5 things to do if you're on a budget this week, March 28 - April 3
Don't miss the opening reception of "Reconnecting: MCLA Alumni show," MCLA's first exhibition of alumni work at Gallery 51 Thursday, March 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. Featured alumni include Adriana Alexatos-Elfast, Cara Finch, Melyssa Fortini, Jennifer Huberdeau, and more, 51 Main St., North Adams. MCLA.EDU
Experience new work
Ian Spencer Bell performs a new work "Duet" for three dancers and live piano accompaniment, with dancers Ross Mogerley and Justin Rivera and music by Manon Hutton-DeWys, followed by a discussion, 7 p.m. Friday, March 29. Daniel Arts Center at Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. SIMONS-ROCK.EDU
READINGS, WALKS AND TALKS
An evening of spoken word
WordXWord presents an evening of poetry at Berkshire Athenaeum to kick off National Poetry Month, 7 p.m. Monday, April 1, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. WORDXWORDFESTIVAL.COM
Julia Bryan-Wilson discusses the work of sculptor Louise Nevelson in "Louise Nevelson: Modernist Drag," free, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown. CLARKART.EDU
Williams College Department of Music presents violinist Axel Strauss, with pianist Stephane Lemelin, featuring a program of Schumann, Brahms, Franck and Lekeu, free, 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.
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