Arts & Culture

Horror-comedy ‘Get Out’ turns satirical eye on racism in America

Horror-comedy ‘Get Out’ turns satirical eye on racism in America

Actor and comedian Jordan Peele continues to show his brilliance and versatility as a creator with his directorial debut, “Get Out.” Offering a poignant discussion of modern racism packaged in satire, the film is a perfect balance of humor and horror. Peele, who also wrote the film, quickly presents the audience with two fear and […]

No. Six Depot: 30under30

No. Six Depot: 30under30

The No. Six Depot Gallery will host a multimedia exhibition featuring the work of 30 young artists hailing from, or currently living in or around the Berkshires. The Berkshires, at large, are replete with young talent that goes underrepresented in the public sphere. This show creates a forum for this work to be shared. The […]

Mahaiwe offers Bolshoi Ballet, London Theatre HD broadcasts

Mahaiwe offers Bolshoi Ballet, London Theatre HD broadcasts

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Executive Director Beryl Jolly announced the addition of 15 HD broadcasts to the theater’s schedule, including seven productions by the Bolshoi Ballet and eight by London’s National Theatre. “Our international HD broadcasts are becoming increasingly popular as the community enjoys some of the world’s best talents of theater and dance on […]

Gilded Cage

A fascinating blend of the New Times bestselling books Red Rising and Queen of the Tearling, Gilded Cage by Vic James manages to be both an exciting story of revolution and resistance and a quiet, thoughtful meditation on the effects of power and wealth. In a society in which every resident—except the privileged few who […]

Divergent Expressions

Divergent Expressions

  Good Purpose Gallery presents Divergent Expressions, an intriguing and colorful exhibit by two artists: Margaret Buchte and Kimberly Gerry-Tucker. The exhibition runs from Feb. 21 through March 27. The gallery will host an opening reception with an opportunity to mingle with the artists and hear about their art process on Feb. 23 from 4:30 […]

Shakespeare & Company gets ready for Winter Studio Festival

Shakespeare & Company’s Winter Studio Festival of Plays will take place on Jan. 14 and 15, 2017. This weekend of staged readings will showcase a diverse array of playwrights and feature both emerging and established Company artists. All performances will take place in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre on the Shakespeare & Company campus in […]

A musical comedy for the entire family

Once Upon a Mattress opens on Jan. 20 and runs through Feb. 5 with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. What do you get when you mix one pea, 20 mattresses and a Princess-to-be named “Fred?” You get one hilarious musical love story, based on the popular fairytale, […]

Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals

In one word, writer and director Tom Ford’s, Nocturnal Animals can best be described as unsettling. Not only are the events depicted deeply unsettling, the film is itself unsettling to watch in tis presentation. Portrait-like compositions clash with a narrative split between two drastically different worlds, resulting in a devastating thriller about love, revenge and […]

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