Emily Edelman is an audio and media professional who enjoys working and playing in her native Berkshires.
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Business Briefs: CDCSB purchases new property; water quality grant for BEAT; BCC’s One Stop Student Success Center; Salisbury Bank promotes Jordan; Bielski joins Berkshire Money Management
Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018 - Berkshire Environmental Action Team has received a $35,000 grant from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust that will enable BEAT to continue its work surveying and sampling stormwater outfalls in Berkshire County.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Penny Land’ at the Mahaiwe; Shemekia Copeland at Club Helsinki Hudson; Courtney Barnett at MASS MoCA; Laroo/Byrd 4tet at American Legion Hall; Abby DuBow at Lauren Clark Fine Art
Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 - The Laroo/Byrd 4tet is the transmutation of the husband-and-wife duo configuration of trumpeter and saxophonist Saskia Laroo and pianist Warren Byrd into a full band with bassist Rick Rozie and drummer Jocelyn Pleasant.
Bits & Bytes: ‘W.E.B. Du Bois: Born by a Golden River’; ‘Wednesday’s Child’ at the Mahaiwe; ‘Galactic Landscapes’ at Berkshire Museum; ‘Tales of Europe’ at the Crandell Theatre; Hilltown Brouhaha
Monday, 9 Jul 2018 - The Crandell Theatre will serve as the exclusive regional host for the premiere of “Tales of Europe,” a series of five new and acclaimed contemporary films from France and Italy.
Business Briefs: BTCF summer arts grant deadlines; Nonprofit Boot Camp; Diane Wortis joins Jacob’s Pillow; Community Day at Salisbury Bank; Dorset Theatre Festival Community Partner Night
Saturday, 7 Jul 2018 - The Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires will hold a one-day Nonprofit Boot Camp Wednesday, July 11, which will cover the basics of nonprofit management including governance, finance, fundraising, legal and best practices.
Bits & Bytes: Nels Cline 4 at Club Helsinki Hudson; Alana Chernila at Great Barrington Farmers’ Market; David Grover at Congregation Knesset Israel; ‘Come to Connect’ art community forum
Thursday, 5 Jul 2018 - The Great Barrington Farmers' Market and One Mercantile will present a book signing with cookbook author Alana Chernila Saturday, July 7, at the Great Barrington Farmers’ Market.
Bits & Bytes: PI Power Trio at Hancock Shaker Village; ‘Fuddy Meers’ at the Whit; Teens Night Out art workshops; Columbia County Youth Theatre performances; ‘Objects of Desire’ at Eclipse Mill Gallery
Tuesday, 3 Jul 2018 - Teens can spark their imaginations and creative thinking this summer with art workshops run by IS183 Art School of the Berkshires on the first Friday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts.
Bits & Bytes: Paul Taylor Dance Company at the Mahaiwe; First Fridays Artswalk; ‘Louisa May Alcott and Concord’s Literary Luminaries’; waste oil & paint collection
Monday, 2 Jul 2018 - The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts will host Community Access to the Arts’ annual art show, “I Am a Part of Art,” featuring a collection of paintings and drawings by artists with disabilities during the month of July.
Bits & Bytes: Independence Day at Shakespeare & Company; Terry a la Berry at Lenox Library; blood drive at Camphill Ghent
Saturday, 30 Jun 2018 - Shakespeare & Company artists and special guests from the community including U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield; Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox; and Sen. Adam Hinds, D-Pittsfield, will read the Declaration of Independence as part of Shakespeare & Company's Fourth of July celebration.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Dance We Must’ at WCMA; Cheshire gains Appalachian Trail Community status; Leonard Bernstein talk; the Mastheads kick-off party
Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018 - “We are thrilled that our many months of hard work have been rewarded with this designation [as an Appalachian Trail Community].” -- Cheshire Appalachian Trail Community Committee co-chairs Eileen Quinn and Karen Daigle
Bits & Bytes: Shakespeare & Company gala; ‘Inhabitants of Childhood’ opening; Urban Bush Women at Club Helsinki Hudson; Guatemalan education talk; Open Mic Music Festival
Tuesday, 26 Jun 2018 - The residents of rural Maya village Copal AA la Esperanza in Guatemala have founded a community-run middle school that focuses on indigenous culture, human rights and sustainable forestry.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood’; ‘After Dad’ at the Mahaiwe; Berkshires Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival; Thomas Jayne at the Mount; ‘Artists on Art’ tours
Monday, 25 Jun 2018 - The Institute of Arab and Islamic Art is augmenting Olana’s exhibition “Costume & Custom: Middle Eastern Threads at Olana” by engaging young contemporary artists of Arab and Islamic descent to lead tours of the main house and exhibition at Olana.
Business Briefs: Fairview employee awards; CDCSB video grant challenge; Berkshire United Way Leadership Reception; perfect compliance score for CHP; new Community ReStart program director
Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 - Through Monday, June 25, CDCSB is asking members of the community to share its new, 30-second “Help Us Afford to Live Here” video on Facebook.
Thursday, 21 Jun 2018 - The famed photojournalist Lucien Aigner called Great Barrington home for over 55 years. Aigner grew up in what is modern-day Slovakia.
Bits & Bytes: Sally Taylor at MASS MoCA; Wild Thing trail race; Jacob’s Pillow call for performers; ‘The Nerd’; Sarah Cunningham at Southfield Church
Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018 - The Wild Thing races and walk will begin at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, and the courses will feature the single-track trails and scenic carriage roads of adjacent Kennedy Park.
Business Briefs: Flying Deer passes capital campaign goal; BerkShares accounting seminar; grants for Shake & Co.; Darrow selected as innovation lab school; BCC Awards Night
Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018 - Current and prospective BerkShares businesses are invited attend the June 27 accounting seminar in order to learn more about handling BerkShares at their businesses.
Bits & Bytes: Hilltown Open Studio Tour; ‘A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud.’ screening; CEWM solstice party; mill history talk; Greenagers to dedicate garden beds
Monday, 18 Jun 2018 - Using photos of the 19th-century mills and factories, historian John Dickson will reveal the story of the people who harnessed the power of streams and rivers to make a living for their families.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Woods and Waters’ at Ventfort Hall; folk concert at Bennington; birding at Green Drinks; ‘Charley’s Horse’; construction class builds fairgrounds booth
Saturday, 16 Jun 2018 - Hoffmann Bird Club President Jonathan Pierce will discuss notable local birds and highlight early-summer bird behavior, as well as opportunities to get out and see birds with the Hoffman Bird Club
Bits & Bytes: Ani DiFranco at The Mahaiwe; ‘Hopped Up for Health’; ‘Hidden Gardens’ tour; ‘Portraiture Beyond Portraits’; foster family information session
Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 - Big Elm Brewing will host “Hopped Up for Health” Saturday, June 16, beginning at 9 a.m. for all who would like to run, walk or bike in support of Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires.
Business Briefs: CDC receives grant; BCREB hires recruiter; Wheeler & Taylor purchases GoodWorks Insurance; BCC hires advising director; grant for Bidwell House Museum
Wednesday, 13 Jun 2018 - “Access to affordable housing affects every aspect of our community by improving financial stability and a safe and stable environment for families and school children." -- Tim Geller, executive director of the Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire
Bits & Bytes: Jacob’s Pillow gala; Alsarah and the Nubatones at Race Brook Lodge; Daymark at the Egremont Barn; new concert performance PCTV series
Tuesday, 12 Jun 2018 - Alsarah and the Nubatones will perform a concert in celebration of Eid-al-Fitr, the completion of Ramadan, Saturday, June 16, at Race Brook Lodge.
Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend; Grizzly Bear at MASS MoCA; ‘A Novel Night Out’; HVA Stream Teams; waste oil & paint collection
Monday, 11 Jun 2018 - Inspired by the recent inclusion of Lenox as one of Expedia’s must-see literary destinations, 'A Novel Night Out' will benefit the programs and activities of the Lenox Library.
Bits & Bytes: Daniel’s Art Party; CATA art book; ‘Battle of the Bartenders’; Voodoo Orchestra at Club Helsinki Hudson; ‘Backdoor Poetry’ art exhibit
Friday, 8 Jun 2018 - The book "You Can't Replace Yourself” draws from 25 years of poems, paintings and drawings created in Community Access to the Arts' weekly arts workshops.
Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Pulse at Kimball Farms; ‘Music Changes the Brain’; Lenox house tour; Northeast Fiddlers’ Convention; ‘One Night Stand’ at Sandisfield Arts Center
Thursday, 7 Jun 2018 - According to neuroscientist Paul Lennard, playing an instrument or listening to music can morphologically and functionally change the brains, both in the short and long terms.
Bits & Bytes: Lenox Rhubarb Festival; LGBTQ Dance Party and Cabaret; ‘Calder in Conversation;’ local edibles walk and talk
Wednesday, 6 Jun 2018 - Only in My Dreams Events will present the third annual Dance Party and Cabaret celebration of Pride Month and the diversity of LGBTQ culture in the Berkshires.
Business Briefs: Excellence Award for Berkshire Immigrant Center; LEEF grant recipients; EFSP application sought; artists’ guild name change; business-growing seminar
Wednesday, 6 Jun 2018 - The Richmond-West Stockbridge Artists Guild has changed its name to the Guild of Berkshire Artists.
Bits & Bytes: ‘City and Country’ talk; TEDxYouth at Mount Everett; Berkshire Playwrights Lab gala; ‘Dinner and a Movie’ with CDC
Tuesday, 5 Jun 2018 - A celebration of 11 years of original plays, expanded programming and affordable professional theater, the Berkshire Playwrights Lab gala evening will include light dinner fare, a silent auction and a short surprise performance.
Bits & Bytes: Area artists at Douglas Library;‘Living While Dying’ screening; food access listening session; teen trends discussion; Williams College planetarium schedule
Saturday, 2 Jun 2018 - During an open and informative conversation about food access in the New Lebanon area, attendees will discover more about current affordable food options in New Lebanon well as future solutions including a mobile grocery market and retail food outlet.
Business Briefs: Clinton Church receives grant; Number Ten opening; new Williams College Museum of Art director; Lenox Chamber gains executive director; Community Day at Salisbury Bank
Friday, 1 Jun 2018 - After major renovations and re-orientation as a classic steakhouse, Number Ten restaurant has opened at the site of the former Castle Street Cafe in Great Barrington.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Francis Greenburger Selects’; Rachelle Garniez at Spencertown Academy; Paul Çelebi at the Southfield Church; ‘The Life of a Tree’; Music in Common party
Thursday, 31 May 2018 - A Pittsfield native, as well as an alumnus of Pittsfield High School and Berkshire Music School, where he studied under Jean Stackhouse, Çelebi will head into his fourth year this fall at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Art of the Hills’; Mary Berry on supporting farmers; ‘Laudate Pueri Dominum’; Berkshire Pride Festival; Mass Audubon Family Fun Day
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - In her talk at St. James Place, Mary Berry will address the topics of what it will take for farmers to be able to afford to farm well, and how to become a culture that supports good farming and land use.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Social Media, Aggression and our Youth’; First Fridays Artswalk; Baske on ocean health; ‘Dance! For Dogs and Cats’
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - “Courageous Conversations: Social Media, Aggression and our Youth” will include insights to help families recognize different forms of aggression in social media and strategies to encourage young people to speak up and speak out when they and their friends encounter aggression.
Business Briefs: Berkshire Nonprofit Awards; Mickey to manage Red Lion Inn; CHP welcomes new physician; new phase for Roots Rising; Williams gains directors of financial aid, admission
Thursday, 24 May 2018 - Robert Mickey has joined Main Street Hospitality Group as senior director of regional operations and general manager of the Red Lion Inn.