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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.
Bits & Bytes: Bridgman-Packer Dance at PS21; ‘Unstructured Structures’ at Hotchkiss; Tyler Street Lab call for art
Thursday, 28 Mar 2019 - The Video Playground is an interactive installation that allows participants to create their own video magic by playing with time, scale, juxtaposition and shadow.
Business Briefs: Williams Inn final stage; Berkshire Art Association to honor Rentz; Pittsfield Cultural Council grants; 1Berkshire staff changes; Berkshire Taconic grant deadlines
Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019 - The Pittsfield Cultural Council has announced more than three dozen grants to be awarded to a broad array of projects and initiatives by local artists and cultural organizations.
Bits & Bytes: Library mini-golf; ‘Black Citizenship in the age of Jim Crow’; Knosh & Knowledge; women in political office lecture; tree-pruning workshop
Monday, 25 Mar 2019 - Bard College at Simon’s Rock will host the exhibit 'Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow' beginning Thursday, March 28, in the college’s Hillman-Jackson Gallery inside the Daniel Arts Center.
Business Briefs: ‘Get Mentored’ completion; Jack Miller Contractors relocates; Herrington’s donates to Habitat; Fitzgerald joins Salisbury Bank
Sunday, 24 Mar 2019 - Columbia County Habitat for Humanity has announced that Ed Herrington Inc. has contributed $5,000 to support Habitat's current construction projects of its 22nd and 23rd homes, both in Ancramdale.
Bits & Bytes: W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture; Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award for Ochoa; Farm Film Fest; ‘Stranger in the Attic’ reading
Friday, 22 Mar 2019 - Farm Film Fest will screen films that educate and entertain about farms, farming, farmers and farming issues both local and national.
Business Briefs: Tyler Street Lab grand opening; chamber of commerce scholarships; new healing arts practice; Instagram class; BCC personnel changes;
Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019 - The Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce has announced a new opportunity open to Chamber members who would like to nominate local community members to receive a scholarship.
Bits & Bytes: Troika al la Russe’ at the Mahaiwe; ‘Resisting Repression’ at Mason Library; Race Mountain Spring Banquet; rabies, microchip clinic
Monday, 18 Mar 2019 - The talk is the first sponsored by the W. E. B. Du Bois Legacy Committee as well as the first in a series of lectures by UMass visiting scholars, co-sponsored by the town of Great Barrington and UMass.
Bits & Bytes: Edith Wharton Writers-in-Residence; ‘Cool Sounds A Cappella’; ‘Berkshire Splendor’ at Stockbridge Library; carbon discussion at GreenDrinks
Thursday, 14 Mar 2019 - “Berkshire Splendor: The Great Estates of the Berkshires" will offer a glimpse of the past, present, and future of the interiors and exteriors of the Berkshires’ mansions, the architects who designed and built them, and the families who lived in them.
Business Briefs: Seven Hills’ new look; Nonprofit Boot Camp; new teacher for GBRSS; new hires at BCArc
Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019 - The Nonprofit Boot Camp on Thursday, March 14, will cover the basics of nonprofit management including governance, fundraising and best practices.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Ann’ moves to Dallas, Washington, D.C.; ch’CHUNK at Dewey Hall; ‘Rip Van Winkle: The Musical’; Amplify 2019 auditions; BagShare Project in Pittsfield;
Monday, 11 Mar 2019 - The BagShare Project uses volunteer labor to create durable shopping bags out of materials that would otherwise be burned or buried.
Bits & Bytes: BSO performance canceled; ‘Rafiki’ at Triplex Cinema; ‘Bach & Friends’ concert; Kevin McKrell at Spencertown Academy; ‘Folk Art of Limners’; Maplefest at Williams
Thursday, 7 Mar 2019 - Maplefest attendees will be able to visit a working sugar house, observe the finishing and bottling of the final product, tap trees, gather sap, and taste homemade syrup on pancakes and “sugar on snow.”
Business Briefs: Greylock sponsors WAM Theatre; Ladies’ Night Out; BTCF deadlines; Organization Ink joins Goldman Sachs program
Wednesday, 6 Mar 2019 - Eighteen Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce member vendors will be on hand to demonstrate and sample everything from essential oils and detoxifying tea to reiki and red-light therapy.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Forgotten Farms’ screening; animal and nature songs for kids; 2019 Community Read; rabies clinic
Tuesday, 5 Mar 2019 - “Songs about Fantastic Beasts: Very old music about animals on ancient instruments” will feature lively songs from Spain, Italy and England during which kids of all ages will learn about unusual early instruments and singing, as well as hear music that includes chickens clucking, bees buzzing and crickets chirping.
Bits & Bytes: French biography launch; ‘Leon: The Professional’ at Big Elm Brewing; medical cannabis talk; International Women’s Day celebration
Monday, 4 Mar 2019 - For the first time since the program’s inception, a medical marijuana dispensary, Still River Wellness, will open in nearby Torrington, providing more access for residents interested in becoming patients.
Bits & Bytes: BBG Bulb Show; ‘Gypsy Davy’ album release; awards for ‘Charley’s Horse’; mindful eating class
Saturday, 2 Mar 2019 - The Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training program uses mindfulness meditation, eating exercises, instruction and self-reflection to cultivate awareness and help repair the relationship an individual has with food.
Business Briefs: BCC hospitality, culinary program; Fairview acknowledged for excellence; Berkshire Blueprint 2.0; nurse practitioner publishes scholarly paper; new Salisbury Bank executive officers
Thursday, 28 Feb 2019 - Fairview Hospital has been named one of the Top 100 critical access hospitals in the United States by the Chartis Center for Rural Health.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Reality Hunger’ at Geoffrey Young Gallery; a cappella at Roe Jan Library; CoA luncheon; ‘Shrek the Musical’ auditions
Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019 - The Egremont and Mount Washington councils on aging invite all seniors to a complimentary luncheon Wednesday, March 6, at 11:45 a.m. at the Egremont Village Inn.