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BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, Mar 4-10, 2015

Art Spiegelman to Present 'Wordless!' at Williams College

Berkshire Museum Opens New Gallery Showcasing Berkshire Artists

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BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, Mar 4-10, 2015

Lucinda Childs

CHOREOGRAPHER LUCINDA CHILDS REVISITS ‘AVAILABLE LIGHT’ at MASS MoCA (NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Lucinda Childs, one of the most celebrated choreographers of the modern era, revives Available Light, her seminal 1983 collaboration with composer John Adams and architect Frank Gehry, with three intimate, work-in-progress showings in the Hunter Center at MASS MoCA on Friday, March…

Art Spiegelman to Present ‘Wordless!’ at Williams College

Wordless poster logo

(WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.)  – Pulitzer Prize-winning author Art Spiegelman will present WORDLESS!, an “intellectual vaudeville show” created in collaboration with composer Phillip Johnston, at the ’62 Center at Williams College on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at 7:30pm. WORDLESS! is a stage-show hybrid incorporating slides, a talk, and a musical performance. The performance looks at the history…

Berkshire Museum Opens New Gallery Showcasing Berkshire Artists

Empty Set Projects

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – BerkshireNow, a new gallery at Berkshire Museum devoted to showcasing the work of artists living in the Berkshires, will be open free to the public during Pittsfield’s First Friday Artswalk on Friday, March 6, 2015. The inaugural BerkshireNow exhibition, curated by Maria Mingalone, features Pittsfield-based artists Michael McKay, Monika Pizzichemi, and Marcel…

Choreographer Lucinda Childs Revisits ‘Available Light’ at MASS MoCA

Lucinda Childs

(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Lucinda Childs, one of the most celebrated choreographers of the modern era, revives Available Light, her seminal 1983 collaboration with composer John Adams and architect Frank Gehry, with three intimate, work-in-progress showings in the Hunter Center at MASS MoCA on Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 8 pm,…

HudsonValleyWeekend Cultural Preview, March 6-8, 2015

Sabina Sciubba of Brazilian Girls

BRAZILIAN GIRLS BRING MULTILINGUAL DANCE-ROCK to HELSINKI HUDSON (HUDSON, N.Y.) – They are neither Brazilian nor all girls, but Grammy Award-nominated Brazilian Girls bring their singular, sophisticated, and catchy fusion of electronic dance music and world-beat styles to Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, March 7, at 9pm. The ensemble – three guys and one fabulous…

Brazilian Girls Bring Multilingual Dance-Rock to Helsinki Hudson

Brazilian Girls

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – They are neither Brazilian nor all girls, but Grammy Award-nominated Brazilian Girls bring their singular, sophisticated, and catchy fusion of electronic dance music and world-beat styles to Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, March 7, at 9pm. The ensemble – three guys and one fabulous frontwoman, vocalist Sabina Sciubba – has recorded with…

American Symphony to Perform Haydn’s ‘Creation’ at Bard

'Creation of Adam in the Paradise' by Jan Breughel the Younger

(ANNANDALE-on-HUDSON, N.Y.) – Members of the American Symphony Orchestra, Bard College Conservatory Orchestra, Bard Festival Chorale, Bard Chamber Singers, Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program, and Longy Chorale will perform Joseph Haydn’s oratorio “The Creation” in the Fisher Center at Bard College on Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, at 8 p.m. There will be…

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, February 25-28, 2015

Momenta Quartet (photo John Gurrin)

STORYBOARD P BRINGS BROOKLYN ‘STREET DANCE’ to MASS MoCA (NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Storyboard P and his troupe, the Warriorz, bring their stylized street dance to Club B-10 at MASS MoCA on Saturday, February 28, at 8pm. Storyboard P has been called “the Basquiat of street dance,” and “a man whose dancing seems to belong…

IAP Features Solo Exhibition of Works by Shona Macdonald

Shona Macdonald - Sky on Ground #4 - 25 x 36 - Casein on canvas - 2014

(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) — Uncanny Valley, a show of innovative works on paper and paintings by New England-based artist Shona Macdonald, opens at Independent Art Projects on Saturday, February 28, 2015, with a reception from 3 to 5pm. The exhibition, presented by CYNTHIA-REEVES, runs through March 29. Uncanny Valley is a new series developed from…

George Thorogood Brings Boogie-Rock to the Colonial

George Thorogood

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – George Thorogood & The Destroyers bring their singular style of boogie-blues to the Colonial Theatre on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 7:30pm. Legendary Boston-based soul-rock shouter Barrence Whitfield opens the show. George Thorogood and his longtime band, the Destroyers boast a catalog of iconic hits, including “Bad To The Bone,” “One Bourbon,…

Storyboard P Brings Brooklyn ‘Street Dance’ to MASS MoCA

Storyboard P

(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Storyboard P and his troupe, the Warriorz, bring their stylized street dance to Club B-10 at MASS MoCA on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at 8pm. Storyboard P has been called “the Basquiat of street dance,” and “a man whose dancing seems to belong less to the limitations of the human body…

Things I am not looking forward to doing

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Things I am not looking forward to doing: My taxes Scheduling my car for regular maintenance Taking my car to the mechanic for regular maintenance Scheduling the dogs annual wellness visit to vet Taking dogs to vet Answering a text that says only, “Hi.” Chasing down money from people who owe me money Cleaning out…

HudsonValleyWeekend Cultural Preview, February 25-28, 2015

Ryder and Hazel

RYDER COOLEY BRINGS NEW MULTIMEDIA PROGRAM ‘REVIVAL’ to TAVERN BAR in TROY (TROY, N.Y.) – Performance artist Ryder Cooley will present her new multimedia work, “Revival,” at the Tavern Bar and Library above Pecks Arcade (217 Broadway) coinciding with Troy Night Out on Friday, February 27, at 9pm. The program is a 20-minute live-cinema performance…

Momenta Quartet to Play Ives and Tan Dun at Simon’s Rock

Momenta Quartet (photo John Gurrin)

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – The adventurous Momenta Quartet will perform works by Charles Ives and Tan Dun at Simon’s Rock College as part of the South Berkshire Concerts series on Saturday, February 28 at 8pm in the McConnell Auditorium of the Daniel Arts Center. The program will include the Second String Quartet of Charles Ives…