Entertainment calendar for March 1 to 7

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Friday

Bennington County

Theater

"Mothers and Sons":
7:30 p.m. Presented by The Dorset Players with Sullivan PLLC. Directed by Sherry Kratzer and produced by Cheryl Gushee, the cast includes Lynne Marcus, Paul Michael Brinker, Mike Cutler, Lucas. Tickets at 802 867-5570, or dorsetplayers.org or at the box office two hours before each performance. For more information, call 603-358-2467.

Poetry

A night of bilingual poetry: 8 p.m. Modesto Flako Jimenez '06 presents a night of bilingual poetry addressing poverty, gentrification, immigration, and the arts. A discussion with light refreshments will follow the reading. VAPA, D2017, Bennington College, Bennington. Admission is free.

Out of area

Dance

Kids dance: 7 p.m. Students in grades 4 through 8 and are 9 to 14 years old attending all local area schools are invited to attend. Parents must sign the students out after the dance. North Hoosick Fire Department station on Route 22.

Music

Berkshire Symphony: 8 p.m. The Williams College Department of Music presents the Berkshire Symphony, conducted by Ronald Feldman. The concert opens with Haydn's Sinfonia Concertante and the Piano Concerto by music faculty member Zachary Wadsworth featuring soloist Doris Stevenson. In the second half of the program the orchestra performs music by Gounod, Faust: Ballet Music and Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 "Pastorale." Chapin Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Admission is free.

Film

"Looney Tunes Cartoon Festival": 7:30 p.m. Pothole Pictures is featuring a medley of Warner Bros. classics from the 1940s to the 1960s. Saturday morning cartoon lovers from days gone by can bring children and grandchildren to Memorial Hall Theater, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, Mass. Preceded by a half hour of "music at the movies" 7 to 7:30 p.m. Popcorn $1 a bag and children's movie tickets are $4.

Saturday

Bennington County

Music

Aubrey Logan:
8 p.m. Presented by Vermont Arts Exchange at the Masonic Hall, 504 Main St., Bennington. Tickets for this Basement Music Series concert are $20 in advance at vtartxchange.org or 800-838-3006, or $25 at the door if available. Student tickets are available for $10. Libations provided by Thyme Tables Catering of Shaftsbury and food provided by Bringing you Vermont will be available for purchase.

Peregrine Road: 7:30 p.m. at Meetinghouse Cafe, Unitarian Univesalist Fellowship Bennington, 108 School St., Bennington. Karen Axelrod and Rachel Bell perform Celtic reels, waltzes, French village dance tunes, originals, English country dance tunes, blues riffs, and more. Travel stories and tidbits about multicultural traditions add both an educational and entertaining dimension to each concert. Donation of $10 to $15.

Theater

"Mothers and Sons":
7:30 p.m. Presented by The Dorset Players with Sullivan PLLC. Directed by Sherry Kratzer and produced by Cheryl Gushee, the cast includes Lynne Marcus, Paul Michael Brinker, Mike Cutler, Lucas. Tickets at 802 867-5570, or dorsetplayers.org or at the box office two hours before each performance.

" Oye! For My Dear Brooklyn:" 8 p.m. Poems, projections, and music conjure Modesto Flako Jimenez '06's beloved borough in this innovative production. This bilingual elegy complicates our perceptions of race, language, and gentrification and calls us to be truly present. VAPA Martha Hill Dance Theater, Bennington College, Bennington. Admission is free.

Out of area

Music

Berkshire Symphony Family Concert: 2 p.m. Led by conductor Ronald Feldman, the Berkshire Symphony Orchestra offers plenty of family fun with the student community outreach effort, "Ephs Out Loud" in partnership with Kids 4 Harmony. Activities beginning at 1:00 p.m. include a workshop with the Williams choirs, musical games and activities, and art by local elementary school students. Chapin Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Admission is free.

Film

"Looney Tunes Cartoon Festival": 7:30 p.m. Pothole Pictures is featuring a medley of Warner Bros. classics from the 1940s to the 1960s. Saturday morning cartoon lovers from days gone by can bring children and grandchildren to Memorial Hall Theater, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, Mass. Preceded by a half hour of "music at the movies" 7 to 7:30 p.m. Popcorn $1 a bag and children's movie tickets are $4.

Sunday

Bennington County

Theater

"Mothers and Sons":
2 p.m. Presented by The Dorset Players with Sullivan PLLC. Directed by Sherry Kratzer and produced by Cheryl Gushee, the cast includes Lynne Marcus, Paul Michael Brinker, Mike Cutler, Lucas. Tickets at 802 867-5570, or dorsetplayers.org or at the box office two hours before each performance.

Out of area

Music

Benefit Concert for the Williamstown Historical Museum: 3 p.m. Presented by popular a cappella group Singing School. The concert will take place in the sanctuary of the Second Congregational Church at 81 Hancock Road in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Suggested donation is $5. http://www.williamstownhistoricalmuseum.org/featured-slider/singing-school-performance/

Wednesday

Out of area

Dance

Annual Irish Ceili:
7 p.m., The Hubbard Hall Irish Dancers at Cambridge Central School, 24 South Park St., Cambridge, New York. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with traditional Irish dance. Admission is free, and delicious refreshments will be available for purchase. Proceeds from the bake sale and donations will support the Hubbard Hall Irish dance costume fund.

Ongoing

Unpacking the Vault: Hidden Narratives in the Bennington Art Collection: An exploration of the surprising scope of objects and narratives in the art holdings at Bennington College—and the first exhibition of these works co-curated by students. Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington. Until April 15.




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