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15th annual Berkshire International Film Festival moved to fall of 2020

In response to the growing uncertainty of the coronavirus outbreak, we have decided to reschedule our 2020 festival to this fall.

Bits & Bytes: Beyond Flamenco at PS21; Amy LaVere, Will Sexton at the Foundry; BIFF film screening; ‘The Alchemy of Us’; ‘Meet Me at...

“Meet Me at the Clark” welcomes individuals with mild memory loss and their care partners to enjoy private viewing time in the galleries.

Bits & Bytes: ‘The Story of Plastic’; Comedy at the Plaza; Dwyer at NYC book fair; ‘Bring It On’ at Miss Hall’s

BIFF to screen ‘The Story of Plastic’ Great Barrington -- The Berkshire International Film Festival will present the documentary film “The Story of Plastic” Sunday,...

PREVIEW: Aretha, ‘Amazing Grace’ at Tanglewood’s Linde Center

It's hard to say why so many people with an affinity for neither the gospel nor gospel music weep when they listen to Aretha sing the gospel classics, but Mick Jagger could probably explain it, because he was present at the 1972 recording session for "Amazing Grace."

Bits & Bytes: BIFF film screening; David Levering Lewis at Stockbridge Library; Nikole Hannah-Jones at Williams; Auschwitz liberation commemoration; bear stories wanted

David Levering Lewis was twice the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, in 1994 and 2001, for parts one and two of his biography of W. E. B. Du Bois.

Bits & Bytes: Ben Cosgrove at Dewey Hall; ‘Rigged’ screening; ‘The Pollinators’ at Simon’s Rock; ‘Tannery Sessions’ video concerts; Becket Art Center call for...

“The Pollinators” features the filmmakers talking to farmers, scientists, chefs, economists and academics to give a broad perspective about the threats to honey bees and what it means for food security.

Tanglewood Learning Institute announces 2020 schedule

With the second summer of TLI programming coming up in just 200 days or so, it's the perfect time to nibble (binge?) on party food and peruse TLI's summer schedule.

Tanglewood Learning Institute announces fall/winter/spring schedule

In one fell swoop, Tanglewood became a year-round venue for the first time in its 82-year history when it launched the new Linde Center for Music and Learning in the summer of 2019.

LEONARD QUART: Martin Scorsese honored at Berkshire International Film Festival

As he always has done, Scorsese spoke about film with passion, encyclopedic knowledge and a belief in the greatness of the medium.

FILM REVIEW: ‘Ask Dr. Ruth’ profiles the astonishing life of famous sexpert

This 4-foot-7-inch dynamo with a thick German accent connected with her audience because of her candor and her good intuitive advice.

FILM REVIEW: ‘Ophelia’ should resonate with a younger generation

In addition to this re-orientation toward the title character, the screenplay by Semi Chellas offers some interesting revisions of Shakespeare’s original.

2019 Berkshire International Film Festival ‘the best year yet’

Great Barrington -- “This will be the best year yet,” Kelley Vickery, founder and artistic director of the Berkshire International Film Festival, stated during her...

At BIFF ‘Dreaming of a Vetter World,’ a Nebraska farmer goes organic

"I suddenly had some questions about how our food’s being grown here in America… There’s a huge disaster going on right now that few people even know about." -- Bonnie Hawthorne, writer and director of 'Dreaming of a Vetter World'

News Brief: GB construction update

There will not be work on Monday, May 27, which is Memorial Day, or Thursday, May 30, or Friday, May 31, during the Berkshire International Film Festival.

Downtown Great Barrington construction ‘moving along pretty swiftly’

The town expects to have the north side of Railroad Street "buttoned up," including the installation of bases for decorative light poles, by the end of this week.

Great Barrington ‘Downtown Street Project’ to begin: Upgrades to Bridge, Church, Elm and Railroad

This week, mobilization and set-up began for Church, School and Elm streets on Monday. Actual construction will begin on Monday, March 18, with an expected completion date of Sunday, June 30.

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