2015 Tanglewood season schedule highlights

Andris Nelsons for BSOPhoto: Marco Borggreve

Nov. 13, 2014 Article by Dave Read The 2015 Tanglewood season, which runs from June 20 through Labor Day weekend, celebrates both the inaugural season of Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Andris Nelsons and the 75th anniversary of the BSO’s summer music academy, the Tanglewood Music center. Highlights on the 2015 Tanglewood schedule are appearances  Read more…

2015 Jacob’s Pillow schedule

Martha Graham, Erick Hawkins and the Martha Graham Dance Company in Martha Graham's "Appalachian Spring" Courtesy of the Library of Congress

April 1, 2015 Article by Dave Read Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 358 George Carter Road Becket, MA 01223 Phone: 413.243.9919 Fax:413.243.4744 Web: jacobspillow.org Jacob’s Pillow 2015 schedule is highlighted by Martha Graham Dance Company’s 90th Anniversary, including a world premiere by eminent choreographer Mats Ek; a pre-Festival dance and radio stage production hosted by Ira  Read more…

2015 Mahaiwe Performing Arts schedule

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Gt. Barrington, Mass.

March 6, 2015 Article by Dave Read The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is the primary cultural venue in the Berkshires’ “south county” region, located on Castle St. in downtown Great Barrington, MA. Opened in 1905 and restored in 2005, Mahaiwe PAC is a 681-seat venue that schedules a variety of programs throughout the year, including  Read more…

FreshGrass 2015 at MASS MoCA

Twisted Pine FreshGrass 2015 at MASS MoCA schedule

March 5, 2015 Article by Dave Read FreshGrass festival of bluegrass and roots music is scheduled for September 18-20, 2015 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA. Among the highlights this year are Berklee College of Music’s American Roots Music Program, No Depression, Happy Traum’s Homespun Tapes, Fretboard Journal, and the Compass Records FreshGrass record  Read more…

Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA

Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA

March 5, 2015 Article by Dave Read Wilco has announced the lineup for the 2015 Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA, scheduled for the weekend of June 26-28 in North Adams, MA. The festival presents an impressive and varied roster of musicians and bands; besides host Wilco and frontman Jeff Tweedy, it includes such first-ballot  Read more…

Berkshires plays 2015 summer season

Berkshires plays 2015 summer season

Feb. 27, 2015 Article by Dave Read Here is a comprehensive list of plays scheduled to be performed on various stages in the Berkshires during the 2015 summer season, under the auspices of Berkshire county’s four main theatre organizations: Barrington Stage Company, Berkshire Theatre Group, Shakespeare & Company, and Williamstown Theatre Festival. They are presented  Read more…

Barrington Stage Company 2015 summer season

Barrington Stage Company 2015 summer season

Feb. 25, 2015 Article by Dave Read Barrington Stage Company’s 2015 summer season schedule lists the following plays Butler, Man of La Mancha, Shining City, Shrek The Musical, His Girl Friday. BSC productions take place in Downtown Pittsfield in the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, St. Germain Stage; their Youth Theatre venue is the Berkshire Museum on nearby  Read more…