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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

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

Quinn Sullivan
Infinity Music Hall & Bistro

June 21, 2018
8 PM

He blew everyone away when he guest spotted with Buddy Guy at 8 years old, his band is filled with long time pros.
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

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

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

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

Sally Taylor & Friends
MASS MoCA

June 23, 2018
7 PM

Celebrate the opening of Come to Your Senses with an intimate one-night-only concert featuring acoustic performances from musical greats, including the legendary Carly Simon with her family Ben Taylor and Sophie Hill.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Growing Our Future
Kent Memorial Library

June 23, 2018
5 PM - 8 PM

The event will include music by the Carlsons, an open bar and a silent auction! There will also be a healthy assortment of country cooking from pulled pork, mac & cheese and oven-baked chicken drumsticks.
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 170 South Kent Road South Kent CT 06785

John Bartlett
Plain Goods

June 23, 2018
5 PM - 7:30 PM

Join for an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a live auction! The proceeds will go to benefit the Little Guild Animal Shelter in West Cornwall, CT.
Contact: 860.868.0280
www.eventbrite.com
Location: 1 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06794

Open Days: Litchfield County
The Garden Conservancy

June 23, 2018
10 AM - 4 PM

Visit one garden in Kent, CT.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: Litchfield County - Kent CT

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
The 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

Open Days: Columbia County
The Garden Conservancy

June 24, 2018
10 AM - 4 PM

Visit three gardens in Hillsdale, Millerton, and Spencertown, NY.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: Columbia County NY

Open Days: Berkshire County
The Garden Conservancy

June 24, 2018
10 AM - 4 PM

Visit one garden in Sheffield, MA.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: Berkshire County - Sheffield MA

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

Thomas Jayne
The Mount

June 28, 2018
4 PM - 5 PM

Interior designer Thomas Jayne shares how Edith Wharton’s and Ogden Codman’s 1897 book, The Decoration of Houses, has influenced his work.
Contact: 413.551.5111
www.edithwharton.org
Location: 2704 2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240

GoldenOak
Race Brook Lodge

June 28, 2018
7 PM - 10 PM

GoldenOak is an emerging sound in New England folk music. They released their first album, Pleasant St., in 2016 which they co-wrote with cellist Seth Wegner. The full length album painted a landscape of the duo’s childhood and their experiences growing up and leaving home. Enjoy!
Contact: 413.229.2916
www.rblodge.com
Location: 864 South Undermountain Road Sheffield MA 01257

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

Man of Peace
Omega Institute

June 29, 2018 - July 1, 2018
Various

Explore how the Dalai Lama uses mindfulness, wisdom, and compassion to improve lives and change the world.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

10,000 Maniacs
Infinity Music Hall & Bistro

June 29, 2018
8 PM

One of the most critically acclaimed bands of the last three decades, 10,000 Maniacs were founded by Robert Buck, Dennis Drew, Steven Gustafson, John Lombardo and Natalie Merchant. Together with artists like R.E.M. they defined college rock and created the first wave of alternative rock bands.
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

Brooks Williams
The Guthrie Center

June 29, 2018
6 PM

Brooks Williams - an international touring performer, will be at the Guthrie Center!
Contact: 413.528.1955
www.guthriecenter.org
Location: 2 Van Deusenville Road Great Barrington MA 01230

Songs for Charming Strangers
Ancram Opera House

June 30, 2018
8:30 PM

This is a sharply witty song cycle focusing on romantic relationships, blind dates, and unlikely seductions!
Contact: 518.329.0114
www.ancramoperahouse.org
Location: 1330 County Route 7 Ancram NY 12502

Open Days: Dutchess County
The Garden Conservancy

June 30, 2018
10 AM - 4 PM

Visit one garden in Pawling, NY
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: Dutchess County NY

Michael Berkeley
Music Mountain

June 30, 2018
6:30 PM

Spend Saturday evening with Michael Berkeley, No Tune Like a Show Tune: Celebrating America! In honor of the 4th of July! Join performers Michael Berkeley, Wanda Houston, Maria Hickey, Amy LeBlanc and Frank Fasano as they serve up a patriotic vocal songfest in a musical tribute to the USA.
Contact: 860.824.7126
www.musicmountain.org
Location: 225 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

Shanghai String Quartet
Music Mountain

July 1, 2018
3 PM

The Shanghai Quartet performs Beethoven Quartet Cycle Program #4: String Quartet in E Flat Major, Op. 74 “Harp”.
Contact: 860.824.7126
www./musicmountain.org
Location: 225 Music Mountain Road Falls Village CT 06031

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

Lady Rizo: Red White and Indigo
Ancram Opera House

July 7, 2018
8:30 PM

In this personal musical eulogy, cut with trademark humor, wit and soaring voice, Grammy Award winner and cabaret superstar Lady Rizo asks, “America is a very bad boyfriend, but why do I still love him?”
Contact: 518.329.0114
www.ancramoperahouse.org
Location: 1330 County Route 7 Ancram NY 12502

Laurie Simmons
Five Points Gallery

July 7, 2018
7 PM

Join Laurie Simmons in her lecture titled - "What I Talk About When I Talk About My Work". She is one of the leading figures in contemporary conceptual photography.
Contact: 860.618.7222
www.eventbrite.com
Location: 33 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Jazz Brunch, Lucky 5
Race Brook Lodge

July 8, 2018
11 AM - 2 PM

Enjoy a great meal and improvisational music from the Berkshires and beyond. Sunday July 8th features The Lucky 5!
Contact: 413.229.2916
www.rblodge.com
Location: 864 South Undermountain Road Sheffield MA 01257

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

Miracles Happen
Omega Institute

July 13, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Various

This workshop explores the latest in hypnotic past-life regression therapy to find a new level of healing for our body, mind, spirit, and relationships.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

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

Effortless Mindfulness
Omega Institute

July 13, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Various

Learn to shift your awareness to your true nature at any time in the day with longtime mindfulness educator Loch Kelly.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Shelby Lynne
Infinity Music Hall & Bistro

July 13, 2018
8 PM

Shelby Lynne is coming to Infinity Hall. With a style ranging through country, blues, Southern soul, roots rock, Western swing, jazz, and adult contemporary pop, it is sure to be an unforgettable experience!
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

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

Real People Real Stories: Summer Edition
Ancram Opera House

July 14, 2018
8 PM

This play features storytelling by local residents and is a much-anticipated audience favorite.
Contact: 518.329.0114
www.ancramoperahouse.org
Location: 1330 County Route 7 Ancram NY 12502

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 99 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

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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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

The Art of Arthur Getz: City and Country
The 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

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

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

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

Into the Light by Ira Barkoff
The White Gallery

May 25, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Various

Join with friends and family to see the beautiful, sensitive and romantic abstract landscapes created Ira Barkoff. Opening reception will be held on May 26 from 5 PM to 7 PM.You will have the opportunity to meet the artist and enjoy refreshments with art lovers.
Contact: 860.435.1029
www.thewhitegalleryart.com
Location: 342 Main Street Lakeville CT 06039

No Man's Land: Women and Abstraction & RIKYU-cha
Five Points Gallery

May 31, 2018 - July 7, 2018
Various

In the East and West Galleries No Man's Land: Women and Abstraction will be on display, by various artists.
In the top gallery RIKYU-cha by Raimi Slater will be displayed. The opening reception will be held on June 1 from 6 PM to 8:30 PM. An artist panel discussion will be held on June 29 at 6:30 PM.
Contact: 860.618.7222
www.fivepointsgallery.org
Location: 33 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

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

Devotion
Standard Space

June 2, 2018 - July 1, 2018
Various

Devotion, a solo show by Tracy Morgan. Tracy is a self-taught painter whose work explores the tensions inherent in the human interaction with nature. Opening reception will be held on Saturday June 2 from 5:30 PM to 8 PM.
Contact: 917.627.3261
www.standardspace.net
Location: 147 Main Street Sharon CT 06069

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

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

Ink on Paper
FRG Objects & Design / Art

June 12, 2018 - July 12, 2018
Various

This exhibit is a wonderful selection of drawings by Berkshire based artist: Dana Piazza. The opening reception will be held on June 30 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
Contact: 646.483.9109
www.frgdesignart.com
Location: 217 Warren Street 2nd Floor Hudson New York 12534

Daniel's Art Party
Bard College at Simon's Rock

June 12, 2018 - July 1, 2018

Art and audience run amok in this family-friendly, interactive, and immersive festival featuring artists from both the surrounding region and the national arts community!
Contact: 413.644.4400
www.simons-rock.edu
Location: 84 Alford Road Great Barrington MA 01230

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

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

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

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

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

Ken Musselman: Stayin’ Alive
David M. Hunt Library

June 23, 2018 - July 14, 2018
Various

Ken is known for his sprawling scenes of anthropomorphic critters, pop art cows, and vintage cars ranging from mint to rustic. Opening reception will be held on Saturday June 23 from 4 PM to 6 PM with refreshments. There will also be a special viewing held on Sunday July 8 from 10 AM to 3 PM.
Contact: 860.824.7424
www.huntlibrary.org
Location: 63 Main Street Falls Village CT 06031

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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