Berkshire Playwrights Lab is calling for submissions for its third annual Radius Playwrights Festival, which features five or six new, short plays created by playwrights who live within a 50-mile radius of Great Barrington.
Shakespeare & Company artists and special guests from the community including U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield; Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox; and Sen. Adam Hinds, D-Pittsfield, will read the Declaration of Independence as part of Shakespeare & Company’s Fourth of July celebration.
Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D–Lenox, worked with the Department of Children and Families’ central office to secure a truck and company to deliver toys from Boston to the departments Pittsfield office on Thursday.
Great Barrington Fairgrounds’ Community Garden Project will connect people of all levels of expertise and income by providing access to the resources, skills, and information necessary to grow their own food.
Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires (VIM) announces that the launch of the 2016 VIM Coupon Book will take place at the Lenox Holiday Stroll, Saturday, December 5, from noon to 4 at MacKimmie Company and Casablanca.
“Common Classes at the Fall Festival of Shakespeare are a beautiful example of what education might one day become — nurturing creativity and developing cooperation.”
— Kevin Coleman, Director of Education at Shakespeare and Company
Behold! New Lebanon Aug. 29 tours; Camphill Ghent volunteers honored; Knosh & Knowledge at Hevreh, with a lecture on anti-Semitism in France; Jacob’s Pillow honors outgoing executive director Ella Baff.
Multicultural BRIDGE’s ‘Berkshire Mosaic’ book release Pittsfield — On Saturday, August 8 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Multicultural BRIDGE will present its Social Justice in Action campaign fundraiser featuring the release of “Berkshire Mosaic: a Multicultural BRIDGE Living History Project” at the Lichtenstein Center for the Arts. Author Gwendolyn Hampton VanSant, along with some of
Barbara Watkins, owner of Evergreen Fine American Crafts, has led the I Dig GB campaign, organizing sales and special events to draw people to Great Barrington even during the rockiest periods of Main Street Reconstruction.
CATA performance, gala at Shakespeare & Company Lenox — Community Access to the Arts presents “Ready, Willing & Able,” CATA’s annual performance and gala on Saturday, May 16 at 6 p.m., and a second performance on Sunday, May 17 at 1 p.m. at Shakespeare & Company’s Tina Packer Playhouse at 70 Kemble Street. “Ready, Willing