Topdog/Underdog' ain't no hustle at Shakespeare & Company

LENOX — There's been a lot said on our stages this summer about race relations in America; about the pursuit of the American Dream and how that dream can become nightmare for the "other" …

An afternoon in the kitchen with Ruth Reichl SPENCERTOWN, N.Y. — Ruth Reichl — former Gourmet magazine editor-in-chief, restaurant critic for The New York Times and food editor of The Los Angeles Times — has seen food trends …
'Vintage Tweets': How the postcard was the original social network of the suffragists ADAMS — If the U.S. women's suffrage movement was happening today, would its members use Twitter to promote the cause?Author Carol Crossed believes they would have. So much, in fact, she named …
Berkshire Made: From wooden stump to detailed claw HINSDALE — When Sam Craig began carving wood in his basement a handful of years ago, he initially focused on creating woodenware: spoons, bowls, spreaders, coasters, cutting boards, trays, back …
Open Book with Crystal Hana Kim In Crystal Hana Kim's "If You Leave Me" (William Morrow), a handful of narrators convey civilians' knotty decisions during and after the Korean War."They're living under the duress of this violence, …
Trending in Landscapes
Date night with a view at Bousquet Mountain PITTSFIELD — Chairlift rides aren't just for ski season.At Jiminy Peak, Berkshire East and other establishments, mountain bikers often hop aboard the two-seaters during the warmer months, …
Berkshires Week

Berkshire Landscapes
Honeycutt creates colors from Naumkeag gardens
STOCKBRIDGE — Brece Honeycutt knows the deep purple blooms from Mabel Choates' peony trees will yield a turquoise dye. And that, … Read More
Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Time to get out the canning, preserving supplies
I don't know if there will be a hot time in the old town tonight, but there certainly is a hot time in the Kujawski kitchen, the heat … Read More
Thom Smith | NatureWatch: What kind of milkweed should I plant?
Q: I live near the border of Vermont and Massachusetts and want to gather milkweed pods for seeds to plant on our property. Can you … Read More
4 events not to miss, Aug. 25-31
Get your fill of garlic next weekendJoin garlic-lovers from throughout the country as they come to enjoy the quintessential Vermont … Read More
Rambling About Tanglewood: Beethoven by way of Nashville
LENOX — It's not called Music City for nothing.The Country Music Hall of Fame is two blocks away. Also within easy walking … Read More
Etheridge, Benatar and Giraldo heading for Tanglewood
LENOX — Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, and Melissa Etheridge will share the stage at Tanglewood 7 p.m. Aug. 30 in the Koussevitzky … Read More
Williams hosts film night at Tanglewood
LENOX — When John Williams appears onstage as host and narrator for Tanglewood's annual Film Night Saturday, he's sure to receive … Read More
Berkshire Opera Festival's 'Don Pasquale' abounds in comic opportunities
GREAT BARRINGTON — The operatic canon thrives on tales of true love overcoming obstacles — but nowhere is this portrayed with more … Read More
Performances Not to Miss: 'The Ninth'
This is part of a weekly series of columns devoted to a brief look ahead at the weekend's principal Tanglewood concerts. In the 19th … Read More
Dance Review: It's homage all the way for Urban Bush Women at Jacob's Pillow
BECKET — Though marathons are tremendously difficult, people continue to run them; though a possibly dangerous undertaking, people … Read More
More Landscapes
PITTSFIELD — Call 51-year-old pianist-actor-composer-playwright Hershey Felder a man of multiple personalities. He's been Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Liszt, Frederic Chopin, Peter Ilyich … more
PITTSFIELD — When Caroline Fairweather was attending the Williams College Summer Theatre Lab last summer, she wanted to workshop the opening monologue from "Richard III." That got the … more
LENOX — Obie Award-winning actor John Douglas Thompson and Lenox native and Shakespeare & Company veteran Finn Wittrock will be featured in a staged reading of William Shakespeare's "Julius … more
STOCKBRIDGE — Kathleen Clark's largely forgettable comedy, "What We May Be," which is having its world premiere at Berkshire Theatre Group's Fitzpatrick Main Stage, is set on the stage and in … more
I can attest that there is truth in the adage "you eat with your eyes first," as I feasted on the tantalizing array of picture-perfect fruits and vegetables beautifully displayed at a farm stand set … more
Members of the Eagle features department spent a good part of Monday afternoon waffling in a conference room. No, we weren't wasting our time indecisively — we were literally making waffles in … more
This impressive and unique salad, inspired by the flavors of Egypt, relies on a bed of tender, toothsome pearl barley as its base.Pearl barley is a great candidate for the multicooker; by cooking the … more
ALL-DALTON WINE AND BEER DINNER Kelly's Package Store will present the All-Dalton Farm-to-Table Wine and Beer Dinner on Tuesday at Holiday Farm in Dalton.Cocktails by the pond, featuring Kelly's Package Store wine selections, Shire … more
Tour "Garden Journal" columnist Ron Kujawski's garden. more
LENOX — It's one of music's great stories of love and friendship. When Brahms introduced himself to Schumann, Schumann welcomed him into his home and became Brahms' champion. When Schumann grew … more

Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions