Friday, May 24, 2024

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Amy Krzanik

Amy serves as assistant managing editor for The Berkshire Edge. She lives in Adams, Massachusetts and holds a BFA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College.

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BITS & BYTES: Jacob’s Pillow opens season; David Grover celebration; lecture on Fanny Kemble; Jay Ungar & Molly Mason concert, Juneteenth talk at Barrington...

A celebration of the life and career of David Grover will be held Sunday, June 12 at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield.

BITS & BYTES: ‘Imprinted’ at Norman Rockwell Museum; Lenox Art Walk; Berkshire Bounty food drive; two new exhibits at The Mount; IS183 rebranded as...

The Lenox Spring Art Walk will be held Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday, June 12 from 11 a.m.–4 p.m., along the Main Street sidewalk and in Lilac Park.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: BAV awards $100K to farmers markets; Berkshire Bounty hires director; Greylock, Salisbury banks promote employees; Bidwell House elects new board president

The Berkshire Bounty Board of Directors has announced the hiring of Morgan Ovitsky as the non-profit organization's first executive director.

BITS & BYTES: ‘Two to Tango’ at Bernay Fine Art; ‘Symbiosis’ at BBG; Nutshell Playhouse at Ventfort Hall; Shakespeare & Company gala; Lee Sportsmen...

Shakespeare & Company will celebrate its 45th season on Saturday, June 25 at the Sapphire Gala, featuring dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and one-night-only performances of theater, classical music, and dance.

BITS & BYTES: Spencertown Academy’s Hidden Gardens; Intro to Shinrin-Yoku; Osceola Park car show, picnic; Hoffmann Hackers Golf Classic; Young Women in Science

The annual Osceola Park Car Show and Picnic, a free family and pet-friendly event, will be held Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

BITS & BYTES: The art of Lino Tagliapietra; Welcome Summer Festival; Music at Southfield Church; ‘PERSIST’ art show; One World Celebration

Berkshire South Regional Community Center’s 2nd-annual Welcome Summer Festival will be held at the community center this Saturday, June 4, from 11 a.m.–4 p.m., rain or shine.

BITS & BYTES: Berkshire Museum exhibits; Pleasant Valley family fun day; M. Gerard Fromm book talk; Daryl Lowry Quartet concert; Dance for Social Justice...

The Berkshire Museum will celebrate the opening of three exhibits — “Art of the Hills: Visual Evidence,” "Memento Mori" by Julia Dixon and "Big Photos" by Bill Arnold — with a reception Saturday, June 4 from 5:30–7:30 p.m.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Pop Up, North Berkshire; panel on NFTs; Berkshire Money Management, Shakespeare & Co., Berkshire Music School add staff; CHP welcomes two dentists

The Berkshire Innovation Center will host a free panel discussion, Non-Fungible Tokens: A New Frontier for Brick-and-Mortar, on Saturday, June 4, from 5–8 p.m.

BITS & BYTES: Half Waif at Race Brook Lodge; 30 in 30 literacy fundraiser; Becket Arts Center opens season; NBUW Spirit of Caring Awards;...

Northern Berkshire United Way will host its 4th annual Spirit of Caring Awards, on Thursday, June 9 from 5–7 p.m., at 3 West Events in The Norad Mill.

BITS & BYTES: First Friday Artswalk; Westside Block Party; The Lucky 5 in Spencertown; Berkshire Lyric at Tanglewood; ‘Grief, the Musical …a Comedy’; Crandell...

Berkshire Lyric will present the Mozart Requiem on Sunday, May 29 at 3 p.m., at Seiji Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood. The 80-voice chorus will be accompanied by a full orchestra and joined by a solo vocal quartet.

BITS & BYTES: Ancram Opera House, Bidwell House open seasons; Stockbridge Sinfonia rehearsals; ROAM gallery exhibit; 1/2 TIX program; Summer Stage at Ski Butternut

The popular ½ TIX program will return June 2, with same-day, half-priced tickets to performances at Tanglewood, Barrington Stage Company, Berkshire Theatre Group, Chester Theatre Company, Mac-Haydn Theatre, Shakespeare & Company, and The Theater Barn.

BITS & BYTES: Berkshire Busk! returns; BIFF Ukraine fundraiser; Carrie Chen Gallery exhibit; Berkshire Music School events; BTG Broadway Concert Series

Great Barrington Public Theater’s Broadway Play online auction is open for bids until May 27. This is your chance to win pairs of Producer’s House seats at four of the best shows currently running on Broadway.

BITS & BYTES: Renée Fleming, Parsons Dance at Mahaiwe; Bennington Food Summit; Berkshire Waldorf event; Clark Art concert; Berkshire Bach performances

On May 20 and 21, the 2022 Bennington Food Summit will celebrate the local food system with a lineup of free events, including tours, workshops, talks, open houses and more.
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