Friday November 2, 2012

WORDS, WORDS EMPAC

Troy, N.Y. 518-276-3921.

Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. Observer Effects talk on Network visualization.

Mark Skinner Library

Manchester

Historian David Hackett Fisher

Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. Pulitzer award-winning historian David Hackett Fischer will be presenting and leading a discussion about his book, "Champlain's Dream," a biography and description of the life of Samuel de Champlain.

Georgi Museum

Shushan N.Y. 518-854-3773

Northshire Bookstore

Manchester Center. 802-362-2200.

Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. Noye's Flood Opera Theatre of Weston

Bennington College

North Bennington

Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. Social Science Colloquium: Out of the Studio, Into the Streets with Linda Richards.

The Sancuary for Independent Media

Troy, N.Y.

Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. Joan Walsh and "What's the Matter with White People"

Williams College

Williamstown, Mass.

Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. Partisanship, Presidency, and Policy

FILM

Cinema7

Bennington. 802-442-8179

Call for regular film schedule.

Images Cinema

Williamstown, Mass. 413-458-5612.

Nov. 8 at 9:30 p.m. "Papers"

Call for regular film schedule.

MASS MoCA

North Adams, Mass. 413-663-8548.


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DANCE

Bennington Contra Dance

At the Masonic Lodge

Bennington. 802-447-2173.

Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. -- Community dance and lessons with callers.

The Clark Art

Williamstown, Mass. 413-458-0524.

Nov. 4 at 1 p.m. -- Live in HD Video: "Giselle," with the Mariinsky Ballet performing Marius Petipa's classic story of a village girl who falls in love with a prince disguised as a peasant.

MASS MoCA

North Adams, Mass. 413-663-8548.

Nov. 1 at 6:30 and 8 p.m. -- "LeWitticisms," The Williams College Contemporary Dance Ensemble (CoDa) presents new music and contemporary dance in the MASS MoCA galleries inspired by the wall drawings of Sol LeWitt.

MUSIC

The Egg

Albany, N.Y. 518-473-1845

Nov. 2 at 8 p.m. The Woodstock Era Experience

Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. New York Banjo

EMPAC

Troy, N.Y. 518-276-3921.

Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. CLUSTER audiovisual performance

Kevin's Sports Pub

Bennington

Nov. 2 -- 4 Seasons

Nov. 3 -- Buzzsaw

Hudson Valley Community College

At Stapleton Theatre

Troy, N.Y. hvcc.edu/culture.

Nov. 1 at noon -- Lost Radio Rounders, who "make music from another time. Free.

MASS MoCA

North Adams, Mass. 413-663-8548.

Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. Ben Perowski

Pompanuck Farm

Cambridge N.Y. 518-677-5552

Nov. 3 at 6:30 p.m. PizzaJazz

South Mountain Concerts

At Mass. routes 7 and 20

Pittsfield. Mass. 413-442-2106.

Second Congregational Church

Bennington 413-442-2559

Sheep Hill Center

Williamstown, Mass.

South Street Café

Bennington. 802-447-2433.

Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. Ken Swiatek

Nov. 3 t 7 p.m. Laura Joy

Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse Café

Bennington. 802-440-9816.

Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. -- Christopher Shaw, singer and teller of songs and stories from the Adirondacks.

Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. -- Woods Tea Company, returning for annual local crowd favorite.

Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. -- Claudia Schmidt the remarkable singer of original and folk stories and songs, returns.

Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. -- The Modern Grass Quintet, a Vermont group, which includes Steve Light, an award-winning banjoist and a staple of the Northeast acoustic scene.

March 15 at 8 p.m. -- Dafé Brudäjo, the Williamstown, Mass., plays an eclectic mix of contemporary folk, jazz and original compositions.

April 19 at 8 p.m. -- Singer/songwriter Chuck Brodsky, whose songwriting pokes fun at political corruption, road rage, mischief he made as a kid.

Williams College

Williamstown, Mass. 413-597-3146.

Nov. 2 at 8 p.m. Berkshire Symphony

THEATER

Hubbard Hall Opera Theater

Cambridge, N.Y. 518-488-7733.

Feb. 7-15, 2013 -- Verdi's "La Traviata," fully costumed and staged and sung in Italian, at Proctors Theater in Albany, N.Y.

Schenectady Light Opera Company

Schenectady, N.Y. 877-350-7378

The Spa Little Theater

Saratoga, N.Y.

Williams College

Williamstown, Mass.

WAM Theater

Pittsfield, Mass. 800-838-3006

MUSEUMS/GALLERIES

Opening, Closing, Events

Bennington College

North Bennington

Bennington Museum

Bennington

The Bennington Center for the Arts

Bennington

Downstreet Art

North Adams, Mass.

Home Grown "Pop Up Gallery"

Manchester. 802-770-8820.

Gardenworks

Salem, N.Y. 518-854-3250.

One Corner Gallery

Arlington

Photographs Around Southern Vermont

North Adams Regional Hospital

North Adams, Mass.

Community Art Program

Taraden

North Bennington 802-379-3173/5262

Continuing

Bennington Center for the Arts

Bennington. 802-442-7158.

Slate Valley Museum

Granville, N.Y. 518-642-1417.

"Slate Abstracts 2009-2012," photographs by Alyssha Eve Csük, from her photographic sojourns to the quarries of New York and Vermont's Slate Valley, as part of First Friday in Granville. Free.

Bennington Free Library

Bennington. 802-442-9051 .

Through Jan. 31, 2013 -- Wall Works's presents "Landschap," which features recent works by Aimee LaPorte. Free.

Bennington College

North Bennington.

Bennington. 802-379-5116.

"Middle Falls"

Bennington Museum

Bennington. 802-447-1571.

Berkshire Museum

Pittsfield, Mass. 413-443-7171.

Through Jan. 6, 2012 -- "Rethink! American Indian Art," contemporary and historic art objects.

Williams College Museum of Art

Williamstown, Mass. 413-597-2429.

MASS MoCA

North Adams, Mass. 413-663-8548.

Through 2012 -- "Sanford Biggers: The Cartographer's Conundrum," in Building 5; "New Work" by Anna Betbeze.

Thorugh January 2, 2013 -- With Williams College/Clark Art, "Making Room: The Space Between Two and Three Demensions."

Through Feb. 4, 2013 -- Group show: "Invisible Cities," titled after Italo Calvino's book which re-imagines Marco Polo's poetic descriptions of China's cities.

Through Feb. 4, 2013 -- Anna Betbeze: New Work.

Permanent -- Sol LeWitt: "A Wall Drawing Retrospective."

One Corner Gallery

Arlington

Photographs Around Southern Vermont

North Adams Regional Hospital

North Adams, Mass.

Community Art Program

Williams College Museum of Art

Williamstown, Mass. 413-597-2429.

Nov. 1 at 6:30 and 8 p.m. -- "LeWitticisms," The Williams College Contemporary Dance Ensemble (CoDa) presents new music and contemporary dance in the MASS MoCA galleries inspired by the wall drawings of Sol LeWitt. (Tickets required.)

Through Nov. 25 -- "Laylah Ali: The Greenheads Series," described by curator as "Onto these timeless, genderless figures we can project a multitude of scenarios encompassing anything from schoolyard bullying to racial crimes." Free.

Through Dec. 9 -- "Sol LeWitt: The Well-Tempered Grid." Multi-media show on artist style and science of Sol LeWitt. Free.

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