Dance

The Francesca Harper Project

MASS MoCA

June 30, 2017

Francesca Harper choreographs a site-specific dance work in response to Nick Cave’s expansive installation Until.

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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Film

Mad Max

MASS MoCA

July 15, 2017

with live score by Morricone Youth

Free Film: The Picasso Summer

The Clark Art Institute

July 31, 2017 7:00 PM - July 31, 2017 9:00 PM

The story of San Francisco architect George Smith.

Free Film: Basquiat

The Clark Art Institute

August 7, 2017 7:00 PM - August 7, 2017 8:30 PM

The film chronicles the rise and fall of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s short life.

Free Film: Midnight in Paris

The Clark Art Institute

August 14, 2017 7:00 PM - August 14, 2017 8:30 PM

While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée’s family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight.

Free Film: Neruda

The Clark Art Institute

August 21, 2017 7:00 PM - August 21, 2017 9:00 PM

The Nobel-Prize winning Chilean poet and politician, Pablo Neruda, was the most notorious communist in post-WWII Chile.

Old School Screening

Williams College Museum of Art

August 24, 2017 7:00 PM

Vintage educational shorts pulled from archives by Images Cinema.

Film Series: McCabe and Mrs. Miller

Oldcastle Theatre Company

McCabe & Mrs. Miller reimagines the American West as a muddy frontier filled with hustlers, opportunists, and corporate sharks

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Music

Hootenanny

Lickety Split at MASS MoCA

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

Free Concert: Across the Pond

The Clark Art Institute

July 4, 2017 6:30 PM - July 4, 2017 8:00 PM

The ever-popular music of the Beatles comes to life through Bennington-based cover band Across the Pond.

Free Concert: Samantha Farrell

The Clark Art Institute

July 11, 2017 6:30 PM - July 11, 2017 8:00 PM

Her ever evolving sound is an intersection of jazz, folk, pop and poetry.

Baroque cello duos

St. John's Episcopal Church

July 17, 2017 12:00 PM - July 17, 2017 1:00 PM

Free concert of music for baroque cello, performed by Lucy Bardo & Christine Gummere. Works by Boismortier, Telemann, J.S. Bach, Boccherini.

Free Concert: Sydney Worthley

The Clark Art Institute

July 18, 2017 6:30 PM - July 18, 2017 8:00 PM

A multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter with a sound that’s all her own.

Free Concert: Capital Brass

The Clark Art Institute

July 25, 2017 6:30 PM - July 25, 2017 8:00 PM

Great music and beautiful scenery on Tuesdays in July.

Free Concert: Francesca Shanks

The Clark Art Institute

August 6, 2017 1:00 PM - August 6, 2017 3:00 PM

An acoustic concert series at Thomas Schütte: Crystal, Schütte’s site-specific installation on Stone Hill.

Bach to BlackNotes

St. John's Episcopal Church

August 7, 2017 12:00 PM - August 7, 2017

Pianist Kyle Walker in a program entitled “Bach to BlackNotes”, music of J.S. Bach and various African-American composers. Free.

My Morning Jacket

MASS MoCA

August 12, 2017 7:30 PM

From psychedelic to soul to classic rock and roll, My Morning Jacket’s range remains steadfast throughout the band’s sixteen years.

Free concert – Ives: “Concord” Sonata

St. John's Episcopal Church

August 14, 2017 12:00 PM - August 14, 2017 1:00 PM

Northampton-based Pianist Andrew D’Antonio performs Charles Ives’ monumental Piano Sonata #2 (“Concord”). Free.

Free Concert: Darling Valley

The Clark Art Institute

August 20, 2017 1:00 PM - August 20, 2017 3:00 PM

An acoustic concert series at Thomas Schütte: Crystal, Schütte’s site-specific installation on Stone Hill.

Quartet for the End of Time

St. John's Episcopal Church

August 21, 2017 12:00 PM - August 21, 2017 1:00 PM

Ensemble Chamarré performs Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time. Free.

An Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan

The Clark Art Institute

August 26, 2017 7:30 PM - August 26, 2017 9:00 PM

The Valley Light Opera of Amherst performs a lively selection of Gilbert & Sullivan songs.

FreshGrass Festival 2017

MASS MoCA

September 15 - September 17, 2017

FreshGrass is rich in both traditional and cutting-edge bluegrass, presented in a wide array of venues tucked appropriately into a 19th-century factory turned 21st-century museum.

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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Theatre

Risk! Podcast Live

MASS MoCA

July 1, 2017

Tune in as host Kevin Allison leads a cathartic, laugh-out-loud, anything-goes kind of storytelling smorgasbord.

Moonlight & Magnolias

Oldcastle Theatre Company

June 28 - July 2, 2017

Moonlight & Magnolias hyperventilating slapstick comedy, an impassioned love song and a blazing critique of Hollywood

Anything Goes

The Mac-Haydn Theatre

June 22 - July 2, 2017

Set sail on this classic Cole Porter adventure aboard The SS American!

Fourth of July Celebration

Sawyer Library

July 4, 2017

Hear WTF actors read the Declaration of Independence and the British reply before viewing the Chapin Library’s Founding Documents of the United States collection.

The Roommate

Williamstown Theatre Festival

June 27 - July 6, 2017

Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner S. Epatha Merkerson and Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Jane Kaczmarek star in this absorbing comedy about self-discovery.

WTF+WCMA: The Dramaturge

Williams College Museum of Art

July 6, 2017 5:00 PM

A live reading of a new play by Williamstown Theatre Festival actors brings to life the archive of sources that contextualize the script.

WTF Reading: Blue Skies Process

The Clark Art Institute

July 7, 2017 3:00 PM - July 7, 2017 4:30 PM

The opportunity to experience new work in development by the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

The Model American

Williamstown Theatre Festival

June 28 - July 9, 2017

In 2017, what does it take for an immigrant to achieve the American Dream? With humor and humanity, playwright Jason Kim (HBO’s “Girls”) explores this question.

Moonlight & Magnolias

Oldcastle Theatre Company

July 5 - July 9, 2017

Moonlight & Magnolias hyperventilating slapstick comedy, an impassioned love song and a blazing critique of Hollywood

Oral Archives + Lex and Love

Williams College Museum of Art

July 13, 2017 5:00 PM

A live reading of a new play by Williamstown Theatre Festival actors brings to life the archive of sources that contextualize the script.

WTF Reading: The Fit

The Clark Art Institute

July 14, 2017 3:00 PM - July 14, 2017 4:30 PM

The opportunity to experience new work in development by the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

WTF Reading: Noura

The Clark Art Institute

July 21, 2017 3:00 PM - July 21, 2017 4:30 PM

The opportunity to experience new work in development by the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

Where Storms are Born

Williamstown Theatre Festival

July 12 - July 23, 2017

Obie Award winner and Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy directs 2016 WTF Playwright-in-Residence Harrison David Rivers’ world premiere play.

Mauritius

Oldcastle Theatre Company

July 21 - July 23, 2017

Tingling suspense follows with Theresa Rebeck’s “Mauritius,” a tension filled exploration of the seemingly benign hobby of stamp collecting.

WTF Reading: Seared

The Clark Art Institute

July 28, 2017 3:00 PM - July 28, 2017 4:30 PM

The opportunity to experience new work in development by the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

The Clean House

Williamstown Theatre Festival

July 19 - July 29, 2017

Tony Award nominee Jessica Hecht leads the cast in this heartfelt comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl.

Mauritius

Oldcastle Theatre Company

July 26 - July 30, 2017

Tingling suspense follows with Theresa Rebeck’s “Mauritius,” a tension filled exploration of the seemingly benign hobby of stamp collecting.

WTF Reading: Lempicka

The Clark Art Institute

August 4, 2017 3:00 PM - August 4, 2017 4:30 PM

Experience new work in development by the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow

Williamstown Theatre Festival

July 26 - August 6, 2017

by Halley Feiffer Directed by Trip Cullman WORLD PREMIERE You’ve known Olga, Masha and Irina for nearly one hundred and seventeen years. But this summer, they are, like, unhappy for reals. Obie Award winner and Drama Desk nominee Trip Cullman directs Outer Critics Award nominee and Theater World Award Winner Halley Feiffer’s world premiere: a contemporary adaptation of Chekhov’s Three […]

Mauritius

Oldcastle Theatre Company

August 2 - August 6, 2017

Tingling suspense follows with Theresa Rebeck’s “Mauritius,” a tension filled exploration of the seemingly benign hobby of stamp collecting.

WTF Reading: Overjoyed

The Clark Art Institute

August 11, 2017 3:00 PM - August 11, 2017 4:30 PM

Experience new work in development by the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

WTF Reading: Screenplay by Stalin

The Clark Art Institute

August 18, 2017 3:00 PM - August 18, 2017 4:30 PM

The opportunity to experience new work in development by the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

A Legendary Romance

Williamstown Theatre Festival

August 3 - August 20, 2017

Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Lonny Price directs an intimate new musical that delivers us to the intersection of loyalty, love, and ambition.

Actually

Williamstown Theatre Festival

August 9 - August 20, 2017

Lileana Blain-Cruz directs Anna Ziegler’s deeply felt and relevant world premiere play about intimacy and responsibility, power and provocation, privilege and protocol.

A Comedy of Tenors

Oldcastle Theatre Company

August 18 - August 20, 2017

Picture one hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could go wrong?

A Comedy of Tenors

Oldcastle Theatre Company

August 23 - August 27, 2017

Picture one hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could go wrong?

A Comedy of Tenors

Oldcastle Theatre Company

August 30 - September 3, 2017

Picture one hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could go wrong?

Equus

Oldcastle Theatre Company

September 29 - October 1, 2017

“Equus,” the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious fascination with horses.

Equus

Oldcastle Theatre Company

October 4 - October 8, 2017

“Equus,” the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious fascination with horses.

Equus

Oldcastle Theatre Company

October 11 - October 15, 2017

“Equus,” the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious fascination with horses.

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Family Programs

Magic show with Ed Popielarczyk

Milne Public Library

July 7, 2017 2:00 PM - July 7, 2017 3:00 PM

Ed’s magic show is a comedy show that uses a lot of audience participation.

Kids Can Too!

MASS MoCA

July 22, 2017

Interactive music making for families with faculty and fellows of the Bang on a Can Festival.

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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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