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Regional Cultural Preview, Jan 27-Feb 2, 2020

  Gregory Maqoma, the South African choreographer of William Kentridge’s The Head & the Load, returns to the Hunter Center at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Mass., with Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro, performed by the Vuyani Dance Theatre, on Saturday, February 1, at 8pm. The work weaves a narrative of greed, power, and the…

Brandi Carlile, Mavericks, Los Lobos Join Tanglewood 2020 Lineup

(LENOX, Mass.) – Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile makes her Tanglewood debut on Friday, June 26, at 7pm in the Shed. Two days later, on Sunday, June 28, at 2:30pm in the Shed, country-roots artists The Mavericks will share the bill with Mexican-American rock band Los Lobos. These concerts are the latest additions to…

‘South Pacific’ to Kick Off Barrington Stage 2020 Season

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – The Rodgers & Hammerstein classic South Pacific, one of the most celebrated musicals of all time, will kick off the mainstage 2020 season at Barrington Stage Company, running from June 24 through July 18. Based on James A. Michener’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Tales of the South Pacific, the musical won 10 Tony…

David Mamet Play to Receive East Coast Premiere in Great Barrington

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – The Christopher Boy’s Communion, a new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, will receive its East Coast premiere in a staging by the new Great Barrington Public Theater at the Daniel Arts Center at Simon’s Rock College from June 17 to July 5, 2020, directed by the Public’s artistic director…

James Taylor to Return to Tanglewood on Fourth of July

(LENOX, Mass.) – James Taylor returns to Tanglewood with his All-Star Band for a performance on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 8 p.m. in the Koussevitzky Music Shed. The July 4 concert will be followed by a fireworks display over the Stockbridge Bowl in celebration of the Independence Day holiday. Proceeds from this concert will…

Regional Cultural Preview, Jan 6-11, 2020

Observational comedian Katie Hannigan brings her pop-culture-laced standup to the Comedy Garage at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, Mass., on Thursday, Jan 9, at 7:30pm. Based in New York City, Hannigan – who is also an actor and writer — has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central, the Travel Channel, Oxygen…

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…