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Dani Shapiro - Inheritance
White Hart Speaker Series

March 19, 2019
6 PM - 7 PM

Inheritance is a new memoir written by Dani Shapiro about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the staggering discovery she recently made about her father, and her struggle to piece together the hidden story of her own life.
Contact: 860.435.0030
www.whitehartinn.com
Location: 15 Under Mountain Road Salisbury CT 06068

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

Reckless Kelly
Infinity Music Hall & Bistro

March 23, 2019
8 PM

Led by brothers Willy and Cody Braun this alternative country-rcok outfit Reckless Kelly is known for the integrity of their musical approach, the hard-core energy of their live shows and the fierce loyalty of their fans.
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

Meet Alfred and Fred - Cocktails and Theater
The Town Hall Players

March 23, 2019
6 PM - 9:30 PM

Join for cocktails and a fun Radio play based on Hitchcock's films. Performed by The Cornwall Town Hall Players with the special participation of Fred Newman, "Prairie Home Companion" sound effects wizard.
Contact: Visit Website
www.eventbrite.com
Location: 60 Furnace Brook Road Cornwall CT 06754

Troika A La Russe
Close Encounters with Music

March 23, 2019
6 PM

Ukrainian-born pianist Inna Faliks and Yehuda Hanani present a program rich in Russian lore, Slavic emotionalism, Soviet-era sarcasm, and dazzling virtuosity: the cello/piano sonatas by Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Scriabin’s Sonata No. 5, which pianist Sviatoslav Richter considered the most difficult piece in the entire piano repertory.
Contact: 800.843.0778
www.cewm.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Baskerville
Warner Theatre

March 23, 2019 - March 31, 2019
Various

Watch as our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, disguises, and deceit as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.tickets.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Opinionated Women in the Land of Steady Habits
Hickory Stick Bookshop

March 23, 2019
3 PM

Join for a discussion and signing with Tracey O’Shaughnessy, Carrie MacMillan and Jacqueline Smith all of whom are contributors to the new book.
Contact: 860.868.0525
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Location: 1201 2 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06793

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

High Mud Festival
MASS MoCA

March 29, 2019 - March 30, 2019
Various

MASS MoCA will be hosting their annual High Mud comedy festival. This year Judah Friedlander, from 30 Rock and Wet Hot American Summer will be a guest as well as Michelle Buteau, from Key & Peele.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.tickets.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

David Archuleta
Infinity Music Hall & Bistro

March 29, 2019
8 PM

Singer- songwriter David Archuleta has been wooing crowds for the better half of a decade, has had multiple hit Singles, and is now out touring the globe full time.
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

Ian Spencer Bell: Duet
Bard College at Simon's Rock

March 29, 2019
7 PM

Dancer, choreographer, and poet Ian Spencer Bell explores “autobiography, written in bodies.”
Contact: 413.644.4400
www.simons-rock.edu
Location: 84 Alford Road Great Barrington MA 01230

Bach's Birthday Dinner Party
Berkshire Bach Society

March 30, 2019
6 PM

Join Juilliard Pre-College Division students playing music by Bach.
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.berkshirebach.org
Location: 15 Under Mountain Road Salisbury CT 06068

Karen Bussolini
Kent Memorial Library

March 30, 2019
2 PM

Karen Bussolini’s topic “Eco-Friendly Garden Coach Problem-Solving Brainstorm” is a talk full of insight, practical advice and gorgeous photographs.
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 41 Kent Green Boulevard Kent CT 06757

An Evening with Steve Ross & Friends
Hudson Hall

March 30, 2019
7 PM

International cabaret and concert performer Steve Ross brings his sophisticated touch and delicious sense of humor to Hudson Hall in a celebration of the Great American Songbook.
Contact: 518.822.1438
www.hudsonhall.org
Location: 327 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

Pilobolus
Warner Theatre

March 30, 2019
Various

Pilobolus will perform an electrifying mix of humor, intelligence, physical invention, and raw athleticism.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Wagner's Die Walkure
Warner Theatre

March 30, 2019
12PM

A 45-minute complimentary pre-opera lecture by Dr. Marguerite Mulleé will be offered in the Studio Lobby at 10 am. In what is expected to be a Wagnerian event for the ages, soprano Christine Goerke plays Brünnhilde, Wotan’s willful warrior daughter, who loses her immortality in opera’s most famous act of filial defiance.
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

Booksigning with Marie Bostwick
Hickory Stick Bookshop

March 30, 2019
2 PM

Marie has published her newest novel - Hope on the Inside. You may preorder the book online allowing you to get a signed copy as well as a special party favor from Marie!
Contact: 860.868.0525
www.hickorystickbookshop.com
Location: 1201 2 Green Hill Road Washington Depot CT 06793

JD Souther
Infinity Music Hall & Bistro

March 31, 2019
7:30 PM

Singer-songwriter JD Souther has spent the last several decades, writing, recording, and producing music for himself and major artists like Linda Rondstadt and The Eagles. He is now coming to the Norfolk stage and is sure to put on a memorable performance.
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

Finding Design - Landscape Architecture and the Creative Process
The Garden Conservancy

March 31, 2019
11 AM

Susan Cohen reveals the specific—and often unexpected—design inspirations of landscape architects now working around the world, tracing each project from the initial spark of creativity through stunning completion.
Contact: 845.424.6500
www.gardenconservancy.org
Location: 2801 Sharon Turnpike/Route 44 Millbrook NY 12545

Thomas Cathcart & Daniel Klein
White Hart Speaker Series

April 4, 2019
6 PM

Join for a hilarious exploration of philosophy through cartoons from the duo who brought you the New York Times bestselling Plato and a Platypus Walk Into A Bar.
Contact: 860.435.0030
www.whitehartinn.com
Location: 15 Under Mountain Road Salisbury CT 06068

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

Spring Supper
Berkshire Grown

April 8, 2019
6 PM

This year's Spring Supper features the talents of Host Chef Alex Hammond from the Mezze Restaurant Group, Chef Jim Lowe from the Country Club of Pittsfield, Chef Daire Rooney from Morgan's at the Interlaken Inn, Chef Peter Platt from The Old Inn on the Green, and Chocolatier Doria Polinger from H.R. Zeppelin Fine Handmade Chocolates.
Contact: 413.528.0041
www.berkshiregrown.org
Location: 314 Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Annual Spring Poetry Reading & Dinner
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon

April 13, 2019
5 PM

Celebrate national poetry month by attending the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon's Annual Spring Poetry Dinner with this year's poet, Simon Armitage.
Contact: 860.364.5041
www.hotchkisslibrary.org
Location: 10 Upper Main Street Sharon CT 06069

Sammus
MASS MoCA

April 13, 2019
8 PM

Sammus combines an explosive stage presence with head-spinning verbal pyrotechnics and an omnivorous curiosity.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

2nd Annual Reading Jubilee
Hotchkiss Library of Sharon

April 13, 2019
10 AM - 4 PM

Stop by the Hotchkiss Library for as little as twenty minutes or as long as an hour or two, to hear members of over 15 Sharon organizations and town offices read excerpts from their favorite poetry, stories, and books!
Contact: 860.364.5041
www.hotchkisslibrary.org
Location: 10 Upper Main Street Sharon CT 06069

Ephrat Asherie Odeon
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019
Various

Led by The Boston Globe’s “bona fide b-girl,” Ephrat Asherie Dance makes its Fisher Center debut with Odeon, a high-energy, hybrid hip-hop work set to and inspired by the music of early 20th-century Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, played live.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Chick Corea Trio
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

April 14, 2019
7 PM

The 22-time Grammy-winning pianist’s newest trio features a stellar rhythm tandem: bassist John Patitucci and drummer Brian Blade.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Marry Norris - Greek to Me: Adventures of The Comma Queen
White Hart Speaker Series

April 17, 2019
6 PM - 7 PM

In the book Greek to Me, Mary delivers another wise and funny paean to the art of self-expression, this time filtered through her greatest passion: all things Greek.
Contact: 860.435.0030
www.whitehartinn.com
Location: 15 Under Mountain Road Salisbury CT 06068

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

Miski with Jay Som
MASS MoCA

April 20, 2019
8 PM

Miski promises a night of twisted pop and intoxicating melodies as her sophomore album continues to rack up the “Best Of” accolades.
Contact: 413.66.2111
www.tickets.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

Hamlet
Shakespeare & Company

April 22, 2019
7 PM

Join Shakespeare & Company for Bard's birthday celebration, with a powerful 90-minute performance of HAMLET by the Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare. The performance will be followed by a reception with the artists and birthday cake!
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Crystal Bowersox
Infinity Music Hall & Bistro

April 26, 2019
8 PM

Crystal’s voice and her soothing bluesy tones are one of a kind. Her emotive folk-rock-country style has been catapulted from the cramped coffeehouses and cavernous subway tunnels of Chicago to millions of homes across America.
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

Eugene Drucker
Berkshire Bach Society

April 27, 2019
5 PM

Enjoy Bach sonatas and partitas including the Chaconne, and a Hindemith sonata.
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.berkshirebach.org
Location: 251 Main Street Great Barrington MA 01230

24-Hour Drone: Experiments in Sound and Music
Basilica Hudson

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019

Join to escape the tight hands of time in a long-form, endurance homage to sound. An all-encompassing, immersive event, 24-HOUR DRONE features musicians and sound artists experimenting with sustained tones, creating a full twenty-four hours of unbroken sound.
Contact: 518.822.1050
www.basilicahudson.org
Location: 110 S Front Street Hudson NY 12534

Red Molly with Marc Douglas Berardo
Infinity Music Hall & Bistro

April 27, 2019
8 PM

Americana powerhouse vocal trio Red Molly is known for their gorgeous harmonies, crisp musicianship, infectious songwriting, and warm, engaging stage presence. Laurie MacAllister, Abbie Gardner and Molly Venter weave together the threads of American music—from folk roots to bluegrass, from heartbreaking ballads to barn-burning honky tonk.
Contact: 860.542.5531
www.infinityhall.com
Location: 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk CT 06058

24-Hour Drone: Experiments in Sound & Music
Hudson Hall

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019
12 PM - 12 PM

With highlights including Indian classical sitar maestro Ustad Shafaat Khan and former Dirty Projectors multi-instrumentalist Deradoorian, 2019’s 24-HOUR DRONE will span genres and continents in its celebration of one of the most ancient traditions in music.
Contact: 518.822.1438
www.hudsonhall.org
Location: 327 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

An Evening of Songs & Stories with Steve Katz
Warner Theatre

April 28, 2019
8 PM

Steve Katz is a guitarist, songwriter and record producer, a founding member of legendary bands Blood, Sweat & Tears and The Blues Project. Opening the show are national recording artists Lucinda and Michael!
Contact: 860.489.7180
www.warnertheatre.org
Location: 68 Main Street Torrington CT 06790

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

Spring Spirits
Litchfield Distillery

May 4, 2019
7 PM - 10 PM

This event will have an auction hosted by NPR's John Dankosky. Enjoy signature cocktails by Litchfield Distillery, hors d'oeuvres and small plates of food from Ciesco Catering. there will also be live jazz.
Contact: 860.361.6503
www.eventbrite.com
Location: 569 Bantam Road Litchfield CT 06759

Craig Ferguson - Riding the Elephant
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

May 8, 2019
7:30 PM

Comedian, actor, and former host of The Late Late Show, Craig Ferguson discusses his new irreverent memoir Riding the Elephant: A Memoir of Altercations, Humiliations, Hallucinations, and Observations.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Wisdom Healing Qigong
Omega Institute

May 12, 2019 - May 17, 2019
Various

Experience the power of Wisdom Healing Qigong in this 5-day retreat with Mingtong Gu.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

The Naumburg Trio
Tannery Pond Concerts

May 15, 2019
8 PM

The Naumburg Trio takes its name from the Naumburg Competition, one of the oldest and most prestigious music competitions in the world, each member of the trio are all Naumburg winners.
Contact: 518.251.2505 ext. 128
www.tannery-pond-concerts.myshopify.com
Location: 228 Main Street North Creek NY 12853

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

David Finckel & Wu Han
Tannery Pond Concerts

May 18, 2019
3 PM

The energy, imagination and integrity David and Wu bring to their multifaceted endeavors as concert performers, artistic directors, recording artists, educators and cultural entrepreneurs go unmatched.
Contact: 518.251.2505 ext. 128
www.tannery-pond-concerts.myshopify.com
Location: 228 Main Street North Creek NY 12853

Harmonizing Masculine & Feminine Energies for Health & Happiness
Omega Institute

May 24, 2019 - May 27, 2019
Various

Part of the Super QI Summit, study with modern qigong masters in the Super Qi Summit, featuring Robert Peng, Lorelei Chang, Ken Cohen, and more.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.email.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Annie Lennox:
MASS MoCA

May 25, 2019
5:30 PM

The exhibition — part material diary, part art installation, and utterly human — is accompanied by a printed “field guide” in which Lennox annotates many of the objects on display, identifying the objects and adding recollections, personal stories, and provenance.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

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

You Are Enough - Panache Desai
Omega Institute

June 7, 2019 - June 9, 2019
Various

In this weekend long event have the opportunity to use the divine power of grace to shift you into living in peace, joy, and love with Panache Desai.
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

Lady Moon and the Eclipse
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

June 29, 2019
8:30 PM

Lady Moon & The Eclipse is a multicultural music collective making their Spiegeltent debut, setting the season off with lush style and soul.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Ida O'Keefee - Escaping Georgia's Shadow
Clark Art Institute

July 4, 2019 - July 10, 2019
Various

This show brings together thirty-five paintings, prints, and photographs exploring the artist’s mastery of color and composition as well as her complex relationship with her well-known sister Georgia O’Keeffe.
Contact: 413.458.2303
www.clarkart.edu
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown MA 01267

Meow Meow
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

July 5, 2019
8:30 PM

Post-postmodern diva Meow Meow’s unique brand of kamikaze cabaret kitsch and performance art exotica has amazed and delighted audiences worldwide. The spectacular crowd-surfing queen of song returns.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Stephen Hough
Tannery Pond Concerts

July 6, 2019
8 PM

This year Stephen Hough has been named at Commander of the British Empire in the New Year's Honours List. He has won the Gold Disc Award and his recording of of Saint-Saens' complete works for piano and orchestra topped the vote as the best recording of the past 30 years. Come enjoy this show and see all that he has to offer.
Contact: 518.251.2505 ext. 128
www.tannery-pond-concerts.myshopify.com
Location: 228 Main Street North Creek NY 12853

The Taming of the Shrew
Shakespeare & Company

July 9, 2019 - August 17, 2019
Various

Smart, passionate, and mad as hell, Kate wants nothing to do with marriage or men. But in Padua, marriage and money are the name of the game, and Kate’s younger sister Bianca is the ultimate prize...see the play to find out what happens next!
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.web.ovationtix.com
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Acquanetta
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 11, 2019 - July 21, 2019
Various

Acquanetta combines theater, opera, and film to explore the world of a real-life B-movie star with a mysterious past. A vivid cast of characters reveal their inner longings and emotional shadows in a haunting meditation on identity, transformation, stereotypes, and typecasting, set in the heyday of Hollywood glamour.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.tickets.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Lisa Fischer
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 12, 2019
8:30 PM

This recital evening highlights Fischer’s treasured vocal talents, as an inventive and heartfelt interpreter of rock and soul infused with African, Middle Eastern, and Caribbean rhythms.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Rites of Passage - A Women's Retreat
Omega Institute

July 14, 2019 - July 19, 2019
Various

Reclaim the lessons, blessings, and gifts of being a woman with spiritual guide Iyanla Vanzant and a community of deeply supportive women, and learn to move forward in life with grace and ease.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Qigong Empowerments
Omega Institute

July 14, 2019 - July 19, 2019
Various

Part of the Super QI Summit. Transform your internal energy and improve your quality of life with qigong master Robert Peng.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Nona Hendryx and Mamafunk
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 19, 2019
8:30 PM

Revolutionary new-wave goddess Nona Hendryx returns with her band Mamafunk
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Patti LuPane: Don't Monkey with Broadway
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

July 20, 2019
8 PM

Patti LuPone explores, through interpretations of classic Broadway show tunes by the likes of Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jule Styne, Stephen Schwartz, Charles Strouse, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.mahaiwe.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Don't Monkey with Broadway
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

July 20, 2019
8 PM

two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone explores, through indelible interpretations of classic Broadway show tunes by the likes of Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jule Styne, Stephen Schwartz and more.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.themahaiwe.secure.force.com
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Spiegeltent Follies
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

July 20, 2019
8:30 PM - 12:30 AM

Spiegeltent Follies fuses together the glamour of a night at the opera with the risqué magic of burlesque circus. Dazzling performances, followed by a live DJ, promise an unforgettable experience.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

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

The Hot Sardines
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

July 26, 2019
8:30

Get ready to dance as the ever-pleasing ensemble channels New York speakeasies, Parisian cabarets, and New Orleans jazz halls.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Fab Faux
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

August 2, 2019
8 PM

With a commitment to the accurate reproduction of The Beatles' repertoire, The Fab Faux treat the seminal music with unwavering respect. This will be a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.themahaiwe.secure.force.com
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Sweet Honey in the Rock
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

August 3, 2019
8 PM

Kinetic, cultured and connected, this internationally renowned Grammy-nominated female a cappella vocal quartet has a history of over four decades of distinguished service.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.themahaiwe.secure.force.com
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Transformative Practices for Cultivating Health & Vitality
Omega Institute

August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019
Various

Part of the QI Super Summit. Learn to transcend life's obstacles and be healthier with Robert Peng, Jon Gabriel, and Stig Severinsen.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Savion Glover with OUT’KNiGHTz
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

August 11, 2019
7 PM

Tony Award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover will present a new show created in collaboration with the percussion group OUT’KNiGHTz.
Contact: 413.644.9040
www.themahaiwe.secure.force.com
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

Become a Qigong Healer
Omega Institute

August 16, 2019 - August 30, 2019
Various

Part of the QI Summit. Learn to conduct a full qigong healing session for yourself and others in this training with Robert Peng.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

Don Pasquale
Berkshire Opera Festival

August 27, 2019 - August 30, 2019
7:30 PM

In this play Don Pasquale decides to marry a much younger wife and produce an heir to spite his nephew, Ernesto, who insists on marrying for love rather than for money.
Contact: 413.528.0100
www.berkshireoperafestival.org
Location: 14 Castle Street Great Barrington MA 01230

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

Field of Abundance - Preethaji
Omega Institute

September 4, 2019 - September 8, 2019
Weekend Event

Join philosopher-sage Preethaji as she leads this deeply transformative gathering to explore spiritual solutions to our daily challenges. Field of Abundance is a powerful immersion in consciousness. On this unforgettable journey, you gain insights into key aspects of your life, including partner relationships, parenting, wealth, and leadership.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

The Answer is You
Omega Institute

September 6, 2019 - September 8, 2019
Weekend Event

Address your deepest life questions using the Life Visioning Process with Agape spiritual director Michael Bernard Beckwith.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

FreshGrass Festival
MASS MoCA

September 20, 2019 - September 22, 2019
Various

Mark your calendars for the annual FreshGrass Music Festival, filled with bluegrass and bliss.
Contact: 413.662.2111
www.tickets.massmoca.org
Location: 1040 Mass MoCA Way North Adams MA 01247

ONGOING EVENTS
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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

Sound the Trumpet!
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

February 1, 2019 - April 30, 2019
Various

This event is on going as you will be able to see three of today’s top trumpet players lead a three-part series exploring how the instrument influenced hip-hop, reggae, merengue, and beyond.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.tickets.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

BerkshireNow: Pat Hogan
Berkshire Museum

February 1, 2019 - April 28, 2019
Various

Great Barrington-based artist Pat Hogan’s first solo show at the Berkshire Museum manifests chaos and order – things lost and found. The fourteen works on display, primarily in acrylic and mixed media, demonstrate a mastery of texture, color, and collage.
Contact: 413.443.7171
www.berkshiremuseum.org
Location: 39 South Street (Route 7) Pittsfield MA 01201

Objects and Their Stories: Oral Histories from the NAACP
Berkshire Muesum

February 1, 2019 - May 5, 2019
Various

Explore the history of African Americans in the Berkshires through compelling, contemporary stories from today as recorded by leaders from the local African-American community and the NAACP Berkshire chapter.
Contact: 413.443.7171
www.berkshiremuseum.org
Location: 39 South Street (Route 7) Pittsfield MA 01201

Jean Pierre Sudre: Alchemy of Matter
KMR Arts

February 9, 2019 - April 13, 2019
Various

The exhibition will consist of Jean Pierre Sudre’s masterful photographs and combine the artist’s lifelong love of nature with the possibilities of photography. These photographs explore the spiritual world while highlighting the infinite patterns and possibilities found within nature.The opening reception will be held on Februrary 9 from 3 PM to 6 PM.
Contact: 860.868.7533
www.kmrarts.com
Location: 2 Titus Road Washington Depot CT 06794

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

The Art of Wit and Rube Goldberg
Norman Rockwell Museum

March 2, 2019 - June 9, 2019
Various

The exhibition will offer a revealing look at Goldberg’s creativity through original comic strips from the 1930s, where the artist created his complicated machines, as well as later political cartoons and instructional materials from the Famous Artists School, which are now part of the permanent collection of Norman Rockwell Museum
Contact: 413.298.4100
www.nrm.org
Location: 9 Glendale Road Stockbridge MA 01262

Now and Then
The Cornwall Library

March 3, 2019 - April 13, 2019
Various

Artist Don Bracken will showcasing his work at the Cornwall Library. The show represents some of his personal favorite pieces created in the 21st Century. The opening reception will be held on March 3 at 3 PM and his discussion will be at 3:30 PM.
Contact: 860.672.6874
www.cornwalllibrary.org
Location: 30 Pine Street Cornwall CT 06753

Contemporary Artists
Carrie Haddad Gallery

March 6, 2019 - April 21, 2019
Various

Enjoy the works of Andrea Moreau, Brigit Blyth, Donise English, Jenny Nelson, Laura Von Rosk and Nancy Rutter. The opening reception will be held on March 9th from 5 PM to 7 PM.
Contact: 518.828.1915
www.carriehaddadgallery.com
Location: 622 Warrent Street Hudson NY 12534

Karen Chase
Kent Memorial Library

March 6, 2019 - April 30, 2019
Various

Mrs. Chase is an award-winning photographer, writer, poet and retired photojournalist whose articles and photographs have appeared in the Kent Good Times Dispatch, the Litchfield County Times, the LCT and Passport Magazines and the on-line newspaper KentTribune.com. She will be exhibiting her work in a show titled, A Collection of Stuff: Photographs Ranging from Insects to Ireland and a Lot of Stuff in Between,
Contact: 860.927.3761
www.kentmemoriallibrary.org
Location: 32 North Main Street Kent CT 06757

Mirror Room
Standard Space

March 8, 2019 - April 7, 2019

Artist, Naomi Reis. A collection of mixed-media paintings and colored-pencil drawings of spontaneous moments captured on her smartphone, reconfigured to create a deliberate and subjective sense of place and identity.
Opening reception, Saturday, March 9th, 5:30–8 p.m.
Contact: 917.627.3261
www.standardspace.net
Location: 147 Main Street Sharon CT 06069

Spring Thaw: Paintings and Pottery
David M. Hunt Library

March 9, 2019 - April 13, 2019
Various

The exhibit will feature the work of artist Kathy Wismar and include her distinctive bold and color-laden abstract paintings as well as groupings of hand-built and wheel thrown pottery. The opening reception will be held on March 9 from 4 PM to 6 PM and the salon talk will be held March 16 at 3 PM.
Contact: 860.824.7424
www.huntlibrary.org
Location: 63 Main Street Falls Village CT 06031

The Waverly Gallery
Shakespeare & Company

March 23, 2019 - July 14, 2019
Various

Once a vibrant lawyer, Greenwich Village activist and family matriarch, Gladys Green has run a charming boutique art gallery on Waverly Place for decades, but now stands to lose its tenancy, as her world shrinks through loss of memory and hearing.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.web.ovationtix.com
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Making Time - The Work Ernest Shaw
Millerton Moviehouse

March 23, 2019 - June 25, 2019
Various

Ernest Shaw is represented in nearly 50 museums, university and public collections, and hundreds of private collections nationwide and we are thrilled to be presenting pieces from his most recent body of photographic work this Spring.
Contact: 518.789.0022
www.themoviehouse.net
Location: 48 Main Street Millerton NY 12546

Unstructured Structures
Hotchkiss School

March 26, 2019 - May 5, 2019
Various

The Unstructured Structures exhibit features he art of Mark Wilson. A reception for Mark will be held on March 30 from 4 PM to 6 PM. The artist talk will be held at the gallery and take place on April 4 at 7 PM.
Contact: 860.435.4423
www.hotchkiss.org
Location: 11 Interlaken Road Lakeville CT 06039

A View from the Bridge
The Ghent Playhouse

March 29, 2019 - April 13, 2019
Various

This is a classic tragedy of life, love, and loss. When an American working class family learns of the destitution of their immigrant cousins, they decide to take in two who have been smuggled into the country.
Contact: 518.392.6264
www.ghentplayhouse.org
Location: 6 Town Hall Place Ghent NY 12075

Charlotte Frieze: Atlantic High
KMR Arts

March 30, 2019 - April 25, 2019
Various

Atlantic High is Charlotte Frieze's first solo exhibition will be held at KMR Arts. These watercolor paintings were made over an extended period of time at various Atlantic Ocean locations from Little Compton, Rhode Island to Bahia, Brazil.
Contact: 860.868.7533
www.kmrarts.com
Location: 2 Titus Road Washington Depot CT 06794

Verdi's Requiem
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard

April 6, 2019 - April 7, 2019
Various

Bard’s musical forces join The Orchestra Now for a glorious performance of one of Verdi’s true masterpieces.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Hold These Truths
Barrington Stage Company

May 22, 2019 - July 8, 2019
Various

Unsung American hero Gordon Hirabayashi fought passionately for the Constitution against an unexpected adversary: his own country.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Don Juan the Libertine
The Ghent Playhouse

May 24, 2019 - June 9, 2019
Various

This play is an ageless comedy based on Dom Juan or Le Festin de Pierre by Molière (1665) and has been newly translated by Daniel Hoyt Daniels, and directed by Barbara Leavel Smith.
Contact: 518.392.6264
www.ghentplayhouse.org
Location: 6 Town Hall Place Ghent NY 12075

America V. 2.1 - The Sad Demise & Eventual Extinction of the American Negro
Barrington Stage Company

June 14, 2019 - June 30, 2019
Various

This play is a day in the life of a troupe of Black actors who are charged with re-enacting the revised history of the once-thriving American Negro. It quickly becomes a day of reckoning.

www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Into The Woods
Barrington Stage Company

June 19, 2019 - July 13, 2019
Various

A childless baker and his wife endeavor to lift their family curse by journeying into the woods, where they encounter Rapunzel and her mother, Cinderella, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Little Red Riding Hood and other classic fairy tale characters. Their stories become entangled in unexpected ways –
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Twelfth Night
Shakespeare & Company

July 2, 2019 - August 4, 2019
Various

Gasping on the shores of Illyria after a shipwreck which cast her brother into the raging sea, Viola finds solace disguised as a boy in the service of Duke Orsino, for whom she falls hard. Orsino is smitten with the idea of love in the person of Lady Olivia, who has recently lost her own brother and couldn't be more underwhelmed by his affections. Enjoy this great theatrical production.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Time Flies and Other Comedies
Barrington Stage Company

July 5, 2019 - July 27, 2019
Various

Join the hilarious world of America’s foremost comedic playwright and an evening filled with some of the funniest short plays ever written.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

The Children
Shakespeare & Company

July 18, 2019 - August 18, 2019
Various

Independent Two retired physicists have taken shelter in a borrowed cottage on the English coast coping with the aftermath of a nuclear power plant accident after a devastating tsunami.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.web.ovationtix.com
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Gertrude and Claudius
Barrington Stage Company

July 18, 2019 - August 3, 2019
Various

This is a new play coming to Barrington Stage Company! Passion. Deception. Power. A love story for the ages based on a book by John Updike.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Korngold and Poetry of Ciema
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

July 25, 2019 - August 18, 2019
Various

The 2019 SummerScape film series explores the history and development of ambitious Hollywood film scores, highlighting the rich orchestral music Erich Wolfgang Korngold wrote for studio films in the 1930s and ’40s.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.tickets.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

Erich Wolfgang Korngold's The Miracle of Heliane
Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

July 26, 2019 - August 4, 2019
Various

The Miracle of Heliane features a complicated, erotic triangle between a ruthless despot, The Ruler; his beautiful and neglected wife, Heliane; and a young, messianic Stranger.
Contact: 845.758.7900
www.tickets.fishercenter.bard.edu
Location: 60 Manor Avenue Annandale-On-Hudson NY 12504

If I Forget
Barrington Stage Company

August 1, 2019 - September 1, 2019
Various

Three siblings reunite to celebrate their father’s 75th birthday. As long-held secrets and resentments bubble to the surface, they negotiate — with biting humor and razor-sharp insight — how much of the past they’re willing to sacrifice for a chance at a new beginning.
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

The Merry Wives of Windsor
Shakespeare & Company

August 8, 2019 - September 1, 2019
Various

Sir John Falstaff vastly underestimates the Merry Wives in the town of Windsor as he hatches a frothy scheme to drain their bank accounts and drive their husbands insane with jealous.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.web.ovationtix.com
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Falls Springs
Barrington Stage Company

August 9, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Various

Boulders, buildings, and the occasional bartender are being swallowed into the ground due to fracking. And that’s only the beginning! Come see the show to see what happens next!
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

Topdog/Underdog
Shakespeare & Company

August 13, 2019 - September 8, 2019
Various

Two brothers, Lincoln and Booth, locked in a battle of wits as quick as their game of Three Card Monte, struggle to come to terms with their identity and what history has handed them, even their names. Suzan Lori-Parks explores the deepest of connections, and what it means to be a family of man.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.shakespeare.org
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

Time Stands Still
Shakespeare & Company

September 13, 2019 - October 13, 2019
Various

There are exact times when the pursuit of what is important clashes with the consequences of one's choices. Sarah Goodwin, a photo journalist recovering from the blast of a road side bomb overseas, must decide between her life's work of revealing unsettling truths about the world, and domestic comfort.
Contact: 413.637.1199
www.web.ovationtix.com
Location: 70 Kemble Street Lenox MA 01240

5-Day Retreat With Eckart Tolle & Kim Eng
Omega Institute

September 15, 2019 - September 20, 2019
Various

During multiple teaching sessions, Eckhart guides you to access the formless dimension within yourself, where you find a deeper state of awareness and consciousness.
Contact: 845.266.4444
www.eomega.org
Location: 150 Lake Drive Rhinebeck NY 12572

American Underground
Barrington Stage Company

October 2, 2019 - October 20, 2019
Various

This play is a mixture of past, present and future. An interracial couple enjoys a visit from their college-aged son when a young Muslim woman arrives at their back door looking for safe passage via a new Underground Railroad
Contact: 413.236.8888
www.barringtonstageco.org
Location: 30 Union Street Pittsfield MA 01201

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