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THE CALENDAR  • CALENDAR DIRECTORYEXHIBITIONS

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

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MUSIC

 

Caffè Lena • Robbie Fulks — the soul of a country singer and the mind of a vaudevillian • 7 pm • info and tickets ($25/$22 or $12.50 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

 

THEATER


Barrington Stage • 2019 10X10 New Play Festival (runs Feb. 14-March 10 • 3 pm
Dorset Players • “Sylvia” (runs March 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10) • 2 pm

 


 

March 10

 

MUSIC

 


Caffè Lena • Sierra Hull — a singer and mandolinist, who boasts a resume more noteworthy than most accomplish in a lifetime • two shows, 4 & 8 pm • info and tickets ($38/$35 or $19 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

DANCE


Mahaiwe • Bolshoi Ballet in HD: “The Sleeping Beauty” — On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell • 1 pm (12:40pm talk with Jacob’s Pillow Dance) • tickets $17 adults / $10 everyone 21 and under, at www.mahaiwe.org

 

THEATER


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


Dorset Players • “Sylvia” (runs March 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10) • 2 pm


Hubbard Hall presents “I Am My Own Wife” (runs March 8-17) • 2 pm


Williams (‘62 Center) • “...Judas Iscariot” (runs March 7. 8, 9, 10) • 7:30 pm

 


 

March 17

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena Donnybrook Fair, “the darlings of the Irish club scene” • 7 pm • info and tickets ($25/$22 or $12.50 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

THEATER


Hubbard Hall presents “I Am My Own Wife” (runs March 8-17) • 2 pm


Sand Lake Center for the Arts • “Becky’s New Car” (runs March 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24) • 2:30 pm

 


 

March 24

 

MUSIC


Battenkill Chorale • concert “Children of the Holocaust: Immigrants of Hope” (also on Jan 19) — “ANNELIES” by James Whitbourn: Text from the diary of Anne Frank (Sylvia Stoner, soloist); “The Golden Door” by Ronald Perera. Based on Ellis Island Immigrant interviews; “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” by Charles Davidson. Text by children at Terezin concentration camp • 3 pm • Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY • Tickets $20.

 

 

Caffè Lena • Bill Staines • 3 pm • tickets ($22/$20 or $11 for children/students) at www.caffelena.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

 


 

March 11

 

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

 


 

March 18

 

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

 


 

March 25

 

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

 


 

TUESDAY
March 5

 

Williams • Internationally renowned concert pianist Paul Lewis holds a master class featuring the performances of talented Williams music pianists • 4:15 pm • Chapin • free • music.williams.edu

 


 

March 12

 

 

Caffè Lena Lucy Kaplansky, a rare vocal talent, “a truly gifted performer...full of enchanting songs” (New York Times) • 8 pm • info and tickets ($25/$22 or $12.50 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 


 

March 26

 

Caffè Lena • Storytelling Open Mic (every 4th Tues.) • Doors and sign-up at 6:30 pm, tellings from 7:00 to 9:00 pm • tickets ($5) at door • www.caffelena.org

 

 

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MUSIC


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

 

Mahaiwe • encore Met Opera Live in HD: Donizetti’s “La Fille du Régiment” • 1 pm • $25/$10 for everyone 21 and under • www.mahaiwe.org

 

MISC.

 

Northshire Dark Side Reading Group (Manchester store) meets to discuss “The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism” by John U. Bacon • 1 pm • at the Northshire conference room • Please email Alden Graves at agraves@northshire.com to inquire or join this group!


Yoga Place • Pure Yoga/Divine Yoga with Peter Rizzo (two Saturdays each month) • 9:00-11:30 am • at The Yoga Place, 532 Main Street, Bennington, VT • $30 prepaid or $35 at door, or by donation. To register or for more information, call 802-447-0393 or go to www.benningtonyoga.com

 


 

March 20

 

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

 


 

March 27

 

MUSIC

 

Caffè Lena • Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam (fourth Wednesday of every month): Members of the Saratoga Acoustic Blues Society welcome players of all ages to perform original or traditional blues songs on the Caffe Lena stage • sign-up -7-7:30 pm; featured performer 7:30-8; open mic & jam • tickets ($5) at door • www.caffelena.org


 

 


 

THURSDAY

March 7

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Skidmore small jazz ensembles COMMUNITY CONCERT • 7 pm • FREE • more info at www.caffelena.org

 

Crandall Library • Live! Folklife Concert series: today, Ives Lambert Trio • 7-8:30pm (doors, 6:30 pm) • Community Room • free • more info at 518-792-6508 x237 or www.crandalllibrary.org

 

THEATER


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


Williams (‘62 Center) • “...Judas Iscariot” (runs March 7. 8, 9, 10) • 7:30 pm

 


 

March 14

 

MUSIC

 

Crandall Library • Live! Folklife Concert series: today, Drank the Gold • 7-8:30pm (doors, 6:30 pm) • Community Room • free • more info at 518-792-6508 x237 or www.crandalllibrary.org

 

 


 

March 21

 

MUSIC

 

Crandall Library • Live! Folklife Concert series: today, Live! Folklife Concerts: today, Daymark • 7-8:30pm (doors, 6:30 pm) • Community Room • free • more info at 518-792-6508 x237 or www.crandalllibrary.org

 

MISC.

 

Sand Lake Center for the Arts • “Becky’s New Car” (runs March 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24) • 8 pm

 

 


 

March 28

 

MUSIC

 

Caffè Lena • An Evening with Carrie Newcomer exploring the intersection of the sacred and the ordinary • 7 pm • info and tickets ($35/$32 or $17.50 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Crandall Library • Live! Folklife Concert series: today, Live! Folklife Concerts: today, Molsky Mountain Drifters • 7-8:30pm (doors, 6:30 pm) • Community Room • free • more info at 518-792-6508 x237 or www.crandalllibrary.org

 

 

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THEATER


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


Dorset Players • “Sylvia” (runs March 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10) • 7:30 pm


Hubbard Hall presents “I Am My Own Wife” (runs March 8-17) • 7:30 pm


Williams (‘62 Center) • “...Judas Iscariot” (runs March 7. 8, 9, 10) • 7:30 pm

 


 

March 15

 

THEATER


Hubbard Hall presents “I Am My Own Wife” (runs March 8-17) • 7:30 pm


Sand Lake Center for the Arts • “Becky’s New Car” (runs March 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24) • 8 pm

 

MISC.

 

‘Yoga Place • Come dance at Nataraja, a monthly gathering for the local dance community on the third Friday of each month. The forming of Nataraja “came out of a desire from and for dancers of any shape, size and ability to have a safe and fun place to find their artistic expression” • 7:00-8:30 pm • at The Yoga Place, 532 Main Street in Bennington, VT • $5 donation (for the Greater Bennington Interfaith Community Services) • Please call 802-442-5331 for more information


 

March 22

 

MUSIC

 

Caffè Lena • renowned Saratoga guitarist Joel Brown. who has been featured with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, at Tanglewood, with the Boston Pops, and on stages around the globe • info and tickets ($22/$20 or $11 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

DANCE

 

Hubbard Hall • Saint Patrick’s Day Irish Dance Ceili— Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with traditional Irish Dance. Fun for the whole family! Music will be provided by The Hubbard Hall Tune Jam Band, with a special appearance by The Men O’ War Balladeers. FREE Event• 7 pm • Admission: $25 Adults/$10 Students 21 and Under

 

 


 

March 29

 

THEATER


Dorset Players • One Act Festival (runs March 29-31 & April 5-7) • 7:30 pm


Ghent Playhouse • “View from the Bridge” (runs March 29-31, April 5-7, and April 12-14) • 8 pm

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MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Dead Horses & Honeysuckle, bringing together elements of traditional roots with contemporary indie folk • 8 pm • info and tickets ($18/$16 or $9 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

THEATER


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


Dorset Players • “Sylvia” (runs March 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10) • 7:30 pm


Hubbard Hall presents “I Am My Own Wife” (runs March 8-17) • 2 & 7:30 pm


Williams (‘62 Center) • “...Judas Iscariot” (runs March 7. 8, 9, 10) • 2 &7:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

Northshire (Manchester store) • Erin K. McCormick presents “Classic Diners of Vermont” • 6 pm • more info at www.northshire.com

 


 

March 16

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Canadian singer-songwriter Ariana Gillis who creates whimsical, addictive folk-pop story songs • 8 pm • info and tickets ($20/$18 or $10 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

THEATER


Hubbard Hall presents “I Am My Own Wife” (runs March 8-17) • 2 & 7:30 pm


Sand Lake Center for the Arts • “Becky’s New Car” (runs March 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24) • 8 pm

 

MISC.

 

Yoga Place • Pure Yoga/Divine Yoga with Peter Rizzo (two Saturdays each month) • 9:00-11:30 am • at The Yoga Place, 532 Main Street, Bennington, VT • $30 prepaid or $35 at door, or by donation. To register or for more information, call 802-447-0393 or go to www.benningtonyoga.com

 


 

March 23

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Sloan Wainwright & Cosy Sheridan • 7 pm • info and tickets ($25/$22 or $12.50 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Close Encounters with Music • program “Troika à la Russe – Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Scriabin” • 6 pm • Mahaiwe • info and tickets ( $27.50 – $50.50) at www.mahaiwe.org or cewm.org

 

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

 

 


 

March 30

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Loudon Wainwright III, who gained a reputation as one of the folk-rock scene’s true characters back in the mid-70s when he blasted out of Caffè Lena’s orbit to the national scene • 8 pm • info and tickets ($55/$50 or $27.50 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org


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


Mahaiwe • Met 2 Opera Live in HD: Wagner’s Die Walküre” (also at the Clark and Paramount; note Mahaiwe encore 4/3) • noon • $25/$18 for students • www.mahaiwe.org

 

THEATER


Dorset Players • One Act Festival (runs March 29-31 & April 5-7) • 7:30 pm

 

 


 

SUNDAY

March 31

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Coco Montoya & Tinsley Ellis • 7 pm • info and tickets ($45/$40 or $22.50 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org


Music from Salem • “An Evening of Poetry and Music” Spring Concert: Featuring John Hadden, actor; Margaret Lloyd, poet/recitation; Judith Gordon, piano; Lila Brown, viola • 4 pm • Hubbard Hall Mainstage • Admission: $25 Adults/$10 Students 21 and Under – or Pay What You Can