Emily Edelman is an audio and media professional who enjoys working and playing in her native Berkshires.
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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.
Bits & Bytes: Five Senses Festival; 45th annual Gather-In; WordXWord Festival; crossword puzzles at Sandisfield Arts Center; Vera Quartet at Southfield Church
Wednesday, 25 Jul 2018 - The main stage at the Gather-In will feature folksingers Kim and Reggie Harris, a performance of Jacob’s Pillow’s Pittsfield Moves! community engagement initiative, the Soul Steps dance troupe from New Jersey, Youth Alive and Funk Box Studio dancers, and more.
Bits & Bytes: Whoopi Goldberg at The Mahaiwe; Yoko Miwa at Litchfield Jazz Festival; SuperTone Music Festival; ‘Heads and Tales’ at Gallery 51; Hawthorne Valley puppetry festival
Tuesday, 24 Jul 2018 - The Litchfield Jazz Festival will take place Saturday, July 28, and Sunday, July 29.
Bits & Bytes: Tom Gold Dance at Turn Park; Naumkeag garden party; ‘The Real Story’ at the Mahaiwe; Greg Farley at the Egremont Barn; Crescendo auditions
Monday, 23 Jul 2018 - The Afternoon Garden Party at Naumkeag will take place in Fletcher Steele and Mabel Choate’s historic and recently restored gardens and feature garden-inspired libations, locally sourced bites, live music and performances, sweeping views of the Berkshires and more.
Bits & Bytes: WAM Theatre gala; ‘Curtis on Tour’; ‘Drawing as Mindfulness Practice’ workshops; Young Writers’ Contest winners
Friday, 20 Jul 2018 - Deb Koffman's "Drawing as Mindfulness Practice" workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to watch their minds; stay connected to their hearts; follow their authentic impulses; make mistakes without consequences; tap into their natural, ordinary, unique creativity; and find the essential beauty in anything.
Bits & Bytes: Williams astronomer captures eclipse images; Bryant Day; National Moth Week workshop; Housatonic River cleanup; youth tennis program
Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 - Tamarack Hollow Nature and Cultural Center will celebrate National Moth Week Tuesday, July 24, from 8 to 10 p.m., with a workshop about nighttime pollinators, insects and moths.
Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 - As Julys go, most precipitation comes in the form of hit-or-miss showers and thundershowers.
Business Briefs: Summer pop-up gallery; Dr. Alsdorf joins CHP; Massachusetts Nonprofit Network issues census report; Salisbury Bank awards scholarships
Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 - Dr. Stephen A. Alsdorf has joined the primary care staff at Community Health Programs in Great Barrington.
Bits & Bytes: Open Days garden tours; fine woodwork show; Harvey Granat at Berkshire South; Pittsfield Repair Cafe
Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 - The fine woodwork show will feature designs by professional woodworkers from throughout the Berkshires; Columbia County, New York; and surrounding areas.
Bits & Bytes: ‘The Art of Fugue’ at the Mahaiwe; Posh Picnic at Tanglewood; wild foods at Green Drinks; Ascher on Russian Jewish immigrants; waste oil & paint collection
Monday, 16 Jul 2018 - Along with Elizabeth Orenstein, Rosemary Wessel will lead an interactive conversation and demonstration of how to use invasive plant species and common weeds as food.
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.