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Mahaiwe Tent

Parties & Openings

Nov. 11 - Chatham
PS21 Gala

Nov. 4 - Pittsfield
NAACP Awards Dinner

Oct. 29 - G. Barrington
Halloween At L'Atelier

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A Tango Diary At Six Depot

Rachel Louchen reports from West Stockbridge. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe presented a rare opportunity for guests on Friday, January 10 to enjoy a local artist’s photographs of tango dancers followed by actually learning how to tango. The line was literally out the door for the opening night of photographer Sabine Vollmer von Falken’s new exhibit, A Tango Diary (on display at the Six Depot Gallery until February 16). It seemed nearly the entire town showed up to nosh on hummus, sip wine and enjoy the large black-and-white photos of dancers in various moods and positions. The gallery reception segued into a live tango demonstration and class provided by Tango Pulse. It remains to be seen whether the novice dancers provided some inspiration for a future photo series for Sabine. Above, the photographer with Six Depot Owner Lisa Landry.

Friends of the artist Fran Weinberg and husband Larry Strauss; Elfi Six and the artist’s daughter (and photographer as well) Lisa Vollmer.

West Stockbridge residents Jaime Burnet and Michael Burnet; Fellow inn proprietors Kolleen Weinrich of Federal House Inn and Mary Thibeault of Shaker Mill Inn.

Hildy Kronen, artist Bart Arnold and Ute Arnold.

Kate Skinner with West Stockbridge furniture maker Peter Thorne; Rena Zurofsky with dancer Gabrielle Senza.

Feeling inspired by the photos, guests attempted the tango. (Photo by Sabine Vollmer von Falken).

Richmond resident Nora Randolph and Option Institute teacher Kate Wilde; Robin Greeson of Equator Antiques and Donald McGrory, both of whom have shops on Main Street in West Stockbridge.

The photographer talks to the large crowd that showed up to view her photos and learn to tango. (Photo by Sabine Vollmer von Falken).

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