In light of the efforts to connect the Berkshires to New York City via passenger train, the town of Great Barrington will present federal railroad safety expert Dick Towle Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Claire Teague Senior Center.
Sandra Steingraber’s 1997 book “Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment” changed the way many people think about toxic chemicals and their connections to cancer.
Cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth were born eight months and 20 blocks apart in New York City and spent much of their childhoods together, but their politics and personalities were very distinct.
“I have my favorite sounds; I admire the work of certain producers; and I have a really strong sense of how a Dust Bowl Faeries recording can in and of itself be a work of art, especially given how Ryder[Cooley] is more than just a bandleader – she’s a multimedia artist, a visual artist, a performance artist.
— Music producer Seth Rogovoy