BTG slates 'Shrek The Musical' auditions

PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Theatre Group is seeking child and adult actors, musicians, backstage crew, technical support, usher staff and parent volunteers for its upcoming non-Equity production, …

'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' choreographer Joshua Bergasse just wants to have fun SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — There are a lot of reasons to see "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," the musical that comes to Proctors Tuesday, where it is scheduled to run through March 3.For one …
Berkshire Landscapes
The Ugly Duck offers a rotating menu of bar-friendly foods at Thistle & Mirth
When Austin Oliver moved to the Berkshires, part of what made him feel at home was his neighborhood bar, with rotating craft beer, … Read More
Gina Coleman is feeling optomistic
WILLIAMSTOWN — For a blues singer, Gina Coleman had an awfully bright outlook this past Monday morning. The day before, the Misty … Read More
Thom Smith | NatureWatch: Proposed border wall will impact 93 endangered and threatened species
I have a friend that I have known since he was a young lad attending nature classes I conducted in the early 1970s. As a youngster, he … Read More
Open Book with Peter Filkins
Few have told the Holocaust's story in as vivid detail as H.G. Adler. And few have done more to share the poet, novelist and scholar's … Read More
South America - the destination of Berkshire County's trendsetters
Where do you go on vacation if you already live in a bucolic haven brimming with arts and culture? For most Berkshire County … Read More
A compelling 'A Doll's House, Part 2' in Hartford
HARTFORD, Conn. — The knock, when it comes — and it comes right at the beginning of director Jenn Thompson's shrewd, … Read More
4 things not to miss this week, Feb. 24 - March 2
VAN MORRISON TRIBUTE CONCERTDescribed by the LA Times as, "An incredible recreation of the Irish legend," Moondance: The Ultimate Van … Read More
Kaki King redefines guitar playing
NORTH ADAMS — The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's website bills guitarist Kaki King's Saturday night performance as a … Read More
Wilco sets Solid Sound lineup
NORTH ADAMS — Wilco's music and arts festival, Solid Sound, returns to Mass MoCA June 28-30. This year's lineup includes, among … Read More
Singer-songwriter Annie Lennox bringing art installation to Mass MoCA in May
Berkshire Eagle staffNORTH ADAMS — Eurythmics co-founder, singer-songwriter Annie Lennox, is coming to to Mass MoCA this spring … Read More
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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
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
MUSIC Catch the show Williams' Visiting Artist Series brings La Voz de Tres, featuring vocalist Natalia Bernal, pianist Mike Eckroth, and seven-string guitarist Jason Ennis, with cellist Eugene … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — Akram Khan Company is scheduled to perform "XENOS," a portrait of an Indian dancer whose skilled body becomes an instrument of war, 8 p.m. Thursday at Williams College's '62 … more
"I'm hungry!" "There's nothing to eat!" After school, weekends, school vacations, snow days, if the kids are home, they're looking for something to eat. What seem to be insatiable appetites are not … more
DINING EVENT TO AID LIBRARYThe Roeliff Jansen Community Library will partner with select area restaurants in the Sixth Annual "Community Dine Out." The program encourages "dining local" and raises … more
Fallen chocolate cake, or molten chocolate cake, is an under-cooked-in-the-center mound of intense, buttery chocolate cake. We wanted to turn this restaurant-menu standard into a practical recipe for … more
Centuries ago, focaccia began as a by-product: When bakers needed to gauge the heat of the wood-fired oven — focaccia stems from focolare and means "fireplace"— they would tear off a … more
My heart is in it, but I'm exhausted. It's been a fun week, but I'm not as young as I used to be. My exhaustion is reminiscent of running around after my children when they were toddlers. Yes, its … more
Chicken enchiladas offer a rich and complex combination of flavors and textures, but traditional cooking methods can be tedious. We wanted a more streamlined recipe for chicken enchiladas — one … more

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