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THE CALENDAR • CALENDAR DIRECTORYEXHIBITIONS

Feb 12-18 Feb 19-25Febr 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

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FRIDAY

SATURDAY

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MUSIC

 


Helsinki Hudson • Bindlestiff Family Cirkus (family oriented show) • 3 pm (doors 2 pm) • info and tickets ($12-$45) at helsinkihudson.com


Paramount • Korean pianist Dasol Kim • 3 pm • info and tickets (Adults $22; Under 18 $12) at www.paramountvt.org or 802-775-0903

 

Williams • Visiting artists Takács String Quartet presents three quartets by Ludwig van Beethoven • 3 pm • Brooks-Rogers • free • music.williams.edu

 

THEATER

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Dorset Players • “Bus Stop” by William Inge (Show runs March 3-5 & 10-12) • 2 pm

 

Mahaiwe • London’s National Theatre in HD presents Ibsen’s “Hedda Gabler.”
Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble • 3 pm • info and tickets ($17) at www.mahaiwe.org

 

WAM Theatre • fourth series of Fresh Takes staged readings: On March 12, “The Flora and Fauna” by Alyson Mead, which chronicles the celebrations and challenges of a female friendship that spans almost 30 years • 3:30 pm • in the gallery space at No. Six Depot Roastery and Café, 6 Depot St., West Stockbridge, MA • tickets ($20) and info at www.WAMTheatre.com


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Tuesday
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MUSIC


Mahaiwe • encore Met Opera Live in HD: Verdi’s “La Traviata” starring Sonya Yoncheva • 1 pm • info and tickets ($25/$18 students) at www.mahaiwe.org

 

Williams • MIDWEEK MUSIC • 12:15 pm (bring lunch) • Chapin Hall • music.williams.edu

 



 

Thursday
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MUSIC

 

Berkshire Theatre Group • Laugh Lounge Series: comedian, writer, actor Kyle Ayers • 7:30 pm • at The Garage (in the lobby at the Colonial) • link to tickets ($5) at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org

 

Crandall Library • Live! Folklife Concert: Fellow Pynins • 7:00-8:30 pm (doors, 6:30 pm) • Community Room • more info at 518-792-6508 x237


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MUSIC

 


Meetinghouse concert • Award winning fiddler Jane Rothfield and husband Scottish singer and guitarist Allan Carr who have been playing their unique blend of traditional and original Celtic and Appalachian style music for over 30 years.• 8 pm • Unitarian-Universalist Meetinghouse Cafe, 108 School St., Bennington • $15/$10 • info at 802-440-9816 or www.uubennington.org

 

MASS MoCA • The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow — Ring in St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a celebration of brotherhood, spirits, and foot-stomping folk rock• 8 pm • Hunter • info and tickets ($10-$28) at massmoca.org

 


THEATER

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Ghent Playhouse presents “Mothers and Sons”(runs Fri-Sun, March 17-April 2) • 8 pm
Town Players of Pittsfield • “The Whale” (runs Fri, Sat, Sun from March 17-26 • 8 pm


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MUSIC

 


Music at Bennington Winter Farmers’ Market • today’s performer, Scott Forrest • 10 am-1 pm • First Baptist Church East Main Street

Berkshire Theatre Group • Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years • 8 pm • the Colonial • info and link to tickets ($45/$35/$25) at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org

 

Close Encounters with Music • “Beethoven Journey — Early, Middle and Late.” Three stops along Ludwig’s journey, from disciple of Haydn to Olympian master and from historical time and place to transcending earthly connections. With Michael Brown, piano; Rachel Lee Priday, violin; Yehuda Hanani, cello • 6 pm • Mahaiwe • info and tickets ($25-$45) at www.mahaiwe.org

 

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • Lunasa — “internationally acknowledged as the finest traditional Irish instrumental outfit of recent times, renowned for their stunning shows!” • 8 pm • 30 2nd St, Troy, NY • 518-273-8945 • info and tickets ($34) at www.troymusichall.org

 

DANCE

 

Lenox Contra Dance • music by The Guiding Star Ramblers with Katy Heine calling • 8-11 pm with beginners’ workshop at 7:45 • Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker Street, Lenox, MA • $12/$6 • more info at www.LenoxContraDance.org

 

COMEDY


Paramount • The Irish Comedy Tour! Takes the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub and combines it with a boisterous, belly-laugh band of hooligans • 8 pm • info and tickets ($20) at www.paramountvt.org or 802-775-0903


THEATER

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Ghent Playhouse presents “Mothers and Sons”(runs Fri-Sun, March 17-April 2) • 8 pm


Town Players of Pittsfield • “The Whale” (runs Fri, Sat, Sun from March 17-26 • 8 pm

 

MISC.

 

Shirt Factory • ”Welcome Spring” event to benefit The Open Door • .Shirt Factory, 21 Cooper Street Glens Falls • 518-353-2121 • shirtfactorygf.com