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Kidspace at Mass MoCA | 'Here Comes the Sun': Finding optimism in everyday materials

Artist Federico Uribe uses objects like bullets, shell casings to create animal sculptures to evoke feelings of happiness
06/22/2016 01:39 PM EDT
NORTH ADAMS, MASS. — Colombian-born, Miami-based artist Federico Uribe just wants to make people happy. 
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The Cottager: Gilded Age sport, fun for cottagers
06/22/2016 02:07 PM EDT - "It has been quite a dull week ... There is the usual amount of driving and golf and house parties, and dinners and luncheons are also among the fashionable events," a New York Times columnist said of Lenox, Mass.,on Aug. 4, 1900.

Video: A competitor completes the "cones course" at the 18th annual Colonial Carriage & Driving Society Pleasure Driving Show at Orleton Farm in Stockbridge Full Story

Barrington Stage Company's 'American Son' shines light on larger race issues
06/22/2016 01:38 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD, MASS. — Barrington Stage Company's founding artistic director Julianne Boyd went shopping for a new play to open the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage's 2016 season. Full Story

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    Chesterwood: Glass exhibit shines in sun, natural setting

    06/22/2016 02:12 PM EDT
    STOCKBRIDGE, MASS. — Chesterwood executive director Donna Hassler, and Jim Schantz, owner and director of Schantz Galleries Contemporary Art in Stockbridge, have done something few people in the world have tried: They have made an outdoor group show entirely of glass. 
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    Robert Frost's granddaughter kicks off annual 'Sunday Afternoons with Robert Frost' lectures
    06/22/2016 01:36 PM EDT - SHAFTSBURY, VT. — In 1916, when Robert Frost wrote, "The Road Not Taken," he sent a dispatch to future readers. Full Story

    Best Bets: Fun things to do in the Berkshires and the Shires of Vermont
    06/23/2016 01:12 PM EDT - Art Good Purpose Gallery show View Scott Taylor's old trucks with attitude and Joanie Ciolfi's expressive abstracts at the Good Purpose Gallery in Lee, Mass. Full Story

    Bring the Kids: June 23 - 29
    06/22/2016 12:49 PM EDT - Avoid the annual summer vacation chorus of "I'm bored!" by getting the kids out of the house. Full Story

    Aston Magna Music Festival: Once obsolete lirone comes into its own
    06/16/2016 05:44 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON, MASS. — If the instrument is played just right, Erin Headley says, it's as if a ghost has walked into the room, so chilling and haunting is the effect. Full Story

    Sonatina Piano Camp members come 'home' this summer
    06/16/2016 05:44 AM EDT - OLD BENNINGTON, VT. — For a piano student, playing the sonatas of the greats — Bach, Beethoven, Mozart — remains a majestic triumph: reaching a goal that makes years of practicing worth it. Full Story

    Best Bets: Fun things to do in the Berkshires and the Shires of Vermont, June 16-22
    06/16/2016 10:32 AM EDT - Kid-friendly Dance at Dan Zanes concert Called the Springsteen of the pre-teen set, Grammy-winning Dan Zanes will perform his "Lead Belly Project" at 2 p. Full Story

    Tour North Adams: Six 'must-do's' for fans of The National
    06/10/2016 11:04 AM EDT - Heading into North Adams, Mass., on Saturday, June 11, to see near-legendary indie-rock band The National perform at Mass MoCA? Full Story

    Bring the kids: Fun things to do in the Berkshires and Shires of Vermont, June 9-15
    06/09/2016 05:09 AM EDT - From tractor and truck pulls to enjoying live country music, there's plenty to keep your little ones busy and engaged this first weekend in June. Full Story

    Aston Magna: The lirone comes into its own
    06/09/2016 05:03 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON, MASS. — If the instrument is played just right, Erin Headley says, it's as if a ghost has walked into the room, so chilling and haunting is the effect. Full Story

    Best Bets: Fun things to do in the Berkshires and Shires of Vermont for June 2 - 8
    06/01/2016 02:39 PM EDT - Glass Exhibit The art of glass making Stop by the Southern Vermont Arts Center and explore the different age-old techniques — such as blown and stained glass — of glass art. Full Story

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    Google's secret weapon against Netflix: Channing Tatum

    Google's YouTube has acquired¬†its first big-budget Hollywood-made TV series, to compete against Netflix and cable firms, a new report said.