What's happening in the Berkshires of Massachusetts.

Janis Ian with guitar in cocert, Dublin. Photographer: Eddie Mallin

Janis Ian with guitar in cocert, Dublin. Photographer: Eddie Mallin

Featured exhibitions at the Berkshire Museum during April 2012 include: David Henderson: A Brief History of Aviation, an installation of sculpture in the Ellen Crane Memorial Room through May 13, 2012; Concerts in the Berkshires during April include Los Lobos at MASS MoCA in North Adams, the familiar John Pizzarelli and the original folk ingenue Janis Ian at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, the happily alive and formerly Greatful Dead Bob Weir, local sensations Miss B. Haven, and a Bon Jovi and Journey tribute at the Colonial THeatre in Pittsfield. Besides their big Los Lobos gig, MASS MoCA has an expectedly eclectic events calendar that includes live film music, alt cabaret, and three days of art workshops for kids during school vacation week.

Berkshires bus and Amtrak train schedules

We’ve posted a comprehensive page containing contact information for Peter Pan, Greyhound, and Bonanza bus stations and Amtrak train depots in the Berkshires, and maps and timetables for getting around the Berkshires via BRTA “B bus” (Berkshire Regional Transportation Agency).

Barrington Stage Company April 2012 schedule

Barrington Stage Company presents a series of American movie musicals on the big screen at the Mainstage, at 30 Union St., Pittsfield, MA.

  • Saturday, April 12 at 7pm – Funny Girl.
  • Thursday, April 26 at 7:00pm – West Side Story.

Barrington Stage Company tickets contact information

  • Mainstage: 30 Union Street – BSC Stage 2: 36 Linden Street (Pittsfield VFW)
  • Box Office: 413-236-8888 – Administration: 413-499-5446
  • Website: barringtonstage.org

Berkshire Museum April 2012 schedule

Berkshire Museum tickets contact information

  • 39 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
  • 413-443-7171
  • Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;Sun. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Closed Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day
  • website: berkshiremuseum.org

Berkshire Theatre Festival April 2012 schedule

  • April 15 – 7pm – The Unicorn Miss B. Haven
  • April 20 – 8pm – The Unicorn Carrie Newcomer, w/ Gary Walters

Berkshire Theatre Festival tickets contact information

Clark Art Institute April 2012 schedule

  • Exhibition – Clark Remix – Opened Feb. 12, 2012
  • April 6 – 8pm – John Pizzarelli
  • April 7 – noon – Met Live in HD:The Met: Live in HD Massenet’s Manon
  • April 15 – 2pm – Artists Now Film Series:Chuck Close
  • April 20 – 8pm – Janis Ian
  • April 7 – 2pm – Artists Now Film Series:Waste Land
  • April 7 – 2pm – Artists Now Film Series:Hockney Binocular

Clark Art Institute tickets contact information

  • 225 South Street – Williamstown, MA 01267
  • 413-458-2303
  • Galleries open daily – Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
  • web: clarkart.edu

Colonial Theatre April 2012 schedule

  • April 17 – 2pm – The Magic of Bill Blagg LIVE!
  • April 20 – 8pm – Bon Journey
  • April 27 – 8pm – Bronx Wanderers
  • April 29 – 8pm – Bob Weir Solo Acoustic

The Colonial Theatre tickets contact information

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center April 2012 schedule

  • April 7 & 11 – Met Opera Live in HD – Massenet’s Manon
  • April 14 & 22 – Met Opera Live in HD – Verdi’s La Traviata
  • April 15 – 7pm – Titanic (1953) 100th Aniversary
  • April 18 – 6:30pm – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  • April 21 – 6pm – CEWM – Trade Winds-From China with Love

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center tickets contact information

  • 14 Castle Street – Great Barrington, MA 01230
  • Box Office: 413-528-0100
  • Mahaiwe.org

MASS MoCA April 2012 schedule

  • April 5 – 8pm – Los Lobos
  • April 10 – 12:30pm – Alloy Orchestra’s Short Film Favorites with New Music
  • April 14 – 5:30pm – Invisible Cities Opening
  • April 14 – 8pm – Emily King
  • April 17, 18, 19 – 9 – 11am – FOR KIDS: Spring Break Art Detox Workshop
  • April 19 – 7:30pm – Koran By Heart
  • April 21 – 8pm – Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez
  • April 28 – 8pm – Ain Gordon: Not What Happened

MASS MoCA tickets contact information

  • 87 Marshall St.; North Adams, MA 01247
  • Fall, Winter, Spring Hours: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. closed Tuesday
  • Phone: 413.MoCA.111
  • Web: massmoca.org

Shakespeare & Company April 2012 schedule

  • The Learned Ladies – through April 25, 2012
  • Shakespeare and the Language that Shaped a World – April 7, 15, 19, 20, 21

Shakespeare & Company tickets contact information

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