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Thursday, March 21

ART

Lichtenstein Center

"Luminate: Exploring the Electromagnetic Spectrum Through Art," featuring works by students from Taconic and Pittsfield high schools and IS183 Art School, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 298-5252.

LECTURES

Berkshire Athenaeum

"Faith, Figures and Francs: American Patronage of Charles Frederick Worth," fashion lecture with Ned Lazaro of Historic Deerfield, 7 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 499-9480.

Clark Art Institute

"The Four Seasons," presented by Osher Life Long Learning Institute and Clark Art Institute, with Michael Cassin, director of Clark's Center for Education in the Visual Arts, 1 to 2:30 p.m., auditorium, 225 South St., Williamstown, (413) 458-2303.

MUSIC

Colonial Theatre

"The Real ‘Jersey Boys': The Hit Men," featuring the original stars of "Franki Valli and the Four Seasons," 7:30 p.m., 111 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 997-4444.

THEATER

London's National Theatre

Live in HD: "People," provocative, comedic play by Alan Bennett, 3 p.m., Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown, (413) 458-0524; 7 p.m., Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, (413) 528-0100.

Taconic High School

"City of Angels," musical comedy presented by Taconic High School Theatre Department, 7:30 p.m., 96 Valentine Road, Pittsfield, (413) 448-9634.

Friday, March 22

ART

Gallery 51

Virtual artists' collective reading and discussion with writers Arisa White and Rosebud Ben-Oni, on growing up in a fragmented, hostile and uncompromising environment, part of the "Berkshire Festival of Women Writers," 6 to 8 p.m., Mass. College of Liberal Arts, 51 Main St., North Adams.

Worthington Historical

"Arts Alive in the Hilltowns," talk with Walter Cudnohufsky, watercolor painter and landscape architect, 7 p.m., Worthington Historical Society, corner of route 143 and 112, Worthington.

LITERARY

Good Purpose Gallery

"Writers Read," free reading series with poet, Sharon Charde, and writer, Jan Conn, 5:30 p.m., 40 Main St., Lee, (413) 394-5045.

MUSIC

New Lebanon Library

Divinitress in concert, acoustic folk/rock duo, 7 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y., (518) 794-8844.

Norman Rockwell Museum

"Trust," interactive gallery performance with JoAnne Spies featuring songs and poems relating to the theme of trust, 2:30 p.m., Route 183, Stockbridge, (413) 298-4100.

THEATER

Bard College at Simon's Rock

"Women of Troy," a staged reading of Euripides' antiwar play, 7 to 9 p.m., Kellogg Music Center, Alford Road, Great Barrington.

Mount Everett

"Sweeney Todd," presented by the Mount Everett Drama Department, 6:30 p.m., Sheffield.

Shakespeare & Company

"The Liar," adapted from PIerre Corneille's classic farce by David Ives, 7 p.m., Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St., Lenox, (413) 637-1199.

Taconic High School

"City of Angels," musical comedy presented by Taconic High School Theatre Department, 7:30 p.m., 96 Valentine Road, Pittsfield, (413) 448-9634.

Saturday, March 23

ART

Lee Library

Opening reception for quilt show presented by Lee Library Association, 11 to 1, J. Peter Scolforo Gallery, 100 Main St., Lee, (413) 243-2733.

Norman Rockwell Museum

"A Conversation with Istvan Banyai," art talk with award-winning illustrator, Istvan Banyai, 5:30 p.m., Route 183, Stockbridge, (413) 298-4100.

Ventfort Hall

Easter egg workshop with Tjasa Sprague, create intricate and beautifully decorated eggs, 10 to noon and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox, (413) 637-3206.

COMMUNITY

Easter Egg Hunt

Hosted by Sweet Brook of Williamstown Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, (rain date is Sunday at 2 p.m.), featuring two hunts, one for preschoolers up to 5 years, and childen three and under assisted by an adult, 10 a.m., Route 7, Williamstown.

Red Lion Inn

"Meet the Artists," with writer Ruth Bass; potter, Dan Bellow; artist, Marguerite Bride, and jewelers, Laureen Vizza and Margaret Kerswild, 4 to 6 p.m., Main Street, Stockbridge.

FILM

Clark Art Institute

"Widescreen Wonders" series featuring "The Last Emperor," by Bernardo Bertolucci, final film of series, 2 p.m., 225 South St., Williamstown, (413) 458-2303.

KID STUFF

Puppet Play

"The Straw Broom," on gnomes who learn how to sweep up, for ages 1 to 6, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., Matrushka Toys and Gifts, 309 Main St., Great Barrington, (413) 528-4015.

LECTURE

Western Gateway

"Here Comes the Sun," celebration of the sun's history, science and culture, 3 p.m., Western Gateway Heritage State Park, Route 8, North Adams, (413) 663-6312.

LITERARY

Barnes & Noble

"Meet the Author" and booksigning with local author Stephanie Abrams, with her new book, "Rumors," 2 to 4:30 p.m., Hubbard Crossroads, Pittsfield.

Stockbridge Library

Book circle discussion hosted by professor Damon-Bash on novels of Catharine Maria Sedgwick, 1 p.m., 46 Main St., Stockbridge, (413) 298-5501.

MUSIC

Berkshire Music School

Double reed recital by BMS faculty members Joanne Nelson-Unczar, oboe, and Zafer Ponter, bassoon, students and alumnae, 2 p.m., Taft Recital Hall, 30 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 442-1411.

'Close Encounters with Music'

"An Evening with Eliot Fisk: Old, New, Borrowed and Blues," with soprao, Jennifer Zetlan and cellist, Yehuda Hanani, 6 p.m., Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, (413) 528-0100.

OUTDOORS

Berkshire Knapsackers

Hike first 9.5 miles of Appalachian Trail from Sages Ravine along Laurel Ridge then in through Connecticut, call for more information, Harold Moon, (413) 443-4501.

THEATER

Crowne Plaza

ZipStorh Comedy Show, with nationally-known comedians Ryan Hamilton, Veronica Mosey and Tom Daddario, to benefit Berkshire Humane Society, 8 p.m., West Street, Pittsfield; (413) 447-7878, ext. 31.

Mount Everett

"Sweeney Todd," presented by the Mount Everett Drama Department, 6:30 p.m., Sheffield.

Shakespeare & Company

"The Liar," adapted from PIerre Corneille's classic farce by David Ives, 2 and 7 p.m., Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St., Lenox, (413) 637-1199.

Taconic High School

"City of Angels," musical comedy presented by Taconic High School Theatre Department, 7:30 p.m., 96 Valentine Road, Pittsfield, (413) 448-9634.

Sunday, March 24

ART

Clark Art Institute

"Decorative Arts Family Day," celebrations of the diversity and beauty in the Clark collection, includes music by The Wandering Rocks, art projects for all ages, workshop on making decorative foods and a gallery talk, noon to 4, 225 South St., Williamstown, (413) 458-2303.

MUSIC

Dalton United Methodist

"Sing Praise to the Lord" series featuring the Becket Praise Team, 3 p.m., 755 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0521.

Images Cinema

Field Report, American folk/indie rock band led by singer/songwriter Christopher Porterfield, 1 p.m., 50 Spring St., Williamstown.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

"Masters of the Fiddle," with Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, Celtic music and dance, 7 p.m., 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, (413) 528-0100.

OUTDOORS

Berkshire Knapsackers

Hike Mt.Greylock along Roaring Brook Trail to Sperry Road; information: Joe Brindisi (uffda17@verizon.net).

THEATER

Mount Everett

"Sweeney Todd," presented by the Mount Everett Drama Department, 2 p.m., Sheffield.

Shakespeare & Company

"The Liar," adapted from PIerre Corneille's classic farce by David Ives, closing at 2 p.m., Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St., Lenox, (413) 637-1199.

Monday, March 25

COMMUNITY

Berkshire Community College

"Do You Know Where Wildlife are Crossing Roads?" meeting with Berkshire Environmental Action Team to increase motorist safety where wildlife cross roads, project is "Connecting for Wildlife," which aspires to reduce vehicle wildife collisions, 6 to 8:30 p.m., K111, 1350 West St., Pittsfield, (413) 429-6416..

Tuesday, March 26

FILM

Berkshire Athenaeum

"Amistad," part of "Cinema of Law" series, introduced by immigration attorney Joe Best, 6 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

LITERARY

'Bloomsday' Reading

In honor of Bloomsday 2013, annual reading of James Joyce's masterpiece, "Ulysses," every Tuesday until June 16, bring your own book and beverage, 7:30 p.m., 221 Ide Road, Williamstown.

Wednesday, March 27

MUSIC

Metropolitan Opera

Zandonai's "Francesca da Rimini," part of Metropollitan Opera "Live in HD" series, encore broadcast, noon, Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, (413) 528-0100.