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CALENDAR DIRECTORY 


’62 Center for Theatre and Dance • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St., Williamstown, MA • 413-597-3131

 

Academy of Music Theatre • 274 Main St., Northampton, MA

 

Battenkill Bookstore • 15 East Main St., Cambridge, NY

 

Bennington College • Route 67A, Bennington, VT • 802-442-5401 • www.bennington.edu

 

Bennington Museum • W. Main, Bennington, VT • 802-447-1571 • www.benningtonmuseum.org

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden • Intersection Rtes 102 & 183, Stockbridge, MA • 413-298-3926 • www.berkshirebotanical.org

 

Berkshire Museum • 39 South St, Pittsfield, MA • 413-443-7171, x 10 • www.berkshiremuseum.org

 

Berkshire Theatre Festival (BTF) • Stockbridge, MA • box office: 413-298-5576 • berkshiretheatre.org

 

Bridge Street Theater • 44 West Bridge St., Catskill, NY • 518-943-3894 • Box office: 518-943-3818 • BridgeSt.org

 

Caffè Lena • 47 Phila, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 • 518-583-0022 • www.Caffelena.com

 

Cambridge Historical Society & Museum • 12 Broad St., Cambridge, NY • 518-677-3327 • cambridgenyhistoricalsociety.org

 

Carving Studio and Sculpture Center • 636 Marble St., West Rutland, VT • 802-438-2097 • www.carvingstudio.org

 

Castleton State College • 86 Seminary, Castleton, VT • 802-468-5611 • www.csc.vsc.edu

 

Chapman Historical Museum • 348 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-793-2826 • www.chapmanmuseum.org

 

Chatham Bookstore • 27 Main St., Chatham, NY • 518-392-3005 • www.chathambookstore.com

 

(Sterling and Francine) Clark Art Institute • 225 South St., Williamstown, MA • 413-458-2303 • www.clarkart.edu

 

Clermont State Historic Site • One Clermont Ave., Germantown, NY • 518-537-4240 • www.friendsofclermont.org

 

Colonial Theatre • 111 South St., Pittsfield, MA • 413-448-8084 • www.thecolonialtheatre.org

 

Crandall Public Library • 251 Glen, Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-6508 • www.crandalllibrary.org

 

Dewey Hall • 91 Main St., Sheffield, MA • www.deweyhall.org

 

Dorset Theatre Festival • 104 Cheney Road, off Rte 30 in Dorset, VT • 802-867-2223 • dorsettheatrefestival.org

 

Emma Willard School • 285 Pawling Ave.,
Troy, NY

 

Flywheel Arts Collective • 43 Main Street, Easthampton, MA • https://www.facebook.com/HilltownFamilies

 

Fort Salem Theater • E. Broadway, Salem, NY • 518-854-9200 • www.fortsalemtheater.com

 

The Foundry • 2 Harris St., W. Stockbridge, MA • thefoundryws.com

 

Friends of Chamber Music of Troy • friendsofchambermusic.org • 518-833-1874

 

The Georgi on the Battenkill • Adams Lane, Shushan, NY • 518-854-3773 • www.thegeorgi.com

 

Ghent Playhouse • Town Hall Road (across from firehouse) • 518-392-6264 • ghentplayhouse.org

 

Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra • Glens Falls, NY • 518-793-1348 • www.glensfallssymphony.org

 

Green Mountain Club • Unless noted, meet at Main St. Park, near east end of fire station off Center St., Rutland City • www.gmckillington.org

 

Hancock Shaker Village • Pittsfield, MA • 413-443-01202 • www.hancockshakervillage.org

 

Hawthorne Valley School • 330 Route 21C, Ghent, NY • 518-672-7092 • hawthornevalleyschool.org

 

Helsinki Hudson • 405 Columbia St., Hudson, NY • 518.828.4800 • helsinkihudson.com

 

Hildene • Historic Route 7A • Manchester, VT • 802-362-1788 • www.hildene.org

 

Home Made Theater at the Spa Little Theater • 58 Roosevelt Dr., Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-587-4427

 

Hubbard Hall • 25 East Main, Cambridge, NY • 518-677-2495 • www.hubbardhall.org

 

Hudson Opera House • 327 Warren, Hudson, NY • 518-822-1438 • www.hudsonoperahouse.org

 

Hyde Collection • 161 Warren, Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-1761 • www.hydecollection.org

 

Images Cinema • 50 Spring St., POB 283, Williamstown, MA • movie line: 413-458-5612, office: 413-458-1039 • www.imagescinema.org

 

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires • 13 Willard Hill Rd., Stockbridge, MA • 413-298-5252 • www.is183.org

 

Jacob’s Pillow • George Carter Rd, Becket, MA • 413-243-0324 • www.jacobspillow.org

 

Kaatsbaan International Dance Center • 120 Broadway, Tivoli, NY • 845-757-5106 x 111 • www.kaatsbaan.org

 

Lake George Arts Project Arts • Shepard Park, Canada St, Lake George, NY • 518-668-2615 rain venues • www.lakegeorgearts.org

 

LARAC (Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council) • 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls, NY • 518-798-1144 • www.larac.org

 

Lenox Community Center • 65 Walker St., Lenox, MA • 413-528-4004 • www.lenoxcontradance.org

 

The Listening Place • 21 Thomson Ave., Glens Falls, NY • fibhornspeakers.com

 

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center • 14 Castle, Great Barrington, MA • www.mahaiwe.org

 

Manchester Community Library • 138 Cemetery Ave./Rte. 7A, Manchester Center, VT • 802-362-2607 • www.mclvt.org

 

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) • 375 Church St., North Adams, MA 01247-4100 • 413-664-4481 • www.mcla.mass.edu

 

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) • 87 Marshall, N. Adams, MA 01247 • 413-664-4481 • www.massmoca.org

 

Mead Art Museum • Amherst College, 600 Massachusetts Ave., Amherst, MA • 413-542-2335 • mead@amherst.edu

 

Mettawee River Theater Company • contact info for June-Aug.: 209 Dunnigan Road, Salem, NY 12865 • 518-854-9357 • www.mettawee.org

 

The Mount (Edith Wharton’s home) • 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, MA 01240-0974 • 413-637-1899 • www.edithwharton.org

 

Music from Salem • 25 EMain St. Cambridge NY • 518.232.2347 • www.musicfromsalem.org

 

New Russia Cultural Center • 1550 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY • 518-382-9438 • newrussiacenter.org

 

New York State Museum • Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY • 518-474-5877 • nysm.nysed.gov

 

NYS Writers Institute • Page Hall, 135 Western Ave., Downtown Campus, or other SUNY Albany locations as noted • www.nyswritersinstitute.org • 518-442-5620

 

Norman Rockwell Museum • 9 Glendale Rd., Stockbridge, MA • 413-298-4100 • www.nrm.org

 

Northshire Bookstore • 4869 Main St., Manchester Center, VT & Broadway, Saratoga spgs, NY • 1-800-437-3700 • www.northshire.com

 

Olana State Historic Site • 5720 State Rte. 9G, Hudson, NY 12534 • 518-828-0135 • www.olana.org

 

Oldcastle Theater Company • 331 Main St, Bennington, VT • 802-447-0564 •
oldcastletheatreco.org

 

Old Chatham Quaker Meeting • 539 Co. Rte. 13, Chatham, NY • 518-610-3735 • oldchathamquakers.org

 

Omi International Arts Center/Dance Omi • 1405 Co. Rte 22, Ghent, NY • 518-392-4747 • www.artomi.org

 

Paramount Theatre • 30 Center St., Rutland, VT 05701 • 802-775-0570 • www.paramountvt.org

 

Park-McCullough • One Park St., North Bennington, VT 05257 • 802-442-5441 • www.parkmccullough.org

 

The Park Theater • 14 Park Street, Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-1150 • www.parktheatergf.com

 

PS21 • 2980 Rte. 66, Chatham, NY • 518-392-6121 • www.ps21chatham.org

 

Rock Hill Bakehouse and Café • 18 Curran Lane, Glens Falls, NY • 518-636-3832

 

Roeliff Jansen Community Library • 9091 Rte. 22, Hillsdale, NY * 518-325-4101 • http://www.roejanlibrary.org

 

Salem Art Works • 19 Cary Lane, Salem, NY • 518-854-7674 • www.salemartworks.com

 

Sanctuary for Independent Media • 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY • 518-272-2390 • thesanctuaryforindependentmedia.org

 

Sand Lake Center for the Arts • 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY • 518-674-2007 • www.slca-ctp.org

 

Saratoga Arts Council/Dee Sarno Theater • 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-584-4132 • www.saratoga-arts.org

 

Saratoga Film Forum • 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-584-FILM • www.saratogafilmforum.org

 

Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) • 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-584-9330 • www.spac.org

 

Saratoga Springs Public Library • 49 Henry, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-584-7860 • www.sspl.org

 

Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon • 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon, NY • 518-794-9100 • shakerml.org

 

Shakespeare & Company • 70 Kemble St., Lenox, MA • 413-637-1199 • shakespeare.org

 

Shirt Factory Arts & Healing Center • 71 Lawrence Street, Glens Falls, NY • 518-907-4478 • shirtfactorygf@gmail.com

 

Simon’s Rock at Bard College • inclds: Daniel Arts Ctr & Kellogg Music Ctr. • 84 Alford Rd. • Great Barrington, MA • 413-528-0771 • www.simons-rock.edu

 

Skidmore College • 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-580-5000 • www.skidmore.edu

 

Slate Valley Museum • 17 Water, Granville, NY 12832 • 518-642-1417 • www.slatevalleymuseum.org

 

Spencertown Academy • 790 Rte. 203, Spencertown, NY • 518-392-3693 • www.spencertown.org

 

Spring Street Gallery • 110 Spring Street, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-587-6433 • springstreetgallerysaratoga.org OR SaratogaFilmForum.org

 

Stageworks/Hudson • 41-A Cross St., Hudson, NY • 518-822-9667 (box office)
• www.stageworkstheater.org

 

Strand Theatre • 210 Main Street, Hudson Falls, NY • 518-832-3484

 

Taconic Music • Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy, 143 Seminary Ave, Manchester, VT • taconicmusic.org

 

(Frances Young) Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery • Skidmore Colege, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-580-8080 or tang.skidmore.edu

 

Tannery Pond Concerts • New Lebanon, NY • 888-820-9441 • www.tannerypondconcerts.org

 

Theater Barn • 654 Route 20, New Lebanon, NY • 518-794-8989 • www.thetheaterbarn.org

 

Time and Space Limited (TSL) • 434 Columbia St., Hudson, NY • 518-822-8448 • www.timeandspace.org

 

Town Players of Pittsfield • Pittsfield, MA • www.townplayers.org

 

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • 30 2nd St, Troy, NY • 518-273-8945 • www.troymusichall.org

 

Trustees of Reservations • Berkshires regional office: 413-298-3239 x3000 • www.thetrustees.org

 

Valatie Community Theater • 3031 Main St., Valatie, NY

 

Ventfort Hall • 104 Walker St., Lenox, MA • 413-637-3206 • www.gildedage.org

 

Vermont Arts Exchange • 48 Main Street, North Bennington, VT • 802-442-5549

 

Williams College and Williams College
Museum of Art (WCMA) • 15 Lawrence Hall Dr, Ste. 2, Williamstown, MA • 413-597-2429 • www.williams.edu (college) and www.wcma.org

 

(Charles R.) Wood Theater • 207 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-798-9663 • www.woodtheater.org

 

World Awareness Children’s Museum • 89 Warren St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-793-2773 • www.worldchildrensmuseum.org

 

Zankel Music Center • Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-580-5321 • www.skidmore.edu/zankel/ticketsevents.php

www.skidmore.edu/zankel/ticketsevents.php

 

THEATER LISTINGS

 

'62 Center • “Our Time: A Play about Williams,” by Ilya Khodosh ’08, directed by Oma Sangare • A new stage work, set at Williams College during the time when Sondheim was an undergraduate, explores the history, mythology and identity of the institution and dramatizes pivotal moments through which Williams became itself • Runs Mar. 5-14 • Adams Memorial Theatre, 1000 Main St., Williamstown, MA • 413=597-2425 • 62center.williams.edu

 

Barrington Stage • “10x10 New Play Festival” – ten 10-minute plays by 10 playwrights (runs Thu-Sun, Feb. 13-Mar. 8) • Blatt Performing Arts Ctr., 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, MA • Tickets: www.barringtonstageco.org or 413-236-888

 

Bernhard Theater, Skidmore College • “Radium Girls,” directed by Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly • Inspired by a true story, traces the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court against her former employer • Runs Feb. 28-Mar. 5. See calendar for daily times • $12/$8 students/seniors • Info: 518-580-5439

 

Curtain Call Theatre • “Ben Butler,” directed by Patrick White • When a runaway slave demands sanctuary at a Union Army garrison, the General in charge is faced with a moral quandary: follow the letter of the law, or make a move that could alter the course of U.S. history? Richard Strand’s play is part comedy, part historical drama, part biography, and often all at the same time • Runs Feb. 1-8. See calendar for daily times • 518-877-7529 • www.curtaincalltheatre.com

 

Curtain Call Theatre • “Switzerland,” by Joanna Murray-Smith • Somewhere in the Swiss Alps, grande dame of crime literature Patricia Highsmith lives with an impressive collection of books, and a somewhat sinister collection of guns and knives. The comfort she finds in her solitude, cats, and cigarettes is quickly broken when a mysterious international visitor arrives at her reclusive home, where her love of fictional murders becomes a dangerous reality • Runs Feb. 27-Mar 14. See calendar for daily times • 518-877-7529 • www.curtaincalltheatre.com

 

Ghent Playhouse • “The Chalk Garden,” directed by Cathy Lee-Visscher • A psychological chamber piece set in 1955 Sussex, England that explores the secret world of childhood • Runs Fri-Sun, Feb. 1-16. See calendar for daily times • $22/$17 & $10 students • Tickets: GhentPlayhouse.org or 1-800-838-3006

 

Home Made Theater at Spa Little Theater • Frederick Knott’s “Dial M for Murder,” directed by Dianne O’Neill • A man marries his wife for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason • Runs Feb. 8-23. See calendar for daily times • $28/$26 • Tickets: www.homemadetheater.org or 518-587-4427 • Dining reservations for optional additional dinner and brunch packages at The Gideon Putnam must be made by calling Home Made Theater.

Hubbard Hall • “Stupid F*%king Bird,” by Aaron Posner and directed by Kirk Jackson • Inspired by Chekov’s “The Seagull” • Runs Feb. 1 & 2. See calendar for daily times • $25/$10 students 21 & under • Tickets: hubbardhall.org

 

Nigra Arts Center • “Murder and Malice at the Prague Palace,” by Roberta Esposito • A murder mystery dinner theater event that features Prince Phillip Hyacinth Lobkowicz, who is throwing a costume ball/masquerade party to benefit restorations to his Prague palace n 2000 • Runs Feb. 7 & 8. See calendar for daily times • $45/$36 (includes three-course, family style dinner; cash bar) • Res. req’d. Tickets: www.eventbrite.com or 518-661-9932

 

Valatie Community Theater • “Ella the Ungovernable,” by David McDonald • Recounts the transformative story beginning in 1933 of 15-year-old then-unknown Ella Fitzgerald from her incarceration at Hudson, NY’s Training School for Girls to her try-out at the Apollo and her happenchance discovery by orchestra leader Chick Webb • Runs Feb. 14 & 15. (In event of sellout or inclement weather, runs Feb. 21 & 22 also.) See calendar for daily times • $10-$15 • Tickets: eventbrite.com