Happening This Weekend!
A week-long celebration of local Black artists. The festival will open the Brownskin Band performing their own high-energy version of their favorite soul, funk, and R&B songs. Other events include SupaDupa Storytelling Power Hour with Ty Allan Jackson, a poetry slam, a local talent show for adults, a gospel concert featuring local choirs and gospel singers, and a play written by Shirley Edgerton and Felicia Robertson.

August now - August 7. Learn more here.
A free outdoor event on the Pittsfield Common. Featuring three outstanding local bands: The Jason Ennis Organ Quartet; The Berkshire Jazz Quartet; and the Daryl Lowery Quartet.

Rain date: Sunday, Aug. 8, but right now it looks like the weather is cooperating.

Saturday, August 7. Learn more here.
Free Pillow Pop-Ups around Berkshire County over two weekends.

Performances with all-female intergenerational Ladies of Hip-Hop Dance Collective known for illuminating the strength, power, and diversity of women in hip-hop and Philadelphia-based Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble dedicated to preserving the traditional dance and music of West Africa and the African diaspora.

Saturday, August 7. Learn more here.
Classic Marionette Fairy Tales
Dottie’s Coffee Lounge welcomes back the Robbins-Zust Family Marionettes for a limited engagement.

Performed outdoors on the side patio, moving indoors if the weather is uncooperative.

Saturday, August 7. Learn more here.
In Eleanor, BSC Associate Artist and playwright Mark St. Germain brings to life Eleanor Roosevelt, the most influential First Lady the world has ever seen. From her “Ugly Duckling” upbringing to her unorthodox marriage, Eleanor puts her controversial life, loves, and passions on the stage.

Tony Award-winning actress Harriet Harris returns to the role after her stellar virtual reading with BSC last fall.

Now - August 7. Learn more here.
Those who created North America’s first Jewish communities were unique for their high level of literacy. Unlike their European counterparts, these merchants and homemakers were not learned in Hebrew or Talmud. But they knew how to read and write the English language, and what they invented was Jewish American literature.

Monday, August 9. Learn more here.
Come, soak up the good life in Boca Raton, a city that offers the fountain of youth. The sun always shines, the lawns are always manicured, and the weather holds steady at a perfect 75, just like Boca’s well-maintained seniors.

In the world premiere of Jessica Provenz’s Boca, we’ll travel to the Sunshine State for a night of short comedies that follow a group of retirees who, between rounds of golf, bridge, and Botox, can be found bickering, gossiping, and living it up like they’re teenagers all over again.

Now - August 28. Learn more here.
Last two weeks! Join America’s original heroine Dorothy as she leads her friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, and Scarecrow on a journey down the yellow brick road to the magical Emerald City.

Set in Kansas during the 20th century, this brand new, reimagined musical adventure is full of world travelers, festive carnivals, and spectacular sideshows for families.

Now - August 15. Learn more here.
Five Fridays of fun for families to welcome the weekend with music, dancing, stories, crafts, yoga, Shabbat blessings, and more. A different program each time!

Now - August 29. Learn more here.
Save the Date!
ReWritten is an immersive performance that explores the often-silenced intimate relationship between authors Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville.

Moving between their lives, work, and remaining letters, ReWritten reimagines an intergenerational queer love story that helped shape American literature.

August 13.- 15 Learn more here.
In the early 1990s in New York City, a conceptual artist invites the public to confess their crimes anonymously — via an answering machine. A wide variety of messages pour in, confessing a range of misdeeds, from running a traffic light to infidelity. One caller captures her attention with a stunning and unbelievable confession, which quickly unravels into a suspenseful and thrilling adventure. Based on a true story, Sister Sorry is inspired by Alec Wilkinson’s “The Confession”, originally published in The New Yorker.

August 13 - 29. Learn more here.
Enjoy an exclusive performance by The Knights as they present Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring.

Cocktails in the gardens starting at followed by the concert and dinner.

Saturday, August 14. Learn more here.
Jason & Trev Acoustic. A two-man acoustic show that includes 3+ hours of your favorite popular songs from the 60’s to today.

Saturday, August 14. Learn more here.
Join three-time Tony Award nominee (The Scottsboro BoysVioletCarousel) Joshua Henry for a soulful evening of music from Broadway to Motown.

Monday, August 16. Learn more here.

Weekly Events
The first teen-run market in the region. We are a year-round and producer-only market.

With live music, chef demos, workshops, and children's activities.
 
Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Learn more here.

Calling All Artists!
This fall, many cultural organizations, and local artists will participate in ArtWeek Berkshires, an event spanning September 16-26, 2021, all across Berkshire County. Check back for information about street festivals, live outdoor performances, and open studios presenting in tandem to spotlight the rich creativity and artistic expression in our region.

Accepting by August 13. Learn more here.
Be a part of The 2nd Annual Drive-Walk-Bike-By City Art Show.

Artists can display visual art (painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, photography, fashion, sidewalk art, video...) from their porches, trees, on their lawns, driveways, open their garages, project on homes, place on easels. Outside artists are welcome too.

Apply by September 10. Learn more here.
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