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Bits & Bytes: Library mini-golf; ‘Black Citizenship in the age of Jim Crow’; Knosh & Knowledge; women in political office lecture; tree-pruning workshop
Monday, 25 Mar 2019 - Bard College at Simon’s Rock will host the exhibit 'Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow' beginning Thursday, March 28, in the college’s Hillman-Jackson Gallery inside the Daniel Arts Center.
Business Briefs: ‘Get Mentored’ completion; Jack Miller Contractors relocates; Herrington’s donates to Habitat; Fitzgerald joins Salisbury Bank
Sunday, 24 Mar 2019 - Columbia County Habitat for Humanity has announced that Ed Herrington Inc. has contributed $5,000 to support Habitat's current construction projects of its 22nd and 23rd homes, both in Ancramdale.
Bits & Bytes: W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture; Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award for Ochoa; Farm Film Fest; ‘Stranger in the Attic’ reading
Friday, 22 Mar 2019 - Farm Film Fest will screen films that educate and entertain about farms, farming, farmers and farming issues both local and national.
Business Briefs: Tyler Street Lab grand opening; chamber of commerce scholarships; new healing arts practice; Instagram class; BCC personnel changes;
Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019 - The Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce has announced a new opportunity open to Chamber members who would like to nominate local community members to receive a scholarship.
Bits & Bytes: Troika al la Russe’ at the Mahaiwe; ‘Resisting Repression’ at Mason Library; Race Mountain Spring Banquet; rabies, microchip clinic
Monday, 18 Mar 2019 - The talk is the first sponsored by the W. E. B. Du Bois Legacy Committee as well as the first in a series of lectures by UMass visiting scholars, co-sponsored by the town of Great Barrington and UMass.
Bits & Bytes: Edith Wharton Writers-in-Residence; ‘Cool Sounds A Cappella’; ‘Berkshire Splendor’ at Stockbridge Library; carbon discussion at GreenDrinks
Thursday, 14 Mar 2019 - “Berkshire Splendor: The Great Estates of the Berkshires" will offer a glimpse of the past, present, and future of the interiors and exteriors of the Berkshires’ mansions, the architects who designed and built them, and the families who lived in them.
Business Briefs: Seven Hills’ new look; Nonprofit Boot Camp; new teacher for GBRSS; new hires at BCArc
Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019 - The Nonprofit Boot Camp on Thursday, March 14, will cover the basics of nonprofit management including governance, fundraising and best practices.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Ann’ moves to Dallas, Washington, D.C.; ch’CHUNK at Dewey Hall; ‘Rip Van Winkle: The Musical’; Amplify 2019 auditions; BagShare Project in Pittsfield;
Monday, 11 Mar 2019 - The BagShare Project uses volunteer labor to create durable shopping bags out of materials that would otherwise be burned or buried.
Bits & Bytes: BSO performance canceled; ‘Rafiki’ at Triplex Cinema; ‘Bach & Friends’ concert; Kevin McKrell at Spencertown Academy; ‘Folk Art of Limners’; Maplefest at Williams
Thursday, 7 Mar 2019 - Maplefest attendees will be able to visit a working sugar house, observe the finishing and bottling of the final product, tap trees, gather sap, and taste homemade syrup on pancakes and “sugar on snow.”
Business Briefs: Greylock sponsors WAM Theatre; Ladies’ Night Out; BTCF deadlines; Organization Ink joins Goldman Sachs program
Wednesday, 6 Mar 2019 - Eighteen Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce member vendors will be on hand to demonstrate and sample everything from essential oils and detoxifying tea to reiki and red-light therapy.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Forgotten Farms’ screening; animal and nature songs for kids; 2019 Community Read; rabies clinic
Tuesday, 5 Mar 2019 - “Songs about Fantastic Beasts: Very old music about animals on ancient instruments” will feature lively songs from Spain, Italy and England during which kids of all ages will learn about unusual early instruments and singing, as well as hear music that includes chickens clucking, bees buzzing and crickets chirping.
Bits & Bytes: French biography launch; ‘Leon: The Professional’ at Big Elm Brewing; medical cannabis talk; International Women’s Day celebration
Monday, 4 Mar 2019 - For the first time since the program’s inception, a medical marijuana dispensary, Still River Wellness, will open in nearby Torrington, providing more access for residents interested in becoming patients.
Bits & Bytes: BBG Bulb Show; ‘Gypsy Davy’ album release; awards for ‘Charley’s Horse’; mindful eating class
Saturday, 2 Mar 2019 - The Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training program uses mindfulness meditation, eating exercises, instruction and self-reflection to cultivate awareness and help repair the relationship an individual has with food.
Business Briefs: BCC hospitality, culinary program; Fairview acknowledged for excellence; Berkshire Blueprint 2.0; nurse practitioner publishes scholarly paper; new Salisbury Bank executive officers
Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 - Fairview Hospital has been named one of the Top 100 critical access hospitals in the United States by the Chartis Center for Rural Health.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Reality Hunger’ at Geoffrey Young Gallery; a cappella at Roe Jan Library; CoA luncheon; ‘Shrek the Musical’ auditions
Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019 - The Egremont and Mount Washington councils on aging invite all seniors to a complimentary luncheon Wednesday, March 6, at 11:45 a.m. at the Egremont Village Inn.
Bits & Bytes: The Wailers at Infinity Hall; ‘Making Waves’ at Good Purpose Gallery; ‘Modified’ at Mason Library; spaghetti supper concert
Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019 - 'Making Waves' will feature work created by 13 Community Access to the Arts artists from Berkshire County Arc, Berkshire Family and Individual Resources, and Columbia County Arc.
Bits & Bytes: Chesterwood exhibition; ‘Children of the Moon’; Mass Audubon climate cafe; WAM Theatre Elder Ensemble
Monday, 25 Feb 2019 - Taking its name from Du Bois poem “Children of the Moon,” which appeared in Du Bois’ book “Darkwater” in 1920, the event is part of a larger three-day program that brings students together for an exploration of Du Bois’ life, work and legacy.
Business Briefs: Williams sustainability map; census talk; Greylock donates to Goodwill; Marcus joins Berkshire United Way; Cardillo joins BFAIR
Saturday, 23 Feb 2019 - This year’s meeting will feature a presentation and discussion on the reasons why a complete census count is important for Massachusetts, the challenges facing the 2020 census in particular and the role that nonprofits can play to help ensure an accurate count.
Friday, 22 Feb 2019 - In "The Human Element,” directed by Matthew Testa, environmental photographer James Balog uses his camera to reveal how environmental change is affecting the lives of everyday Americans.
Bits & Bytes: W. E. B. Du Bois tribute; ‘The Vagina Monologues’ at the Whit; ‘Elegant Entertaining in the Gilded Age’
Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019 - The program will also honor Du Bois biographer David Levering Lewis, who will receive the town’s first W. E. B. Du Bois Legacy Award honoring recipients for “embodying and preserving W. E. B. Du Bois’ legacy as a scholar and activist for freedom.”
Bits & Bytes: ‘Animals of the North’; ‘Haydn Seek’ at Saint James Place; neuroscience lecture at Simon’s Rock; ‘ESCAPE’ art talk; ‘Agriculture as the Heart of Environmentalism’
Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019 - Three Haydn string quartets, including his “Joke” Quartet, will provide an evening of ambiguous beginnings and fake-out endings, mismatched dialogues between instruments, misunderstandings, musical pratfalls, pretend memory lapses, and digressions.
Business Briefs: Lifetime achievement award for Packer; new play program at Chester Theatre Company; grant for Berkshire Humane Society; Meczywor named Balance Rock partner
Monday, 18 Feb 2019 - This marks the first commission in what the organization sees as a new artistic initiative to consistently develop original works that will appear on its stage and have life in other theaters beyond western Massachusetts.
Thursday, 14 Feb 2019 - Most likely the first of their gender as women performing together, Concerto delle Donne revolutionized the role of women in professional music.
Bits & Bytes: Car Seat Headrest at MASS MoCA; Egg Cream Eggstravaganza; John Bonifaz at Berkshire Athenaeum; pajama drive; Valentine’s swing dance
Monday, 11 Feb 2019 - At Hevreh of Southern Berkshire the evening will begin with a screening of the short film “Egg Cream” by Nora Claire Miller, Peter Miller and Amy Linton, a bittersweet look at memory, history, and the enduring meaning of the beloved chocolate soda drink born on the Jewish Lower East Side of New York City.
Bits & Bytes: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor at Simon’s Rock; ‘Being Black in the Berkshires’; Williams College French Film Festival; LitNet seeks volunteer tutors
Friday, 8 Feb 2019 - In her lecture, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor will give historical context to the Combahee River Collective’s groundbreaking work and how it informs present-day social movements such as Black Lives Matter.
Bits & Bytes: ‘The Organ Masters’; ‘ESCAPE’ art talk; antique restoration lecture; BCArc scholarships
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2019 - Davis Gregory Art will present artist Alexander Ross in an informal talk about his work Friday, Feb. 8, at 3 p.m. at the Geoffrey Young Gallery
Business Briefs: New Berkshire Museum executive director; Random Harvest Market opens; the Bookloft at Facebook Communities Summit; social media workshop
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2019 - Offering food and a culture that foster connection and collaboration, the vision of the employee-owned Random Harvest Market is to participate in a “relational food economy.”
Bits & Bytes: Pilobolus at the Mahaiwe; Calvin Alexander Ramsey at Simon’s Rock; ‘One Big Home’ screening; ‘Cupcake Wars’ fundraiser; mentor meet-up
Monday, 4 Feb 2019 - Calvin Alexander Ramsey's play, and his later children's story “Ruth and the Green Book,” both draw inspiration from the same story that inspired the Academy Award-nominated film “Green Book.”
Bits & Bytes: Public meeting with Andrea Harrington; citizenship scholarship; Barrington Stage New Play Award; Autism Awareness Month call for art; free tax preparation
Saturday, 2 Feb 2019 - The Literacy Network of South Berkshire has launched Berkshire County’s first scholarship program to support immigrants in their pursuit of U.S. citizenship.
Bits & Bytes: New exhibits at Berkshire Museum; ‘Reinventing Rockwell’ at Spencertown Academy; Great Barrington Kennel Club Dog Show; CoA luncheon
Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019 - In 2015, Pops Peterson debuted his “Reinventing Rockwell” photography series, which received an award from the Northeast Regional Conference on Fair Housing and Civil Rights and led to him being named the first artist in residence of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
Business Briefs: MCLA wins in gender equality; new WAM Theatre board members; soft skills boot camp; banking award for Goewey
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2019 - The report, titled “Women’s Power Gap in Higher Education,” examines the percentage of women enrolled at all Massachusetts public and private schools alongside the percentage of female college presidents, senior leadership and boards of trustees.
Bits & Bytes: BBG Winter Lecture; ‘ESCAPE’ at Geoffrey Young Gallery; Alexander Chee at Simon’s Rock; ‘BANG: The Bert Burns Story’ at Mason Library
Monday, 28 Jan 2019 - Co-curated by New York art world veteran Hope Davis and painter and musician Sharon Gregory, “ESCAPE” is multi-dimensional, exploring a wide range of visual expressions and media including paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture.