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Whose decline is more severe: Joe Biden’s or the news media’s?

The decisive problem right now isn't Joe Biden or the press; it is what is being done to the American people.

Bits & Bytes: Intergenerational symposium; novelists at the Bookstore; poet at The Mount; Music School 75th anniversary

The goal of the Multicultural BRIDGE symposium is to increase the sense of value among Berkshire County youth in their families and communities

Bits & Bytes: The Josh calls for volunteers; fall classes at Berkshire Music School; and more

The Williams convocation speaker is Michael Curtin, CEO of D.C. Central Kitchen, whose programs provide millions of healthy meals to at-risk populations.

Bits & Bytes: Arlo Guthrie booksigning; Berkshire Music School open house; Heirloom Fire summer supper; ‘Now Is Our Time’ at the Colonial; Berkshire South...

"Many people don't realize that Berkshire South Regional Community Center is a nonprofit organization, with dues and fees making up only 60 percent of our costs to operate. -- Jenise Lucey, Berkshire South’s executive director

Bits & Bytes: Drum Pow Wow; ‘Icebergs in August’; Stefan Asbury at OLLI; ‘Red Velvet’ opens; rural museum tours

Stefan Asbury has served on the faculty of the Tanglewood Music Center and currently holds the Sana H. Sabbagh master teacher chair on the Conducting Faculty which he has held since 2005.

Harriet Rothstein, of Egremont, concert pianist, beloved teacher, dies at 78

“I never heard her play a single note that was not filled with care, meaning and communicative power. She always had something urgent, beautiful and deeply personal to say through her music.” -- Evan Rothstein, Deputy Head of Strings at the Guildhall School of Music in London

Notes, footnotes & queries

Has the “species purity” movement gotten out of hand, categorizing undesirable plants and animals, even earthworms, as invasive? Next thing you know its adherents will be calling for the elimination of apple trees as an alien species.

Bits & Bytes: Lenox Lit Crawl; Berkshire Music School concert; Erik Hoffner photography exhibit

“I thought it was important to portray the subjects of this story primarily with old-fashioned black and white film, since this is a venerable relationship between the farms and these traditional breeds which is now being rekindled. Many of the portraits I was able to create have an antique feel and seem to speak through the centuries.” -- Photographer Erik Hoffner, whose photo exhibit is now on view at Galerie Giroux in Great Barrington
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