BerkshireWeekend

A selective, curatorial view of the cultural highlights of the upcoming weekend in the greater Berkshire region.

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, Dec 13-19, 2017

A selective, curatorial view of the cultural highlights of the upcoming weekend in the greater Berkshire region.     ELIZABETH & the CATAPULT BRINGS FOLK-POP to THE BARN (SOUTH EGREMONT, Mass.) – Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Elizabeth Ziman, who performs as Elizabeth and the Catapult, brings her cutting-edge folk-pop to the Barn at the Egremont Village Inn…

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, Dec 7-10, 2017

A selective, curatorial view of the cultural highlights of the upcoming weekend in the greater Berkshire region.     KRONOS QUARTET PERFORMS ‘LIVE DOCUMENTARY’ at MASS MoCA (NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Filmmaker Sam Green pairs with the legendary Kronos Quartet for a work-in-progress performance of “A Thousand Thoughts,” a multimedia documentary about the radical string…

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview Nov 30-Dec 3 2017

A selective, curatorial view of the cultural highlights of the upcoming weekend in the greater Berkshire region.     LONNIE HOLLEY BRINGS OUTSIDER MUSIC to MASS MoCA (NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) — Artist and musician Lonnie Holley recorded his first album in 2012 at age 62 after making home recordings for more than two decades. Holley’s…

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, Nov 22-26, 2017

A selective, curatorial view of the cultural highlights of the upcoming weekend in the greater Berkshire region.     SINGER-SONGWRITER MONICA RIZZIO BRINGS AMERICANA to THE BARN (SOUTH EGREMONT, Mass.) – A few years ago, Monica Rizzio traded her membership in an East Texas bluegrass band to try her hand at the singer-songwriter craft, in…

Berkshire Weekend Cultural Preview, Nov 15-19, 2017

A selective, curatorial view of the cultural highlights of the upcoming weekend in the greater Berkshire region.     LEE SERLE, MAYA ZBIB, and MATEO LOPEZ COMBINE FORCES in MULTIMEDIA PROGRAM at MASS MoCA (NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Australian choreographer Lee Serle presents a hands-on theater and sculpture work-in-progress exploring consumerism and individualism in America…

Funk-Poet Everton Sylvester to Bring Spoken Word and Reggae to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Jamaican-born funk-poet Everton Sylvester and Searching for Banjo bring their unique blend of spoken word and deep reggae grooves to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, December 3, at 7pm, as part of the monthly “Rogovoy Salon” music, literary, and art series curated and hosted by cultural journalist Seth Rogovoy. Sylvester’s song-poems recount…

Slam Poet Taylor Mali to Bring Spoken Word to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Champion slam poet Taylor Mali brings his tender and funny spoken word art to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, November 12, at 7pm, as part of the monthly “Rogovoy Salon” music, literary, and art series curated and hosted by cultural journalist Seth Rogovoy. Author-poet Taylor Mali is one of the few genuine…

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, August 23-27

A highly selective preview of cultural events taking place this weekend in the greater Berkshire region, including a striking juxtaposition of illustrator and choreographer at Jacob’s Pillow; Shakespeare outdoors; opera; swing, and a whole lot more.     MAIRA KALMAN and JOHN HEGINBOTHAM JOIN FORCES at JACOB’S PILLOW (BECKET, Mass.) – “The Principles of Uncertainty,”…