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THE CALENDAR CALENDAR DIRECTORYEXHIBITIONS

Feb 12-18 • Feb 19-25 • Feb 26-March 4  March 5-March 11 • March 12-March 18 March 19-March 25  March 26- April 1

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MONDAY
TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

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MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Tink and Joziah of the Grand Slambovians • 7 pm • $25/$22 or $12.50 for children/students • www.caffelena.org

 

Paramount • “Let It Be” — a celebration of the music of the Beatlles • 7 pm • info and tickets ($49) at www.paramountvt.org or 802-775-0903

 

Skidmore • concert: “Sister: Show Me Eternity”: Guest sopranos Anne Jennifer Nash and Sharon Campbell, with Skidmore Artist-in-Residence Sylvia Stoner ‘94, explore through song and narration the sisterhood between Lavinia and Emily Dickinson and sister-in-law Susan Gilbert. Evan Mack, Skidmore pianist and composer, contributes a new song cycle • 3 pm • Zankel Music Center • $8 adults, $5 senior citizens and Skidmore community, free for students and children
• ticket info at 518-580-5321 or www.skidmore.edu/zankel

 

DANCE

 

The Flurry (day 3 of 3) • huge town-wide family dance festival, now in its 30th year, has dances, workshops, singing, concerts, much more • today’s times 9 am-9 pm • downtown Saratoga Springs • details including schedule and ticket info at www.flurryfestival.org

 

Mahaiwe • London’s National Theatre in HD presents “Saint Joan” by Bernard Shaw. The play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France • 3 pm • info and tickets ($17) at www.mahaiwe.org


THEATER

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Barrington Stage • annual “10X10 New Play Festival” (Feb. 16-March 5) • 3 pm


Williams (‘62 Center) • Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya” (runs Feb. 11, 12, 18, 19) • 2 pm

 

FILM


Images • film “La La Land,” (runs Feb. 10-23), a musical exploring which is more important: a once-in-a-lifetime love or the spotlight • today’s times, 3 & 5:30 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

MISC.


Green Mountain Club (Killington section) • All welcome to the series of winter hikes: today, Merck Forest, Rupert — Construction is underway with traditional tools and methods to create a replica of Thoreau’s Cabin at Merck. Hike to the Cabin site to view the progress of construction. Moderate, 4 miles. Call leaders to determine appropriate foot gear • Meet at 9:30 am at Rutland’s Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station • more info from Larry Walter & Vivian Bebee 802-775-3855

 

 

 


20

 

MUSIC


Skidmore • Skidmore Wind Solo Recital • 4:30 pm • Zankel Music Center, ELM • more info at 518-580-5335

 

FILM

 

Images • film “La La Land,” (runs Feb. 10-23), a musical exploring which is more important: a once-in-a-lifetime love or the spotlight • today’s times, 3 & 9:30 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

Williams College French Film Festival • series: School Stories: Diversity and Adversity in French Film • today’s film, “ La Belle Saison” (Summertime) — It’s 1971 and Delphine stuns her rural community by moving to Paris to go to university. Once in the city, she quickly gets swept up in the feminist movement and falls in love with the sophisticated activist Carole • 7 pm • at Images Cinema • more at imagescinema.org

 



 

Tuesday
21

 

MUSIC


Skidmore • Open Rehearsal: Skidmore’s Gamelan Banyu Wali Ensemble • 5:30 pm • Tang Museum • For more information call 518-580-8080

 

Skidmore • Public Gamelan Workshop: Learn to play gamelan instruments • 7 pm • Tang Museum • For more information call 518-580-8080

 

Williams • Master Class – with visiting artist Ben Verdery, guitar. Open to the public • 4:15 pm • Brooks-Rogers • free • music.williams.edu

 

FILM


Crandall Library • African American Film Forum: “13th” • 6:30 pm • Community Room • more info at 518-792-6508, x3 or www.crandalllibrary.org.

 

Images • film “La La Land,” (runs Feb. 10-23), a musical exploring which is more important: a once-in-a-lifetime love or the spotlight • today’s times, 4:30, 7 & 9:30 pm • www.imagescinema.org


22

 

MUSIC

 

Williams • visting artist Ben Verdery, guitar. Open to the public • 8 pm • Brooks-Rogers • free • music.williams.edu

 

FILM


Images • film “La La Land,” (runs Feb. 10-23), a musical exploring which is more important: a once-in-a-lifetime love or the spotlight • today’s times, 4:30, 7 & 9:30 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

MISC.


Skidmore • Jacob Perlow Lecture by Yitzhak Y. Melamed of John Hopkins University • 7:30 pm • Davis Auditorium • more info at 518-580-5597

 



 

Thursday
23

 

MUSIC

 


Helsinki Hudson • John Doe, performing solo renditions of songs from his latest album, “The Westerner,” along with selections from his entire career • 8 pm (doors 6 pm) • info and tickets ($20) at helsinkihudson.com

 

Berkshire Theatre Group • On The Stage Series: Jeffrey Foucault, who’s been everything from solo country-blues troubadour, to frontman for a six-piece rock ‘n roll band • 7:30 pm • at the Colonial • link to tickets ($25) at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org

 

THEATER

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Barrington Stage • annual “10X10 New Play Festival” (Feb. 16-March 5) • 7:30 pm


Paramount • “Marry Me a Little” (runs Feb. 23-March 4) • 7:30 pm

 

FILM


Images • film “La La Land,” (runs Feb. 10-23) • today’s times, 4:30, 7 & 9:30 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

MASS MoCA • Documentary Film Series: “Everybody Knows… Elizabeth Murray” about the visionary American artist • 7:30 pm • Club B10 • info and tickets ($5/$9) at massmoca.org

 

MISC.

 

Skidmore • “Heard”— A storytelling event in which members of the Skidmore College community recount incidents of bias or intolerance. • 5:30 pm • Tang Museum • more info at 518-580-8080


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MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Jim Gaudet & The Railroad Boys • 8 pm • $20/$18 or $10 for children/students • www.caffelena.org

 

Paramount • UU Coffeehouse Concert Series: Bow Thayer • 7:30 pm • at the Unitarian Universalist Church in downtown Rutland• $20 adv; $25 day of • info and tickets at www.paramountvt.org or 802-775-0903

 

Skidmore • Faculty Recital by Veena Chandra, sitar, accompanied on tabla by guest artist Vidwan Devesh Chandra • 8 pm • Zankel Music Center • more info at 518-580-5321 or www.skidmore.edu/zankel

 

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • The Bridge Jazz Festival —The Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Eldar • 7:30 pm • 30 2nd St, Troy, NY • 518-273-8945 • info and tickets ($28-$42) at www.troymusichall.org

 

Williams • All-Night Marathon of Voices — a sunset to sunrise event that includes vocalists and vocal groups from across the Williams community • begins 5:30 pm • Thompson Chapel • free • music.williams.edu

 

DANCE


Williams (‘62 Center) • Dance Dhamaka (also on 2/25) — Come see the final performance of Williams’ only Bollywood dance group • 8 pm • MainStage • free • 62center.williams.edu


THEATER

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Barrington Stage • annual “10X10 New Play Festival” (Feb. 16-March 5) • 7:30 pm
Paramount • “Marry Me a Little” (runs Feb. 23-March 4) • 7:30 pm


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MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Johnny Cash Birthday Celebration with Marty Wendell & The Bluebillies • 8 pm • $20/$18 or $10 for children/students • www.caffelena.org

 

Clark • encore Dvorák’s “Rusalka” from the Met live in HD (\• 12:55 am • in the Clark’s newly renovated, state-of-the-art auditorium • tickets ($25, $18 for students) at 413-458-0524 or www.clarkart.edu

 

Hubbard Hall • Blues and Brews — A Smokin’ Hot Fundraiser for Hubbard Hall featuring the Road Side Blues Band. All ages welcome. Dance the winter blues away! • 6 pm • Admission ($20 or $10 for ages 12 and under) includes chili, cornbread, jambalaya, desserts, and soft drinks. There’s a cash bar for beer and wine (with ID) • info at 518-677-2495 or www.hubbardhall.org

 

Mahaiwe • Met Opera Live in HD: Dvorák’s “Rusalka” starring Kristine Opolais • 1 pm • info and tickets ($25/$18 students) at www.mahaiwe.org

 

MASS MoCA • “dazzling” guitarist Sam Cohen • 8 pm • B10 • info and tickets ($10-$28) at massmoca.org

Paramount • Met Opera Live in HD: Dvorák’s “Rusalka” starring Kristine Opolais • 12:55 pm • info/tickets ($23) at www.paramountvt.org

 

Vermont Arts Exchange • Basement Music Series presents The Prescription with Side Effects • 8 pm (doors 7) • at Oldcastle • more info at 802-442-5549 or visit vtartxchange.org.

 

DANCE


Williams (‘62 Center) • Dance Dhamaka (also on 2/24) — Come see the final performance of Williams’ only Bollywood dance group • 8 pm • MainStage • free • 62center.williams.edu


THEATER

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Barrington Stage • annual “10X10 New Play Festival” (Feb. 16-March 5) • 3 & 7:30 pm


Paramount • “Marry Me a Little” (runs Feb. 23-March 4) • 7:30 pm

 

FILM


Old Chatham Quaker Meeting and WMHT and Indie Lens Pop-Up present the film “The Bad Kids, which follows students and teachers at Black Rock Continuation High School, one of California’s alternative schools for at-risk students. Discussion follows • 7 pm (preceded by a potluck at 6) • Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse 539 County Route 13, Old Chatham, NY, across from Pitt Hall Road and Powell House • free • more info at 518-766-2992. Directions: www.oldchathamquakers.org

 

MISC.

 

Berkshire Festival of Women Writers • monthly workshop “The Elemental Journey of Purposeful Memoir with Jennifer Browdy”: today’s catalyst, “Looking for Love” • 1:30-3:30 pm • South Berkshire Friends Meeting, 280 State Road, Great Barrington, MA • $35 • info at berkshirewomenwriters.org

 

Green Mountain Club (Killington section) • All welcome to the series of winter hikes: today, Lily Pond, Bomoseen — Moderate, 3.5-mile hike past old quarries where otters play, to a pretty beaver pond. Snowshoes may be needed • Meet at 10 am at Rutland’s Main Street Park, near the east end of the fire station • more info from Sue Thomas, 802-773-2185

 

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary • Wildlife CSI: Understanding Animal Tracks & Signs • 10 am-noon • Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary • $4-$10 • info at 413-637-0320