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CURRENT EVENTS

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Connecticut 169 Club
Kent Memorial Library

December 12, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join as Marty Podskoch and Marge Smith share stories about their new book that guides the reader to some of the best places in CT. There will be an opportunity to purchase and have one or both of them sign the book.
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 32 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

Pride & Prejudice
Shakespeare & Company

December 15, 2018 - December 16, 2018
Various

This is a custom staged reading of Pride and Prejudice, based on Jane Austen's classic romantic novel.
Contact: 413.637.3353
www.web.ovationtix.com
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Tingle and Mingle
Litchfield Jazz Camp

December 15, 2018
6:30 PM

The evening stars Nicki Parrott and honors the founder and director, Vita Muir. There will be cocktails, concert, dinner, and dancing
Contact: 860.361.6285
www.eventbrite.com
Location: 421 Bantam Road Litchfield CT 06759

Holiday Farmers Market
Berkshire Grown

December 15, 2018
10 AM - 2 PM

There will be locally grown and produced foods and gifts, including fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meats, breads, yarn, and more, plus live music, lunch fare, and children’s activities.
Contact: 413.528.0041
www.berkshiregrown.org
Location: 313 Monument Valley Road Great Barrington MA 01230

The Nutcracker
Warner Theatre

December 15, 2018 - December 16, 2018
Various

What would the Holiday Season be without the classical Nutmeg Ballet? All dance roles will feature trainees of The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory, along with cameo roles performed by children from the Torrington School of Ballet.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Of A Winter's Night
PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

December 15, 2018
7 PM

Trischka, a Grammy nominated banjo master and International Bluegrass Music Association Banjo Player of the Year, puts a warm spin on this highly textural and diverse holiday music
Contact: 518.392.6121
www.ps21chatham.org
Location: 2980 NY-66 Chatham NY 12037

Italian Bags & Totes
J. Sietz & Co.

December 15, 2018
1 PM - 4 PM

The ever-fabulous Brandon Ferreira of GREY NEW YORK/GREY NEW ENGLAND will be showing his favorite pieces from this gorgeous collection of leather bags made by hand in Italy.
Contact: 860.868.0119
www.jseitz.com
Location: 9 East Shore Road New Preston CT 06777

Ghost-Writer
Aglet Theatre Company

December 15, 2018
Various

Novelist Franklin Woolsey dies mid-sentence, but his secretary Myra continues to take dictation. Attacked by skeptics, the press and Woolsey’s jealous widow, Myra sets out to prove she is more than just an artful forger.
Contact: 860.435.6928
www.aglettheatre.net
Location: 281 Taconic Road Taconic CT 06079

Ho Ho Holiday Concert
Sharon Playhouse

December 15, 2018
6:30 PM

Celebrate the season with a concert filled with many of your favorite holiday tunes. The concert will feature cast members from the 2018 season as well as chorus of the talented local kids.
Contact: 860.364.7469
www.sharonplayhouse.org
Location: 49 Amenia Road Route 343 Sharon CT 06069

Winter Songfest
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

December 15, 2018
8 PM

James Bagwell conducts this special holiday program featuring works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, including “Fantasia on Christmas Carols” and excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

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

Sublime Love: The life of Mexican Nun, Sor Juana Inéz de la Cruz
Crescendo

December 29, 2018
6 PM

The program features a selection of sacred and secular cantatas from the 1600s New World Colonies (Guatemalan, Peruvian and Mexican sources), featuring vocal compositions by Toma?s de Torrejo?n y Velasco and his contemporaries.
Contact: 860.435.4866
www.worldclassmusic.org
Location: 352 Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230

MOMIX
Warner Theatre

January 12, 2019 - January 13, 2019
Various

urning your world upside down! Momix is peering through the looking glass for a NEW work when the internationally acclaimed dancer-illusionist troupe performs on our Main Stage.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.tickets.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Holiday Farmers Market
Berkshire Grown

January 19, 2019
10 AM - 2 PM

The Holiday Farmers Market will be featuring locally grown and produced foods and gifts, including fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meats, breads, yarn, and more, plus live music, lunch fare, and children’s activities.
Contact: 413.528.0041
www.berkshiregrown.org
Location: 313 Monument Valley Road Great Barrington MA 01230

Winter Studio Festival of Playa
Shakespeare & Company

January 19, 2019 - January 20, 2019
Various

This year Shakespeare & Company is excited to share works that explore complex themes of immediate relevance, including immigration, adoption, addiction, and sexual abuse - and the ramification on individuals, families and communities. After each reading guests are invited to stay for a talkback and discussion with the artists.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Pilobolus
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

February 8, 2019 - February 9, 2019
Various

In this interactive show for young audiences, participants take a journey through nature, perceiving the sounds, shapes, colors, and movements of birds, water, trees, and the company’s namesake fungus, in new and unexpected ways
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Second Annual Hudson Jazz Festival
Hudson Hall

February 15, 2019 - February 17, 2019
Various

The Hudson Jazz Festival treats jazz aficionados and world music fans to a banquet of masterful artists playing music from around the globe.
Contact: 518.822.1438
www.hudsonhall.org
Location: 327 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

Winter Farmers Market
Berkshire Grown

February 16, 2019
10 AM - 2 PM

The Winter Farmers Market featuring locally grown and produced foods and gifts, including fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meats, breads, yarn, and more, plus live music, lunch fare, and children’s activities.
Contact: 413.528.0041
www.berkshiregrown.org
Location: 313 Monument Valley RdGreat Barrington MA 01230

Winter Farmers Market
Berkshire Grown

March 16, 2019
10 AM - 2 PM

The Winter Farmers Market will be featuring locally grown and produced foods and gifts, including fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meats, breads, yarn, and more, plus live music, lunch fare, and children’s activities.
Contact: 413.528.0041
www.berkshiregrown.org
Location: 313 Monument Valley RdGreat Barrington MA 01230

Punch Brothers
MASS MoCA

March 16, 2019
8 PM

With their dazzling 2018 Nonesuch Records release All Ashore, Punch Brothers firmly re-established themselves as the world’s most exciting progressive bluegrass band. Enjoy the chance to be able to see them in your own backyard!
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Indigo Girls
Warner Theatre

March 23, 2019
8 PM

Indigo Girls embarked on a bold new chapter in 2012, collaborating with a pair of orchestrators to prepare larger-than-life arrangements of their songs to perform with symphonies around the country. Enjoy the performance of this grammy winning duo.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.tickets.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

The Allman Betts Band
Warner Theatre

March 28, 2019
8 PM

After a successful year touring as The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts, the sons of Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts are joining forces to form The Allman Betts Band.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

The Mystical 16: the 1616 Settings of Psalm 116 & contemporary version
Crescendo

April 7, 2019
4 PM

The program will feature motets from this collection by three composers as well as earlier settings of Psalm 116: Gregorian Chant, and works by Benedictus Ducis and Orlando di Lasso.
Contact: 860.435.4866
www.worldclassmusic.org
Location: 319 Main Street Lakeville CT 06039

Winter Farmers Market
Berkshire Grown

April 20, 2019
10 AM - 2 PM

The Winter Farmers Market will be featuring locally grown and produced foods and gifts, including fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meats, breads, yarn, and more, plus live music, lunch fare, and children’s activities.
Contact: 413.528.0041
www.berkshiregrown.org
Location: 313 Monument Valley Road 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

A Weekend with Pema Chodron
Omega Institute

May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Various

Experience the wisdom and teachings of Pema Chödrön and learn practices to incorporate into your everyday life.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

The Four Agreements For A Better Life
Omega Institute

May 31, 2019 - June 2, 2019
Various

During this weekend retreat, discover how to apply this ancient Toltec wisdom in your everyday life and challenge fear-based beliefs that keep you from living the life you really want to live.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

The Mastery of Self - A Toltec Guide to Freedom
Omega Institute

June 2, 2019 - September 7, 2019
Various

Take the Toltec apprenticeship journey don Miguel Ruiz Jr. learned from his father, don Miguel Ruiz Sr., and his grandmother, Madre Sarita.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Renior: The Body, The Senses
Clark Art Institute

June 8, 2019 - September 22, 2019
Various

This daring exhibition is the first major exploration of Renoir’s unceasing interest in the human form, and it reconsiders Renoir as a constantly evolving artist whose style moved from Realism into luminous Impressionism, culminating in the modern classicism of his last decades.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Loving What Is - Byron Katie
Omega Institute

June 28, 2019 - June 30, 2019
Various

Discover The Work of Byron Katie, an astonishingly simple process that helps you identify and question the thoughts that cause all the suffering in the world.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Kashmir
Warnet Theatre

June 29, 2019
8 PM

Kashmir is the nation's #1 Led Zeppelin tribute and has been called the most authentic representation of Led Zeppelin on the modern national touring scene. Each each band member is excellent at assuming their individual role with pinpoint accuracy.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Radical Acceptance - Tara Branch
Omega Institute

July 26, 2019 - July 29, 2019
Various

Tara Brach shows you how to discover a sanctuary of wisdom and peace in your own awakened heart in this weekend meditation retreat.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Eli Young Band
Warner Theatre

August 30, 2019
8 PM

The Eli Young Band has always been unique true band of brothers who play their own instruments, write their own songs and cling fast to their Texas roots.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.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

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

Mark Seliger: Platinum Prints
KMR Arts

September 29, 2018 - December 29, 2018
Various

Mark Seliger is among the most sought after editorial, celebrity, and fashion photographers working today. The Platinum Print exhibition at KMR Arts highlights Seliger’s love of the photographic darkroom. The opening reception will be held on October 6, from 3 PM to 6 PM.
Contact: 860.868.7533
www.kmrarts.com
Location: 2 Titus Rd #1 Washington Depot CT 06794

Betty Parsons - Blue Sky Very High
Omi International Arts Center

October 20, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Various

Betty Parsons was the founder and driving force behind the Betty Parsons Gallery, which she opened in 1946, and which played a pivotal role in the history of modernism. This exhibit collects paintings and sculpture spanning over two decades of Betty Parsons’ career, which depict her ongoing investigation of landscape as explored through a range of approaches to abstraction.
Contact: 518.392.4747
www.artomi.org
Location: 1405 County Route 22 Ghent NY 12075

Susan Hennelly
Kent Memorial Library

November 1, 2018 - December 29, 2018
Various

Local artist Susan Hennelly will have her artwork on display in an exhibit titled "The Farm." The opening reception will be held on November 17 from 2 PM to 4 PM followed by a meeting with Susan.
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 32 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

Outspoken: Seven Women Photographers
Hotchkiss Termaine Art Gallery

November 2, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Various

Opening reception will be held on November 1 at 7 PM. The exhibit has traveled widely throughout New England and includes the work of photographers Nadine Boughton, Blake Fitch, Nancy Grace Horton, Marky Kauffmann, Tira Khan, Rania Matar and Emily Schiffer. Rania Matar recently received a Guggenheim.

Contact: 860.435.4423
www.hotchkiss.org
Location: 11 Interlaken Road, Lakeville CT 06039

Paintings
Jeffrey L. Neumann

November 2, 2018 - December 15, 2018
Various

Opening reception will be held Friday November 2 from 6 PM until 7:30 PM. This is Jeffrey Neumann's 10th solo exhibition.
Contact: 413.246.5776
www.neumannfineart.com
Location: 245 North Undermountain Road Sheffield MA 01257

Winter Exhibition 2018
Millerton Moviehouse

November 3, 2018 - February 6, 2019
Various

This exhibit will feature artists of the Hudson Valley. Artists include Audrey Francis, Robert Hite, Roxie Johnson, Norm Magnusson and Nadine Robbins.
Contact: 518.789.0022
www.themoviehouse.net
Location: 48 Main Street Millerton NY 12546

Landscapes: Capturing the View
Carrie Haddad Gallery

November 7, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Various

This exhibit will be honoring the tradition of landscape painting in the Hudson River Valley with a group exhibit of esteemed, local landscape artists.
Contact: 518.828.1915
www.carriehaddadgallery.com
Location: 622 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

Frank E. Schoonover: American Visions
Norman Rockwell Museum

November 10, 2018 - May 27, 2019
Various

Norman Rockwell Museum explores the art of adventure through the work of celebrated illustrator Frank E. Schoonover (1877–1972). With more than 80 original works.
Contact: 413.298.4100
www.nrm.org
Location: 9 Glendale Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Maine, Kennedy & Newman
Five Points Gallery

November 15, 2018 - December 22, 2018
Various

Stephen Maines' exhibit is titled New Paintings. Brigid Kennedys' exhibit is called The Morphology of Gratitude. Ethan Newmans' exhibit is called Undercurrents. The opening reception will be held on Friday November 16 from 6 PM to 9 PM. The artist talk will be held on December 7 at 6:30 PM.
Contact: 860.618.7222
www.fivepointsgallery.org
Location: 33 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Holiday Show & Sale
Five Points Gallery

November 27, 2018 - December 16, 2018
Various

The opening reception will be held on November 30 from 6 PM until 8:30 PM. The works on display and for sale include but are not limited to, sculptures, paintings, drawing and ceramics.
Contact: 860.618.7222
www.fivepointsgallery.org
Location: 33 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Lisa Breznak
Argazzi Art

December 1, 2018 - January 20, 2019
Various

Enjoy the new works by Lisa Breznak. The opening reception will be held on December 8 from 5 PM until 7 PM.
Contact: 860.435.8222
www.argazziart.com
Location: 22 Millerton Road Lakeville CT 06039

Thomas Gainsborough: Drawings at the Clark
Clark Art Institute

December 1, 2018 - March 17, 2019
Various

Thomas Gainsborough is widely recognized as one of the most fashionable portrait painters of the eighteenth century. This new installation provides an pportunity to study the artist’s landscape drawings, working methods and imaginative approach to representing nature.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

En Masse 2018
Thompson Giroux Gallery

December 1, 2018 - December 24, 2018
Various

The show includes many of the galleries longtime gallery artists as well as a handful of artists who have never shown there before.
Contact: 518.392.3336
www.thompsongirouxgallery.com
Location: 57 Main Street Chatham NY 12037

Peter Woytuk
Argazzi Art

December 8, 2018 - January 20, 2019
5 PM - 7 PM

Enjoy beautiful sculptures by Peter Woytuk. Opening reception will be held on December 8 from 5 PM to 7 PM.
Contact: 860.435.8222
www.argazziart.com
Location: 22 Millerton Road Lakeville CT 06039

We'll Get There
Standard Space

December 14, 2018 - January 13, 2019
Various

The exhibition consists of drawings made by Shantell Martin in San Francisco while on a road trip in 2017. Accompanying her drawings are photographs by Theo Coulombe documenting her site-specific murals made during the trip, as well as video captured by, actress and director Laksmi Hedemark. The opening reception will be held on December 15 from 5:30 PM until 8:00 PM.
Contact: 917.627.3261
www.standardspace.net
Location: 147 Main Street Sharon CT 06069

Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape
Clark Art Insitute

December 15, 2018 - March 10, 2019
Various

This exhibit explores the significance of human figures and the built environment in the landscape, as well as the personal significance of specific places to each artist.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

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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