SCOTT EYERLY'S VIRTUAL MET OPERA LECTURE
|THURSDAY - OCTOBER 21, 2021|
Great Barrington, 5:30 p.m.
Scott Eyerly will offer a free opera talk via Zoom the Thursday prior to the Metropolitan Opera’s broadcast the following weekend. Use the following link at the date and time of the lecture to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88641101777 Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly’s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School’s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike.
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MAKER DAY AT THE BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM
|SATURDAY - OCTOBER 23, 2021|
Monterey, 4 pm
As the 2021 season winds down, the Bidwell House Museum invites you to Maker Day, outdoors on the grounds of the Museum on October 23. Originally scheduled for July, but postponed due to bad weather, the Museum is excited to welcome visitors to the property for a free afternoon event with Craftspeople, Music and Fall themed refreshments.
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JULIAN AGUON AT THE 41ST ANNUAL E.F. SCHUMACHER LECTURES
|SUNDAY - OCTOBER 24, 2021|
Windsor, 3 p.m.
On Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 3 PM EDT, Julian Aguon will deliver the 41st Annual E. F. Schumacher Lecture, titled “Felled by Beauty: Guam and the End of American Empire.” Aguon will be introduced by renowned author Naomi Klein, and, following his lecture, will be joined by respondent Lisa Linda Natividad and host Jodie Evans for a question and answer period. Aguon is an activist lawyer and writer from Guam and the author of the acclaimed new book, The Properties of Perpetual Light. He is the visionary behind Blue Ocean Law, a progressive firm that works at the intersection of Indigenous rights and environmental justice. He serves on the Council of Progressive International—a global collective that launched in May 2020 to mobilize progressive forces around the world behind a shared vision of social justice. The virtual lecture and Q&A will be free to all registered in advance. To learn more and register, visit https://centerforneweconomics.org/events/41st-annual-e-f-schumacher-lectures/. About the Schumacher Center for a New Economics Founded in 1980 the Schumacher Center for a New Economics works to envision the elements of a just and regenerative global economy; undertakes to apply these elements in its home region of the Berkshires in western Massachusetts; and then develops the educational programs to share the results more broadly, thus encouraging replication. www.centerforneweconomics.org. About the Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures Established in 1981, the collected Schumacher Center Lectures capture some of the most visionary voices that speak to the urgent need to transform our economic, social, and cultural systems in ways that support both the planet and its citizens. The first Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures were delivered in 1981 by Wendell Berry, Wes Jackson, and Hazel Henderson.
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BERKSHIRE BACH @ NEW YEAR'S
|FRIDAY - DECEMBER 31, 2021|
Great Barrington, 6 p.m.
Berkshire Bach BACH presents a free online broadcast of the Jan. 1, 2020, performance at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. Features all six Brandenburg Concerti with Eugene Drucker, director. Link to the broadcast is here.
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