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Nightlife: Live music and karaoke in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

A list of venues offering live music or karaoke in the region. Check with venues ahead of time; last-minute cancellations happen. Full Story
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Walk the line with Boston sculptor at Chesterwood

STOCKBRIDGE >> Take a tour with sculptor Laura Evans of the Boston Sculptors Gallery Saturday beginning at 11:30 a. Full Story
 
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Art al fresco at The Mount and at Chesterwood

07/30/2015 09:57 AM EDT
By Charles Bonenti Contemporary sculpture has its moment in the sun — literally — this summer in two, long-running outdoor exhibitions. 
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The Theater Barn takes a leap with "Jen and John"
07/30/2015 09:54 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

Shanley's 'Mullingar' at home in Vermont
07/30/2015 09:53 AM EDT - DORSET >> Dina Janis is offering everyone in the region the unthinkable: an affordable trip to Ireland with travel time less than an hour. Full Story

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Thoroughfares — Main Street, Great Barrington

07/30/2015 09:49 AM EDT
One can shop and eat their way through this bustling downtown Great Barrington has been called one of the best towns in America by numerous media outlets, and it's not hard to understand why. 
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Super heroes are all the rage these days at the Lichtenstein
07/30/2015 09:43 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!
07/29/2015 11:49 PM 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
07/29/2015 11:45 PM 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

Cruisin' Around - A Southern Vermont cheese tour
07/23/2015 01:55 PM EDT - Hildene Cheese at a Lincoln estate Hildene is the estate of Abraham Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, in Manchester. 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

Thoroughfares — Main Street, North Adams
07/23/2015 11:03 AM EDT - After Mass MoCA, follow the footprints for more to explore and eat ... Main Street, North Adams, has its charm: From Mass MoCA, follow footprints painted on the sidewalk and bump into art gems along the way. Full Story

Bring the Kids: Fun for the whole family for July 23 to 29
07/23/2015 01:27 PM EDT - Summer's the best time for family bonding, but how do you find events that are both kid- and adult-friendly? Full Story

Best Bets - Fun things to do in the Berkshires and the Shires of Vermont for the week of July 23
07/23/2015 08:10 AM EDT - Wine Sake in the Berkshires Explore the history of sake, a Japanese rice wine at The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield. Full Story

Susan B. Anthony Days: Street fair returns to downtown Adams on July 27
07/26/2015 10:05 AM EDT - After a one-year absence, the Susan B. Anthony Days Celebration Street Fair returns to Adams on Monday, July 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. Full Story

3-day Newport Jazz Festival kicks off; Miles Davis honored

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's Newport Jazz Festival has kicked off its three-day celebration of all things jazz, including a tribute to jazz legend Miles Davis. Full Story