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    A new play abiut EdgarAllan Poe in Stockbridge

    New play explores final hours of Edgar Allan Poe
    10/24/2014 01:06 PM EDT
    STOCKBRIDGE >> The setting for Eric Hill's enigmatic new play, "Poe," at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre, is the basement tavern room of Gunners' Hall in the Fells Point District of Baltimore, near the harbor. 
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    Town Players slates staged reading
    10/24/2014 01:06 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Town Players of Pittsfield will present a staged reading of Conor McPherson's award-winning play ,"The Weir," 2 p. Full Story

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    'Fury' starring Brad Pitt tops weekend box office

    Brad Pitt World War II drama collects $23.7 million
    LOS ANGELES >> "Fury" was the champion of the weekend box-office battle, knocking two-week champ "Gone Girl" to second place. Full Story
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    A new play abiut EdgarAllan Poe in Stockbridge

    New play explores final hours of Edgar Allan Poe
    STOCKBRIDGE >> The setting for Eric Hill's enigmatic new play, "Poe," at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre, is the basement tavern room of Gunners' Hall in the Fells Point District of Baltimore, near the harbor. Full Story
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    Escape for a day in the Berkshire hilltowns: Peru, Worthington and Huntington

    Driving Route 143 up into the hills, the oaks and beeches are turning, and the last golden maples, and the sumac are scarlet. Full Story
     

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    (Courtesy Berkshire Theater Group)
    A new play abiut EdgarAllan Poe in Stockbridge

    New play explores final hours of Edgar Allan Poe
    10/24/2014 01:06 PM EDT
    STOCKBRIDGE >> The setting for Eric Hill's enigmatic new play, "Poe," at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre, is the basement tavern room of Gunners' Hall in the Fells Point District of Baltimore, near the harbor. 
    Full Story
    Town Players slates staged reading
    10/24/2014 01:06 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Town Players of Pittsfield will present a staged reading of Conor McPherson's award-winning play ,"The Weir," 2 p. Full Story

    Project Runway-style event for screenwriters at Mass MoCA
    10/24/2014 01:04 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN >> Screenwriters at all skill levels are being sought for Williamstown Film Festival's Project Screenplay to be held 7 p. Full Story

    Young actors have at it at Shakespeare & Company
    10/24/2014 01:04 PM EDT - LENOX >> Seeing is not necessarily believing — in more ways than one, as it turns out — in Steven Dietz' "Private Eyes," a too-clever-for-its-own-good play that is being given a fitful, at best, production in Shakespeare & Company's Elayne P. Full Story

    Spanish rhythms infuse Berkshire Symphony season-opener
    10/21/2014 01:02 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN >> Once you get past the Dvorak, Elgar and Haydn concertos, what is there for a cello concerto? Full Story

    Lucas opening museum in Chicago
    10/20/2014 07:35 PM EDT - CHICAGO >> George Lucas is filling in some details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how the California native settled on Chicago as a location over San Francisco. Full Story

    Barrington Stage's 'On the Town' a hit on Broadway
    10/20/2014 07:36 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> The webs have been swept away, the comic book villains are long gone and even the name of the theater has changed. Full Story

    Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

    BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Full Story
    NYC museum plans Basquiat exhibition

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Museum plans an exhibition on graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) that includes eight rarely seen notebooks filled with his handwritten texts and sketches. Full Story
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    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

    TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.