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Theatre, music and movies are opening with caution - some in person, others livestream. We follow the arts for you and have resumed our calendar listings, If you want further information, please visit the company's website, linked within the listing. We hope you remain safe and enjoy the arts as they become available.

Current Events

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STOCKBRIDGE MAIN STREET AT CHRISTMAS
Norman Rockwell Museum
December 4, 2020 – December 6, 2020 :
“Best New England Christmas Town” with virtual events, and outdoor, masked-up and socially distanced offerings. Highlights include virtual readings, a holiday marketplace, online videos of holiday concerts past and celebrations including outdoor holiday light shows and live theatre.
Contact: 413.298.4100
Location: Stockbridge.MA. 01262
New Horizons, A Virtual Gala
Shakespeare & Company
December 5, 2020 : 7:30PM
Join online for an evening of stories and theatre in support of Performance, Education, and Training programs. Event is free to all. Donations encouraged.
Contact: 413.637.1199
Location: Virtual
Masters of Maqam
Clarion Concerts
December 5, 2020 : 5PM
A streaming concert with the composer, jazz trumpeter, vocalist and santur player Amir ElSaffar, an Iraqi-American, will perform a collection of sacred maqams on santur in collaboration with Hamid al-Saadi, the singer said to be the greatest living exponent of maqam, and an ensemble to include Dena ElSaffar (joza), Tim Moore (percussion) and George Ziadeh (oud).
Contact: 413.551.9901
Location: On Clarion Concerts Website
Aaron Likness, Piano
Bard College at Simon's Rock
December 6, 2020 : 3PM
Music faculty member Aaron Likness performs a unique recital of modern and contemporary American music.
Contact: 413.644.6400
Location: Virtual
Unsilent Night
The Mount
December 9, 2020 : 5PM
Original composition by Phil Kline, written specifically to be heard outdoors in the month of December. It takes the form of a promenade in which the audience becomes the performer, traveling along the grounds of The Mount.
Contact: 413.551.5100
Location: 2 Plunkett Street. Lenox. Massachusetts
Handel's Messiah: Virtual Open Sing
Berkshire Choral International
December 11, 2020 :
Lift your voice for the holidays. Sing selections from Handel’s Messiah conducted by Pacific Chorale’s Rob Istad. On Monday December 7, he’ll teach a masterclass to review favorite choruses and then the singalong noted above.
Contact: info@berkshirechoral.org
Location: Virtual
A Celtic Family Christmas
Mahawie Performing Arts Center
December 12, 2020 : 8PM
This holiday season, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy’s family is inviting the world to their home, virtually, to witness their music, life and preparation at Christmastime.
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: Virtual
A Night At the Opera
Close Encounters with Music
December 13, 2020 : 7:30PM
From the opera hall to the music room—tracking how the melodrama and extravaganza of the operatic stage finds its way into the intimate world of chamber music. Beloved arias from Italian, French and German operas stud the program,
Contact: 413.644.9040
Location: Virtual
Christmas Music in Three Cultures
Crescendo
December 19, 2020 :
Celebrating the Christmas Season with J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Latin AmericVillancicos and American Gospel Music
Location: Virtual
Bach at New Year
Berkshire Bach
December 31, 2020 : 6PM
Eugene Drucker returns to lead a celebratory program in collaboration with the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, recorded on the Mahaiwe stage and streamed directly to you on New Year's Eve. Free!
Contact: 413.528.9555
Location: Streaming Online
The Organ Masters
Berkshire Bach Society
February 6, 2021 : 2 pm
The Organ Masters | Peter Sykes
Contact: 413.528.9555
Location: UU Meeting House | 1089 Main Street, Housatonic, MA
Kevin James
Warner Theater
May 2, 2021 : 8PM
Kevin James began his career as a stand-up on the Long Island comedy scene. After being discovered at the 1996 Montreal Comedy Festival, he signed a network development deal to create his own sitcom, The King of Queens, which premiered in 1998,
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Oneglia Auditorium. 68 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790
Melissa Ethridge
Warner Theater
May 12, 2021 : 8PM
Etheridge will be performing a variety of fan favorites but will also perform songs from her latest album The Medicine Show.
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Oneglia Auditorium. 68 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790
As I Am
Tannery Pond Concerts
May 29, 2021 : 8PM
Steven Banks is recognized for his “glowing mahogany tone” and “breathtaking” performances. The American classical saxophonist “is at the forefront of musicians of his generation in his display of the highest level of both artistry and pedagogy"
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125
Inbal Segev, cello & Juho Pohjonen, piano
Tannery Pond Concets
July 3, 2021 : 8PM
“INBAL SEGEV’S instrument is older than Bach (a Ruggieri from 1673).
POHJONEN proved himself to be a singularly luminous Mozart interpreter."
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125
Glory Denied
Berkshire Opera Festival
July 22, 2021 : 7:30PM
This two-act opera, sung in English, tells the true story of America’s longest-held prisoner of war, Colonel Jim Thompson, and his struggle upon his release to adjust to a country and a family he barely recognizes.
Also July 24 at 1PM
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: Bard College. Daniel Arts Center. 84 Alford Road Great Barrington MA 01230
Much Ado About Shakespeare
Berkshire Opera Festival
August 11, 2021 :
This concert features music from operas inspired by Shakespeare's texts, and will showcase members of the cast of Falstaff.
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: The Mount. 2 Plunkett Street. Lenox, MA
Scott Yoo and Friends
Tannery Pond Concerts
August 14, 2021 : 8PM
Scott Yoo, violin, Alice K. Dade, flute, Sophie Shai, cello, Maurycy Banaszek, viola
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125
Verdi's Falstaff
Berkshire Opera Festival
August 21, 2021 : 1PM
Mainstage blockbuster is a new mounting of Verdi's comic masterpiece with one of the world's most sought-after Verdi baritones in the title role, the incomparable Sebastian Catana.
Also performed on August 24 & 27 at 7:30PM
Contact: 413.528.0100
Location: 14 Castle Street. Great Barrington MA 01230
Paul Huang & Helen Huang
Tannery Pond Concerts
September 18, 2021 : 6PM
Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, Johan Sibelius, Camille Saint-Saëns. Paul Huang on violin and Helen Huang on piano.
Contact: 888.820.1696
Location: Darrow School, 110 Darrow Rd., New Lebanon, NY 12125
Nate Bargatze
Warner Theater
September 18, 2021 : 8PM
Good Problem to Have Tour. Hailing from Old Hickory, Tennessee, rising stand-up comedian Nate Bargatze is selling out shows across America. On March 26th, Nate’s first solo one hour Netflix special, The Tennessee Kid, will premiere globally.
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Oneglia Auditorium. 68 Main Street. Torrington CT 06790

Ongoing Events

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PIA CAMIL: VELO REVELO
Clark Art Institute
February 6, 2020 – January 3, 2021 :
In public spaces around the Clark features a new, site specific installation by Pia Camil, as well as two of the artist’s large-scale sculptures in fabric.
Contact: 413.458.2303
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown, MA 01267
Lines from Life
Clark Art Institute
July 12, 2020 – December 13, 2020 :
Lines from Life: French Drawings from the Diamond Collection.
Contact: 413.458.2303
Location: 225 South Street Williamstown, MA 01267
James Turrell: Into the Light
MASSMoCA
July 12, 2020 – December 31, 2025 :
In James Turrell’s hands, light is more than simply a source of illumination: it is a discrete, physical object. His sculptures and architectural interventions elevate our experience and perception of light and space.
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Chapter & Verse: The Gospel of James Baldwin
Fisher Center at Bard
September 15, 2020 – December 31, 2020 :
A project inspired by James Baldwin’s truth-telling treaty on justice in America, The Fire Next Time, and our endlessly changing world. A 21st-century ritual tool kit for justice. A call for revolution.
Contact: 845.758.7900
Location: Upstreaming
Will Kabat-Zinn and Jon Kabat-Zinn
Omega Institute
September 24, 2020 – December 31, 2021 :
A 1-Day Online Self-Retreat
Cultivate a practice to support you in these catastrophic times with mindfulness and meditation teacher Will Kabat-Zinn and the founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Contact: 845.266.4444
Location: Available through December 31, 2021
Celebrity (After Warhol)
Craven Contemporary
October 10, 2020 – December 6, 2020 :
This show looks at how several leading contemporary artists have captured some of the best known celebrities, all with a nod to Warhol or the pop art style that he made so recognizable.
Contact: 646.355.8142
Location: 4 Fulling Lane Kent CT 06757
Art of the Hills: Narrative
Berkshire Museum
October 10, 2020 – January 10, 2021 :
Juried exhibition featuring the work of contemporary artists. Available online June 6, 2020.
Contact: 413.443.7171
Location: 39 South Street (Route 7) Pittsfield, MA 01201
Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom
Norman Rockwell Museum
October 22, 2020 – January 18, 2021 :
Imagining Freedom explores the power of images to inspire and motivate people through challenging political climates in the past and present.
Contact: 413.298.4100
Location: 9 Route 183. Stockbridge.MA. 01262
Earth Expo
Berkshire Museum
November 1, 2020 – November 4, 2021 :
The scope and speed of climate change can be overwhelming. Acting, listening and learning together can make our community stronger. Learn about climate resilience, energy efficiency and environmental action.
Contact: 413.443.7171
Location: Online Gathering
This is Not a Gag
MASSMoCA
November 7, 2020 – November 7, 2021 :
Richard Nielsen reveals the fiercest and finest parts of human nature in This is Not a Gag, his series of portraits of people in their face masks.
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Karen LeSage: New Work
Hotchkiss Library
November 7, 2020 – January 3, 2021 :
Vivid oil paintings are inspired by the colors of nature in the moment - at one point in time. She describes her work by saying "I am a minimalist, abstract expressionist, disguised as a landscape painter."
Contact: 860.364.5041
Location: 10 Upper Main Street. Sharon. CT 06069
ART & SOUL
Hudson Hall
November 13, 2020 – December 20, 2020 :
Join us for the opening weekend group exhibition curated by Reggie Madison featuring works by Madison, David Hammons, Bijan Mahmoodi, Marlene Marshall, Kris Perry, Richard Sandler, Tschabalala Self, and Kianja Strobert.
Contact: 518.822.1438
Location: 327 Warren Street. Hudson NY 12534
All Out / All In
Wasaic Project
November 14, 2020 – March 27, 2021 :
All out: of time, of money, of energy, of our hands. All in: our homes, our heads, one life, to the fire. Is there a way through, instead? The nine artists in All Out / All In try to find it, exploring the increasingly arbitrary boundary between public and private spaces, identities, and rituals.
Saturdays from 12 PM to 5 PM
Contact: (855) WASSAIC / 855.927.7242
Location: 37 Furnace Bank Road. Wassaic. NY 12592
Mario Merz
Dia:Beacon
November 20, 2020 – May 30, 2025 :
The exhibition revisits Merz’s key forms and motifs, distinctive use of neon, and deployment of the Fibonacci sequence—where each number equals the sum of the two that precede it—for the structure of his installations.
Location: Riggio Galleries. 3 Beekman Street. Beacon NY
Nightwood
The Mount
November 20, 2020 – January 3, 2021 : 5PM – 8PM
Edith Wharton’s Home has teamed up with Design by Chris Bocchiaro (DCB) to create an annual sound and light experience that will transform the property into a fantastical winter landscape for the holidays. Thursdays-Sundays.
Contact: 413.551.5100
Location: 2 Plunkett Street. Lenox. MA
Three New Exhibits
Five Points Gallery
November 20, 2020 – December 20, 2020 :
Diane Messinger, Undercover
DARNstudio: David Anthone & Ron Norsworthy
CIPHER: Works from the Another Country Quilt Cycle
Stanwyck Cromwell, Migration?& Adaptation
Virtual Artist Talk: Friday, December 4, 6:00PM
Contact: 860.618.7222
Location: 17 Water Street. Torrington CT 06790
Basilica Farm & Flea Virtual Holiday Market
Basilica Hudson
November 20, 2020 – December 15, 2020 :
This Holiday Season, Basilica Hudson will host the virtual market on their website to access more than 70 clickable vendors and products for purchase directly from each webshop.
Contact: 518.822.1050
Location: Virtual
International Playwrights Festival: Directions
Warner Theater
November 20, 2020 – December 3, 2020 : 7PM
By Penny Jackson. The war is never over. Twenty-five years after The Bosnian war, Sofia a Bosnian refugee now living in New York City, recognizes the military general who brutalized her family. She summons, Hana, a young woman from her town to assassinate him. Yet can revenge ever bring redemption?
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Virtual
Winter Farmers Market
Berkshire Grown
November 21, 2020 – April 10, 2021 :
We are pleased to announce that in South County the Eisner Camp in Great Barrington will host the Berkshire Grown Winter Farmers Market, November-April.
Saturdays, 10 am–2 pm
November 21, December 19, 2020
January 16, February 20, March 27, April 10, 2021
Contact: 413.528.0041
Location: Eisner Camp. 53 Brookside Road. Great Barrington MA
Holiday Memories by Truman Capote
Berkshire Theatre Group
November 21, 2020 – December 20, 2020 : 3PM & 6:30PM
A sweet and tender treasure of childhood recalled. We will transform the beautiful barn in Stockbridge to rural Alabama in 1932 where a young Truman Capote and his dear and eccentric cousin Sook meet life with clear eyed love and care.
Contact: 413.997.4444
Location: Courtyard at The Unicorn Theatre. 6 East Street. Stockbridge MA
Christopher Russell
KMR Arts
November 21, 2020 – January 16, 2021 :
Christopher Russell's art engages historical notions of landscape yet he does so with a decidedly contemporary approach. Each work is unique and combines color photography and drawing.
Opening reception Saturday November 21 from 2-6PM
Contact: 860.868.7588
Location: 2 Titus Road. Washington Depot CT 06794
Winter Farmers Market
Berkshire Grown
November 22, 2020 – December 20, 2020 :
Greylock Works will open its gorgeous former mill space for the Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers Market in November and December.
Sundays, 10 am–2 pm
November 22, December 20, 2020
Contact: 413.528.0041
Location: Greylock Works. 508 State Road. North Adams MA
NOSTALGIA
Standard Space
November 27, 2020 – January 10, 2021 :
Featuring work by Ann Toebbe and Carly Glovinski. This exhibition assembled by Litchfield based curator Jennifer Terzian.
Opening reception November 28th 5:30 - 8:00PM
Contact: 917.627.3261
Location: 147 Main Street. Sharon CT 06069
Festival of Trees 2020
Berkshire Museum
November 28, 2020 – January 10, 2021 :
Legends of the Berkshires are moving into the city! Businesses and organizations in Pittsfield and surrounding towns will join together with the Berkshire Museum to present a safe, accessible, and socially-distant Festival of Trees for all to enjoy free of charge.
Contact: 413.443.7171
Location: Pittsfield, MA 01201
5112
Sharon Playhouse
November 28, 2020 – January 3, 2021 :
The Sharon Playhouse has partnered with On The Stage streaming service to bring you this critically acclaimed production. A portion of every ticket sold will be donated back to The Playhouse.
Contact: 860.364.7469
Location: Virtual
Trees Are The Poems That The Earth Writes Upon The Sky
Kenise Barnes Fine Art
November 28, 2020 – January 24, 2021 :
Battenfield’s meditative painting process begins with the artist’s close attention to the graceful forms of unfolding leaves and blossoms, and to the twisted boughs and branches of trees.
Contact: 860.592.0220
Location: 7 Fulling Lane. Kent CT
Place as Memory
Carrie Haddad Gallery
December 2, 2020 – January 31, 2021 :
Group exhibit exploring the interpretation of landscape through memory. As place is reinterpreted by the mind, details are altered, and characteristics become imbued with an artist’s personal style or emotional outlook.
Contact: 518.828.1915
Location: 622 Warren Sreet. Hudson. NY 12534
The Nutcracker
Warner Theater
December 4, 2020 – December 13, 2020 : 7PM
The 2020 production will be presented virtually from the Warner Theatre’s Main Stage during the first two weekends of December. Six performances will be streamed with additional opportunities to view recorded shows.
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Virtual
An Invitation to my Circus
Warner Theater
December 4, 2020 – December 17, 2020 : 7PM
9th Annual International Playwrights Festival presents the above by Charlene Donaghy plus Analog by George Kelly.
Contact: 860.489.7180
Location: Virtual
Winter Walk 2020: The Hudson Safe Edition
Hudson Hall
December 5, 2020 – December 24, 2020 :
On December 5 Sax O’Claus, a Winter Walk regular, will stroll down the street playing cool jazz on his saxophone. visit Santa’s Village, holiday shopping and conclude with a fireworks display at 8PM. Event continues through Christmas eve.
Contact: 518.822.1438
Location: Hudson NY 12534
Auditory After Hours: Clipping
MASSMoCA
December 5, 2020 – December 19, 2020 :
The Depths: this new chapter is intended to immerse the listener in a cold, Atlantean soundscape during their nocturnal spelunking of the galleries — no caving experience required.
Also December 12th & 19th 7PM - 7:30PM - 8PM
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Auditory After Hours:Clipping
MASSMoCA
December 5, 2020 – December 19, 2021 : 7PM. 7:30PM. 8PM
The only Hugo Award-nominated rap group delivers boundless oceanic soundscape of never-before-heard tracks that engulf listeners as they wander the dusk-filled galleries.
Saturday, December 5, 12, & 19
Contact: 413.662.2111
Location: 1040 MASS MoCA WAY North Adams, MA 01247
Holiday Cabaret
Barrington Stage
December 18, 2020 – December 23, 2020 : 7:30PM
Shake your blues away and experience the warmth, humor and joy of three of our favorite Broadway performers: Alan H. Green, Alysha Umphress and Joel Waggoner. They will sing some hilarious new holiday songs, some feel-good traditional songs and provide lots of holiday cheer — filmed in the theatre for your viewing pleasure at home.
Contact: 413.236.8888
Location: Virtual
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