image description

Cultural Pittsfield This Week: Dec. 29-Jan. 14

Print Story | Email Story

Say goodbye to 2017 with the First Night of Funny, featuring three headlining comedians: Ross Bennet (The Late Show), Eddie Clark (House of Cards) and Berkshire County native Kevin Bartini (The Daily Show). 8 p.m. $35.
FRI Bomber & Dr. Strangeways at The A | FRI The Psychic Friends at Mission | FRI Blue Light Trio at Rainbow | SAT Berkshire Salsa Holiday Gala with Conjunto Alegre at The A | SAT Blue Light Jazz at Rainbow | SUN New Year's Eve with DJ Jules Jenssen at Methuselah | SUN New Year's Eve at Mazzeo's | SUN New Year's Eve Party at Zucchinis | SUN New Year's Eve Party at The Elks | WED Gruppo Mondo at Rainbow | THU Comedy Night at Methuselah


Ring in the new year with Boston-based magician David Hall at the Berkshire Museum as he performs some of the most amazing magic you've ever seen. 11 a.m. Refreshments will be served in the Crane Room at noon$15 adult, $8 child; Museum members $5 adult, $3 child.
FRI WeeMuse: Adventures at Berkshire Museum SAT Family Studio Day at Dirty Brush | TUE WeeMuse: Littlest Learners at Berkshire Museum


Radiance Yoga invites you to ring in the new year with upbeat yoga for all levels inspired by new beginnings and bright intentions for 2018. This class includes creative Vinyasa flow and standing poses balanced with calming Pranayama (breath exercises) and restorative yoga set to an eclectic soundtrack. 12 p.m. $20 pre-registered, $25 walk-in but space is limited!
SAT How to Plan Your Best Year Ever at Berkshire Running Center | MON First Race of 2018 at Hotel on North | WED Yoga + Barre at Rogue Yoga | THU Kripalu Yoga for Beginners at Berkshire Yoga Dance


Celebrate New Year's Eve by painting "Pouring Heart" at Berkshire Paint & SipWork together to create this double-wide painting. All materials, instruction, a light snack and drinks included! $35 per person. 7-9 p.m.
SAT Family Studio Day at Dirty Brush


Enjoy a guided tour of Herman Melville's Arrowhead by candlelight. Afterwards, enjoy delicious desserts and camaraderie. By reservation only. $25 per person.
See What's New at The Beacon

What's Showing at The Licht
Pittsfield's city-owned community arts center, the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, features nine working artist studios, a ceramics studio, a community room and an art gallery with changing exhibitions, classes, performances and more! 

28 Renne Ave.
The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts presents Out of the Studio, featuring the artists of the Lichtenstein. The opening reception is Saturday, Jan. 6 from 4-6 p.m. with open studios at 6 p.m. The exhibit will run through Jan. 27. Artists include Mario Calouri, Rick Casucci, Peg Dotchin, Julio Granda, Jim Horsford, Sean McCusker and Michael Rousseau. 


Support Local News

We show up at hurricanes, budget meetings, high school games, accidents, fires and community events. We show up at celebrations and tragedies and everything in between. We show up so our readers can learn about pivotal events that affect their communities and their lives.

How important is local news to you? You can support independent, unbiased journalism and help iBerkshires grow for as a little as the cost of a cup of coffee a week.

0 Comments welcomes critical, respectful dialogue; please keep comments focused on the issues and not on personalities. Profanity, obscenity, racist language and harassment are not allowed. iBerkshires reserves the right to ban commenters or remove commenting on any article at any time. Concerns may be sent to

Recent Stories