ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR FOR AUG. 8

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ART

Berkshire Botanical Garden:
"Drawing Daylilies in the Garden," $350, $315 members, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. "The Garden in Watercolors" Session II, four weeks, $155-$175, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge.



DANCE

Jacob's Pillow:
African dance class, 8 a.m.; Dawn Lane and Co., free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out; Limon Dance Company, 8 p.m., $45-$78, Ted Shawn Theatre; Paramodernities by Netta Yerushalmy, $35, 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre, 358 George Carter Road, Becket.



MUSIC

Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Young Artists Orchestra Chamber Music student recital, 7 p.m., Tanglewood, 297 West St., Lenox.

Close Encounters With Music:
Alexander Shtarkman, "The Russian School of Piano Playing: What Made It Great," talk and demonstration, 2 p.m. Moonlight Sonatas, High Peaks Festival residents perform, 7:30 p.m., The Berkshire School, 245 North Undermountain Road, Sheffield.



READINGS, WALKS AND TALKS

Chesterwood:
"A Lincoln Family Album" with Harold Holzer and local actors reading from personal letters between Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln, $40-$50, 5 p.m., 4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge. Seated is limited; register at mcherin@savingplaces.org.



THEATER

Barrington Stage Company:
"James and the Giant Peach," $20, 2 and 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield. "West Side Story," $15-$79, 7 p.m., Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield. "The Chinese Lady," $15-$48, 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Theater, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab: Summer reading series, "hop tha A," $15, 7 p.m. at Mahaiwe, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.

Berkshire Theatre Group: "Tarzan," $25-$45, 2 and 7 p.m., Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. "Hair," $45-$90, 2 and 7 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge. "The Petrified Forest," $66, 2 and 7 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, 83 E. Main St., Stockbridge.

GhostLit Repertory Theatre Company: "Fun Home," $30, 8 p.m., Egremont Barn, 17 Main St., South Egremont.

Shakespeare & Company: "Creditors," $18.75-$50, 3 and 7:30 p.m., Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

Williamstown Theatre Festival: "The Member of the Wedding," $70, 7:30 p.m., Main Stage; "Dangerous House," first curtain, $55, 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage, '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown.






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