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Celebrate Juneteenth with ‘Black Barbie’

The Netflix documentary directed by Lagueria Davis drops today.

Bits & Bytes: Clinton Church restoration kickoff; ‘Kohelet’ at the Mahaiwe; ‘Creative Aging’ on Beacon Hill; STEAM Challenge Night; Red Cross blood drives

Close Encounters With Music will kick off its 2019-20 season Sunday, Oct. 27, with the American premiere of Andre Hajdu’s ‘Kohelet’ for four cellos narrated by film, stage and television actor Sam Waterston.

Bits & Bytes: Emmanuel Ceysson at Music & More; theater critics’ panel; ‘Restoration: Anti-Semitism in France’; Berkshire Feile; conflict workshop

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College will present a panel discussion of the 2019 Berkshire summer theater season featuring Edge contributors J. Peter Bergman and Dan Dwyer Friday, Sept. 13, at the Berkshire Museum.

Bits & Bytes: Berkshires Arts Festival; Berkshire Jewish Film Festival; Salty Brine at Ancram Opera House; ‘In Fascism’s Grip’ play analysis

The Berkshire Jewish Film Festival will celebrate its 33rd season with showings consecutive Mondays July 8 through Aug. 12 in the Lenox Memorial Middle and High School Duffin Theater.

Bits & Bytes: Nona Hendryx at MASS MoCA; ‘The Meaning of Michelle;’ ‘Devil’s Trill’ celebration; ‘Created Equal’ at Temple Anshe Amunim; ‘Two Worlds’ at...

In 'The Meaning of Michelle,' author Veronica Chambers solicited, collected and edited essays by a variety of authors offering varied perspectives on Michelle Obama and her time in the White House.

Bits & Bytes: Civil rights re-enactment; ‘Things We Think but Don’t Dare Say;’ artist panel discussion; scene-study acting class

Joining CBS journalist and moderator David Schoenbrun on Aug. 28, 1963, were James Baldwin, Harry Belafonte, Sydney Poitier, Marlon Brando, Charlton Heston and Joseph Manckiewicz, all of whom were in Washington for the civil rights march.

Bits & Bytes: Joan Griswold open studio; ‘Drones: The Sky Isn’t the Limit;’ ‘An Evening of Duos;’ Young Writers’ Contest winners; play analysis series

Over the course of a 90-minute verbal, textual and visual fly-by, Thaddeus Kubis will trace the history of drones, the current state of affairs of drones and attempt to predict the future of both commercial and recreational drones.

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