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Aug. 21 to 27 in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
Thursday, Aug. 21 ART Berkshire Botanical Garden Watercolor painting workshop, 10 a. Full Story
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John Demos revives Colonial voices
08/20/2014 12:48 PM EDT - TYRINGHAM -- As a 10-year-old, John Demos envisioned writing novels. A long-time American history professor, the Samuel Knight Professor of American History Emeritus at Yale University has instead written eight books on early American life from the Pilgrims landing in Plymouth in 1620 to the 1800s, primarily based on letters, diaries, documents and publications he has researched during his career. Full Story
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WAM gathers ‘Change Makers'
08/20/2014 12:44 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON -- A playwright who has talked with freed inmates from death row, an international photojournalist who has covered refugees from the Ugandan Civil War and the dammage from the 2004 Tsunami and a documentary film-maker who has chronicled a dying New Jersey police officer trying to pass on her earned pension to the woman she Full Story
Doug Elkins at Jacob’s Pillow Seeing movement as a conversation
08/13/2014 12:09 PM EDT - BECKET -- Before touring the world as a b-boy with various dance companies, Doug Elkins remembers needing to write dance terms on his arm to prepare for ballet and modern classes. Full Story
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Nicki Minaj to open VMAs -- but not alone
Ariana Grande and Jessie J will join Minaj in performing 'Bang Bang' at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. Kim Kardashian named a presenter.