HudsonValleyWeekend, April 23-27, 2014

Recent Paintings by Yura Adams on Display at John Davis Gallery

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, April 25-27, 2014

Folk-Rock Singer-Songwriter Ani DiFranco to Perform at Mahaiwe

HudsonValleyWeekend, April 23-27, 2014

DANCE INSTALLATION to INAUGURATE 2014 SEASON at BASILICA HUDSON (HUDSON, N.Y.) – A collaboration between world-renowned choreographer Jonah Bokaer and…

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HudsonValleyWeekend, April 23-27, 2014

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DANCE INSTALLATION to INAUGURATE 2014 SEASON at BASILICA HUDSON (HUDSON, N.Y.) – A collaboration between world-renowned choreographer Jonah Bokaer and visual artist Anthony McCall, kicks off the 2014 performance season at Basilica Hudson on Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26, at 7:30pm. Eclipse is a multidisciplinary performance that integrates choreography, light, visual design, and…

Recent Paintings by Yura Adams on Display at John Davis Gallery

Yura Adams painting

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – A solo exhibition of paintings by Athens, N.Y.-based artist Yura Adams goes on display at John Davis Gallery on Thursday, April 24, 2014, and will remain hung through May 19. There will be a reception for the artist on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 6 to 8pm.  “This group of recent oil…

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, April 25-27, 2014

David Neumann

CHOREOGRAPHER DAVID NEUMANN to DANCE SOLOS at MASS MOCA  (NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Interdisciplinary choreographer David Neumann will present an evening of solos in the Hunter Center at MASS MoCA on Saturday, April 26, at 8pm. A co-presentation by Jacob’s Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA, the retrospective evening spans Neumann’s career from his first choreographic…

Folk-Rock Singer-Songwriter Ani DiFranco to Perform at Mahaiwe

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(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Folk-rock singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco – along with Bruce Springsteen and David Byrne, one of the greatest entertainers of our time – will perform at the Mahaiwe on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 8pm. Singer-songwriter Eric Himan will warm up the crowd for DiFranco. After 20 years in the music biz, self-described…

Armen Donelian Trio to Celebrate New Recording at Castle Street Café

Armen Donelian (photo Stephen Donelian)

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – The Armen Donelian Trio will play music from its brand-new, critically acclaimed recording, Sayat-Nova: Songs of My Ancestors (Sunnyside Records) in a record release concert at Castle Street Café on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at 4pm. Joining pianist Donelian are bassist David Clark and drummer George Schuller. In this new recording…

Verdi’s Requiem to Get Full Orchestration at Bard College

Verdi in Venice by Boldini h

(ANNANDALE-on-HUDSON, N.Y.) – Giuseppe Verdi’s monumental work Messa da Requiem will get the complete treatment it deserves when it is performed by a full orchestra and a chorus of more than 100 in the Fisher Center at Bard College on Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 8pm. The program is conducted by…

Choreographer David Neumann to Dance a Program of Solos at MASS MoCA

David Neumann

(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Interdisciplinary choreographer David Neumann will present an evening of solos in the Hunter Center at MASS MoCA on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 8pm. A co-presentation by Jacob’s Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA, the retrospective evening spans Neumann’s career from his first choreographic endeavor, DOSE, to his current work-in-progress, I Understand…

Pianist Omar Sosa to Bring New Cuban Jazz Quartet to Helsinki Hudson

Omar Sosa AfroCubano Quartet

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Club Helsinki Hudson will take on the aspect of the Buena Vista Social Club when Afro-Cuban jazz pianist Omar Sosa launches a new tour with his New AfroCubano Quartet to the nightclub on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 9pm. Joining Sosa in the quartet are drummer Ernesto Simpson, bassist Childo Tomas, and…

Berkshire Grown to Host Spring Brunch at Prairie Whale

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(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Berkshire Grown will host “A Festive Brunch to Celebrate Spring & Get to Know Berkshire Grown” in order to increase support for local farms on Sunday, April 27, 2014, from 11am to 1pm. Hosted by member restaurant Prairie Whale (178 Main St., Great Barrington), the event will feature a special drink…

HudsonValleyWeekend, April 16-20, 2014

William Bond Walker, City 1953

SPOTTISWOODE & HIS ENEMIES to CELEBRATE NEW ‘ANGLICANA’ RELEASE at HELSINKI HUDSON (HUDSON, N.Y.) – New York City-based indie-rock group Spottiswoode & His Enemies, led by Englishman Jonathan Spottiswoode, will celebrate the release of its brand-new recording, English Dream, at Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, April 19, at 9pm. With his deep, gravelly voice, his…

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, April 16-20, 2014

Spottiswoode & His Enemies Dream Hi Res

FOLK-ROCK ROYALTY BEN TAYLOR COMING to HELSINKI HUDSON (HUDSON, N.Y.) – Fresh from a tour of Northern Europe and the United Kingdom, folk-rock singer-songwriter Ben Taylor will perform at Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday, April 18, at 9pm. Taylor, a longtime favorite of Helsinki audiences dating back to the club’s origins in Great Barrington, Mass.,…

Dance Installation to Inaugurate 2014 Season at Basilica Hudson

Jonah Bokaer's Eclipse

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – A collaboration between world-renowned choreographer Jonah Bokaer and visual artist Anthony McCall, kicks off the 2014 performance season at Basilica Hudson on Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26, 2014, at 7:30pm. Eclipse is a multidisciplinary performance that integrates choreography, light, visual design, and an audio-visual time score to arrive at altered…

Folk-Rock Royalty Ben Taylor Coming to Helsinki Hudson

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(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Fresh from a tour of Northern Europe and the United Kingdom, folk-rock singer-songwriter Ben Taylor will perform at Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday, April 18, at 9pm. Taylor, a longtime favorite of Helsinki audiences dating back to the club’s origins in Great Barrington, Mass., is touring with a new batch of songs,…

Indie-Rockers Spottiswoode & His Enemies to Celebrate New Release at Helsinki Hudson

Spottiswoode & His Enemies Dream Hi Res

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – New York City-based indie-rock group Spottiswoode & His Enemies, led by Englishman Jonathan Spottiswoode, will celebrate the release of its brand-new recording, English Dream, at Club Helsinki Hudson on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 9pm. With his deep, gravelly voice, his quirky, acerbic songwriting, and his eclectic musical palette, Spottiswoode should appeal…

Exhibit Features Painters Influenced by the New York School

William Bond Walker, City 1953

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Works by three artists who painted during the Abstract Expressionist movement in New York City in the 1960s — Lionel Gilbert, Judith Lindbloom, and William Bond Walker — will be shown in Under the Influence (of the New York School) at Carrie Haddad Gallery on Warren Street from Saturday, April 19, 2014,…