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North Adams Happenings: Jan. 15-21

10:20AM / Wednesday, January 15, 2014
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North Adams Happenings
brought to you by
MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center and The North Adams Office of Tourism
Wednesday, January 15- Tuesday, January 21
 
SAVE THE DATE Thursday, January 23 

The Chronicles of Rose: A Serial Drama by David Lane

107 Main Street
(413)664-8718
6pm
General:$5, Member and MCLA Students:FREE

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Seasoned North Adams puppeteer, David Lane, in collaboration with Toronto's Shawna Reiter and Jonathan Davis will bring a Serial Puppet Drama to MCLA throughout the MCLA Presents! season. The Chronicles of Rose depicts the fretful time in Paris during the WWII Nazi occupation of France. Don't miss this complex, yet entertaining five-part drama!

SAVE THE DATE January 26 - February 1 


EVENT

North County EATS
Restaurant Week
Eateries in North Adams, Adams, and Williamstown
(413) 664-6180
 
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North County EATS! Is the area's first restaurant week. Restaurants throughout north Berkshire will offer great deals on prix fixe menu options during the week on January 26-February 1, 2014. Visit NorthCountyEats.com for a full listing of restaurants and deals. Search by location, price, or cuisine type.

WEDNESDAY, January 15   

EVENT

North Adams Public Library: Preschool Story Time
Youth Services Department, 2nd floor
74 Church Street
(413) 662- 3133 ext 14
10:30 AM
FREE

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Bring your preschooler (ages 3-6) to the second floor of the public library for story time! For more information, email naplib@yahoo.com.

PERFORMANCE

Drury Concert Series: Mozart Requiem

Drury Auditorium
1130 Church Street
(413) 662-3240
7 PM
FREE

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The band and chorus come together to present the Mozart Requiem for the first time. The performance will be led by Katie Gardner of Skidmore College and feature orchestra members from the University of Massachusetts.

THURSDAY, January 16  

EVENT

Winter Author Program: Author and Storyteller Michael Nethercott
North Adams Public Library
74 Church Street
(413) 662-3133
6 PM
FREE

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Michael Nethercott will begin the event by telling several ghost stories, both traditional and (presumably) true—from his sprawling Irish family. Following the storytelling, Nethercott will read a short excerpt from his new book, The Séance Society, discuss the book, and field audience questions.

EVENT

Trivia Night at The Pitcher's Mound

The Pitcher's Mound Pub
218 Ashland Street
(413) 663- 8390
8:30 PM
FREE

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Do you enjoy a good game of trivia? How about a competitive crowd? If so be Mound bound on Thursday night as trivia returns! Eat great food and enjoy an ice cold beer as you test your knowledge of worldly facts.

FRIDAY, January 17  

EVENT

Community Yoga Classes
Frog Lotus Yoga
189 Beaver Street, Suite #207
(413)664-8686
6-7:15 PM
$5 suggested donation.

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Come enjoy our beautiful studio space and connect with the kula - or local community - through yoga! These are open doors classes welcome to all levels and fitness abilities. Restorative Yoga is for those looking for a more relaxed approach to yoga, focusing on muscle release, relaxation and full restoration. Our regular Community Yoga will vary in response to the group. This is a fun upbeat class for everybody, every level, and every wallet!

SATURDAY, January 18  


EVENT

MCLA Woman's Basketball vs. Framingham State 
MCLA Amsler Campus Center Gymnasium 
375 Church Street 
(413)662-5000 
1 PM
FREE

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Enjoy a nice Saturday afternoon while watching MCLA's Woman's basketball team play Framingham State!

EVENT

MASS MoCA Artist Talk: Izhar Patkin with David Ross
MASS MoCA Club B- 10
1040 MASS MoCA Way
(413)662-2111 x18pm
2 PM
FREE for members and college students / $7 not-yet-members

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Sit in on an interesting discussion with Israeli-born, New York-based artist Izhar Patkin as he discusses his exhibition with writer and MASS MoCA curator David Ross. Topics will include the role of narrative, symbolism, and representation in art today, and also Israeli-Palestinian politics.

EVENT

MASS MoCA: Beth Gill

MASS MoCA Hunter Center
1040 MASS MoCA Way
(413)662-2111 x1
8 PM
$15 general/ $10 students

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Be a part of the energy as choreographer Beth Gill develops her new dance, New Work for the Desert! Combing an all-star cast of dancers and designers, Gill is "building a space in which light is alive and space is vast.” Don't miss out of an inspiring expression of art through dance!

PERFORMANCE

Good Good at The Parlor Cafe
The Parlor Cafe
303 Ashland Street
(413) 346-4279
8 PM
FREE/Donations will be accepted

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While you enjoy the music stylings of the acoustic band, Good Good, and the cozy atmosphere of the Parlor Café let yourself relax with a hot coffee, tea, or beer. Open to all ages, come on out because this event will not disappoint!

EVENT

Freight Yard Pub Musician: Anthony Luchi
Freight Yard Pub
3 Furnace Street
(413) 663-6547
8 PM
FREE

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Come enjoy musician Anthony Luchi, while you keep warm by the fire!

SUNDAY, January 19  

EVENT

Community Yoga Classes
Frog Lotus Yoga
189 Beaver Street, Suite #207
(413)664-8686
4:30-5:45 PM
$5 suggested donation

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Come enjoy our beautiful studio space and connect with the kula - or local community - through yoga! These are open doors classes welcome to all levels and fitness abilities. Restorative Yoga is for those looking for a more relaxed approach to yoga, focusing on muscle release, relaxation and full restoration. Our regular Community Yoga will vary in response to the group. This is a fun upbeat class for everybody, every level, and every wallet!

MONDAY, January 20  

EVENT

MLK Day Community Day of Service
MCLA Church Street Center
375 Church Street
(413) 346-7196
9 AM
Volunteer

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Committee welcomes everyone to celebrate the life, principles, and ideals of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 20, by partaking in a "Day of Service" to the community, followed by a celebratory luncheon. Around 9:15 a.m., participants start their choice of a community project with either on-site tasks at MCLA's Church St. Center or off-site at various community locations. Service projects for all ages and abilities include tasks such as painting, cleaning, organizing, building, winterizing, or sewing. Information: Kathy Keeser at Kathykeeser@gmail.com or (413) 346-7196 or Liz Boland at the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition at (413) 663-7588.

TUESDAY, January 21  

EVENT

North Adams Public Library: Toddler Time 
Youth Services Department,2nd floor
74 Church Street
(413) 662- 3133 ext 14
10:30 AM
FREE

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Bring your toddler (ages 1-3) to the second floor of the library for playtime! For more information, email naplib@yahoo.com.

EVENT

Stress & Fatigue Living Well Workshop
Living Well Chiropractic, Nutrition and Massage
140 Pleasant Street
6:30 PM
(413)663-5500
FREE

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Overcoming Chronic Fatigue, Depression, Stress and Anxiety with Natural Solutions you can live with for life! This workshop is free and open to the public. Due to limited space please preregister by calling 413-663-5500 or livingwell@verizon.net.


MOVIES

$5 Tuesdays!
North Adams Movieplex
86 Main Street
(413)663-6300
All Day
$5 non-3D movies/$6.50 3D movies

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$5 Tuesdays are back! Come down to the North Adams Movieplex with the family for cheap movies!

OPPORTUNITIES  

WinterFest Volunteers Needed

North Adams WinterFest
Downtown North Adams
February 15, 2014
 
The North Adams Office of Tourism & Community Events is looking for a group of volunteers to help staff WinterFest activities. Responsibilities include monitoring the community camp fire, monitoring chowder tasting sites, and helping to set up for WinterFest on February 14th. Please call or email the Office of Tourism if you can lend a hand for an hour or two. (413)664-6180 or tourism@northadams-ma.gov

 

Berkshire Hill Internship Program

Summer 2014 - Applications available now!

Berkshire Hills Internship Program (B-HIP) is an intensive twelve-week arts management internship course structured to integrate theoretical concepts and real-world experience.


B-HIP runs in the Summer and it combines an internship component with a seminar in arts management, talk-backs with the area's leading arts professionals, and full participation in cultural events throughout Berkshire County (Western Massachusetts). Each internship is hand-tailored to suit each interns' needs, interests and talents. Former interns have worked at institutions such as The Clark Art Institute, MASS MoCA, the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Shakespeare and Company, and more! $100 weekly stipend and housing provided. Undergrad and grad credits available. Scholarship opportunities are also available. More info and application form at http://www.mcla.edu/b-hip. Application Deadline March 1, 2014. International applicants welcome, with a deadline of February 3rd.

 

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