Events - Cata
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Community Access to the Arts (CATA)’s Art on Tour series kicks off with an exhibit at Guido’s Fresh Marketplace in Pittsfield, MA. This stunning exhibit, featuring artwork created by Pittsfield-based CATA artists with disabilities, includes a variety of stylistic expression and techniques in water-based media, such as watercolor, tempera and ink, and feature both abstract and representational work.

CATA’s Moving Company travels to Boston for two “flash mob” performances of “Make Purple” at the Massachusetts State House on Thursday, ​September 21. The performances are free to the public and take place at the Grand Staircase within the State House at 1:15pm and 1:30pm. The piece, which premiered at CATA’s “Everyday People” showcase in May, was choreographed by Dawn Lane, who directs The Moving Company and serves as CATA’s Artistic Director. The Moving Company appears at the State House by invitation of State Representative Smitty Pignatelli.

CATA presents its Annual Poetry Reading, a celebration of CATA’s writers, on September 14 at 5:30pm at The Mount, located at 2 Plunkett St. in Lenox. Writer/performer Rachel Siegel will read selected excerpts from the CATA Writers’ Workshop—including funny, poignant work reflecting the unique perspectives of writers with disabilities.