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Bits & Bytes: Ventfort Hall silver auction; watercolor exhibit at Camphill Ghent; Haunted Historic Pittsfield walking tour; Jewish War Veterans’ post commander; Lauren Clark Fine Art October events
Friday, 9 Oct 2015 - Hosted by local folklorist and historian Joe Durwin, the tour explores some of the rich history of downtown Pittsfield through the lens of its folklore, legends, and mysteries.
News Briefs: 350Mass Berkshires legislative breakfast; Lucy Prashker named Woman of Achievement; Mt. Washington Internet plan; GB’s junk car bylaw
Friday, 9 Oct 2015 - Mount Washington plans to build a town-owned, modern, fiber-to-the-home network to provide high-speed Internet access to its residents.
Bits & Bytes: FODfest 2015; Jeanne Mackin at The Mount; BNRC award; Audra McDonald at the Mahaiwe; Neumann’s ‘Vanishing America’
Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 - The Francis W. Sargent Conservation Award has been presented Berkshire Natural Resources Council, the first time the award has been presented to an organization instead of an individual.
Bits & Bytes: ‘MUSE’ at Sohn Fine Art; Whitney Battle-Baptiste in Pittsfield; “Babylon Revisited” world premiere; GrowlerFest; Williams College launches $650m campaign
Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 - Financial aid is the Williams College $650 million campaign’s single largest fund-raising priority.
Bits & Bytes: Oldtone Roots Music Festival; college fair at BCC; business email fraud seminar; ‘Richard III’ benefit at Shakespeare & Co.; Martin Gilbert lecture
Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015 - The special staged reading of Shakespeare's great historical tragedy “Richard III” is to benefit the Shakespeare & Company's performance, training, and education programs.
Bits & Bytes: $100k grant for VIM; Pittsfield CityJazz Festival; Pogrebin at Knosh & Knowledge; ‘Cellblock Visions’ at Berkshire Waldorf High School; Botanical Garden Harvest Festival
Monday, 5 Oct 2015 - In spite of expanded government health insurance coverage, demands for the services of VIM’s free clinic have been growing.
News Briefs: Alford swears in MLP; Lenox land-use open houses; Rathbun-Briggs named ‘Credit Union Hero’; NSF award for Williams professor
Saturday, 3 Oct 2015 - The Lenox Land Use Department will look at existing conditions including demographic information, housing characteristics, economic characteristics, socio-economic characteristics.
Bits & Bytes: Berktoberfest; online auction preview; OLLI talk on fengshui forests; Izzy Heltai CD release
Friday, 2 Oct 2015 - Eighth annual Berktoberfest Pittsfield — Brewers from near and far will open their taps from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 3 at the 8th annual Berktoberfest. Located at the McKay Street parking lot in the newly designated Upstreet Cultural District, Berktoberfest will include samples of some of the finest beers from the northeast and […]
Bits & Bytes: Harvest Festival needs volunteers; stone walls walk in Monterey; Ventfort Hall Medieval Faire; Stockbridge cemetery walk; Salisbury Bank shred day
Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 - During the Medieval Fair the Barony of Bergental, a branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism, will present Crestfallen Tourney, a spirited knightly competition
Bits & Bytes: ‘An Iliad’ at Shake & Co.; haunted mansion talk & ghost hunt; Wiyos in Hudson; Music & More: Expatriate writers; Williams Fulbright teaching assistants
Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 - A few intrepid souls will stay on for a unique, real-life ghost hunting adventure exploring the mysteries of this 1870s manor house.
News Briefs: Free flu shots; BMC’s Cancer Center named to cancer care collaborative; Housatonic infrastructure grant; compressor station health forum; new branch managers at Greylock
Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 - Save Burden Lake will present a forum on the health impacts of living within 10 miles of a natural gas pipeline compressor station.
Bits & Bytes: Cowboy Junkies at Helsinki; ‘In My Shoes’ at BCC; October First Fridays Artswalk; Sonia Nazario reading; Ruth Sidransky in Pittsfield
Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 - “In My Shoes” brings the voices of women in and outside of prison to the stage in spoken word, dance, and song.
Bits & Bytes: NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson at the Mahaiwe; Naumkeag extends season; dementia series at Fairview ; Susan Lewis, David Giannini at Writers Read
Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 - In addition to the extended schedule, Naumkeag will be offering a line-up of events during the height of the fall-foliage season.
Bits & Bytes: Arthur Greene piano recital; BFWW showcase; Hopkins Forest Fall Festival; death penalty book discussion
Friday, 25 Sep 2015 - The sentencing of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombings brought up a lot of questions about execution in a non-death penalty state.
News Briefs: Downing’s holiday card contest; Commission on the Status of Women; Simon’s Rock’s community service day
Friday, 25 Sep 2015 - The Commission, composed of nine members from throughout Berkshire County, exists to provide a positive and effective voice for women and girls within the region.
Bits & Bytes: ‘American West’ at Berkshire Museum; Lenox Apple Squeeze; “The Vandal” at Shake & Co.; Salisbury Bank Shred Day; ‘Songs of World War I’ at Ventfort Hall
Thursday, 24 Sep 2015 - “The Vandal” Shakespeare & Company is a story about life, love, loss, and the power of Cool Ranch Doritos.
Bits & Bytes: Lydian String Quartet at Music & More; Aaron Lanksy, Yiddish Book Center; Jon Rubin at WCMA; Behold! New Lebanon tours; Steely Dan tribute concert
Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015 - Lydian String Quartet to perform at Music and More New Marlborough — Music and More welcomes back the acclaimed Lydian String Quartet (Daniel Stepner and Judith Eissenberg, violin; Mark Berger, viola; Joshua Gordon, cello) on Saturday, September 26, 4:30 p.m. at the New Marlborough Meeting House, 154 Hartsville-New Marlborough Rd. The Lydians will perform a program of […]
Bits & Bytes: The Orchestra Now at Simon’s Rock; Relay For Life; newsboy statue & cemetery walk; ‘Spaces and Moments’ in Spencertown; family nature program in Monterey
Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 - The Orchestra Now prepares a new generation of musicians to break down barriers between modern audiences and noteworthy orchestral music of the past and present.
Bits & Bytes: CATA’s ‘All Rise’ at Shakespeare & Co.; Fairview gala; SMART recovery in GB; Fred Moten poetry reading; Housatonic heritage hike
Monday, 21 Sep 2015 - The proceeds of the 2015 Fairview Hospital Gala will be invested in a specially licensed high-resolution monitor for the emergency department.
News Briefs: CDC Log Homes session; legislative forum in Becket; Rx Round-up; EGLahr PR earns certification
Saturday, 19 Sep 2015 - The CDC agenda will cover an update on the clean-up of the former Log Homes site, and plans for developing the site for housing and business
Bits & Bytes: Cornelia Gilder on historic estates; Berkshire Montessori 10th anniversary; ‘The Punk Singer’ opens film series
Friday, 18 Sep 2015 - "The Punk Singer," a 2013 documentary, follows feminist activist, punk zine writer, and lead singer of punk bands Bikini Kill and Le Tigre Kathleen Hanna.
Bits & Bytes: Music & More; rare books; Great Barrington literary tour; Alford town history; Behold! New Lebanon; BerkCirque
Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 - The Lenox Library’s Distinguished Lecture Series will host an antiquarian book “road show” at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 20.
Bits & Bytes: Intergenerational symposium; novelists at the Bookstore; poet at The Mount; Music School 75th anniversary
Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015 - The goal of the Multicultural BRIDGE symposium is to increase the sense of value among Berkshire County youth in their families and communities
Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 - The Williams convocation speaker is Michael Curtin, CEO of D.C. Central Kitchen, whose programs provide millions of healthy meals to at-risk populations.
Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Clean Air Challenge; grant-writing workshop; Berkshire Grown’s Harvest Supper; Touchstones series at the Mount; Groundswell at Olana
Monday, 14 Sep 2015 - The Harvest Supper is returning for a third year to the Upper Lodge at Ski Butternut. Nearly three dozen Berkshire Grown member chefs and local beverage producers will be on hand.
Monday, 14 Sep 2015 - The 1460 psi fracked gas pipeline is proposed to go more than 400 miles from the fracking fields of Pennsylvania through New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire before ending in Dracut, Mass.
News Briefs: Berkshire Young Adult, Age-Friendly survey; Pittsfield picketing; Williams College climate change plan
Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 - The survey focuses on what brings young adults to the region and what drives them away, what young adults value, and what can be done to make the Berkshires more attractive.
Bits & Bytes: Whiskey Treaty Roadshow at Shire City Sessions; Emory professor to speak on Ramanujan; Daniel Chester French lecture series launch; Teens’ Short Story Contest winners
Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 - Berkshire School senior Carrie Babigian of Sheffield won first place for “Day One,” in the Spencertown Academy Arts Center teens' short story contest.
News Briefs: App prompts Williams campus culture change; participants sought for Citizens’ Legislative Seminar
Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 - Circle of 6 is a sexual assault prevention app that allows the user to create a circle of six friends a student can call or text easily when s/he is in an uncomfortable situation.
Bits & Bytes: Easy Ridin’ Papas at Dewey Hall; High Holidays with Rimon; ‘The Berkshire Collection’ at St. Francis Gallery; Community Day at Camphill Ghent
Friday, 11 Sep 2015 - St. Francis Gallery in South Lee presents "The Berkshire Collection," an intensive look at the combined and varied works of a wide range of Berkshire artists.
Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Lyric auditions; Behold! New Lebanon’s Sept. 12 tours; Shred Day at Salisbury Bank; Hevreh High Holy Days services; Music Inn meet-up
Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 - Fans, staff, musicians, local historians and music lovers are invited for an evening to celebrate the legendary Music Inn this Sunday, September 13 at 6 p.m. at Bascom Lodge.
Bits & Bytes: 20th annual Library Challenge; Sheffield in Celebration; ‘On Violence & Restoration’ panel; Ahavath Sholom High Holy Days services; Eason appointed VP
Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 - The Sheffield Fair is excited to be hosting the 7th annual Showmanship and Fitting Competition for cattle, horses and poultry.