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Writing and writers in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

Arrowhead: Plein air Painters Day Saturday, May 23, painters in house and grounds, paintings on view for the season in the red barn, and opening exhibit of photographs of homes of the Historical Society. Full Story
Summer evenings on the terrace: Writing lives at The Mount
LENOX >> The poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke and Stephen Dunn, storytelling workshops and performances, histories from the Underground Railroad to the Wright Brothers — writers will come to novelist Edith Wharton's house. Full Story

Rapper arrested after encouraging fans to jump barricades

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials say rapper Travis Scott is facing disorderly conduct charges after encouraging fans to jump over security barricades during his performance at Lollapalooza. 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.