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TOWN PLAYERS AUDITIONS
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Auditions are being held for a Town Players of Pittsfield's staged reading of "Wedding Secrets II, Samantha's Turn" written and directed by Joe Starzyk at the Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave. Sides from the script will be provided. Needed for the cast are seven men and seven women ranging in age from 21 to 70. This staged reading will be performed on Sunday, Aug. 28, at the Whitney.

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MORNINGSIDE INITIATIVE NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH MEETING
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
The Morningside Initiative Neighborhood Watch invites residents and all community members to continue the discussion on making our Morningside neighborhood stronger at the Rice Silk Mill Apartments. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please RSVP to petewhite78@yahoo.com.

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SMILE FOR LIFE PAINT & SIP
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
Join us on 6/30 at Berkshire Paint & Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield for a fundraiser to benefit the Smile for Life Foundation.  You'll learn to paint this fun summer image of "Hanging Flip Flops".  All materials, light snack, and donation included for $35.  Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346
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'LIVING ON EARTH: THE WORK OF ROBERT HITE'
Pittsfield, 5-7:30 p.m.
"Living on Earth: The Work of Robert Hite," a solo show of sculpture and photography, is co-presented this summer in a special collaboration by the Berkshire Museum and Hancock Shaker Village. "Living on Earth opens" at Berkshire Museum on Thursday, June 30, with an artist’s talk and reception; it opened at Hancock Shaker Village on May 26 and the exhibition will be on view at both venues through Oct. 30. A pilot project, the Hite exhibit is the first in a planned series of shared exhibitions set to explore the indoor and outdoor settings of the two venues. "Living on Earth" is co-curated by Lesley Herzberg, Hancock Shaker Village curator, and Maria Mingalone, director of curatorial affairs and collections at the Berkshire Museum.

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DAVE YUBRUH COMEDY AND MUSIC
Pittsfield, 1 p.m.
The Berkshire Athenaeum will host “Comedy and Music” performed by Dave Yubruh. Yubruh (his last name rhymes with “rub ya”) has performed his jokes, stories and songs at comedy and variety shows throughout the Northeast, at clubs, theaters, restaurants, schools, arts centers, cafés, indoor conference rooms, and outdoor pavilions. No registration is required; children under 10 must be accompanied at all times by an adult over 18 years of age.

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BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY: 'AMERICAN SON'
Pittsfield, 8 p.m.
Winner of the Laurents/Hatcher Award for Best New Play of 2016, "American Son" stars Tamara Tunie, Michael Hayden, Luke Smith and Andre Ware. This new drama examines our nation's racial divide through the eyes of an estranged, interracial couple. Previews begin June 17, opens June 22, and runs through July 9. Schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday at 7, Thursday through Saturday at 8, Wednesday and Friday at 2, and Sunday at 5. No matinee on Friday, June 17, and no performance on Saturday, June 25. Tickets available at www.barringtonstageco.org, by calling 413-236-8888 or visiting the MainStage box office at 30 Union St., Pittsfield. Tickets range from $20 to $69. 

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JULY FIRST FRIDAYS ARTSWALK
Pittsfield, 5-8 p.m.
The July 1st First Fridays Artswalk will encompass more than 15 different art shows featuring work by more than two dozen accomplished regional artists in Pittsfield’s bustling Upstreet Cultural District, with venues as far south as the Whitney Center for the Arts and as far North as Berkshire Medical Center. There will be a free guided walking tour beginning at 5 pm on July 1st at the Intermodal Center at BRTA, 1 Columbus Ave.
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GALA AT SPRINGSIDE
Pittsfield, 7-10 p.m.
Pittsfield's lively schedule of Independence Day Weekend festivities will kick off this year with a magical evening of dining, entertainment and nostalgia on the lawn of the historic Elmhurst mansion at Springside Park. Set in tents amidst the softly lit trees and blooming Arboretum gardens, this elegant but affordable reception will feature a bountiful buffet of cuisines from local restaurants and a cash bar of fine wines and craft beer, while the acclaimed Rich Vinette Quartet delights with an evening of jazz standards. The historic Elmhurst mansion (aka Springside House) will be open for tours offering a rare glimpse into the past and future of this legendary building, slated to begin the first phases of restoration work this year. Tickets are available for $30.  Call Lisa at 413-499-7505 to reserve tickets.

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BERKSHIRE STONEWALL COMMUNITY MEETING
Pittsfield, 6-8 p.m.
The Berkshire Stonewall Community Coalition will hold a LGBTQ Community Meeting  at the Berkshire Museum. The event is free and open to the public. The meeting will feature a panel discussion with representatives of local LGBTQ community organizations and initiatives to discuss the effects of the events of the Orlando shooting on the LGBTQ community. Representatives from each of these organizations will speak about their organizations, and the impact they have on the community. Following the panel portion of the meeting, community members will be encouraged to participate in an open conversation to discuss their feelings regarding recent events, as well as the direction of the LGBTQ community, and will be invited to participate in developing and enacting a plan of action for the LGBTQ community of Berkshire County.

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RAINBOW SENIORS MEETING
Pittsfield, 2-4 p.m.
The Rainbow Seniors of Berkshire County will present a double bill in the downstairs auditorium of the Berkshire Athenaeum, Wendell Avenue. Tony Award winner William Finn ("Falsettos," "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"), who launched Barrington Stage’s Musical Theater Lab in the very room where the group will meet, will talk about his journey to and from Broadway. And then Rainbow Senior member Vic Ziter, a professional ballroom dance instructor, will demonstrate how to dance like the stars. For more information, call Ed at 413-441-6006 or by email at rainbowseniorsbc@gmail.com.

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YUDKIN LECTURE ON HAYDN
Pittsfield, 10:30 a.m.
Acclaimed music professor Jeremy Yudkin gives his annual OLLI lecture at Berkshire Community College on the topic of “Haydn Before Beethoven.” Explore the music of the young Beethoven and trace the hidden connections between his work and that of his illustrious forebears. Yudkin is professor of music at Boston University and visiting professor of music at Oxford University. He has also taught as visiting professor at Harvard University and professeur invité at the Ecole Normale Supérieure and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris, France. Admission is $10 for OLLI members and $15 for non-members, and tickets are available at the door or by calling 413-236-2190 to reserve. Admission is free to BCC staff and students and youth 17 and under. Forum credit is available for BCC students. The talk will take place in the K-111 lecture hall, located in the Koussevitsky Arts Center on Berkshire Community College’s main campus, located at 1350 West St.

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BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY: 'AMERICAN SON'
Pittsfield, 8 p.m.
Winner of the Laurents/Hatcher Award for Best New Play of 2016, "American Son" stars Tamara Tunie, Michael Hayden, Luke Smith and Andre Ware. This new drama examines our nation's racial divide through the eyes of an estranged, interracial couple. Previews begin June 17, opens June 22, and runs through July 9. Schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday at 7, Thursday through Saturday at 8, Wednesday and Friday at 2, and Sunday at 5. No matinee on Friday, June 17, and no performance on Saturday, June 25. Tickets available at www.barringtonstageco.org, by calling 413-236-8888 or visiting the MainStage box office at 30 Union St., Pittsfield. Tickets range from $20 to $69. 

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