Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
12:50 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Rogovoy Report for June 20, 2014

It’s a big weekend in the greater Berkshire region for the performing arts, with a panoply of chamber music, folk-rock, dance and musical theater, just for starters.

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Arts & Culture
12:35 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Ester Rada at The Linda

Ester Rada, the new soul of the Middle East, is coming to The Linda on Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

Ester Rada's cross-cultural sound is a deep reflection of the Israeli born Ethiopian's heritage. Growing up in a highly religious Jewish family in more than modest conditions in Israel, gave Rada the drive to change her way of life and fulfill her dream of creating music Critics describe her genre mixing sound as "gracefully combining Ethio-Jazz, funk, soul and r&b, with mixed undertones of black grooves"

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Arts & Culture
10:40 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Metroland 6/19/14

  

    Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of Metroland, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.

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Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Wed June 18, 2014

ETHEL Brings "Grace" To The Mahaiwe On 6/21

    Founded in 1998, ETHEL is a New York City based string quartet acclaimed as “indefatigable and eclectic” by The New York Times and “vital and brilliant” by The New Yorker. Theirs is a quest for a common creative expression that is forged in the celebration of community - the group brings its collaborative discoveries to audiences through multi-dimensional musical repertoire and community engagement. Over the past four years, ETHEL has premiered 55+ new works by 20th- and 21st-century composers.

ETHEL will perform a program entitled “Grace” at The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, MA on Saturday, June 21st at 8pm. Ralph Farris is the founding violist of ETHEL.

Arts & Culture
11:30 am
Mon June 16, 2014

National Historic Landmark Manitoga - Nature and Design

Waterfall at Manitoga

    Designer Russel Wright (1904 to 1976) revolutionized the American home through his contribution of inexpensive, mass produced dinnerware, furniture, appliances, and textiles.

  His home, studio, and woodland garden - collectively called Manitoga - are located in Garrison, NY. Manitoga is a National Historic Landmark, an Affiliate Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and a World Monuments Watch Site. It is one of the few 20th century modern homes open to the public in New York State.

Here we speak with Allison Cross, the Executive Director of Manitoga.

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Arts & Culture
6:25 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Any Questions #146

WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel switch seats for a show about television police.

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Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Tim Daly Stars In "Red" By John Logan At The Dorset Theatre Festival

      Red is a six-Time Tony Award Winning play about famed artist Mark Rothko. The Dorset Theatre Festival production of Red stars Tim Daly and runs June 19-July 6th.

Under the watchful gaze of his seemingly naive young assistant, Red chronicles artist Mark Rothko as he struggles to complete a lucrative set of murals for Manhattan's exclusive Four Seasons restaurant.

Here we speak with Tim Daly about the show, his Vermont roots, and why acting in the theater satisfies more than for television. 

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Woodstock Playhouse 4th Season

    

  The Woodstock Playhouse opens its 4th season of Summer Repertory theater on June 19th with Monty Python’s Spamalot. The season runs through August 10th with productions of Jesus Christ Superstar, The Three Musketeers, and West Side Story.

The Summer Repertory is staged in an intimate 321-seat theatre in the heart of Woodstock, NY allowing theatre-goers an elevated sensory experience of live performance from future rising Broadway performers.

Here to tell us more are Doug Farrell, co-manager of The Woodstock Playhouse along with Spamalot cast members Kyle Graae, Evan Dolan, and Sarah Kawalek.

Arts & Culture
10:40 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Metroland 6/12/14

    Shawn Stone, the Arts Editor of Metroland, lets us know what is coming to area stages and screens this week.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Wed June 11, 2014

"Kiss Me Kate" At Barrington Stage Through July 12

    Barrington Stage Company the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA kicks off their 20th Anniversary Season with Kiss Me, Kate - with music and lyrics by Cole Porter and book by Sam and Bella Spewack.

We are joined at The Linda by the production’s director, Joe Calarco, musical director, Darren Cohen and cast members Elizabeth Stanley, Paul Anthony Stewart, Mara Davi, Carlos Lopez, and Michael Dean Morgan.

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