The Berkshires Week & Shires of Vermont Calendar for the week of July 30
About Town Adams Agricultural Fair: Midway rides, animals, food and contests. Full Story
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The Theater Barn takes a leap with "Jen and John"
08/01/2015 07:14 AM EDT - NEW LEBANON, N.Y. — Joan Phelps might be seen crouching on the stairs of her tiny playhouse tonight, humming along to her favorite song as Caitlin Mesinao belts it out, woefully lamenting a story of loss and coming of age. Full Story
Cruisin' Around — Manchester, Vt.
08/04/2015 07:11 AM EDT
For anglers, the American Museum of Fly Fishing is an alluring destination Even if you know nothing about how to tie a tiny, hand-made trout fly on to a tippet and use a rod and weighted line to hurl that weightless lure into the river, there's something about fly fishing's mystique and technique that captures everyone's imaginations. Full Story
Tanglewood on Parade: Venue prepares for annual gala
08/04/2015 07:09 AM EDT - LENOX — Tanglewood on Parade will open the Tanglewood campus to families for a plethora of activities Tuesday, like face painting, massages, or music. Full Story
Bring the Kids: Fun things to do for the week of July 30 to Aug. 5
08/01/2015 07:44 AM EDT - So you want to do something fun with your kids without breaking the bank? Check out these three free, family-friendly, events. Full Story
Best Bets - Fun things to do this week in the Berkshires and the Shires of Vermont
08/01/2015 07:40 AM EDT - Free theatre O' Romeo, Romeo What's more exciting than star-crossed love, sword fights, or someone faking their death? Full Story
Superheroes are all the rage these days at the Lichtenstein
08/01/2015 07:49 AM EDT - Lawrence Klein, the founder of the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art in New York City, curated a new exhibit coming to the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts (Renne Avenue, Pittsfield) called "Reimagined! Full Story
Happy birthday Herman Melville!
08/01/2015 07:24 AM EDT - Arrowhead marks the 'Moby-Dick' what would be the author's 196th In a celebratory nod to Melville's seafaring epic, the Berkshire Historical Society on Saturday is giving any Navy, Coast Guard, or Marine Merchant sailor free, guided tours of Arrowhead, Melville's home and farm, 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield. Full Story
41st Adams Agricultural Fair to include demolition derby, truck pull, animal competitions
08/01/2015 07:23 AM EDT - ADAMS — Compared to other agricultural fairs around the state, the Adams Agricultural Fair isn't large and it's also fairly new. Full Story
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
Landmark New York hotel can't get bike-sharing rack removed
NEW YORK (AP) — A landmark New York City hotel's bid to get rid of a bicycle-sharing rack from a space across from its entrance has been rejected. Full Story
Patriarch of musical Jackson family leaves Brazil hospital
SAO PAULO (AP) — Joe Jackson, the father of the late Michael Jackson and patriarch of the musical family, has been discharged from the Brazilian hospital where he was treated after he had a stroke in late July while visiting Brazil. Full Story
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson forced to admit impending fatherhood
A day after band member Liam Payne confirms the news, Tomlinson acknowledges for the first time that he's going to be a dad -- after getting blindsided by question on 'Good Morning America.'