Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas to capture small-town holiday spirit Stockbridge — The Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas celebration, which captures small-town Christmas spirit in the town that Norman Rockwell once called “the best of America, the best of New England,” will take place Friday, Dec. 6, through Sunday, Dec. 8. Highlights will include holiday
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Bits & Bytes: Yo-Yo Ma’s Day of Action; ‘Green Inspiration’ art exhibit; ‘Bouquet of Baroque Concertos’; Laurel Hill Day; ‘A Movable Feast’ art tour
Bach Project’s Day of Action to be held at First Street Common Pittsfield — Yo-Yo Ma’s Bach Project, in partnership with Hancock Shaker Village, will present a Day of Action with the world-famous cellist Saturday, Aug, 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Street Common. The event will feature a giant table-building
Bits & Bytes: Lights for Liberty gatherings; Aston Magna on Rubens; ‘The Tricky Part’ at Ancram Opera House; Williams College at solar eclipse in Chile
Guest director Richard Savino will present the music that influenced the art of Flemish Baroque artist Peter Paul Rubens.
PREVIEW: Aston Magna’s 46th season in the Berkshires
If you are one of those persnickety early-music aficionados who accept nothing less than perfection, then Aston Magna is your favorite band.
MUSIC: Audacious, contemplative Mozart by Aston Magna
Eric Hoeprich’s basset clarinet sung with exquisite clarity and depth in the Clarinet Quintet, K. 581. All through the piece, his perfectly calibrated, whizzing arpeggios and fluttering thirds resonated like mellow love-calls through the ensemble.
Sex, dance and Repression Delicto opens Aston Magna Festival
In so many ways, Daniel Stepner and his band made early music new again.
Bits & Bytes: GB Heritage Day; ‘Fiorello;’ Aston Magna opening weekend; ‘Ami and Tami’ at Berkshire Museum; ‘the Longest Day;’ storage for Sheffield Farmers’ Market; Pittsfield Repair Café
Bring one or two damaged but repairable items to the Repair Café in Pittsfield (Mass.) to be fixed for free by neighborhood volunteers.