(Jenn Smith — The Berkshire Eagle)
New country-rock band Bandit debuts in Berkshires

Bandit to play Saturday at Fairways at The G.E.A.A.
03/26/2015 03:21 PM EDT
Their background includes a whole lot of rock 'n' roll, but the new Berkshire band, Bandit, will debut this Saturday with full-fledged country twist. 
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Things to do in the Berkshires
03/25/2015 04:25 PM EDT - Have no fear, the weekend's almost here! There's plenty happening in the region to help you relax and be entertained. Full Story

Sean McHugh: Dying cities lose 'localness'
03/25/2015 04:25 PM EDT - I was recently exploring a city I hadn't been to before. It has a name, but I'm calling it Hollow. Full Story

Bella's Bartok hits the road
03/19/2015 10:49 AM EDT - AMHERST — With a few new members, new songs and plans for a first full-length studio album, western Massachusetts band Bella's Bartok is back on the road for a Northeast tour. Full Story

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the Berkshires
03/12/2015 10:03 AM EDT - Sick of the snow and slushy gray? Go green this weekend and beyond as the Berkshires begins celebrating the St. Full Story

Things to do in the Berkshires
03/04/2015 04:05 PM EST - Can you believe it? We're almost to the start of the first weekend in March. Full Story

Sean McHugh: How to win the gamification of life
03/04/2015 04:05 PM EST - As part of the new health plan at work, I've been wearing a pedometer. If I take enough steps per day I'll get points. Full Story

Things to do in the Berkshires
02/25/2015 04:44 PM EST - Congratulations! You're one step closer to the weekend. Here's a sample of ways you can get out and about to celebrate: Ongoing See a new play every 10 minutes, as the 10x10 New Play Festival wraps up its run at Barrington Stage Company's Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden St. Full Story

Fun just across the border: New spots to try just 30 minutes from Pittsfield
02/20/2015 01:07 PM EST - Sometimes, it's nice to be snowed in and have an excuse to keep cozy. And sometimes, you just need to get the heck out of the house in the winter. Full Story

Valentine's Day Guide: Love-themed fun in the Berkshires
02/12/2015 12:00 PM EST - Whether you open your heart to art or get it racing with a burlesque show, single or in a relationship, there's plenty to do in and around the Berkshires this Valentine's Day weekend in addition to the more traditional dinner reservations: All weekend long • The Berkshires' own Gypsy Layne, will bring their burlesque show on the road as Vermont Arts Exchange presents performances on Friday Full Story

Romania questions ex-minister over 3 Picassos, 100 paintings

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors investigating an alleged bribery scheme have questioned the former finance minister about the origins of 100 paintings, including three works by Pablo Picasso. Full Story