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THEATER REVIEW: ‘2.5 Minute Ride’ plays at Hartford Stage through June 23

I don’t always recommend solo performances, but this one is that rare exception. It is a must see!

‘The Berkshires Farm Table Cookbook’ celebrates the (growing) season

This first weekend in July, when you’re missing the customary parades and fireworks, go ahead and get creative: Chat up your local farmer; check out the local farmers’ market; introduce your family to a new vegetable; and get cooking!

Business Briefs: Main Street Hospitality, Holiday Inn partner; VIM Berkshires dental grant; Johnson joins CHP; Berkshire Museum appoints Ferrone

Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires in Great Barrington has been awarded $26,500 to help continue providing dental services to uninsured or underinsured income-qualified residents.

Bits & Bytes: Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas; ‘A Baroque Celebration’ at Saint James Place; culinary arts dinner; ‘Ay Mariposa’ at Mason Library; ‘The...

Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas to capture small-town holiday spirit Stockbridge -- The Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas celebration, which captures small-town Christmas spirit in...

Bits & Bytes: Founders Day at Norman Rockwell Museum; ‘The Mystical 16’; rainforest music, culture at Race Brook Lodge; RSYP block party; Alastair McIntosh...

The twin brothers will speak and present songs, stories and movement, and will answer questions about the indigenous ways and traditions of their Amazon culture.

Hancock Shaker Village ‘Food for Thought’ program offers dinner, talk with author Rebecca Soffer

“Grief is a topic that makes most people want to run for the hills, but we’re not doing ourselves any favors by responding in that way.” -- Rebecca Soffer

Bits & Bytes: Housatonic Heritage walks; Sheffield Fair; Outstanding in the Field; ‘Cross-Section’ at Eclipse Mill Gallery; adult education classes

This year’s Sheffield Fair will feature animal showmanship and fitting competitions, barrel racing, a vintage Studebaker car show, local vendors and food, a zip line from the Sheffield Police Department, and more.

Business Briefs: Red Lion Inn names new executive chef; ‘Get Mentored’ program; nonprofit fundraising workshop; farmers’ retreat; BTCF grant deadlines

Participants in the nonprofit fundraising workshop will learn how to set up Facebook pages for on-site fundraising and delve into the best practices for creating peer-to-peer campaigns.

Bits & Bytes: ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Colonial; RSYP culinary arts dinner; Ellen Lagemann at Roe Jan Library; disaster relief breakfast fundraiser; holiday art...

Chris Bonniver, executive chef of the Hermitage Inn in West Dover, Vermont, will be the special guest chef at its annual culinary arts celebration dinner, to be held Monday, Dec. 4.

Bits & Bytes: Clinton Church Restoration completes church purchase; unpublished Wharton play discovered; Jackson receives arts award; Morningside Up fundraising dinner

Planning for the ultimate use of the historic A.M.E. Zion Church and a sustainable future for the property is also underway.

Business Briefs: Main Street Hospitality to run Hancock Shaker Village cafe; film production workshop; Salisbury Bank buys Empire State Bank branch; Bartini receives architectural...

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation distributed over $708,000 in grants to individuals, schools and nonprofits and grants totaling nearly $800,000 from donors with charitable funds at the foundation during its 2016 winter grants cycle.

NONPROFIT PROFILE: Railroad Street Youth Project, catalyst for careers — and self-confidence

“We’ve always been about the needs of individuals, whether they want college or not. We ask what they need to thrive and see their future, not as something abstract, but concrete, now, here.” -- Ananda Timpane, executive director of Railroad Street Youth Project

Bits & Bytes: ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Colonial; Clinton AME Zion Church fundraising update; Stone Walls II release party; RSYP culinary dinner; interfaith holiday...

The Winter 2017 issue of Stone Walls II features work about the late poet, journalist and feminist Michelle Gillett written by Patty Crane and others, as well as two poems by Gillett.

Bits & Bytes: John Mayall at the Colonial; Outstanding in the Field dinner; Ramsdell Winter Sundays; Writers Read series; BTCF grant deadlines

The architecture and history of Housatonic will be highlighted during the final Ramsdell Public Library Winter Sunday Afternoon on March 20 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

RSYP Culinary Arts dinner showcases future chefs

"It’s an answer to a problem that has arisen in many rural communities throughout Massachusetts and across the country: where do youth go when they have nowhere else to go?" --- Ananda Timpane, executive director of Railroad Street Youth Project

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