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New England News
5:59 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Solid Sound Returns To North Adams After Year Hiatus

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MASS MoCA has unveiled the lineup for its Solid Sound Festival coming up in June.

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Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Choreographer, Lucinda Childs, Revives Seminal 1983 Work 'Available Light' At MASS MoCA


   During an extended artistic residency at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA, Lucinda Childs, one of the most celebrated choreographers of the modern era, is reviving Available Light, her seminal 1983 collaboration with composer John Adams and architect Frank Gehry.

This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA will present three work-in-progress showings of Available Light in the Hunter Center.

First presented in a warehouse-style performance venue at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art in 1983, Available Light blends Lucinda Childs's signature style of choreography, merged with Frank Gehry's stunning two-story Constructivist set and John Adams's original, textured score, Light Over Water.

Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Steve Earle At MASS MoCA 2/7

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  A trailblazer of alt-country, a protest singer of fiery commitment, a songwriter of towering ability - Steve Earle is an artist of expansive talents. He'll be at MASS MoCA for a solo show just before the release of Terraplane, his new blues album.

Steve Earle plays the Hunter Center at MASS MoCA on Saturday, February 7, at 8pm.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Mid-Winter And Spring Exhibitions And Events At MASS MoCA



  Since opening in 1999, MASS MoCA has become one of the world's premier centers for making and showing the best art of our time - it ranks among the most visited institutions in the United States dedicated to new art. More than 80 major new works of art and more than 50 performances have been created through fabrication and rehearsal residencies in North Adams.

In addition to challenging and inspiring visual art, MASS MoCA brings valuable performing arts to the region including film, theatre, dance, and music in just about any genre you can imagine. MASS MoCA’s Director, Joe Thompson and Director of Communications, Jodi Joseph join us to tell us more.

New England News
7:00 pm
Sat January 10, 2015

Gov. Baker Visits Berkshire Veterans And Business Leaders

Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker speaking at Soldier On's Pittsfield housing and veterans care facility Saturday.
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Governor Charlie Baker and members of his administration made their first trip to the Berkshires as office holders Saturday.

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New England News
8:04 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Baker To Visit Western Mass. For First Time As Governor

Gov.-elect Charlie Baker (R-Mass.)
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Governor-elect Charlie Baker has announced a series of stops meant to celebrate success across Massachusetts. He is set to be officially sworn in Thursday.

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New England News
6:26 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

MASS MoCA's Season Lineup Features Performance Range And Return Of Solid Sound

MASS MoCA executive director Joseph Thompson announces part of the museum's winter/spring 2015 lineup, including the return of Wilco's Solid Sound Festival June 26-28.
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As MASS MoCA embarks on another major expansion, the contemporary art museum announced its winter/spring performance and visual arts lineup.

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Arts & Culture
11:40 am
Fri December 5, 2014

'Throw Me On The Burn Pile And Light Me Up' - Sundance Theatre Lab At MASS MoCA

Lucy Alibar
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  Academy Award-nominated Lucy Alibar, whose stage play was adapted into the award-winning film Beasts of the Southern Wild, has been working on her latest, Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up with the Sundance Theatre Lab, in residency for two weeks at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA.

There will be a performance of the work at the museum's Club B10 tomorrow night at 8pm.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Josh Ritter Trying Out New Songs And Such At MASS MoCA 11/22

Josh Ritter at The Linda

    Singer-songwriter, touring musician, and novelist Josh Ritter joins us this morning at The Linda.

Josh tours nationally and internationally often with The Royal City Band, sometimes in a trio, and some other times - solo.

Tomorrow night at MASS MoCA in North Adam, MA, Josh will play solo acoustic, trying out new material -- warming it up and feeling it out for an as-yet unnamed forthcoming album.

New England News
6:10 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Gov. Patrick Celebrates $25 Million Investment In MASS MoCA

MASS MoCA's director Joseph Thompson describes the North Adams' art museum's expansion.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

In what will most likely be his last official visit to the Berkshires, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick took time Monday to celebrate state investments in the region.

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