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Nightlife: Things to do in the Berkshires

Looking for something to do tonight, this weekend, and in the coming days? If live music's your thing, there's no shortage of entertainment being offered in the Berkshires. Full Story
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The 5 Browns return to Manchester

Piano-playing brothers and sisters on a mission to bring classical music into the mainstream
07/23/2015 10:41 AM EDT
MANCHESTER — Do the math: Five Browns. Fifty fingers. Four hundred-forty piano keys.

When it comes to the five piano-playing siblings known as the "5 Browns," it's easy to get caught up in a numbers game. But there's far more to this talented ensemble of Julliard graduates than that. Full Story

Rambling about Tanglewood: Travels with Gunther Schuller
07/23/2015 11:44 AM EDT - LENOX — It happened "out of the blue," Oliver Knussen recalls. Gunther Schuller asked to be taken on a driving vacation around England and Scotland. Full Story

Barrington Stage Company: A family pulls apart, comes together in new musical
07/23/2015 11:45 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Family relationships — good and bad — hinge on a delicate balance of needs and wants, gives and takes, rights and wrongs, what's said and what isn't. Full Story

Cruisin' Around - A Southern Vermont cheese tour

07/23/2015 01:55 PM EDT
Hildene Cheese at a Lincoln estate Hildene is the estate of Abraham Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, in Manchester. 
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Take Five | Five questions with Laurie Norton Moffatt ...
07/23/2015 12:24 PM EDT - Southern Vermont and the Berkshires were fortunate to be able to call Norman Rockwell a neighbor. Full Story

Best of Both Worlds: A Saturday yoga workout to the sounds of the Boston Symphony ...
07/23/2015 11:46 AM EDT - Did you know that Kripalu and Tanglewood have created Yoga+Strings, a yoga workout on the lawn at Tanglewood while the Boston Symphony rehearses in the background? Full Story

Thoroughfares — Main Street, North Adams
07/23/2015 11:03 AM EDT - After Mass MoCA, follow the footprints for more to explore and eat ... Main Street, North Adams, has its charm: From Mass MoCA, follow footprints painted on the sidewalk and bump into art gems along the way. Full Story

Bring the Kids: Fun for the whole family for July 23 to 29
07/23/2015 01:27 PM EDT - Summer's the best time for family bonding, but how do you find events that are both kid- and adult-friendly? Full Story

Best Bets - Fun things to do in the Berkshires and the Shires of Vermont for the week of July 23
07/23/2015 08:10 AM EDT - Wine Sake in the Berkshires Explore the history of sake, a Japanese rice wine at The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield. Full Story

Susan B. Anthony Days: Street fair returns to downtown Adams on July 27
07/26/2015 10:05 AM EDT - After a one-year absence, the Susan B. Anthony Days Celebration Street Fair returns to Adams on Monday, July 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. Full Story

Best Bets: Fun things to do July 16 to 23 in the Berkshires and the Shires of Vermont
07/16/2015 12:23 PM EDT - Inner Artist Create your masterpiece All great artists start somewhere. Local artist Robert Sydorowich will teach you the ropes at his "Painting with Water Mixable Oils" workshop at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester. Full Story

Take Five: Five questions with David McCullough
07/16/2015 01:22 PM EDT - David McCullough: The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner will speak at 4 p.m., Monday, at the Tina Packer Playhouse at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox. Full Story

Historian David McCullough to open summer lecture series at The Mount
07/16/2015 12:24 PM EDT - LENOX — The Mount's summer lecture series — which features biographers, historians and other popular non-fiction writers — celebrates its 23rd season this year with topics to include Oscar Wilde, FDR and the Civil War. Full Story

Bring the Kids
07/18/2015 03:33 PM EDT - From feeding the fish in Vermont and Massachusetts (it's an enjoyable and inexpensive way to spend a few hours with the kids), to participating in contemporary art up-close (perhaps planting an artistic seed in your child's mind), to sailing the high seas with Peter Pan at the Weston Playhouse (just think happy thoughts), these activities are fun for both you and the kids. Full Story

Post-White House, Sam Kass to be food analyst for NBC News

BOSTON (AP) — After six years of helping the Obama administration determine the nation's food policy, former White House chef and food policy adviser Sam Kass will now report on it. Full Story
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Tyler Perry to reunite Bobbi Kristina Brown with Whitney Houston

Actor and filmmaker reportedly will transport Brown's body after Saturday's memorial service in Georgia to funeral at New Jersey cemetery where her famous singer mother is buried.