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August 15th Third Thursday
August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Every Third Thursday, May through September, come rain or come shine, the section of North Street from West Street to Linden Street will be closed to vehicular traffic, and the street will be filled with live music and performances, a variety of local food, vendors, and community activities. All 3rd Thursdays are smoke-free.
August 15: Touch a Truck at 3rd Thursday
The August 15th 3rd Thursday celebration is one of the most fun with our local police, fire and emergency vehicles out on the street for kids to play and explore. Performances by the Amy Ryan Band, Jacob’s Pillow, Rock On Workshop, and The Hoping Machine. Zumba with Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness in Park Square and much more!
3rd Thursday | Tapped In: Alumni of The School at Jacob’s Pillow, 6 pm
Join Jacob’s Pillow in the Dance Zone at the north end of Pittsfield’s Third Thursday cultural street festival for this family-friendly pop-up performance. Tapped In brings together standout alums from The School at Jacob’s Pillow to downtown Pittsfield for one night only. Tap dancers Demi Remick, Jackson Clayton, and Christina Carminucci will be performing tap solos.
Demi Remick is a YoungArts Gold Award winner in Dance, one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch,” and Presidential Scholar in the Arts nominee who tours worldwide as a tap dance soloist with Postmodern Jukebox and Caleb Teicher & Company.
Christina Carminucci, born and raised in New Jersey, is a New York City-based tap dancer. She began her training with the American Tap Dance Foundation’s Tap City Youth Ensemble and has studied extensively under the mentorship of Derick K. Grant. Christina is a Cum Laude graduate from Pace University (2016) with a BBA in Arts and Entertainment Management and can be seen performing, choreographing, and teaching throughout NYC. This proud Jacob’s Pillow Tap Program alumna has appeared in works by many of today’s greats, including Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Brenda Bufalino, and Jason Samuels Smith, to name a few. Additionally, she has danced with a number of notable companies including Michelle Dorrance’s Dorrance Dance and Sarah Reich’s Tap Music Project. Over the past few years, Christina has performed both locally in the NYC area, as well as internationally overseas on the #1 rated cruise ship in the world. As an emerging, young choreographer, Christina co-produced On That Note, and, most recently, produced her first original one-woman show When the Smoke Clears at the Triad Theater in NYC. Passionate about sharing her love and knowledge of the art form, she currently teaches at the American Tap Dance Foundation, where she is in her third season as an Artist in Residence and is on faculty at Steps on Broadway. Christina is focused on developing her own works that represent tap dance with the highest respect.
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Rain Location: Methuselah Bar and Lounge