Simon’s Rock & Kickwheel Ensemble Theater present Facing Our Truth with Multicultural BRIDGE Wednesday, March 29 from 7-8:30 pm in the McConnell Theatre, Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon’s Rock In 2013, The New Black Fest in New York City commissioned six very diverse playwrights to write 10-minute plays on the topic of Trayvon…

A Talk by Media Theorist Susan Kozel at EMPAC

Troy, NY — On March 29, the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host media theorist Susan Kozel to discuss her research on the convergence of philosophy, dance, and media technologies. The talk, titled When Performance and Philosophy Become Design Materials: Dialogues Between Dance and Interaction Design, will start at 7PM. Admission is free and open to the public. In the realm of…

Mahaiwe Announces Three Additions to Summer 2017 Line-up

Great Barrington, Mass.— Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Executive Director Beryl Jolly announced three additions to the 2017 summer schedule today, including concerts by Pink Martini (July 11), Michael Feinstein (August 6), and Sutton Foster (August 14). The theatre will also collaborate with Shakespeare & Company, Jacob’s Pillow Dance, and OLLI on pre-broadcast lectures before two…

OLLIE and AIER to bring political and economic clarity into our contentious times

A day of thought-provoking insights and discussions with noted experts in local, national and international issues. Featured speakers include Adam Segal, Ph.D., Senior Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations; Polina Vlasenko, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow at AIER, and State Representative William “Smitty” Pignatelli, the dean of Berkshire County’s state legislative delegation.