True Conversations with Jessica Shattuck

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May 2020

True Conversations with Jessica Shattuck

May 31 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
Free

This is a virtual event. Join the Mount for an engaging online conversation as Heidi Pitlor, editor of The Best American Short Stories, delves deep into the writing life of Jessica Shattuck, author of the novels The Women in the Castle, a New York Times Bestseller and winner of The New England Book Award; Perfect Life; and The Hazards of Good Breeding. Asking questions not typically asked of female writers, Pitlor will get to the core of what it means to be a fiction author today. This will not…

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Mahaiwe Presents: Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Salome

May 31 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
FREE

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly will offer an opera talk via Zoom, Sunday, May 31, at 5:30pm, prior to the Metropolitan Opera’s free streaming broadcast of Richard Strauss’s Salome at 7:30pm. Eyerly’s lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School's Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike. Email [email protected] to register and receive Zoom details for this lecture. Please include “Met Opera”  in the subject of your email. This is an online event.

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June 2020

These Fevered Days with Martha Ackmann

June 1 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
Free

This is a virtual event. Author Martha Ackmann will discuss her latest book, These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making of Emily Dickinson with Cindy Dickenson, former Program Director for the Emily Dickenson Museum. This online program is free.

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TINA TALKS – Shakespeare’s Plays: The Philosophy

June 4 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
FREE

Join Shakespeare & Company's Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer for a very special webinar series, TINA TALKS, exploring Shakespeare's plays from different angles — revealing the underlying messages, major questions that interested Shakespeare, and how his ability as a dramatist allowed him to express them in action as well as words. Each weeks Tina will look at Shakespeare's plays through a different lens: Philosophical, Political, Psychological, Physical, Poetical, and Personal. The first webinar looks at the philosophical. These webinars are…

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Mahaiwe Presents: Inside the Bolshoi Ballet

June 7 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
FREE

“Inside the Bolshoi Ballet,” a live conversation with Marina Harss and Norton Owen, will be held via Zoom, Sunday, June 7 at 5:30pm. Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Bolshoi in Cinema broadcasts and the partnership with Jacob's Pillow to introduce these screenings, Pillow Director of Preservation Norton Owen sits down with dance writer Marina Harss to get an exclusive look inside this fabled institution. Harss is currently at work on a book about choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, who was director…

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Discourse & Process Chat with Eve Kahn

June 8 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
Free

This is a virtual event. Discourse & Process is a new online companion series to our 2020 Summer Lectures (which is postponed until further notice). Moderated by Julie Scelfo, past Lecture Series presenter and author of The Women Who Made New York, this series will give the authors an opportunity to discuss elements of the writing and research process. This online program will be streamed live via Zoom.

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Wednesday Shorts

June 10 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
FREE

Listen to professional actors read a selection of Edith Wharton's short stories. Stories are pre-recorded and posted to EdithWharton.org on Wednesday mornings.

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Researching the Age of Innocence

June 11 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
FREE

Anne Schuyler, Director of Interpretation & Visitor Services and Nicholas Hudson, Curatorial Assistant, share insights from their research in preparation for of the centennial celebration of Wharton’s Pulitzer prize-winning novel. This online program is free. Registration at EdithWharton.org.

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True Conversations with Anna Solomon & Heidi Pitlor

June 14 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
FREE

Anna Solomon, best-selling author of Leaving Lucy Pear, and The Little Bride joins Heidi Pitlor, editor The Best American Short Stories, for an in-depth conversation on her most recent novel and Good Morning America Book Club pick, The Book of V. This online program is free. Registration at EdithWharton.org

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Discourse & Process Chats: Katherine Smyth

June 15 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home, 2 Plunkett Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
FREE

Discourse & Process is a new online companion series to our 2020 Summer Lectures (which is postponed until further notice). Moderated by Julie Scelfo, past Lecture Series presenter and author of The Women Who Made New York, this series will give the authors an opportunity to discuss elements of the writing and research process. This chat features Katherine Smyth, author of All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virginia Woolf. This online program is free. Registration at EdithWharton.org.

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