Nothing is likely to move the vacant Mohawk Theatre in North Adams into an actual facility until it is no longer a political football to be tossed around at election time. It can be done, and there’s a new round of Mass. Cultural Facilities grants that offer a real possibility to get the project moving again.
Tarek Atoui has gone far beyond “noise music” with an extensive circuitry of knobs and switches that requires a manic, gestural performance style. The Metastable Circuit is one of his most sophisticated creations, consisting of four tables with controls capable of triggering 250,000 sounds.
A new musical makes its way to Broadway starring 11-year-old Sarah Charles Lewis and favorite Andrew Keenan-Bolger, (seen in photo) along with the Berkshire’s own Michael Wartella.
With jazz violinist Regina Carter just added to the schedule, the Troy Music Hall has one of the busiest and fun filled calendars of any Berkshire region venue.
Del McCoury is but one of the great bluegrass bands making the trek to North Adams this weekend. Lots of traditional music of course, but with some damned interesting cutting-edge innovators cut from the same cloth, too.
An African American Muslim student arrives in Cairo hoping to finally be understood. She’s quickly enlisted by her exuberant Egyptian roommate, Samar, to help create a blog about the practice of wearing veils, but Arab Spring intervenes, and revolution threatens to overtake everything.
Gods and goddesses, undying love and endless battles, An Iliad is told through the eyes of a single narrator – Michael F. Toomey – whose gripping monologue captures both the heroism and horror of war.