“I Promise You a Happy Ending” is McCarthy’s first BSC appearance in a solo special event.
NORTH ADAMS — Berkshire Cider Project owners Matthew Brogan and Katherine "Kat" Hand want to dispel people's expectations that hard cider should be taste sweet and unflavored.
Simply put, Eagle Theater Critic Jeffrey Borak says, "'Eleanor.' See it."
PITTSFIELD — "Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore."
This week, cinema’s welcome “Snake Eyes,” a G.I. Joe origins story and M. Night Shyamalan's latest thriller, “Old.”
Winged euonymus (Euonymus alatus), sometimes known as “burning bush” because of its brilliant fall foliage color, has long been recognized as an aggressive invader of northeastern woodlands, where it crowds out native vegetation, creating areas inhospitable to most native wildlife. Birds do …
“Can you believe I found this online?” a delighted Prisca asks husband Guy at the beginning of “Old,” as their family arrives at a glistening beach resort.
A look at what's happening the world of music as artists announce their touring plans and concert venues plan their reopenings after being shuttered by the pandemic.
Henry Golding has undeniable screen presence. He’s handsome, sure. Lots of actors are. But Golding also has that effortless charisma that the biggest movie stars possess. It’s no wonder that he was catapulted from relative, travel show host obscurity to film fame with just one role in “Crazy…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday to four counts of rape and seven other sexual assault counts.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Americana singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile's new blonde locks are an homage to David Bowie, a hint at what her new music will sound like.
In his latest film, Val Kilmer gets an unusual screen credit for a bona fide Hollywood movie star: cinematographer.
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Judy Monachina speaks with UBU Theater Director Ann Gallo about "Women of Tryingham: An Original Oral History Theater Project." The oral history project is an "overdue exploration and celebration of Tyringham’s women," being performed by community members on July 24 and 25 and on July 31 and Aug. 1.
Great Barrington Public Theater's production, "Mr. Fullerton," explores Edith Wharton's midlife affair with American journalist Morton Fullerton, and her sexual awakening at the age of 45.
PITTSFIELD — As Herman Melville spun his tale of the great white whale while gazing at the snow-covered Mount Greylock from his Arrowhead studio, so too have Guild of Berkshire Artists' members taken inspiration from the lush Berkshires landscape.
NatureWatch columnist Thom Smith always seems to have the answers when readers pose questions. This week he answers queries about orioles, sapsukers and monarch butterlies.
Trouble takes many forms. Right now, the trouble in Ron Kujawski's garden is largely with Japanese beetles, who love to taunt him by feeding on the leaves and ripened fruit of his raspberry plants.
The trouble with new music is that it’s unnecessarily complicated, it has too many ideas in succession, there are too many unexpected harmonies, and it’s difficult to grasp the music on just a single hearing. That, at least, was the criticism of Mozart’s music during his lifetime. Other judgements of the young whippersnapper’s work included: "too strongly spiced,” "impenetrable,” "bizarre," "overloaded and overstuffed.”
In this new feature, Listen Live, we highlight upcoming live music. This installment, we feature Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee, who will appear at Mass MoCA on Friday, July 23. We also highlight performances "happening elsewhere" in the Berkshires as well as future shows.
LENOX — Robert Oakes has been leading ghost tours at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s former home, since 2010.
Searching for something to do? We have three ideas for you! This week, we suggest checking out Tanglewood in the City; a performance by Tom Gold Dance at TurnPark Art Space and a concert by Union Jack at Berkshire Botanical Garden.
A recent visit to Hancock Shaker Village inspired Features Editor Jennifer Huberdeau to make this 'famous' Shaker Chicken Fricassee, once made by the Hancock Shakers.
Looking for any easy side dish to take on your next Tanglewood picnic? Food columnist Elizabeth Baer says roasted carrots with yogurt is the perfect picnic side dish, especially because it can be served warm or cold.
Olive oil is an essential, vibrant food with no equal in hundreds of dishes.
I never understood how my son and daughter-in-law could sit for hours watching videos on their cellphones. And then I downloaded TikTok ... and I no longer have a life.
I recently returned to my old stomping grounds on Cape Cod to visit my beautiful niece, Daven, and her husband and my good friend, Benn. It was only the second time the Lovely Lois and I had left Berkshire County since March 2020, and the first time we had seen them in person in almost two p…
Ahh ... summer! This time of year, whenever I go to a farmers market or pick up my CSA (community supported agriculture) share or even find myself in the grocery store, something new has ripened locally and we can enjoy the bounty from farms in our own backyard.
One of my favorite things to do with almost anything you can find — in this season of plentiful produce, or even with what’s available in the winter — is to make ricotta toasts.
GREAT BARRINGTON — Dan Tawczynski, a farmer since 1950, a published book author as of June 1, wants to talk about the green mist.
MONTEREY — New York Times best-selling author and Berkshires resident Simon Winchester will discuss his new book, "Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World," in person at The Bidwell House Museum on Saturday, June 19.
From 1870 to 1911, the Standard Oil Company and Trust controlled almost all oil production, processing, marketing, and transportation in the country. Through mergers, purchases and lucrative trust agreements, John D. Rockefeller built an industrial empire that made him and his associates ast…
Artist and author Eric Carle's colorful, hungry caterpillar crawled into the hearts of children across the country and in the Berkshires, where many considered the Western Massachusetts' resident one of their own.
Hello book nerds! It’s spring, which is probably my favorite time of the publishing calendar. Unlike the fast-paced books of summer and winter’s heavier fare, spring feels like a time for long, nourishing reads that offer a particularly happy type of escape. I’ve been keeping my eye on the b…
In New England, there are two ways to make a lobster roll; the right way and the wrong way.
Lobster rolls are part of a larger debate at the center of most of David Page's new book, "Food Americana: The Remarkable People and Incredible Stories behind America’s Favorite Dishes," about regional cuisine and its national availability. (Lobster rolls, he writes in the book, gained national attention in 1997 when they were "discovered" on chef Rebecca Charles' menu at the Pearl Oyster Bar in New York's Greenwich Village.)