Andrew Schneider Performs Obie Award-winning YOUARENOWHERE at EMPAC

Troy, NY — Performer, writer, and interactive electronics artist Andrew Schneider will perform his Obie Award-winning one-man theater piece, YOUARENOWHERE, on August 10 and 11 at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (110 8th St., Troy). Each show will begin at 8PM. Based on quantum physics and the theory of parallel universes, YOUARENOWHERE uses an array of complex visual and…

Mahaiwe Announces Fall and Winter Events


Highlights include John Pizzarelli with Catherine Russell, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Special, and Thompson Square Duo Great Barrington, Mass.— Mahaiwe Executive Director Beryl Jolly announces additions to the performing arts center’s fall and winter schedule, including John Pizzarelli with Catherine Russell, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Special,…

Evening of Film and Conversation, Including the Sci-Fi Classic “Starship Troopers”

Hollywood special-effects legend Phil Tippett joins artist Lucy Raven  Raven celebrates the release of her new book on 3D cinema Troy, NY — On Thursday, July 20, at 7PM, Hollywood special-effects legend Phil Tippett (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, RoboCop) will join artist Lucy Raven at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for an evening of conversation and…

Mahaiwe Free Fun Friday : Sing Along with The Muppet Movie

Great Barrington, Mass.— The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center presents Free Fun Friday: Sing Along with The Muppet Movie on Friday, July 7 at 11:00am, with related art activities led by IS183 Art School instructors from 9:30am to 11:00am and 1:00pm to 2:30pm. Admission is free thanks to sponsorship by the Highland Street Foundation. “We can’t wait for…

Sixteen Western Mass Non-Profits Receive Grants from Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund

CAPITAL GRANTS Berkshire Pulse, Inc., Housatonic Project: Elevator Repair for Increased Accessibility Grant: $84,000 About the Facility: Berkshire Pulse’s home in downtown Housatonic is part of the historic Monument Mills property, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The third floor of the 1866 mill building has become the ideal space for…