Emily Edelman is an audio and media professional who enjoys working and playing in her native Berkshires.
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Business Briefs: Main Street Hospitality expands to Rhode Island; new Berkshire Taconic board member; marketing for playwrights; Nichols gains certification
Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018 - An Oct. 23 ceremony marking the beginning of construction of Hammetts Wharf was attended by Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, Newport Mayor Harry Winthrop, State Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, Peregrine Group principal Colin Kane, Eustis and other members of the Main Street Hospitality executive team.
Bits & Bytes: Isadora Duncan dance workshop; ‘Berkshire Voices’; Berkshire Stonewall potluck; Berkshire Theatre Awards
Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018 - Berkshire Voices, led by playwright Michael Brady, was created by and for Berkshire-based playwrights to provide key support and resources for writers at every stage of their careers
Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018 - Students have the opportunity to develop skills in stage combat, performance aesthetics, dance, technical theater, costuming, stage management, marketing and publicity during the Fall Festival experience.
Business Briefs: Berkshire Workforce Skills Cabinet meeting; new land trust board members; grant for collaborative workspaces; Toole is Pacesetter of the Year; Mellon grant for Williams
Monday, 12 Nov 2018 - A grant of $147,572 will support design, renovation and repairs at the Studio for Integrated Craft in Housatonic, the former Housatonic Curtain Company mill at 430 Park St.
Bits & Bytes: FODfest 2018; ‘PLASTIC!’ in Housatonic; world music program for kids; Social Change Film Series; ‘Voices of Poetry’ at the Mount
Saturday, 10 Nov 2018 - To ease the transition and make tap water more readily available, the Berkshire Women’s Action Group’s Environment Committee is planning a gradual rollout of modern, hygienic water-refill stations around Great Barrington and Housatonic.
Bits & Bytes: ‘The Sound of the Trumpet’; ‘A Pilgrimage of Hope’; Clark on Haydn; ‘Decision Height’ at Miss Hall’s
Tuesday, 6 Nov 2018 - In her talk, Caryl Clark will provide a window into the breadth and greatness of Haydn’s work: his music as well as the changing social, cultural and political spheres in which he studied and worked.
Bits & Bytes: Jackie Wang at Simon’s Rock; ‘Reviving Our Hearts for Justice’; oral history workshops; opioid panel at Williams
Monday, 5 Nov 2018 - 'Reviving Our Hearts for Justice: An Interfaith Call to Action' seeks to revive people’s spirits for the work of social justice in the Berkshires and beyond.
Business Briefs: WAM makes record donation; Constitution booklets at Kenver; Lauren Clark Fine Art’s ‘Last Waltz’; BHS clothing drive; MMRHS fundraiser
Monday, 5 Nov 2018 - Kenver will be handing out free booklets of the U.S. Constitution to voters who visit the store after casting their ballots. No purchase is necessary.
Bits & Bytes: OLLI University Day; CATA in North County; ‘Why Do Birds Sing?’; Pittsfield Photo Challenge
Friday, 2 Nov 2018 - Tom Stephenson, author of “The Warbler Guide” and several birding apps, will present an overview of the kinds of vocalizations that birds make, how they are acquired and how the song-learning process unfolds.
Bits & Bytes: Comedy at Race Brook Lodge; ‘This Is Home’ at Mason Library; ‘Southern Berkshires Through Time’; CoA luncheon; FAFSA Day Massachusetts
Thursday, 1 Nov 2018 - The Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary "This is Home" follows four Syrian refugee families sent to resettle in Baltimore in 2016.
Bits & Bytes: First Fridays Artswalk; ‘Bach and More’; artist Neumann at Berkshire School; Kapteyn Prize for Mount Greylock teacher
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018 - The 'Bach and More' concert will feature James Bagwell conducting an ensemble of 12 a cappella voices in sacred and secular music from the early Baroque period.
Bits & Bytes: Postmodern Jukebox at the Mahaiwe; Aretha Franklin tribute; Freedom Fund Awards dinner; Ice Glen walk; Harvest Fiesta
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018 - Whitney Battle-Baptiste, director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Center and associate professor of anthropology at UMass Amherst, will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual NAACP - Berkshire County Branch Freedom Awards dinner.
Business Briefs: Gift for Gould Farm; Marcus Lemonis at Berkshire Money Management; Enchill joins CHP board; new Hancock Shaker Village curator; Rap, Inc. teen program; Fill-the-Basket campaign
Monday, 29 Oct 2018 - In his talk at Berkshire Money Management, Marcus Lemonis will address local business owners and economic leaders about looking toward the future of their companies and knowing what to do.
Bits & Bytes: Tune-Yards at MASS MoCA; UNICO dinner; Ottmar Liebert at Infinity Hall; cliff swallows talk
Friday, 26 Oct 2018 - The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services will honor Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, and Dr. Jennifer Michaels at its annual UNICO dinner Thursday, Nov. 1, at 5:30 p.m. at Berkshire Hills Country Club.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Studio 54’ at the Moviehouse; BSO at MCLA; Moors & McCumber at Dewey Hall; ‘Fantastic Terrors’ at Ventfort Hall; fuel assistance concert
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018 - As part of the BSO Community Chamber Concert series’ ongoing artistic exchange program, students from Berkshire Children and Families’ Kids 4 Harmony program will present a special pre-concert program at 2:30 p.m.
Bits & Bytes: Barnstar! at Race Brook Lodge; Robert Bullard at Williams; Stockbridge Halloween parade; ‘The Concert’ at CAS; Lyme disease talk
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018 - For decades, Robert Bullard has been a leading voice against environmental racism—the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards on people of color—including the Flint water crisis and hurricane recovery in Houston and Puerto Rico.
Bits & Bytes: Fairview Monster Dash; Schumacher lectures; STEAM challenge night; ‘A Haunting in the Hills’; Williamstown Repair Cafe
Monday, 22 Oct 2018 - Speakers Leah Penniman and Ed Whitfield are doing work that builds on Du Bois’ legacy — his commitment to black economic development, cooperative structures and fair access to land.
Business Briefs: Greylock supports food pantries; new Stockbridge Library trustees; Civitan Club name change; new Litchfield Performing Arts board members
Sunday, 21 Oct 2018 - The Civitan Club of Pittsfield has officially changed its name to the Civitan Club of the Berkshires as a reflection of its commitment to all of Berkshire County.
Bits & Bytes: BSO on BBC; ‘The Constitution Demands It’; pianist Lin at Berkshire Music School; Copake history talk
Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 - Prior to co-founding Free Speech For People, John Bonifaz served as the executive director and general counsel of the National Voting Rights Institute, and as the legal director of Voter Action, a national election integrity organization.
Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 - The nine-day festival will present 50 world-class independent and international films, plus post-screening question-and-answer sessions with acclaimed artists and special tributes and events.
Bits & Bytes: ‘She Kills Monsters’ at MCLA; childhood anxiety talk; papercrafting workshop; mindful eating class
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018 - 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.
Bits & Bytes: ‘A History of Searles Castle’; downtown Pittsfield trick or treat; ‘The Perfect Pitch’; ‘Interreligious Illiteracy’; ‘Stone Pears’ book launch
Monday, 15 Oct 2018 - The fifth annual Western Mass Film and Media Exchange will feature Hollywood screenplay consultant, author and pitch expert Pilar Alessandra.
Business Briefs: New topiary garden for BBG; Berkshire Leadership Forum; Pietrantone joins Jacob’s Pillow; BCC interim nursing director; succession planning seminar
Monday, 15 Oct 2018 - A.J. Pietrantone joins Jacob’s Pillow with more than 30 years experience as an executive at a broad range of nonprofits.
Business Briefs: CHP receives grant; Esko to manage Co-op expansion; nonprofit storytelling workshop; grant for Albany Berkshire Ballet; new Taconic Music board, staff members
Sunday, 14 Oct 2018 - The grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration is part of a $396 million federal allocation, $12 million of which will be shared by 38 Massachusetts-based community health centers.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Music and Art of the Sistine Chapel’; ‘Talking With Teens’ workshop; ‘Should the U.S. be Privatizing War?’; ‘On the Fly’ story slam
Friday, 12 Oct 2018 - The Talking With Teens event, videos and ongoing parent support group is part of a collaborative effort to support parents and caregivers who help teenagers navigate through adolescence.
Bits & Bytes: Pittsfield CityJAZZ Festival; BIFF Garden Cinema Series; ‘Hot L Baltimore’ auditions; MMRHS fall awards
Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018 - In 2017, Malcolm Wyer published “Community Supported Contamination,” a design proposal for managing PCB waste along the Housatonic River in Berkshire County, taking a firm stand against the out-of-state shipment of toxic waste.
Bits & Bytes: ‘A Rossini Extravaganza!’; ‘Picture This’ at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary; ‘Bears in the Berkshires’; senior balance classes
Tuesday, 9 Oct 2018 - In his 45-minute talk at Dewey Hall, Max Galdos-Shapiro will dive into the natural history and current status of the American black bear.
Business Briefs: Barr-Klarman arts initiative recipients; new Berkshire Immigrant Center board members; grants for Shakespeare & Company; Salisbury Bank promotes Goewey; YMCA award for Schmick
Friday, 5 Oct 2018 - The Berkshire Immigrant Center welcomes Jenn Gomez, Helen Moon and Colin Ovitsky, all of Pittsfield, to its advisory board.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Art That Speaks’ at Fuel; Radius Playwrights Festival submissions; ‘Mass. Cast’ at Schantz Galleries; library deliveries; ‘People Paintings’ at Camphill Ghent
Thursday, 4 Oct 2018 - Berkshire Playwrights Lab is calling for submissions for its third annual Radius Playwrights Festival, which features five or six new, short plays created by playwrights who live within a 50-mile radius of Great Barrington.
Bits & Bytes: Chris Botti at the Mahaiwe; ‘Squeamish’ with Alison Fraser at The Mount; Roy Zimmerman in ‘RiZe Up’; ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Sharon Playhouse; Cocek! Brass Band at Dewey Hall
Wednesday, 3 Oct 2018 - “RiZe Up” is a 90-minute funny and forceful affirmation of peace and social justice via Roy Zimmerman’s original songs.
Bits & Bytes: BBG Harvest Festival; First Fridays Artswalk; Thursday Morning Club house tour; ‘The Lost Forests of New England’; Grafton Peace Pagoda anniversary
Monday, 1 Oct 2018 - The Thursday Morning Club will present its second annual house tour Saturday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bits & Bytes: ‘The School of Love’ at Simon’s Rock; ‘North on the Wing’ birding lecture; college financial aid presentations; Fairview gala celebrates nurses
Saturday, 29 Sep 2018 - Naturalist and ornithologist Bruce Beehler will recount his 100-days-long 2015 field trip following the spring migration of songbirds from the coast of southeastern Texas up the Mississippi River and into the boreal forests of northern Ontario