Mass MoCA pulls out all the stops for Winter 2014 with events all across their campus.
From artists Dmitry Paranyushkin and Diego Agullo we look at their ” Suspended act of simulated stimulation towards the environment.”
The 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival brings Pittsfield alive every winter, and now is the time to submit your ideas!
Ferociously undisciplined and rigorously unruly, Bureau de l’APA illustrates in fragments the concept of the “girlization” of the world. This is not Les Miz.
Not all artists work in oils and bronze, some write poems, others create collectible and utilitarian high end crafts.
The story behind the collaboration that brings three major and monumental works of Anselm Kiefer to North Adams is almost as interesting as the art itself.
EMPAC is where inquiring minds from the Berkshires go to discover, deconstruct, and discuss one’s perceptions in search of a deeper context.
Nobody offers more variety and emerging performers than Mass MoCA in North Adams. Here’s what’s up this fall.
This is the sort of performance that gives Fringe theatre a bad name.
Engaging, then riveting, this is a sad story of great depth and beauty. Bonus: Q&A with the composer.
A Gail Burns review about a thoughtful exploration of the moments that impact our lives, plus a bit of Ibsen, too.
“Blood Play” is cutting edge theatre with many secrets, and is not about to give them up easily.
These puppets make for a “touching and very theatrical work,” says Gail Burns in her review.
The spellbinding epic tale is retold in a new translation and adaptation, with music.
This band of crazy cows (that’s what “Mucca Pazza” means) will torment North Adams with its whacky blend of music and zany performances.
A unique theatrical outing that takes an ancient story and wraps it up in a shiny package of slapstick comedy, fast live gypsy jazz music and sexy lipstick choreography.
Gail and Larry predict that these are going to be the most popular and talked about shows of the summer..
Making a dance set to the histrionics of an unfaithful preacher is a chilling transposition of the secular and the sleazy.
“Moment of Impact” JULY 24-JULY 28 is just one of a dozen fascinating things to do and see at the Berkshire Fringe Festival.
Pauline Oliveros and Laurie Anderson are genre-crossing artists who play together on film, which will be followed by a concert by Oliveros.
Few scholars have their fingers on the pulse of technology as firmly as Katherine Hayles, while her vision is firmly rooted in the study of intellect..
A full evening of film, talk and demonstration is in store for lovers of dance and film at EMPAC.
Alva Noë is a regular contributor to PBS’s Cosmos and Culture, and expands on the topic of art and perception at EMPAC.
Actor Daniel Beaty begins in the world of slam poetry as “Emerigency” expands into a colorful parade of unforgettable characters.
A cult favorite with lots of theatrical twists and really mad music.
Radiohole Returns to EMPAC as it seeks the next musical metaphor.
The audience has a role in the narrative, which is itself based on the dystopian story of The Machine Stops.
Lucas is frustrated, demanding and very funny.
Part music, part art, and totally electronic, My Robot Friend will light up Mass MoCA. Literally.
One of the strangest films ever made. See it with others. Guaranteed to provide fuel for endless discussion.
New York’s experimental Frigid Festival is heating up with some interesting possibilities on the calendar.
A Festival for those who like to stay current with today’s cutting edge of the performing arts.