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Great Barrington Renaissance Arts & Wellness Center a creative outlet for all

Southern Berkshire studio to launch new programs this fall
07/28/2015 10:54 AM EDT
GREAT BARRINGTON — Its name continues to herald new directions and offerings in education and wellness.

Photo Gallery | Summer camp at Great Barrington Renaissance Arts & Wellness Center Full Story

Recess: What to do the week of July 28
07/28/2015 08:52 AM EDT - Meet ... 'REINVENTING ROCKWELL' >> Locally-based artist Maurice "Pops" Peterson will give a talk about his "Reinventing Rockwell" series of artworks at 5:30 p. Full Story

Williams College team studies Pluto
07/28/2015 08:51 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN >> Pluto got enhanced scrutiny from a rare celestial event, observed from a telescope in New Zealand on June 29, just two weeks before NASA's New Horizons spacecraft did a fly-by near the former planet. Full Story

Greenagers Front Lawn Food program pays it forward
07/21/2015 10:47 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — The Housie Market was a hub of gardening activity on a recent summer morning.

Photo Gallery | Greenagers making garden boxes  Full Story

Recess: What to do for the week of July 21
07/21/2015 11:31 AM EDT - Meet ... LEONARD MARCUS TALK >> "You Must Be Kidding: Cartoonists Making Children's Books with Author Leonard Marcus" will be presented with the picture book historian at 5:30 p. Full Story

The Forum: Craneville Elementary PTO donates new playground equipment
07/21/2015 10:42 AM EDT - DALTON — There's new fun to be had at Craneville Elementary School, thanks to the PTO. Full Story

Williams College Summer Science Lab gets big reaction from students
07/14/2015 01:21 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN — There are plenty of creams, tablets and elixirs on the market that claim to cure health problems and ease ailments, but do they actually work? Photo Gallery | PHOTOS: Williams College Summer Science Lab Full Story

RECESS: What to do for the Week of July 14
07/14/2015 11:23 AM EDT - Meet ... VIRTUAL SCHOOL INFO SESSION >> TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School (TECCA), the state's newest full-time, tuition-free public school for K-12 students, is now enrolling students for the 2015-2016 school year. Full Story

The Forum: Art and music by Kids 4 Harmony, Flying Cloud to be showcased
07/14/2015 11:23 AM EDT - Kids 4 Harmony benefit Berkshire Children and Families' Kids 4 Harmony will join with special guest artists in their annual Concert 4 Harmony, to be held at 6 p. Full Story

Summer programs rev student learning
07/07/2015 06:20 AM EDT - Summertime and a good book go hand-in-hand. Whether your preference is in a park, by the beach or at home in a favorite chair, reading is a positive learning experience and fun pastime that can be taken anywhere. Full Story

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Filmmakers respond to criticism of Lego 'Brickumentary'

NEW YORK (AP) — The filmmakers behind a documentary on the toy powerhouse Lego say critics who see the film as a 92-minute commercial for the tiny building blocks are missing the point. Full Story
J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.