Emily Edelman is an audio and media professional who enjoys working and playing in her native Berkshires.
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Bits & Bytes: Fairview Monster Dash; Schumacher lectures; STEAM challenge night; ‘A Haunting in the Hills’; Williamstown Repair Cafe
Monday, 22 Oct 2018 - Speakers Leah Penniman and Ed Whitfield are doing work that builds on Du Bois’ legacy — his commitment to black economic development, cooperative structures and fair access to land.
Business Briefs: Greylock supports food pantries; new Stockbridge Library trustees; Civitan Club name change; new Litchfield Performing Arts board members
Sunday, 21 Oct 2018 - The Civitan Club of Pittsfield has officially changed its name to the Civitan Club of the Berkshires as a reflection of its commitment to all of Berkshire County.
Bits & Bytes: BSO on BBC; ‘The Constitution Demands It’; pianist Lin at Berkshire Music School; Copake history talk
Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 - Prior to co-founding Free Speech For People, John Bonifaz served as the executive director and general counsel of the National Voting Rights Institute, and as the legal director of Voter Action, a national election integrity organization.
Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 - The nine-day festival will present 50 world-class independent and international films, plus post-screening question-and-answer sessions with acclaimed artists and special tributes and events.
Bits & Bytes: ‘She Kills Monsters’ at MCLA; childhood anxiety talk; papercrafting workshop; mindful eating class
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018 - 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.
Bits & Bytes: ‘A History of Searles Castle’; downtown Pittsfield trick or treat; ‘The Perfect Pitch’; ‘Interreligious Illiteracy’; ‘Stone Pears’ book launch
Monday, 15 Oct 2018 - The fifth annual Western Mass Film and Media Exchange will feature Hollywood screenplay consultant, author and pitch expert Pilar Alessandra.
Business Briefs: New topiary garden for BBG; Berkshire Leadership Forum; Pietrantone joins Jacob’s Pillow; BCC interim nursing director; succession planning seminar
Monday, 15 Oct 2018 - A.J. Pietrantone joins Jacob’s Pillow with more than 30 years experience as an executive at a broad range of nonprofits.
Business Briefs: CHP receives grant; Esko to manage Co-op expansion; nonprofit storytelling workshop; grant for Albany Berkshire Ballet; new Taconic Music board, staff members
Sunday, 14 Oct 2018 - The grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration is part of a $396 million federal allocation, $12 million of which will be shared by 38 Massachusetts-based community health centers.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Music and Art of the Sistine Chapel’; ‘Talking With Teens’ workshop; ‘Should the U.S. be Privatizing War?’; ‘On the Fly’ story slam
Friday, 12 Oct 2018 - The Talking With Teens event, videos and ongoing parent support group is part of a collaborative effort to support parents and caregivers who help teenagers navigate through adolescence.
Bits & Bytes: Pittsfield CityJAZZ Festival; BIFF Garden Cinema Series; ‘Hot L Baltimore’ auditions; MMRHS fall awards
Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018 - In 2017, Malcolm Wyer published “Community Supported Contamination,” a design proposal for managing PCB waste along the Housatonic River in Berkshire County, taking a firm stand against the out-of-state shipment of toxic waste.
Bits & Bytes: ‘A Rossini Extravaganza!’; ‘Picture This’ at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary; ‘Bears in the Berkshires’; senior balance classes
Tuesday, 9 Oct 2018 - In his 45-minute talk at Dewey Hall, Max Galdos-Shapiro will dive into the natural history and current status of the American black bear.
Business Briefs: Barr-Klarman arts initiative recipients; new Berkshire Immigrant Center board members; grants for Shakespeare & Company; Salisbury Bank promotes Goewey; YMCA award for Schmick
Friday, 5 Oct 2018 - The Berkshire Immigrant Center welcomes Jenn Gomez, Helen Moon and Colin Ovitsky, all of Pittsfield, to its advisory board.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Art That Speaks’ at Fuel; Radius Playwrights Festival submissions; ‘Mass. Cast’ at Schantz Galleries; library deliveries; ‘People Paintings’ at Camphill Ghent
Thursday, 4 Oct 2018 - Berkshire Playwrights Lab is calling for submissions for its third annual Radius Playwrights Festival, which features five or six new, short plays created by playwrights who live within a 50-mile radius of Great Barrington.
Bits & Bytes: Chris Botti at the Mahaiwe; ‘Squeamish’ with Alison Fraser at The Mount; Roy Zimmerman in ‘RiZe Up’; ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at Sharon Playhouse; Cocek! Brass Band at Dewey Hall
Wednesday, 3 Oct 2018 - “RiZe Up” is a 90-minute funny and forceful affirmation of peace and social justice via Roy Zimmerman’s original songs.
Bits & Bytes: BBG Harvest Festival; First Fridays Artswalk; Thursday Morning Club house tour; ‘The Lost Forests of New England’; Grafton Peace Pagoda anniversary
Monday, 1 Oct 2018 - The Thursday Morning Club will present its second annual house tour Saturday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bits & Bytes: ‘The School of Love’ at Simon’s Rock; ‘North on the Wing’ birding lecture; college financial aid presentations; Fairview gala celebrates nurses
Saturday, 29 Sep 2018 - Naturalist and ornithologist Bruce Beehler will recount his 100-days-long 2015 field trip following the spring migration of songbirds from the coast of southeastern Texas up the Mississippi River and into the boreal forests of northern Ontario
Business Briefs: MCLA one of ‘Top Public Schools’; new Berkshire Museum trustees; Bennington migration consortium grant; awards for Marcotte
Saturday, 29 Sep 2018 - At its annual meeting Sept. 24, the Berkshire Museum elected five new trustees to two-year terms.
Bits & Bytes: Community at Bat; Dalton Appalachian Trail Community celebration; Michaelmas festival; courthouse art exhibit; CoA luncheon
Friday, 28 Sep 2018 - Dalton will host a celebration of one year as an Appalachian Trail CommunitySaturday, Sept. 29, with guided hikes and a community gathering at the Kay Wood Shelter just off the trail.
Bits & Bytes: Eric Schenkman at Egremont Barn; BPL staged readings; cornhole tournament; lute and voice at the Southfield Church; girls’ leadership discussion
Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018 - Inspired by the sensational story of Lizzie Borden, Edith Wharton began work on “Kate Spain” in 1935, but finished only the first act.
Business Briefs: ‘Business in Barrington’; Berkshire Opioid Addiction Prevention Collaborative grant; new Catwalk Boutique; Russell joins Main Street Hospitality; education grant for Olana
Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018 - Berkshire Humane Society will open a second location of Catwalk Boutique, its women’s clothing resale shop, in downtown Lenox.
Bits & Bytes: Music Inn reunion; Building 13 open house; Medicare seminar; waste oil & paint collection
Monday, 24 Sep 2018 - Acceptable materials are oil-based paint, oil-based stains, paint thinners, spray paint and turpentine as well as waste motor oil.
Business Briefs: Lenox seeks cultural district designation; Jewish Women’s Foundation grants; new Barrington Stage board member; William Pitt Sotheby’s names brokerage manager; BTCF grant deadlines
Saturday, 22 Sep 2018 - A cultural district must be a walkable, compact area centered on existing amenities, but the benefits of the designation extend beyond formal downtown borders.
Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018 - Scent work is the country’s fastest-growing dog sport that mimics the task of a working detection dogs to locate a scent and communicate to its handler that the scent has been found.
Business Briefs: Berkshire Trendsetter winners; Moulton joins Berkshire Grown; CHP welcomes Strickler; gift for GB Rotary Club; Arts Integrative Initiative
Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018 - Berkshire Grown's board of trustees is pleased to announce that Margaret Moulton has assumed the role of executive director.
Bits & Bytes: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes; ‘Being Black in the Berkshires;’ Joachim Frank at Lenox Library; ‘Having Difficult Conversations’ workshop; Amanda Stern at Stockbridge Library
Monday, 17 Sep 2018 - A discussion of African-Americans’ Berkshires history and culture as well as the stories and voices not being told or heard, 'Being Black in the Berkshires' will remember the past, assess the present and plan for the future.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Legendary Ladies of Motown’ at Fairview gala; German/Austrian film festival; Uncle Beazley moves to Worcester; new pastor at United Methodist Church of Lenox
Friday, 14 Sep 2018 - Regularly on view as part of Berkshire Museum’s “Dinosaurs and Paleontology” exhibition, Uncle Beazley was loaned to the Berkshire Athenaeumin October 2014 and was on display in a courtyard adjacent to the children’s section of the library.
Bits & Bytes: Festival Latino of the Berkshires; Tim Fain at Hudson Hall; open studios tour; Dalton Preschool LEGO drive
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018 - Tim Fain can be seen and heard in the film “Black Swan.” He also gives "voice" to the violin of the lead actor in the hit film “12 Years a Slave,” as he did with Richard Gere's violin in the feature film “Bee Season.”
Bits & Bytes: Guy Davis at the Egremont Barn; Gilles Vonsattel at Music & More; river exploration in Becket; Bill Wright at IS183
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018 - Swiss-born American pianist Gilles Vonsattel is the recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and winner of the Naumburg and Geneva competitions as well as the 2016 Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award.
Business Briefs: New BNRC trail; New Marlborough Land Trust gift; Pittsfield Cultural Council grant workshop; Greylock donates to Lee High School; Berkshire Business Confidence Index results
Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018 - The New Marlborough Land Trust has announced that Edward “Ned” Goodnow has given it 300 acres of land along the Konkapot River.
Bits & Bytes: Josh Billings RunAground; Berkshire BioBlitz; ‘Escaped Alone’ at WAM Theatre; ‘The Vagina Monologues’ at the Whit; ‘Historic New England’ at Chesterwood
Monday, 10 Sep 2018 - In addition to surveying local species, Berkshire BioBlitz will include family events such as bird banding, microscope and specimen set-ups, and a hands-on water filtration activity, as well as interactive walks and conversations that will run throughout the day.
Bits & Bytes: Woofstock 2018; Zoid inauguration at Art Omi; TENET Vocal Artists at Music & More; Safe Sitter class for teens
Thursday, 6 Sep 2018 - The Safe Sitter course provides hands-on practice in lifesaving techniques to young teens who are home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting so they will be equipped with the skills and confidence to act in the event of an emergency.
Business Briefs: Dr. Vandana Sethi joins CHP staff; program evaluation workshop; Dupont joins Berkshire Money Management; Community Day at Salisbury Bank
Thursday, 6 Sep 2018 - 'Program Evaluation Basics for Non-Profit Organizations' will provide an overview of program evaluation approaches that nonprofit organizations can use to assess the impact of their work.