Belltower Records: Where music is sold and played

North Adams — Visitors of Belltower Records may find themselves in the middle of a band's tuning session the next time they pick up vinyls.Since acquiring the entire music collection of the now …

5 things to do if you're on a budget this week Take a lookDownstreet Art's season begins tonight, 5 to 8 p.m., with gallery openings at Berkshire Art Museum, MCLA Gallery 51 and Installation Space, music by Kids 4 Harmony, a beer garden on Eagle …
A Peter Pan origin story beckons at GhostLit Rep PITTSFIELD — "Peter and the Starcatcher" is about Peter Pan before he became Peter Pan. The way GhostLit Rep co-artistic director Caitlin Teeley sees it, the play was made to order for the …
At Barrington Stage, playwright weaves a biting, cautionary tale about the white-black divide in America PITTSFIELD — Sarcasm, anger, pain, drip like sap in Stacey Rose's generally clever, biting, cautionary satire, "America v. 2.1.: The Sad Demise and Eventual Extinction of the American Negro," …
Dessert bar bake-off: The best bars to bring to the potluck Nothing goes with a summer get-together quite like brownies and dessert bars. Not only are they easy to pack, they can be eaten by hand, with little or no mess. And they can be made in a relatively …
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Scorsese's 'Rolling Thunder Revue' revives memories of a famous Dream Away shindig BECKET — About 100 minutes into Martin Scorsese's "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story," Bob Dylan and Joan Baez are leaning against the bar at the Dream Away Lodge, sneaking glances at …
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Bits & Bites: Shaker Village, Ventfort Hall dinners set this week
FOOD FOR THOUGHT DINNERMitch Horowitz, PEN Award-winning author of "Occult America," will host Hancock Shaker Village's next … Read More
Robin Anish | The Table is Set: Hot summer days call for Popsicles
Imagine this: It's San Francisco, 1905. Eleven-year-old Frank Epperson is hanging out on his porch hankering for a tasty, sweet … Read More
A cheesecake without all the fuss
We love a tall New York-style cheesecake but there's no denying it's a bit of a project. It's also incredibly rich and decadent. … Read More
Throw a pork tenderloin on the grill tonight
To turn a midweek dinner into something special, try cooking easy pork tenderloin on the grill.To produce beautifully browned pork … Read More
Music review: Three operas as one, or, a Baroque mashup at the Mahaiwe
GREAT BARRINGTON — A king can dream, can't he?"Dreams & Madness" was the theme of the week-long Boston Early Music Festival … Read More
At Tanglewood, Koussevitzky is in everything
LENOX — Take a walk inside Tanglewood. Start at the newly renovated Main Gate, with its newly unveiled statue of Serge … Read More
Circa connects at Jacob's Pillow
BECKET — "Only connect!" wrote the 20th century English novelist E.M. Forster; the epigraph of his sublime "Howards End," the … Read More
Patti LuPone postpones Mahaiwe show
GREAT BARRINGTON — Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center has announced the postponement of Broadway superstar Patti LuPone's July 20 … Read More
Contemporary, feisty flamenco
BECKET — Irene Rodriguez performs her own melding of flamenco, Afro-Cuban rhythm and contemporary movement, with live musicians on … Read More
Open book with Mitch Horowitz
PITTSFIELD — If you've visited Hancock Shaker Village and strolled through its tranquil gardens and fields, it's not a leap to … Read More
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LENOX — The music of the iconic British rock group Queen, and the dramatic up-and-down life story of its lead singer, Freddie Mercury, made the film "Bohemian Rhapsody" one of last year's … more
These capsules are based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak. The capsules include the date the full review appeared in print.'Critic's choice' indicates a highly recommended … more
LENOX — On the first day of her Amy Clampitt Residency in early January, Jessica Piazza got to work in the yard-level office of the late poet's former Lenox home. Soon, Piazza had some … more
Q: I don't understand how a monarch egg can hatch in Great Barrington into a caterpillar, and then a butterfly, and fly to Mexico, and return to Great Barrington to lay more eggs. Please … more
Some scattered thoughts on scattered showers from a scatterbrain:- If you haven't as yet ceased harvesting asparagus, do so pronto. From this point on, allow the asparagus to develop its tall, … more
BECKET — Jacob's Pillow kicked off the summer with its Season Opening Gala on Saturday, June 15, which appropriately enough, featured dancing throughout the entire evening. The festivities … more
'WOMAN AT WAR' (APPLE, GOOGLE PLAY, YOUTUBE)Talk about unexpected achievements, "Woman At War" manages the near-impossible by offering up a feel-good movie about climate change, but perhaps that's … more
Bring a picnic and enjoy the eveningNaumkeag at Night is back for its 2019 season. Come with a picnic and your family and friends from 5 to 8 p.m. every Thursday in the gardens at Naumkeag. There … more
PITTSFIELD — While two of its musicals have traveled to Broadway's bright lights, Barrington Stage Company's current production of Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods" charts a darker course … more
STOCKBRIDGE — It's December, on the night after a wake. In the kitchen of an old house, an old man is washing dishes. It's early dark. His middle-aged son ducks into the raw night to find his … more

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