What to Do



Local rock band Code Blue Duo will play its only show of the summer at PortSmitt's Lakeway Restaurant on Friday at 8 p.m., located at 370 Pecks Road in Pittsfield.

For more information about upcoming events at PortSmitt's visit portsmittsrestaurant.com or call (413) 236-5727.


Every Friday, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Becket offers "Under 35 Fridays" ticket deals for patrons ages 18 to 35. These tickets are $19 per person for shows every Friday night in both the Ted Shawn and Doris Duke theaters. All Under 35 Fridays ticket holders receive a bonus goodie bag with novelty items from Blue Q.

Tickets sell quickly for this deal and can be purchased in advance by calling the box office only at (413) 243-0745. A valid ID must be shown for proof of age when picking up tickets. The purchase limit is two tickets per person per visit.

This Friday, Companie Käfig's all-male cast from Brazil blends hip-hop, martial arts and contemporary dance with an energetic soundtrack of samba and bossa nova music at 8 p.m. in the Ted Shawn Theatre.

Leo, a one-man show from Berlin blends physical theatre, acrobatics, and mind-bending animation in the Doris Duke Theatre, beginning at 8:15.

For more information on performances and the venue, visit jacobspillow.org.


On Saturday, get up close and personal with Barrington Stage Company's cast of "Our Town" at Mr. Finn's Cabaret. The informal evening will allow audiences to get to know the ensemble in a different light as they sing their favorite cabaret songs. Tickets are $15 general admission and the cash bar will be open.

Mr. Finn's Cabaret is located at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden St. in Pittsfield. For upcoming cabarets, visit barringtonstageco.org or call (413) 236-8888.


Want to grab a beer? MASS MoCA in North Adams opens its beer garden for the summer tonight at 5 p.m.

Enjoy the balmy Berkshire nights with some good music, good conversation and and a cash bar stocked with delicious, refreshing brews. Drinks are served from the rustic Chalet, created by artist Dean Baldwin for last year's "Oh, Canada" exhibition.

The Chalet will be open on Thursdays this summer, from 5 to 11 p.m., with the exception of July 4 and Aug. 22.


Speaking of beer, coming up on Wednesday, July 3, the brewers from Barrington Brewery in Great Barrington will head north to Bascom Lodge atop Mount Greylock in Adams. Beginning at 6 p.m., they will present a free, public talk about their solar-powered brewing process.

Brew samples will also be available for attendees ages 21 and up. For more information about Bascom Lodge events and amenities, visit bascomlodge.net.


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