Berkshires Week & Shires of vermont

Thursday, Aug. 7

ART

Mass MoCA

Darren Waterston: "Filthy Lucre," artist talk 6 p.m. on installation re-imagining Whistler's "Peacock Room." North Adams. COMMUNITY

The Bookstore

Nancy Salz "Nanny: A Memoir of Love and Secrets." 5 p.m. Lenox.

Naumkeag

Tours from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org.

Temple Anshe Amunim

"Eat and Be Satisfied: How the Foods of the Shtetl Became a Symbol of Jewish Pride," noon. Pittsfield.

Vermont Summer Festival

Horse Show Competition. East Dorset.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Weekend Out. Free Inside/Out Per formance: Molissa Fenley's "State of Dark ness," 6:15 p.m.. Pacific North west Ballet, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. David Rouss ève/REALITY in "Stardust," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

FILM

Performance Space 21

"Dancing Dreams." Teenagers perform "Kon tak thof" by Pina Bausch, famous dancer/choreographer. 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Adams Public Library

Bubble Mania. 3 p.m. (413) 743-8345

Barrington Stage Company

"Hairspray Jr." 2 & 7 p.m., Berk shire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Seussical," 7 p.


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Lenox Library

"Bubblemania," fun and science of bubbles. 11 a.m., free. info@lenoxlib.org. Lenox.

Mark Skinner Library

Live Owls & Raptors with Mike from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum. 10:30 a.m. 48 West Road, Manchester, Vt.

MUSIC

Manchester Music Festival

"Generations of Melody," Mendel ssohn's Piano Trio No. 1 and Vittorio Giannini's Quintet for Piano and Strings, 7:30 p.m. Manchester.

Naumkeag

Naumkeag at Night: Music & Sun sets: 5-8 p.m. Stocktridge.

Party in the Park

"Wildcard." Antique cars. 6 p.m. Noel Field, North Adams.

Tanglewood

Emanuel Ax, piano; Leonidas Kavakos, violin, and Yo-Yo Ma, cello. All-Brahms program: Violin Sonata No. 1 in G, Op. 78; Cello Sonata No. 2 in F, Op. 99, and Piano Trio No. 1 in B, Op. 8. 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall/ Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

Conversations: "Myths and Mis con ceptions about Asperger's," 3 p.m., free, Mainstage."The Golem of Havana," Musical Theatre Lab, 3 & 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Dancing Lessions," 8 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

"33," Chilean miners underground, 7 p.m. "Hunchbacks of Notre Dame," 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," 8 p.m., Main Stage, "De sign for Living," 8 p.m. at Unicorn, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," 2 and 8 p.m., Chester.

Clark Art Institute

London National Theatre Live in HD, "A Small Family Business." Williamstown.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 8 p.m., Dorset.

The Mount

"Romeo and Juliet," 6 p.m., Lenox.

Park McCullough House

Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" 7 p.m. North Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Henry IV, Parts I & II," 7:30 p.m. "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 8 p.m.

The Theater Barn

"I Love A Piano." Irving Berlin tunes. 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The legendary Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line," 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williams College Museum of Art

"All the Gallery's a Stage," 4 p.m. Williams town Theatre Festival actors in a new site-specific performance. Williamstown.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. Late-Night Cabaret, 10:30 p.m., Goodrich Hall. Williamstown.

Friday, Aug. 8

ART

Berkshire Crafts Fair

89 juried artists at the 41st annual festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monument Mountain Reg ional High School, Route 7, Great Barrington.

Clark Art Institute

Fun Free Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Activities throughout the day for all ages. Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

Sheffield Antiques Show

Antique furniture, silver, rugs, glassware, accessories, jewelry.10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mount Everett High School, Berkshire School Road, Sheffield. (413) 229-8173

Knesset Israel

"Who Speaks for Judaism? The Rabbis and the Priests," 11 a.m. Shakespeare & Company, Lenox.

The Mount

Writer Kate Bolick interviews Andre Dubus III, author of six books including "House of Sand and Fog," 6 p.m. Lenox.

Vermont Summer Festival

Horse Show Competition. East Dorset.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Jacob's Pillow welcomes LGBT visitors throughout Weekend Out. Free PillowTalk: "Through The Eyes of a Dancer," 5 p.m., Blake's Barn. Free Inside/Out Performance: The Hell's Kitchen Kilowatts, 6:15 p.m.. Pacific Northwest Ballet, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. David Roussève/REALITY in "Stardust," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

FILM

Performance Space 21

"Dancing for Mr. B.: Balanchine Ballerinas," 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Adams movie night

Movie outdoors, featuring Despicable Me 2. Adams Town Hall Lawn, 6 p.m., free.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Family Fridays: Birds of Prey 11 a.m. with wildlife rehabilitator Tom Ricardi. Stockbridge.

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr.," 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Seussical," 7 p.m., The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

Performance Space 21

Storycrafters with Dance Words." Barry Marshall and Jeri Burns tell traditional tales about dance. 1 p.m. Chatham, N.Y.

MUSIC

Chesterwood

"Chesterfest" Americana music series featuring Moot Davis. 6:30 p.m. Stockbridge.

Dalton CRA

Concert on the Memorial Lawn: Phil Grover's Rock ‘n Roll Revue,, 7:00 p.m., Free. Dalton.

Guthrie Center

Vince Gilbert, folk music at site of Alice's Restaurant, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Lenox Library

Musical Favorites with John Davidson, a fundraiser for the Lenox Library. 7 p.m. $15 per person, $25 per family suggested donation.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

The Bad Plus & Joshua Redman, contemporary jazz double bill, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m., Lenox.

Tanglewood

Prelude concert with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 6 p.m., Ozawa Hall. This Week at Tanglewood panel discussion with Martin Bookspan & guest artists, 7:15 p.m., Shed. Boston Symphony Orchestra with Leo nard Slatkin, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin; John Ferrillo, oboe. Celebrating Slatkin's 70th birthday. Bolcom: "Circus" Overture; Barlow: "The Winter's Passed," for oboe and strings; Barber: Violin Concerto; Elgar: "Enigma" Variations, 8:30 p.m., Shed. Lenox. Pre-Concert Lecture: "The Real Secret of Elgar's Enigma Variations." Lecture with Professor Jeremy Yudkin. 2:30-4 p.m. Lenox Library, Lenox. Reservations: yudkinjaf@gmail.com or at the door.

OUTDOORS

Adams race

Dash For Dana Road Race - 5K Run and 1-mile walk, 8:30 a.m., Visitor Center, Depot Street, Adams.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," Musical Theatre Lab, 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Dancing Lessions," 8 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

"Solo: A two person show," 7 p.m. "33," 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

James Naughton in "Cedars," 8 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 8 p.m., The Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 20th anniversary revival of the hit comedy. 8 p.m., Dorset.

Park McCullough House

Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" by Living Room Theater Co., 7 p.m. North Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m. "Henry IV, Parts I & II," 7 p.m. "Shakespeare's Will,"8 p.m. "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 8 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"I Love A Piano." Irving Berlin tunes. 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

"The Bear (of the Berkshires)" & "The Rem brandt". 6 p.m. Vaber Hall, West Stockbridge.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"A Chorus Line," 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Fridays @ 3, Joshua Leonard & Rebecca Lowman's Behold My Heart 3 p.m., Nikos Stage. Backstage Tour, 6 p.m., Main Stage Lobby. "The Visit," 8 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 8 p.m., Nikos Stage. Late-Night Cabaret, 10:30 p.m., Goodrich Hall. Williamstown.

Saturday, Aug. 9

ART

Berkshire Crafts Fair

89 juried artists at the 41st annual festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monument Mountain Regional High School, Great Barrington.

Clark Art Institute

Gary Hildenbrand to discuss his role as lead principal for the Clark Art Institute's new landscape design. 3 p.m. Williamstown.

Mass MoCA

"Eclipse," showcases species extinction through the passenger pigeon. Artist reception at 5:30 p.m. North Adams.

Sandisfield Arts Center

"Through the Looking Glass: Norman Rockwell's America," 10:30 a.m. Sandisfield

COMMUNITY

Adams Townwide Tag Sale

Townwide, all day, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Norman's Attic

Art and craft, New England goods and community festival. St. James' Episcopal Church and downtown Arlington

Rock, Rattle & Drum Pow Wow

Nammy Award Winner Arvel Bird, Danza Azteca, American Indian music, dance, education, entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, food and cultural festivities fun. Bowe Field, the Adams Agricultural Fairgrounds, Old Columbia Street (off of Route 8), Adams.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

A conversation with author and journalist Fran Lebowitz hosted by WAMC's Joe Donahue. 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Sheffield Antiques Show

Antique furniture, silver, rugs, glassware, accessories, jewelry. Lunch and bake sale, quilt raffle. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mount Everett High School, Berkshire School Road, Sheffield.

Vermont Summer Festival

Horse Show Competition. East Dorset.

DANCE

Music Omi

Dance Omi Open Salon: 5-7 p.m. Ghent, N.Y.

Jacob's Pillow

Jacob's Pillow welcomes LGBT visitors throughout Weekend Out. Pacific Northwest Ballet, 2 and 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. David Roussève/REALITY in "Stardust," 2:15 and 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Free PillowTalk: "Creating ‘Stardust'", 4 p.m., Blake's Barn. Free Inside/Out Performance: Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance, The School at Jacob's Pillow, 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. Becket.

FILM

Performance Space 21

Dancers and Dancemakers Film Festival: "Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About." 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

Mass MoCA

Alloy Orchestra plays live with silent film "He Who Gets Slapped," 8:30 p.m. North Adams.

KID STUFF

Arrowhead

"Stick Your Hands in History," 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. A chance for middle school children to curate an exhibit on Art and Industry. Pittsfield.

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr.," 12:30 and 3:30 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Seussical," 2 and 7 p.m., The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Bennington Chamber Concerts

John Harbison "Quintet for Winds," Sean Shepherd Piano Trio & Amy Beach Piano Quintet in F-sharp minor, 8 p.m. free, Bennington College, Bennington.

Columbia County Council on the Arts

Artists' Marketplace. Free musical acts performing. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 7th Street Park, Hudson, N.Y.

Guthrie Center

Slambovian Circus of Dreams, folk music at Alice's Restaurant, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Mass MoCA

Alloy Orchestra, 8:30 p.m.

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m. Lenox.

Music & More

Boston Duo, 4:30 p.m., sonatas for violin and piano by Prokofiev (Op. 94a in D major), Schumann (Op. 105 in A minor), and Beethoven (Op. 47 in A major, "Kreutzer"). A reception follows. New Marlborough.

Music from Salem

Celebrating Quarts and Quints, 8 p.m. string quartets (by Mozart and Glazunov) and two piano quintets Fauré & a new quintet by Tom Oboe Lee. Hubbard Hall, Cambridge N.Y.

Music Mountain

Spuyten Duyvil, 6:30 p.m. 225 Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, Conn.

Otis Cultural Council

Roger Tincknell's Family Concert, children's songs & singing games, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Otis Town Hall Gazebo, Route 8, Otis. Free.

Porter-Phelps-Huntington House

"A Perfect Spot of Tea" performance featuring JMPT Quarter, an acoustic quartet with Old World flavor. 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. 130 River Drive, Hadley.

Tanglewood

Pre-rehearsal talk, 9:30 a.m., Shed. Rehearsal, Sunday program,10:30 a.m. Shed. Boston Symphony Orchestra with Stéphane Denève, conductor; Leonidas Kavakos, violin. Debussy: "Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun"; Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 2; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4. 8:30 p.m., Shed. Lenox.

Tanglewood Talk

Pre-Concert Lecture: "Hidden ‘Fate' in Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony." Lecture with Professor Jeremy Yudkin. 2:30-4 p.m. Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," Musical Theatre Lab, 3 & 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Dancing Lessions," 8 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," 2 and 8 p.m., Main Stage. Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 2 and 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Berkshire Fringe

Free community performance lab in storytelling, clown and physical theater, 1 p.m. Live music, 5 p.m. "Hunchbacks of Notre Dame," 7 p.m. ‘Riot,' 9 p.m. Pittsfield.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 20th anniversary revival of the hit comedy. 3 and 8 p.m., Dorset.

Park McCullough House

Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" by Living Room Theater Company, 2 and 7 p.m. North Bennington.

The Mount

"Romeo and Juliet," 12:30 p.m., Lenox.

Shakespeare and Company

"Henry IV, Parts I & II," 2 p.m. "A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m. "Shakespeare's Will," 3 p.m. "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 7:30 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"I Love A Piano." An evening of Irving Berlin tunes. 4 and 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

"The Bear (of the Berkshires)" & "The Rembrandt". 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Vaber Hall, West Stockbridge.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The legendary Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Saturday Morning Live, 10:30 a.m., lobby. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 3:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. "The Visit," 3:30 and 8 p.m., Main Stage. "Fool For Love," 8 p.m., Nikos Stage. Late-Night Cabaret, 10:30 p.m., Goodrich Hall. Williamstown.

Sunday, Aug. 10

ART

Berkshire Crafts Fair

89 juried artists at the annual festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monument Mountain Regional High School, Route 7, Great Barrington.

Clark Art Institute

Art historian and former New York Times art critic Michael Brenson, biographer of David Smith, talks with Rebecca Smith, David Smith's daughter. Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

Arrowhead

Workshop with Jana Laiz, 3 p.m., Pittsfield.

Rock, Rattle & Drum Pow Wow

Arvel Bird, Danza Azteca, American Indian music, dance, education, entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, food and cultural festivities fun. Bowe Field, off Route 8, Adams.

Sheffield Antiques Show

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mount Everett High School, Berkshire School Road, Sheffield.

Vermont Summer Festival

Horse Show Competition. East Dorset.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Weekend Out. Pacific Northwest Ballet, 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. David Rous sève/REALITY in "Stardust," 2:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." 2 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Seussical," 2 p.m., The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Adams Farmers & Artisans Market

Jazz with Nana Simopoulos & Friends, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Adams town concert

Jazz 12-2:30 p.m. Live music 4 p.m. featuring Black Water. Adams Visitor Center. Music, food and fun.

Bascom Lodge

Music with Black Lake, 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

Eagle Band

Summer Band standards from Leroy Anderson to John Philip Sousa, Broadway show tunes, patriotic favorites and marches, 2 p.m. Shinsdale Fire House, Hinsdale. Free.

Field Farm

Chillin' in the Garden: musicians from West ern Massachusetts, 4:30 p.m. Williamstown.

Guthrie Center

Youth Summit students from the US, Israel, Palestine and Jordan will perform a song they wrote, screen a video they made and discuss their experiences in the weeklong program. 7:30 p.m. Great Barrington.

Music from Salem

Celebrating Quarts and Quints, 4 p.m. string quartets (by Mozart and Glazunov) and two piano quintets Fauré and a new quintet by Tom Oboe Lee,. Park-McCullough Carriage Barn, North Bennington.

Music Mountain

St. Petersburg String Quartet with guest artist Ricardo Cavalcante de Oliviera, 3 p.m., Falls Village, Conn.

Sevenars Music Festival

Bob, Jerry, and Friends (jazz), 4 p.m. Jazz inspired by Lionel Hampton, Red Norvo and others. Worthington.

Tanglewood

Boston Symphony Orchestra with David Zin man, conductor, and Yo-Yo Ma, cello. All-Tchai kovsky program: "Polonaise" from "Eu gene One gin"; Andante cantabile, for cello and strings; "Variations on a Rococo Theme," for cello and orchestra: Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique." 2:30 p.m., Shed. Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Massachusetts Audubon

Canoe Trip on the Housatonic, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," Musical Theatre Lab, 3 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Dancing Lessions," world premiere of a new romantic comedy, 5 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

Community Performance Lab improvisation, 1 p.m. "Hunchbacks of Notre Dame," 7 p.m. "33," 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," 2 and 8 p.m. Chester.

Shakespeare and Company

"The Complete Works of William Shake speare (Abridged)," 2 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8 p.m., Lenox. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," set in the Jazz Age Bayou, 7:30 p.m. "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 8 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"I Love A Piano." An evening of Irving Berlin tunes. 2 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

"The Bear (of the Berkshires)" & "The Rem brandt." 11 a.m. Vaber Hall, West Stockbridge.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

Musical, "A Chorus Line," 3 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 2 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 2 p.m., Nikos Stage. Williamstown.

Monday, Aug. 11

COMMUNITY

The Brick House Pub

The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of Amer ica, tour at the Brick House Pub in Housatonic from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The Mount

Thomas Maier on book, "Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson," 4 p.m. with tea. Lenox.

FILM

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

"Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love," 4 p.m., "The Jewish Cardinal," 8 p.m., Lenox.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Seussical," 7 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Barrington Stage Company

"Here Comes the Callaways," Tony-nominated Callaway sisters. 8 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Manchester Music Festival

Young Artists Concert. Chamber music performed by participants of the full-scholarship Young Artists Program. 7 p.m. Manchester.

Plainfield Congregational Church

Duo Fusion & Friends: Sarah Swersey, Flute, Joe Belmont, guitar, Jason Schwartz, string bass & Joe Fitzpatrick, percussion. 7 p.m. Plainfield.

St. John's summer concert

Free noontime concert, double-bassist Harr ison Dilthey and pianist Robin Kibler in works by Bach, Eccles, and Bottesini. Williamstown.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Kelli O'Hara to perform a one-night-only benefit concert. 7:30 p.m. Williamstown.

THEATER

Arrowhead

"Maids in the Mills," revival of "Sheep tacular" by J. Peter Bergman with members of the original company reprising roles. 7 p.m. Road Scholars at the Crown Plaza. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

Pi Clowns, 7 p.m. "Riot," 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 8 p.m., Unicorn , Stockbridge. Ellenoff Musical Theatre Series, 2 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

Clark Art Institute

Sampling of entertainment from Williams town Theatre Festival. 5 p.m. Williamstown.

Tuesday, Aug. 12

ART

Becket Arts Center

"Chagall in Exile," artist's life in Hudson Valley, N.Y., after fleeing the Nazi occupation, free at 7:30 p.m. Becket.

COMMUNITY

The Bookstore

DoriKatz, Looking For Strangers. 7 p.m. Lenox.

The Mount

"Summer" marathon reading, 1 to 6:30 p.m. Wharton's coming of age tale set against the backdrop of the Berkshires. Free. Lenox.

Ventfort Hall

Francis Morrone, "The Lenox Five by Society Architects Rotch & Tilden"; Tea and Talk. Lenox.

FILM

Performance Space 21

Jamal Jackson with "Bill T. Jones: A Good Man." Follows acclaimed director/choreographer Bill T. Jones for two years, as he tackles the most ambitious work of his career, an original dance-theater piece in honor of Lincoln's Bicentennial. 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Lenox Library

Kids concert in the park with Terry A La Berry, 11 a.m., free. Lenox.

MUSIC

Clark Art Institute

Free concert: Woods Tea Co., acoustic Celtic tunes, sea shanties, American folk and novelty songs, 6 p.m. Williamstown.

Manchester Town Green

Concerts on the Green featuring Wyld Nightz Band, 6-8 p.m., Manchester.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Dancing Lessions," 7 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

"33" 3 p.m. Live music, 5 p.m. Pi clowns, 7 p.m. "Riot," 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

The Mount

"Romeo and Juliet," 6 p.m., Lenox.

Shakespeare and Company

Tuesday Talk, "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 5 p.m. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," set in the Bayou and the Jazz Age, 7 p.m. Preview: "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 8 p.m., Lenox.

Temple Anshe Amunim

Scene Study workshop with HRC Showcase Theatre of Hudson, N.Y., 10:30 a.m. Pittsfield.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The legendary Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line," 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage.Williamstown.

Wednesday, Aug. 13

ART

Bascom Lodge

‘Mill Children,' Ralph Brill on photo and exhibition at 5 Hoosac Street in Adams, a former mill building, 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Botanical Illustration: Colorful fruits work shop through Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stockbridge.

COMMUNITY

The Bookstore

Kathryn Ayres reads from Bear Season. 7 p.m. Lenox.

Downtown Celebration

An outdoor festival/community expo 5:30 to 9 p.m., North Adams.

Milne Library

Nutshell Playhouse Nutshellapalooza, 2 p.m., free. Williamstown.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Free Inside/Out Performance: Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theatre, 6:15 p.m. Companhia Urbana de Dança, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. doug elkins choreography, etc., 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

MUSIC

Bennington Chamber Concerts

Hanns Eisler: Duo for violin and cello, Eugène Bozza: Contrastes II, and Ferdinand Ries: Piano Quintet in B minor, 8 p.m. free, Bennington College, Bennington

Clark Art Institute

Met Live in HD: "Otello," Verdi's Shake spearean opera, 12:55 p.m. Williamstown.

Live on the Lake

Featuring Rev Tor. 6 p.m. Burbank Park on Onota Lake, Pittsfield.

Tanglewood

Jeremy Denk, piano. Ives: Sonata No. 2, "Concord" and J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations. 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Lenox.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Dancing Lessions," world premiere of a new romantic comedy, 7 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab

Staged reading of work in progress 7:30 p.m. Free. Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 7 p.m., Unicorn Theatre. Michael V. Gazzo's "A Hatful of Rain," 7 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge.

Hevreh

"Did the Exodus Really Happen: Insights from Archeology," 11:45 a.m. "Digging through History: A Day with Archeologist Richard Freund," 7:30 p.m. Great Barrington.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," set in the Jazz Age Bayou, 2 p.m. "Henry IV, Parts I & II," 7:30 p.m. Preview: "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 8:30 p.m., Lenox.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The legendary Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 3:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. Williamstown.