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THE CALENDAR  • CALENDAR DIRECTORYEXHIBITIONS

June 9-15 • June 16-22 • June 23-30

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MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Paul Green & Two Worlds Album Release • 7 pm • info and tickets ($28/$25 or $14 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Calvin Theatre and Performing Arts Center • Happy Together Tour featuring The Turtles, Chuck Negron (formerly Three Dog Night), Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Buckinghams, The Classics IV, The Cowsills • 7 pm • 19 King Street, Northampton, MA • Contact Northampton Box Office 413-586-8686 or www.iheg.com/calvin_theater_main.asp

Music Mountain • Escher Quartet with Soyeon Kate Lee on piano • 3 pm • Gordon Hall, 225 Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, CT • for tickets, directions and full schedule of summer concerts, visit www.musicmountain.org

 

THEATER

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Adirondack Theatre Festival presents “Calling All Kates” (runs June 14 - 22) • 7:30 pm


Barrington Stage • “America” (runs June 14-30) • 3 & 7:30 pm


Mac-Haydn • “Curtains” (May 23-June 2) • 2 & 7 pm


Oldcastle • “Red” (runs June 7-23 • 2 pm


Shakespeare & Co • “The Waverly Gallery” (runs May 23 through many June dates) • 3 pm

 

MISC.

 

Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill • Herb Childress talks about his new book, “The Adjunct Underclass” • 5 pm • 145 East Main St, Poultney, VT • For info, call 802-325-2603 or email stonevalleyartscenter@gmail.com

 

Crandall Public Library • Friends of Crandall Public Library Book Sale – Bag Day! (Reusable preferred) • 1 – 4 pm • Christine L. McDonald Community Room, Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-6508 or https://crandalllibrary.org

 

Kinderhook Memorial Library • Big Truck Day! • Families can come to the Stuyvesant Town Hall for games, food, giveaways, and of course, big, BIG trucks • 11 am - 2 pm • 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant, NY • For more info: 518-758-6192

 

Mass Audubon • Moonlight Canoe Trips • 8-10:30 pm • Members adult $25, child $25, Nonmembers adult $35`, child $35 • Twilight is an amazing time to listen and look for wildlife. Beavers, owls, loons and other wildlife are possible to spot at Buckley Dunton Lake in October Mountain State Forest. We’ll stealthily explore the coves and inlets of this beautiful lake, then hitch our boats together to enjoy refreshments while we listen for nocturnal wildlife sounds • Please bring your own reusable water bottle • Buckley Dunton Lake, Becket, MA • For more info 413-551-5111 • Pre-registration is required: www.massaudubon.org/pleasantvalley

 

Temple Sinai • The Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival: “Jews, Comics, and Culture” • 7 pm • $5 donation requested • For reservations, call 518-584-8730, option 2 • 509 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • www.saratogajewishculturalfestival.org


 


 

 


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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.

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden • Ukulele4You! • Free drop-in ukulele sessions (3d Mondays through Sep 16) • 4 pm • Center House, 5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge, MA • 413-329-4141

 


 

TUESDAY
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MUSIC


Caffè Lena • monthly (3rd Wed.) Bluegrass Jam hosted by Schroon River String Band. ALL are welcome to join the circle for an evening playing and listening to classic grass and new grass • doors 6:30 pm; music at 7 • info at www.caffelena.org

 

Lake George Arts Project • Groovy 60’s Summer Sunset Cruise on Lake George: “Peace, Love, Music” with Graham Tichy and the New Lowdown • Board at 6:30 pm, sail 7 – 9 pm • Tickets $30 pre-sale by Jun 14, $35 at the boat • For tickets and details, call 518-558-2616 or www.lakegeorgearts.org

 

Manchester Community Library • Eight actors of The Weston Playhouse Theatre Young Company will sing a selection of songs from the family-friendly musical version of the beloved novel, “Phantom Tollbooth” • 10:30 am • 138 Cemetery Ave, Manchester Center, VT

 

SPAC (Saratoga Performing Arts Center) • “SPAC on Stage” series welcomes two-time Grammy Nominee and Latin Grammy Award Winner BUIKA and her all-female band • Tickets $50 and $40 • boxoffice@spac.org or 518-584-9330 or www.spac.org

 

DANCE

 

Jacob’s Pillow • Ballet BC (June 19-23 ) • today’s time, 8 pm • Ted Shawn Theatre • info and tickets ($45-$78) at jacobspillow.org


Jacob’s Pillow • Circa (June 19-23) • today’s time, 8:15 pm • Doris Duke Theatre • info and tickets ($35,$45) at jacobspillow.org

 

THEATER

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Adirondack Theatre Festival presents “Calling All Kates” (runs June 14 - 22) • 2 & 7:30 pm


Barrington Stage • “Into the Wood” (June 19--July 13) • 7 pm


Barrington Stage • “America” (runs June 14-30) • 7:30 pm


Berkshire Theatre • “Outside Mullingar” (June 19 - July 13) • 7 pm


Oldcastle • “Red” (runs June 7-23 • 7:30 pm


Shakespeare & Co • “The Waverly Gallery” (runs May 23 through many June dates) • 7:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

Old First Church in Old Bennington • Lecture Series (every 3d Wed): Church, State and Community in Early Bennington and the New Hampshire Grants • Free and open to public • 1 pm • 66 Monument Avenue, Old Bennington, VT • rttegs@gmail.com

 

Adirondack Folk School • Open Forge Night with Steve Gurzler • 6:30 pm • Observing is free and open to public • $20 materials fee to try blacksmithing at an open forge Requires hard shoes with no open toes, long pants) • 51 Main Street, Lake Luzerne, NY • www.adirondackfolkschool.org

 

Crandall Public Library - Folklife Center • Family History One-to-One • 10 am – 12 noon • No appointment necessary for free genealogy assistance • The Folklife Center at Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-6508, x 237 or https://crandalllibrary.org/folklife-center

 

The League of Women Voters Saratoga County • Meetup to discuss Highlights of 100th Anniversary League of Women Voters Convention • 7-8:30 pm • Adirondack Trust Mabee office building, 31 Church Street, Saratoga Springs, NY (entrance off top level of adjacent garage on Woodlawn Avenue) • For info, contact Lori Dawson at lddawson12@yahoo.com

 


 


 

THURSDAY

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MUSIC


Caffè Lena • LGBTQ Pride Night with Erin McKeown • 7 pm • info and tickets ($20/$18 or $10 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Clermont State Historic Site • Harmonies on the Hudson featuring The Nellies • 6-8 pm • 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown, NY • www.friendsofclermont.org

 

Jazz on Jay 2019 • Wee B 3 • Jay Street Arcade, Schenectady • 12-1:30 pm • Rain location: Robb Alley, Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady, NY

 

DANCE

 

Jacob’s Pillow • Ballet BC (June 19-23 ) • today’s time, 8 pm • Ted Shawn Theatre • info and tickets ($45-$78) at jacobspillow.org


Jacob’s Pillow • Circa(June 19-23) • today’s time, 8:15 pm • Doris Duke Theatre • info and tickets ($35,$45) at jacobspillow.org

 

THEATER

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Adirondack Theatre Festival presents “Calling All Kates” (June 14-22) • 7:30 pm


Barrington Stage • “Into the Wood” (June 19-July 13) • 8 p


Berkshire Theatre • “Outside Mullingar” (June 19 - July 13) • 7 pm


Dorset Theatre • “Private Li;ves” (June 21-July 6) • 7:30 pm


Mac-Haydn • “Sunset Blvd” (June 20-30) • 2 & 8 pm


Oldcastle • “Red” (June 7-23 • 2 & 7:30 pm


“Shakespeare & Co • “The Waverlnjmy Gallery” (runs May 23 through many June dates) • 7:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

The White Hart • The White Hart Speaker Series: Susan Kinsolving, author of “Peripheral Vision,” in collaboration with Oblong Books and Music and Scoville Memorial Library • 6 -7:30 pm • 15 Under Mountain Road, Salisbury, CT • www.scovillelibrary.org


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Caffè Lena • Shun Ng & Magic Dick — Magic Dick of J. Geils Band and young guitar phenom Shun Ng fuse soul, funk, blues and jazz • 8 pm • info and tickets ($30/$\25 or $15 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Club Helsinki Hudson • The Subdudes • 9 pm • 405 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY • www.helsinkihudson.com

 

Mahaiwe • Boston Early Music Festival presents “Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain” • 8 pm (also on 7/22) • $25 – $85 • www.mahaiwe.org

 

Race Brook Lodge • GoldenOak with Thin Lear opening • Barnspace at Race Brook Lodge, 864 Undermountain Road, Sheffield, MA • Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door • Doors open 7 pm, Thin Lear at 7:45 pm, GoldenOak at 9-11 pm

 

DANCE

 

Jacob’s Pillow • Ballet BC (June 19-23 ) • today’s time, 8 pm • Ted Shawn Theatre • info and tickets ($45-$78) at jacobspillow.org


Jacob’s Pillow • Circa (June 19-23) • today’s time, 8:15 pm • Doris Duke Theatre • info and tickets ($35,$45) at jacobspillow.org

 

THEATER

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Adirondack Theatre Festival presents “Calling All Kates” (runs June 14 - 22) • 7:30 pm

Barrington Stage • “Into the Wood” (June 19--July 13) • 8 pm

Barrington Stage • “America” (runs June 14-30) • 7:30 pm

Berkshire Theatre • “Outside Mullingar” (June 19 - July 13) • 8 pm

Mac-Haydn • “Sunset Blvd” (June 20-30) • 8 pm

Oldcastle • “Red” (runs June 7-23 • 7:30 pm

Shakespeare & Co • “The Waverly Gallery” (runs May 23 through many June dates) • 7:30 pm;

 

MISC.


Bennington Museum • Bennington Pride Story Slam! • In conjunction with the 1st Pride Parade, Bennington storyteller Jenn Jasper hosts the 1st Annual Pride Story Slam! • 11 am – 12 noon • Ada Paresky Education Center, 75 Main Street, Bennington, VT

 

Berkshire Museum • da Vinci Docent Hours • 10 am – 2 pm • Included with regular Museum admission • For description, see listing for Jun 7 • 39 South Street (Rte 7), Pittsfield, MA • For info, call 413-443-7171 or email info@berkshiremuseum.org

 

Mass Audubon • Firefly Watch • 8-9:30 pm • Experience a magical summer light show and help us track firefly numbers and diversity through the Firefly Watch program • Free and open to all ages, with suggested contribution: $4/individual, $10/family • Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenox, MA • For more info 413-551-5111 • Pre-registration is required: www.massaudubon.org/pleasantvalley

 

Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill • Family Art Night for families with children 4 and up • 6-7 pm • 145 East Main St, Poultney, VT • For info, call 802-325-2603 or email stonevalleyartscenter@gmail.com

 

 

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Art Omi • “Barbacoa: Sunset on the Solstice” • Enjoy food, drink and live music while commemorating the longest day of the year! • 1405 County Route 22, Ghent, NY • 5-9 pm • www.artomi.org

 

Caffè Lena • Mary Fahl: Formerly of October Project • 8 pm • info and tickets ($30/$27 or $15 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Historic Salem Courthouse • Battle of the Bands with $1000 prize • 5 pm • Admission $10 ($11.34 w/service fee) • RS Taylor & Sons Brewery, 3602 County Rte 30, West Hebron, NY • For tickets or info, call 518-854-7053 or visit www.salemcourthouse.org

 

Hubbard Hall • Music from Salem hosts 2019 Listening Club”Music of the Movies,”presented by Board Director David deVries. Presentation offers insightful view of history of music in films — what a music score seeks to add and specific techniques to accomplish these goals. Along the way you will hear numerous samples of movie music; some famous, some less so • 1 pm • Ticket $10

 

Hubbard Hall • The Men o’ War Balladeers return with their unique blend of traditional Celtic, Maritime, and British Folk Ballads • 7 pm • $15 Adults/$10 Students Ages 6-21, or Pay What You Can at the Door

 

Music Mountain • New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players • 5 pm • Gordon Hall, 225 Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, CT • for tickets, directions and full schedule of summer concerts, visit www.musicmountain.org

 

Calvin Theatre and Performing Arts Center • Jenny Lewis plus Arthur • 8 pm • 19 King Street, Northampton, MA • Contact Northampton Box Office 413-586-8686 or www.iheg.com/calvin_theater_main.asp

 

Mahaiwe • Boston Early Music Festival presents “Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain” (also on 7/21) • 3 pm • $25 – $85 • www.mahaiwe.org

 

DANCE

 

Jacob’s Pillow • Ballet BC • 2 & 8 pm • Ted Shawn Theatre • info and tickets ($45-$78) at jacobspillow.org


Jacob’s Pillow • Circa (June 19-23) • today’s times, 2:15 & 8:15 pm • Doris Duke Theatre • info and tickets

($35,$45) at jacobspillow.org

 

Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill • Summer Solstice Family Contra Dance with Atlantic Crossing and caller Alice Smolinsky • 145 East Main St, Poultney, VT • For info, call 802-325-2603 or email stonevalleyartscenter@gmail.com or pjbgame@gmail.com

 

THEATER

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Adirondack Theatre Festival presents “Calling All Kates” (June 14 22) • 7:30 pm

Barrington Stage • “America” (June 14-30) • 3 7:30 pm

Berkshire Theatre • “Outside Mullingar” (June 19 -July 13) • 2 & 8 pm

Dorset Theatre • “Private Li;ves” (June 21-July 6) • 7:30 pm

Mac-Haydn • “Sunset Blvd” (June 20-30) • 4 & 8 pm

Oldcastle • “Red” (June 7-23 • 7:30 pm

Shakespeare & Co • “The Waverly Gallery” (May 23-many June dates) • 7:30 pm

 

FILM

 

Images Cinema • “Howl’s Moving Castle” (rated PG) • From Studio Ghibli, the Oscar-nominated fantasy adventure for the whole family: Sophie, a quiet girl, is turned into a 90-year-old woman by vain and vengeful Witch of the Waste out of jealousy of Sophie’s friendship with a mysterious wizard named Howl. As Sophie quests to break the spell, she finds herself in a dangerous war of sorcery that threatens her world • 11 am (and Jun 23, 1 and 8 pm) • For more info, www.imagescinema.org/films/howls-moving-castle • 50 Spring Street, Williamstown, MA

 

MISC.

 

Berkshire Museum • da Vinci Docent Hours • 10 am – 2 pm • Included with regular Museum admission • For description, see listing for Jun 7 • 39 South Street (Rte 7), Pittsfield, MA • For info, call 413-443-7171 or email info@berkshiremuseum.org

 

Mass Audubon • Firefly Watch • 8-9:30 pm • Experience a magical summer light show and help track firefly numbers and diversity • Free and open to all ages, suggested contribution: $4/indiv, $10/family • Lime Kiln Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Sheffield, MA • 413-551-5111 • Pre-registration reqd: www.massaudubon.org/pleasantvalley

 

Hancock Shaker Village • Workshop: Bread basket weaving • 10 am-3 pm • $40/36 members + $25 materials fee • Register: www.hancockshakervillage.org

 

Mass Audubon • Exploring Richardson’s Brook Wildife Sanctuary • Join Ron Wolanin, Regional Property Director, and explore this seldom-visited wildlife sanctuary • Bring binoculars, trail snacks and water; wear suitable footwear • 10 am-12 pm • Adults, free • Tolland, MA • 413-551-5111 • Pre-registration required: www.massaudubon.org/pleasantvalley

 

Norman Rockwell Museum • 50th Anniversary Gala – A Celebration of Illustration • 6 – 11 pm • Celebration, annual fundraiser. Cuisine, cocktails, interactive art activities, and décor inspired by American illustrators. Dessert & dance party tickets also available. Music by the Wanda Houston Band • Info & tickets: www.nrm.org/join-support/programs-and-events-special-events/

 

William Cullen Bryant Homestead • 2-day Hilltown Open Studio Tour of 30 artists’ studios (also Jun 23) • both days: 10 am– 4:30 pm • Free • 207 Bryant Road, Cummington, MA • 413-200-7262 or acaluori@thetrustees.org