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THE CALENDAR  • CALENDAR DIRECTORYEXHIBITIONS

February 3-9February 10-16 • February 17-23 • February 24-March 2 March 2019

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FRIDAY

SATURDAY

17

 

MUSIC


Mahaiwe • encore Bizet’s “Carmen” live in HD from the Met • 1 pm • $25 adults, or $10 everyone 21 and under • www.mahaiwe.org

 

 

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Barrington Stage • 2019 10X10 New Play Festival (runs Feb. 14-March 10 • 3 pm


Ghent Playhouse • “Miracle on South Division Street” by Tom Dudzick (runs Feb. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17) • 2 pm


Home Made Theater presents “The Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie (runs February 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 at 7:30 pm AND February 10, 17, 24 at 2:00 pm) • 2 pm

 

MISC.

 

Northshire (Saratoga store) • John Gray talks about his new book, “Keller’s Heart,” a love story about a special girl and a fluffy white knight who rescue each other • 3 pm • www.northshire.com


18

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Open mic night • Sign-up is 7 pm to 7:25 pm Show at 7:30 / 2 songs or 10 minutes • info at www.caffelena.org


MISC.

 

Northshire (Saratoga store) • Project Cameron’s Story Bookraiser Party — crafts, face painting, visit from Elmo • 11 am - 3 pm • www.northshire.com


 


 

TUESDAY
19

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • The Rochmon Record Club listens to and discusses Elton John’s ”Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” released in 1973 and widely considered one of his best records (also Feb. 19). The 18-track, double record set is jam-packed with songs which span many diverse musical genres. Songs include ”Candle in the Wind,” “Bennie and the Jets,“ Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” and “Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting.” A Rochmon Record Club Listening Party is meant to inform and deepen understanding of the history of the individual performers, the songs and the stories that went into the making of the iconic album • presentation at 7 pm (doors 6:30 pm) • tickets ($8) and more info at www.caffelena.org

 

MISC.

 

Northshire History Reading Group (Manchester store) meets to discuss “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes” by Dan Egan • 5:30 pm • at the bookstore • Please email Louise Jones at ljones@northshire.com to inquire or join this group!

 

 

 

20

 

MISC.

 

Northshire Saratoga Truth & Tales Reading Group meets to discuss “Cloudsplitter: A Novel” by Russell Banks • 5:45 pm • at the bookstore • www.northshire.com


Northshire Saratoga Knit Wits Reading Group discusses “Brooklyn”
=-by Colm Toibin • 6:30 pm • at Common Thread, 512 Broadway • www.northshire.com

 


 

 


 

THURSDAY

21

 

MUSIC

 

Caffè Lena • The Rochmon Record Club listens to and discusses Elton John’s ”Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” released in 1973 and widely considered one of his best records. Details Feb. 19.
• presentation at 7 pm (doors 6:30 pm) • tickets ($8) and more info at www.caffelena.org


Williams (‘62 Center) presents, in collaboration with Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Akram Khan, one of the most celebrated and respected dance artists today. Akram draws on the archives of the 20th century, and gives voice to the shell-shocked dream of a colonial soldier in the First World War. 8 pm • on the ’62 Center’s MainStage, located at 1000 Main Street, in Williamstown, MA • Tickets are $10 or $3 students • 62center.williams.edu

 

 

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Barrington Stage • 2019 10X10 New Play Festival (runs Feb. 14-March 10 • 7:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

Northshire Mystery and Thriller Reading Group (Manchester store) meets to discuss “The Crossing Places” by Elly Griffiths • 2 pm • at the bookstore • Please email Sarah Knight at sknight@northshire.com to inquire or join this group!



22

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • The Bright Series: bluesman Jontavious Willis • 8 pm • info and tickets ($20/$18 or $10 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Williams • Visiting Artist, La Voz de Tres — • 8 pm • Brooks-Rogers • free • music.williams.edu

 

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Barrington Stage • 2019 10X10 New Play Festival (runs Feb. 14-March 10 • 7:30 pm


Home Made Theater presents “The Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie (runs February 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 at 7:30 pm AND February 10, 17, 24 at 2:00 pm) • 7:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

Northshire (Manchester store) • Emily Bernard presents her memoir “Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine” • 6 pm • www.northshire.com

 

Northshire Mystery and Thriller Reading Group (Manchester store) meets to discuss “What It Was” by George Pelecanos • 2 pm • at the bookstore • Please email Sarah Knight at sknight@northshire.com to inquire or join this group!

Northshire (Saratoga store) • Special Story Time with Jessica Laurel Kane, author of “A Book of Hearts” and “Feed It to the Worms” • 10:30 am • www.northshire.com


 

 

23

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Tom Chapin. a 3-time Grammy winner, who the NY Times calls “one of the great personalities in contemporary folk music” • 8 pm • info and tickets ($32/$28 or $17 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Close Encounters with Music • program “Humor in the String Quartets of Papa Haydn” • 6 pm • Saint James Place • info and tickets ($38) at www.cewm.org or 800-834-0778

 

Hubbard Hall • Chamber Music Presented by Daniel Shulman (also on March 23) • 7 pm • Admission: $25 Adults/$10 Students 21 and Under
Chamber Music Presented by Daniel Shulma

Chamber Music Presented by Daniel Shulman

 

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Barrington Stage • 2019 10X10 New Play Festival (runs Feb. 14-March 10 • 3 & 7:30 pm


Home Made Theater presents “The Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie (runs February 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 at 7:30 pm AND February 10, 17, 24 at 2:00 pm) • 7:30 pm

 

FILM

 

Mahaiwe • film “Warren Miller’s Face of Winter” (2018). Miller helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This film brings top athletes together to pay tribute to the man who started it all • 7 pm • $7/$15 Mahaiwe members • www.mahaiwe.org

 

MISC.

 

Northshire (Manchester store) • Historian Rick Winston presents “Red Scare in the Green Mountains: Vermont in the McCarthy Era, 1946-1960, explorng the forgotten history of Vermont during the anti-communist red scare: a high-profile academic firing, left-leaning summer residents, courageous newspaper editors, and a conservative senator who helped take down McCarthy • 6 pm • more info at www.northshire.com