Schedule

 

Lift Ev’ry Voice 2015

FESTIVAL PRESEASON


June 14, 3P
Noms de Guerre

Staged Reading and Talkback
at No. Six Depot Roastery, Cafe & Gallery, 6 Depot Street, West Stockbridge
presented by WAM Theatre
Noms de Guerre


June 18, time tba
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket  lev4

Private Film Screening and Talkback at location tba
presented by LEV, Mass Humanities, Berkshire Sheriff’s Office


FESTIVAL OPENING DAY

June 19, 7P
Festival Opening Reception  lev4

By invitation at MASS MoCA, 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams
presented by LEV, MASS MoCA

June 19, 8P
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket  lev4

Film Screening and Talkback
at MASS MoCA, 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams
presented by LEV, MASS MoCA, Mass Humanities, Multicultural Bridge
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

June 19, 9A
“What to the American Slave is Your Fourth of July?”  lev4

Telecast, PCTV/Pittsfield Community Television
presented by LEV, Pittsfield July 4th Parade Committee, Office of Representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier


June 20, Time tba

Grand Opening – Samuel Harrison House  lev4

By invitation only at Samuel Harrison House, 82 Third Street, Pittsfield


June 22, 7P

Prayer Vigil in honor of those slain in Charleston, S.C.  lev4

First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn Street, Pittsfield, MA
Sponsored by NAACP Berkshire Chapter, First United Methodist Church of Pittsfield, Lift Ev’ry Voice
Prayer Vigil in honor of those slain in Charleston


June 25, 8P

DownStreet Art Festival Kick-Off – Fantastic Negrito  lev4

Main Street @ Holden Street, North Adams
presented by LEV, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and Berkshire Cultural Resource Center
DownStreet Art Festival Kick-Off


July 2, 4P

African American History Tour  lev4

at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, 358 George Carter Rd, Becket
presented by LEV, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
African American History Tour at Jacob’s Pillow

July 2, 6:15P
Inside/Out – Williams College Dance Department  lev4

at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, 358 George Carter Rd, Becket
presented by LEV, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Williams College
Inside/Out – Williams College Dance Department

July 2, 8P
The Blues Project  lev4

at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, 358 George Carter Rd, Becket
presented by LEV, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
The Blues Project


July 3, 5P
Struttin’ with Some Barbecue, Free Jazz Concert and Barbecue  lev4

at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Estate and Gardens, 2 Plunkett St, Lenox
presented by LEV,The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Estate and Gardens
Struttin’ with Some Barbecue


July 4, 10A
Pittsfield July 4th Parade  lev4

North Street, Pittsfield, MA
presented by LEV, Pittsfield July 4th Parade Committee, Office of Representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Youth Alive Step Team and Drum Corps
Pittsfield July 4th Parade


July 10, 5-6P
Gateway To Freedom

at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA
In this Lift Ev’ry Voice event celebrating Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival’s notable past, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner discusses and signs his latest book, Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad.
PillowTalk – Gateway To Freedom


July 11, 7P
Hanif Abdurraqib-Willis

Poetry Performance
at Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield
presented by WordXWord Festival
Hanif Abdurraqib-Willis


July 12, 10A – 3P
LEV-Martin Luther King Day of Service & Youth Summit  lev4

North Adams tba
presented by LEV, Martin Luther King Day Committee, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
LEV-Martin Luther King Day of Service


July 13, 2P
Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad

at the The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Estate and Gardens, 2 Plunkett St, Lenox
Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad


July 14, 2P
Lift Ev’ry Voice Film Festival – Quilombo lev4

at the Berkshire Museum, 39 South St, Pittsfield
presented by LEV, Berkshire Museum, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at BCC
Lift Ev’ry Voice Film Festival – Quilombo


July 16, 6P
London’s National Theatre in HD: “Everyman”

at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington
London’s National Theatre in HD: “Everyman”


July 16, 6P
“What to the American Slave is Your Fourth of July?” A Community Reading lev4

3rd Thursday, North Street, Pittsfield, MA
presented by LEV, Pittsfield July 4th Parade Committee, Office of Representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Mass Humanities
“What to the American Slave is Your Fourth of July?” A Community Reading 


July 25, all day
The GATHER-IN lev4

at Pitt Park, 44 S John Street, Pittsfield
presented by LEV, Berkshire County NAACP Branch
The Gather-In


July 25, 7P
Olga Dunn Dance Company

at Great Barrington Train Station, 46 Castle, St., Great Barrington
Olga Dunn Dance Company


July 28, 2P
Lift Ev’ry Voice Film Festival – Xica da Silva  lev4

at the Berkshire Museum, 39 South St, Pittsfield
presented by LEV, Berkshire Museum, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at BCC
Lift Ev’ry Voice Film Festival – Xica da Silva


August 2 – August 9
Faith and Freedom, An Ecumenical Celebration  lev4

Across Berkshire County
presented by LEV, partners tba
Faith and Freedom, An Ecumenical Celebration


August 4, 2P
Lift Ev’ry Voice Film Festival – Gone are the Days!  lev4

at the Berkshire Museum, 39 South St, Pittsfield
presented by LEV, Berkshire Museum, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at BCC
Lift Ev’ry Voice Film Festival at BCC – Gone are the Days!


August 5, time tba
Making Peace Today  lev4

South County, tba
presented by LEV, partners tba
Making Peace Today


August 8, 5-7P
“Who Am I”, eLEVate Closing Ceremony  lev4

Lichtenstein Center, 28 Renne Ave, Pittsfield
presented by LEV, Mass Humanities
“Who Am I”, eLEVate Closing Ceremony


August 11, 2P
Lift Ev’ry Voice Film Festival – One Potato, Two Potato  lev4

at the Berkshire Museum, 39 South St, Pittsfield
presented by LEV, Berkshire Museum, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at BCC
Lift Ev’ry Voice Film Festival at BCC – One Potato, Two Potato


August 14, 10A – 4P
Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Castle Street, Great Barrington.
Bindlestiff Family Cirkus

 


August 22, 1 – 4:30P
First to Freedom: Celebrating Elizabeth Freeman  lev4

Ashley House, Ashley Falls.
presented by LEV, MultiCultural Bridge, Trustees of Reservations
First to Freedom: Celebrating Elizabeth Freeman


September 4
“Who Am I” Art Exhibition lev4

Lichtenstein Center for the Arts
presented by LEV, Massachuestts College of Liberal Arts, Mass Humanities
“Who Am I” Art Exhibition