10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival Celebrates Fifth Anniversary with New Collaborations and Dozens of Events. The Winter Festival to Take Place February 11-21, 2016 in Downtown Pittsfield’s Upstreet Cultural District. (Pittsfield, MA.) The City of Pittsfield’s Upstreet Cultural District has a sure cure for cabin fever this February; the fifth annual 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival featuring a lively array…
Live animals, live music, live theatre, and so much more at the Berkshire Museum which has come up with a full roster of activities and programs to coincide with both Pittsfield’s 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival and most schools’ February vacation weeks.
BTG is helping make this February’s School Vacation Week fun for the whole family with the crazy Moon Mouse, the tale of Moby DIck, dramatic tales about baseball and much more.
A new alliance with Jacob’s Pillow strengthens the Mahaiwe’s role as the Berkshire’s preeminent purveyor of live fine arts performances, albeit on the big screen.
Music Director Andris Nelsons devotes three weeks of programs (January 28-February 13) to performances honoring the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Previously, only Beethoven has ever gotten this kind of attention from the BSO.
Her book has tips from Tanglewood regulars who have picnic preparations down to a science. You’ll find practical tips like bringing a tarp or shower curtain to put under the picnic blanket to keep it from getting wet and whimsical ones–like packing both cocktail and dinner-sized napkins plus wrangling with a picnic candelabra.
The fifth PBS Arts Festival includes artists Andrea Bocelli, Michael Jackson and Gloria Estefan as well as Chita Rivera, Broadway’s Kander & Ebb, Hollywood’s Danny Elfman, plus full-tilt productions of the Moss Hart play Act One, and the musicals Billy Elliot and Showboat.