CHINESE PAINTER PAIRED with PHILLY CERAMICIST at IAP GALLERY
(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Atmospheric paintings by New York-based Chinese artist Shen Chen and abstract-painting-inspired ceramic sculptures by up-and-coming American artist Lauren Mabry will be on view at Independent Art Projects (IAP) on the MASS MoCA campus from Thursday, September 25, through Sunday, November 16. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, September 25, from 6 to 9pm, in conjunction with the DownStreetArt Closing Party.
(NEW LEBANON, N.Y.) – Violinist Paul Huang and pianist Louis Schwizgebel will play works by Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Kreisler and Corigliano in the final concert of the season at Tannery Pond Concerts in the Tannery on the grounds of the Darrow School on Saturday, September 26, at 6pm.
(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – Folk-rock group 10,000 Maniacs – one of the original “indie-rock” groups – brings its vintage 1980s “college-rock” sound to the Colonial Theatre on Saturday, September 27, at 8pm.
(NEW MARLBOROUGH, Mass.) – Authors Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt and Roy Blount Jr. – the three distinguished writers who inaugurated the program in 1994 – will bring this year’s Music & More series to a conclusion on at the New Marlborough Meeting House on Saturday, September 27, , at 4:30pm. The event will be hosted by Mitchel Levitas of the New York Times, and will also include an appearance by documentary filmmaker Ellen Weissbrod, screening clips of her prize-winning film “a woman like that” — the story of Artemisia Gentileschi, a 17th-century woman artist.
(WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.) – Mirror Visions Ensemble brings its “Concert à la Carte” – featuring food-themed songs by the likes of Barber, Berg, Bernstein, Bolcom, Porter and Schwartz – to Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on the Williams College campus on Saturday, September 27, at 8pm. This free event is open to the public.
(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble will perform works by Bach, Mozart, and Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” at the Mahaiwe on Saturday, September 27, at 7:30pm, in a presentation by Berkshire Bach.