Emily Edelman is an audio and media professional who enjoys working and playing in her native Berkshires.
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Bits & Bytes: ‘FLOW/FLUX/FOLD’ at TurnPark; Art Omi opening; Diane Taraz at the Bidwell House; free health talks; The Sea The Sea at Club Helsinki Hudson
Thursday, 23 May 2019 - Diane Taraz will explore the life of Elizabeth Freeman in the music of the time by performing in period clothing and accompanying her singing on lap dulcimer.
Business Briefs: Berkshire Boxing Club grand opening; Herrington’s donates to Greenagers; VIM Berkshires volunteer tea; grants for Ancram Opera House; BFAIR staff changes
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 - Greenagers has received $10,000 from Ed Herrington Inc. in support of its operations as well as the acquisition of its April Hill conservation property.
Bits & Bytes: ‘The Hospital on Main Street’; Chris Herren at the Mahaiwe; Hancock Shaker Village exhibits
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 - From growing up in Fall River to playing basketball in Division 1 and the NBA, Chris Herren will take the audience on his journey from addiction to sobriety.
Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Pulse performance; school violence talk; Jackson Whalan at Egremont Barn; West Stockbridge Chamber Players concert
Monday, 20 May 2019 - Now a consultant and speaker on recovery after a school tragedy, former Columbine High School principal Frank DeAngelis will share his story of the events through the aftermath, sharing leadership lessons he learned in the focus of an international firestorm.
Business Briefs: Youth Leadership Program graduates; CHP welcomes Clancy to board; Stanyon joins NPC board; BCC hires Obasohan; staff changes at Jack Miller contractors
Saturday, 18 May 2019 - Dan Stanyon is a vice president and trust officer with Salisbury Bank and Trust Company and holds the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation.
Bits & Bytes: Founders Day at Norman Rockwell Museum; ‘The Mystical 16’; rainforest music, culture at Race Brook Lodge; RSYP block party; Alastair McIntosh at Hawthorne Valley
Thursday, 16 May 2019 - The twin brothers will speak and present songs, stories and movement, and will answer questions about the indigenous ways and traditions of their Amazon culture.
Business Briefs: Silver Solutions expansion; Paid Family Medical Leave sessions; Williams Inn to open; grants for the Mahaiwe; Salisbury bank Community Day
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 - The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center recently received grants totaling $114,000 in support of its 2019 community outreach and inclusion efforts.
Bits & Bytes: Jamaica Kincaid at Simon’s Rock; land trust annual meeting; BerkChique!; Wild & Scenic Film Festival; ‘Writer’s Work-Out’
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 - BerkChique! is being presented by and in support of WAM Theatre and its programs, with additional donations going to the Berkshire Humane Society, Community Access to the Arts and IS183 Art School of the Berkshires.
Bits & Bytes: Trade Secrets; Escher String Quartet at the Mahaiwe; Ben Brantley at Salisbury Forum; ‘Henry V’ at Austen Riggs; adult/child tennis tournament
Monday, 13 May 2019 - Championed by the Emerson String Quartet, the Escher String Quartet has toured extensively throughout the U.S., Europe, Australia and Asia.
Business Briefs: WAM Theatre donations; Jane Iredale joins Bergforf Goodman; Local Farmers Awards; Goodwill grand opening; Race Mt. Tree Services Career Day
Sunday, 12 May 2019 - The Local Farmer Awards recently gave $142,500 in amounts up to $2,500 to 62 farmers in western Massachusetts and eastern New York for materials and equipment to make infrastructure improvements.
Bits & Bytes: Ukulele workshop; BBG plant sale; Howard Cruse at Berkshire Athenaeum; ‘Pleiades’ at Ventfort Hall
Thursday, 9 May 2019 - New this year at the BBG plant sale is the Plants-and-Answers booth staffed by the Western Massachusetts Master Gardener Association as well as by gardening professionals who will also provide practical advice on growing and caring for plants.
Bits & Bytes: ‘The Constitution Under Stress’; classical piano concerts; ‘Time Poetry’ at 250 Long Pond; ‘Pippin’ at BCC; Dewey Hall gala
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - Pianist YeeJin Yuk will present two concerts featuring the work of Debussy, Ravel, Faure, Chopin and Dutilleux.
Bits & Bytes: Stockbridge Art Walk; PlayWorks Weekend; ‘Elizabeth Freeman’s Case for Freedom’; emerald ash borer tree treatment; estate land protection workshop
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - The Great Barrington Historical Society, in collaboration with Saint James Place, will open its 'Rebels With a Cause' lecture series with 'Elizabeth Freeman's Case for Freedom: The End of Slavery in Massachusetts and the Effects on the Black Community in the Berkshires.'
Business Briefs: New Berkshire United Way CEO; WAM Theatre expands leadership; ‘Smart Fundraising’ board workshop; Jewish Women’s Foundation seeks proposals; Salisbury Bank scholarships
Monday, 6 May 2019 - WAM Theatre has announced the addition of two new members to its leadership team: Lia Russell-Self as associate producing director and, Kristen Perlman as philanthropy manager.
Bits & Bytes: Rosanne Cash at Club Helsinki; unity gathering; Chatham piano celebration; ‘Stories, Smiles, Art & Ice Cream’; forest bathing at Hancock Shaker Village
Thursday, 2 May 2019 - The program is still in formation but will include reflections from featured speakers including Rabbi Levi Volovik of Chabad of the Berkshires; Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier, D-Pittsfield; and Rev. Brent Damrow of the First Congregational Church of Stockbridge.
Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 - TheatreFest@SaintJamesPlace will feature staged readings of eight original plays from presenting companies including Berkshire Playwrights Lab’s Berkshire Voices writers’ group, GhostLit Repertory Theatre and New Stage Performing Arts.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Great Barrington Citizens’ Show & Tell’; ‘Successful Aging’ talk; photography workshop; May Day celebration; Roe Jan Library community conversations
Thursday, 25 Apr 2019 - In the talk, Dr. Benjamin Liptzin will describe ways to successfully age physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually, and will review the latest science behind living longer and better.
Bits & Bytes: Stockbridge Festival Chorus spring concert; Drucker plays Bach; Ted Rosenthal Trio at Berkshire Museum; Tamar Muskal in Hillsdale; Berkshire Children’s Chorus house concert
Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019 - Violinist Eugene Drucker will perform the concert on his Stradivarius, which was made in 1686, the year after Bach was born.
Bits & Bytes: Arbor Day at Mason Library; ‘Aladdin Jr.’ at the Colonial; ‘The Art of Costume Design in Opera’; science and engineering fair; Williamstown Repair Cafe
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019 - Directed by Travis Daly with music direction by Erin M. White and choreography by Kathy Jo Grover, the production features more than 100 Berkshire-area students.
Business Briefs: Main Street Hospitality expands Earthkeeping practices; historic artists’ sites staff convening; Allison Janney pledges matching grant; new designation for Tomkiewicz; Bennington College poetry grant
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2019 - The convening will assemble 80 staff and special guests from over 40 preserved artists’ homes and studios nationwide as well as eight colleagues from preserved sites in the United Kingdom.
Bits & Bytes: Humane Race; neuropsychology lecture; veterans’ info session; prison education conference; ‘What I See’ art exhibit
Monday, 22 Apr 2019 - The keynote address “Fateful Crossroads: The Future of College and Prison” will be given by Daniel Karpowitz, who served for 18 years as a classroom teacher, policy analyst, and national director for the Bard Prison Initiative and the Consortium for the Liberal Arts in Prison.
Bits & Bytes: BCC civil rights event; Berkshire Voices staged reading; Thompson on bullying; Bittman on aging
Friday, 19 Apr 2019 - On Wednesday, April 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Berkshire Country Day School will host a workshop with child psychologist Michael Thompson, Ph.D., based on the theme of his best-selling book “Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Community, Friendship, Social Power and Bullying in Childhood.”
Business Briefs: Fairview celebrates volunteers; Caregiver Expo; Clark joins Jacob’s Pillow; nonprofit sustainability workshop; Salisbury Bank promotes Gilligan
Thursday, 18 Apr 2019 - Representatives from more than 30 organizations such as home health care, adult day health services, assisted living and longterm care organizations will be present, as will geriatric care social workers and specialists, elder law attorneys, and other service providers.
Bits & Bytes: James Van Der Zee talk; swing dancing at Dewey Hall; Virtual Dementia Tour; after-school tennis challenge
Monday, 15 Apr 2019 - The virtual tours will enable participants to experience for themselves the physical and mental challenges faced by those with dementia.
Business Briefs: Catherine’s Chocolates changes hands; GoodWorks acquires Infinity Hall; educational enrichment grants; Velez is Latina Leader; grants for Oldtone Productions; Smith joins Berkshire Money Management
Friday, 12 Apr 2019 - The Eagle Fund, in partnership with its sister endowment, Janet's Fund, recently awarded more than $54,000 in grants to programs benefiting students in the Southern Berkshire Regional School District.
Bits & Bytes: Chick Corea Trio at the Mahaiwe; Agnès Varda film festival; immigration system talk; the Suitcase Junket at Club Helsinki Hudson
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019 - Attendees will be part of an interactive presentation of the overseas security screening process that a typical refugee family passes through before coming to the United States.
Bits & Bytes: American Brass Quintet at The Mahaiwe; ThinkFOOD conference; Jill Soloway at Williams; Bring It to the Light Music Festival
Monday, 8 Apr 2019 - The ThinkFOOD conference's theme, "Berkshire Pollinators," embraces the community’s interest in bees and pollination, and will also showcase local food entrepreneurs whose ideas can inspire innovation in other communities.
Business Briefs: Catwalk Lenox grand opening; Greylock annual meeting; Lee Bank promotes two; Salisbury Bank employee awards
Friday, 5 Apr 2019 - Lee Bank has announced the promotion of Gina Basiliere, who has been named to the position of branch supervisor of the bank’s North Street, Pittsfield, office; and Haley Burke, who has been named to the position of mortgage originator in its main office on Park Street in Lee.
Thursday, 4 Apr 2019 - The goal of the Cooler Communities Challenge is to reduce a community’s carbon footprint and improve its resilience by showcasing students’ research and activities on climate, energy and environment to inspire people to take action.
Bits & Bytes: BAA College Fellowship Show; ‘Love, Gilda’ at Mason Library; Tumo-Kohrs EP release; Blue Party at ExtraSpecialTeas
Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019 - Berkshires musical duo Tumo-Kohrs will celebrate the release of their debut EP, “From the Berkshires to the World,” Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m. at Big Elm Brewing.
Bits & Bytes: Live Out Loud conference; Martin Luther King Jr. tribute concert; ‘Nature Narratives’ at BBG; Cathcart, Klein on philosophy; Blue Art Show
Monday, 1 Apr 2019 - Special guests the Urban Choral Arts Society from Baltimore, Maryland, will make a return appearance at the Cantilena Chamber Choir concert, and Martin Luther King Jr. will be remembered in poems and speeches.
Bits & Bytes: Father-and-son birding talk; corpse flowers at Darrow School; BCD head-elect on education; Ulrike Grannis at Camphill Ghent
Friday, 29 Mar 2019 - Berkshire Country Day School Head-elect Jennifer Fox will speak on the educational needs of young people growing up in a world that is increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous.