Straight Up: Emily Wadham makes sure it's farm-to-bar at Mezze

WILLIAMSTOWN — You might not always find Emily Wadham behind the bar at Mezze Bistro & Bar; the self-proclaimed "coverage queen" is known to float around the farm-to-table restaurant on …

5 things to do if you're on a budget this week, Nov. 21-27 MUSICAn afternoon of chamber musicBoston Symphony Orchestra performs a free concert of works by Haydn, Dvorak and Knocz, 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in the MCLA Church Street Center, 375 Church St., …
Date-night ideas: Live music, comedy shows on tap THURSDAYRace Brook Lodge's Down County Social Club hosts Ameranouche, 7 to 10 p.m. According to Race Brook: "The rip-roaring ensemble is a super force of hot acoustic Gypsy inspired music mixing …
Take a detour in the produce aisle with these 6 fruits, vegetables Did you ever wander down the produce aisle in your favorite market and pick up a fruit or vegetable you've never seen before? Or maybe you've heard its name, but don't know how to use it. A recent …
Margaret Button: Vanilla Rolled Cookies a sweet, blank cookie canvas During college, I worked part-time as a dietary aide at Plunkett Hospital in Adams. While searching out holiday cookie recipes, I came across one for vanilla rolled cookies that came from the cook, …
Trending in Landscapes
Christopher Lloyd taking on 'King Lear' at Shakespeare & Company LENOX — Moviegoers know him as Emmett "Doc" Brown in the "Back to the Future" trilogy. Television viewers know him as "Reverend Jim" on the sitcom "Taxi." This summer, …
Berkshires Week

Berkshire Landscapes
Rev Tor & Friends hosting holiday show at Colonial Theatre
PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Theatre Group is presenting Rev Tor & Friends' Rock & Soul Holiday Show, 8 p.m., Nov. 29, at The … Read More
Rumative concerto debuts
WILLIAMSTOWN — An opening cadenza by the solo cello "reveals him as the emotional center of the proceedings — sensitive, … Read More
Open Book with Grace Lin
Snow has already arrived in the Berkshires, and for the county's youngest readers, flakes falling from the sky may still feel like a … Read More
Two BFFs share the challenge of new parenthood in compassionate 'Cry It Out' at Hartford Stage
HARTFORD, Conn. — Molly Smith Metzler's compassionate, insightful "Cry It Out" — "a new play about new parents," as … Read More
Thom Smith: Excitement at an early season bird feeder
I hung a sunflower seed feeder a few days ago. As I was hanging out the window securing it to a movable arm-style hanger to the … Read More
The Scene: BSC/NYC Gala Raises $110K for Julianne Boyd New Works Fund
NEW YORK — Barrington Stage Company closed out its 25th anniversary season in style with its annual BSC/NYC Gala on Nov. 11. The … Read More
Theater Review: Impossible 'Dream/Awake' weaves a tangled web at The Whit
PITTSFIELD — The development process of a new play can be long and arduous. There comes a time when it moves from table-read to … Read More
'Influencers' of another time have their say in new exhibit at Clark Art Institute
WILLIAMSTOWN — In the mid-19th century, artists and photographers were the "influencers" of their day, providing images of distant … Read More
5 things to do if you're on a budget this week, Nov. 14 to 20
MUSICCatch some live musicThe Wanda Houston Band provides the tunes at Number 10, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15. 10 Castle St., Great … Read More
Comedian Doug Smith to take the stage at The Infield
PITTSFIELD — Growing up as a Jehovah's Witness, Doug Smith would read Bible passages onstage from the time he was 8 years old. As he … Read More
More Landscapes
THURSDAY Mass MoCA is hosting an evening with The New Pornographers, featuring Neko Case, AC Newman, Kathryn Calder, Todd Fancey, Blaine Thurier, John Collins, Joe Seiders and Simi Stone, 8 p.m. … more
PITTSFIELD — Mac-Haydn Theatre's production of "Ragtime" and Shakespeare & Company's production of Suzan-Lori Parks' "Topdog/Underdog," took home top honors Monday as … more
I spent most of my family vacations on Cape Cod, until we finally moved there in 1969 after I graduated from high school. My first job in the summer of that year was working at Pond Village Cold … more
It's time to talk turkey. I don't mean talk about turkey, but talking turkey; getting down to the business of getting ready for Thanksgiving.Thanksgiving is only two weeks away. No other holiday … more
MEAL FOR SENIORS SET TODAYRoast pork will be on the menu for the senior community meal today at the First Baptist Church in Readsboro, Vt. The Friendly Mission Circle is preparing the meal, which … more
While almost everyone is familiar with the classic recipe for Rice Krispies Treats, slight variations on the original abound. We think our recipe gets them just right, with the perfect ratio of … more
PITTSFIELD — Ask founding artistic director Julianne Boyd how she'd best characterize Barrington Stage Company's just-concluded 25th anniversary season and one word comes to mind: "Risky.""This … more
Some art pieces demand more than just their creators' hands. That is certainly the case with "Big Bling," Martin Puryear's 40-foot-tall outdoor sculpture currently towering over North Adams' Marshall … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — To show where Woodlife Ranch taps maples for its line of syrup products, Mario Gagliardi produced an aerial shot of the property. On Monday morning, Gagliardi hovered over the … more
The Book: "Disappearing Earth," by Julia Phillips.Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf; First Edition (May 14, 2019)Synopsis: One August afternoon, on the shoreline of the Kamchatka peninsula at the … more

Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions