Third Annual Du Bois Legacy Festival to Feature Renowned Artists and Scholars 

The Town of Great Barrington, together with community partners, welcomes nationally-renowned artists and scholars to the Berkshires for the 3rd Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Festival this February.  Great Barrington, Mass. (Feb. 14, 2020)–The Town of Great Barrington W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Committee has announced another stellar lineup of events for the 3rd Annual Du…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces 2020 Dance Festival Line-up

January 15, 2020—Jacob’s Pillow announces the full season lineup for Festival 2020 featuring world premieres, new commissions, anniversary celebrations, Pillow-exclusive engagements, U.S. debuts, and work developed at the Pillow Lab. Founded by American modern dance pioneer Ted Shawn in 1933 and entering its 88th consecutive summer in 2020, Jacob’s Pillow is home to the longest-running dance festival in the…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces Winter/Spring 2020 Events

December 18, 2019 (Becket, MA)—Jacob’s Pillow announces public events held January through May in its Winter/Spring season, featuring co-presentations with local cultural partners; Pillow Parties; workshops and classes; Pillow Pop-Ups; and more. Events take place January through May on the Pillow’s 220-acre campus in Becket, MA and across Berkshire County. As the Pillow continues to…

Urban Bush Women Bring “Walking with ‘Trane” to Jacob’s Pillow

August 7, 2019 – (Becket, MA) Jacob’s Pillow presents Urban Bush Women in Walking with ‘Trane, August 21-25 in the Doris Duke Theatre. In this evening-length work, Urban Bush Women draw inspiration from the musical life and spiritual journey of legendary composer and saxophonist John Coltrane. Walking with ‘Trane highlights the company’s ability to weave…

Jacob’s Pillow Presents World Premiere of Gallim’s “True, Very” August 7-11

July 22, 2019 — (Becket, MA) Gallim makes its Ted Shawn Theatre debut with a Pillow co-commissioned world premiere, August 7-11. Under the direction of perpetually groundbreaking artist Andrea Miller, Brooklyn-based Gallim embodies human connection through bold, raw, transformative works. As New York Magazine attests, “her viscerally physical movement wrings every inch of life from…