Arts & Entertainment

The ninth BIFF cinema celebration: 75 films from 18 countries

Tuesday, May 27 - Kate Geis, director/producer of "Paul Taylor/Creative Domain," says her dream came true making and recording the most extensive documentation of one of the world's greatest artists. Her film is screening on the stage of the Mahaiwe Theatre where the dance that is the focus of the film had its premiere a few years ago.

Quiet in the Head at No. Six Depot

Wednesday, May 14 - For a taste of the old-fashioned, genuine Greenwich Village coffeehouse scene, with extraordinary performers to go along with their home-roasted coffees, it’s hard to beat No. Six Depot in West Stockbridge.

Fiona’s Findings: A Great Find

Tuesday, May 6 - My family owned a popular women’s specialty department store in White Plains, N.Y., called L.A. Schulman. It was THE place for stylish women.

‘Holy shit, there’s dead bats everywhere’

Monday, Apr 28 - "If we assume, very conservatively, that there are two million species in the tropical rainforests, this means that something like five thousand species are being lost each year. This comes to roughly fourteen species a day, or one every hundred minutes.” -- Elizabeth Kolbert in "The Sixth Extinction"

‘Fully Committed’: One actor, 39 roles

Monday, Apr 28 - This is completely thrilling for an actor – and completely terrifying. You leap from one character to another – and you have to land full blown for each one. -- Daniel Osman, of his 39 roles in 'Fully Committed.'