Some great ideas for date night
Why not take date night to the theater? The Williams Theatre Department is showing Sarah DeLappe's "The Wolves" tonight at 7:30., '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown. "The Wolves" directed by Shayok Misha Chowdhury, tells the story of an all-girls soccer team. According to Williams College, "This play is a shout; an all-female cast navigates the pitfalls and ferocious possibilities of adolescent womanhood." Can't make it tonight? Performances are running Thursday to Saturday nights until Nov. 18.
Or why not enjoy some Shakespeare? The Bard College at Simon's Rock Theater Program presents "Henry V," 7:30 p.m., tonight through Saturday at the Daniel Arts Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. Directed by Aim e Michel, the production features performances by students Lily Berlstein, Emmett Clarendon, Jaimee De Witt, Isabelle Long, Matthew Meehan, Zoe Nadig, Georges Pichard, Corinne Stanley and Xindi Alena Zhang.
Thursday night is always a great night to catch some live music. Tonight see Tumo Kohrs at Down County Social Club, 7 p.m. Tumo-Kohrs is the duo of Mark Tuomenoksa and Sarah Kohrs. According to DCSC, "Their thoughtful lyrics and colorful harmonies blend various genres, including jazz, country, and pop." Cover is a $10 donation to the artists. Down County Social Club is located beneath the Stagecoach Tavern, 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield.
If you're in Pittsfield tonight, head to the Colonial Theatre for a show by alt-rock/pop-punk bank "Subtleties." They are celebrating the release of "It's Always Winter Here," with performances by Young Culture and Perfect Score, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, available at berkshiretheatregroup.org.
In the mood for some dancing? Don't want to take off the flannel? Head to the Ashfield Lake House for Flannel Prom, 8 p.m. to midnight, featuring musical performances by Hammydown, Caroline Rose, Old Flame and Sedona LeBlanc. Always wanted your chance at the crown? Tonight's your second chance. There will be s'mores on the beach, prom-themed drinks and a photobooth to capture your "prom pictures." Tickets are $5 at the door. The Ashfield Lake House is located at 141 Buckland Road, Ashfield.
Join Nejaime's Wine Cellars at Ventfort Hall in Lenox at 6:30 p.m., for a wine seminar presented by French wine expert Christian Dalbavie. Tickets are $45 per person, and an extra $15 gets you a private guided tour of the mansion. The tour begins at 5 p.m. For reservations, call 413-637-2221.
Alt-country singer Lydia Loveless will be performing at Club Helsinki in Hudson, N.Y. at 9 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m., so why not head out early and grab dinner first? Tickets are $15; this event is 21 and over.
Favorites Mary Ann Palermo and First Take return to Hotel on North, 8 to 11 p.m. Grab a date and enjoy a performance of jazz, blues rock and funk, 297 North St., Pittsfield.
Will Sellenraad is visiting The Barn at the Egremont Village Inn. According to The Barn, "Known for his brilliant improvisations and his compelling, melodic compositions, this New York City native melds the various styles, phrasings and concepts of the jazz idiom with the raw elements of soul, rock and funk, to create a singular sound that is nothing short of inspiring." Will Sellenraad, Lorin Cohen and Jeremy Carlstedt Jazz Trio perform at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20.
Saturday night is Swing Night at Dewey Hall, with a performance by Chops, Sauerkraut, and Krewtons, featuring Chops Laconte, Seth Travins and Jim Krewson. The lesson begins at 7:30 with Harry Pisila, and Chops, Sauerkraut, and Krewtons will get started with their blend of honky tonk and rock at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20-$15.
Blackwater returns to Tavern at the A, 303 Crane Ave., Pittsfield. Enjoy this local band delivering southern rock, pop, country funk and more, beginning at 9:30 p.m. There is a $5 cover.
Head to Lenox for a show at the Firefly Gastropub, featuring guitarist, composer and producer John Cab n. The show begins at 8 p.m., 71 Church St., Lenox.
Sixteen-time Grammy winner B la Fleck and singer-songwriter Abigail Washburn perform at Mahaiwe, 7 p.m. Winners of the 2016 Grammy for Best Folk album, their show is sure to be a good time. Tickets are $80-$30, available at mahaiwe.org. This will be a popular event, so get your tickets now.
Head out early Sunday for a mid-afternoon date at the Clark and enjoy a traditional English tea and some live music among the paintings. The Four Nations Ensemble, led by Andrew Appel and featuring Pascale Beaudin, Kathie Stewart, Olivier Brault, Adriane Post, Kyle Miller, Jaap TerLinden and Loretta O'Sullivan, presents music based on the paintings of Thomas Gainsborough, 3 p.m. Tickets for the concert are $35 and tickets to the tea are $20, available at clarkart.edu.
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