Pastry chef and owner of Patisserie Lenox Jean Yves spreads chocolate as he makes a yule log or "buche de noel."
Buche de Noel: A holiday treat ... days in the making
GREAT BARRINGTON — Pastry Chef Jean Yves says he hates Christmas — making 10,000 holiday logs will do that to a man.Yves is the … Read More
Evryman is a company that hosts weekly group meetings, expeditions and retreats across the country as a means for men "to exercise their emotions so they can lead more successful, fulfilling lives."
Evryman retreats keep returning to the Berkshires
SHEFFIELD — In December 2016, a movement started at Race Brook Lodge.More than two dozen men gathered with the deceptively … Read More
Chocolate Springs
The sweetest treats in the Berkshires
It's nice to sit down to dessert after dinner, but there are times you need a sweet treat: for breakfast, a meeting or just because. … Read More
Chris Merenda plays banjo during an overdub session, at which individual instruments are played and then added to the song track.
Overdubs and outlook: 'A serious journey'
DALTON — The last day of The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow's rhythm recording session for its first full-length album had, naturally, an … Read More
Joseph Mallord William Turner's "Rockets and Blue Lights (Close at Hand) to Warn Steamboats of Shoal Water," 1840. Oil on canvas. Clark Art Institute.
Find the narrative within the landscape
WILLIAMSTOWN — The ocean pounds mercilessly on the shore as a white light streaks through dark skies, a warning to an approaching … Read More
Proprietors/managers Nick Keene and Jenny Rubin of The Barn at The Egremont Village Inn are in charge of the venue, booking acts, bartending and sometimes even cooking.
Breakfast with Nick Keene and Jenny Rubin at The Barn
SOUTH EGREMONT — Eating breakfast at a music club might not sound particularly appetizing — the emptiness, the darkness, … Read More
Architectural Landscape
Artistic Landscape
INSTALLATION SPACE takes a new form

NORTH ADAMS — A gallery full of landscapes, abstract oil-on-canvases, collages, drawings and watercolors wasn't what Anna Farrington had envisioned when she opened INSTALLATION SPACE in …

Theatrical Landscape
'Rock and Roll Man' on Berkshire Theatre Group's 2019 slate

PITTSFIELD — The five-time Tony Award-winning producers of Caiola Productions — of the "Dear Evan Hansen," "The Color Purple," fame — are coming to Pittsfield next summer to mount a …

Musical Landscape
Funk master Clinton's farewell tour to stop at MoCA winter/spring season

NORTH ADAMS — A funk pioneer will stop in North Adams on his farewell tour.George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic will play the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art's Hunter Center on …

My Berkshire Landscape
Taking a ride on the festival circuit

Early on in "Jose," viewers may find themselves double-checking the film's genre."Some people have asked us, 'Is it a documentary?'" writer and producer George F. Roberson said at Dottie's Coffee …

Literary Landscape
Hubert Humphrey biography is insightful, readable

"Hubert Humphrey: The Conscience of the Country," by part-time Becket resident Arnold A. Offner, is an insightful and revelatory biography of "one of the great liberal leaders of post-war American …

Historical Landscapes
Sol LeWitt: 10 years in

On the eve of the opening of Sol Lewitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective, Carol LeWitt chatted about her late husband's work as friends, family and museum donors viewed the three-floor exhibition during …

Culinary Landscape
Cookie Swap: Sweet treats made to be shared with friends

PITTSFIELD — Monday afternoon, 10 or so Berkshire Eagle staff members were engaged in one of their favorite pastimes — eating holiday cookies and drinking tea or hot cocoa.

Cultural Landscapes
Savion Glover, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Pilobolus coming to Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

GREAT BARRINGTON — The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is bringing the musical collective Sweet Honey in the Rock, and tap dance superstar Savion Glover to its stage in August. The dance …

Daily Landscape
4 Things not to miss this week

Enjoy some chili while you skateBring your skates to enjoy Chili Bar & Family Skate Night at the on-property ice rink at Blantyre, plus its world-famous hot chocolate, fire pit and hearty chili …

Dance Landscapes
Jacob's Pillow announces 2019 season

BECKET — World premieres and commissions, including what is described as "an experience" at Hancock Shaker Village, form the spine of Jacob's Pillow Dance's Festival 2019.The Pillow's 87th …

Intellectual Landscape
What we've learned, and have yet to learn, from 10 years with Sol LeWitt

How did a decade go by so fast? When Mass MoCA announced its 25-year retrospective of Sol LeWitt's wall drawings, the end date seemed impossibly far off. But here we are, 10 years in, and, we have …

Making the Album with The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow

This multi-part series follows The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow as the band makes its first full-length album.  Reporter Benjamin Cassidy has been given full access and will give readers an inside …

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VIDEO | Mass MoCA's Building 6

Explore Mass MoCA's newest space, Building 6, which adds an additional 105,000-square-feet of gallery space. Building 6 officially opens on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Natural Landscape
Thom Smith | Naturewatch: More about the black squirrels in Western Massachusetts

With questions like: Why do I have a black squirrel in our yard now when for 60 years I never saw a single one?— George, DaltonIs it global warming that has brought them north?— Maria, …

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