Rogovoy Report

Rogovoy Report For 5/17/16

May 27, 2016

The cultural highlights in our region in coming days include yet another living legend of Broadway – this region is downright lousy with them come summer – a legendary indie rock band; a new political comic drama based an old Shakespeare play; and a landmark anniversary for one of the region’s premiere contemporary art galleries.

Rogovoy Report for April 24, 2015

Apr 24, 2015

This week the cultural highlights in our greater region include a literary death match, a new exhibit of porcelain sculptures, a cast reunion of a classic comedy, a symphonic concert, a book launch, and 24 hours of experimental drone music.

Rogovoy Report For April 17, 2015

Apr 17, 2015

This week the cultural highlights in our greater region include chamber music, a staged reading, rare journalistic photography, and a few rock shows.

Rogovoy Report for March 27, 2015

Mar 27, 2015

Cultural highlights this week include a spoken word artist, a movie star, art openings and art talks, and a festival of honky-tonk music.

Rogovoy Report For March 6, 2015

Mar 6, 2015

This weekend’s cultural highlights in the greater region include an avatar of modern dance, a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novelist, a new art gallery, a state-of-the-art, 21st century remix of images by an iconic 20th century illustrator, a world-beat influenced dance-rock outfit, and an all-stops-pulled performance of a classic oratorio.

Rogovoy Report for February 27, 2015

Feb 27, 2015

A string quartet, street dance, an exhibit of early modernism, boogie-blues, Jewish world-beat jazz, an alternative circus, Southern bluesy folk-rock, and an original work of multimedia performance art are just a few highlights of our cultural weekend in the greater region.

Rogovoy Report for February 20, 2015

Feb 20, 2015

New plays, old jazz, performance art, spiritual folk, sculpture, fashion and film are all on tap for a busy cultural weekend in the greater region.

Rogovoy Report for February 13, 2015

Feb 13, 2015

This week’s highlights including a new play festival, a multimedia performance, an indie-rock singer-songwriter, Bach remixed with jazz, West African kora music, and a tribute to Miles Davis.

Rogovoy Report for February 6, 2015

Feb 6, 2015

This weekend our region features choral legends from South Africa; the man largely credited with launching the alt-country movement; coffee inspired artworks; funk, blues, and bluegrass; small works of art and big works of classical music performed a major orchestra.

Rogovoy Report for October 24, 2014

Oct 24, 2014

This weekend’s highlights include a film festival, chamber music, orchestral music, a weird science event, some rock ‘n’ roll music and some spooky theater to get you in the mood for Halloween.

Rogovoy Report for August 8, 2014

Aug 8, 2014

Half a dozen friends who met at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in 2008 decided to put on a show. No, this is not a joke. The next thing you know, they form a theater company - a grassroots, low finance, but high-tech troupe that stages original stories based on traditional forms like fables and myths, using time-tested theatrical devices including shadow screens, puppetry, flashlights, and original live music performed by the actors.

Rogovoy Report For July 18, 2014

Jul 18, 2014

There’s so much going on in mid-July in the greater Berkshire region in theater, music, performance and art, we can only touch briefly upon a few highlights. Here they are:

World-renowned soprano Renée Fleming stars in the world premiere of Joe DiPietro’s “Living on Love,” based on the play “Peccadillo” by Garson Kanin, at Williamstown Theatre Festival, running on the Main Stage now through Saturday, July 26.

Rogovoy Report for May 16, 2014

May 16, 2014

It’s not even Memorial Day weekend yet, but in the breadth and depth and variety of cultural offerings in the greater Berkshire region, it’s beginning to offer hints that summer is not far away.

Rogovoy Report For April 11, 2014

Apr 11, 2014

This weekend in the greater Berkshire region you can hear a string quartet, a jazz quintet, a world-pop ensemble, a retro-funk outfit, art songs, and a Brahms symphony, among many other cultural attractions.

Rogovoy Report For April 4, 2014

Apr 4, 2014

This weekend brings jam-band music, folk-rock singer songwriters, and an all star trio of new-music virtuosos to the greater Berkshire region.

Rogovoy Report for November 22, 2013

Nov 22, 2013

This week we feature a contemporary play about a historical figure, an Americana band, two art exhibitions, and a marathon citywide reading session.

Rogovoy Report for November 8, 2013

Nov 8, 2013

Today, Seth Rogovoy touches on some art and cultural highlights in the Berkshires this weekend.

Rogovoy Reports for November, 1 2013

Nov 1, 2013

This week we look at a film festival, a blues concert, a comic mystery, an art opening, and a homegrown folksinger-made good.

Rogovoy Report for October 25, 2013

Oct 25, 2013

Seth Rogovoy highlights some art and cultural events going on in the Berkshires this weekend.

My picks this week include a multimedia dance performance; a film festival; and an orchestral concert.

Rogovoy Report for October 10, 2013

Oct 11, 2013

Plume Giant, the Brooklyn-based chamber-folk trio that favors pop melodies, a miniature orchestra of sounds and textures, and Beatlesque whimsy, performs in Club B-10 at MASS MoCA in North Adams on Saturday, at 8 p.m. The group’s eclectic approach has drawn comparisons to Bowerbirds, Dirty Projectors, Sea Wolf, and Dan Hicks.