BerkshireWeekend

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

Berkshire Weekend Cultural Preview June 26-July 3

Don Byron (photo by Cori Wells Braun)

The Fourth of July holiday weekend is filled with a diverse of array of entertainment choices in the greater Berkshire region. Of course the holiday is practically synonymous in recent years with James Taylor at Tanglewood, but if you don’t already have tickets to his performances you are pretty much shut out. Fortunately there is…

Berkshire Culture Preview June 23-29

Angelique Kidjo

In addition to numerous play openings at the region’s theaters (which we will be reporting on in coming days and weeks), this weekend features a diverse array of cultural events, including Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Mass.; the Boston Early Music Festival at the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, Mass.; a…

Berkshire Cultural Preview June 15-20

This coming week and weekend features a host of season openings, including Jacob’s Pillow, Berkshire Playwrights Lab, and PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century, as well as a Latin cabaret performance by household name Lucie Arnaz at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, Mass., and a CD release concert by top regional artist Bobby Sweet…

Berkshire Arts Preview, June 9-13

Highlights of the Berkshire cultural weekend include another segment of Symphony Space’s Selected Shorts at the Mahaiwe; cellist Andrés Díaz and pianist Wendy Chen performing cello-piano duets at Tannery Pond concerts; the opening of Roberto Juarez: Mural Paintings 2000-2011 at the Berkshire Museum; a weekend-long celebration of music by Nerissa and Katryna Nields in Northampton;…

Berkshire Weekend Cultural Preview June 2-5

REALIST PAINTING at HARRISON GALLERY Generation II by Judith Solomon The Harrison Gallery will present a group show of realist painting by five masters of the genre – Hale Johnson, John MacDonald, Nick Patten, Judith Solomon, Kim Denise, and Carol Gobin, opening with an artists reception on Saturday, June 4, at 5. The exhibition runs…

Berkshire Weekend Cultural Preview May 26-30

Memorial Day Weekend is one of several unofficial kickoffs to the Berkshire summer cultural season, and this weekend is no exception, with a plethora of classical music concerts, dance performances, pop, rock, country, and folk concerts, and art openings, including Paul Taylor Dance at the Mahaiwe, Rosanne Cash at MASS MoCA, the Amerigo Trio at…