Dancing through the summer

BECKET — Jacob's Pillow may not be live on-site this summer, but the renowned dance festival in the Becket hills will be a presence nonetheless. The Jacob's Pillow Virtual Festival began …

Lost ... and found, in translation NORTH ADAMS — Up close, it's evident that the brightly colored paintings of Justin Favela's series, "After Jose Maria Velasco," are not made with oils like those that inspired them, but …
Cap'N Mac's: Nudel's summer pop-up offers 'playful, creative' American take-out LENOX — Nudel in Lenox is turning over a new leaf this summer — turning into a pop-up, take-out restaurant, named Cap 'N Mac's. "The long and short of it is — with the town of …
Stay Connected: Learn how the wealthy profited from the American Revolution Bidwell House Museum is hosting a history talk online, with Tom Shachtman, author of "The Founding Fortunes: How the Wealthy Paid for and Profited from America's Revolution," 10 a.m. Saturday, via …
Open Book with Lily King On the second page of the novel "Writers & Lovers," aspiring writer and protagonist Casey Peabody says, "I write because if I don't, everything feels even worse." This is a feeling Lily King, …
Berkshires Week

Berkshire Landscapes
Take 5 with Jacob's Pillow Director Pamela Tatge
BECKET — For the first time in its 88-year history, Jacob's Pillow's will be missing the ebb and flow of dance-loving audiences and … Read More
Ferrin Contemporary: Ceramic artist Peter Pincus draws inspiration from LeWitt retrospective
NORTH ADAMS — A day spent exploring in the Sol LeWitt retrospective at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art has inspired a … Read More
Stagewhispers: Running hot and cold at BTG's Sunset Cinema Outside
PITTSFIELD — BB's Hot Spot food truck and Pittsfield Police Department's Operation Copsicle will be joining Berkshire Theatre … Read More
Archival 'Evening at Pops' concert series coming to WGBY-TV Friday
The Berkshire Eagle BOSTON — Boston PBS' WGBH-TV and the Boston Pops are teaming up to bring five classic "Evening at Pops" … Read More
Fresh strawberries for breakfast? Yes!
I swear my father would have eaten my mother's strawberry shortcake every day of his life, if she would have let him! My mother also … Read More
Streaming From Tanglewood: Sing a song of quarantine
LENOX - Straight out of Boston composer Scott Wheeler's self-quarantine came his "Isolation Rag." Filmed in isolation in Tanglewood's … Read More
BTG cleared to stage 'Godspell' under tent outside Colonial Theatre
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Theatre Group will present a full production of "Godspell" under a tent in Pittsfield next month — the … Read More
Lindsey Hollenbaugh | Quarantined with kids: Not matter the size, a celebration deserves chocolate cake
I’m not sure where the time went, but the next time you read this column, I’ll be the quarantined mom of a 5-year-old boy. Read More
WAM Theater's ensemble work goes online with 'The Suffrage Project'
LENOX — While stages across Berkshire County have gone dark due to the COVID-19 pandemic, screens across Berkshire County are … Read More
More Landscapes
PITTSFIELD — Any other summer, Berkshire Jewish Film Festival would be opening on the first Monday of July at Lenox Memorial High School's 500-seat air-conditioned Duffin Theater. more
PITTSFIELD — A movie for $25 a carload. That's the deal this summer at Berkshire Theatre Group's Sunset Cinema Outside, a weekend series of family films screened outdoors this month in the Taconic High School parking lot on Valentine Road. Admission is $25 per vehicle and there will be a food truck on site with concession offerings. more
Local favorite Terry A La Berry will be performing children's concerts with Erin Laundry on guitar and Tish Merwin on bass, every Tuesday through Aug. 18 at 11 a.m., on Facebook Live until live … more
What to expect: It's a short walk from the parking lot to Sunset Rock, a flat overlook with a view of North Adams and excellent sunsets on clear nights. An out-and-back hike to Spruce Hill is 6 … more
James Baldwin is less the focus of this documentary than the center of it — it's less about his life than his thoughts. Built around the idea of … more
After a lengthy period of sparse rainfall, it seems the bottom fell out this past week as we experienced one gully washer after another. At first I welcomed the precipitation, but I preferred it … more
Q: There may be carpenter bees again damaging our home. We sprayed them last season and before, but with little success. Any idea you can give will be appreciated. We don't like to spray bees in … more
LENOX - There is Seiji Ozawa, making a little speech of gratitude at the close of the Tanglewood concert and inviting the audience to join him and the Boston Symphony Orchestra in singing Randall … more
Last week, I had a deep yearning for Taco Bell. Back in college, when I was a strict vegetarian, Taco Bell was my fast food of choice because you can sub refried beans for basically anything on … more
My son and his fiancee came home this weekend — for the first time since mid-February. They were due to visit a few weeks after in March, but the state was placed in quarantine. It's been a … more

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