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This weekend at Tanglewood: Conrad Tao plays Bernstein’s “Age of Anxiety,” Dima Slobodeniouk conducts Brahms’ Symphony No. 3, Emanuel Ax plays Beethoven’s 3rd piano...

In 2017, the BSO performed "Das Rheingold," and in the summer of 2019, Andris Nelsons led the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra in all three acts of "Die Walküre."

Library trustees endorse Du Bois statue, but see trouble ahead

Not only are supporters of the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois trying to name one of the local public schools after him, but they want to commission a sculptor to come up with a life-sized likeness of him that would be placed on the front lawn of the Mason Library.

UMass Amherst museum students present Du Bois poster concept to town officials

There are five sections on the poster: birth and childhood, familial ties, civil rights activism, a return to Great Barrington, and lasting impact. Photographs and captions accompany each section and there is a scannable QR code to learn more about Du Bois.

A statue honoring Du Bois? It might actually be controversy-free

"Dubois was clearly the most celebrated resident in our history. His teachings and writings still resonate today. To honor and memorialize him seems absolutely appropriate." -- Author and Great Barrington resident Daniel Klein

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