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Lenox local composes new musical, 'Rescue Rue'
04/18/2014 11:17 AM EDT
Music is 28-year-old Lenox Memorial High School graduate Joshua Zecher-Ross' life -- and career. The New York resident is a music director, vocal coach, conductor and an accompanist. And while he has done some arranging -- chiefly liturgical music for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, where his mother Deborah Zecher is rabbi (his father, Dennis Ross, also is an ordained rabbi) -- composing has not been part of Zecher-Ross' resume.Full Story
Raised garden beds are all the rage
04/10/2014 02:44 PM EDT -
Schuyler and Colby Gail have raised expectations for this summer's garden. For nearly three years, the owners of Climbing Tree Farm have successfully raised pigs, chickens and other livestock for meat sold at area markets, but growing a traditional garden has been a bust.Full Story
Strange but True: No need for corkscrew, just hit wall
04/10/2014 02:55 PM EDT - Q: How do you open a wine bottle with a book? Please be sure you're sober before trying this one. Full Story
An evening of art with Community Access to the Arts
04/04/2014 12:29 PM EDT -
Community Access To The Arts is well-known for its continuing efforts to provide artistic and performing opportunities for people with disabilities. After two decades of pursuing this mission from its southern Berkshire County headquarters, the organization is hoping to widen its presence in the north, beginning with an evening of art by CATA artists from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, at the Stone Hill Center of the Clark Art Institute. WILLIAMSTOWN Community Access To The Arts is well-known for its continuing efforts to provide artistic and performing opportunities for people with disabilities.Full Story
Congress is using Twitter, but which party is most active?
Your representative in the House is almost certainly on Twitter. Your senator definitely is. But how are they using the social network? Full Story
Justin Bieber is sorry for visiting this Japanese war shrine
Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting Japan's Yasukuni war shrine this week, saying he was misled to see it as only a place of prayer. Full Story