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  • CAROLINA MONNERAT, Dancer PHOTOGRAPHY BY JULIE MCCARTHY

    Berkshire Artzine

    THE ARTFUL MINDAPR I L 2010

  • Photography for Memorable Occasions by

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    Please call for an appointment 413. 298. 3370jwmcarth@bcn.net www.juliewmccarthy.com

    From the series Poem Without Words

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    Lakeside Birches 40 x 40 Oil

    STEPHENFILMUS413-528-1253

    www.stephenfilmus.com

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    SCHANTZ GALLERIESc o n t e m p o r a r y g l a s s

    3 Elm Street, Stockgridge, MA 01262413-298-3044 www.schantzgalleries.com

    PrestonSingletary

    Eagle Warrior19 x 14 x 14

    John Sideli

    Altered States1 April - 31 May 2010

    Artist Reception: Saturday, April 10 4 - 6pm

    PARK ROW GALLERY2 Park Row, Chatham, New York 12037

    518-392-4800www.parkrowgallery.com

    Powerball, 21 x 16 x 4

  • MUSEUMS &GALLERIES

    ALBANY INTERNATIONALAIRPORTAlbany International Gallery, 3rd fl,7am-11pm daily Material Witness, thruJune 20.

    BERKSHIREART GALLERY80 Railroad St, Gt Barrington, MA 528-2690www.berkshireartgallery.com19th and early 20th CenturyAmerican &European art and sculpture, contempo-rary artists

    BERKSHIREART KITCHENCREATIVITY / CONNECTION / CHANGE400 Main St, Gt Barrington, MA 413-717-0031www.berkshireartkitchen.comMon - Fri, 3:30-5:30, Sat 12-5, & byappt.Exhibition of mail art by Karen ArpSandel and Suzi Banks Baum, Mar -April.

    BERKSHIRE GOLDANDSILVERSMITHTHE GALLERY152 Main St, Gt Barrington, MA 528-5227Beverly Bourassa, watercolorist

    CARRIE HADDAD GALLERY622 Warren St, Hudson, NY 518-828-1915Painted Cities, group show, Mar 4 - April 11.

    CARRIE HADDAD PHOTOGRAPHS318 Warren St, Hudson, NY 518-828-7655IdaWeygandt & Eliot Kaufman, Mar 1April 18. Polaroids: Worksby William Wegman, Mark Beard, John Dugdale, Melinda Mc-Daniel and Tanya Marcuse. April 22 - May 30. Opening receptionApril 24, 6 - 8pm.

    CHURCH STREET ART GALLERY34 Church St, Lenox, MA 637-9600Significant folk art pieces. Also works by David Eddy,Paul Graubard, Paul Jarvis and Larry Zingale.(Fri-Mon, 11am-4:30pm or by appointment)

    CRIMI STUDIOLocated 2 miles from theAncram/Hudson exit of the Taconic StateParkway. Viewing by appointment518-851-7904Paintings of rich color and form. Crimi studio in idyllic setting.

    DONMULLER GALLERY40 Main St, Northampton, MA 586-1119Beautiful American crafts, jewelry and glass, more

    FRONT STREET GALLERYFront St, Housatonic, MA 413-274-6607www.kateknappartist.com

    FULTON STREET GALLERY408 Fulton St, Troy, NY 518-274-8464Call for Entries: 32nd Photo Regional, Mar 26-May 22; Juror:Carrie Haddad; 150 mile radius of the capital region; up to 5 slidesubmissions. Details: photoregional@gmail.com

    GLORIAMALCOLMARNOLD FINEARTUpstairs at 69 Church St, Lenox, MA 637-2400Realistic art that never goes out of style, artwork that evokes themood and memories of yesterday. Rotating exhibitions of scratch-board by Lois I. Ryder and oils and watercolors by Gloria MalcolmArnold. Open year round.

    HOFFMAN POTTERY103 Rte 41, W. Stockbridge, MA 232-4646www.EHoffmanPottery.comPottery by by Elaine Hoffman, also Tom Lynns cast aluminum bluejays and ravens, Ted Kellers mosaic mirrors, and more.

    HUDSON VALLEYARTS CENTER337 Warren St, Hudson, NY 800-456-0507Regional and nationally-known artisans

    LAUREN CLARK FINEART GALLERY402 Park St, Housatonic, MA 274-1432www.LaurenClarkFineArt.comFine art and contemporary crafts and framing service.(Open Wed-Mon 11-5:30, Sun Noon-4, year-round)

    MARGUERITE BRIDE STUDIOwww.margebride.comCustom House and Business Portraits, Local Color, watercolorscenes of the Berkshires, New England and Tuscany. Original wa-tercolors and Fine Art Reproductions. Visit website for exhibitschedule

    OXBOWGALLERY275 Pleasant St, Northampton, MAHarriet Diamonds exhibit of sculpture and drawing The Pit, opensApril 1, reception April 9, 5-8pm. Concurrently, Gary Niswongerwill show paintings in the backroom, closing April 28, 2-5pm

    PARK ROWGALLERY2 Park Row, Chatham, NY 518-392-4800John Sideli, Altered States. April 1 - May 31. Reception for artistApril 10, 4 -6pm

    PASKO FRAME & GIFT CENTER243 North St., Pittsfield, MAVariety of artists on display; also framing service

    SCHANTZ GALLERIES3 Elm St, Stockbridge, MA 413-298-3044Over 30 years of providing representation to internationally recog-nized artists to exhibit their work and share it with the world. (Open11-5 daily.)

    THE LENOX GALLERYOF FINEART69 Church St, Lenox, MA 413-637-2276Featuring artists such as Stephen Filmus along with many othersincluding Paula Stern, Sculpture

    WILLIAM BACZEK FINEARTS36 Main St, Northampton, MAwmbacsek@wbfinearts.comRobert Sweeney, solo exhibition, Mar 17 thru April 17.

    MUSIC, THEATRE AND DANCECOLUMBIA FESTIVALORCHESTRASt. James Church, Chatham, NYIntimate Voices, a new string quartet. Fri April 23, 6:30-8pm.Haydn, Op. 76 No. 1 in G Major, Dvorak, Op. 96 in F Major(American), Vivaldi, Op. 8 No. 2, SUmmer in G Major, Allegro

    CLOSE ENCOUNTERSWITHMUSICThe Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 413-528-0100 / 800-843-0778/ www.cewm.orgChopin and His Circle, Sat, Apr 24, 6pm;Prague Spring - Czech Idyll, Sat, June 5, 6@ 6pm

    CRESCENDOwww.worldclassmusic.org . emailsales@crescendoberkshires .org or call860-435-4866The concerts will be held at the First Con-gregational Church, 251 Main St., GreatBarrington, at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 17and at Trinity Church, 484 Lime Rock Rd.,Lakeville, at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 18. Atalk about Latin American music will beheld 30 minutes before each concert byJuliet Mattila. Tickets are $25, $10 forchildren under 18. (A group rate is avail-able for the Great Barrington concert.)

    THE EGGAlbany, NYJohn Pinette, comedian, April 17

    THEMUSEUMATBETHELWOODSBethel, Rte 17, Exit 104, NY bethel-woodscenter.orgThe Story of the 60s andWoodstock. Mu-seum located at the site of the 1969Wood-stock Festival.

    WORKSHOPS & LECTURESINKBERRYAND PAPYRI BOOKS45 Eagle St, North Adams, MA 413-664-0775Wordplay, a monthly reading series

    is183ART SCHOOL OF THE BERKSHIRESStockbridge MA 413-298-5252 / www.is183.orgAweekend workshop Exploring theWorld of Colored Clay, withinstructor Naomi Lindenfeld, will be held on Saturday and Sunday,April 17 and 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    A weekend workshop Venetian Lampwork Beads, with in-structor Stephanie Maddalena, will be held on Saturday and Sun-day, May 1 and 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. One of many fineworkshops this upcoming season.

    KATE KNAPP FRONT STREET GALLERYHousatonic, MA (next to the Corner Market) 274-6607 www.kateknappartist.comThroughApril Portraits All the people I loved to paint 40 ormore paintings ,oils and watercolors, of men women and childrenfriends, family and members of the community, come see whoshere! through April; also ongoing painting classes Mon, Wed &Thurs 9:30am (gallery hrs: Sat & Sun 12-5, and by appt.)

    SABINE VOLLMER VON FALKEN PHOTOGRAPHYWORKSHOPThe Norman Rockwell Museum, Rte. 183, Stockbridge, MAApril 17 at 10 am:Workshop to help amateurs navigate their digitalcamera to achieve better results. A talk called "Get More Out ofYour Digital Camera". A clinic will follow until 1 pm.

    SPECIAL EVENTS

    THE RED LION INNStockbridge, MA 413-298-5545Culinary arts program dinner, April 12, 6pm. Celebrating the greatcity of New Orleans with a cajun-style family menu, live jazz musicand raffle drawing. Prepared by students from the prominent Berk-shire Culinary Arts Program, under the fantastic direction of RedLion Inn Executive Chef Dan BrianAlberg, BRIXs Daire Rooney,and John Andrews Dan Smith.

    FILMIMAGES CINEMAWilliamstown, MA 413-458-1039 www.imagescinema.orgDocumentary film series, Garbage Docs, Apr 12 - 26, 7:30pm. NoImpact Man, Gargage Worrior, Marina of the Zabbaleen, discusshow garbage impacts the world around us.

    Deadline for calendar listings: April 15 for May

    SPRING / APRIL.2010. / CALENDAR

    JUSTIN KIM, ADAM & EVE (DETAIL)APRIL 29 - MAY 30

    AT THE OXBOW GALLERY 275 PLEASANT ST, NORTHAMPTON, MA WWW.OXBOWGALLERY.COM OPENING RECEPTION MAY 1, 1 -5PM THURSDAY - SUNDAY 12 - 6PM

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    Carolina MonneratDance

    Nanci Race10

    Planet WavesAstrology

    Eric Francis 12

    Greater Backfish RoundupBob Balogh 18

    Architecture & ArcadiaStephen Dietemann 19

    Altered States: An interview with John Sideli

    Terri E. Sisson 21

    PUBLISHER Harryet Candee COPY EDITOR Marguerite Bride

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    CONTRIBUTING WRITERS AND MONTHLY COLUMNISTSBob Balogh, Harryet Candee, Stephen Gerard Dietemann, Rae Eastman, Eric Francis, Nanci Race, Kimberly Rawson

    PHOTOGRAPHERSJulie McCarthy

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    The Artful Mind TAM into APRIL 2010

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    Carolina Monnerat, Dancer / Photographer Julie McCarthy

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    BEVERLY BOURASSAGALLERY AT THE BERKSHIREGOLD AND SILVERSMITH

    An exhibit of watercolors by Beverly Bourassa will be on ex-hibit at the Gallery at the Be