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June 25 to July 1 calendar for the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

About Town Becket 250th Celebration: Geocache 101 class 2 and 3 p.m. Sunday and Pot luck supper. Full Story
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Things to do in the Berkshires, June 25

It's official: Summertime's here in the Berkshires! And with it comes a well-rounded range of indoor and outdoor music, theater, festivals, art, dance, comedy and more. Full Story
 
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Artist Valerie Hird gives creation wings in North Adams

Gallery 51 show will open at Downstreet Art festival
06/24/2015 06:24 PM EDT
NORTH ADAMS >> Burlington artist Valerie Hird has made her own creation myth. 
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Dorset opens Summer Season with 'Intimate Apparel'
06/24/2015 06:43 PM EDT - DORSET >> Esther, a 35-year-old seamstress, lives at a boarding house in New York City in 1905. Full Story

Cabrini Trio music strengthens local ties in North Bennington
06/26/2015 03:32 PM EDT - NORTH BENNINGTON >> This past New Years, husband nd wife Michael Finckel and Andrea Schultz received a gift in the mail from Michael White, faculty at the Juilliard School since 1979. Full Story

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Mark Morris tests limits of flexibility at Tanglewood

Choreographer brings new work to celebrate music center
06/24/2015 06:32 PM EDT
LENOX >> These are great days for Mark Morris, whose life appears charmed with possibilities. 
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Downstreet Art returns with focus on local art, artists
06/25/2015 06:40 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — "What do you want North Adams to be?" Michelle Daly, Visual Artist and Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) Program Coordinator, will ask that question at Downstreet Art on Thursday, June 25, through her ReVision project. Full Story

Clifford Ross will animate images to music at Mass MoCA
06/24/2015 06:34 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS >> When the final chords of alt-rock band Wilco's sets fade on Friday and Saturday nights at Mass MoCA's Solid Sound Festival, other beats will pick up for a wholly different experience. Full Story

Herb festival links poetry, art and history in Austerlitz
06/24/2015 06:21 PM EDT - AUSTERLITZ, N.Y. >> In 1925, Pulitzer-winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay and her husband, Eugen Boissevain, moved from Greenwich Village to a vast former blueberry farm in Austerlitz, N. Full Story

Robert Frost poem imagines losing a child
06/24/2015 06:22 PM EDT - SHAFTSBURY >> TIME magazine's "Best of the Century" list published on New Year's Eve in 1999 ranked Robert Frost's poem, "Home Burial" number three, beat only by W. Full Story

Art auction planned at Manchester Community Library
06/24/2015 06:35 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Manchester Community Library will have more than art on display Friday afternoon, June 26. Full Story

Kate Abbott: A toast to Milton Bass' lively mind
06/24/2015 06:08 PM EDT - "'Are you scared of me, Milton?' she asked. I was afraid to lie so it took me a few seconds. Full Story

Exploring Cambridge, N.Y.
06/24/2015 06:46 PM EDT - CAMBRIDGE N.Y. >> Main Street in Cambridge, N.Y., covers about a half-mile of commerce — in a densely active area. Full Story

Thoreau will return to Walden in conflict
06/25/2015 10:35 AM EDT - STOCKBRIDGE >> On an early December morning in 1859, Henry David Thoreau stands on the shore of Walden Pond. Full Story

'Summer Solos' Show to Open at Southern Vermont Arts Center
06/17/2015 05:05 PM EDT - MANCHESTER >> Boys on horseback, girls marching in coronas of feathers — native peoples of Honduras will move with quiet pride on the walls of the Southern Vermont Arts Center, alongside landscapes of summer pastures. Full Story

Ballet BC will open Jacob's Pillow summer 2015
06/17/2015 05:02 PM EDT - BECKET >> Ballet BC will come from Vancouver with a contemporary take on classical music — and new work. Full Story

Campbell movie sets standard for CNN film

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's airing of a documentary on singer Glen Campbell's fight with Alzheimer's Disease shattered previous viewership records for a movie on the news network. Full Story