Music

Hootenanny

Lickety Split at MASS MoCA

Enjoy coffee or breakfast while listening to some impromptu tunes at this weekly Saturday morning gathering.

Breathtaking Baroque

Leaf Peeper Concerts

October 21, 2017 5:00 PM

Annual Newell Jenkins program including Handel Quartet for flute, oboe, bassoon and harpsichord; Philipp Friedrich Böddecker’s Sonata Sopra La Monica for bassoon and harpsichord …

The Titans

Close Encounters with Music

October 21, 2017 6:00 PM

Schumann and Brahms Piano Quintets: Brahms’s Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 paired with Robert Schumann’s Piano Quintet, first work to combine piano and the string quartet.

Rock N Brews

Bennington Chamber of Commerce

October 21, 2017 7:30 PM

Concert with rock, homebrew and food trucks: Lannen, a pop/indie rock band based out of Boston, headlines with Worcester County punk rockers In Good Nature and alternative rock band Anyone Anyway from Providence, R.I.

A Colonial Gathering

Oldcastle Theatre

October 22, 2017 2:00 PM

Concert celebrating Bennington’s 10 years of settlement, with musicians and actors in the regiuon including Bennington College faculty members Allen Shawn, Yoshiko Sato, Kaori Washiyama, Nathanial Parke, John Kirk and Trish Miller in multi-disciplinary performances recalling the settlers who arrived in 1761, built a church around what eventually became the Bennington Monument and decided to […]

Midweek Music

Williams College

October 25, 2017 12:00 PM

Bring lunch for a musical sampler, a mixture of traditional fare with exciting accents of the unexpected. Free in Thompson Chapel.

John McDowell

Bennington College

October 25, 2017 7:00 PM

Academy Award Winning Film composer and musician John McDowell presents his music.

Adrian Aardvark in concert

MCLA’s Design Lab

October 27, 2017 7:00 PM

Adrian Aardvark, a curious four-piece band offering a unique brand of rock and roll with energy, costumes, theatrics, introspective lyrics and solid grooves. Local band Forks of Buffalo will open. All proceeds from the show will go to hurricane survivors in Puerto Rico, through the charity United for Puerto Rico.

Four Nations Concert: Gainsborough’s Music

Clark Art Institute

November 12, 2017 3:00 PM - November 12, 2017 4:30 PM

The Four Nations Ensemble and Artistic Director Andrew Appel present a selection of music based on the paintings of Thomas Gainsborough.

Party in the Park

North Adams

Annual summer concert series that is free and open the public.

Tanglewood

Lenox

Symphony on the lawn, with crystal and silver picnics.

BarN

Concert Venue

An intimate setting for acoustic music.

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Film

FilmColumbia 2017

October 21, 2017

18th annual celebration through Oct. 29. Dracula with Frank Langella at noon, Fost / Nixon shows Langella in the presidential role at 2:30 p.m.

FilmColumbia 2017

Film Columbia

October 22, 2017

The Square, winner of the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival this year with actress Elisabeth Moss, 3 p.m., and Suburbicon, directed by George Clooney and starring Matt Damon and Julianne Moore, 8 p.m.

FilmColumbia 2017

Crandell Theatre and Morriss Memorial

October 23, 2017

18th annual celebration through Oct. 29. The Russians Are Coming, true story of a young volunteer trying to save his German village, noon …

FilmColumbia 2017

Crandell Theatre and Morriss Memorial

October 24, 2017

18th annual celebration through Oct. 29. Wind Seed: An engineer examining the highway between Bengaluru and Mumbai picks up a guy selling bootleg DVDs …

14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim and Vanessa Lopez

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts 

October 24, 2017 6:30 PM

Global Film Series: c explores who has the right to be an American citizen. Written and directed by documentary filmmaker Anne Galisky, ’14’ follows three American families: Descendants of Dred and Harriet Scott, as well as those of Wong Kim Ark, tell the stories of how their ancestors fought all the way to the Supreme Court. Rosario […]

FilmColumbia 2017

FilmColumbia

October 25, 2017

18th annual celebration through Oct. 29. 1945, a coda of sorts to Son of Saul, a Hungarian film about the Holocaust set at the end of the genocide …

Victoria & Abdul

Images Cinema

October 20 - November 2, 2017

Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench stars as Queen Victoria who late in life strikes up a friendship with an Indian clerk.

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Theatre

A People’s History of Performance Art

Williams College Museum of Art

October 19 7:30 PM - October 21, 2017

What’s the difference between theatre and performance art? When do objects act better than actors? Why is Kendall Jenner imitating Yoko Ono? A People’s History of Performance Art, live series stages iconic photographs of performance artworks as tableaux vivants, turning actors into objects. 7:30 p.m. 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown. wcmawilliams.edu

Janeane Garofalo

Berkshire Theatre Group

October 21, 2017 8:00 PM

Emmy Award-nominated actor, comedian and SNL alum known for films like The Truth About Cats and Dogs, Mystery Men and more, and an outspoken activist and spoken word performer.

Gaslight

Barrington Stage Company

October 18 - October 22, 2017

The classic story of a man slowly driving his wife toward insanity by sowing seeds of doubt, memory loss and misperceptions. 30 Union St., Pittsfield. 413-236-8888; barringtonstageco.org

Passing Strange

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

October 20 - October 22, 2017

An autobiographical musical from Stew of Stew and The Negro Problem, with music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald: A young black man from Los Angeles who feels like a foreigner in his own country travels to Europe.

Lost Lake

Berkshire Theatre Group

October 18 - October 22, 2017

Veronica (Lynnette R. Freeman), in need of a refuge, takes her children to a lakeside rental, where the bedraggled and secluded estate owner, Hogan (Quentin Maré), is fighting his own battles.

The Last Wife

WAM Theatre

October 20 - October 22, 2017

Kate Hennig’s contemporary take on Katherine Parr, final partner of Henry VIII.

The Rocky Horror Show

Town Players of Pittsfield

October 20 - October 22, 2017

Richard O’Brien’s classic kitschy rock ‘n’ roll sci-fi musical, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday. Let’s do the Time Warp again! Just in time for Halloween, this  is a live experience, audience participation encouraged.

The Last Wife

WAM Theatre

October 27 - October 28, 2017

Kate Hennig’s contemporary take on Katherine Parr, final partner of Henry VIII.

Gemini! Magician & Comedian

Oldcastle Theatre Company

November 3, 2017 8:00 PM - November 3, 2017 9:30 PM

Gemini combines stage illusion, dance, comedy, romance, audience participation, ventriloquism, and great fun into one astonishing show.

The Last Wife

WAM Theatre

November 3 - November 5, 2017

Kate Hennig’s contemporary take on Katherine Parr, final partner of Henry VIII.

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Dance

Saturday Contra Dance

Lenox Contra Dance

October 21, 2017 8:00 PM

Live music by ContraPositive with Joe DePaolo percussion, Matthew Christian fiddle, mandolin,flute, whistle, Highland pipes, and Matt Diaz guitar, bouzouki, flute.

H.T. Chen and Dancers

'62 Center for Theatre and Dance

A new work, South of Gold Mountain, is an interpretation based on the images and oral histories of the Chinese who settled in the southern states prior to WWII.

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Family Programs

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Classes & Workshops

Sonatina Piano Camps

Bennington, VT

Immersive piano camps for adults and children of all level. 10- and 5-day piano camps for adults and 4 week piano camps for children in the summer.

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