Season at a glance

SEASON AT A GLANCE           - Richard Move Dance. 8 p.m. Jan. 20 - Parsonsfield: "Nanook of the North." 8 p.m.. Jan. 28 - "A Revolution in 4 Seasons." 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 …

Mass MoCA packs winter/spring season with art, music, dance and film

NORTH ADAMS — Music legend Mavis Staples, dance icon Bill T. Jones, and comedian Phoebe Robinson headline a jam-packed winter/spring schedule at Mass MoCA that also includes the return of the High Mud Comedy Festival; major new exhibitions by …

Etheridge brings rock, soul and more than a little Christmas cheer to the Mahaiwe

GREAT BARRINGTON — Growing up in Kansas, rocker Melissa Etheridge admitted that the first instrument she learned to play was not a guitar or a harmonica. It was — a clarinet. "Oh, yeah," she said with a chuckle. "I was in music …

Theater
Scrooge and company returning to the Colonial

PITTSFIELD -- Berkshire Theatre Group's 11th annual community production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" opens Saturday evening at the Colonial Theatre, 111 South St. Adapted by Eric Hill and directed by Travis G. Daly, the production …

It's no illusion - women rule in magic show's return to Broadway

KICKER - ON BROADWAY By Mark Kennedy The Associated Press NEW YORK - The magic supergroup "The Illusionists" has returned to Broadway trying to stun audiences for a third time, but this time they've brought something missing from …

A native son pulls hope from the shadows in "Ju rez: A Documentary Mythology" at Mass MoCA

NORTH ADAMS - Ju rez, Mexico didn't want to be the world's most dangerous city, but the drug cartels waged a war there that brought violence, murder and abduction into daily life for the citizens Rub n Polendo, the founding artistic director of …

Arts
A bulging season at Tanglewood

LENOX - Just when it seems Tanglewood can cram no more action into 10 weeks, along comes another season to make the gates bulge a little wider. The 2017 season, announced today, features Boston …

Beyonce thrills CMA Awards crowd with surprise turn

KICKER: CMA AWARDS By Mark Kennedy The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Pop superstar Beyonce helped celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Country Music Awards with a secret and boisterous performance of her song "Daddy Lessons" with the …

ARTS BRIEFS

Paintings in bloomat the ClarkWILLIAMSTOWN - "Women with Flowers," a gallery talk exploring works by mile Bernard and Odilon Redon, is scheduled for next Thursday at the Clark Art Institute.Curatorial assistant Genevieve Hulley will be joined by …

Movies
FILM CLIPS / Dec. 2-8

ALLIED (R) Deeply nostalgic moviemaking is rendered with digital precision in this World War II romance starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard as a pair of wartime spies whose emotional chemistry becomes inextricably bound to their work. …

"Moonlight" is a haunting tale of a young boy's coming of age in South Florida

"Moonlight " is as wistful a film as its title might suggest. Director Barry Jenkins, in only his second feature, has created a singularly powerful and masterfully restrained work of art about a young man's coming of age in South Florida told in …

The 413
Holiday-themed fun in the Berkshires

The end of the year is nearing, and you might have to wear an extra layer of two, but there are still plenty of entertaining excuses to get out and about this weekend, from holiday-themed happenings, to all sorts of live music and more. …

Kick off the weekend bar hopping with Santa

Happy December, 413 fans! Yes, we're in the final stretch of 2016, but there are miles to go, bands to see, places to mingle and much more. So, if you're ready to shake off the rest of last week's stuffing, here's a list of just some of the …

DATING: Tinder gets gender-identity update

"A lot of times, being transgender, people will want to have sex with you but there's no promise of a future," Jazmin Sutherlin, a 35-year-old Washingtonian, said of the challenges of dating as a transgender woman. A nationwide study of LGBTQ …

LGBT Community: How to survive Thanksgiving in President-elect Trump world

To brine or not to brine the turkey used to be the hot-button topic that divided families on Thanksgiving. Not this year, especially for many in the LGBT community, who are trying to decide whether to break bread with their family members who …

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