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This West Wing should learn from ‘The West Wing’

Joe Biden, the waters around you are rising fast. You have a choice: Withdraw or drown.

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...

Bits & Bytes: Lights for Liberty gatherings; Aston Magna on Rubens; ‘The Tricky Part’ at Ancram Opera House; Williams College at solar eclipse in...

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’...

Bring one or two damaged but repairable items to the Repair Café in Pittsfield (Mass.) to be fixed for free by neighborhood volunteers.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.