'Tiny Pricks Project': A crafty form of political protest

President Donald Trump got a wall after all — at The Foundry in West Stockbridge.Gallery walls are covered with Trump tweets embroidered on vintage fabric — dish towels, doilies, napkins, …

The Eagle Book Club | Staff picks: Books worth cozying up with this winter I finally got around to Taylor Jenkins Reid's "Daisy Jones and The Six," and boy, should I have picked this up sooner. This book checks all the boxes for me."Daisy Jones" is really for everyone; so …
Book Review: "Twilight Time' is reflective, spiritual "Twilight Time: Aging in Amazement" by Susie Kaufman is her first book-length collection of her own deeply felt, thoughtful and reassuring essays themed on every shade of experience "about birth and …
Trattoria Rustica: A taste of the Old Country in downtown Pittsfield "Buona Sera!" That's the greeting you'll hear when entering Trattoria Rustica on McKay Street in downtown Pittsfield. Behind an old-style wooden door, the restaurant has welcomed appreciative diners …
Animal portraiture, a continent's wildlife in focus at Sohn Fine Art LENOX — A diagonal rain pelts them from behind, streams of water visible against their black stripes. Tall grass and gray sky surrounds. The three zebras frozen in a Serengeti National Park …
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Liz Phair, comedian John Early coming to Mass MoCA NORTH ADAMS — Liz Phair is back on tour and she'll be stopping by Mass MoCA this May. "She was, continues to be, and is a massive influence over every singer/songwriter in the alternative genre …
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Open Book with Patty Crane
In Patty Crane's poem, "Some Kind of Proof," a bird strikes a window. It's devastating"[R]ight there on the back porch — / stunned, … Read More
Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Flocks of cardinals common during non-breeding season
Q: The weekend of Nov. 7 and 8, in addition to our regular birds, squirrels and chipmunks, my husband and I observed four pairs of … Read More
4 events not to miss this week, Dec. 8-14
Celebrate the season with good musicBerkshire musicians Billy Keane and Matt Cusson will headline a Holiday Cabaret at 7 p.m., Sunday, … Read More
Ghent Playhouse schedules 'Chalk Garden' auditions
GHENT, N.Y. — Due to the recent snowstorm, Ghent Playhouse is scheduling additional auditions, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, for … Read More
Keane, Cusson performing at Barrington Stage cabaret
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire musicians Billy Keane and Matt Cusson will headline a "Holiday Cabaret" 7 p.m. Sunday at Barrington Stage … Read More
Dance takes flight in new directions in New England Dance on Tour at Williams College
WILLIAMSTOWN — When geographically separated dance companies converge and perform on the same program for the first time, the … Read More
5 things to do if you're on a budget this week, Dec. 5-11
An evening of jazz: The Williams Jazz Repertory Ensemble performs music from many eras of trumpeter and bandleader Freddie Hubbard's … Read More
A weekend in the Berkshires for chamber music lovers
For those who have a yearning for chamber music, new and old, this is your weekend with performances in Williamstown, Lenox and Great … Read More
Two ways to 'party like Santa on Christmas morning' this weekend
Santas (age 21 and older, of course) looking for an extra reason to be jolly have two opportunities this weekend to get in the holiday … Read More
Get in the holiday spirit with these date-night ideas
THURSDAYClub Helsinki Hudson welcomes Anne Heaton and Natalia Zukerman for An Evening of Songs and Stories, 8 p.m. Tickets are $18, … Read More
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In 2020, it will be all about nut butter.Don't giggle — analysts are expecting butters and spreads to pick up steam next year. Whole Foods' annual trends report predicts wild ones, like … more
On Monday, with the snow steadily piling up outside, I was a little perturbed to discover the laptop I had brought home with me from The Eagle on Friday wouldn't connect with the mother ship. After … more
Australian artist Tracy Moffatt is best known for her photography that relates to her own experience as the child of a white father … more
In gaming parlance, I recently hit level 50. In more general terms, I just got old, crested the hill, entered middle-age and became embroiled in its accompanying existential crisis.The fact that we, as a species, consider 50 "mid-life," instead … more
Edward Ard discovered his passion for baking on an offshore oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Hired as a cook in the 1992, "I saw all those pastries in a display case and was like, 'Wow, people … more
As a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist, David Maraniss has unearthed details about the families of some of the 20th and 21st centuries' most prominent figures."After writing biographies of … more
Audiobook producer, actress and author Alison Larkin knows how to give voice to women's stories. So, it was only fitting that her company give voice to some not-so-little women in literary history. … more
Snow has become a now-and-then feature of our winters, which is a relief to those who have to shovel it, but a detriment to gardeners. As I have noted in this column before, snow is a natural, if … more
Q. Is it possible for bluebirds to still be around? Two times in the past 10 days or so, two birds, one quite blue, the other a bit duller, but same shape and size, came to the suet as soon as I … more
FILL YOUR GIFT LISTKick off the holiday shopping season at the 11th annual Handmade Holiday Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the historic Stationery Factory in … more

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