This week ...
Art that reminds us we're mortal beings
NORTH ADAMS — The large feline in Jason Walker's sculpture, "Cougar Encounter," looks ready to pounce. Its sinewy form is perched on … Read More
Calling all book lovers ...
Book lovers will find plenty to do this weekend. Stop by one of these book-themed events and refill your "to read" pile. Jewish … Read More
"Gem of the Valley" brings immersive theater to Chester
Like many other Chester Theatre Company regulars, John Bechtold remembers making the drive down to the eastern edge of the Berkshires … Read More
SculptureNow: 'A varied and enriching artistic experience'
Lenox — "These eight pieces of wood were burned at the Leverett Peace Pagoda on August 9 — the anniversary of the bombing of … Read More
A collection of 'unseen' abstract art goes on view
LENOX — In 1937, the American Abstract Artists held their first group show in the Squibb Gallery in New York City.The show would … Read More
In 'Selling Kabul,' a pressurized situation is finally spoken about
WILLIAMSTOWN — A young man is sitting on a thick, warmly-colored rug and leaning against the couch that wraps around the room, … Read More
Berkshires Week Calendars
Best Bets in the Berkshires, July 18 - 24
ARTTake a walk Head to The Mount for a sculpture walk among this year's SculptureNow exhibition with WordXWord, 3 p.m. Sunday, un … Read More
Best Bets in the Berkshires, July 11 - 17
ARTAnnual showThe Housatonic Valley Art League Juried Art Show and Sale runs through Aug. 25. Stop on by and take a look, Thursday … Read More
Celebrate the Fourth of July: Fireworks, event times today in the Berkshires
Catch fireworks tonight at one of these area celebrations or cheer on your neighbors at the parades: LENOX- Shakespeare & Company's … Read More
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Four places to cool off this summer ...
North PondCentral Shaft Road, FloridaFlorida's North Pond in Savoy State Forest has a peaceful and family-friendly beach spot. Stairs … Read More
Thomas Christopher | Be-a-Better-Gardener: Coping with climate change
Global warming is the popular name for the often dramatic and destructive weather trends that we have been witnessing in our gardens … Read More
Reggie Wilson: Shaker worship, African diaspora through a postmodern dance lens
There are many things that leap to mind when we think about the Shakers — their communal country communities, their elegantly … Read More
Ventfort Hall Tea & Talk: How fashion reflects social changes
LENOX — It's said that hemlines and heel heights are indicative of global economic health. In the 1920s, hemlines were raised as the … Read More
Play 'finds breadth in history'
Chester — Margie has gotten off the train in a city of strangers, wanting to test her strength."Sometimes, I get overwhelmed," she … Read More
Thomas Christopher | Be-A-Better-Gardener: Midsummer care for annuals
My mentor in annual growing and design, Michael Ruggiero, senior curator at the New York Botanical Garden, always said annuals were … Read More

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