Wednesday, July 17, 2024

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REVIEW: Energy to spare — The TMC Orchestra and Shostakovich Fill the Shed with Sound and Drama

Despite its year-to-year changing membership, this orchestra is reliably distinguished by energy, enthusiasm, and responsiveness, along with technical polish and precision.

Majestic Federal on the Hudson

Christine Jones and Paul Barrett of The Kinderhook Group offer a stunning Federal home on the Hudson with 19th century majesty, 21st century conveniences and the river right out the front door.

THEATRE REVIEW: Bridge Street Theatre’s ‘The Subject Was Roses’ combines directorial savvy, acting talent

Having seen the original on Broadway and cherishing much of what I could recall, I was hoping for a passing good show here, but the director and her actors have given me so much more than that.

THEATRE REVIEW: Bridge Street’s ‘Better’ an intriguing coming-of-age tale

The combination here of creative artists, one and all, has given us some amazing theater and a large, gooey table of food for thought.

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘The Shaggs’ at Bridge Street Theatre is unconventional, sensitive, frightening

Sometimes truth is definitely stranger than fiction and this show goes a long way in proving just that.

THEATRE REVIEW: Bridge Street Theatre’s ‘The Moors’ a very funny play about a very savage subject

You don't need to know the examples copied by the playwright to enjoy this play; you just have to watch and listen and enjoy the experience.

Bits & Bytes: Hudson River Skywalk grand opening; Mariken Palmboom at the Southfield Church; Bread and Roses Strike talk

The new experience connects the homes and studios of major Hudson River School artists Thomas Cole and Frederic Church over the Hudson River and across the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, offering sweeping views of the Hudson River Valley and the Catskill Mountains.

Berkshire Theatre Critics Association defines categories for third season

The object of the selection of winners is not to single out the “best” in any category, but to reward the outstanding elements of the season, the work that is not possible to forget, that stands out, that exemplifies excellence.

BRIEFS: BBG landscape design winners; Great Barrington Arts Market; Larkin records complete Jane Austen novels; Instacart enters Berkshires; ‘Tri-County Mixer’

For every download of any Austen title purchased directly from, $5 will be donated to the Literacy Network of South Berkshire via the Jane Austen Literacy Foundation for which Alison Larkin serves as U.S. ambassador.

Youthful challenger races around NY-19 in bid to ‘repeal and replace’ Faso

Rhodes, who exudes the boyish charm one would expect from a guy who grew up on a Bruderhof farm in Ulster County and eventually found his way to Harvard Law School, saves his best shots for the man he wants to replace: first-term Republican Rep. John Faso.

Dorothy Lynn, 93, of Lee, formerly of Hudson, N.Y.

Dorothy was one of the women who helped start the Hudson Day Care Center in 1969, as well the Hudson Area Library. She was also one of the early gallery owners.

ART REVIEW: Recreating Thomas Cole’s studio where American art was born

Some artists thrive in times of flux, and Thomas Cole appears to have been one of them.  

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.