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Apollo Trio to Play Mozart, Rachmaninoff and Schubert at Meeting House

Apollo Trio

(NEW MARLBOROUGH, Mass.) – The Apollo Trio will play piano trios by Mozart, Rachmaninoff and Schubert at New Marlborough’s historic Meeting House on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at 4:30 p.m., as part of the Music and More series. A reception follows the concert in the Meeting House Art Gallery. The trio, comprised of violinist Curtis…

Charles Ives Music at the Meeting House

Donald Berman

(NEW MARLBOROUGH, Mass.) – The distinctly American musical works of Connecticut Yankee composer Charles Ives will be presented at the Meeting House on Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 4:30 p.m., as part of the Music & More series. Performers include mezzo-soprano Deborah Rentz-Moore, pianist Donald Berman, and violinist Daniel Stepner. Ives, whose music was largely…

Parsons Dance Celebrates Ellsworth Kelly’s 90th Birthday at PS21

"Nascimento Novo" / Parsons Dance

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Parsons Dance Company previews EK90, a newly commissioned dance work celebrating artist Ellsworth Kelly’s 90th birthday, at PS21 on Friday and Saturday, August 30 and 31, 2013, at 8pm. The program also includes Nascimento Novo, Brothers, Ebben, and Caught. These two special evening performances bring down the curtain on the PS21 2013…

Evening-Length Work Fuses Urban and Classical Influences at Jacob’s Pillow

KYLE ABRAHAM PAVEMENT

(BECKET, Mass.) – Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion will perform its evening-length dance piece, Pavement, about the decline of inner-city black neighborhoods in Pittsburgh, in the Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob’s Pillow from Wednesday, August 21, through Sunday, August 25, 2013.  The diverse music used in the work range from classical greats such as Johann Christian Bach and…

RUBBERBANDance Group Blends Hip Hop and Classical Dance at PS21

Rubberbandance

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Canadian dance company RUBBERBANDance Group brings its fusion of hip-hop, ballet and modern dance to PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century on Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24, 2013, at 8pm. The ensemble will perform Gravity of Center, which follows the journey of five dancers representing a family, a nomadic…

Images of Masculinity at Carrie Haddad Gallery

'Men at Work' by Allan Skriloff

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – The Man Show, a group exhibition exploring aspects of masculinity through nine contemporary artists, will be on view at Carrie Haddad Gallery from Thursday, August 15 through Sunday, September 15, 2013, with an artist’s reception on Saturday, August 17, from 6 to 8pm. There will be a talk by several of the…

Bryony Lavery Play Has American Premiere at Stageworks/Hudson

Jason Babinsky and Emily Gardner Hall in 'Stockholm' (Photo Rob Shannon)

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Stockholm, an award-winning play by Tony Award-nominated playwright Bryony Lavery, gets its American premiere at Stageworks/Hudson from Wednesday, August 14, through Sunday, September 1, 2013. Incorporating theater and movement, Stockholm is a visual, physical and poetic exploration of one day in the life of Todd and Kali, an exuberant couple who have,…

New Play About Guys in a Barbershop to Be Staged in a Barbershop

(photo Kevin Sprague)

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Kaufman’s Barber Shop, about a group of first-generation American-Jewish businessmen and professionals in upstate New York who meet regularly to have their hair cut and to socialize away from a society that accepts them only marginally, gets its world premiere in an innovative production by Shakespeare & Company staged on location at…

Hemingway and Fitzgerald Face Off in New Play at Barrington Stage

Joey Collins as F Scott Fitzgerald

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.)  – Scott and Hem in the Garden of Allah, a new play about the friendship and rivalry between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway, premieres at Barrington Stage Company (BSC) from Thursday, August 15, 2013, through Sunday, September 29, 2013, on the St. Germain Stage at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts…