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Encore! Billy Collins

Billy Collins is surely the most popular American poet since Robert Frost. We are pleased to offer an encore column of his wonderful work.

Bits & Bytes: Citizenship naturalization ceremony; Baseball Day at Berkshire Mall; Woofstock; GBLC Hullabaloo; BNRC community celebration

Berkshire County residents who immigrated to the U.S. from around the world will be sworn in as new naturalized citizens against the backdrop of Norman Rockwell’s iconic “Four Freedoms” paintings.

Bits & Bytes: Holiday cooking safety tips; Writers Read; ‘The Gift Show;’ Last Waltz Live; Muddy Brook online auction

The online auction is the Muddy Brook Regional Elementary School PTA’s main fundraiser and supports a wide range of enrichment programming, including artist residency programs and field trips.

Bits & Bytes: Renewable energy fair; ‘The Government Inspector;’ Will Evans, Whiskey Treaty Roadshow at the Colonial; Fairview’s Monster Dash; Mill Pond School open...

The Children’s Study Home will celebrate the opening of its Berkshire campus, located at the site of the former Eagleton School, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 29.

Bits & Bytes: Joshua Redman Quartet at the Mahaiwe; Museum & Archives reopening; Berkshire Blues Benefit Jam; Eugenia Zukerman & Jasper Quartet; stamp...

Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony, members of the Stockbridge community who have donated items to the Stockbridge Library's Museum & Archives will be present to chat with visitors about their contributions to the collection, the town, and its history.

Gypsy Joynt leaving big vacancy in local music scene — and trail of unpaid meal taxes

“We’ve brought music to town and business to town. People are now coming to this side of Main Street. We’ve done a lot to help this town." --- Keith Weller, patriarch of the Gypsy Joynt gypsies

Winter music scene heats up with Pitts House concert series

The Pitts House Concert Series pledges to marry music and amenities this winter, and the first concert delivered.

Gedney Underground: The new music series at Gedney Farm for local bands

"My goal in booking music is to be consistent in hiring local bands. Of course I will have bands from out of town coming in for events, but I don't ever want to stop being a destination to enjoy hearing the starving artists in our community." -- Tyler Stanton, of the Fallen Starlets, in charge of booking at Gedney Underground

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.