Thursday December 6, 2012

WORDS, WORDS

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center,

Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

Burlington

Dec. 13 at various times ECHo AfterDark: "That’s Brilliant." echovermont.org for more details.

Northshire Bookstore

Manchester Center. 802-362-2200.

Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. Historian Alex Kershaw

Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. James Gustave Speth author of "America the Possible"

Bartleby’s Books

Wilmington

Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. Verandah Porche poetry reading. Little Spa Theater

Saratoga, N.Y.

Dec. 7 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 9, 15, and 16 at 1 p.m.Dec. 15 at 4:30 p.m. The Wizard of Oz.

FILM

Cinema7

Bennington. 802-442-8179

Call for regular film schedule.

Images Cinema

Williamstown, Mass. 413-458-5612.

Call for regular film schedule.

DANCE

Bennington College

North Bennington

Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. -- Works-in-progress by Bennington student choreographers. Dance studio E303, VAPA.

Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. -- Studio dance concert featuring works by Bennington students. Dance studio E303, VAPA.

EMPAC

Troy N.Y.

Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. Dimitris Papaionnou’s Primal Matter dance-theater performance.


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MUSIC

The Egg

Albany, N.Y. 518-473-1845

Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. The Robert Cray Band.

Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. Ruthie Foster

Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Natalie MacMaster

Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. The Zucchini Brothers kid’s show

Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Mendelssohn Club Holiday Concert

First Church of Christ Congregational

Pittsfield, Mass.

Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. The Berkshire Concert Choir performs "Awake My Soul and Sing."

Kevin’s Sports Pub

Bennington

Dec. 7 Funk in the Trunk

Dec. 8 Ray with Karaoke

Dec. 14 Fun Addicts

Dec. 15 Through Seasons

Dec. 21 DJ Jimmy

Dec. 22 Kelly and Cindy

Dec. 28 Mayhem

Dec. 29 Paul Harmonic Duo

Grafton Inn

Grafton

Dec. 22 at 8 p.m. Hungrytown

Dec. 29 at 8 p.m. Dusty Pilgrims

Memorial Hall

Wilmington

Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Enter the Haggis performs.

Palace Theatre

Albany, N.Y. 518-465-3335.

Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. -- Albany Symphony Orchestra: "Magic of Christmas"

Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. -- Albany Symphony Orchestra: "Magic of Christmas"

Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. -- Martina McBride and "The Joy of Christmas," and evening of timeless holiday classics, with a portion of every ticket proceeds going to the local "Pennies from Heaven" program.

May 11, 2013 at 8 p.m. -- An Evening with Joe Bonamassa, award-winning blues rock guitar and singer-songwriter.

Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse Café

Bennington. 802-440-9816.

Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. -- Woods Tea Company, returning for annual local crowd favorite.

Williams College

Williamstown, Mass. 413-597-3146.

Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. Williams College Wind Ensemble

Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. Williams Student Symphony

THEATER

New England Center for the Arts

Brattleboro

Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 and 16 at 1 and 5 p.m. "Circus Nutcracker"

Dorset Playhouse

Dorset

Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 8, and 9 at 2 p.m. The Dorset Players’ Holiday Hallapalooza Variety Show.

Opera House of Enosburg

Enosburg

Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. "Wrestling is Awesome" professional wrestling performance.

Oldcastle Theatre

Bennington

Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. World premiere of "Northern Boulevard" a music by Bennington’s Carleton Carpenter. 

MASS MoCA

North Adams, Mass.

Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Half Straddle and PS 122 present "Seagull (Thinking of You)."

MUSEUMS/GALLERIES

Opening, Closing, Events

Bennington Museum

Bennington

Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. Festival of Trees: Around the World Gala

Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. Festival of Trees: "Afterglow," a holiday dance party.

Williams College Museum of Art

Williamstown, Mass. 413-597-2429.

Closing Dec. 9 -- "Sol LeWitt: The Well-Tempered Grid." Multi-media show on artist style and science of Sol LeWitt. Free.

Catherine Dianich Gallery

Brattleboro

Dec. 21 at 3 p.m. opening for "3 Cases and a Carry-on."

Dec. 22-29 from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Excluding Dec. 25 "3 Cases and a Carry-on" on display.

Continuing

President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site

Plymouth Notch

Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. Open house

Williams College

Williamstown, Mass.

Through April 21, 2013 Kidspace at WCMA.

Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts

Chester

"Expressions." Through Jan. 27.

Cider Hill Gardens and Gallery

Windsor

Through Dec. 16 Gary Milek exhibit to benefit Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society/

Slate Valley Museum

Granville, N.Y. 518-642-1417.

"Slate Abstracts 2009-2012," photographs by Alyssha Eve Csük, from her photographic sojourns to the quarries of New York and Vermont’s Slate Valley, as part of First Friday in Granville. Free.

Bennington Free Library

Bennington. 802-442-9051 .

Through Jan. 31, 2013 -- Wall Works’s presents "Landschap," which features recent works by Aimee LaPorte. Free.

Bennington College

North Bennington.

Bennington. 802-379-5116.

"Middle Falls"

Vermont Veterans’ Home

Bennington

Vermont Arts Exchange presents "MIND MAPS"

Berkshire Community College

Pittsfield, Mass.

"Dwelling in Clothes," by Kate S. Hamilton goes on display through Dec. 14.

Equinox Village

Manchester Center

Mixed media collage artist Linda Durkee. Through Jan. 14.

Bennington Museum

Bennington. 802-447-1571.

Berkshire Museum

Pittsfield, Mass. 413-443-7171.

Through Jan. 6, 2012 -- "Rethink! American Indian Art," contemporary and historic art objects.

Williams College Museum of Art

Williamstown, Mass. 413-597-2429.

MASS MoCA

North Adams, Mass. 413-663-8548.

Through 2012 -- "Sanford Biggers: The Cartographer’s Conundrum," in Building 5; "New Work" by Anna Betbeze.

Thorugh January 2, 2013 -- With Williams College/Clark Art, "Making Room: The Space Between Two and Three Demensions."

Through Feb. 4, 2013 -- Group show: "Invisible Cities," titled after Italo Calvino’s book which re-imagines Marco Polo’s poetic descriptions of China’s cities.

Through Feb. 4, 2013 -- Anna Betbeze: New Work.

Permanent -- Sol LeWitt: "A Wall Drawing Retrospective."

One Corner Gallery

Arlington

Photographs Around Southern Vermont

North Adams Regional Hospital

North Adams, Mass.

Community Art Program

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