May
17
6:00 PM18:00

Becket Washington School Art Exhibition: Opening Night

GRADES K-5: STUDENT ARTWORK

GRADES K-5: STUDENT ARTWORK

Art Exhibition Opening: Washington-Becket School Exhibition

FREE

"There's quite a large group of us here who are so enthusiastic about art. So when you see these students developing their creativity and interests, it makes us feel so good. Supporting art and learning is part of our mission." - Sally Soluri.

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Jun
29
to Aug 17

Yoga with Stephanie Leeds

Yoga  with Stephanie Leeds

Yoga with Stephanie Leeds

Stephanie is a certified and registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance. She has been teaching yoga since 2009 in Syracuse, NY, and then in Otis after moving to Lenox in 2015. Stephanie earned her certification in the Berkshires, studying with Todd Norian, master yoga teacher and founder of Ashaya Yoga. She is currently finishing up her advanced teacher training with Todd. Stephanie also studied with Jennifer Reis at Kripalu in Stockbridge and is certified in Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra, a deep relaxation meditation style.

With warmth and humor, Stephanie offers a heart-centered, alignment-based yoga practice, focusing on breath, postures, and relaxation, suitable for all levels. Some prior experience in yoga is helpful.

Dates:
Saturday mornings:
June 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 17
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

What to bring:
Yoga sticky mat
Small blanket
2 yoga blocks (if you have them)
A small supply of blocks will be available, as will yoga straps.

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Aug
21
7:30 PM19:30

Marty Lasker Lecture 6

Feline Groovy  by David Rothstein

Feline Groovy by David Rothstein

Ephemeral Art: Creating Impermanent Art

Artist: Dave Rothstein

Summary: Dive into the driving force behind creating art from materials that degrade quickly and vanish.  Dave's works with snow, ice, sand and food leave a lasting impression. However, they do not stick around long.

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Aug
17
5:00 PM17:00

Families Dance Together

Families Dance Together  at Jacob's Pillow

Families Dance Together at Jacob's Pillow

This intergenerational class brings adults and children together to discover the joy of movement and dance.  Led by Pillow Artist-Educator Jeff Bliss in the Bakalar Studio at Jacob’s Pillow Dance, this one-hour class is a unique opportunity for families to create simple dances inspired by images and music.  

Meet at the Tea Garden at 4:45pm to sign in.  Weather permitting, attend the free Inside/Out outdoor performance at 6:15pm.  

Children ages 5-18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

Yoga with Rima Sala

Yoga  with Rima Sala

Yoga with Rima Sala

Rima Sala has been teaching yoga since 2000. She received her Certified Yoga Teacher training in Chicago where she studied with teachers primarily in the Vinyasa style of yoga.

Rima has been a summer visitor in the Berkshires for most of her life, and moved here full time in 2008. She initiated the yoga program at the Becket Arts Center in 2011 and has taught each year since then. 

This is an all levels class focusing on mindful stretch and breath as well as strengthening and toning.  Some yoga experience is helpful.  

Participants may either register in advance or drop-in.

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Aug
10
5:00 PM17:00

Families Dance Together

Families Dance Together  at Jacob's Pillow

Families Dance Together at Jacob's Pillow

This intergenerational class brings adults and children together to discover the joy of movement and dance.  Led by Pillow Artist-Educator Jeff Bliss in the Bakalar Studio at Jacob’s Pillow Dance, this one-hour class is a unique opportunity for families to create simple dances inspired by images and music.  

Meet at the Tea Garden at 4:45pm to sign in.  Weather permitting, attend the free Inside/Out outdoor performance at 6:15pm.  

Children ages 5-18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Aug
4
9:00 AM09:00

Yoga with Rima Sala

Yoga  with Rima Sala

Yoga with Rima Sala

Rima Sala has been teaching yoga since 2000. She received her Certified Yoga Teacher training in Chicago where she studied with teachers primarily in the Vinyasa style of yoga.

Rima has been a summer visitor in the Berkshires for most of her life, and moved here full time in 2008. She initiated the yoga program at the Becket Arts Center in 2011 and has taught each year since then. 

This is an all levels class focusing on mindful stretch and breath as well as strengthening and toning.  Some yoga experience is helpful.  

Participants may either register in advance or drop-in.

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Aug
3
5:00 PM17:00

Families Dance Together

Families Dance Together  at Jacob's Pillow

Families Dance Together at Jacob's Pillow

This intergenerational class brings adults and children together to discover the joy of movement and dance.  Led by Pillow Artist-Educator Jeff Bliss in the Bakalar Studio at Jacob’s Pillow Dance, this one-hour class is a unique opportunity for families to create simple dances inspired by images and music.  

Meet at the Tea Garden at 4:45pm to sign in.  Weather permitting, attend the free Inside/Out outdoor performance at 6:15pm.  

Children ages 5-18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Jul
28
9:00 AM09:00

Yoga with Rima Sala

Yoga  with Rima Sala

Yoga with Rima Sala

Rima Sala has been teaching yoga since 2000. She received her Certified Yoga Teacher training in Chicago where she studied with teachers primarily in the Vinyasa style of yoga.

Rima has been a summer visitor in the Berkshires for most of her life, and moved here full time in 2008. She initiated the yoga program at the Becket Arts Center in 2011 and has taught each year since then. 

This is an all levels class focusing on mindful stretch and breath as well as strengthening and toning.  Some yoga experience is helpful.  

Participants may either register in advance or drop-in.

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Jul
27
5:00 PM17:00

Families Dance Together

Families Dance Together  at Jacob's Pillow

Families Dance Together at Jacob's Pillow

This intergenerational class brings adults and children together to discover the joy of movement and dance.  Led by Pillow Artist-Educator Jeff Bliss in the Bakalar Studio at Jacob’s Pillow Dance, this one-hour class is a unique opportunity for families to create simple dances inspired by images and music.  

Meet at the Tea Garden at 4:45pm to sign in.  Weather permitting, attend the free Inside/Out outdoor performance at 6:15pm.  

Children ages 5-18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Jul
25
2:00 PM14:00

Writing to Remember: Continued

Rabbi Jerry Goldman

Rabbi Jerry Goldman

Writing to Remember with Rabbi Jerry Goldman

This workshop offers a unique approach to autobiographical writing.  Participants write their memory, share it in confidence with the group, and liberate their memory.

There are three sessions and participants must attend all three sessions: July 11, 18, 25   2:00 - 4:00 PM
$40 / session

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Jul
21
9:00 AM09:00

Yoga with Rima Sala

Yoga  with Rima Sala

Yoga with Rima Sala

Rima Sala has been teaching yoga since 2000. She received her Certified Yoga Teacher training in Chicago where she studied with teachers primarily in the Vinyasa style of yoga.

Rima has been a summer visitor in the Berkshires for most of her life, and moved here full time in 2008. She initiated the yoga program at the Becket Arts Center in 2011 and has taught each year since then. 

This is an all levels class focusing on mindful stretch and breath as well as strengthening and toning.  Some yoga experience is helpful.  

Participants may either register in advance or drop-in.

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Jul
20
5:00 PM17:00

Families Dance Together

Families Dance Together  at Jacob's Pillow

Families Dance Together at Jacob's Pillow

This intergenerational class brings adults and children together to discover the joy of movement and dance.  Led by Pillow Artist-Educator Jeff Bliss in the Bakalar Studio at Jacob’s Pillow Dance, this one-hour class is a unique opportunity for families to create simple dances inspired by images and music.  

Meet at the Tea Garden at 4:45pm to sign in.  Weather permitting, attend the free Inside/Out outdoor performance at 6:15pm.  

Children ages 5-18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Jul
18
2:00 PM14:00

Writing to Remember: Continued

Rabbi Jerry Goldman

Rabbi Jerry Goldman

Writing to Remember with Rabbi Jerry Goldman

This workshop offers a unique approach to autobiographical writing.  Participants write their memory, share it in confidence with the group, and liberate their memory.

There are three sessions and participants must attend all three sessions: July 11, 18, 25   2:00 - 4:00 PM
$40 / session

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Jul
17
7:30 PM19:30

Marty Lasker Lecture 2

Artist: JB!! aka Dirty Moses

Artist: JB!! aka Dirty Moses

Hip Hop with JB!! aka Dirty Moses

Artist: JB!! aka Dirty Moses

Summary: JB!! Aka Dirty Moses is a veteran MC, writer, and performer hailing from Harlem, NY.  A natural showman, JB!! Is well known for his energy and charisma on stage, as well as his diverse arsenal of verbal weaponry.

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Jul
14
10:00 AM10:00

Hilltown Brouhaha

Hilltown Brouhaha

Hilltown Brouhaha

For the third year in a row (and its first at the Washington Town Park) the Hilltown Brouhaha rolls into town on Saturday, July 14. The day-long community gathering will feature music, vendors and artisans with one-of-a-kind creations, new “Treasure in the Trunk” items, the Becket Athenaeum’s annual book sale, great food, and much more. Plus, the fun continues in the evening at the Becket Firemen’s Pavilion with a family-friend event featuring food, Wandering Star Brewery’s beer, and local country rock band Whiskey City. 

For more information or to register as a vendor, visit BCWP Facebook

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Jul
14
9:00 AM09:00

Yoga with Rima Sala

Yoga  with Rima Sala

Yoga with Rima Sala

Rima Sala has been teaching yoga since 2000. She received her Certified Yoga Teacher training in Chicago where she studied with teachers primarily in the Vinyasa style of yoga.

Rima has been a summer visitor in the Berkshires for most of her life, and moved here full time in 2008. She initiated the yoga program at the Becket Arts Center in 2011 and has taught each year since then. 

This is an all levels class focusing on mindful stretch and breath as well as strengthening and toning.  Some yoga experience is helpful.  

Participants may either register in advance or drop-in.

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Jul
13
5:00 PM17:00

Families Dance Together

Families Dance Together  at Jacob's Pillow

Families Dance Together at Jacob's Pillow

This intergenerational class brings adults and children together to discover the joy of movement and dance.  Led by Pillow Artist-Educator Jeff Bliss in the Bakalar Studio at Jacob’s Pillow Dance, this one-hour class is a unique opportunity for families to create simple dances inspired by images and music.  

Meet at the Tea Garden at 4:45pm to sign in.  Weather permitting, attend the free Inside/Out outdoor performance at 6:15pm.  

Children ages 5-18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Jul
11
2:00 PM14:00

Writing to Remember

Rabbi Jerry Goldman

Rabbi Jerry Goldman

Writing to Remember with Rabbi Gerry Goldman

Rabbi Goldman's workshop has been cancelled - our apologies for this disappointing news!

This workshop offers a unique approach to autobiographical writing.  Participants write their memory, share it in confidence with the group, and liberate their memory.

There are three sessions and participants must attend all three sessions: July 11, 18, 25   2:00 - 4:00 PM
$40 / session

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