Panna cotta, a creamy traditional Italian dessert, sounds fancy and with that, probably complicated to make. Au contraire, says Mado Patisserie owner Madeline Delosh. It’s simple, and what makes it even better is that you can flavor it any way you like. Here, she replaces some of the cream with buttermilk to add a tart brightness.
FarmOn Foundation held another successful fundraiser on Sunday, March 1 in Rhinebeck. The evening began with a reception for photographer Francesco Mastalia at bluecashew Kitchen Pharmacy, then moved across the street to Terrapin Restaurant, where guests enjoyed cocktails and a sit-down meal prepared by the region’s best chefs.
See that house above? Just about anybody ought to be happy living in that piece of paradise, but your visiting company might be ecstatic because, lucky them, it’s a guest house. That’s the defining feature of the properties in this week’s listings.: guest quarters that are private, beautifully appointed, and separate from your own.
On Friday, March 6, the Williams College Museum of Art will open “Warhol by the Book,” featuring more than 400 of Andy’s objects including a satirical cookbook, a popup book complete with sound recordings, holograms and a do-it-yourself nose job, and other unique and unpublished materials.
Our fitness expert, Paula Boyajian, is on top of the trends, and Functional Fitness is one she explores this week. It’s a discipline that trains muscles we use in everyday activities, and she’s found a class in Pittsfield that’s perfect for anyone who thinks she can’t stick with a workout plan.
A new author in our midst, he tells us how his novel, Dead Boys, went from a vision in his head through the long writing process, finding an agent, dealing with rejections and finally signing on with a publisher. Now he’ll be signing his book when it hits the bookstores next week.
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March 6, Williamstown Williams College Museum of Art Opening celebration for Warhol by the Book, the first US exhibition to focus on Warhol’s book work, featuring more than 400 objects including unique and unpublished materials and highlights WCMA’s important holdings. 6 p.m.
March 6—8, North Adams MASS MoCA Choreographer Lucinda Childs’s 1983 seminal work, Available Light, is reworked by its original creative team, including composer John Adams and set designer Frank Gehry.
March 7, Ghent Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School The Community Wellness Expo promotes alternative wellness remedies and activities. This hands-on event will cover spatial dynamics, acupuncture, stress management, body work, cooking, nutrition & more. 12-4 p.m.
March 7, Williamstown Clark Art Institute Dinner and the Show: a private gallery tour of Machine Age Modernism with exhibition curator Jay A. Clarke; a prix-fixe dinner in Café 7 created by Executive Chef Dan Hardy; and extended shopping hours in the Museum store. 6-9 p.m.
March 7, Pittsfield Dottie’s Coffee Lounge Local author Gabriel Squailia (a.k.a. DJ BFG) celebrates the release of his underworld adventure novel, Dead Boys, with a staged reading, book signing and dance party. 8 p.m.
March 7, Hudson Helsinki Hudson Grammy Award-nominated Brazilian Girls play a sophisticated and catchy fusion of electronic dance music and world-beat styles that have established them as New York’s premier international party band. 9 p.m.
March 10, Hyde Park Culinary Institute of America Oblong Books & Music presents New York Times bestselling author and undisputed master of narrative nonfiction Erik Larson for the launch of his new book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania. 7 p.m.
March 10, Williamstown Williams College WORDLESS!, a new and stimulating hybrid of slides, talk and musical performance with author and artist Art Spiegelman and jazz musician and composer Phillip Johnston. 7:30 p.m.
March 12, Rhinecliff Morton Memorial Library Oblong Books & Music presents Richard Price in conversation with WAMC’s Joe Donahue, discussing his new novel, The Whites. Price is the author of 8 novels and an Edgar Award winner for his writing on the HBO series The Wire. 7 p.m.
March 13, Pittsfield Berkshire Museum The Berkshire Awards honor Lila Berle, Churchill Cotton and Mary Rentz—three honorees who have made significant contributions to creating, keeping and promoting artistic, historical and natural heritage in the Berkshires. 5:30 p.m.
March 13—15, Kent Kent Shop Hop Merchants put a twist on shopping by featuring fantastic sales, special events and fun promotions. Go from shop to shop and enter to win one of three gift baskets valued at over $150 each. See website for list of participating stores.
March 14, Stockbridge Unicorn Theatre The Cowgirl’s Call: Writing and Riding, a multimedia Western experience with Amy Hale-Auker that includes storytelling, readings and cowgirl slam poetry, interwoven with film, photography and music. 7 p.m.
March 14, Red Hook Old Lyceum Theater Help the Red Hook Library celebrate being named one of the “Best Small Libraries in America” with a dance party, refreshments, magic, line dancing and festive fun for the whole family. 7 p.m.
March 15, Great Barrington Mahaiwe Cirque Zíva is the new awe-inspiring cirque extravaganza from the internationally renowned touring troupe, the Golden Dragon Acrobats. 7 p.m.
March 15, Hudson Helsinki Hudson An Evening with Richard Dreyfuss, who will discuss his films and his work as an activist addressing the environment, substance abuse and education. The event is a benefit for Columbia Memorial Health. 8 p.m.
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