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July 2024

Sea Shanties with Alex Harvey and ShinBone Alley

Jul 24 Wed @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$15 – $20

Alex Harvey is an old world folklorist who performs street ballads and songs of the sea in a project he calls ShinBone Alley. At his performances listeners learn to celebrate the haunting intercultural exchange of 18th and 19th century maritime music - whose ingredients travelled from the furthest corners of the globe to be remade and stitched anew by sailors of every shade and shape at port and at sea. By teaching the audience to join in on most of…

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Poor Herman – July 26

Jul 26 Fri @ 7:30 pm - 8:50 pm
Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $45

 July 26 -- August3 Herman Melville’s great-great-great granddaughter, Austin playwright Elizabeth Doss, uses the author as a subject to speculate on the line between utter genius and epic failure in us all. Poor Herman unearths the life of Herman Melville, who arguably wrote America’s best and worst novels back-to-back in 1850 and 1851.  The production considers what compelled Melville, struggling to salvage his declining reputation while trying to feed a growing family, to write a virtually unreadable book, Pierre or the Ambiguities, in the…

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Poor Herman – July 27

Jul 27 Sat @ 7:30 pm - 8:50 pm
Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $45

July 26 -- August3 Herman Melville’s great-great-great granddaughter, Austin playwright Elizabeth Doss, uses the author as a subject to speculate on the line between utter genius and epic failure in us all. Poor Herman unearths the life of Herman Melville, who arguably wrote America’s best and worst novels back-to-back in 1850 and 1851.  The production considers what compelled Melville, struggling to salvage his declining reputation while trying to feed a growing family, to write a virtually unreadable book, Pierre or the Ambiguities, in the…

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Poor Herman – July 28

Jul 28 Sun @ 7:30 pm - 8:50 pm
Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $45

July 26 -- August 3 Herman Melville’s great-great-great granddaughter, Austin playwright Elizabeth Doss, uses the author as a subject to speculate on the line between utter genius and epic failure in us all. Poor Herman unearths the life of Herman Melville, who arguably wrote America’s best and worst novels back-to-back in 1850 and 1851.  The production considers what compelled Melville, struggling to salvage his declining reputation while trying to feed a growing family, to write a virtually unreadable book, Pierre or the Ambiguities, in…

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Poor Herman – July 31

Jul 31 Wed @ 7:30 pm - 8:50 pm
Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $45

July 26 -- August 3 Herman Melville’s great-great-great granddaughter, Austin playwright Elizabeth Doss, uses the author as a subject to speculate on the line between utter genius and epic failure in us all. Poor Herman unearths the life of Herman Melville, who arguably wrote America’s best and worst novels back-to-back in 1850 and 1851.  The production considers what compelled Melville, struggling to salvage his declining reputation while trying to feed a growing family, to write a virtually unreadable book, Pierre or the Ambiguities, in…

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August 2024

Eighth Annual Moby-Dick Read-A-Thon

Aug 01 Thu @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$5

Eighth Annual Moby-Dick Read-A-Thon – August 1- 4 “Call me Ishmael” and sign up to read part of Melville’s masterpiece on the site where it was written. Come on your own or bring a group to read with us until we finish the book.   August 1 - 10 am-2 pm; all other days 10 am - 5 pm. Reserve your 15 minute space by using  the BOOK NOW button.  $5 recommended donation This event is sponsored by :

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Poor Herman – August 1

Aug 01 Thu @ 7:30 pm - 8:50 pm
Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $45

July 26 -- August 3 Herman Melville’s great-great-great granddaughter, Austin playwright Elizabeth Doss, uses the author as a subject to speculate on the line between utter genius and epic failure in us all. Poor Herman unearths the life of Herman Melville, who arguably wrote America’s best and worst novels back-to-back in 1850 and 1851.  The production considers what compelled Melville, struggling to salvage his declining reputation while trying to feed a growing family, to write a virtually unreadable book, Pierre or the Ambiguities, in…

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Poor Herman – August 2

Aug 02 Fri @ 7:30 pm - 8:50 pm
Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $45

July 26 -- August 3 Herman Melville’s great-great-great granddaughter, Austin playwright Elizabeth Doss, uses the author as a subject to speculate on the line between utter genius and epic failure in us all. Poor Herman unearths the life of Herman Melville, who arguably wrote America’s best and worst novels back-to-back in 1850 and 1851.  The production considers what compelled Melville, struggling to salvage his declining reputation while trying to feed a growing family, to write a virtually unreadable book, Pierre or the Ambiguities, in…

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Poor Herman – August 3

Aug 03 Sat @ 7:30 pm - 8:50 pm
Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $45

July 26 -- August 3 Herman Melville’s great-great-great granddaughter, Austin playwright Elizabeth Doss, uses the author as a subject to speculate on the line between utter genius and epic failure in us all. Poor Herman unearths the life of Herman Melville, who arguably wrote America’s best and worst novels back-to-back in 1850 and 1851.  The production considers what compelled Melville, struggling to salvage his declining reputation while trying to feed a growing family, to write a virtually unreadable book, Pierre or the Ambiguities, in…

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