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THE CALENDAR  • CALENDAR DIRECTORYEXHIBITIONS

November 5-11November 12-18 • November 19-25 • November 26-Dec.2

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19

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Bright Series: Amythyst Kiah — a Southern Gothic alt-country blues singer-songwriter whose commanding stage presence is only matched by her raw and powerful vocals, and deeply moving, hypnotic sound • 7 pm • info and tickets ($16/$14 or $8 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Helsinki Hudson • folk-rock singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle, who pairs the sage wisdom of Americana music with a variety of concerns, from family to nostalgia to that staple of Nashville songwriters: cars • 8 pm (doors 6 pm) • info and tickets ($25-$35) at helsinkihudson.com

 

Mahaiwe • Opera expert Scott Eyerly gives an introductory talk about about Adès’ “The Exterminating Angel” — one of a series of talks by Eyerly about each Met opera before its broadcast. Everyone is welcome, whether attending the 1 pm broadcast or not (see below) • 11:30 am • $10 • www.mahaiwe.org

 

Mahaiwe • Met Opera Live in HD: Adès’ “The Exterminating Angel” • 1 pm • $25 or $10 for age 21 and under • www.mahaiwe.org

 

Paramount • Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real (POTR) & Nikki Lane • 7 pm • info and tickets ($22.50) at www.paramountvt.org or 80-75-090

 

FILM


Images • “The Square” directed by Ruben Östlund who made waves with “Force Majeure” (runs Nov. 17-21) • today’s times, 2 & 5 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

MISC.

 

Berkshire Grown Thanksgiving Holiday Farmers’ Market featuring locally grown and produced foods, including fruits and vegetables, cheese, meats, bread, and more, plus live music and children’s activities • 10 am-2 pm • at Williams College Towne Field House, 82 Latham Street in Williamstown. Also in Great Barrington on 11/18 • free admission • berkshiregrown.org



20

 

FILM

 

 

Images • “The Square” directed by Ruben Östlund who made waves with “Force Majeure” (runs Nov. 17-21) • today’s times, 4:30 & 7:30 pm • www.imagescinema.org



 

Tuesday
21

 

MUSIC


Sanctuary for Independent Media • Rising tenor saxophone star Melissa Aldana, who has a new album “Back Home,” performs with her quartet • 7 pm • at The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Avenue in North Troy • tickets ($20) available at www.mediasanctuary.org or at door • more info and directions at 518-272-2390 or www.mediasanctuary.org

 

THEATER
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Hubbard Hall • Special Matinee “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” (runs Fri-Sun, Nov. 17-Dec. 3, with exceptions) • 10 am

 

FILM

 

Crandall Library • film “Keepers of the Game” (2017). Lacrosse was born in Akwesasne Mohawk Territory as a sacred game, traditionally reserved for men. Just off the reservation at Salmon River High in Fort Covington, NY an all-Native girls’ lacrosse team comes together, seeking to be the first Native women’s team to bring home a Section Championship • 2:30 & 6:30 pm • Community Room • more info at 518-792-6508, x3 or www.crandalllibrary.org

 

Images • “The Square” directed by Ruben Östlund who made waves with “Force Majeure” (runs Nov. 17-21) • today’s times, 4:30 & 7:30 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

MISC.

 

Northshire History Reading Group (Manchester store) meets to discuss “Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire” by Deepa Kumar • 5:30 pm • at the bookstore • Please email Jean Miller at vtjem@comcast.net to inquire or join this group


Schuylerville Public Library • Genealogy: Explore your heritage with this once-a-month group meet-up using Ancestry.com • 10 am • 52 Ferry Street, Schuylerville, NY • info at 518-695-6641 or schuylervillelibrary.sals.edu


22

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam: Members of the Saratoga Acoustic Blues Society welcome players of all ages to perform original or traditional blues songs on the Caffe Lena stage • 7 pm • tickets ($5) at door • www.caffelena.org

 

FILM


Images • “Lady Bird” about Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson who fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (runs Nov. 22-28) • today’s times, 2:30, 4:30, 7 & 9 pm • www.imagescinema.org




 

Thursday
23

 

FILM

 

 

Images • “Lady Bird” about Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson who fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (runs Nov. 22-28) • today’s times,7 & 9 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

MISC.

 


Fort Miller Meetinghouse • “Turkey Waddle” Fun Run fundraiser for
the Drake Bay Elementary School on Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica • 9 am • 1239 Fort Miller Road, Fort Edward, NY • Call Nancy Crosby, 518-695-6132

 

Vegan Potluck Thanksgiving Gathering • THE EVENT IS ON!! The Berkshire Vegan Network is holding its annual Vegan Thanksgiving Gathering.
Each person is asked to bring a dish that can serve 8 hungry vegans. Please bring a vegan dish (free of all animal products including all meat, fish, dairy, including cheese!, eggs or honey). Please attach a recipe card with your ingredients in order to share your recipe. Also, bring your
own place setting and utensils • 1-3 pm. DOORS DO NOT OPEN UNTIL 12:30 PM All seats MUST have a reservation. Please RSVP at 413-458-3664 • There is a fee of $6.00 per adult and $3.00 per child ages 3-12. The deadline for reservations is Friday, November 17th • at United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox MA



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MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Annie & The Hedonists (also on 11/25) — breezy, fun-loving band led by Annie and Jonny Rosen has taken ownership of Thanksgiving weekend at Lena’s • 8 pm • info and tickets ($20/$18 or $10 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

The DREAD RESISTORS, a reggae and world fusion dance band • 8:30 pm • Mount Anthony Country Club in Old Bennington

 

THEATER
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Ghent Playhouse • “The Little Mermaid” (runs Nov. 24-Dec. 10) • 8 pm


Hubbard Hall • “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” (runs Fri-Sun, Nov. 17-Dec. 3, with exceptions) • 7:30 pm

 

FILM


Images • “Lady Bird” about Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson who fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (runs Nov. 22-28) • today’s times, 2:30, 4:30, 7 & 9 pm • www.imagescinema.org

 

MISC.


Paramount • BrewHaHa! — Beer plus Laughs! According to the Paramount Theater, This special event features headliner Rusty DeWees the Logger: Entertainer, comedic artist, actor, producer, writer, musician, master of duct tape…and the Logger of course! And don’t forget…a local brewer is on hand offering 4 samples of their VT made brews! • info and tickets ($44) at www.paramountvt.org or 802-775-0903

 

 

25

 

MUSIC


Berkshire Bach Society • annual tradition, Handel’s MESSIAH Sing, with Frank Nemhauser, Director • 4 pm • First Congregational Church, 251 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA • free


Caffè Lena • Annie & The Hedonists (also on 11/24) — breezy, fun-loving band led by Annie and Jonny Rosen has taken ownership of Thanksgiving weekend at Lena’s • 8 pm • info and tickets ($20/$18 or $10 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Helsinki Hudson • Tarbox Ramblers — digging deep into the place where Appalachian music, ancient blues, and gospel come together • 9 pm (doors 6 pm) • info and tickets ($15-$18) at helsinkihudson.com

 

Paramount • Met Opera Live in HD: Adès’ “The Exterminating Angel” • 12:55 pm • info and tickets ($23 or $10 for students) at www.paramountvt.org or 802-775-0903

THEATER
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Ghent Playhouse • “The Little Mermaid” (runs Nov. 24-Dec. 10) • 8 pm


Hubbard Hall • “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” (runs Fri-Sun, Nov. 17-Dec. 3, with exceptions) • 2 & 7:30 pm

 

FILM


Images • “Lady Bird” about Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson who fights against but is exactly like her wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mom (runs Nov. 22-28) • today’s times, 2:30, 4:30, 7 & 9 pm • www.imagescinema.org


Mahaiwe • film “The Wizard of Oz” (1939) • 4 pm • $7 • www.mahaiwe.org

 

MISC.

 

Ventfort Hall • murder mystery dinner theater program “ You Can’t Toy with Death ” • 5 pm • For information or reservations ($40) call Ventfort Hall at 413-637-3206 or visit info@gildedage.org