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Bits & Bytes: Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service; ‘Rockwell, Roosevelt and the Four Freedoms’; Leah Penniman at Darrow School
Thursday, 17 Jan 2019 - In Interfaith Celebration program will begin with a service opened by Rev. Cara Davis and officiated by Wray Gunn of the Legacy Festival and Clinton Church Restoration with a performance by Olga Dunn School of Dance and songs from local congregations.
Bits & Bytes: One World Concert; Winter Studio Festival of Plays; gov’t shutdown impacts museum exhibit
Monday, 14 Jan 2019 - The Berkshire Museum will be open to visitors Tuesday, Jan. 15, and Wednesday, Jan. 16, in light of the cancellation of a planned closing due to the federal government shutdown delaying the arrival of the “Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion” exhibit.
Bits & Bytes: Art Omi: Architecture exhibitions; crossword puzzles at West Stockbridge Library; Cooler Community Expo discussion; Lee Shaw documentary
Thursday, 10 Jan 2019 - For the fourth annual Berkshire Earth Expo, Living the Change Berkshires is taking a cue from the town of Concord and bringing the Cooler Communities challenge to Berkshire County.
Business Briefs: Money Matters mentors sought; Brewer joins CDCSB; Local Farmer Awards applications open; Balance Rock moves; BTCF grant deadlines
Wednesday, 9 Jan 2019 - To be eligible for an award, a farm must have gross sales of $10,000 or above, and be a member of either Berkshire Grown or Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture or located in one the four counties of Western Massachusetts.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Outspoken’ at Hotchkiss; ‘Southern Berkshires Though Time’ at Mason Library; free tax prep at senior center; Crystal Products of the Frost King’; fuel assistance concert
Tuesday, 8 Jan 2019 - On Saturday, Jan. 12, The Mason Library will host a PowerPoint presentation and talk by local historian and Edge contributor Gary Leveille about his new book 'Southern Berkshires Through Time.'
Bits & Bytes: Pittsfield Photo Challenge winners; Music in Common Community MeetUps; ‘I’m Going to Graceland’ at the Colonial; ‘What’s It?’ Show and Tell
Monday, 7 Jan 2019 - Community MeetUps integrate the creative arts and cross-cultural immersion as a platform for conflict transformation and civic engagement.
Bits & Bytes: Mount Everett students in India; Youth Rec Club at Berkshire South; CoA luncheon; combatting cognitive decline
Thursday, 3 Jan 2019 - Youth Rec Club, led by Berkshire South Regional Community Center's youth development manager Mac Wallace, will include a fun mix of sports, team-building games and outdoor activities.
Bits & Bytes: Lee students on TV; ‘A Forgotten History’; Radius Playwrights Festival auditions; sustainability at GB Green Drinks
Wednesday, 2 Jan 2019 - The Radius Playwrights Festival features six new short plays written, directed and performed by talent living within a 50-mile radius of Great Barrington and selected via a blind submission process.
Business Briefs: Fairview team recognition; awards for Berkshire Healthcare; Girls Inc. receives grant; BTCF announces grants
Friday, 28 Dec 2018 - Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation's Community Development Collaborations grantmaking initiative will support projects that promote and strengthen the conditions for economic opportunity, town center development and affordable housing in the foundation’s four-county region.
Business Briefs: Berkshire Workforce Skills Cabinet meets Ash; Hazzard to leave Berkshire United Way; ArtWeek event applications; apprenticeship coordinator for RSYP; financial literacy coordinator for BCC
Wednesday, 26 Dec 2018 - Berkshire United Way has announced that, after serving 10 years as president and CEO of the organization, Kristine Hazzard has resigned with an intended departure date of Sunday, June 30, 2019.
Bits & Bytes: Bach at New Year’s; marionettes at Ventfort Hall; Berkshire Art Association call for art
Friday, 21 Dec 2018 - The 'Bach at New Year's' program celebrates friendship and Auld Lang Syne in the music of five Baroque masters who defined the style and created the rich heritage of Western music enjoyed today.
Business Briefs: Mahaiwe board changes; Mass. Dental Society grants; grant for Berkshire United Way; Berkshire Money Management certifications; Kimball Farms accreditation
Wednesday, 19 Dec 2018 - The Massachusetts Dental Society Foundation has awarded a total of more than $75,000 in “Expanding Access to Dental Care” grants to four organizations in Massachusetts, including two in Berkshire County.
Bits & Bytes: Radio Deluxe at the Mahaiwe; Winter Solstice Faerie Ball; railroad safety presentation; storm windows at Green Drinks; Red Cross blood drives
Monday, 17 Dec 2018 - In light of the efforts to connect the Berkshires to New York City via passenger train, the town of Great Barrington will present federal railroad safety expert Dick Towle Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Claire Teague Senior Center.
Business Briefs: Asian market opens in Great Barrington; ‘Giving Back’ guide; new VIM Berkshires board member; Roots Rising becomes nonprofit; grant for Villages in the Berkshires
Thursday, 13 Dec 2018 - Roots Rising was launched in 2017 as a farm-based youth development program focused on providing meaningful work to Pittsfield teens.
Bits & Bytes: Holiday farmers’ markets; ‘Pride and Prejudice’ at Shake & Co.; Unsilent Night; ‘Real People, Real Stories’; ‘The Supernatural World in the 1700s’
Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018 - ‘Real People, Real Stories’ draws storytellers from the local community and is performed twice each year.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Scrooged’ at the Mahaiwe; ‘Plant Shadows’ at BBG; ‘Monument Man’ book launch; immigration attorney workshop; Oakes & Smith at St. Paul’s
Monday, 10 Dec 2018 - A dark comedy update of Charles Dickens' “A Christmas Carol” directed by Richard Donner, “Scrooged” stars Bill Murray as cynical television executive Frank Cross and Karen Allen as his kind-hearted girlfriend, Claire Philips.
Business Briefs: Permits for CDCSB; award for CHP; new trustee for Barrington Stage; Rotter joins Goodwill; Person leads executive council
Friday, 7 Dec 2018 - Massachusetts Health Quality Partners conducts the only statewide survey of primary care patient experience in Massachusetts, with feedback from over 65,000 commercially insured patients across the state.
Bits & Bytes: Young Choreographers Initiative; Yuletide Festival; Estes at Salisbury Forum; swing dancing at Dewey Hall
Thursday, 6 Dec 2018 - The Young Choreographers Initiative performance explores issues that matter most to the students, including sexual assault, consent and explorations of gender.
Business Briefs: Allium to close; Grant for CDCSB; new board member for NPC Berkshires; Waiveris joins VIM; O’Donnell to coach at Mass. Conference for Women
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 - The Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire has announced that Salisbury Bank has made it a $5,000 grant, which will support the organization by growing its general fund.
Bits & Bytes: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the Colonial; ‘An Old-Fashioned Christmas’; ‘Battlemind’ at BCC; ‘The Jewish World of Elvis Presley’; ‘All of Us’ at Art Omi
Tuesday, 4 Dec 2018 - Participants of 'An Old-Fashioned Christmas' will be able to trace the history of the Christmas tree from the Colonial period to the Victorian era, the 1950s and on to the modern day.
Bits & Bytes: Festive Frolic; ‘Marzipan and the Trout’; Berkshire Waldorf High School art show; invasive fish talk; 100 Cats for Christmas
Monday, 3 Dec 2018 - A landmark of classical music, Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet weaves a net of enchantment with its catchy melodies and fresh exuberance.
Business Briefs: CDCSB annual meeting; new Austen Riggs CEO; DeVries Fine Art holiday reception; Goewey joins CHP board; ‘We Believe’ at Salisbury Bank
Friday, 30 Nov 2018 - In addition to his long professional career at Austen Riggs, Dr. Eric Plakun is also a leader in organized psychiatry and psychoanalysis, the author of more than 50 publications, a member of several journal editorial boards, and a past member of the Harvard clinical faculty.
Bits & Bytes: Handmade Holiday Festival; the Wiyos at Club Helsinki Hudson; Hawthorne Valley Yuletide Fair; ‘Christmas at Trinity’
Thursday, 29 Nov 2018 - The concert will include Russian sacred music for Christmas by Tchaikovsky; traditional carols; and some new settings of old favorites by Ola Gjeilo and Stephen Paulus for chorus, harp and oboe.
Bits & Bytes: ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Colonial; ‘G Is for Gun’ at Mason Library; culinary arts dinner; Dalton exercise park dedication; holiday greenery workshops
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018 - 'G Is For Gun' explores the highly controversial trend of arming faculty and staff in K-12 schools.
Bits & Bytes: Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas; autism neuroscience talk; hip hop residency performance; new GBRSS school director; Miss Hall’s pop-up art show
Monday, 26 Nov 2018 - The hip-hop performance will be the culmination of the Mahaiwe education program’s four-day in-school residency taught by hip hop masters Baba Israel, Yako 440, Ken Fury and Grace Galu featuring students from Monument Valley Regional Middle School, Mount Everett Regional School and Herberg Middle School.
Bits & Bytes: Dickens to perform ‘A Christmas Carol’; ‘Beyond Plastics’ at Bennington; AOH seeks storytellers; Rep. Reed at Williams
Friday, 23 Nov 2018 - Former Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator Judith Enck will launching the “Beyond Plastics” project, through which she will work with college students and community leaders around the country to reduce plastic pollution.
Business Briefs: The Green grand opening; Art School of Columbia County seeks ‘Home for Art’; 1Berkshire launches Get Mentored; board financial management workshop; BCC hires, promotes staff
Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018 - If the Art School of Columbia County meets its goals by Monday, Dec. 31, it will receive the gift of the historic 1880 schoolhouse it currently occupies. If not, it will have to move.
Bits & Bytes: Invasive species topic at Green Drinks; ‘Messiah’ sing-in; Simon Winchester at Sandisfield Arts Center; Red Cross blood drives
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 - Simon Winchester's 'The Perfectionists' traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement—precision—in a history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Troika: An Evening of Faerietale Dream Music;’ ‘Songs and Sayings’ benefit; ‘Shakespeare at the Moment’; vegan Thanksgiving
Thursday, 15 Nov 2018 - The People’s Pantry is located at Saint James Place and distributes food to all those in South County who feel they need help feeding themselves and their families.
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.