The Berkshires Calendar for March 19

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ART

Clark Art Institute: First of a three-part block printing class with Michael Vincent Bushy of IS183 Art School of the Berkshires. No experience necessary. Tuition: $105 ($90 for Clark and IS183 members) plus a $15 materials fee. From 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Hunter Studio in the Lunder Center, Stone Hill on the Clark campus, 225 South St., Williamstown. To register: IS183.org, 413-298-5252, ext. 100.

COMMUNITY

Rabies Clinic:
Sponsored by the Cachat Family to benefit the Relay for Life, $12 per vaccination, 1 to 3 p.m., Dalton Fire Station, Flansburg Avenue, Dalton.

DANCE

Hip-Hop Workshop:
North Chatham Free Library's Literature & the Arts Series. Recommended for ages 12 and older. Spend a fun, energy-filled hour doing hip-hop dance moves, mixing learned steps with freestyle dancing set to hip-hop music, 3 p.m., Malden Bridge Community Center, 1087 Albany Turnpike, Malden Bridge, N.Y. Information: 518-766-3211 or email northchathamlibrary.org.

FILM

Farm Film Fest 9:
Films that focus on farms, farming, and farming issues from both local and national filmmakers, cosponsored by the Chatham Film Club, Chatham Agricultural Partnership, and Columbia Land Conservancy. Free admission with a cash donation or nonperishable food item to the Chatham Silent Food Pantry. Free reception follows at The People's Pub, 36 Main St. From 1 to 4 p.m., Crandell Theatre, 48 Main St., Chatham, N.Y.; chathamkeepfarming.org/FarmFilmFest.html.

Hevreh of Southern Berkshire: Confirmation Class fundraiser, Morning at the Movies: "Dough," a comedy about a Jewish baker and a young Muslim apprentice, starring Jonathan Pryce as the baker. Tickets $15 at the door, includes film and a light breakfast, 10:30 a.m., The Triplex, Great Barrington.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Pittsfield Sangha: Meditative Book Study, "The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying" by Sogyal Rinpoche, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; pittsfieldsangha@hotmail.com, 413-358-2626 or 508-237-4252

LECTURE

Lenox Library: Distinguished Lecture Series, "Lenox at 250 years, Panel II, 1880-2017" with Cornelia Brooke Gilder, Richard S. Jackson Jr., Olga Weiss and David Roche, 4 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox, 413-637-2630 ext. 115.

MUSIC

Berkshire Highlanders: Sundays @ 3 Concert. Highlanders' 40th Anniversary Concert; $7, $5 seniors, $20 family of 4-6, kids under 12 free when accompanied by a paying adult; at 3 p.m., First Congregational Church, 514 Main St., Dalton, 413-684-1715.

Berkshire Lyric Chorus: Kick the Winter Blues Concert, "Happy Trails, Songs from the American West," featuring Berkshire Lyric Chorus and Blafield Children's Chorus, reception follows, 3 p.m., Lenox Town Hall auditorium, Lenox; BerkshireLyric.org.

Sing Praise to the Lord Series:
Between Forever, 3 p.m., Dalton United Methodist Church, 755 Main St., Dalton. Information: 413-684-0521.

THEATER

Clark Art Institute: "Amadeus," broadcast live from the National Theatre of London, 1 p.m., in the auditorium of the museum, 225 South St., Williamstown. Tickets: clarkart.edu, 413-458-0524.

Ghent Playhouse:
2014 Tony Award Nominee for Best Play, "Mothers & Sons" by Terrence McNally, 2 p.m., 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent, N.Y. Tickets: 800-838-3006, ghentplayhouse.org.

Hubbard Hall: Karen Zacarias' comedy "The Book Club Play," 2 p.m., 15 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. Tickets: hubbardhall.org, 518-677-2495.

Nutshell Playhouse: Auditions for actors/singers/clowns/puppeteers. Actors will receive training in clowning, mask, mime and puppetry; perform in the Nutshell Playhouse repertory and be involved in creating new works, 3 p.m., Berkshire Pulse, 420 Park St., Housatonic.

Shakespeare & Company: "Joan Ackermann: One Playwright, One Weekend" with staged play readings. A World Premiere script, 1 p.m.; "Ice Glen," 4 p.m., Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St., Lenox. Tickets: shakespeare.org or 413-637-3353.

Town Players of Pittsfield: Fully staged production of "The Whale" by Samuel D. Hunter, contains strong language, 8 p.m., Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Tickets: 413-443-9279.

WAM Theatre: Fresh Takes Play Reading Series, "The Bridge Initiative: Women in Theatre New Work Contest winner, "The Flora and Fauna" by Alyson Mead, directed by Molly Clancy. Limited tickets, $20 each, includes a post-show conversation and the opportunity to meet the cast and director, 3:30 p.m., No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe, 6 Depot St., West Stockbridge; wamtheatre.com/fresh-takes-2017.

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