
Contact: 860.355.5930
www.shermanchamberensemble.org
Location: 1 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

Jeff Daniels with Ben Daniels Band
Infinity Hall & Bistro

August 11, 2018
8 PM

Jeff Daniels has proven that he is not an actor who sings, but an accomplished singer/songwriter who's musical talent does not require the support of his acting.
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

Dinner with Amy Dickinson
Hancock Shaker Village

August 11, 2018
6 PM

Amy Dickinson has revealed much of the inspiration and motivation that has fueled her calling throughout her life. With her series of linked essays, Strangers Tend to Tell Me Things picks up where her earlier memoir left off.
Contact: 413.443.0188
www.hancockshakervillage.org
Location: 1843 West Housatonic Street Pittsfield MA 01201

48th Annual Grow Show
Berkshire Botanical Garden

August 11, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Various

This year the show welcomes floral design entries inspired by masterpieces currently on exhibit at both BBG and regional museums.
Contact: 413.298.3926
www.berkshirebotanical.org
Location: 5 West Stockbridge Road Stockbridge MA 01262

An Afternoon with Steve Katz
Kent Memorial Library

August 11, 2018
4 PM

Katz is a founding member of the Even Dozen Jug band. He’s a founder of the hugely influential Blues Project, and he founded and spent five years with Blood, Sweat & Tears, during which time the group won three Grammies. He will be performing at the Fife n' Drum in a very intimate setting for all those that come.
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 53 North Main Street Kent 06757

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

Program Six: The Piano in Russia
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

August 12, 2018
4:30 PM

Enjoy the continuation of the Bard Music Festival!
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

The Legacy of Pushkin
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

August 12, 2018
10 AM - 12 PM

This event offers a broad and thoughtfully curated range of musical settings of Alexander Pushkin's work, by composers from Glinka to those of the Soviet era.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Pipeline
WAM Theatre

August 12, 2018
2 PM

The WAM Theatre 2018 Fresh Takes Play Reading Series will continue with a reading of Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau. There will be a discussion held after the reading.
Contact: 413.274.8122
www.wamtheatre.com
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Adam Van Doren
Hickory Stick Bookshop

August 12, 2018
2 PM

Author and painter, Adam Van Doren will discuss and sign copies of his new book The Stones of Yale.
Contact: 860.868.0525
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Location: 1201 2 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06793

Teen Screenprinting Camp
The Wassaic Project

August 14, 2018 - August 18, 2018
9 AM - 3 PM

This is a five-day workshop for students from the ages 13-18. They will not only gain a technical understanding of screenprint, but will also be introduced to its practical, professional, and artistic applications by the Wassaic Project Print Fellow instructor.
Contact: 347.815.0783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

Houston Ballet
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 15, 2018 - August 18, 2018
Various

The Houston Ballet is returning for the first time in almost 40 years! Their program will be celebrating a wide range of classic and contemporary ballet.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Sonya Tayeh
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 15, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Various

Sonya Tayeh presents you’ll still call me by name, an emotionally charged dance symphony in collaboration with vocalist Jo Lampert and indie-folk duo The Bengsons
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

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

Come Together: Barb Jungr & John McDaniel Perform the Beatles
Ancram Opera House

August 18, 2018
8:30 PM

This show will be based on John McDaniel and Barb Jungrs' 2016 album of the same name. Shortlisted as one of the Best Duo Shows by broadwayworld.com, Barb and John perform some of the most sublime and beloved songs every written.
Contact: 518.329.0114
www.ancramoperahouse.org
Location: 1330 County Route 7 Ancram NY 12502

Yuri Bogdanov
Hotchkiss School

August 18, 2018
7:30 PM

Enjoy the stylings of Yuri Bogdanov.
Contact: 860.435.3775
www.hotchkiss.org
Location: 11 Interlaken Road Lakeville CT 06039

Jaimeo Brown Transcendence
MASS MoCA

August 18, 2018
8 PM

Musician Jaimeo Brown, performing with his ensemble, Transcendence, fuses jazz, hip-hop, and blues.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Program Nine: The Classical, The National, and The Exotic
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

August 18, 2018
8 PM

Program Nine will feature Rimsky-Korsakov’s consummate masterpiece Scheherazade, a “kaleidoscope of fairytale images and designs of oriental character.”
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

ODC / Dance
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 22, 2018 - August 26, 2018
Various

San Francisco-based ODC/Dance flaunts rigorous technique and full-throttle partnering, performing Dead Reckoning.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Stars of American Ballet
Jacob's Pillow & Dance Festival

August 22, 2018 - August 26, 2018
Various

Daniel Ulbricht curates Stars of American Ballet in celebration of choreographic legend Jerome Robbins.
Contact: 413.243.0745
www.jacobspillow.org
Location: 358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223

Standing at the Edge
Omega Institute

August 24, 2018 - August 26, 2018
Various

Explore a contemporary approach to the teachings of Buddhism and discover how it can bring greater compassion and wisdom into your life.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

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

Ode to Bernstein with a Dvorak Nightcap
Sherman Chamber Ensemble

August 31, 2018
8 PM

Benjamin Hochman will be be joined by Susan Rotholz (flute), Jill Levy (violin), Doori Na (violin), Michael Roth (viola) and Eliot Bailen(cello).
Contact: 860.355.5930
www.shermanchamberensemble.org
Location: 1 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

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

Bluegrass Jamboree
Sherman Chamber Ensemble

September 2, 2018
1 PM

Join the annual Bluegrass Jamboree featuring Paul Woodiel (fiddle), Gary DiGiovanni (banjo) and The SCE Blue Grass Band. Make sure you bring some blankets and chaires.
Contact: 860.355.5930
www.shermanchamberensemble.org
Location: 1 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

4th Annual Oldtone Roots Music Festival
Cool Whisper Farm

September 6, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Various

The Oldtone Roots Music Festival features hand-picked artists. The event has an intimate and hands-on atmosphere where audience members can engage directly with the artists.
Contact: 646.269.9216
www.eventbrite.com
Location: 1011 County Route 21 North Hillsdale NY, 12529

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

Apricot Brandy - 50th Anniversary Bash !
Warner Theatre

September 14, 2018
6 PM

The Apricot Brandy have been playing soul music all around NWCT for 50 years!The concert will be held outdoors, and is rain or shine. All are welcome to 'BYOB' and picnic on the grounds, food will be available for purchase.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.tickets.warnertheatre.org
Location: 104 Wright Road Torrington CT 06790

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

20th Annual Harvest Supper
Berkshire Grown

September 24, 2018
6 PM - 8 PM

Berkshire Grown member chefs are committed to creating their menus using food grown on Berkshire farms. Sample their creations and eat fresh. There will also be a silent auction!
Contact: 413.528.0041
www.berkshiregrown.org
Location: 380 State RoadGreat Barrington MA 01230

Joëlle Tuerlinckx
Dia Art Foundation: Beacon

September 24, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Various

For more than twenty years, Joëlle Tuerlinckx has been widely known for complex installations that combine film projections, video, drawings, collages, photographs, and materials from her personal archive.
Contact: 845.440.0100
www.diaart.org
Location: 3 Beekman Street Beacon NY 12508

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

The Amernet String Quartet
Leaf Peeper Concert Series

October 13, 2018
5 PM

Praised for their “intelligence” and “immensely satisfying” playing by the New York Times, the Amernet String Quartet has garnered recognition as one of today’s exceptional string quartets.
Contact: 413.551.9901
www.leafpeeperconcerts.org
Location: 352 Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Blues Traveler
Warner Theatre

October 14, 2018
8 PM

Blues Traveler emerged in the late ‘80s and are best known for their improvisational live shows and tireless touring, and their breakthrough, multi-platinum selling album four. Enjoy this spectacular performance.
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

Mamma Mia!
Warner Theatre

May 4, 2019 - May 12, 2019
Various

Enjoy the extraordinary story-telling magic of timeless songs, that propel this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show featuring a large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers!
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.tickets.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

ONGOING EVENTS
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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

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

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

2nd Annual Art Show
The River Art Project

June 8, 2018 - September 2, 2018
Various

Bring friends and family to the historic train station in Stockbridge. Enjoy cocktails and light refreshments, view the incredible river-inspired art and meet the artists. Opening reception will be held on June 8 from 6 PM to 8 PM.
Contact: 413.298.5163
www.riverartproject.com
Location: 2 Depot Road Stockbridge MA 01262

The Art of Iron
Clark Art Institute

June 9, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Various

The Art of Iron: 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

Figures We Fancy
Carrie Haddad Gallery

June 13, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Various

This is a group exhibit celebrating the various styles of contemporary figurative painters – both real and imagined. Opening reception to meet the artists will be held on Saturday, June 16 fro 5 PM to 7 PM>
Contact: 518.828.1915
www.carriehaddadgallery.com
Location: 622 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

Mark LaRiviere: A Certain Light
Thompson Giroux Gallery

June 20, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Various

This exhibit combines paintings done years ago with current sculpture. Mark LaRiviere’s work is figurative, he makes art that represents who we are, our current state as people in today’s culture.
Contact: 518.392.3336
www.thompsongirouxgallery.com
Location: 57 Main Street Chatham NY 12037

Spiegeltent
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

June 23, 2018 - August 18, 2018
Various

This year’s lineup features Chita Rivera, Nona Hendryx, Melanie, Susanne Bartsch, a Hot Jazz Series, and more!
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Through Fire
The Good Purpose Gallery

June 27, 2018 - September 10, 2018
Various

This show will feature two artists whose work is vastly different and exciting in their own was. An opening reception with the chance to meet the artists will be held on Thursday, June 28 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM.
Contact: 413.394.5045
www.goodpurpose.org
Location: 40 Main Street #1 Lee MA 01238

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

Kathy Moss - Evolution
Argazzi Art

June 30, 2018 - August 11, 2018
Various

The exhibition will hold new works by Kathy Moss. The opening reception will be held on June 30 from 5 PM to 7 PM.
Contact: 860.435.8222
/www.argazziart.com
Location: 22 Millerton Road Lakeville CT 06039

Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood: 40 Years
Chesterwood

June 30, 2018 - October 8, 2018
Various

Chesterwood will be celebrating forty years of outdoor contemporary sculpture with this year's exhibition and will feature works by multiple artists.
Contact: 413.298.3579
www.chesterwood.org
Location: 3 Williamsville Road Stockbridge MA 01262

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

Duet: Lynn and Ron Jones
Kent Memorial Library

July 1, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Various

Artists Lynn and Ron Jones will have their artwork displayed together at the Kent Memorial Library in an exhibit titled "Duet". The opening reception will be held on July 14 from 2 PM to 4 PM.
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 32 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

Steady As She Goes
The Stationery Factory

July 2, 2018 - September 7, 2018
Various

This is a group art show featuring women’s art. The opening reception will be held on July 6 from 5 PM to 8 PM.
Contact: 413.329.5499
www.stationery-factory.com
Location: 63 Flansburg Avenue Dalton MA 01226

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

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

Melora Griffis & Anonymous
The Re Institute

July 7, 2018 - August 4, 2018
Various

This exhibit will feature the works of artist Melora Griffis and an anonymous artist. Downstairs will showcase Melora’s soft paintings and sculptures which are personalized, spiritual and energized. Upstairs you be able the find the works by the anonymous artist. Opening night will be on July 7 from 7 PM to 9 PM and will be followed by a potluck dinner.
Contact: 1.518 567.5359
www.thereinstitute.com
Location: 1395 Boston Corners Road Millerton NY 12546

Everyday
The Cornwall Library

July 7, 2018 - August 18, 2018
Various

This is exhibit is by local artist Brendan O'Connell. Opening reception will be held on July 7 at 5 PM.
Contact: 860.672.6874
www.cornwalllibrary.org
Location: 30 Pine Street Cornwall CT 06753

Art Scouts
The Wassaic Project

July 7, 2018 - July 28, 2018
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

This even is a 4-session artist-led program where kids make art inspired by the Wassaic Project Summer Exhibition. For students entering into grades K-6.
Contact: 347.8150.783
www.wassaicproject.org
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road Wassaic NY 12592

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, Part 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

Joseph Saccio and All things Naturla
Five Points GAllery

July 12, 2018 - August 18, 2018
Various

Five Points Gallery and the Annex are pleased to present two exhibits. Joseph Saccio's exhibit is Memory, Metamorphosis and Myth and will be held in the East Gallery. The West and Top Galleries will hold the All Things Natural exhibit, which is a group exhibit.
Contact: 860.618.7222
www.fivepointsgallery.org
Location: 33 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Summer In Litchfield
Eckert Fine Art

July 14, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Various

Summer in Litchfield County is a group exhibition. The opening will be held on July 14 from 4 PM to 7 PM.
Contact: 860.592.0353
www.janeeckertfineart.com
Location: 12 Old Barn Road Kent CT 06757

Josh Simpson: Galactic Landscapes
Berkshire Museum

July 14, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Various

This will be a olo show of innovative works by renowned glass artist Josh Simpson. Opening Reception will be held on Saturday July 14 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.
Contact: 413.443.7171
www.berkshiremuseum.org
Location: 39 South Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Farm to Table
The Sharon Historical Society

July 14, 2018 - August 24, 2018
Various

This is an exhibition and sale of artwork is by a collection of local artists. Join for the opening reception, which will be held on July 14 from 5 PM to 7 PM with wine and hors d'oeuvres.
Contact: 860.364.5688
www.sharonhist.org
Location: 18 Main Street Sharon CT 06069

Melinda Hackett: Hop On Pop
Standard Space

July 14, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Various

Melinda's depictions of a colorful and imaginary world are both near and far. Upending the necessity of landscape structure, our perception of order and chaos find challenge. The opening reception will be held on July 14 from 5:30 PM to 8 PM.
Contact: 917.627.3261
www.standardspace.net
Location: 147 Main Street Sharon CT 06069

Peter C Jones: Confluence
KMR Arts

July 14, 2018 - September 8, 2018
Various

Peter C. Jones' photographs within Confluence aspire to accurately depict life by the sea. Water is a source of calm, cleansing energy. This tranquil quality has long attracted people to the ocean’s shores. An opening reception will be held on July 14 from 4 PM to 7 PM.
Contact: 860.868.7533
www.kmrarts.com
Location: 2 Titus Road Washington Depot CT 06794

54th North Canaan Railroad Days
North Canaan

July 18, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Various

Enjoy the annual Canaan Carnival at Lawerence Field as well as a family fun day! The Grand Opening of the Great Falls Brewing Co in the Depot will be held on Saturday July 28th! There will be fun and games for the entire family!
Contact: 860.248.1345
www.canaanrailroaddays.com
Location: Canaan CT 06018

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

Robert Cronin: Imaginary Paintings
David M. Hunt Library

July 21, 2018 - August 11, 2018
Various

"Imaginary Paintings" will feature a selection of Roberts' still life oil paintings from 2006-2009, many of which have not been shown since their debut at Zabriskie Gallery, New York City in 2007.
Contact: 860.824.7424
www.huntlibrary.org
Location: 63 Main Street Falls Village CT 06031

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

Walter De Maria: Truck Trilogy
Dia: Beacon

July 22, 2018 - August 8, 2018
Various

Truck Trilogy consists of three classic Chevrolet pickup trucks, which have been stripped of all extraneous elements and details. Placed vertically in the trucks’ flatbeds are circular, square, and triangular polished-stainless-steel rods. Enjoy!
Contact: 845.440.0100
www.diaart.org
Location: 3 Beekman Street Beacon NY 12508

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

Rimsky-Korsakov and the Poetry of Cinema
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 26, 2018 - August 19, 2018
Various

The 2018 SummerScape film series explores the influence of Russian nationalism, folk music, and exoticism in pieces by Rimsky-Korsakov and other members of the Mighty Five on Russian directors.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Hunchback of Notre Dame
Mac-Hayden Theatre

July 26, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Various

Featuring hits from the Disney classic film, Hunchback tells the unforgettable story of love, acceptance, and what it is to be a true hero. All new to The Mac-Haydn, The Hunchback of Notre Dame is an instant classic.
Contact: 518.392.9292
www.machaydntheatre.org
Location: 1925 NY-203 Chatham NY 12037

Anton Rubinstein's Demon
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 27, 2018 - September 5, 2018
Various

The drama eatures the rich choruses and fiery libretto of Rubinstein’s 1871 masterpiece performed by an all-Russian cast in a rare new American production.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Homebody
Ancram Opera House

July 27, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Various

This one-act play has audiences in thrall to the Homebody, a hilariously literate British housewife whose obsession with Afghanistan has made her desperate to flee her aloof husband, wayward daughter and the suffocating normalcy of life in London. The play will be held on Fridays and Saturdays.
Contact: 518.329.0114
www.ancramoperahouse.org
Location: 1330 County Route 7 Ancram NY 12502

Demon
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 27, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Various

Based on the renowned fantasy poem by Mikhail Lermontov, Demon boasts rich choral writing. The work vividly depicts the isolation and despair of a fallen angel doomed to eternal damnation.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

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

Dance Festival
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

August 3, 2018 - August 25, 2018
Various

Enjoy an array of performances throughout the month of August, from the Parsons Dance Company to a delightfully choreographed show by David Parker called "Mouthful of Shoes"
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Berkshire High Peaks Festival
Close Encounters with Music

August 6, 2018 - August 16, 2018
Various

Each year’s Festival has a theme. This summer it’s “The French-Russian Connection" and will be held at The Berkshire School for the first time!
Contact: 800.843.0778
www.berkshirehighpeaksmusic.org
Location: 245 North Undermountain Road Sheffield MA 01257

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

Program Two: Amateurs and Professionals
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

August 11, 2018
1:30 PM

Pianists Danny Driver and Fei-Fei perform a program of rarely performed chamber works by the Mighty Five,
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

John Donovan: Spectrum Observed
FRG Objects & Design / Art

August 18, 2018
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Johns' composition ranges intently with the use of a full measured spectrum of color. Opening reception will be held August 18 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
Contact: 646.483.9109
www.frgdesignart.com
Location: 217 Warren Street 2nd Floor Hudson NY 12534

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

Suffering from Realness
MASS MoCA

March 1, 2019 - June 1, 2019
Various

Suffering from Realness explores the politics of representation — and the ways in which artists use the body to grasp at and re-center the “aura of realness” in an age of uncertainty.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

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