May 2016 Berkshires performing arts events feature a memorial concert in honor of alto saxophonist Phil Woods on May 14 performed by the late NEA Jazz Master’s quintet along with Woods’ protégé Grace Kelly on alto saxophone. Other concerts include Miss B. Haven at The Colonial Theatre on May 20, Luna at MASS MoCA on May 28. Events at the Mahaiwe include Berkshire Pulse: A Celebration, Performance & Fundraiser on May 28 & 29.
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter The Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2016 schedule has 22 ticketed performances on the festival’s primary stages, the Ted Shawn and Doris Duke Theatres, as well as scores of other events and free dance presentations around the rustic 163 acre campus in Becket, MA. A particularly noteworthy aspect of the… read more
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA has converted a huge 19th century industrial complex, once home to Sprague Electric, into an assortment of performing arts venues to complement their principle mission in support of contemporary art. Parallel to long-term exhibitions such as Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective, which… read more
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter The Colonial Theatre is the primary performing arts venue in the city of Pittsfield, MA. It is the home venue of the Berkshire Theatre Group, formerly the Berkshire Theatre Festival, which was established almost a century ago in Stockbridge, MA, The Colonial was built over the course of six… read more
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 2016 schedule includes a broad array of entertainment including concerts with John Hiatt, Joshua Redman, Buckwheat Zydeco, the fab Faux, and Arlo Guthrie, in addition to “Live in HD” events presented by Met Opera and the London National Theatre. The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is… read more