BTG Announces 'The Berkshire Club Kid' Collaboration
IS183, Art School of the Berkshires; Only In My Dreams Events; Berkshire Theatre Group; Norman Rockwell Museum; and Stonover Farm are proud to announce a unique collaboration and celebration of creativity this summer.
Introducing "The Berkshire Club Kid" revolution! Party lovers who attend IS183's gala dance party (5/20), Only In My Dreams Events and Berkshire Theatre Group's dance party and cabaret (6/3), and Norman Rockwell Museum's Studio 54 after-party (6/10), will get a free pass to the wrap party at summer's end: a benefit for MASSCreative at Stonover Farm (8/31). Join the revolution!
Matt Wilson, Executive Director of MASSCreative, says, "The Berkshires are the epicenter for arts and culture in the Commonwealth. It's an honor to partner with these top notch cultural institutions to help build a powerful advocacy voice for the arts from Boston to Pittsfield."
Dance Party #1
IS183 Art School's
Saturday, May 20 at 6pm
at The Stationery Factory, Dalton
Known for being the most imaginative party of the season, this year IS183's gala event, The Factory, mash-up mixes the foiled flair of Warhol's pop art, Lucille Ball on the assembly line, Factory Records punk rock mohawks, spikes, and leather along with the everlasting Charlie's Chocolate Factory to create a truly one-of-a-kind evening. Dinner by Peter Platt of Old Inn on the Green, music by J-Wolf, and projections by Joe Wheaton. Dinner at 6pm Dance Party begins at 8:30pm. is183.org for details and tickets.
Dance Party #2
Co-production between Only In My Dreams Events and
Berkshire Theatre Group
Berkshire Dance Party and Cabaret
Saturday, June 3 at 7pm
at The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield
Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month at BTG's Second Annual Berkshire Dance Party and Cabaret. Walk the Pink Carpet, then break in your dancing shoes with DJ BFG for an unforgettable evening. Featuring local performance artists and talent. There will entertainment on every stage...a party for all that celebrates diversity! This event is a fundraiser for Berkshire Theatre Group. Call 413.997.4444 or visit www.berkshiretheatregroup.org for tickets.
Dance Party #3
Norman Rockwell Museum's
2017 Legends Gala / Studio 54 After-Party
Saturday, June 10. 6pm Gala, 8pm dance party
at NRM, Stockbridge
In celebration of its summer/fall exhibition Inventing America: Rockwell & Warhol, Norman Rockwell Museum will present a Studio 54 after-party from 8pm to midnightfollowing its 2017 Legends Gala. The party pays tribute to artists Norman Rockwell and Andy Warhol and their impact on the 20th Century. Meet Norman Rockwell's grandson Geoffrey Rockwell and Andy Warhol's nephew/illustrator James Warhola, whose work also will be on view. Stick around for more than 15 minutes of fame, with music provided by Brooklyn DJ Natasha Diggs. For more information, visit www.nrm.org/event/legends-gala
2017 Summer Wrap Party
Berkshire Club Kid Revolution Karaoke Lounge Evening
Thursday, August 31 at 7pm
at Stonover Farm Barn, Lenox
IS183, NRM, Only In My Dreams Events, and BTG want to thank our Berkshire Club Kid's by hosting them at a VIP wrap party at Stonover Farm Barn, featuring Karaoke Jockey KJ Spizz along with karaoke impresarios Ken de Loreto, Michael Allen Lowe, and Pops Peterson! If you missed a dance party, not to worry; all others are welcome to join the fun! If you are not a Berkshire Club Kid member, tickets to this event are $35 per patron. All proceeds to be donated to Mass Creative.
WHY MASS CREATIVE?
Here in Massachusetts, creativity is everywhere. From Pittsfield to Provincetown, it is more than something to see, listen to, enjoy, wonder at and remember. It is a way forward. Creativity in its many forms has unlimited potential to build strong, connected communities and a better quality of life for all of us.
MASSCreative is the Commonwealth's advocacy group for the arts, cultural and creative community. We fight for a more vibrant, healthy, and equitable Massachusetts working with arts leaders, supporters, and partners to advocate for the resources and support necessary for the sector to thrive.