BerkshireWeekend

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

Concertante Chamber Players Kick off Four-Week Chamber Series at The Clark

(WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.) – The Concertante Chamber Players kick off a four-week series of chamber music concerts at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute on Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at 8 pm. Upcoming concerts feature the Gryphon Trio (August 13), the Dover Quartet (August 20), and the Dorian Wind Quintet with pianist Spencer Myer (August…

Give to the Rogovoy Report; Enjoy Dinner and Capitol Steps at Cranwell

For the next two weeks, a lucky contributor to the Rogovoy Report will win a free dinner for two plus tickets to see the renowned musical satire group the Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club in Lenox, Mass. For every $20 contribution made to the Rogovoy Report between now and August 9, 2013, participants who so indicate (by…

BerkshireWeekend Cultural Preview, July 24-28, 2013

  BANG ON A CAN FESTIVAL BRINGS NEW MUSIC to MASS MoCA (NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – The 12th Annual Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA, a utopian residency program dedicated entirely to the creation, study, and performance of the most adventurous music of our time, takes place now through Saturday, August…

Chaim Potok’s ‘The Chosen’ Given Stage Treatment at BSC

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Chaim Potok’s bestselling novel The Chosen is being given a stage adaptation by Aaron Posner and Potok himself at Barrington Stage Company, now through Saturday, August 3, 2013. The Chosen tells the much-beloved story of two boys, two fathers, and two very different Jewish communities in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Emmy-winning television and film…

One-Woman Physical Comedy Show Explores ‘Day in Life’ of Hilary Chaplain

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Latter-day vaudevillian Hilary Chaplain brings her award-winning solo show, “A Life In Her Day,” to PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century on Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 8pm, as part of PS21’s comedy-themed program of theater, music, film and dance. Regarded as one of America’s foremost physical comediennes, this quirky actress…

Baseball Musical Explores Curse of Bambino at WTF

(WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.) – Johnny Baseball, a quintessentially American musical that unearths the source of the Curse of the Red Sox and the secret to its triumphant end off Big Papi’s bat in 2004, will be presented on the Nikos Stage at the Williamstown Theatre Festival from Wednesday, July 24, 2013, through Saturday, August 3. Packed…

Bang on a Can Festival Brings New Music to MASS MoCA

Concerts feature music by Julia Wolfe, Aphex Twin, David Lang, Michael Gordon(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – The 12th Annual Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA, a utopian residency program dedicated entirely to the creation, study, and performance of the most adventurous music of our time, takes place now through Saturday, August 3,…

Mary Chapin Carpenter and Marc Cohn Join Forces for Mahaiwe Concert

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Acclaimed singer-songwriters Mary Chapin Carpenter and Marc Cohn will team up for a joint concert featuring their own songs plus personal favorites by other artists when they share the stage at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 8pm. Over the course of her career, Mary Chapin…