Mac-Haydn's 2019 season begins Thursday with 'Camelot'

CHATHAM, N.Y, — The Mac-Haydn Theatre kicks off its 51st season this weekend with the Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe musical, "Camelot," beginning Thursday and running through June 2.This …

After depression and grief, Paul Graubard's paintings, collages celebrate the light LENOX — Paul Graubard has endured enough darkness in his life. Art provides him with an opportunity to revel in the light."I laugh a lot at my own paintings," Graubard said at his home studio …
Conversations lead to deeper connections between descendants When Bonney Hartley, tribal historic preservation officer for the Stockbridge-Munsee Band, watches archeologists scrape back aged earth, something special - and emotional - happens: The centuries, …
Shaping the exhibition Follow Leslie Ferrin on social media and you'll notice that she rarely sits still. One day, she's sharing images of new ceramic works at gallery openings in New York City. The next day, she might be …
This is the story of the songwriter behind 'Story of a Girl' NORTH ADAMS — "This isssssss the story of a girl."Nine Days' "Absolutely (Story of a Girl)" opens with one of the most recognizable hooks in recent rock history because, really, how else could …
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'MOLE MAN' (AMAZON, SUNDANCE) Focusing on autistic 66-year-old Ron Heist, "Mole Man" presents a manifestation of compulsive creativity … Read More
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Barrington Public Theater bows in mid-June
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ARTFun for the familyPittsfield's 3rd Thursdays kick off for the season Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., with music, performance, food and community activities including a performance from the Breffny … more
How had I not heard of this? It's hilarious! Watergate cake with cover-up icing! This recipe caught my eye on a food history website. The name, Watergate cake with cover-up icing, described as having … more
CHURCH TO HOLD LASAGNA DINNERCheshire United Methodist Church will hold a dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the church hall, 197 Church St., Cheshire.The menu is meat or cheese lasagna, tossed … more
To make grilled cauliflower with a tender interior and a flavorful, nicely browned exterior, we first microwaved it until it was cooked through and then briefly grilled it to pick up color and … more
While raw and roasted vegetables certainly have their place, braising is a great technique for cooking even the most delicate vegetables.You may think braising would turn verdant spring vegetables … more
Artist Natasha Bowdoin, whose large floral landscape is now on view at Mass MoCA, developed a love of the wilderness at a young age, wandering the woods and waters of Maine. Using lush layers of … more
At first glance, The Folly, looks to be nothing more than a small, tan-colored shingled house sitting on a hill above a pond. Look again, and you might recognize the "youngest house museum in New … more
Former Williams College English professor Lauren Stevens helped history major Robert Quay with his 2004 senior thesis, "Mohawks, Model T's and Monuments." As a thank you, Quay sent Stevens a final … more
PITTSFIELD — There is a lot that hasn't changed at The Lantern Bar & Grill since Pittsfield's iconic eatery reopened: you can still grab a seat at the counter; a lot of the art is still in … more
GREAT BARRINGTON — Close Encounters With Music is bringing its 27th season to a close with a performance by the Escher String Quartet on Saturday and a gala June 8 featuring the music of … more

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