Berkshire Lifestyles

Gypsy Layne Cabaret & Co. offers burlesque with a bit of cheek

PITTSFIELD — At the 10x10 Upstreet Arts Festival, the annual 10-day revival of the Pittsfield arts scene during the dead of winter, Gypsy Layne Cabaret & Co.'s performances have contributed …

'Never Look Away' may leave you exhausted and dazzled What to say about an Oscar-nominated film that's more than three hours long, apparently despised by the man whose life inspired it, and has been called both a masterpiece and a manipulation? Perhaps …
Despite its cliches, 'Fighting With My Family' is good-natured fun Even the most eccentric passions of working-class England — long a favored reservoir of feel-good underdog tales — have seldom featured as much spandex as "Fighting With My …
'Dragon' franchise ends on an affectionate note Born in the 3-D land rush, "How to Train Your Dragon" has never quite shrugged off the bland corporate sheen attached to it from the start. But almost a decade since taking flight in 2010, these …
Studio box office champ Dwayne Johnson goes indie PARK CITY, Utah — Believe it or not, Hollywood executives told Dwayne Johnson "no thanks" when he pitched his latest movie.It was an unusual rejection for the industry's reigning box office …
At 87, Rita Moreno is charging through life 'One Day at a Time' NEW YORK — Rita Moreno plays one of TV's best villains. Or is she one of its snidest heroines? Either way, her sassy grandmother on the Netflix reboot of "One Day at a Time" is truly a funny …
People: Smollett cut from season's last episodes of 'Empire' Smollett cut from season's last episodes of 'Empire'The producers of the TV show "Empire" said Friday that Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season "to …
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Nick Cafardo, Boston Globe baseball writer, dies at 62Boston Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo, who covered the Red Sox and the rest of the sport for more than three decades, died Thursday after … more
Sunday's Oscar telecast can't come soon enough for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which has been periodically shooting itself in the foot in the run-up to its annual awards … more
BASRA, Iraq — A youth-led protest movement in the southern Iraqi port city of Basra, which saw riots last summer over failing services and soaring unemployment, has found an artistic outlet in … more
Clooney among Markle's baby shower gangThe not-so-secret baby shower for the Duchess of Sussex has apparently occurred, with Gayle King and Amal Clooney among an intimate group of friends gathered at … more
The premise for "Arctic " is so simple it's almost silly to describe: Stranded man tries to survive. It's also been done more than a few times in movies, so it's understandable if hearing that … more
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THURSDAYEDITOR'S PICKEnjoy an evening of bluegrass by Grant Gordy and the Brooklyn Acoustic Allstars, at Race Brook Lodge, 7 to 11 p.m., 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield. Race Brook previews: … more

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