FILM

Palace Theatre

Albany, N.Y.

Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. -- "National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation" Southern Vermont College

Bennington

Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. -- "Inequality for All"

Bennington Free Library

Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. -- Movie Matinee

EMPAC

Troy, N.Y.

Dec 5. at 7:30 p.m. -- Mulholland Drive

Images Cinema

Williamstown, Mass

Dec. 6 to Dec. 12 at 4:30 and 8 p.m. -- "Blue is the Warmest Color"

Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. -- The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown, Mass.

Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. -- "Age of Consent"

GAMING

The Gamer’s Grotto

Bennington

Dec. 6 (Most Fridays) at 6 p.m. -- Friday Night Magic

Dec. 8 (Sundays) at 12 p.m. -- YuGiOh and Pokemon casual play

Dec. 8 (Sundays) at 1 p.m. -- Warhammer/tabletop minatures causal

play.

Dec. 8 (Sundays) at 3 p.m. -- KaiJudo casual and tournament play

Dec. 8 (Sundays) at 5:30 p.m. -- Heroclix Minatures Tournament

Dec. 10 (Each Tuesday) at 6 p.m. -- Tabletop Game Night

Dec. 17 (First and third Tuesdays) at 7:30 p.m. -- Go Club

LECTURES, SPOKEN WORD, and DIALOGUES

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown, Mass.

Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. -- The History and Techniques of Printmaking: Engravings and Etchings

Dec. 10 at 5:30 p.m.


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-- Clark Lecture by Rebecca Zorach: "Nature Imitates Nature: Paradoxes of Intention and Artifice in Early Modern Europe"

Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. -- The History and Techniques of Printmaking: Lithographs

Northshire Bookstore

Manchester

Dec. 7 at 1:30 p.m. -- Vermont photographer Peter Miller

Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. -- Deborah Solomon, "American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell"

MUSEUMS/GALLERIES

Opening, Events

Vermont Arts Exchange

North Bennington

Through Feb. 17 -- "Spacing Out:" Bennington College Printmaker’s Show

Bennington Museum

Bennington

Dec. 7 -- Family Day

Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. -- Festival of Trees Gala

Nov. 29 to Dec. 30 -- Festival of Trees

MASS MoCA

North Adams, Mass.

Dec. 7 -- Opening: Izhar Patkin, "The Wandering Veil"

MCLA Gallery 51

North Adams, Mass.

Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. -- Opening: Annual Affordable Art Show

The Branch Gallery

North Adams, Mass.

Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. -- Opening: MCLA Student/Alumni Exhibition

Continuing

Bennington Museum

Bennington

Through Dec. 30 -- Daisy Rockwell: "The Topless Jihadi and Other Curious Birds"

Southern Vermont College

Bennington

Through Dec. 20 -- Renee Bouchard: "baby ensor: recent paintings"

Southern Vermont Arts Center

Manchester

Through Jan. 5 -- "Endings and Beginnings"

Through Jan. 5 -- "Fathertime"

MASS MoCA

North Adams, Mass.

Through Jan. 5 -- "Love to Love You"

Through Feb. 1 -- Mark Dion: "The Octagon Room."

Through Jan. 19 -- "Life’s Work: Tom Philips and Johnny Carrera."

Through April 6 -- Guillaume Leblon: "Under My Shoe"

Through April 6 -- Jason Middlebrook: "My Landscape"

Through April 6 -- Joseph Montgomery: "Five Sets Five Reps"

Through May 26 -- KIDSPACE: "Freedom"

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

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown, Mass.

Through Jan. 31 -- "Sacred and Profane: Four Hundred Years of Religious and Mythological Paintings" Through Jan. 31

Through Jan. 31 -- "Face Time: Portraits and Figures in Paintings and

Sculpture"

Through Jan. 31 -- "Land, Sea and Sky: The Natural World in Art 1600-1900"

Bennington Free Library

Bennington

Through February 2014 -- "Wall Works" by MaryJane Sarvis

MUSIC

Vermont Arts Exchange

North Bennington

Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. -- The Sacred Shakers

Bennington College

Bennington

Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. -- Electronic Music Concert

EMPAC

Troy, N.Y.

Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. -- Vicky Chow and Craig Taborn

MASS MoCA

North Adams, Mass.

Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. -- Body/Head: Kim Gordon and Bill Nace

Palace Theatre

Albany, N.Y.

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

Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. -- Albany Symphony Orchestra: "The Magic of Christmas"

The Snow Barn

West Dover

Dec. 7 at 9:30 p.m. -- Richard James and the Name Changers

The Egg

Albany N.Y.

Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. -- The Temptations

Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. -- Bryan Adams

Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. -- Mendelssohn Club Holiday Concert

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Meetinghouse

Bennington

Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. -- Nowell Sing We Clear

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown, Mass.

Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. -- Solas

Kevin’s

North Bennington

Dec. 6 -- Cindy Legge

Dec. 7 -- Open Mic with Kelly

Dec. 13 -- OCD

Dec. 14 -- Ray Karaoke

South Street Cafe

Bennington

Tuesdays at 5 p.m. -- Open Mic Night

Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. -- Naomi Bindman & Chris Nerney

Dec. 8 at 11 p.m. -- Sunday Brunch Jazz: Dave Banulis and Gary Mill

Williams College

Williamstown, Mass.

Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. -- Senior Viola Recital with Lysander Jaffe

Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. -- Williams Wind Ensemble

Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. -- Williams Student Symphony

THEATER

Bennington College

Bennington

Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. -- Drama @ Bennington

Hubbard Hall

Cambridge, N.Y.

Nov. 14 through Dec. 8 -- "Ondine"

Mt. Anthony Union Middle School

Bennington

Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. -- Bread & Puppet Theater

Dorset Playhouse

Dorset

Dec. 6 to 15 -- "It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"

COMEDY

Palace Theatre

Albany, N.Y.

Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. -- Trailer Park Boys : "Dear Santa Claus" Tour

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