Tag Archives: musical performance

Tuesday, February 19: Brian Gillie’s Groove to the Move

Make plans to  join us at 1 pm on  Tuesday, February 19 (school vacation week!) for a  program with Brian Gillie. Join Brian’s dance safari to first learn some dance history and what it takes to create a dance. Then … Continue reading

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To 1862 and back again…

It was an engaged crowd that traveled back to 1862 last night as the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum offered a multifaceted Call Me Melville program.  Led by the musicians of Wintergreen the audience sang  songs of  the Underground Railroad, … Continue reading

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Time Travel: Tonight at 7 pm: Join us!

Travel back in time to 1862 as the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum participate in Call Me Melville with music, poetry and history:  Folk trio Wintergreen plays Songs from the Civil War and Underground Railroad. Bernard Drew recounts the history … Continue reading

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Today at 1pm: “Melville and Me” Musical Improv with Musician JoAnne Spies

Join JoAnne Spies in creating music together from the themes of Herman Melville and Moby Dick. Young audiences will love learning while singing along. JoAnne Spies is a singer/songwriter from Chicago on the faculty of Community Access to the Arts … Continue reading

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Grammy winner Charles Neville at the Athenaeum: Thursday, January 26 @7 pm

Neville recalls his day on the “Chitlin’ Circuit,” playing in a band called Turquoise with his brother Art and friends.  In small clubs, radiating out from Memphis, he played with music icons like Jimmy Reed and B.B. King. In New … Continue reading

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Pittsfield Jazz comes to the Athenaeum on October 12!

The Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum support Pittsfield’s Jazz Week! Join us on Wednesday, October 12, at 7 pm for Piano Prodigy Alma Macbride — who won the Mary Lou Williams centennial competition at Lincoln Center at the age of … Continue reading

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