VOLKSWAGEN PRESENTS: WARREN MILLER'S FACE OF WINTER (2018)
|SATURDAY - FEBRUARY 23, 2019|
Great Barrington, 7 p.m.
Warren Miller helped create and capture the magic of skiing, and Warren Miller’s Face of Winter, presented by Volkswagen, brings top athletes together to pay tribute to the man who started it all. Come along to far off regions, meet the locals, and carve turns down the faces of remote mountain ranges. For more information and to purchase tickets online click here. $15 General Admission $10 Mahaiwe Members/Ski Butternut & Catamount passholders
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'MORGAN O-YUKI: THE GEISHA OF THE GILDED AGE'
Lenox, 3:30 p.m.
Ventfort Hall will present the film made by Kevin Sprague, creative director and owner of Studio Two, followed by a Victorian tea. "Morgan O-Yuki: The Geisha of the Gilded Age" is based on a true story of a renowned Japanese Kyoto Geisha and her intriguing connection to Ventfort Hall’s history. Written by playwright Natsuko Ohama as an original piece expressly for the 2006 production and for the 2013 revival, the title role was originally performed by actress Ikuko Ikari, who had studied at the HB Studio and the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute. Tickets are $26 for advance reservations and $32 day of the event. Reservations are highly recommended as attendance is limited at 413-637-3206.
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Williamstown, 2:30 p.m.
The Clark Art Institute continues its film series "The View from Here" at Images Cinema with a broadcast of "Columbus" (2017, unrated). Robert Wiesenberger, associate curator of contemporary projects at the Clark, introduces the film. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased at the Images box office, located at 50 Spring Street, Williamstown. "Columbus," the acclaimed feature film debut from video essayist Kogonada, deftly intertwines a story of complicated family histories with an exploration of the emotional impact of physical spaces. Run time is 1 hour, 44 minutes.
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'A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS'
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Ron Ramsay & Samantha Talora return with the third installment of "A Night at the Oscars," stepping out with a treasure trove of Oscar-winning and nominated songs from movies, past and present, at the American Legion, Post 68. The pair will be joined by popular collaborators, Eileen Markland on violin & guitar and Michael Gillespie on woodwinds, percussion & more. Tickets are $20, which includes post-show sweets. Reservations can be made by calling 413-212-4459 or sending an email.
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FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL
|MONDAY - FEBRUARY 25, 2019|
Williamstown, 7 p.m.
The 2019 Williams College French Film Festival will take place at Images Cinema, 50 Spring St.. All screenings are free and open to the public. This year’s theme, “Transitions: Coming of Age in French and Francophone Adolescent Film” focuses on the child and adolescent French and Francophone film as a site of exploration, transformation, and transitions. Feb. 18 will feature "Maman(s) (Mother(s))" (2015) by Maïmouna Doucouré, in French and Wolof with English subtitles, and "Tomboy" (2011) by Céline Sciamma, in French with English subtitles. Feb. 25 will feature "Polina, danser sa vie (Polina)" (2015) by Angelin Preljocaj and Valérie Müller, in Russian and French with English subtitles.
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