BerkshireWeekend

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

Ann Hampton Callaway in Online Cabaret for BSC

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Singer and songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway performs Diva Power, a tribute to great female vocalists and singer-songwriters including Barbra Streisand, Linda Ronstadt, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Anita O’Day, Edith Piaf, Etta James, Carole King, and Joni Mitchell, in an online cabaret for Barrington Stage Company on…

2nd Annual Hudson Eye Arts Festival Goes Live and ‘Touchless’

(HUDSON, N.Y.) — The Hudson Eye – Edition #2, an artist-driven, 10-day annual public program with a focus on dance, music, performance, film, visual art, and “Hot Topic” panel discussions covering topics of concern to the creative community of Hudson and beyond, runs from Friday, August 28, through Monday, September 7, online and at physical…

Bobby Sweet Brings Folk-Rock to BTG

(STOCKBRIDGE, Mass.) – Country-folk singer-songwriter Bobby Sweet brings his award-winning, Berkshire-bred brand of folk-rock to the Unicorn Theatre Patio on the Stockbridge campus of Berkshire Theatre Group on Saturday, August 22, at 7pm, as part of Bobbie’s Summer Series. Sweet will be joined by fellow musicians Pete Adams and Abe Guthrie for this program, called…

Regional Cultural Preview, August 10-16, 2020

This week’s cultural highlights in our region include classical, avant-garde, folk-rock, contemporary art, and a whole lot more…..       Tanglewood Recitalists Stream Music by Beethoven, Debussy, Duke Ellington, David Lang (LENOX, Mass.) – Members of the BSO will perform a diverse array of horn-heavy works ranging from Bach to Beethoven, Debussy, and Duke…

Billy Keane Brings Folk-Rock to BTG

(STOCKBRIDGE, Mass.) – Folk-rocker Billy Keane – a member of popular Berkshire rock band Whiskey Treaty Roadshow — brings his folk-rock solo act, “Alone But Together,” to the Unicorn Theatre Patio on the Stockbridge campus of Berkshire Theatre Group on Saturday, August 15, at 7pm, as part of Bobbie’s Summer Series. Keane, called “defiant and…

Conor Hanick to Play Russian Piano Sonatas at PS21

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Pianist Conor Hanick will tackle 20th century Russian composer Galina Ustvolskaya’s Piano Sonatas No. 4, 5, and 6 live at PS21 on Saturday, August 15, as part of PS21’s Modern Music Fest. Seating in PS21’s 350-seat outdoor Pavilion Theater will be distanced and limited to 50. Each concert will run approximately one…

Johnny Irion Brings Folk-Rock to Hancock Shaker Village

(HANCOCK, Mass.) – Folk-rocker Johnny Irion and friends will perform an intimate concert at Hancock Shaker Village on Friday, August 14 at 7:30 pm, as part of the Back Porch series. The show will include the debut of the “Inside the Endless Om” video on a large screen, followed by a short discussion with filmmaker…

Seth Rogovoy to Moderate Discussion with Author Robert Kolker for Spencertown Academy Festival of Books

(SPENCERTOWN, N.Y.) – Author and journalist Seth Rogovoy will moderate a conversation with author and journalist Robert Kolker as part of the virtual Spencertown Academy Festival of Books on Wednesday, September 9, at 7:30pm. The discussion will focus on Kolker’s narrative nonfiction book, Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family, a heartrending…