Erin Sherriff's work is art that requires and rewards "close looking."

It requires "forensic attention to detail" as "things often aren’t quite what they seem," says Robert Wiesenberger, associate curator of contemporary projects at the Clark Art Institute, where Sherriff's work is now on view in its public spaces where patrons can view it without admission to the Clark. 

Here's what's playing -- Jan. 22-28 -- at movie theaters and on virtual cinemas in the Berkshires and environs. Where films have been reviewed, the capsules include the name of film critic and the day the full review was posted on All reviews are by Associated Press critics.

NEW YORK — Bob Avian, a Tony Award-winning choreographer who had a role in some of the most beloved and influential shows on Broadway, including “Dreamgirls,” “A Chorus Line,” “Follies” and “Miss Saigon,” has died. He was 83.

This image released by Gravitas Ventures shows Casey Affleck, left, and Jason Segel in a scene from "Our Friend." (Claire Folger/Gravitas Ventures via AP)

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SHEFFIELD -- Singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer Steve Katz, best known for his work as a member of the Grammy Award-winning band, Blood, Sweat & Tears, will perform in a one-hour livestream on Dewey Hall's Facebook page, 7 p.m. Feb. 13.

In Robert Jones Jr.’s “The Prophets,” Samuel and Isaiah are two enslaved men in love on a Deep South plantation. They spend their days caring for the animals in the barn, which has also become their haven. It is where they can be together, where they can retreat into one another for comfort …

Hello! I’m Aimee, and I’ll be taking over this space once a month to talk about books. I’m a novelist, as well as the author of a few non-fiction books, and my favorite pastime/potentially-most-irritating-quality is constantly telling my friends what to read. The kind people at The Berkshire Eagle are now letting me pitch book recommendations to you, my fellow book nerds of Berkshire County.

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