Things to do in the Berkshires and So. Vermont for June 7 -13

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ART

ANNA FARRINGTON GRAPHIC ARTS AND DESIGN
49 Eagle St., North Adams
49eaglestreet.com
Through July 15: "Glitche" immersive installation by Sam Okerstrom-Lang.

ART OMI
1405 County Route 22, Ghent, N.Y.
518-392-4747, artomi.org
Current exhibitions: Benjamin Cadena, "Over the Line." Ana Tiscornia and Liliana Porter. Caroline O’Donnell and Martin Miller, "Primitive Hut." Dove Bradshaw, "Indeterminacy IV." David Shrigley, "Memorial." Angela Bulloch, Tony Tasset and Matt Wedel, sculpture. Gosia Wlodarczak, "Grass: Frost Drawing for Omi." Tom Burr, "A Few Golden Moments." Jason Middlebrook and Kianja Strobert, "Fat Bike Project." OCAD University Students and Mark Tholen, "The Steam Canoe." Craig Shillitto, "Barbacoa." Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley, "ReActor." Andreas Savva, "Oval Frontiers." Freya Powell, "Active Turn: Home." Rob Fischer, "Omi Pond House." Charley Friedman, "Squirrel Gang." Iran do Espírito Santo, "Playground." Diann Bauer, "Icarus Meets Apollo." Folkert de Jong, Donald Baechler, sculpture. Catherine Lee, "Constants." Jackie Ferrara, "Ribbed Dome (Rebuilt)." Harrison Atelier, "Species Niches." Paula Hayes, "Trees for ETs." Yoandy Rizo Fiallo, "Nest: Points of View." Bryan Hunt, "Cloak of Lorenzo." Jene Highsten, "Untitled Iron Casting." Laurent Ewing, "Relic II, (Decoy)." Oliver Kruse, "Interfere" and "Clench." "Augmented Reality: Peeling Layers of Space Out of Thin Air," curated by John Cleater. Dennis Adams, "Bus Shelter XI, (Heidegger)." Robert Melee, "It Up, and Her Leaving." Richard Nonas, "Smoke." Tarik Currimbhoy, "Ellipse." Thomas Matsuda, "Purification." Forrest Myers, "Valledor." Stanley Boxer, "Retrospective." Dewitt Godfrey, "Picker Sculpture." John Cross, "Columns." Nancy Dwyer, "The Age of the Death of Irony." Tony Cragg, "Untitled." Philip Grausman, "Victoria, Susanna, and Eileen." Robert Grosvenor, "Untitled." Margaret Evangeline, "Gunshot Landscape." Antoni Milkowski, sculpture. Bernar Venet, "Arcs in Disorder: 4 Arcs x 5, and 83.5 Degree Diagonal Line." Beverly Pepper, "Paraclete." Dennis Oppenheim, "Marriage Tree." Mary Ann Unger, "Misericordia." Dina Recanati, "Trees." Donald Lipski, "Sallie, and Dirt Ball." Willard Boepple, "John Deere, and Room." Alice Aycock, "A Simple Network of Underground Wells and Tunnels."

AUSTERLITZ BICENTENNIAL
Saturday, June 9:
200th birthday parade, 11 a.m., Route 203, Spencertown, N.Y.; dedication of new Town Hall, noon; community picnic and old house tour, 1 to 4 p.m.; historical exhibits at St. Peter's church and Spencertown Academy, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; talk on history of Austerlitz at Spencertown Academy, 4 p.m. All events free.
Sunday, June 10: Old vehicle show and cookout at Austerlitz firehouse, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., historical exhibits at Old Austerlitz, and tour of old houses, one-room schoolhouse and 1852 Christian Church, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All events free.


BENNINGTON MUSEUM
75 Main St., Bennington, Vt.
802-447-1571, benningtonmuseum.org
Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
On view now: "Bennington Modernism," "Gilded Age Vermont," "Grandma Moses," "Grandma Moses Schoolhouse," "Early Vermont," "Cabinet of Curiosities" in the Church Gallery, "The Battle of Bennington — A Pivotal Point in American History" in the Sloane Gallery, "Bennington Pottery — From the Beginning."
Through June 13: "Bennington Collects," an eclectic selection of collections that have been compiled by residents of the greater Bennington area.
Through June 17: "Magic and Mystery: Works by Gayleen Aiken and Duane Michals," pairs drawings by Gayleen Aiken with photos by Duane Michals, one of the most celebrated photographers of the last 50 years.
Through Sept. 9: "Thinking about Extinction and Other Droll Things: Recent Prints and Drawings" by Edward Koren.
Through Sept. 16: "CAMBIUM (Into the Woods): Works by Bill Botzow."

BERKSHIRE ART MUSEUM
159 E. Main St., North Adams
413-664-9550, BAMuseum.org
Summer hours: Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
On view: "Faculty-Artists from New England Colleges," Permanent Collection/Iceberg Installation/Robotic Art/Annex, "A Chapel for Humanity."

BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN
Center House Leonhardt Galleries,
5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge
413-298-3926, berkshirebotonical.org
Through Oct. 8: "Ellsworth Kelly: Plant Lithographs," iconic plant lithographs created in Southern France between 1964 and 1965, daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. "Beautiful Strangers: Artists Discover the Garden," an exhibition of contemporary sculptures throughout the 15-acre grounds, with admission, daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM
39 South St., Pittsfield
413-443-7171, berkshiremuseum.org
On view: "Curiosity Incubator," "Lab 102," "World in Miniature," "Window on the World: A Look into the Permanent Collection," "Rocks and Minerals," "The Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation," "Berkshire Backyard" and the Aquarium.
Through Sept. 3: "Art of the Hills" juried art exhibition highlighting the works of both emerging and established Berkshire-based artists working in all styles and genres.

BUSHNELL-SAGE LIBRARY
48 Main St., Sheffield
bushnellsagelibrary.org
Through June: Judy Fox exhibition.

CHESTERWOOD
4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge
413-298-3579, chesterwood.org
Hours: Open May 26 - Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $20, $10 teens, kids free. Grounds: $10, $5 teens, kids free.
Thursday, June 7: Dr. Karen Zukowski, "City and Country Studios: French, Frelinghuysen, Morris, Judd and Other American Artists," 6:30 to 8 p.m., Lenox Library. Register: vbalint@savingplaces.org.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St., Williamstown
413-458-2303, clarkart.edu
Friday, June 8: Summer opening celebration, "Paris By Night," $125, 7 p.m. The Clark turns into a grand Parisian boulevard, with street performers, festive music, specialty crêpes and, of course, champagne. Reservations: 413-458-0524.
Opening June 9: "Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900," celebrates an international group of artists who overcame gender-based restrictions to make extraordinary creative strides, taking important steps in the fight for a more egalitarian art world. Featuring nearly 70 paintings drawn from prominent collections across the United States and abroad, the exhibition includes works by renowned artists including Berthe Morisot, Mary Cassatt and Rosa Bonheur, as well as their equally remarkable peers, such as Anna Ancher, Lilla Cabot Perry and Louise Breslau. On view through Sept. 3.
Opening June 9: "The Art of Iron: Objects from the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen, Normandy," presents 36 unique objects in an installation celebrating the craft and beauty of wrought iron. Salvaged by the founders of the Musée Le Secq during a period when wrought iron was being rapidly discarded and replaced with modern materials, these pieces tell stories of pre-industrial times.
Sunday, June 10: Opening lecture for "Women Artists in Paris, 1850–1900," 3 p.m., Manton Research Center.

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY SOCIETY
Steepletop, 440 East Hill Road, Austerlitz, N.Y.
518-392-3362, millay.org
Saturday, June 9: "Paint and Sip at Steepletop." Enjoy the wonders of an evening at Steepletop. Discover your inner artist and create an original work of art to take home at the end of the evening, $35, reservations recommended, 5 to 7:30 p.m.

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams.
413-346-4004, ferrincontemporary.com
Spring and fall hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Through July 22: "DIRECTIONS: Sergei Isupov."

GREEN MOUNTAIN ACADEMY
FOR LIFELONG LEARNING

Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
57 Seminary Ave., Manchester, Vt.
802-867-0111, greenmtnacademy.org
Saturday, June 9: "Collage Painting Class," $60 includes materials, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Long Trail School, 1045 Kirby Hollow Road., Dorset, Vt.

HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE
1843 W. Housatonic St., Pittsfield
413-443-0188, hancockshakervillage.org
Through Sept. 3: "Anything But Simple: Shaker Gift Drawings and the Women Who Made Them."
Saturday, June 9: "Silo Songs" opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 10: Opening of "Silo Songs," a permanent sound art project in the historic silo, inspired by early Shaker songs, created by Grammy-award winning composer Brad Wells. Offers visitors an immersive musical experience inside one of the museum’s restored silos, $20, free members, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

HISTORIC SALEM COURTHOUSE
58 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y.
518-854-7053, salemcourthouse.org
Through July 10: "On Perception," featuring Zorica Langa, Seth Butler, Matthew Bartik.
Friday, June 8: Opening reception with the artists, "On Perception," 5 to 8 p.m.

IS183 ART SCHOOL OF THE BERKSHIRES

13 Willard Hill Road, Stockbridge
413-298-5252, is183.org
Friday, June 1-22: Painting: A Sampler workshop with instructors Joe Baker, Paul Chojnowski, Wednesday Nelena Sorokin and Peter Long, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. $205.
Friday, June 8: Arts Night Out: Slump and Hump Molds clay workshop, 7 to 9 p.m., $40.
June 11-15: Batik Art: Painting with Wax intensive, 9:30 to 12:30 p.m., $225.
June 11-15: Intro to Jewelry Design intensive, explore cutting, hammering, drilling, stamping and shaping metal into pieces used to create jewelry, 1:30 to 4 p.m., $215.
June 12-14: Mixing Colors: A Primer, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $155.

JOANIE CIOLFI PAINTINGS
Contemporary Art Gallery
12 Housatonic St., Lenox
413-441-2626, joanpalanociolfi.com
Hours: Open June 15-Sept. 3, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily or by appointment

KNOX GALLERY/MONTEREY LIBRARY
452 Main Road, Monterey
413-528-3795, MontereyMassLibrary.org/knox-gallery/
June 8-July 21: Ellen Grenadier, "My Life With Clay… So Far!"

THE LIGHTNING JAR
194 North St., Bennington, Vt.
benningtonareaartscouncil.org, lightningjarvt.com
Through July 13: "Bright Ideas," a show exploring collaboration, innovation and leaving a legacy featuring the work of Seline Skoug, Barbara Sarvis, Melissa Richard, Nate Massari, Patty Smith, Michael Smoot and Misa Chappell.

MASS MoCA
1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams
413-662-2111, massmoca.org
Fall, Winter, Spring hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Tuesdays.
Tours of the galleries are offered daily and are free with admission.
Admission: Adults $20, seniors/veterans $18, students with ID $12, kids (6–16) $8, kids 5 and younger free, EBT/WIC cardholder $2.
On view: Liz Glynn: "The Archaeology of Another Possible Future." Glynn presents her most ambitious project to date in MASS MoCA's signature Building 5 gallery. "The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure the Night," illustrates the ways in which the hours of darkness continue to provoke the contemporary imagination. "Allison Janae Hamilton: Pitch." Hamilton's evocative work is influenced by the sights and sounds of the southern landscape. "Etel Adnan: A yellow sun A green sun a yellow sun A red sun a blue sun," presents a selection of paintings in oil and ink by the prolific Arab-American artist. Building 6 features work by artists including James Turrell, Louise Bourgeois, Jenny Holzer, Laurie Anderson, Gunnar Schonbeck and more.

MCLA GALLERY 51
51 Main St., North Adams
413-662-5320, mcla.edu/gallery51
Through June 22: Gerald Sheffield exhibition.

THE MOUNT
EDITH WHARTON'S HOME

2 Plunkett St., Lenox.
413-551-5111, edithwharton.org
Sunday, June 10: SculptureNow opening tour. Join exhibiting artists for a complete tour of the 2018 show. A reception on the terrace will follow. Free, 3:30 p.m.

NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM
9 Glendale Road, Stockbridge
Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
413-298-4100, nrm.org
Daily gallery talks at 11 a.m., 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.
On view: "Norman Rockwell's 323 "Saturday Evening Post" Covers."
Friday, June 8: "Norman Rockwell in Detail" talk with Tom Daly, 1:30 p.m.
June 9-Oct. 28: "Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition," featuring "Shuffleton's Barbershop."
Through June 10: "Gloria Stoll Karn: Pulp Romance," learn about the pulp fiction career of this pioneering female artist, working in a field previously assigned to male illustrators.
Through Oct. 2018: "A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell's Stockbridge Studio," explore Norman Rockwell's original Stockbridge studio, reinstalled to look as it did in 1960.

THE RIVER ART PROJECT
2 Depot Road, Stockbridge
413-298-5163, riverartproject.com
Gallery open Thursday through Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
June 8-Sept. 2: "The River Art Project," featuring recognized painters from the Berkshire region who work with the river as their subject matter including; Bart Elsbach, Michael Filmus, Scott Prior and Jim Schantz.
Friday, June 8: Opening reception for "The River Art Project."

SALEM ART WORKS
19 Cary Lane, Salem, N.Y.
518-854-7674, salemartworks.org
Friday, June 8: Opening reception for "Young and Studio Resident" session 1 artist.
Saturday, June 9:
Open studios, with music and pizza, 4 to 6 p.m.

SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER
5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield
413-258-4100, sandisfieldartscenter.org
The gallery is open during performances. Private showings are available by appointment with the artist.
Through 30: Neil Nourse in the Gallery. Opening reception, free, June 2 at 2 p.m.

SCHANTZ GALLERIES CONTEMPORARY GLASS
3 Elm St., Stockbridge
413-298-3044, schantzgalleries.com
Through June 26: "Nature in Glass: A Delicate Balance," featuring artists Paul Stankard, Kelly O'Dell and Raven Skyriver.

SCULPTURE NOW
On the grounds of The Mount
2 Plunkett St., Lenox
413-623-2068, sculpturenow.org, edithwharton.org
Sunday, June 10: Free opening celebration, artists-guided tour, 3:30 to 5 p.m., reception 5 to 7 p.m., remarks by Anita Walker, executive director of Massachusetts Cultural Council.

SHELBURNE ARTS CO-OP
26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls
413-625-9324, shelburneartscoop.com
Hours: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., closed Tuesdays.
Through June 25: "Magical Shelburne Falls," exhibition by photographer Marty Yaffee.

SOUTHERN VERMONT ARTS CENTER
930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, Vt.
802-362-1405, svac.org
Through June 24: Renowned photographer and documentary filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' photography exhibit "Identity," Timothy's work, capturing the portraits of a spectrum of notable figures, offers a refreshing and deeply engaging look into race, gender, class, sexuality and ethnicity in America.
June 9-July 8: Summer Solo Shows, a wide range of mediums including sculpture, photography, collage, landscape, abstract, portrait and encaustic painting are represented by the ten 2018 Solo Artists exhibiting at SVAC. On display will be the work of Keith Batten, Patricia Busso, Anne Cummings, Myles Dannaher, Tanya Gabrielle, Walter Lauf, Stephen Lorber, Marion Waldo McChesney, Thomas Merwin, Robert O'Brien, Todd Reuben and Katie Runde.
Saturday, June 9: Summer Solo Shows opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m.

SPENCERTOWN ACADEMY ARTS CENTER
790 NY-203, Spencertown, N.Y.
518-392-3693, spencertownacademy.org
On view through June 17: "Woodlands and Wetlands," by artists Jacqueline Altman, James Coe, George Dirolf, Ellen Jouret-Epstein, Roger McKee and Burdette Parks.

SVC LAUMEISTER ART CENTER
44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington, Vt.
802-442-7158, artcenter.svc.edu
On view: "Native American Art and Artifacts," includes more than 300 paintings, 50 bronzes, 50 Hopi Kachinas, 85 hand-woven Navajo rugs and numerous pieces of Native American pottery, jewelry and baskets. "The Wildlife and Nature Collection," includes artists such as Manfred Schatz, Carl Brenders, Bob Kuhn, Richard Schmid, Huihan Liu and Charles Frace. "The Eric Sloane Collection," a look at Americana as through the artist's eyes, the eyes of a traveler of this country from the 1920s into the 1980s. "The Floyd Scholz Carving Collection," bird carvings. "Wind Sculptures" and Covered Bridge Museum.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART
WCMA Galleries, 15 Lawrence
Hall Drive, Williamstown
413-597-2429, wcma.williams.edu
June 7-Sept. 3: "The Topography of Color."
Through Aug. 31: Comprised of 33 objects from five Mesoamerican civilizations — Maya, Teotihuacán, Nayarit, Zapotec and Aztec — "The Seeds of Divinity" explores the spiritual and the sacred, plumbing the mutable line between humans, gods and animals.


DANCE

BASILICA HUDSON
110 South Front St, Hudson, N.Y.
basilicahudson.org
Saturday, June 9: (Freak) Flag Day annual dance party, kicking off at sundown with Hudson’s fireworks display. A new-wave and industrial dance party raising flags and funds for art and freaks.

JACOB'S PILLOW DANCE FESTIVAL
Ted Shawn Theatre,
358 George Carter Road, Becket
413-243-0745, jacobspillow.org
Morning classes, open to participants of all experience levels, ages 16 and older.
Mondays: Pilates with Sean P. Gallagher, 8 to 9 a.m., bring your own mat.
Tuesdays: Ballet with Ian Spencer Bell, 8 a.m.
Wednesdays: African dance with instructor Marilyn Sylla and drumming by Sekou Sylla, 8 a.m.
Thursdays: Zumba with Ilana Siegal, 8 a.m.
Fridays: Modern dance with guest artists, 8 a.m.

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center, VT 05255
802-362-2607, mclvt.org
Wednesdays: Shake Your Soul, an engaging, fun and creative dance class for adults, no experience necessary, $10 suggested donation, 9 to 10 a.m.

OLGA DUNN SCHOOL OF DANCE
46 Castle St, Great Barrington
olgadunndance.org
Saturday, June 9: "Broadcasting Live," a show featuring Olga Dunn School of Dance students and faculty, $18, 7 p.m., Monument Mountain High School.


FAIRS, FESTIVALS AND FAMILY FUN

5TH ANNUAL LENOX
RHUBARB FESTIVAL

18 Main St., Lenox
413-270-5505, lenoxrhubarbfestival.com
Saturday, June 9: Rhubarb Pancake Breakfast, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Homemade strawberry-rhubarb pies, ice cream, cake, preserves, rhubarb tacos, fresh local rhubarb, rhubarb plants and recipe booklets, free, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Savory Rhubarb Contest, buy a spoon, $5, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. while supplies last. Rhubarb Around Town, various shop and restaurant owners offer rhubarb drinks, savory items and desserts, June 6-10.

ANIMAGIC. MUSEUM OF ANIMATION, SPECIAL EFFECTS, AND ART
135 Main St., Lee
413-841-6679, mambor.com
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday: Multimedia presentation: "Hollywood in the Berkshires." Academy Award-winning animators, special effects engineers will tell you how Berkshire talent made these movies possible: "2001 Space Odyssey," "The Matrix," "Chicken Run," "X-Men," "Predator," "Zelig," "Wallace and Gromit," "Lord of the Rings." See real Academy Award. Call to reserve your time. Ages 5 to 95.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday: Make your own Animation in our Hands-on Studio Workshop. Academy Award-winning animators and special effects engineers will teach you how to make your own animated movies. $20, instructions, materials and movie upload included. Call to reserve your time. Ages 5 to 95.

BARTHOLOMEW'S COBBLE
105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield
413-298-3239 ext. 3013, thetrustees.org
Sunday, June 10: Guided Housatonic River Canoe Adventures, $15-$25, 9 to 11 a.m.

BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
413-499-9480, pittsfieldlibrary.org
Mondays: Tiny Tots Story Time, 10 a.m.
Thursdays: Play and Learn for preschoolers ages 3 to 5, 10 a.m.; Lego Club, 3:30 p.m.

BERKSHIRE MUSEUM
39 South St., Pittsfield
413-443-7171, berkshiremuseum.org
Tuesdays: WeeMuse Littlest Learners. Play and learn with stories, songs and creative movement for children ages 6-18 months, $13 adult, $6 child, children 3 and younger and museum members free, 10:30 a.m.
Fridays: WeeMuse Adventures, children ages 18 months to 3 years explore the aquarium and other galleries with songs, stories and playtime, $13 adult, $6 child, children 3 and younger and museum members free, 11 a.m.
Saturdays: Chow Time in the aquarium, help prepare meals for the turtles, chameleon and other creatures, $13 adult, $6 child, children 3 and younger and museum members free,12:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 9: Pop-Up Play Day, children can build and rebuild with the big, blue blocks of Imagination Playground, $13 adult, $6 child, children 3 and younger and museum members free, 10 a.m. to noon.

BUSHNELL-SAGE LIBRARY
48 Main St., Sheffield
413-229-7004, bushnellsagelibrary.org
Tuesdays: Lego Club, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.
Wednesdays: Chess Club, 3:15 p.m.
Thursdays: Sing and Play, sing, jump, wiggle and spin to music of all kinds, for kids ages 2 and older, 10 a.m., followed by storytime; Art for All, 3:15 p.m.

COLUMBIA COUNTY
HISTORICAL SOCIETY

16 Broad St., Kinderhook N.Y.
518-758-9265, cchsny.org
Saturday, June 9: First Columbians 2018: Annual Fundraising Gala to Benefit the Columbia County Historical Society.

DALTON CRA
400 Main St., Dalton
413-684-2459, daltoncra.org
Ongoing events:
Family swim is offered several times throughout the week — schedule available at daltoncra.org. One member of the group needs a CRA general membership and all must wear swim caps.
Thursdays: Grow Dalton will host a public market. Vendors include farmers and sellers of all manner of foods, beverages, fresh produce and general farm products as well as local artisans. There will also be music in our new gazebo on the Memorial Lawn.

DALTON LIONS CLUB
American Legion field, Route 9, Dalton.
Through June 10: Dalton Fair. Thrilling rides, games and food. Advance ride tickets at Greenridge Variety, Dalton General Store, Dalton CRA members, Dalton Fire Dept. Fireworks Friday and Saturday nights.

DANIEL'S ART PARTY
Bard College at Simon’s Rock
84 Alford Road, Great Barrington
simons-rock.edu
June 12-July 1: Performing arts and community-engagement festival featuring three weeks of unique and fun shows for all, including a pop-art ballet, campus-wide hunt for theatrical creatures, choral concert gone awry, secular Sunday celebration, multimedia event honoring our local firefighters, fun-loving agricultural variety show in partnership with Moon In The Pond Farm and rollicking country musical farce. $10-$15, $5 kids. All access pass: $50 adults, $25 kids.

GREAT BARRINGTON LIBRARIES
Mason Library, 231 Main St.,
Great Barrington, 413-528-2403
Ramsdell Library, 1087 Main St.,
Housatonic, 413-274-3738
gblibraries.org
Tuesdays: Mason Brain Builders play and learn group, reading, singing, playing and talk during circle time with fun table-time activities, combining STEM and Every Child Ready to Read, for babies up to 5 years and their caregivers, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Mason.
Saturdays: Fun with Fine Arts, book and reading-related crafts for children ages 3 and up, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ramsdell.

HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE
1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield
hancockshakervillage.org
Thursdays: Farm Friends, meet one of our farm animals, story and crafts, for ages 2 to 5, with admission, 10:30 a.m. to noon.

HILDENE, THE LINCOLN
FAMILY HOME

1005 Hildene Road, Manchester, Vt.
802-362-1788, hildene.org
Sunday, June 10: Community Day, experience home and gardens, The Museum Store, Pullman car Sunbeam, goat dairy and cheese-making, Dene Farm, teaching greenhouse, floating boardwalk and 12 miles of scenic trails, no admission fee, 9:30 to 4:30 p.m.

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center, Vt.
802-362-2607, mclvt.org
Mondays: Tiny Tots Storytime for babies and toddlers ages 0-2, 10 a.m.
Thursdays: Play and Learn for preschoolers, ages 3-5, 10 a.m.

MASS AUDUBON
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary,
472 West Mountain Road, Lenox
413-637-0320, massaudubon.org
Call to register for programs.
Wednesday, June 13: Evening at Beaver Ponds, for ages 3 and older, $4-$8, $3-$6 members, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary.

NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY
74 Church St., North Adams
413-662-3133, naplibrary.com
Tuesdays: Toddler Story and Sing Along, 10:30 a.m.
Wednesdays: Preschool Story and Craft Time, 10:30 a.m.

PITTSFIELD SUNS BASEBALL SEASON
105 Wahconah St., Pittsfield
413-445-7867, pittsfieldsuns.com
Friday, June 8: Home game.
Tuesday, June 12: Home game.

SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER
5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield
413-258-4100, sandisfieldartscenter.org
Friday, June 8: Free Friday night at the movies, free, 5:30 p.m. Visit sandisfieldartscenter.org for movie titles.

STEEPLECATS BASEBALL SEASON
Joe Wolfe Field, 310 State St., North Adams
413-398-4060, steeplecats.org
All games start at 6:30 p.m., except Sunday games which start at 4:30 p.m.
June 7, 10, 11, 13: Home games.

STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY, MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
46 Main St., Stockbridge
413-298-5501, stockbridgelibrary.org
Wednesdays: Littles Story Time, songs, big books, fingerplays and bounces, followed by open play time, 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 9: Berkshire Museum presents the Children's Mohican Program for children ages 3 to 5. Speaking as if we were living in the North American woods, we explore our options of survival as the Mohicans once did. There is beading, dress up, drumming and a gardening activity, free, 10 a.m.

SUSAN B. ANTHONY
BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM
67 East Road, Adams
413-743-7121, susanbanthonybirthplace.com
Sunday, June 10:
Susan B. Anthony Visits Adams, join us for a visit from Susan B. Anthony and an Anthony Family Reunion, with hot dogs and hamburgers, historic lawn games and a presentation, 3 p.m., Town Common, Center Street, Adams.


FILM

BRANDON TOWN HALL
Route 7, Brandon, Vt.
Donations welcome. Live music for silent films provided by Jeff Rapsis.
Saturday, June 9: "Steamboat Bill, Jr." 1928, starring Buster Keaton. Sponsored by Nancy and Gary Meffe.

CLARK ART INSTITUTE
225 South St., Williamtown
413-458-2303, clarkart.edu
French Film Series: "Spotlight on Agnès Varda," films screened at Images Cinema, 50 Spring St., Williamstown, $5-$10, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, June 12: "Le Bonheur" (1965). Inspired by Jean Renoir's "Picnic in the Grass" and by the pastoral paintings of the French Impressionists, "Le Bonheur" is a wry social satire that subtly questions the ideal of the modern, happy family.

MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
14 Castle St., Great Barrington
413-528-0100, mahaiwe.org
Thursday, June 7: "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" (1994), $10 movie and drink, $8 general, 7 p.m.

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center, VT 05255
802-362-2607, mclvt.org
Tuesday, June 12: Classic Film Series, call the Library or visit mclvt.org for specific film title, free, 1 p.m.

SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER
5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield
413-258-4100, sandisfieldartscenter.org
Friday, June 8: Free Friday night at the movies, free, 5:30 p.m. Visit sandisfieldartscenter.org for movie titles.


MUSIC

BEND THE KNOTTED OAK
CHAMBER MUSIC
Saturday, June 9:
"Music That Dances" with classics by Chopin, Shostakovich and Ravel, plus ragtime, bebop and more, $25 suggested donation, 2 to 4 p.m., Mettabee Farm, 551 Harlemville Road, Hillsdale, N.Y.

BENNINGTON MUSEUM
75 Main St., Bennington, Vt.
802-447-1571, benningtonmuseum.org
Saturday, June 9: "Old Vermont Sheet Music: A Parlor Song Performance" with Linda Radtke, mezzo-soprano, and Arthur Zorn, keyboards, free, 2 p.m.

BERKSHIRE CHILDREN'S
CHORUS

413-229-2465, berkshirechildrenschorus.org
Sunday, June 10: Berkshire Children's Chorus Spring Concert, donations accepted, 4 p.m., Saint James Place, 352 Main St., Great Barrington.

BERKSHIRE HILLSMEN
413-281-9727, 518-567-3505
Sunday, June 10: 61st Anniversary show, $15-$18, 3 p.m.,Taconic Hills High School, 73 County Route 11A, Craryville, N.Y.

BERKSHIRE MUSIC SCHOOL
Taft Recital Hall,
30 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
413-442-1411, berkshiremusicschool.org
Thursday, June 7: Adult recital (adult students from various studios). Coffee, wine, beer available. $10, 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 9: Students from the piano studio of Charles Marshall in recital, free, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

BERKSHIRE SCENIC RAILWAY
HOOSICK VALLEY LINE

4 Hoosac St., Adams
413-663-4189, berkshiretrains.org
Saturday, June 9: Cabaret Getaway Trains, enjoy the a midsummer’s evening while sipping on your favorite cocktail and listening to the musical duo Sam and Ron. One-hour round trip departing from Adams Station. $22 per ticket. Train departs 7 p.m.

B'SHALOM CHORALE
413-518-1836, BShalomChorale@gmail.com
Wednesdays: Wednesday rehearsals, 7 to 9 p.m., Hevreh of Southern Berkshires, 270 State Road, Great Barrington.

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS
WITH MUSIC

800-843-0778,
cewm.org, berkshirehighpeaksmusic.org
Saturday, June 9: Lenny at 100 — Feel the BERNstein Gala featuring Michael Chertock, piano, Danielle Talamantes, soprano, Kerry Wilkerson, baritone, Rachel Lee Priday, violin, Yehuda Hanani, cello, $27-$50, 6 p.m., Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.

EAGLES BAND
413-442-2782, eaglescommunityband.org
Saturday, June 9: Eagles Trombone Ensemble at the Rhubarb Festival, free, 11 a.m., Main Street, Lenox.

HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE
1843 W. Housatonic St., Pittsfield
413-443-0188, hancockshakervillage.org
Saturday, June 9: Northeast Fiddlers' Convention, presented with Oldtone, featuring Bill & the Belles and Nils Fredland. $20-$25, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. $20-$25, 7 p.m. to midnight. All access: $35-$45, 10 a.m. to midnight. Teens, ages 13-17, $15 for either the day or the night, $25 for all access. Children 12 and younger free.

MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS
CENTER

14 Castle St., Great Barrington
413-528-0100, mahaiwe.org
Sunday, June 10: Melissa Etheridge, $71-$146, 7 p.m.

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center, Vt.
802-362-2607, mclvt.org
Tuesday, June 12: Berkshire Hills Chorus a cappella concert, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, June 13: Classical guitarist Eric Despard will perform classical guitar music spanning 500 years -from the Renaissance through today, free, 7 p.m.

MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
375 Church St., North Adams
413-662-5000, mcla.edu
Through June 29: Violin Repair Workshops, small class sizes and hands-on learning, Monday-Friday. mcla.edu/Academics/continuing-education/violinrepair.

MASS MOCA
1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA
413-662-2111, massmoca.org
Saturday, June 9: Paul de Jong with Matthew Gold, $12-36, 8 p.m.

MUSIC FROM SALEM
Hubbard Hall
25 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y.
518-232-2347, musicfromsalem.org
Emerging Artist Workshop Concerts:
Sunday, June 10: Cello Seminar Concert, pay what you can, 4 p.m.

STOCKBRIDGE SINFONIA
1045 West St., Pittsfield
413-442-3289, stockbridgesinfonia.org
Saturdays: Rehearsal, 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St., Pittsfield. Bring a stand.

TAMARACK HOLLOW NATURE
AND CULTURAL CENTER

1515 Savoy Hollow Road, Windsor
tamarackhollow.com
Mondays: West African & Caribbean drum and song classes with Aimee Gelinas, $10, 6 p.m. beginner, 7 p.m. advanced, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield. Drop ins welcome; drums provided. No classes June 25.


READINGS, WALKS AND TALKS

1BERKSHIRE
6 Allen St., Pittsfield
413-499-1600, 1berkshire.com
Tuesday, June 12: Good News Business Salute, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

THE ABODE OF THE MESSAGE
5 Abode Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.
518-794-8095, theabode.org
Thursdays: Taught from transcribed papers of talks given by Hazrat Inayat Khan, Thursday Message classes mix meditation, breathing and movement practices with receptive listening to Sufi teachings. Message Class is preceded by dinner at 6 p.m. in the Razzaq Dining Room. Class held at 7 pm.
Sundays: Meditation Class, encounter new and familiar forms of meditation and deepen one's practice, 10 a.m.
Sundays: Universal Worship service, ordained spiritual leaders explore themes and subjects common to all traditions. They light candles representing the world's religious traditions and read from their sacred texts, often introducing participants to an experience of the connections, teachings, music, or rituals of these traditions, 11 a.m. and is followed by brunch.
June 11-15: Hope and Sacred Activism intensive, Andrew Harvey presents his vision of Sacred Activism, the holy and transforming force that is born when the profound peace, passion, stamina and joy of deep spirituality is combined with radical action. $330-$730.

BARTHOLOMEW'S COBBLE
105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield
413-298-3239 ext. 3013, thetrustees.org
Sundays, June 10: Guided Housatonic River Canoe Adventures, $15-$25, 9 to 11 a.m.

BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
413-499-9480
Tuesdays on the Terrace
Conversations about the creative process. Tuesday, June 5: Berkshire Theatre Group.
Tuesday, June 12:
Jacob's Pillow Festival.

BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN
Center House Leonhardt Galleries,
5 W. Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge
413-298-3926, berkshirebotonical.org
Tuesday, June 12: "Serenity on the Hudson at Wave Hill" annual field trip. Wave Hill consists of 13 designed gardens including an aquatic garden, a wild garden with spectacular river views, a conservatory filled with ferns, bromeliads, rainforest cacti, plus The Cactus and Succulent House, and also the Elliptical Garden featuring native plants using a formal design pattern. Bring a bag lunch. $150, $130 members. A coach will leave BBG at 8 a.m.

BERKSHIRE NATURAL RESOURCES
COUNCIL

413-499-0596, bnrc.org
Thursday, June 7: Clam River Hike, free, 10 a.m. to noon, trailhead is at the Sandisfield Town Hall Annex, Route 57, Sandisfield.

BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM
100 Art School Road, Monterey
413-528-6888, bidwellhousemuseum.org
Saturday, June 9: "Ministers, Merchants and River Gods: The Williamses of Western Massachusetts, 1680-1780" history talk by Kevin Sweeney. Held at Tyringham Union Church, Main Road, Tyringham. $10-$15. 10 a.m.

THE BOOKSTORE & GET LIT WINE BAR
11 Housatonic St., Lenox
413-637-3390, bookstoreinlenox.com
Thursday, June 7: David Giannini, "The Future Only Rattles When You Pick It Up," Poetry, 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 8:
Leslie Wheeler, "Rattlesnake Hill, (A Berkshire Hilltown Mystery)," 5:30 p.m.

CASANA T. HOUSE
2633 State Route 23, Hillsdale, N.Y.
casanatea.com
Sunday, June 10: Jed Perl, art critic and biographer, presents "Calder in Conversation — Jed Perl and Stanley Cohen on Friendship with a Legend," 6 to 7:30 p.m., followed by dinner, $30 per person, 7:30 to 9 p.m. RSVP.

CHATHAM BOOKSTORE
27 Main St., Chatham, N.Y.
Saturday, June 9: Al Roker discusses his book "Ruthless Tide: The Heroes and Villains of the Johnstown Flood, America's Astonishing Gilded Age Disaster," 5 to 7 p.m.

GREAT BARRINGTON LAND CONSERVANCY
River Walk, Cottage Street to Bridge Street,
Great Barrington
gbland.org
Thursdays: Volunteer Work Days at River Walk, weekly opportunity for community members to contribute to the care of the trail and riverside habitat. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., meet at the entrance on Dresser Avenue. Register: river@gbriverwalk.org.
Sunday, June 10: River Walk Goes Wild, a day of guided walks, talks and tastings! Meet Russ Cohen, author of "Wild Plants I Have Known… and Eaten" and join us to taste and learn about wild edibles. Use all of your senses to learn to recognize some of River Walk's wildflowers and native plants with River Walk horticulturalist, Heather Cupo. 1 to 4 p.m., reservations: info@GBLand.org.

GREAT BARRINGTON LIBRARIES
Mason Library, 231 Main St., Great Barrington
Ramsdell Library, 1087 Main St., Housatonic
gblibraries.org
Saturday, June 9: Author talk with Lisa Zarcone, "The Unspoken Truth," noon to 1:30 p.m., Mason.
Saturday, June 9: Ramsdell Readers book group discusses "Just What Kind of Mother Are You?" by Paula Daly, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Ramdsell.
Tuesday, June 12: Community Access to the Arts book reading and launch, "You Can't Replace Yourself," 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

GREEN MOUNTAIN ACADEMY FOR LIFELONG LEARNING
Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
57 Seminary Ave., Manchester, Vt.
802-867-0111, greenmtnacademy.org
Talks are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
Tuesday, June 12: "When Stories and Pictures Lie Together… And You Don't Even Know It," 5:30 7 p.m.

JEWISH FEDERATION OF THE BERKSHIRES
196 South St., Pittsfield
jewishberkshires.org
Thursday, June 7: "Breaking the Silence in Gyumri, Armenia," 10:45 a.m., at Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.
Monday, June 11: "Listening to the Still Small Voice: An Illustrated Presentation of Shaker History," 10:45 a.m., at Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

KIMBALL FARMS LIFE CARE
235 Walker St., Lenox
Thursday, June 7: Michael Schulman, "Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep," 2 p.m., register: 413-637-7000.

KNESSET ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE
16 Colt Road, Pittsfield
413-445-4872, knessetisrael.org
Weekly: Ongoing egalitarian minyan service every week on Sundays at 8:45 a.m. and 7 p.m., Tuesday at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 5:45 p.m.
Saturdays: Visitors and guests are welcome to Knesset Israel’s weekly Shabbat prayer services and dynamic Torah study at 9:30 a.m., followed by lunch.

MANCHESTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester Center, Vt.
802-362-2607, mclvt.org
Wednesday, June 13: Story Walk along the library path opens. Free and open to the public.

MASS AUDUBON
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary,
472 West Mountain Road, Lenox
413-637-0320, massaudubon.org
Register for programs online or by phone.
Tuesdays: Birding at the Mount, 8 to 10 a.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.
Saturday, June 9: "Wrens, Rails and Other Marsh Birds," $8-$10, 7 to 9 a.m., Post Farm Marsh, Lenox.

THE MOUNT
EDITH WHARTON'S HOME

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home
2 Plunkett St., Lenox
413-551-5111, edithwharton.org
Tuesdays: Guided Bird Walks, explore Edith Wharton's original estate, including woods, wetlands and meadows. Presented in partnership with Mass Audubon. 8 to 10 a.m. Free.

MOUNT EVERETT REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
491 Berkshire School Road, Sheffield
Saturday, June 9: TEDxYouth@MountEverettRS, talks under the theme of "Roots/Routes," 1 to 5 p.m., followed by a reception. Register: ted.com/tedx/events/29731.

NATURAL BRIDGE STATE PARK
McAuley Road, North Adams
413-663-6392
Thursday, June 7: Discovery Table, get a glimpse into the lives of native plants and animals, geology, and natural and cultural history, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, June 8: Marble Meandering, 10 a.m.; It's a Blast! 2 p.m.
Saturday, June 9: Natural Bridge History Tour, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., meet at the Visitor Center; It's a Blast!, noon.
Sunday, June 10: Marble Meandering, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; "Hudson, Hawthorne, and the Bridge, noon.
Wednesday, June 13: Natural Bridge History Tour, 10 a.m., meet at the Visitor Center.

NAUMKEAG
The Trustees of Reservations
5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge
413-298-8138, thetrustees.org
Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $20, seniors and students $15, children $5, members and children younger than 6 admitted free. Includes one free tour.
Through Oct. 8: The Three Lives of Naumkeag guided tour, starting on the half hour. $20. Sculpting a Landscape garden tour, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. $5. A Gentleman's Farm in the Berkshires: Farm Tour of Naumkeag, noon and 2 p.m.

NOTCHVIEW
Route 9, Windsor
thetrustees.org
Saturday, June 9: "Native Beekeeping: Economics, Ecology and the Plight of Our Native Bees," free, 6 to 7 p.m.

OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE
413-236-2190, berkshireolli.org
Tuesdays, June 5-26: "The Navajos: Culture, Spirituality & Creativity," class, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Berkshire Community College South County Center, Great Barrington. Registration required; cost varies.
Tuesdays, June 5-26:
"Today’s Headlines, Discussing Current Events," class, 1:30 to 3 p.m., Berkshire Community College South County Center, Great Barrington. Registration required; cost varies.
Wednesdays, June 6-27:
"Basics of Hiking," 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., various locations, Registration required; cost varies.
Wednesdays, June 6-27:
"Dancing at Lughnasa: A Dramatic View of the Commonplace," 10:30 to noon. Registration required; cost varies. Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.
Wednesdays, June 6-27:
"Shakespeare on Film: Past, Present and Outer Space," 1 to 4 p.m. Registration required; cost varies. Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.
Thursdays, June 7-28:
"Digital Media, Democracy and the Networked Public Sphere," 10 to 11:30 a.m. Registration required; cost varies. Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.
Thursdays, June 7-28:
"Science Conversations," 12:30 to 2 p.m. Registration required; cost varies. Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield.
Fridays, June 8-29:
"Stress and Disease from Retirement, Being Different, or a Caregiver," 10:30 to noon, at Kimball Farms, 235 Walker St., Lenox. Registration required; cost varies.
Fridays, June 8-29:
"Logophilomania!" 1 to 2:30 p.m., at Kimball Farms. Registration required; cost varies.
Fridays, June 8-29:
"Distant Neighbors: Latin America in the Age of Trump 2018," 2:45 to 4:15 p.m., at Kimball Farms. Registration required; cost varies.
Saturday, June 9:
"Music Changes the Brain" with Paul Lennard, $15, $10 members, 17 and younger free, 3 p.m., Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield.

STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY, MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
46 Main St., Stockbridge
413-298-5501, stockbridgelibrary.org
Thursday, June 7: Cookbook club, noon.
Tuesday, June 12: Stockbridge Library Association's Annual Meeting featuring a talk by Kate Maguire, artistic director and CEO of Berkshire Theatre Group, free, 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

VENTFORT HALL MANSION
AND GILDED AGE MUSEUM

104 Walker St., Lenox
413-637-3206, gildedage.org
Saturday, June 9: Lenox House Tour in conjunction with the Lenox Rhubarb Festival, visit six houses, including five that date from the Gilded Age, tickets with maps are $40 to be purchased at Ventfort Hall only, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Summer Tea and Talk Series
All talks at 4 p.m. $32, $26 in advance.
Tuesday, June 12: Rene Silvin, "The Duchess of Windsor as I Knew Her."

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT HOMESTEAD
207 Bryant Road, Cummington
413-684-0148, thetrustees.org
Programming subject to change.
June 2-30: William Cullen Bryant: Poet, Editor & Conservationist, tours are held Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., $9-$15.

WILLIAMS COLLEGE
Milham Planetarium, Old Hopkins Observatory
Main Street, Williamstown
Reservations: 413-597-2188
Tuesday, June 12: Astronomy students host free show, audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. 8 p.m.


THEATER

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY
30 Union St., Pittsfield
St. Germain Stage, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield
Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield
barringtonstageco.org
413-236-8888
Through June 16: "Typhoid Mary," by Mark St. Germain, directed by Matthew Penn, $15-$48, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. St. Germain Stage.
Through July 7: "The Royal Family of Broadway," by Rachel Sheinkin, music and lyrics by William Finn, directed by John Rando and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse. A musical comedy set in the 1920s, centering around the Cavendish family of actors: an aging imperious grande dame, a Broadway star looking for love, a self-centered boozy leading man who has fled to Hollywood, and a promising ingénue — each having to make pivotal choices in their lives. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday at 5 p.m.; Tuesday at 7 p.m. Matinees June 15, June 20, June 22, June 27, June 29, July 6, July 7 at 2 p.m. Special 3 p.m. showtime July 1 and 7 p.m showtime July 2. Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. $15-$75.

BASCOM LODGE
3 Summit Road, Adams.
413-743-1591, bascomlodge.net
Sunday, June 10: Live readings by the Berkshire Playwrights Lab’s Writers Group, free, 6 to 7 p.m.

BERKSHIRE PLAYWRIGHTS
LAB

352 Main St, Suite 202, Great Barrington
413-528-2544, berkshireplaywrightslab.org
Saturday, June 9: Summer season kick-off gala, a celebration of 11 years of original plays, expanded programming and affordable professional theater, including light dinner fare, a silent auction and a short surprise performance, $125, 6:30 p.m., Wyantenuck Country Club, 46 W. Sheffield Road, Great Barrington.

BERKSHIRE THEATRE GROUP
Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield.
413-997-4444, berkshiretheatregroup.org
Fitzpatrick Main Stage, 83 E. Main St., Stockbridge.
Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge.
Saturday, June 9: 3rd Annual Dance Party and Cabaret celebrating Berkshire LGBTQ Pride, music provided by DJ BFG, and drag pageant hosted by Brita Filter, 7 p.m. $35. 21-plus

MAC-HAYDN THEATRE
1925 NY-203, Chatham, N.Y.
machaydntheatre.org
Thursdays at 2 and 8 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 4 and 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 and 7 p.m., and Wednesday at 2 p.m. $36.50-$39.50.
June 7-17: "Funny Girl." The story of beloved comedienne Fanny Brice, and her journey from the Lower East Side of New York to mega-stardom.

PS21
Performance Spaces for the 21st Century
2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.
800-838-3006, ps21chatham.org
June 8-10: The Actors' Ensemble presents a staged reading of Ionesco's "The Chairs." Veteran actors Fern Sloan and Ted Pugh bring a fresh interpretation of Ionesco’s absurdist tragic farce about the imaginary world of two old people alone in a house on an island. $20-$25. Performances 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER
5 Hammertown Road, Sandisfield
413-258-4100, sandisfieldartscenter.org
Saturday, June 9: "One-Night Stand," by Larry Zingale, $15, 8 p.m. Three poignant stories of how love remains the same, even as the world continues to change. Cast includes Kristin Grippo, Gray Simons and Fran Gioia with music performed by Doug Schmolze.

SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY
70 Kemble St., Lenox
shakespeare.org
June 8 and 9: "Morning After Grace," $18.75-$50, 7:30 p.m., Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre.
Sunday, June 10: "Morning After Grace," $18.75-$50, 3 p.m., Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre.

WAM THEATER
56 Church St., Lenox.
413-274-8122, wamtheatre.com
Sunday, June 10: Fresh Takes Play Reading, "Honor Killing," by Sarah Bierstock, directed by Molly Merrihew, $25, 3:30 p.m., followed by a talkback at No. 6 Depot Roastery and Cafe, 6 Depot St., West Stockbridge.

WESTON PLAYHOUSE THEATER COMPANY
MainStage, 12 Park St., Weston, Vt.
Second Stage at Walker Farm, 705 Main St., Weston, Vt.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org
Wednesday, June 13: "Anne of Green Gables," book and lyrics by Gretchen Cryer, music by Nancy Ford. Anne Shirley, a spunky, red-headed orphan, is sent to live with a farmer and his sister on Prince Edward Island. The only problem? They thought they were adopting a boy. $10-$20, 4 p.m., Second Stage. 


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