Light up after hours with these date night ideas


Enjoy a night out on the town this evening at the $5 Comedy Garage. New York-based comedian Morgan Miller will have you laughing, 7:30 p.m., at The Garage at The Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield.

Head to the Down County Social Club tonight for a Forr dance party with Sabi , led by Tarc sio Ramos. Forr is a folk music genre from northeastern Brazil. Be there at 7 p.m. for a dance lesson, followed by live music beginning at 8 p.m. $10 donation to the artists, 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield.

Visit the Williams College Museum of Art this evening for "A People's History of Performance Art." "This live series stages iconic photographs of performance artworks as tableaux vivants, turning actors into objects," according to WCMA. Tickets are $3, available at 413-597-2425. Williams College Museum of Art is located at 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown.


Celebrate with Berkshire indie-folk band House Sparrow, featuring Francesca Olsen and Joe Aidonidis, Friday night as they celebrate the release of "Eat Honey, Taste Mud." Enjoy performances by The Chain Letter, Ruckzuck and Bit Lip. Cover is $8, MCLA Design Lab, 49 Main St., North Adams. Come in costume for a discount.


Brooklyn pianist-composer Gabriel Kahane returns to Mass MoCA to perform "Book of Travelers," $30-$10, 8 p.m., 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams. According to Mass MoCA's website, "Book of Travelers" is based on a two-week train trip Kahane took last year across the U.S. "The result is this hymn to the analog intimacy of American rail culture as an antidote to the fragmentation and efficiency of modern life."

Stewart Lewis and Reed Foehl, founding members of Acoustic Junction, will be at the Barn at the Egremont Village Inn from 8 to 11 p.m., 17 Main St., South Egremont. Tickets are $15, available at

Do the Time Warp Friday with The Town Players of Pittsfield as they bring "The Rocky Horror Show" to the Boland Theatre, 1350 West St., Pittsfield. Shows are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 29. Tickets are $18$13, available by calling 413-443-9279.


Make the most out of your Halloween costumes and head to The Brick House Pub Saturday night at 9 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to Best Costume and Best Couples Costume, live music provided by local band Rebel Alliance. $10 cover, 425 Park Street North, Housatonic.

It's time again for karaoke night at SereniTea Cafe. Bring a date and enjoy some bar food. Or take a chance, get up on stage and impress the audience. This event is strictly 18 and over, 8 p.m., 303 Ashland St., North Adams.

Saturday Night Live alum Janeane Garofalo comes to Pittsfield Saturday, 8 p.m. Janeane Garofalo is also known for her roles in "Wet Hot American Summer," and "The Truth About Cats and Dogs" and she is the co-author She will perform at The Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. Tickets are $39.50.


Moonshine Holler will put on a show Sunday night at the Dream Away Lodge, 8 to 10:30 p.m. Find them at 1342 County Road, Becket.

The FilmColumbia Film Festival is showing "The Square" and "Suburbicon," at the Crandell Theatre, 48 Main St., Chatham, N.Y. The Festival runs through Oct. 29, so grab a date for an evening, or grab your favorite film buff and try to fit in as many screenings as you can this week.


FilmColumbia continues Monday with screenings of "The Russians Are Coming," "The Wound," "A Fantastic Woman," "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World," and "The Current War." Why just catch one film? Grab a date and make a day, or long evening of it.


FilmColumbia will screen "The Nile Hilton Incident," 2 p.m., "The Young Karl Marx," 4:30 p.m., and "Last Flag Flying," 8 p.m.


FilmColumbia offers screenings of "1945," "Chavela," "120 Beats Per Minute," and "Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool." More information and tickets at


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