BerkshireWeekend

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

Regional Cultural Preview, Jan 13-19, 2020

Hong Kong native Ian Chang, who now calls New York City home, has been on the cutting edge of experimental electronic music for the past decade. A member of Son Lux and Landlady, Chang has also performed with Joan As Policewoman, Dave Douglas, and Rubblebucket. The composer-drummer collaborates with visual duo Endless Endless to create…

Regional Cultural Preview, Dec 30, 2019-Jan 18, 2020

The Hudson Valley’s own Felice Brothers, our leading Americana outfit in the style of the pioneering group The Band, ring out the old and ring in the new on New Year’s Eve at Club Helsinki Hudson, helped along by that fair city’s favorite son, the one and only Tommy Stinson, formerly of the Replacements, Soul…

Regional Cultural Preview Dec 26, 2019-Jan 18, 2020

A selective, curatorial view of the cultural highlights of the upcoming weekend in the greater Berkshire and Hudson Valley region. The Suitcase Junket and the brilliant, witty and provocative indie singer-songwriter Carsie Blanton perform a double bill at Club Helsinki Hudson, on Saturday, December 28, at 9pm. The Hudson Valley’s own Felice Brothers, our leading…

Natalia Zukerman and Anne Heaton Bring Songs, Stories, and Images to Helsinki Hudson

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Singer-songwriter and visual artist Natalia Zukerman and singer-songwriter and storyteller Anne Heaton will bring songs, stories, and pictures to Club Helsinki Hudson on Thursday, December 5, at 8pm. Zukerman will perform excerpts from her one-woman show, “The Women Who Rode Away,” which had its work-in-progress debut at Club Helsinki Hudson two years…

Dream Away Lodge Adds Handmade Pizza to Menu in August

(BECKET, Mass.) – For the month of August, Hilltown Hot Pies, a pizza pop-up restaurant, has landed at Dream Away Lodge, serving up handmade, Neapolitan-inspired sourdough pizza. Rafi Bildner, a trained pizzaiolo who has honed his pizza-making skills under some of the best pizza chefs in the world, has returned home to the Berkshires for…

The Pretenders to Play MASS MoCA in July

(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Legendary rock group The Pretenders – led by founder-singer-guitarist and animal-rights activist Chrissie Hynde, who writes the band’s songs – will perform at MASS MoCA on Friday, July 26, 2019, at 8pm, in an outdoor concert at Joe’s Field. This concert marks the band’s only North American appearance during summer 2019.…