Week ahead Feb. 15 to 21 events

It’s school vacation week, Oscars season and the height of African-American history month … and a good time for poetry.

 

Monday, Feb. 15

 

Art

Mass MoCA — Kickboxing and Cellphone Photography workshop with artist Dana Hoey, 1 p.m., with expert fighters Joe Falanga and Alex Stagi. 87 Marshall St., North Adams. 413-662-2111, massmoca.org

 

Books & Writing

Bloomsday in Williamstown — “Don Quixote” reading the classic comedy aloud chapter by chapter, week by week, 7:30 p.m. at the Log, 78 Spring St., Williamstown. bloomsdayinwilliamstown@gmail.com

 

Film

Berkshire Museum — Oscar-nominated short films: Live Action 1:30 and 7 p.m. — “Ave Maria,” “Day One,” “Shok,” “Stutterer,” “Everything Will Be Ok.” Little Cinema. 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. 413-447-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

Images Cinema — “Camille Claudel,” film on the gifted sculptor, protégé and lover of Auguste Rodin, who ended her life in an asylum, 7 p.m. Free. “In / dependence: Capturing Women in (New) French Cinema” series with Williams College. 50 Spring St., Williamstown. williams.edu, 413-458-5612, imagescinema.org

 

Kids

Bennington Museum — Vacation workshop for children: Vermont Know-It-All 1 to 4 p.m. 75 Main St., Route 9, Bennington, Vt. benningtonmuseum.org

Berkshire Museum — “Play Ball!” with Berkshire Theatre Group, family theater on the origins of baseball, 11 a.m. Ten Days of Play for Pittsfield’s annual 10×10 Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Imagination Playground, Legos, building and magnetic blocks and more. 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. 413-447-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

Clark Art Institute — George Washington’s Birthday and vacation week activities 1 to 4 p.m. Drop in for cake, artmaking, photo booth and more. 225 South St., Williamstown. 413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Norman Rockwell Museum — Drop in on Art vacation week workshops, 1 to 4 p.m. Invent stories, characters and plots inspired by paintings. 9 Route 183, Stockbridge. 413-298-4100, nrm.org

 

Tuesday, Feb. 16

 

Film

Williams College — “NO! The Rape Documentary: Ending Sexual Assault and Violence Against Women,” 7 p.m. One out of three women in the United States will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. Award-winning, internationally-acclaimed documentary film produced and directed by visiting professor Aishah Shahidah Simmons gives riveting testimonials from black women rape survivors who defy victimization. Paresky Center auditorium, 39 Chapin Hall Drive off Route 2, Williamstown, Mass. williams.edu

 

Kids

Bennington Museum — Vacation workshop for children: Odds & Ends Art 1 to 4 p.m. 75 Main St., Route 9, Bennington, Vt. benningtonmuseum.org

Berkshire Museum — “Play Ball!” with Berkshire Theatre Group, family theater on the origins of baseball, 11 a.m. Records and Burpee Zoo Show, 1:30 p.m. Ten Days of Play for Pittsfield’s annual 10×10 Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Imagination Playground, Legos, building and magnetic blocks and more. 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. 413-447-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

Clark Art Institute — George Washington’s Birthday and vacation week activities 1 to 4 p.m. Drop in for cake, artmaking, photo booth and more. 225 South St., Williamstown. 413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Norman Rockwell Museum — Drop in on Art vacation week workshops, 1 to 4 p.m. Invent stories, characters and plots inspired by paintings. 9 Route 183, Stockbridge. 413-298-4100, nrm.org

Williamstown Rural Lands — February vacation program 1 to 4 p.m. Nature center with fields, pond and gentle trails. 671 Cold Spring Road, Route 7, Williamstown. 413-458-2429, wrlf.org

 

Music

Williams College — Student musicians in the Berkshyre Symphony soloist competition perform, free. 6 p.m., Bernhard Music Center, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, off Route 2, Williamstown, Mass. williams.edu

 

Wednesday, Feb. 17

 

Books & Writers

MCLA — Danielle Georges, Boston Poet Laureate, reads her work 7 p.m. at Gallery 51. 51 Main St., North Adams. mcla.edu

Williams College — Sherwin Bitsui, a Navajo poet, will give a reading of his works, 4:30 p.m. Free and open to all. Bitsui is originally from the Navajo Reservation in White Cone, Ariz. Reading in Griffin Hall, room 3, Route 2, Williamstown. williams.edu

 

Conversation

Williams College — “Law, Desire and Music,” faculty talk with Zachary Wadsworth, composer in residence for the Staunton Music Festival, 4:15 p.m., on “Four Laws” percussion duet and love songs using banned German poetry. Bernhard Music Center, 54 Chapin Hall Drive off Route 2, Williamstown, Mass. williams.edu

 

Film

10×10 Permaculture — Film and talk on diverse, stable and natural systems for farming and gardening, 7 p.m., BYOB. Dottie’s Coffee Lounge for 10×10 Festival. 444 North St., Pittsfield. RSVP 413-443-1792, dottiescoffeelounge.com

 

Kids

Bartholomew’s Cobble — Winter vacation week: Mumbet’s Winter World 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., how Elizabeth Freeman, freed slave and healer, tended to friends and family in the 1700s, for ages 8 and older. Trustees of reservations property, Wheatogue Road, Sheffield. 413-298-3239, ext. 3013. thetrustees.org

Berkshire Museum — “Play Ball!” with Berkshire Theatre Group, family theater on the origins of baseball, 11 a.m. Ten Days of Play for Pittsfield’s annual 10×10 Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Imagination Playground, Legos, building and magnetic blocks and more. 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. 413-447-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

Clark Art Institute — George Washington’s Birthday and vacation week activities 1 to 4 p.m. Drop in for cake, artmaking, photo booth and more. 225 South St., Williamstown. 413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Norman Rockwell Museum — Drop in on Art vacation week workshops, 1 to 4 p.m. Invent stories, characters and plots inspired by paintings. 9 Route 183, Stockbridge. 413-298-4100, nrm.org

Williamstown Rural Lands — February vacation program 1 to 4 p.m. Nature center with fields, pond and gentle trails. 671 Cold Spring Road, Route 7, Williamstown. 413-458-2429, wrlf.org

 

Outdoors

Mass Audubon — Feeder e-birding with hot cocoa, 10 a.m. Pleasant Valley Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, Mass. 413-637-0320, massaudubon.org

Merck Forest and Farmland Center — Children’s workshop on making bird treats and watching bird feeders,1 p.m. 3270 Vt. Route Rupert, Vt. 315, 802-394-7836, merckforest.org

 

Theater

10×10 Moby Dick — Theater Triebwick performs Herman Melville’s classic sea story, family-style, 2 p.m. Colonial Theatre, 110 South St., Pittsfield. berkshiretheatregroup.org

 

Thursday, Feb. 18

 

Art

Berkshire Museum — Real Art Party as part of Pittsfield’s Annual 10×10 Festival; party is free, but tickets (for a fee) include 10×10 piece of art to take home, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Benefits Berkshire art students. PechaCucha Night of conversations and presentations 8:20 to 9:20 p.m. 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. 413-447-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

Norman Rockwell Museum — Business as Usual? Unraveling Presidential Politics, 5:30 p.m. Four Freedoms Forum for community conversation. Free. 9 Route 183, Stockbridge. 413-298-4100, nrm.org

10-Minute Sketches — Burlesque life drawing with 10×10 Festival, 6 to 7 p.m. Dottie’s Coffee Lounge, 444 North St., Pittsfield. RSVP 413-443-1792, dottiescoffeelounge.com

 

Conversations

Bard College at Simon’s Rock — Annual W.E.B. DuBois lecture with Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr., 7 p.m. Civil Rights Movement activist, minister, teacher and authority on the strategy of nonviolent social change, Dr. Lafayette cofounded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in 1960, led the Nashville Movement (1960), the Freedom Rides (1961), and the Selma Movement (1965), directed the Alabama Voter Registration Project (1962), and was appointed National Coordinator of the Poor Peoples’ Campaign by Martin Luther King, Jr. (1968). McConnell Theatre, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. simons-rock.edu

Battenkill Books — Curiosity forum with John Hadden about “Conversations with a Masked Man: My Father, the CIA and Me,” 7 p.m. 15 E. Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. batenkillbooks.com

Columbia County Historical Society — Kjirsten Gustavson, on “The Old Lady of Clermont,” Margaret Beekman, mother of statesmen and shapers of the American Revolution, 3:30 p.m. McNary’s Center at St. Paul’s Church, 6 Silvester St., Kinderhook, N.Y. Free. 518-758-9265, cchsny.org

Williams College — “What to Sing? Bird song and the evolution of cultural traditions,” faculty talk with chair of neuroscience Heather Williams, 5:30 p.m. Wege Auditorium, 47 Lab Campus Drive. Professor Dorian Warren of Columbia University, MSNBC host of the show Nerding Out, delivers keynote address on the Voting Rights Act of 1965, 7 p.m. Griffin Hall, room 3. Route 2, Williamstown, Mass. williams.edu

 

Film

10×10 Festival 10 Shorts — Berkshire International Film Festival brings short films to Beacon Cinema, 8 p.m. Free. 57 North St., Pittsfield. biffma.org

Manchester Community Library — “Self-Made Man,” 6:30 p.m., documentary on what it means to be transgender and children understanding themselves, with panel to follow. 138 Cemetery Ave., Manchester, Vt. 802-362-2607, mclvt.org

 

Kids

Bartholomew’s Cobble — Winter vacation week: Nature adventures in woods and meadows with Flying Deer Nature Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ages 7 to 13. Trustees of reservations property, Wheatogue Road, Sheffield. 413-298-3239, ext. 3013. thetrustees.org

Bennington Museum — Vacation workshop for children: Simple printmaking 1 to 4 p.m. 75 Main St., Route 9, Bennington, Vt. benningtonmuseum.org

Berkshire Museum — “Play Ball!” with Berkshire Theatre Group, family theater on the origins of baseball, 11 a.m. Ten Days of Play for Pittsfield’s annual 10×10 Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Imagination Playground, Legos, building and magnetic blocks and more. 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. 413-447-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

Clark Art Institute — George Washington’s Birthday and vacation week activities 1 to 4 p.m. Drop in for cake, artmaking, photo booth and more. 225 South St., Williamstown. 413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Merck Forest and Farmland Center — 1 to 3 p.m. Snow forts, sculptures, sledding (bring a sled), visit the farm. Fun in the snow, 3270 Vt. Route Rupert, Vt. 315, 802-394-7836, merckforest.org

Norman Rockwell Museum — Drop in on Art vacation week workshops, 1 to 4 p.m. Invent stories, characters and plots inspired by paintings. 9 Route 183, Stockbridge. 413-298-4100, nrm.org

Williamstown Rural Lands — February vacation program 1 to 4 p.m. Nature center with fields, pond and gentle trails. 671 Cold Spring Road, Route 7, Williamstown. 413-458-2429, wrlf.org

 

Music

Guthrie Center — Hootenany, music jam 8 p.m., doors open at 7. 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington. 413-538-1955, guthriecenter.org

Williams College — Jazz faculty concert 8 p.m., performing original compositions by band members, curated by Kris Allen. Route 2, Williamstown, Mass. williams.edu

 

Theater

Hubbard Hall — “Travels with a Masked Man,” one-man performance with John Hadden, 7 p.m. 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. 518-677-2495, hubbardhall.org

10×10 New Play Festival — 10 new plays with Barrington Stage Company, 7:30 p.m. Main Stage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield. discoverpittsfield.com

Williams College ’62 Center — “Stuck Upstairs,” Performance Piece by Gabrielle DiBenedetto and Sarah Pier, 7:30 p.m. an investigation of the first-person experience of depression. Donations to benefit Beacon Tree, a program that helps families in need fund mental health screenings and gives scholarships. 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass. 62center.williams.edu

 

Friday, Feb. 19

 

Art

Makers Mill — “Prayer Flag” workshop, 7 to 9 p.m. Screenprinting and sewing flags with hopes for the year. Continues next Friday. Community maker space at 73 Main St., North Adams. northadamsmakersmill.org

 

Books

Northshire Bookstore — Eric Shonstrum on his book “Wild Curiosity,” exploring what makes people curious. 7 p.m. 4869 Main St., Manchester Center, Vt. 802-362-2200, northshire.com

 

Film

Bard College at Simon’s Rock — “(T)Error Documentary” 7 p.m. Saeed “Shariff” Torres, a counterterrorism informant for more than two decades, takes on what he swears is his last job for the FBI and invites filmmakers to follow his covert efforts to befriend a suspected jihadist, revealing the murky ethical grounds of his present mission. Q&A with filmmaker David Felix Sutcliffe. McConnell Theatre, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. simons-rock.edu

Berkshire Museum — Oscar-nominated short films: Documentaries 4 and 7 p.m. — “Body Team 12,” “Claud Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah,” “Chau Beyond the Lines,” “A Girl in the River,” “Last Day of Freedom.” Little Cinema. 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. 413-447-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

 

Food

Oldcastle Theatre — An evening with Christopher Kimball from America’s Test Kitchen, author of The Cook’s Bible and The Dessert Bible, 7:30 p.m. Benebits the theater. 331 Main St., Bennington, Vt. 802-447-0564, oldcastletheatre.org

 

Kids

Bartholomew’s Cobble — Winter vacation week: Nature adventures in woods and meadows with Flying Deer Nature Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for ages 7 to 13. Trustees of reservations property, Wheatogue Road, Sheffield. 413-298-3239, ext. 3013. thetrustees.org

Bennington Museum — Vacation workshop for children: What’s the Weather? 1 to 4 p.m. 75 Main St., Route 9, Bennington, Vt. benningtonmuseum.org

Berkshire Museum — Vicanti Ballet from UMASS visits with children’s dance noon to 1 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. “Play Ball!” with Berkshire Theatre Group, family theater on the origins of baseball, 11 a.m. Ten Days of Play for Pittsfield’s annual 10×10 Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Imagination Playground, Legos, building and magnetic blocks and more. 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. 413-447-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

Clark Art Institute — George Washington’s Birthday and vacation week activities 1 to 4 p.m. Drop in for cake, artmaking, photo booth and more. 225 South St., Williamstown. 413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Norman Rockwell Museum — Drop in on Art vacation week workshops, 1 to 4 p.m. Invent stories, characters and plots inspired by paintings. 9 Route 183, Stockbridge. 413-298-4100, nrm.org

Williamstown Rural Lands — February vacation program 1 to 4 p.m. Nature center with fields, pond and gentle trails. 671 Cold Spring Road, Route 7, Williamstown. 413-458-2429, wrlf.org

 

Music

Colonial Theatre — Richard Marx in concert — Performer, songwriter and pop-rock platinum chart-topper performs 8 p.m. during 10×10 Festival. 110 South St., Pittsfield. 413-997-4444, berkshiretheatregroup.org

 

Theater

Paramount Theatre — Tracy Morgan: Picking up the Pieces, with the Emmy-nominated comedian from “30 Rock,” 8 p.m. 30 Center St., Rutland, Vt. 802-775-0903, paramountvt.org

10×10 Cabaret — Gypsy Lane and Company 8 p.m. at Hotel on North, 297 North St., Pittsfield. discoverpittsfield.com

10×10 New Play Festival — 10 new plays with Barrington Stage Company, 7:30 p.m. Main Stage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield. discoverpittsfield.com

10 Shorts on Stage — Pittsfield Town Players and the Whitney Center for the Arts stage 10 short plays, 8 p.m. Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. 413-443-0289, thewhit.org

Williams College — Annual Ruby Lounge Talent Show and open mic, student performances in poetry and music, 7 p.m. with the Black Student Union, Dodd House living room. Off Route 2, Williamstown, Mass. williams.edu

Williams College ’62 Center — “Stuck Upstairs,” Performance Piece by Gabrielle DiBenedetto and Sarah Pier, 7:30 p.m. an investigation of the first-person experience of depression. Donations to benefit Beacon Tree, a program that helps families in need fund mental health screenings and gives scholarships. 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass. 62center.williams.edu

 

Saturday, Feb. 20

 

Art

Makers Mill — “Intro to Cyanotype” workshop, noon to 4 p.m., one of the world’s oldest photographic processes. Community maker space at 73 Main St., North Adams. northadamsmakersmill.org

Shire City Sanctuary — Handstitch and needlework workshop with Lauren Cover. 40 Melville St., Pittsfield. 413-236-9600, shirecitysanctuary.com

 

Books

Northshire Bookstore — Heidi Pitlor on her book, “The Daylight Marriage,” 7 p.m. 4869 Main St., Manchester Center, Vt. 802-362-2200, northshire.com

 

Community

10×10 Fireworks and Bonfire — Warm up on the Common, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the 10×10 Festival. Fireworks begin at 5:45. First Street, Pittsfield. discoverpittsfield.com

Berkshire Athenaeum — Mini Golf Classic at the library 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to benefit Literacy Volunteers of Berkshire County. Kids under 12 play free. 1 Wendell Avt., Pittsfield. 413-499-8940, pittsfieldlibrary.org

 

Dance

Lenox Contradance — Live music by Alchemy with Eric Martin on fiddle, Rachel Bell on accordion and Karen Axelrod on keyboard with caller Linda Leslie, 7:45 to 11 p.m. All dances taught; no partners needed. Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox. 413-528-4007, lenoxcontradance.org

Williams College ’62 Center — Sankofa hosts 11th annual Steady Steppin’ Forward Step Competition, 7 p.m., with Bridgewater State University, MCLA, Stony Brook University, SUNY Albany, and Tufts University. Halftime show by Kusika. 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass. 62center.williams.edu

 

Film

Berkshire Museum — Oscar-nominated short films: Documentaries 7 p.m. — “Body Team 12,” “Claud Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah,” “Chau Beyond the Lines,” “A Girl in the River,” “Last Day of Freedom.” Little Cinema. 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. 413-447-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

Clark Art Institute — “Nim’s Island,” 2:30 p.m. 225 South St., Williamstown. 413-458-2303, clarkart.edu

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center — “Chasing Shadows,” Warren Miller’s look at the U.S. freestyle team and snow sports in the mountains, 7:30 p.m. 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass. 413-528-0100, mahaiwe.org

Paramount Theatre — Benedict Comberbatch’s “Hamlet” broadcast live in HD from National Theatre of Great Britain, 2 p.m. 30 Center St., Rutland, Vt. 802-775-0903, paramountvt.org

 

Food

Bennington Farmers Market — Winter market with fresh greens, baked goods, dairy products, meats, specialty food, crafts and more 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on first and third Saturdays monthly, through April at the First Baptist Church, 601 Main St., Bennington, Vt. benningtonfarmersmarket.org

Williamstown Rural Lands — Bread-baking workshop, 12:30 p.m. Nature center with fields, pond and gentle trails. 671 Cold Spring Road, Route 7, Williamstown. 413-458-2429, wrlf.org

 

History

Columbia County Historical Society — “Picturesque Transformations: A.J. Davis Reinvents Hudson Valley Architecture,” 4 p.m. Part of CCHS 100th anniversary celebration, Stair Gallery, 549 Warren St., Hudson, N.Y. Free. 518-758-9265, cchsny.org

 

Kids

Bennington Bookshop — Children’s story hour with Chris Gingo, 11 a.m. 467 Main St., Bennington, Vt. 802-442-5059, benningtonbookshop.com

Berkshire Museum —Wintergreen family folk concert 1:30 p.m. Ten Days of Play for Pittsfield’s annual 10×10 Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Imagination Playground, Legos, building and magnetic blocks and more. 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. 413-447-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

 

Music

Mass MoCA — Brooklyn vocalist Jason Walker, Gospel-infused soul, 8 p.m. 87 Marshall St., North Adams. 413-662-2111, massmoca.org

 

Outdoors

Bartholomew’s Cobble — Full moon hike and pizza 5 to 7 p.m. for all ages. Trustees of reservations property, Wheatogue Road, Sheffield. 413-298-3239, ext. 3013. thetrustees.org

Berkshire Botanical Garden — Pollinator-attracing Landscapes Beyond the Garden, indoor workshop 1 p.m. with Tom Sullivan of Pollinators Welcome. 5 West Stockbridge Road, Routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge. 413-298-3926, berkshirebotanical.org

Berkshire Knapsackers — Ski/snowshoe Pittsfield State Forest, 5 to 6 miles of relatively flat mountain bike trails past a white pine grove and beaver pond.  413-442-3701, berkshireknapsackers.org

Merck Forest and Farmland Center — Twilight owl ramble to listen for the courting calls of Barred, Great-Horned, Saw-whets and Screech Owls, 6:30 p.m. Dress for cold and bring a flashlight. 3270 Vt. Route Rupert, Vt. 315, 802-394-7836, merckforest.org

Notchview — Brew Moon Ski and Snowshoe 7 to 9 p.m. by moonlight. Beer tasting and treats from Kelly’s of Dalton with hot cider and tea. Trustees of Reservations property at 83 Old Route 9, Windsor. 413-684-0148, xcskimass.com, thetrustees.org

Williams College — Wildlife Tracking Adventure 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with naturalist Dan Yacobellis, looking for tracks of rabbits, squirrels, coyotes, voles, porcupines, weasels, foxes, bobcats and more. Free, RSVP to 413-597-2346. Hopkins Memorial Forest, 271 Northwest Hill Road, Williamstown, Mass. williams.edu

 

Theater

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center — Branagh Theatre’s “A Winter’s Tale” with Judi Dench and Kenneth Branagh, live in  HD from the Garrick Theatre in London, 1 p.m. 14 Castle St., Great Barrington. 413-528-0100, mahaiwe.org

10×10 Cabaret — Gypsy Lane and Company 8 p.m. at Hotel on North, 297 North St., Pittsfield. discoverpittsfield.com

10×10 New Play Festival — 10 new plays with Barrington Stage Company, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Main Stage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield. discoverpittsfield.com

10 Shorts on Stage — Pittsfield Town Players and the Whitney Center for the Arts stage 10 short plays, 8 p.m. Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. 413-443-0289, thewhit.org

Williams College ’62 Center — “Stuck Upstairs,” Performance Piece by Gabrielle DiBenedetto and Sarah Pier, 7:30 p.m. an investigation of the first-person experience of depression. Donations to benefit Beacon Tree, a program that helps families in need fund mental health screenings and gives scholarships. 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass. 62center.williams.edu

 

Sunday, Feb. 21

 

Art

Makers Mill — “Visible mending” workshop, 1 to 4 p.m. with patches and decorative stitching. Community maker space at 73 Main St., North Adams. northadamsmakersmill.org

 

Books and writers

Berkshire Festival of Women Writers — Lean In with Berkshire Magazine editor Anastasia Stanmeyer and Jennifer Browdy, 3 p.m. Stanmeyer Gallery and Shaker Dam Coffee House, 2 Main St., West Stockbridge. berkshirewomenwriters.org

 

Conversations

Williams College — “Reflections of COP21 and the Obama Climate Legacy” with Elizabeth Colbert, Pulitzer-prizewinning writer and fellow-in-residence, 11:20 a.m. First Congregational Church, 906 Main St., Route 2, Williamstown, Mass. williams.edu

 

Dance

10×10 Dance Ten — Dance performances at Barrington Stage Company, 2 p.m. at the 10×10 Festival. Main Stage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield. discoverpittsfield.com

 

Film

Berkshire Museum — Oscar-nominated short films: Documentaries 7 p.m. — “Body Team 12,” “Claud Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah,” “Chau Beyond the Lines,” “A Girl in the River,” “Last Day of Freedom.” Little Cinema. 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. 413-447-7171, berkshiremuseum.org

 

Food

Dorset Farmers Market — Vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses and wines, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned condiments and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot foods, Vermont crafts, and live, local music. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at J.K. Adams, 1430 Route 30, Dorset, Vt. 802-353-9656, dorsetfarmersmarket.com

 

History

Bennington Museum — Bennington Historical Society presents “The Bennington Trolley System” talk with photos, 2 p.m., free. 75 Main St., Route 9, Bennington, Vt. benningtonmuseum.org

 

Music

Bard College at Simon’s Rock — Chamber music with clarinet, 3 p.m. with faculty members Ronald Gorevic and Larry Wallach and guests Paul Green on clarinet and Jonah Thomas on cello: Music by Gabriel Fauré, Paul Hindemith and Darius Milhaud, and “Fairy Tales” by Robert Schumann. Kellogg Music Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. simons-rock.edu

 

Outdoors

Bartholomew’s Cobble — Snowshoe Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., snowshoe rentals and cocoa. Winter Wanderings, hour-long snowshoe with hot cider, cocoa and talk about snakes, 2 to 4 p.m. Trustees of reservations property, Wheatogue Road, Sheffield. 413-298-3239, ext. 3013. thetrustees.org

 

Theater

10×10 New Play Festival — 10 new plays with Barrington Stage Company, 3 p.m. Main Stage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield. discoverpittsfield.com

10 Shorts on Stage — Pittsfield Town Players and the Whitney Center for the Arts stage 10 short plays, 2 p.m. Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. 413-443-0289, thewhit.org

1 comment for “ Week ahead Feb. 15 to 21 events

  1. Tony
    February 15, 2016 at 5:24 pm

    Thanks – this is a lot of work!

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