This year marks the 50th reunion of that fateful Thanksgiving Day in 1965 when Arlo Guthrie, then age 18, drove to the Berkshires to have Thanksgiving dinner, wrote a song which became a movie and the rest is history.
Panto is a silly, topical, satirical and hilarious evening of theatre in the great English tradition. if you haven’t experienced the song, dance and cross-dressing of a real British Panto, this deserves to be on your calendar. If you’ve been before, you don’t need any encouragement. See you there.
Friday, November 20, 2015 at 8pm there will be two bands for the price of one at The Garage at the Colonial Theatre. To give them a listen click the photo.
Magnetic Fields frontman and lyrical mastermind Stephin Merritt exclusively wears brown clothing, published an ode to two-letter Scrabble words, and plans his set lists according to the alphabet. He arrives as Mass MoCA on Nov. 21.
Ren Jender (Bitch Flicks) shares her reviews and comments on Laurie Anderson’s film and finds it is mostly a meditation on grief and death with the focus on her dog, a rat terrier named Lolabelle. What it isn’t about, at least not directly, is Lou Reed, though he has a cameo in the film.
At Images Nov. 13-19, this film about the discoveries of social scientist Stanley Milgem reminds us of the artificiality of the powers that govern our lives, and their power over us. “Experimenter” is not your traditional documentary, it is a revelation.
This modern, and for some a “difficult” opera has enormous rewards for lovers of both the musical and visual arts. Enjoy our surreal videos which will help acquaint you with this fabulous production, available all too briefly on movie screens on Nov. 21, 2015.