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THE CALENDAR  • CALENDAR DIRECTORYEXHIBITIONS

May 12-18 • May 19-25 • May 26-31

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MUSIC

 


Caffè Lena • Charlie Eble Day — fundraiser honoring the memory of one of Saratoga’s musical greats, with performances by favorite local artists including Chuck Lamb, Bob Warren, Garland Nelson, Annie & the Hedonists, Kevin McKrell, and many more • noon • info and tickets ($25, or $45 for concert and dinner) at www.caffelena.org

 

DANCE

 

Mahaiwe • Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Carmen Suite / Petrushka • 1 pm (12:40pm talk with Jacob’s Pillow Dance) • tickets $17 adults / $10 everyone 21 and under, at www.mahaiwe.org

 

THEATER

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Dorset Players present “Oklahoma!“ (runs May 17, 18, 24 25 at 7:30 pm; May 19 & 26 at 2 pm) • 2 pm


The Two Of Us Productions presents ACTORS’ NIGHTMARE and FAVORITES FROM THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW Runs May 10-19 (Friday and Saturday, 7:30 pm and Sunday matinees at 3 pm) • 3 pm

 

 

 

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TUESDAY
21

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Rochmon Record Club converges to listen and learn about Paul McCartneys 2nd album after leaving The Beatles, “Ram.” Ram is credited to both Paul and Linda and while it was poorly received Ram went to #2 in the US, #1 in the UK and provided McCartney his first solo #1 single, “Uncle Albert and Admiral Halsey” • presentation at 7 pm (doors 6:30 pm) • tickets ($8) and more info at www.caffelena.org

 

MISC.

 

Bennington College • a lecture from Lauren Halsey, winner of Hammer Museum 2018 biennial’s $100,000 Mohn Award. Halsey works at the intersection of art, architecture, fantasy and community engagement to pay homage to the people and places that are important to her and address the social justice issues with which people of color, the queer community, and the working class are particularly concerned • 7:00 - 8:30 pm • Tishman Lecture Hall • free

 

22

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam (fourth Wednesday of every month). Today’s featured player Cary Morin. 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

 

THEATER

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Barrington Stage • “Hold These Truths” (May 22-June 8) • 7:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

Bennington College • Literature Evenings series:
Senior Readings — Showcasing Bennington College seniors who have completed a creative or critical thesis
• 7 pm • in Franklin House on the College’s campus • free



 


 

THURSDAY

23

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Chris Trapper, modern day acoustic troubadour • 7 pm • info and tickets ($22/$20 or $11 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Crandall Library • Live! Folklife Concert series: today, April Verch, fiddler, singer-songwriter and step dancer • 7-9 pm (doors, 6:30 pm) • Community Room • free • more info at 518-792-6508 x237

 

THEATER

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Barrington Stage • “Hold These Truths” (May 22-June 8) • 7:30 pm


Mac-Haydn • “Camelot” (May 23-June 2) • 2 pm


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

 

MISC.

 

Mahaiwe • Grace Church & Fairview Hospital present Chris Herren who discusses playing Division 1 basketball and in the NBA, and takes the audience on his journey from addiction to sobriety • 6:30 pm • FREE • mahaiwe.org


24

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Singer-songwriter Sawyer Fredericks, a musical star on reality TV • 8 pm • info and tickets ($45/$35 or $22.50 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

THEATER

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Berkshire Theatre • “The Goat” (May 24-June 15) • 8 pm


Barrington Stage • “Hold These Trut 23hs” (May 22-June 8) • 7:30 pm


Dorset Players present “Oklahoma!“ (runs May 17, 18, 24 25 at 7:30 pm; May 19 & 26 at 2 pm) • 7:30 pm


Ghent Playhouse presents “DON JUAN the Libertine.” (runs May 24-26, May 31-June 2, June 7-9) • 8 pm


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


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

 

MISC.

 

Mahaiwe • OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) presents Jim Acosta, American journalist and the chief White House correspondent for CNN • 6 pm • FREE with reservations (4 people per reservation) • mahaiwe.org

 

Northshire (Manchester store) • Vermont novelist Kathryn Davis presents “The Silk Road” • 6 pm • www.northshire.com

Northshire (Manchester store) • YA novelist Anne O’Brien Carelli= presents “Skylark and Wallcreeper” • 11 am • www.northshire.com

 

Mahaiwe • Berkshire Pulse presents: A Celebration, Performance & Fundraiser. Join Berkshire Pulse – one of the leading arts education organizations in southern Berkshire County – to celebrate thirteen years of inspiring artists of all ages with three performances featuring talented young dancers and musicians • 3 pm • at Simon’s Rock College Daniel Arts Center: 84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, MA • $20 ages 18 and up, $10 ages 17 and under • mahaiwe.org

 

Mahaiwe • Berkshire Pulse presents: A Celebration, Performance & Fundraiser. Join Berkshire Pulse – one of the leading arts education organizations in southern Berkshire County – to celebrate thirteen years of inspiring artists of all ages with three performances featuring talented young dancers and musicians • 3 pm • at Simon’s Rock College Daniel Arts Center: 84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, MA • $20 ages 18 and up, $10 ages 17 and under • mahaiwe.org


Mahaiwe • Berkshire Pulse presents: A Celebration, Performance & Fundraiser. Join Berkshire Pulse – one of the leading arts education organizations in southern Berkshire County – to celebrate thirteen years of inspiring artists of all ages with three performances featuring talented young dancers and musicians • 3 pm • at Simon’s Rock College Daniel Arts Center: 84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, MA • $20 ages 18 and up, $10 ages 17 and under • mahaiwe.org
• 6:30 pm • FREE • mahaiwe.org



 

 

25

 

MUSIC


Caffè Lena • Singer-songwriter Sawyer Fredericks, a musical star on reality TV • 8 pm • info and tickets ($45/$35 or $22.50 for children/students) at www.caffelena.org

 

Valatie Community Theatre • local blues a6rtist Amy Ryan Band • 8 pm • 518-758-1309 • valatiecommunitytheatre.org

 

THEATER

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Berkshire Theatre • “The Goat” (May 24-June 15) • 8 pm


Dorset Players present “Oklahoma!“ (runs May 17, 18, 24 25 at 7:30 pm; May 19 & 26 at 2 pm) • 7:30 pm


Ghent Playhouse presents “DON JUAN the Libertine.” (runs May 24-26, May 31-June 2, June 7-9) • 8 pm


Mac-Haydn • “Camelot” (May 23-June 2) • 4 & 8 pm


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

 

MISC.

 

Northshire (Manchester store) • Bill Schubart presents his new novel “The Priest” 6 pm • www.northshire.com

 

Mahaiwe • Berkshire Pulse presents: A Celebration, Performance & Fundraiser (also on May 2]. Join Berkshire Pulse – one of the leading arts education organizations in southern Berkshire County – to celebrate thirteen years of inspiring artists of all ages with three performances featuring talented young dancers and musicians • 3 pm • at Simon’s Rock College Daniel Arts Center: 84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, MA • $20 ages 18 and up, $10 ages 17 and under • mahaiwe.org