Some sassy brass Sunday at Tanglewood's Linde Center

LENOX — Now, let's see. The program opens with Hindemith's Sonata for alto horn and piano, which will be played by an alto trombone with piano. It ends with Herbert L. Clarke's polka "Bride of …

Patti LaBelle, Darlene Love join Tanglewood Popular Artists lineup LENOX — The "Godmother of Soul," Patti LaBelle will make her Tanglewood debut 7:30 p.m. June 27. Sharing the stage with Ms. LaBelle is Darlene Love. Tickets, which range from $27-$119, go …
A dinner made for craft beer lovers WILLIAMSTOWN — What's better than pretzels and cheese paired with a glass of "Mass Whole" lager? How about a "beer dinner," benefiting the Williamstown Youth Center, that pairs five of …
Celtic roots band, Runa, brings its own magical mystery tour to the Berkshires SHEFFIELD — On a winter day, Shannon Lambert-Ryan and her family stood listening to musicians playing a low melody on six-holed cane flutes. The tune rose and fell gently, like the hills on the …
Ghent theater plans 'Nibroc' auditions GHENT, N.Y. — Auditions for Ghent Playhouse's production of Arlene Hutton's "Last Train to Nibroc" are scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Tuesday at the theater — 6 Town Hall …
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DATENIGHT IDEAS: Balladeers, burlesque and cabaret abound
Can't wait for the weekend? Grab a date and head to Sheffield's Dewey Hall to see Lovestruck Balladeers in concert. Dewey Hall … Read More
Robin Anish: What food is as hot as summer, cold as winter?
It's funny, the little things I can remember from being a kid so many years ago — and it's not so funny that I often can't remember … Read More
John Seven | Viewer's Discretion: Multifaceted 'Giri/Haji' is a crime series — and much more
On its surface, "Giri/Haji" could be described as a crime series, but to leave it there would be doing it a huge disservice. A lot of … Read More
Bits & Bites: Tea and talk, potluck and a play on tap this week
ICE FAMINE OF 1919 TOPIC OF TEA & TALK A museum professional in the field of living history, historian and author Dennis Picard, … Read More
'Criminal' Live Show: A 'look behind the curtain' of popular podcast
Nine months before "Serial" burst into the public consciousness, the "OG" of true crime podcasts, "Criminal" made its debut. Read More
'My Shining Star': A book for working moms, written by a busy, working mom
It was more than a year ago, but Dr. Neha Das can still remember the moment, vividly, when her daughter looked her and said, "Mama, … Read More
The woman behind 'Fiddler on the Roof's' Tevye has her say
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — It's not a common thought leaving a production of a classic musical, but for me I think that "Fiddler on the … Read More
'Landmarks' at WCMA: Take a closer look at how a photograph is framed
WILLIAMSTOWN — Photography, despite its reputation as a truthful depiction of the world, allows for countless opportunities to … Read More
Berkshire Botanical Garden Winter Lecture: Wild nature meets the tended garden
Famed 19th-century Irish gardener William Robinson was an iconoclast. The grandfather of all modern garden sensibilities and design … Read More
Hotspot | Start your morning full, happy at Otto's
Recipe for success: When I want to treat my girlfriend to a nice breakfast in Pittsfield, there is only one spot in the city I … Read More
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Q. I was wondering if you have heard from anyone in the last couple years about seeing two elk around the North Adams area? I can't be the only one who has seen two huge elk! more
PITTSFIELD — In a time of upheaval, Kate Maguire, CEO and artistic director of Berkshire Theatre Group, says she finds solace and peace in theater. More than that, she says. "When I need to … more
ALBANY, N.Y. — For Friday's Valentine's Day concert at Proctors in Schenectady, Albany Symphony Orchestra music director David Alan Miller is passing the baton to returning guest conductor … more
CHESTER — Four plays, all written by women — one of them a world premiere commission — make up Chester Theatre Company's 31st season; its fifth under producing artistic director … more
HARTFORD, Conn. — A small, dark-haired young woman is leaning out a window alone. She wants life and companionship. She aches for an active mind and body. She tells herself stories about … more
Jess Lillie's Valentine's Day tradition is about love and support, just not the kind you find on a greeting card. Lillie is one of 13 local men and women who will perform two readings of the book … more
Help fill your calendar of fun during February break and after with the ninth annual 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival. For more information, visit more
Get ready to laugh: Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes Brooklyn-based comedian Caitlin Reese to the Comedy Garage, $5, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. … more
Down County Social Club at Race Brook Lodge presents John Snyder, 8 p.m., Thursday. They preview, "DCSC welcomes back John Snyder, performing an auditory quest to the outer reaches of the musical … more
The Berkshire Eagle GREAT BARRINGTON — Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center has a brand new digital cinema projection system and it's ready to show it off with five films in March and … more

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