This weekend is yet another unofficial start to the summer cultural season in our region. All the theaters are open, dance companies are visiting from out of town, musicals and live radio plays are being staged, and the BSO finally arrives in Lenox for the official opening of the Tanglewood season.
The cultural highlights in the greater region this weekend include a collaboration between a public radio icon and a witty choreographer; a chamber music ensemble and a renowned choreographer; a baritone and a pianist; new Italian art; two one-woman shows; and the opening of an all-time great musical.
The cultural highlights in the greater region this weekend include an electro-folk supergroup, a performance by Miss Americana, a sculptural tribute to jazz visionary Sun Ra, a concert by AfroBeat royalty, and an exhibition by perhaps the world’s most famous and certainly most beloved cartoonist and graphic memoirist.
The cultural highlights in the greater region this weekend include numerous museum exhibition and gallery openings, folk-rock concerts, chamber music, an adaptation of a theatrical classic, and a whole lot more.
The cultural highlights in the greater region this weekend include a scion of American roots music, a cultural memoirist, a folk-rock supergroup, a string quartet, an African sculptor, and a literary festival.
The cultural highlights this weekend in the greater region include a homecoming concert of sorts by one of the greatest singer-songwriters of our generation; a comedy show by one of the hottest female comedians on the scene; a reading by an emerging novelist; a film festival devoted to the heyday of the Catskills as a resort community; and a tribute to Billie Holiday by a Grammy Award-nominated vocalist.
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.