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Nov
1
Thu
Respect: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul @ Colonial Theatre
Nov 1 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Respect: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul @ Colonial Theatre | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Four of the North East’s most dynamic and respected vocalists, Gina Coleman, Danielia Cotton, Jen Durkin and Wanda Houston, gather to celebrate the life, music and spirit of The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.  Respect: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul features The Rev Tor Band backing the performances of these powerhouse vocalists.

Nov
2
Fri
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) @ Berkshire Museum
Nov 2 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) @ Berkshire Museum | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Little ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!

WeeMuse programs are generously sponsored by the Berkshire Bank Foundation.

Holiday Tea @ Hancock Shaker Village
Nov 2 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Holiday Tea @ Hancock Shaker Village | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Experience afternoon tea in the historic Brick Dwelling, decorated festively for the holidays. Tea includes sweet and savory bites (you’ll love the Shaker tea cakes), ending with a behind-the-scenes peek at the upstairs rooms in this beautiful 19th-century dwelling. Communal seating.

The Eagles Band @ Colonial Theatre
Nov 2 @ 7:00 PM
The Eagles Band @ Colonial Theatre | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

The Eagles Band was founded in 1936 and is the oldest continuing performance ensemble in the Berkshires.

Nov
3
Sat
Nia Dance Fitness with Diane Firtell @ Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness
Nov 3 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Chowtime @ Berkshire Museum
Nov 3 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Comedian Bob Marley @ Colonial Theatre
Nov 3 @ 8:00 PM
Comedian Bob Marley @ Colonial Theatre | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Bob loves being a comedian. He’s wicked good at it! He lives in Maine which is the best state in the world maybe even the universe. He’s featured regularly on Sirius XM radio, and he even won their Superbowl of Comedy! He has put out over 20 comedy CD’s and DVD’s! He was inducted into The Guinness Book of World’s Records for “the longest stand up comedy show by an individual” at 40 hrs of straight stand up! He’s been on over 100 TV shows including: Leno, Letterman, Conan, Jimmy Fallon, Craig Ferguson and Comedy Central to name just a few. He co­-starred in “Boondock Saints” I and II “All Saints Day” playing Detective Greenly. He has toured the U.S., Europe, Canada, Kuwait and Iraq. That’s about it!

Nov
4
Sun
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum
Nov 4 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.

Nov
6
Tue
WeMuse Littlest Learners @ Berkshire Museum
Nov 6 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Nov
8
Thu
Warren Miller’s Face of Winter @ Colonial Theatre
Nov 8 @ 7:30 PM
Warren Miller’s Face of Winter @ Colonial Theatre | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Loving the unadulterated joys of winter is something we all have in common with the late, great Warren Miller, who helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This year, new and veteran athletes alike pay tribute to the man who started it all in Face of Winter, the 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment (WME), presented by Volkswagen.

Nov
9
Fri
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) @ Berkshire Museum
Nov 9 @ 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
WeeMuse Adventures (Ages 18mo – 3yrs) @ Berkshire Museum | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Little ones can explore the Aquarium and three Museum galleries! Each week features songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Check our weekly e-news for each week’s theme. This program is geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome!

WeeMuse programs are generously sponsored by the Berkshire Bank Foundation.

No Boundaries in Art: The Jewish Wife @ at the Garage (located in The Colonial Theatre lobby)
Nov 9 @ 2:00 PM
No Boundaries in Art: The Jewish Wife @ at the Garage (located in The Colonial Theatre lobby) | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

November 9, 80 years ago, on a night known as Kristalnacht, Jewish homes and businesses were brutally attacked as the Nazis began their vicious pogrom. Brecht’s one act play, “The Jewish Wife” takes us into the home of a middle class couple when a crack of humanity enters their living room.

Larger Than Life @ Colonial Theatre
Nov 9 @ 8:00 PM
Larger Than Life @ Colonial Theatre | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Townsquare Media Berkshire Presents: Larger Than Life: The Ultimate Boyband Tribute show that started out in New York, and is now taking the country by storm. This is the only act of it’s kind featuring actual boyband singing, dancing, costumes and that pop look!

Nov
10
Sat
Nia Dance Fitness with Diane Firtell @ Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness
Nov 10 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Maker Day: Woven Ornament @ Hancock Shaker Village
Nov 10 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Maker Day: Woven Ornament @ Hancock Shaker Village | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Make three woven ornaments: a snowflake, a heart, and a reindeer, woven in dyed reed. Dress up your tree or gift to the ornament collector on your gift-giving list.

Chowtime @ Berkshire Museum
Nov 10 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION: Mariam Ghani + Erin Kelly film @ Hancock Shaker Village
Nov 10 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION: Mariam Ghani + Erin Kelly film @ Hancock Shaker Village | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Shot at the Pleasant Hill (KY) Shaker Village, this three-in-one channel video condenses a day-long performance by dancers from the Louisville Ballet, Moving Company, and other performers into a 22-minute meditation on Shaker landscaping, architecture, song, and dance as forms of organizing being-in-common. When the Spirit Moved Them, They Moved was created by artist Mariam Ghani and choreographer Erin Ellen Kelly as part of their long-running collaboration on Performed Places, a series of site-responsive videos that draw on ideas from landscape archeology and have been created and presented in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. With cinematography and sound design by Adam Hogan.

Food for Thought: dinner with Andrea Barrett @ Hancock Shaker Village
Nov 10 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Food for Thought: dinner with Andrea Barrett @ Hancock Shaker Village | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Winner of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for Fiction finalist, Andrea Barrett is an admired and beloved writer. In her magnificent new story collection Archangel, Barrett unfolds five pivotal moments in the lives of her characters and in the history of knowledge. The MacArthur Award recipient talks about the history behind her eloquent stories, how we think about history today, and the personal passions and politics that shape human knowledge. “Her work stands out for its sheer intelligence…The overall effect is quietly dazzling.” ~ The New York Times

BonJourneyNY: A Tribute to Bon Jovi and Journey @ Colonial Theatre
Nov 10 @ 7:30 PM
BonJourneyNY: A Tribute to Bon Jovi and Journey @ Colonial Theatre | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

BonJourney is a unique tribute band that blends the music of Bon Jovi and Journey. Capturing the sound of each group, as well as their energy and spirit, BonJourney’s set includes all the classic hits, including: “Living on a Prayer,” “Don’t Stop Believing” as well as their tender ballads, “Faithfully” and “I’ll Be There for You.”

Nov
11
Sun
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum
Nov 11 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Discovery Tank Program @ Berkshire Museum | Pittsfield | Massachusetts | United States

Meet the residents of the Berkshire Museum Aquarium’s tide pool tank in this guided, hands-on educational program for all ages. This drop-in experience will be led by a member of the Museum’s staff who can answer your questions and help you interact with the exciting sea creatures in the tank.