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Theatre, music and movies are opening with caution - some in person, others livestream. We follow the arts for you and have resumed our calendar listings, If you want further information, please visit the company's website, linked within the listing. We hope you remain safe and enjoy the arts as they become available.

Current Events

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Simply Julia
Oblong Online
February 25, 2021 : 7PM
Beloved New York Times bestselling cookbook author Julia Turshen joins us to talk about her first collection of recipes featuring a healthier take on the simple, satisfying comfort food for which she’s known. Simply Julia provides endlessly satisfying options comprised of accessible and affordable ingredients
Contact: 518.789.3797
Location: Virtual
THINGS THAT GROW
The Mount
February 25, 2021 : 7PM
Boston Globe columnist Meredith Goldstein has set part of her new novel at The Mount and its gardens! She’s also based a fictional character on one of the Mount’s real-life tour guides, Marge Cox. They will have a conversation about art imitating life in this "charming story that promises to delight."
Contact: 413.551.5100
Location: Virtual
Getting the Love You Want
Omega Institute
February 26, 2021 – February 28, 2021 :
A Live Online Workshop for Couples with Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt. Join these relationship experts in this virtual comprehensive couples workshop and learn to recreate the passion and intimacy that first brought you and your partner together.
Contact: 845.266.4444
Location: Virtual
Chad LB Quartet
Litchfield Jazz Fest
February 26, 2021 : 7:30PM
Hailed as a “Sax Phenom” Chad LB has toured globally as a bandleader, and with superstars ranging from Chris Botti to Taylor Swift. He has been a featured soloist with premiere ensembles like the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra, and he was formerly a prominent member of the multi GRAMMY winning Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Free.
Contact: 860.361.6285
Location: Virtual
Impact of Technology: Artificial Intelligence and Data
Cornwall Library
February 27, 2021 : 5PM – 7PM
Cornwall Conversations (on Zoom) with Ed Greene and Professor Frédéric Jenny.
A discussion about the impact that technology has on our lives, specifically how artificial intelligence (AI) has been developed to assist us in making decisions.
Contact: 917.743.2913
Location: Virtual
Forever Bach
Close Encounters with Music
February 28, 2021 : 7:30PM
Now in its 29th year, a new season of concerts will be recorded on the Mahaiwe stage and made available for viewing online.
The Celestial Suites for Unaccompanied Cello
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: Virtual
Author Page Dickey Uprooted
David M. Hunt Library
February 28, 2021 : 4PM
Author Page Dickey will discuss her new book, Uprooted which documents her move to Falls Village CT and the establishment of a new garden.
Contact: 860.453.4069
Location: Virtual
Auditory After Hours:Kaki King
MASSMoCA
March 6, 2021 : 7PM. 7:30PM. 8PM
One of the best guitar players the world's ever seen, Kaki King is a genre unto herself. Created and recorded specifically for wandering MASS MoCA’s art-filled spaces, King's all-new never-before-heard gallery soundscape proves her genius goes far beyond the strings. From ethereal guitar loops to high-voltage drums, it’s a journey into the recesses of musical mastery—your ears won’t know what’s hit them.
Saturdays, March 13 & 20 at 7PM. 7:30PM. 8PM
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Landscaping Your Historic Home
Berkshire Botanical Garden
March 7, 2021 : 1PM – 3PM
An Online Class. Whether your house was built in the 17th century or the 21st, you can create a garden to suit its style. This lecture by landscape historian Marta McDowell covers American residential gardening fashions from the Colonial period to the present. In this online class you will learn design basics and the steps to take to create an authentic, appealing landscape for your home.
Contact: 413.298.3926
Location: Virtual
André Aciman in conversation with David Nasaw
Kent Memorial Library and House of Books
March 10, 2021 : 7PM
André Aciman presents his latest book, Homo Irrealis. in essay form to explore what time means to artists who cannot grasp life in the present. Free.
Contact: 860.927.4104
Location: Virtual
10 x 10
Barrington Stage Company
March 11, 2021 – March 14, 2021 : Various
10x10 is back to shake those winter blues away, from the comfort of your own home! Filmed live on our Boyd-Quinson Stage, this year's selection is sure to delight. This year, all cast members are 10x10 alum! Also streaming March 18–21st.
Contact: 413.236.8888
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201
Reconnect to your Divine Energy
Omega Institute
March 12, 2021 – March 14, 2021 :
Join Rob Wergin for a 3-day live event and experience multiple healing experiences and Divine Light transmissions.Rob's healing work helps to release physical, mental, and emotional discomfort, as well as pain, disease, and addictions.
Contact: 845.266.4444
Location: Virtual
We Banjo 3 Virtual Concert
Mahaiwe Performing Arts
March 13, 2021 : 5PM
Streamed from Pearse Lyons Distillery in Dublin, Ireland. The Galway, Ireland and Nashville-based quartet is comprised of two sets of brothers. The band converges the shared and varied traditions of Americana, Bluegrass, and Celtic music with pop-sensible songcraft to create a unique and signature sound.
Contact: 413.644.9040
Location: Virtual
A.J. Croce Livestream Series
Mahaiwe Performing Arts
March 25, 2021 : 8:30PM
30-Year Career Retrospective. The concert with cover material from his ten studio albums of roots music ranging from blues and jazz to rock and roll and soul, including covers from the new album.
Contact: 413.644.9040
Location: Virtual
The Sebastians Baroque Ensemble
Close Encounters with Music
April 3, 2021 : 7:30PM
Now in its 29th year, a new season of concerts will be recorded on the Mahaiwe stage and made available for viewing online.
The Sebastians connect with audiences through dynamic and vital performances of music of the baroque and classical eras.
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: Virtual
Felix, Fanny and Frederic
Close Encounters with Music
April 25, 2021 : 7:30PM
Now in its 29th year, a new season of concerts will be recorded on the Mahaiwe stage and made available for viewing online.
Chopin and the Mendelssohns
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: Virtual
Kevin James
Warner Theater
May 2, 2021 : 8PM
Kevin James began his career as a stand-up on the Long Island comedy scene. After being discovered at the 1996 Montreal Comedy Festival, he signed a network development deal to create his own sitcom, The King of Queens, which premiered in 1998,
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Oneglia Auditorium. 68 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790
As I Am
Tannery Pond Concerts
May 29, 2021 : 8PM
Steven Banks is recognized for his “glowing mahogany tone” and “breathtaking” performances. The American classical saxophonist “is at the forefront of musicians of his generation in his display of the highest level of both artistry and pedagogy"
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125
Inbal Segev, cello & Juho Pohjonen, piano
Tannery Pond Concets
July 3, 2021 : 8PM
“INBAL SEGEV’S instrument is older than Bach (a Ruggieri from 1673).
POHJONEN proved himself to be a singularly luminous Mozart interpreter."
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125
Glory Denied
Berkshire Opera Festival
July 22, 2021 : 7:30PM
This two-act opera, sung in English, tells the true story of America’s longest-held prisoner of war, Colonel Jim Thompson, and his struggle upon his release to adjust to a country and a family he barely recognizes.
Also July 24 at 1PM
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: Bard College. Daniel Arts Center. 84 Alford Road Great Barrington MA 01230
Much Ado About Shakespeare
Berkshire Opera Festival
August 11, 2021 :
This concert features music from operas inspired by Shakespeare's texts, and will showcase members of the cast of Falstaff.
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: The Mount. 2 Plunkett Street. Lenox, MA
Scott Yoo and Friends
Tannery Pond Concerts
August 14, 2021 : 8PM
Scott Yoo, violin, Alice K. Dade, flute, Sophie Shai, cello, Maurycy Banaszek, viola
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125
Verdi's Falstaff
Berkshire Opera Festival
August 21, 2021 : 1PM
Mainstage blockbuster is a new mounting of Verdi's comic masterpiece with one of the world's most sought-after Verdi baritones in the title role, the incomparable Sebastian Catana.
Also performed on August 24 & 27 at 7:30PM
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: 14 Castle Street. Great Barrington MA 01230
Paul Huang & Helen Huang
Tannery Pond Concerts
September 18, 2021 : 6PM
Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, Johan Sibelius, Camille Saint-Saëns. Paul Huang on violin and Helen Huang on piano.
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125
Nate Bargatze
Warner Theater
September 18, 2021 : 8PM
Good Problem to Have Tour. Hailing from Old Hickory, Tennessee, rising stand-up comedian Nate Bargatze is selling out shows across America. On March 26th, Nate’s first solo one hour Netflix special, The Tennessee Kid, will premiere globally.
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Oneglia Auditorium. 68 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790

Ongoing Events

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James Turrell: Into the Light
MASSMoCA
July 12, 2020 – December 31, 2025 :
In James Turrell’s hands, light is more than simply a source of illumination: it is a discrete, physical object. His sculptures and architectural interventions elevate our experience and perception of light and space.
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Earth Expo
Berkshire Museum
November 1, 2020 – November 4, 2021 :
The scope and speed of climate change can be overwhelming. Acting, listening and learning together can make our community stronger. Learn about climate resilience, energy efficiency and environmental action.
Contact: 413.443.7171
Location: Online Gathering
This is Not a Gag
MASSMoCA
November 7, 2020 – November 7, 2021 :
Richard Nielsen reveals the fiercest and finest parts of human nature in This is Not a Gag, his series of portraits of people in their face masks.
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
All Out / All In
Wasaic Project
November 14, 2020 – March 27, 2021 :
All out: of time, of money, of energy, of our hands. All in: our homes, our heads, one life, to the fire. Is there a way through, instead? The nine artists in All Out / All In try to find it, exploring the increasingly arbitrary boundary between public and private spaces, identities, and rituals.
Saturdays from 12 PM to 5 PM
Contact: (855) WASSAIC / 855.927.7242
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road. Wassaic. NY 12592
Mario Merz
Dia:Beacon
November 20, 2020 – May 30, 2025 :
The exhibition revisits Merz’s key forms and motifs, distinctive use of neon, and deployment of the Fibonacci sequence—where each number equals the sum of the two that precede it—for the structure of his installations.
Location: Riggio Galleries. 3 Beekman Street. Beacon NY
Winter Farmers Market
Berkshire Grown
November 21, 2020 – April 10, 2021 :
We are pleased to announce that in South County the Eisner Camp in Great Barrington will host the Berkshire Grown Winter Farmers Market, November-April.
Saturdays, 10 am–2 pm
November 21, December 19, 2020
January 16, February 20, March 27, April 10, 2021
Contact: 413.528.0041
Location: Eisner Camp. 53 Brookside Road. Great Barrington MA
Auditory After Hours:Clipping
MASSMoCA
December 5, 2020 – December 19, 2021 : 7PM. 7:30PM. 8PM
The only Hugo Award-nominated rap group delivers boundless oceanic soundscape of never-before-heard tracks that engulf listeners as they wander the dusk-filled galleries.
Saturday, December 5, 12, & 19
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
American Art Now and Then
Eckert Fine Art
December 5, 2020 – May 31, 2021 :
Featured artists include:
Sol LeWitt, James Turrell, Robert Rauschenberg, Eric Forstmann, Don Gummer, Chizuru Morii Kaplan, Matt Baumgardner, Tami Bahat, Gregory Crewdson, Robert Mapplethorpe, Claes Oldenburg, Larry Rivers and Hunt Slonem.
Contact: 413.398.5905
Location: 1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247
Bruno Leydet
Craven Contemporary
December 12, 2020 – February 28, 2021 :
This is Bruno’s first solo show in the USA and includes three large scale works on the long gallery wall.
Contact: 646.355.8142
Location: 4 Fulling Lane. Kent. CT 06757
The Season of Light
Omega Institute
December 20, 2020 – March 31, 2021 :
A luminous talk with Eckert Tolle and Kim Eng. In this experiential online gathering we enter into stillness, accept what is and release burdens so we can be lights in the world.
Contact: 845.266.4444
Location: Register Here
ARTIST ERIN SHIRREFF
The Clark Art Institute
January 21, 2021 – January 2, 2022 :
Contemporary artist Erin Shirreff (Canadian, b. 1975). Remainders presents photographs, prints and video that examine Shirreff’s fascination with the mythmaking behind art history through a practice that spans analog and digital media, two and three dimensions and still and moving images.
Contact: 413.458.2303
Location: 225 South Street. Williamstown MA 01267
5155
Five Points Gallery
January 21, 2021 – February 27, 2021 :
Realist Abstractions. Bob Knox
Pagliacci. Marc Mones
Surface & Substance. Patrick Kennedy and Brian Williams
Virtual Artist Talk Friday, February 05, 6:00PM
Contact: 860.618.7222
Location: 33 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790
125 Works by 46 Artists
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
January 30, 2021 – April 30, 2021 :
A worldwide pandemic has not stopped the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College from its annual art show - it's simply moved online. Reception on Saturday, January 30th.
Contact: 413.236.2190
Location: virtual
Editorial Cartoons from the Nixon and Clinton Eras
Norman Rockwell Museum
February 4, 2021 – May 30, 2021 : 5:30 PM
The inclusive political cartoons of Pat Oliphant, now on view. A Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, Oliphant was described in 1990 by the New York Times as “the most influential editorial cartoonist” of his time.
Contact: 413.931.2221
Location: 9 Route 183 Stockbridge MA 01262
Auditory After Hours: Jason Moran
MASSMoCA
February 6, 2021 – December 20, 2021 : 7PM. 7:30PM. 8PM
A selection of music specially designed for Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective. LeWitt’s patterns have inspired Moran since early in his career; in Moran’s own words, this Auditory After Hours set is geared toward “breaking the grid”—whether you enjoy it in LeWitt or any of our expansive galleries.
Saturday, February 6. 13 & 20
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Annual International Playwrights Festival
Warner Theater
February 12, 2021 – March 11, 2021 :
FOLDED by Bara Swain (NY): Bee reveals the truth about Crane's namesake in this new dramedy that explores family, loss and moving on.
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Oneglia Auditorium. 68 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790
A Change in the Light:
Clark Art Institute
February 13, 2021 – May 16, 2021 :
The Cliché-verre in Nineteenth-Century France. Forty-four cliché-verre prints from a historic portfolio. Five French artists: Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Charles-François Daubigny, Eugène Delacroix, Jean-François Millet, and Théodore Rousseau.
Contact: 413.528.1216 ex 3102
Location: Manton Research Center. 225 South Street. Williamstown. MA 01267
All Together Now
KMR Arts
February 13, 2021 – March 20, 2021 :
A group exhibit of gallery artists. This exhibit celebrates the positive power of creativity.
Contact: 860.868.7533
Location: 2 Titus Road Washington Depot CT 06794
International Exhibit
Carrie Haddad Gallery
February 17, 2021 – April 11, 2021 : Various
One of several shows celebrating the gallery's 30th anniversary, this exhibit will highlight our selections from an open call put out at the end of last year. Out of over 200 submissions, 7 artists were chosen: Julia Whitney Barnes, Samantha French, Ruth Geneslaw, Huê Thi Hoffmaster, Nancy Egol Nikkal, Annika Tucksmith, K. Velis Turan and Judith Wyer.
Contact: 518.828.1915
Location: 622 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534
Beekeeping 101
Berkshire Botanical Garden
February 18, 2021 – March 4, 2021 : 7:30PM
An Online Class. Learn beekeeping basics taught by apiarist and former BBG Director of Education Chris Wellens in a three-session online program, "Beekeeping 101: An Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping."
Contact: 413.298.3926
Location: Virtual
Inside the Pillow Lab
Jacon's Pillow
February 18, 2021 – June 10, 2021 : 7PM
New artists. New Works in Progress. Look at who will be joining us. You can now RSVP to watch free online screenings of these works in process and live chat with the artists during the screenings on YouTube!
Taylor Stanley | Feb 18
Nélida Tirado | Mar 11
INSPIRIT | April 22
Ronald K. Brown / EVIDENCE | May 6
Music From the Sole | May 20
Zoe Scofield | Jun 10 (co-presented with MASS MoCA)
Location: Virtual
French Music Recital
Fisher Center at Bard
February 19, 2021 – February 25, 2021 :
A recital of French music with Danny Driver and Piers Lane commissioned by the Bard Music Festival, featuring works by César Franck, Lili Boulanger, Gabriel Fauré, and Camille Saint-Saëns.
Contact: 845.758.7900
Location: Virtual
As Far as Isolation Goes
Fisher Center at Bard
February 24, 2021 – March 2, 2021 :
An interactive, 1-on-1 performance brings audience members in contact with those faced with inhumane detention centers and a mental health system that disregards their political and emotional humanity. A collaboration between live artist Tania El Khoury and musician and street artist Basel Zaraa.
Contact: 845.758.7900
Location: Virtual
Annual International Playwrights Festival
Warner Theater
February 26, 2021 – March 11, 2021 :
EXTENDED PLAY by Benjamin V. Marshall (NJ): At a party in the fellowship hall of an old church, two deejays: one white and young, the other, Black and mature, clash over the music until a tipsy party goer makes an unusual request.
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Oneglia Auditorium. 68 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790
Small Town, Big Talk
The David M. Hunt Library
March 12, 2021 – May 28, 2021 :
Aimed at creating and strengthening relationships among the residents of the second-smallest town in the Nutmeg state, this civic art project will feature portrait photography by Rebecca Bloomfield, paired with insightful quotes from interviews conducted by Adam Sher.
Contact: 860.824.7424
Location: 63 Main Street. Falls Village. CT 06031
After the Mobile:Tim Prentice
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
March 19, 2021 – April 24, 2022 :
The exhibition will feature twenty indoor works, five outdoor works, and a video portrait of the artist, presented both in the Museum’s galleries and Sculpture Garden, with the indoor exhibition on view from March 29 to October 4, 2021, and the outdoor installation on view from September 19, 2021 to April 24, 2022.
Contact: 203.438.4519
Location: 258 Main Street. Ridgefield. CT 06877
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