Emily Edelman is an audio and media professional who enjoys working and playing in her native Berkshires.
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Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018 - Scent work is the country’s fastest-growing dog sport that mimics the task of a working detection dogs to locate a scent and communicate to its handler that the scent has been found.
Business Briefs: Berkshire Trendsetter winners; Moulton joins Berkshire Grown; CHP welcomes Strickler; gift for GB Rotary Club; Arts Integrative Initiative
Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018 - Berkshire Grown's board of trustees is pleased to announce that Margaret Moulton has assumed the role of executive director.
Bits & Bytes: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes; ‘Being Black in the Berkshires;’ Joachim Frank at Lenox Library; ‘Having Difficult Conversations’ workshop; Amanda Stern at Stockbridge Library
Monday, 17 Sep 2018 - A discussion of African-Americans’ Berkshires history and culture as well as the stories and voices not being told or heard, 'Being Black in the Berkshires' will remember the past, assess the present and plan for the future.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Legendary Ladies of Motown’ at Fairview gala; German/Austrian film festival; Uncle Beazley moves to Worcester; new pastor at United Methodist Church of Lenox
Friday, 14 Sep 2018 - Regularly on view as part of Berkshire Museum’s “Dinosaurs and Paleontology” exhibition, Uncle Beazley was loaned to the Berkshire Athenaeumin October 2014 and was on display in a courtyard adjacent to the children’s section of the library.
Bits & Bytes: Festival Latino of the Berkshires; Tim Fain at Hudson Hall; open studios tour; Dalton Preschool LEGO drive
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018 - Tim Fain can be seen and heard in the film “Black Swan.” He also gives "voice" to the violin of the lead actor in the hit film “12 Years a Slave,” as he did with Richard Gere's violin in the feature film “Bee Season.”
Bits & Bytes: Guy Davis at the Egremont Barn; Gilles Vonsattel at Music & More; river exploration in Becket; Bill Wright at IS183
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018 - Swiss-born American pianist Gilles Vonsattel is the recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and winner of the Naumburg and Geneva competitions as well as the 2016 Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award.
Business Briefs: New BNRC trail; New Marlborough Land Trust gift; Pittsfield Cultural Council grant workshop; Greylock donates to Lee High School; Berkshire Business Confidence Index results
Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018 - The New Marlborough Land Trust has announced that Edward “Ned” Goodnow has given it 300 acres of land along the Konkapot River.
Bits & Bytes: Josh Billings RunAground; Berkshire BioBlitz; ‘Escaped Alone’ at WAM Theatre; ‘The Vagina Monologues’ at the Whit; ‘Historic New England’ at Chesterwood
Monday, 10 Sep 2018 - In addition to surveying local species, Berkshire BioBlitz will include family events such as bird banding, microscope and specimen set-ups, and a hands-on water filtration activity, as well as interactive walks and conversations that will run throughout the day.
Bits & Bytes: Woofstock 2018; Zoid inauguration at Art Omi; TENET Vocal Artists at Music & More; Safe Sitter class for teens
Thursday, 6 Sep 2018 - The Safe Sitter course provides hands-on practice in lifesaving techniques to young teens who are home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting so they will be equipped with the skills and confidence to act in the event of an emergency.
Business Briefs: Dr. Vandana Sethi joins CHP staff; program evaluation workshop; Dupont joins Berkshire Money Management; Community Day at Salisbury Bank
Thursday, 6 Sep 2018 - 'Program Evaluation Basics for Non-Profit Organizations' will provide an overview of program evaluation approaches that nonprofit organizations can use to assess the impact of their work.
Bits & Bytes: Housatonic Heritage walks; Sheffield Fair; Outstanding in the Field; ‘Cross-Section’ at Eclipse Mill Gallery; adult education classes
Tuesday, 4 Sep 2018 - This year’s Sheffield Fair will feature animal showmanship and fitting competitions, barrel racing, a vintage Studebaker car show, local vendors and food, a zip line from the Sheffield Police Department, and more.
Bits & Bytes: Oldtone Roots Music Festival; emergency skills training; ‘Our World Remade: World War I”; ‘The Field is the World’ at WCMA; ‘Mar-a-Lago: From Cereal Heiress to Winter White House’
Friday, 31 Aug 2018 - In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, Fairview Hospital will host a series of classes during September to improve the community’s emergency response skills.
Bits & Bytes: BCC to dedicate field; Sister City Jazz Ambassadors at Old Parish Church; ‘Forest Revelations’ at 510 Warren Street Gallery; Kenro and Yumiko Izu at Casana T House
Wednesday, 29 Aug 2018 - The Sister City Jazz Ambassadors are a dedicated group of professional New Orleans-style jazz musicians based in Pittsfield.
Business Briefs: Community Preservation Act applications; new hires at BCC; ‘Workshopping Your Annual Appeal’
Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018 - Berkshire Community College has announced Jennifer Berne as its vice president of academic affairs and Frederic MacDonald-Dennis as the academic coordinator of the TRIO program.
Bits & Bytes: Columbia County Fair; Festival of Books; Gregory Pardlo at Simon’s Rock; ‘Following the Ninth;’ scientists predict corona shape
Monday, 27 Aug 2018 - Gregory Pardlo’s long-awaited memoir in essays is a meditation on fatherhood, class, education, race, addiction and ambition.
Bits & Bytes: Roomful of Teeth at MASS MoCA; David Gergen in Pittsfield; Tarbox Ramblers at Club Helsinki Hudson
Friday, 24 Aug 2018 - David Gergen is a professor of public service and director of the Harvard Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership, positions he has held for over a decade, and also serves as a senior political advisor for CNN.
Business Briefs: Clinton Church Restoration seeks proposals; grant for CDCSB; Davis joins Saint James Place board; Jack Miller Contractors makes Remodeling’s Big50; BCC receives grant
Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 - Saint James Placehas announced that Leigh Davis, director of development at Mill Renaissance LLC and Eagle Mill Redevelopment LLC, has been elected to its board of directors.
Bits & Bytes: Gina Bashour at Turn Park; Berkshire Jazz Showcase; Heritage Festival & Family Feast; Guild of Berkshire Artists show
Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018 - Many of the dishes to be served at the Heritage Festival and Family Feast date back to Colonial New England and will be prepared according to heirloom recipes, including brown bread, cornbread pudding and baked beans.
Bits & Bytes: Stockbridge Summer Arts & Crafts Show; Barb Jungr at Ancram Opera House; farm to bar fundraiser; ‘The Wander Society’s Adventure Lab’
Thursday, 16 Aug 2018 - Based on Barb Jungr and John McDaniel’s 2016 album of the same name, “Come Together: The Songs of the Beatles” is an artful reinvention of songs from the iconic Beatles catalog.
Bits & Bytes: Celebrate Stephentown; dancing fairy workshop; ‘Look & See’ film screening; ‘Art Collectors; An Inquisitive Gene’; Hay Day Fair
Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018 - In celebration of Herman Melville, who saw fairies dancing on the side of Mount Greylock and wrote about them in his short story “The Piazza,” families participating in the workshop will create fanciful 16-inch-high wireform figures.
Bits & Bytes: 413Heart Music & Arts Festival; Berkshire South fundraiser; Goldstein on Russian cuisine; ‘The Critical Role of River Keepers’; Newberger at the Artful Mind
Monday, 13 Aug 2018 - Berkshire South Regional Community Center will host its annual fundraising gala Friday, Aug. 17, at which it will honor Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox.
Bits & Bytes: Ramsdell Library presentation; B’Shalom Chorale concerts; Monument Cup; JoAnne Spies at Bascom Lodge; Roe Jan Library picnic
Friday, 10 Aug 2018 - The B’Shalom Chorale, the Berkshires’ only chorale showcasing Jewish music, will culminate its fifth season with concerts in Pittsfield and Great Barrington Tuesday and Wednesday.
Business Briefs: Lenox trunk show; grant for CDCSB; Nature Matters launch; land trusts celebrate success; Berkshire Co-op Market board nominations
Wednesday, 8 Aug 2018 - The Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire has received a $16,235 grant to to build low-to-moderate income housing.
Bits & Bytes: ‘The Lincoln Family Album’ at Chesterwood; ‘hop tha A’ at the Mahaiwe; art, music collaboration conversation; Hudson Jazzworks concert; waste oil & paint collection
Tuesday, 7 Aug 2018 - Lauren Clark Fine Art will host a reading and conversation about collaboration featuring artist Jim Youngerman, poet David Keplinger and musician Johnny Irion Saturday, Aug. 11, from 2 to 3 p.m.
Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Crafts Fair; Grow Show; ‘Banksy: Completed’ at IS183; ‘Pipeline’ at the Clark; SculptureNow at the Mount
Tuesday, 7 Aug 2018 - After anonymous British street artist Banksy’s self-styled month-long New York “residency” in October 2013, Carol Diehl spent several months making a serious investigation into his work.
Business Briefs: GALAxy fundraiser a success; charging stations at Hawthorne Valley; new academic dean at Miss Hall’s; project leadership workshop; ‘Best Practices’ status for Greylock
Friday, 3 Aug 2018 - Hawthorne Valley has announced the installation of six destination charging stations for electric vehicles in its parking lot. The stations are available for public use, free of charge, and were installed in partnership with Tesla.
Thursday, 2 Aug 2018 - For the ninth year, an international group of violinists, violists, cellists and pianists will converge for intensive instrumental study and chamber music coaching with distinguished faculty during Close Encounters With Music's High Peaks Festival, this year being held at Berkshire School in Sheffield, Mass.
Thursday, 2 Aug 2018 - Though not listed in the original program, a review of the concert indicated that, for an encore, Bernstein played 'a shot of boogie-woogie.'
Bits & Bytes: First Fridays Artswalk; ‘Homebody’ at Ancram Opera House; Mama’s Night Out; ‘Distinctions in Glass’ at Schantz Galleries
Wednesday, 1 Aug 2018 - Danielle Skraastad stars in "Homebody" as an inquisitive British housewife safely ensconced in her respectable kitchen and who grapples with Afghanistan’s turbulent history and her own rather unremarkable life.
Business Briefs: The Shop at Old Austerlitz; citizenship gift for LitNet; creative economy mixer; Greylock appoints board members; Lanesborough becomes ‘age friendly’
Tuesday, 31 Jul 2018 - The Literacy Network of South Berkshire has announced the receipt of a $50,000 gift from the Matthew and Hannah Keator Family Foundation to enhance LitNet’s citizenship program.
Bits & Bytes: Blondie at MASS MoCA; Alice Sheppard at Jacob’s Pillow; Nancy Fitzpatrick at Laurel Hill Day; World Breastfeeding Week celebration; Paul Chaleff at Casana T House
Monday, 30 Jul 2018 - As a leader in the dance and disability arts fields, Kinetic Light works with presenting partners to build new audiences for dance and establish an audience engagement goal of at least 20 percent disabled attendees.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Live from the Guthrie Center: The Talkin’ Series’; ‘Tarzan’ at Berkshire Theatre Group; ‘Heirloom by Design’; ‘Boundaries’ art show
Thursday, 26 Jul 2018 - 'Heirloom by Design' will feature Berkshire artisans and be complemented by a lineup of local food vendors, acoustic musicians and poets, kid-friendly activities, and a full day of delicious workshops in the Greylock WORKS kitchen.