The Mount's popular author series goes online

LENOX — The Mount has always wanted to expand its audience and author reach. Now, COVID-19 has given Edith Wharton's summer estate the push. "What's sort of unique about us is many of our …

Possible meat shortage has customers asking: 'Where's the beef?' Many of the nation's top media have been reporting that production at U.S. meat-packing plants has been disrupted by employee cases of COVID-19, leading to possibly higher prices and scarcity for …
Kripalu comes 'off the hill' and onto your screen STOCKBRIDGE — In every crisis there is opportunity. When the coronavirus pandemic temporarily shut down the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, it's leadership turned the closure into an …
Barrington Stage's Playwright Mentoring Project: 20 years of 'passing the mic' to teens, giving them respect, time and a voice Light cue: Transition to cool tone wash C: I WAS SCARED WHEN THEY TOOK ME AWAY. So begins a scene from one of the seven original scripts, based on true teen experiences, produced this school year through Barrington Stage Company's Playwright Mentoring Project.
5 facts everyone should know about Memorial Day Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer for many, who spend the three-day weekend celebrating the national holiday with family and friends at barbecues, parades and other festive celebrations.
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Mixtape offers 17 San Quentin rappers light in a dark environment
NEW YORK — David Jassy was a successful music producer who had worked with Britney Spears and others when he was sent to prison … Read More
New England Public Media gains Murrow Award; four Emmy nods
SPRINGFIELD — New England Public Media, the new alliance of NEPR and PBS televison station WGBY, has received a regional Edward … Read More
Ron Kujawski | Garden Journal: Get digging this Memorial Day!
Memorial Day weekend is always special in many ways. There are the parades and memorial events to pay homage to those members of the … Read More
Digital Stages: Webcasts and webinars galore
CHATHAM, N.Y. — The Mac-Haydn Theatre has launched a weekly webcast series. Hosted by producing artistic director John Saunders, … Read More
John Seven | Viewer's Discretion: "Escape at Dannamora' will draw you in
'ESCAPE AT DANNAMORA' (SHOWTIME, HULU, AMAZON) I'm not sure that I expected a series about the 2015 prison escape from the Clinton … Read More
Traditional Jacob's Pillow Gala giving way to Virtual Event
BECKET — In lieu of its traditional season opening Gala June 20, Jacob's Pillow is hosting a free virtual event. Jacob's Pillow … Read More
Williamstown Theatre Festival productions score with Outer Critics Circle
WILLIAMSTOWN — Four productions that originated at Williamstown Theatre Festival earned a combined 14 honors at the 70th Annual … Read More
Get 'dragged' through quarantine ... with Boxxa Vine
MONTEREY — Being in COVID-19 lockdown is a drag. If you let it be. Read More
Bought too many beans? Try these meaty, tasty meals high on protein, low on meat
Consumers may be facing an increased demand for meat substitutes as the coronavirus outbreak spreads to slaughterhouses around the … Read More
Margaret Button: You don't need to know what day it is to make these cookies
Monday is Memorial Day. Say, what?! How did that happen? Actually, I have no sense of time these days. Nine weeks at home, almost … Read More
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CHESTER — Chester Theatre Company's producing artistic director Daniel Elihu Kramer is hosting a Virtual Talkback about the Young Vic's production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams starring Gillian Anderson, beginning at 2 p.m. June 1. Participants can watch the performance for free on the London National Theatre's … more
EGREMONT — Retired art teacher Jude Harrigan has little doubt that her husband of 40 years, Michael, knew "when he married me, he'd be in for a wild ride," she said by telephone from her studio … more
At a time when galleries are closed and large gatherings are not allowed, MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center is doing what it does best — supporting its community of artists. more
BECKET — A great cookbook tells a story, about food — where it comes from, how to use it and what to make with it. more
When Angela DiTerlizzi was writing her 10th children's book "The Magical Yet," she didn't know then how important the concept of "yet" would be today. "I had no idea we'd be in a place where we can't see our friends, yet; things aren't like they used to be, yet." more
'PAGAN PEAK' (TOPIC) The Swedish series, "The Bridge" from 2011, has inspired several international remakes, including an American one, but I was never interested in any of them, the original being … more
Berkshire Theatre Group's Casual Fridays series continues 2 p.m. Friday on BTG's Facebook page with actor David Adkins. more
I like to think of my vegetable garden as a laboratory — a laboratory in the sense of experimenting with new crops, new varieties of a particular vegetable, and new ways to approach planting, … more
Q: I have seen the questions and answers about squirrels (gray squirrels that are actually black, some that are white, and now some that are brown), but in and around the trees in our backyard, we … more
MILLERTON, N.Y. — The Moviehouse is launching a series of virtual "Art Talks" later this month, hosted by Tony Carretta, consultant curator for The Moviehouse Studio Gallery. The series begins 2 p.m. May 19 ... more

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