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Here's what's playing at area movie theaters and streaming on the virtual screens offered by non-profit, year-round, independent cinemas in the Berkshires and environs — OCT. 23-29. Where films have been reviewed, the capsules include the name of film critic and the day the full review was p…
West Stockbridge — Dust off your freakiest duds, strap on your wickedest mask, and stop by The Foundry on Friday, Oct. 30, for “Devil’s Night,” a sexy evening of spooky theatrics with the one and only Gypsy Layne Cabaret & Company.
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, ADA Artist Management, along with co-producers Berkshire Opera Festival, Austin Opera, Minnesota Opera, Opera Colorado, and San Diego Opera, will host the world premiere of Steven Mark Kohn’s song cycle “The Trial of Susan B. Anthony.”
Fear of snakes stems from superstitions, but can stimulate a response that causes panic among some people.
NEW YORK — Living and breathing dance is par for the course at the Dance Theater of Harlem. It's just never looked like this.
NEW YORK — When Chelsea Handler decided to pursue therapy, the comic may not have realized the level of introspection she’d encounter.
A painting by American artist Jacob Lawrence that has not been seen in public for 60 years has been found and is taking its designated place in a 30-piece exhibit of Lawrence's work, officials at the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts said Thursday.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Bad Bunny and Daddy Yankee triumphed at the Billboard Latin Music Awards Wednesday, claiming seven trophies apiece at the pandemic-delayed show.
“In the Woods” by Tana French. This is the first of French’s Dublin Murder Squad series, adapted into a television series by BBC One and Starz. “In the Woods” isn’t my favorite French so far, (that would be “The Likeness”) but it is one of the eeriest, and the book that started it all. Detec…
If you're looking for a "how-to" guide for saving a historic house of worship, you won't find what you're looking for in "Historic Houses of Worship in Peril: Conserving Their Place in American Life."
Early on in the deliciously twisty “Goodnight Beautiful,” one of the main characters, a charismatic guy who we’re getting the sense is being stalked by a fan, is reading Stephen King’s “Misery.”
Laura van den Berg’s most recent collection of short stories, “I Hold a Wolf by the Ears,” which was published in July, was named a “best summer read” by The New York Times, Time Magazine, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar and Entertainment Weekly. But if you’re expecting to catch the Florida native …
This month's staff book picks include: "The River," "The Yellow House" and "The Stand."
It’s hard to find the words to describe 2020, and yet, Stewart Edelstein has many — “Uncertain, discordant, fractured, fraught, unstable, anxiety-producing, unsettling, disruptive, and worrisome, but also a time of compassion, empathy, altruism, perseverance and, with a nod to Pandora, hope.”
Poets from the Pioneer Valley will meet at the historic Stockbridge home and studio of Daniel Chester French, sculptor of the Lincoln memorial, to share work that feels relevant to them today, in this time and in that place.
For a lot of reasons, Halloween 2020 is pretty scary; but it can also be pretty sweet.
Halloween has long been the holiday that uses candy and confections as the reward of the evening ... both for children and the young at heart. Costuming and dress up are historically wonderful, fun expressions of the day, but it is really all about the candy!
Calling your chocolate chip cookie “perfect” is a bold move. But British pastry chef Ravneet Gill had no problem doing it. So far, no one’s contested her claim.
Made by slow cooking apples mixed with autumn-favorite spices like cinnamon and allspice, apple butter is a highly concentrated jam-like spread filled to the brim with apple flavors. It’s essentially fall in a jar, and incredibly easy to make. All you need is some basic spices, a slow-cooker…
If it’s one thing I’ve learned in the past eight years since losing my husband, it’s how hard it is to cook for just one person. For the year after his death, our son lived at home, so it wasn’t that bad. And then he moved to the eastern part of the state and I found myself in the position o…
Cocktails are having a moment, and because of the pandemic, that moment is happening most often at home.
Have you ever asked someone where they got the recipe for a great crowd-pleasing dish and they were less-than-specific with the answer? Chances are, they probably got it from the back of a box, or can of something.
A welcomed road trip this weekend was highlighted by the vivid colors of the fall foliage all along the way. Thank you, Mother Nature, you’ve outdone yourself this year.
The cooler weather has made me interested in cooking again, despite six months of hunkering down and amping up my meal planning.
For at least the past three years, I have been trying to pick a paint color for my living room and kitchen. I never liked the color we originally chose (well, actually my husband chose), when rebuilding our home after a house fire 11 years ago. It’s a café au lait color and, since we were pi…