Berkshire Natural History Conference presenters will include botanists/historians Maida Goodwin and Allison Bell, who will retrace the steps of 19th-century naturalist Grace Greylock Niles; and evolutionary biology student Jenks Hehmeyer, who will introduce the world of incredible organisms, including the Berkshires’ giant amoeba slime mold.
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Bits & Bytes: ‘The Constitution Under Stress’; classical piano concerts; ‘Time Poetry’ at 250 Long Pond; ‘Pippin’ at BCC; Dewey Hall gala
Pianist YeeJin Yuk will present two concerts featuring the work of Debussy, Ravel, Faure, Chopin and Dutilleux.
Bits & Bytes: Pittsfield CityJAZZ Festival; BIFF Garden Cinema Series; ‘Hot L Baltimore’ auditions; MMRHS fall awards
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: ‘CATASFACTION’; BBG plant sale; ‘Spelling Bee’ at BCC; BerkChique! benefit sale
Plants-and-Answers will include experts from Berkshire Botanical Garden’s staff and plant professionals who will answer design questions and provide practical advice on growing and caring for plants.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Long Time Comin’’ at MMRHS; Sandy Hook vigil; ‘Symbols of Civilization?’; ‘A Christmas Carol’ at The Mount; ‘Noises Off’
The candlelight vigil will remember the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and all Americans who have been killed or injured by guns since the event took place.
Bits & Bytes: Linda Hirshman at the Mount; ‘Museums That Matter;’ ‘Through the Lens’ student photography exhibit; Douglas Tallamy on native plants; ‘Next to Normal’
As the chair of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware, Douglas Tallamy studies how invasive species can disrupt local ecosystems and lead to the disappearance of both large and small animals.
Bits & Bytes: The Yellow Bowl Project discussion; Mavis Staples at MASS MoCA; writers-in-residence at The Mount; Dana Louise at the Colonial; BCC Players auditions
The Mount has announced the recipients of the 2017 Edith Wharton Writers-in-Residence: Christene Barberich, global editor-in-chief and co-founder of the lifestyle media company Refinery29; author and screenwriter Donna M. Lucey; and award-winning novelist Vanessa Manko.
Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Children’s Chorus holiday concert; theatre of the absurd at BCC; Solid Sound tickets; Berkshire Human Rights Speaker Series; ‘Coping With Loss’
Conceived by Wilco and inaugurated in 2010, Solid Sound will present Wilco as hosts and headliners and will feature an eclectic, Wilco-selected musical lineup of indie, rock, jazz and more.
Bits & Bytes: DCSC May line-up; Simon’s Rock jazz concert; Lee Greener Gateway Clean-up; Williams College’s Olmsted Awards; ‘Avenue Q’ at BCC
Three hours later the groups reassembled at the town’s gazebo, having collected more than 200 large bags of trash and recyclables which filled a truck to overflowing and most of a nearby dumpster.
Bits & Bytes: Denny Alsop in Boston; River Walk Earth Day workday; ZviDance at MASS MoCA; Terry Tempest Williams at Williams; 350Mass Berkshires meeting; marionette shows at Ventfort Hall; BCC Spring Gathering; BCD students move on
In Boston, Alsop will deliver a letter he’s carried from the Berkshires in a quest for a clean Housatonic River, free of the PCBs that GE dumped there years ago.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Diapause’ exhibit; Simon’s Rock faculty recital; Williams supports solar project; Ramsdell Library Sundays; ‘Avenue Q’ auditions
Williams College will provide a bridge loan to the Williamstown Youth Center for a solar energy project that will supply the facility’s energy needs.
Bits & Bytes: Holiday Shop, Sip & Stroll; Lenox Library’s Pajama Night; ‘Magnificat’ in Stockbridge; ‘Tartuffe’ at BCC
At the Lenox Library Holiday Pajama Night children can enjoy an evening of storytelling by community celebrities and music performed by David Grover.