Apr
26
Fri
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews

Hear the stories behind what awaits us on stage this summer at some of the Berkshires’ premiere venues, as well as some award-winning “outliers.” Each week we’ll hear from the movers and shakers at Jacob’s Pillow, the Berkshire Opera, the Berkshire Theatre Group, Barrington Stage, and more, as well as our annual Critics Roundtable.

$15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

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OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know

The third in a series of OLLI courses focusing on our complex healthcare systems and institutions, this course will once again endeavor to highlight and take an in-depth view of selected healthcare subjects in the news and confounding all of us as we work to navigate the maze of our health “system.”

$15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

 

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OLLI: Objects and Their Stories
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories

Inspired by the Berkshire Museum’s popular rotating exhibition, “Objects and Their Stories,” join the museum’s Chief Experience Officer and guest staff for an in-depth exploration into the Berkshire Museum’s collection. Each session will feature multiple objects and the details pertaining to their geographic, spacial and iconographic relationships.

$15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

 

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Apr
27
Sat
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Ben Liptzin
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Ben Liptzin

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents a series of talks with Berkshire-based cultural leaders and influencers.

Dr. Ben Liptzin: Successful Aging

Dr. Ben Liptzin is Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus at Tufts University School of Medicine.  For 25 years he was Chair of Psychiatry at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA.  Prior to that he was Director of Geriatric Psychiatry at McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA and Director of the Geriatric Education Center at Harvard Medical School.  He received the Jack Weinberg Award in Geriatric Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association and the Distinguished Faculty Award from Tufts.  He has published more than 100 journal articles and book chapters.

Dr. Liptzin is a graduate of Yale College and the University of Rochester, School of Medicine. He has served on the Board of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, the Alzheimer’s Association of Massachusetts, and the Springfield Symphony.  He currently serves on the Board of the Aston Magna Foundation and the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center and is Chair of the Development Committee for Berkshire OLLI.

$15 general admission; Berkshire Museum and OLLI members $10.

Ted Rosenthal Trio: Jazz Meets the Classics
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Ted Rosenthal Trio: Jazz Meets the Classics

Join Berkshires Jazz for a creative and insightful program that illustrates how many classical themes have been incorporated into popular music and jazz. Their trio performance will include joint numbers with the Elayne P. Bernstein Octet, part of the Kids 4 Harmony after-school music program operated by Berkshire Children and Families.

Ted Rosenthal is an iconic jazz pianist, and has performed worldwide, both as a leader and as a sideman with many jazz greats, including Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, Bob Brookmeyer, and Jon Faddis. He has released 15 CDs as a leader or sideman, including new treatments and “derangements” of great American standards, jazz tunes and classical themes, as well as his original compositions. He is equally at home in classical music and jazz, although he is far better-known for is innovative approach to jazz.

Presented in conjunction with ArtWeek, a 10-day celebration of Massachusetts’ rich cultural offerings.

$25 advance tickets, $30 at the door. Members $20 advance, $25 door. 

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May
3
Fri
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
May 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews

Hear the stories behind what awaits us on stage this summer at some of the Berkshires’ premiere venues, as well as some award-winning “outliers.” Each week we’ll hear from the movers and shakers at Jacob’s Pillow, the Berkshire Opera, the Berkshire Theatre Group, Barrington Stage, and more, as well as our annual Critics Roundtable.

$15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

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OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know

The third in a series of OLLI courses focusing on our complex healthcare systems and institutions, this course will once again endeavor to highlight and take an in-depth view of selected healthcare subjects in the news and confounding all of us as we work to navigate the maze of our health “system.”

$15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

 

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OLLI: Objects and Their Stories
May 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
OLLI: Objects and Their Stories

Inspired by the Berkshire Museum’s popular rotating exhibition, “Objects and Their Stories,” join the museum’s Chief Experience Officer and guest staff for an in-depth exploration into the Berkshire Museum’s collection. Each session will feature multiple objects and the details pertaining to their geographic, spacial and iconographic relationships.

$15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

 

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May
10
Fri
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews
May 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
OLLI: Berkshire Performing Arts Previews

Hear the stories behind what awaits us on stage this summer at some of the Berkshires’ premiere venues, as well as some award-winning “outliers.” Each week we’ll hear from the movers and shakers at Jacob’s Pillow, the Berkshire Opera, the Berkshire Theatre Group, Barrington Stage, and more, as well as our annual Critics Roundtable.

$15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

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OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
OLLI: Our Ever-changing and Complex Healthcare System: What You Need to Know

The third in a series of OLLI courses focusing on our complex healthcare systems and institutions, this course will once again endeavor to highlight and take an in-depth view of selected healthcare subjects in the news and confounding all of us as we work to navigate the maze of our health “system.”

$15; OLLI and Museum members $10/session; pre-registration not required; drop-ins welcome.

 

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