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Calendar of arts and community events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
By Berkshires Week and the Shires of Vermont Thursday, July 24 ART Community Access to the Arts "I Am a Part of Art," annual art show and poetry reading, 5 to 7 p. Full Story
Berkshires After Dark: Barcade is retro fun for adults
GREAT BARRINGTON -- The rumor mill delivered exciting news to my doorstep last year. Full Story
(Margaret Button / Berkshire Eagle)
Uncovering Mohawk Trail's treasures
07/24/2014 05:23 PM EDT
To most of the residents of Northern Berkshire, the Mohawk Trail is a means of getting from North Adams to Greenfield and, eventually, Boston. On a beautiful July day with lots of sun, a friend and I set out to explore the treasures the Trail has -- and which I have overlooked all my life. Full Story
Art and anatomy collide at Kidspace, at Mass MoCA in North Adams
07/22/2014 02:51 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- Laura Thompson stands in front of a larger-than-life size model heart, which simulates a heartbeat with the push of a button. As the curator for Mass MoCA's Kidspace, she aims to cross the line between art and the sciences. Full Story
Bennington's Vermont Arts Exchange parties with an acoustic weekend from Phox and Parsonsfield
07/22/2014 02:50 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- There's a good chance that your next favorite band is playing at the Vermont Arts Exchange this weekend.
With one album released each, Parsonsfield and Phox are two young bands who are starting to turn heads in the worlds of folk and indie music, and they will both take the stage as part of the VAE's Basement Music series this weekend, Phox on Friday and Parsonsfield on Saturday.Full Story
On the Bridge: Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn feels Polish pride
07/16/2014 02:33 PM EDT
Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn is a man of color, and his skin color masks his Polish heritage, as his career masks childhood difficulties. His background and Polish heritage are important to him and contribute to his success. PITTSFIELD -- Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn is a man of color, and his skin color masks his Polish heritage, as his career masks childhood difficulties. Full Story
Chester Theatre looks for redemption on 'A Number'
07/24/2014 01:36 PM EDT - CHESTER -- In 2002, the stem cell controversy consumed American science coverage, Dolly the Sheep was alive and a serious celebrity in the United Kingdom, and Caryl Churchill's play, "A Number," debuted at the Royal Court Theatre in London. Full Story
Kate Abbott: News from the front - World War I began 100 years ago
07/24/2014 01:32 PM EDT - On July 28, 1914, the world changed. But the world didn't know it then. Full Story
Mettawee River Theater blends Arab and Jewish folk tales in 'The Dancing Fox'
07/24/2014 01:26 PM EDT - CUMMINGTON -- A Leviathan, the most powerful being on the planet, envies the cleverness of the fox. Full Story
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Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music
The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album.