Lucy Nash tries out a cello at Tanglewood on Parade.
Lucy Nash tries out a cello at Tanglewood on Parade. (Eagle file)

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

Temple Anshe Amunim

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

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Jacob's Pillow welcomes LGBT visitors throughout Weekend Out. Free Inside/Out Performance: Molissa Fenley's "State of Darkness," 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour S.imon Performance Space. 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

Dancers and Dancemakers Film Festival: "Dancing Dreams." Teenagers perform "Kontakthof" by Pina Bausch. This was the last film and last interview with the world-famous dancer/choreographer. 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." 2 and 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

9th Annual Children's Theatre Production, "Seussical," 7 p.m., The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

Lenox Library

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


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MUSIC

Manchester Music Festival

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

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

Berkshire Fringe

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

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," James Naughton in one-man show. 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge. Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," a fast-paced futuristic thriller. 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," 20th anniversary revival of the hit comedy. 8 p.m., Dorset.

The Mount

"Romeo and Juliet," The most timeless tale of love, 6 p.m., outside in the Dell, Lenox.

Park McCullough House

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

Shakespeare and Company

Preview: "Henry IV, Parts I & II," power, comedy and rebellion collide in this whirlwind adaptation, 7:30 p.m. Preview: "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," Tony Award-winning homage to Anton Chekhov, 8 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

"I Love A Piano." An evening of 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. Williamstown Theatre Festival actors dig into the museum collection for a new site-specific performance. Roving show infuses the galleries with a fresh creative buzz. 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 return for 41st annual festival. Contemporary and traditional jewelry, to furniture, ceramics, textiles, glassware, and more -- master artisans from California to Florida to Maine. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monument Mountain Regional High School, Route 7, Great Barrington.

Clark Art Institute

Fun Free Friday: Enjoy free admission to the Clark from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as part of the Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays statewide cultural initiative. Activities throughout the day for all ages. Grilled barbecue fare for sale 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

Clark Art Institute

Izakaya on the Visitor Center Terrace -- Japanese drinking establishment that also serves food. 5 p.m. Williamstown.

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 and cultural commentator Kate Bolick will interview Andre Dubus III, author of six books including "House of Sand and Fog," 6 p.m. Lenox.

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., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. 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

Dancers and Dancemakers Film Festival: "Dancing for Mr. B.: Balanchine Ballerinas" with Maria Tallchief, Mary Ellen Moylan, Melissa Hayden, Allegra Kent, Merrill Ashley and Darci Kistler. 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

KID STUFF

Adams movie night

Movie outdoors, 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." filled with energetic dance numbers and songs, 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

9th Annual Children's Theatre Production, "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" new Americana music series held outdoors. 6:30 p.m. Stockbridge.

Dalton CRA

Concert on the Memorial Lawn: Phil Grover's Rock ‘n Roll Revue, sponsored by Dalton and Hinsdale Local Cultural Councils, 7:00 p.m., Free. Dalton CRA, 400 Main St., (413) 684-0260, www.dalton cra.org.

Guthrie Center

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

Lenox Library

Tanglewood Pre-Concert lecture "The Real Secret of Elgar's ‘Enigma' Variations," by BU Professor of Music Jeremy Yudkin, 2:30 p.m. Lenox.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

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

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m. on the terrace. Lenox.

Tanglewood

Prelude concert with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 6 p.m., Ozawa Hall. This Week at Tanglewood panel discussion with moderator Martin Bookspan and guest artists, 7:15 p.m., Shed. Boston Symphony Orchestra with Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin; John Ferrillo, oboe. Celebrating Slatkin's 70th birthday. Bolcom: "Circus" Overture (world premiere; BSO commission); Barlow: "The Winter's Passed," for oboe and strings; Barber: Violin Concerto; Elgar: "Enigma" Variations, 8:30 p.m., Shed. Lenox.

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

World premiere, "Cedars," James Naughton stars in one-man show. 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," a fast-paced futuristic thriller. 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 Company, 7 p.m. North Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Servant of Two Masters," outrageous and wily servant Truffaldino secretly signs on with two masters simultaneously, 5:30 p.m., outside in the Rose Footprint. Preview: "Henry IV, Parts I & II," power, comedy and rebellion collide in this whirlwind adaptation, 7 p.m. "Shakespeare's Will," the uncharted and tumultuous life of Anne Hathaway -- Shakespeare's enigmatic wife, 8 p.m. "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," Tony Award-winning homage to Anton Chekhov, 8 p.m., Lenox.

The Theater Barn

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

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

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

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Fridays @ 3, 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 return for 41st annual festival. Contemporary and traditional jewelry, to furniture, ceramics, textiles, glassware, and more -- master artisans from California to Florida to Maine. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monument Mountain Regional High School, Route 7, Great Barrington.

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. celebrateadams.com

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Grow Show: Vegetables, flowers, photos and more. All age groups and experience levels welcome. Stockbridge.

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. (413) 229-8173.

DANCE

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. An opportunity for middle school children to curate a one-week exhibit on the theme of Art and Industry. Pittsfield.

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." filled with energetic dance numbers and songs, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

9th Annual Children's Theatre Production, "Seussical," 2 and 7 p.m., The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Bennington Chamber Concerts

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

Guthrie Center

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

Lenox Library

Tanglewood pre-concert lecture "Hidden ‘Fate' in Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony," by BU Professor of Music Jeremy Yudkin, 2:30 p.m. Lenox.

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m. on the terrace. 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 and a new quintet by Boston-based Tom Oboe Lee, written for Music from Salem and Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society. Hubbard Hall, Cambridge N.Y.

Otis Cultural Council

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

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.

OUTDOORS

Project Native

Butterfly and bug safari: With nets and bug boxes (provided), magnifying glasses and field guides at the ready, find eggs, caterpillars and butterflies to bring into the Butterfly House. Learn to identify host plants, find eggs and caterpillars and ecologically harvest food for caterpillars. 10:30 a.m. to noon, Free. Housatonic.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

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

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," James Naughton in one-man show. 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," a fast-paced futuristic thriller. 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," The most timeless tale of love, 12:30 p.m., outside in the Dell, 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.

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 return for 41st annual festival. Contemporary and traditional jewelry, to furniture, ceramics, textiles, glassware, and more -- master artisans from California to Florida to Maine. 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, author of the forthcoming biography on artist David Smith, talks with Rebecca Smith, David Smith's daughter. Williamstown.

COMMUNITY

Arrowhead

Writers workshop with writer-in-residence Jana Laiz, 3 p.m., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Grow Show: Vegetables, flowers, photos and more. All age groups and experience levels welcome. Stockbridge.

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

Antique furniture, silver, rugs, glassware, accessories, jewelry. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mount Everett High School, Berkshire School Road, Sheffield. (413) 229-8173.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Jacob's Pillow welcomes LGBT visitors throughout Weekend Out. Pacific Northwest Ballet, 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. David Roussève/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 town concert

Live music 4 p.m. Adams Visitor Center. Music, food and fun. www.celebrateadams.com

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, 95 Maple St., Hinsdale. Free.

Field Farm

Chillin' in the Garden: Second Sunday Summer Concerts with musicians from Western Massachusetts, 4:30 p.m. Free guided nature hike 3 p.m. Williamstown.

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 Boston-based Tom Oboe Lee, written for Music from Salem and Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society. Park-McCullough Carriage Barn, North Bennington.

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 Zinman, conductor, and Yo-Yo Ma, cello. All-Tchaikovsky program: "Polonaise" from "Eugene Onegin"; 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 River, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Children must be at least 10, accompanied by an adult, and know how to swim. Lenox.

Notchview

Full Moon Hike, 7 p.m. Route 9, Windsor

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," world premiere from BSC's 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

Free 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," a fast-paced futuristic thriller. 2 and 8 p.m. Chester.

Shakespeare and Company

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 2 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8 p.m., Lenox. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," set in the Bayou and the Jazz Age, 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.

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 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., musical showman who scored some of the most indelible melodies of stage and screen. "The Jewish Cardinal," 8 p.m., story of Jean-Marie Lustiger, the son of Polish-Jewish immigrants, who became confidant to the Pope. Lenox.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Theatre Group

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

MUSIC

Barrington Stage Company

"Here Comes the Callaways" with Tony-nominated sisters Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway. 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.

St. John's summer concert

Free noontime concert, doublebassist Harrison Dilthey and pianist Robin Kibler in works by Bach, Eccles, and Bottesini. Williamstown.

THEATER

Arrowhead

"Maids in the Mills," revival of the 2005 "Sheeptacular" play by J. Peter Bergman with members of the original company reprising their 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 Theatre, Stockbridge. Ellenoff Musical Theatre Series, sing-throughs American musicals, 2 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

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 Mount

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

FILM

Performance Space 21

Jamal Jackson with "Bill T. Jones: A Good Man." Follows acclaimed director/choreographer Bill T. Jones for two tumultuous years, as he tackles the most ambitious work of his career, an original dance-theater piece in honor of Abraham 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," The most timeless tale of love, 6 p.m., outside in the Dell, 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 in 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 garden fruits and berries workshop through Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stockbridge.

COMMUNITY

Downtown Celebration

An outdoor festival/community expo 5:30 to 9 p.m., vendors, food, music, performances and more. 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., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. 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 Shakespearean masterpiece, 12:55 p.m. Williamstown.

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

"Digging through History: A Day with Archeologist Richard Freund," 7:30 p.m. Great Barrington.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Midsummer Night's Dream,"Shakespeare's classic, bawdy comedy set in the Bayou and the Jazz Age, 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.