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PREVIEW: Roger Daltrey with KT Tunstall at Tanglewood on June 22

You can expect great songs and a lot of spontaneity, because that is the way Daltrey likes it. "I’m out there to have a good time," he promised Billboard.

Family of 4 Food Project: Sharing exponential good in Sheffield

“The idea was to give the community some way to care, which they were aching to do; to give a local establishment some extra business; and to feed families.” - Rev. Erik Karas

News Briefs: ROE Act forum; senior center legal clinic

The forum will consist of community leaders, including clergy and leaders of the statewide coalition promoting passage of the legislation, who will highlight the features of the bill and fine points of the legislative process.

Bits & Bytes: The Nields at Spencertown Academy; Winter Play Reading Festival; Beth Robbins at Hevreh; snowshoe hikes

The weekend of staged readings will showcase emerging and established playwrights, and feature Shakespeare & Company artists.

Bits & Bytes: Festive Frolic; Dana Cowin at Scoville Library; ‘Christmas at Trinity’; Jewish music talk; Lenox Historical Society open house

The Park Square tree lighting ceremony will take place Friday at 6 p.m. and include carols performed by the Taconic High School chorus and hot chocolate provided by Patrick’s Pub.

Berkshire Hills responds to anti-Semitic threats at middle school

But as everyone agrees, any responses must be part of a larger community reckoning with societal problems that our schools reflect but do not create.

Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Pulse summit, performance; Alice Hoffman at Knosh & Knowledge; Tigue at Simon’s Rock; Cynthia Wick at BBG; Cantilena Chamber Choir...

The Brooklyn-based trio of Matt Evans, Amy Garapic and Carson Moody makes their own blend of instrumental minimalism while opening up the possibilities of instrumentation through commissioning and collaboration.

Celebrating 10 years with BRIDGE’s Happiness Toolbox summer program

The 2019 Summer Program will build on ongoing Happiness Toolbox themes of Mindfulness, Character Strengths, Diversity Leadership, Growth Mindset, and the rich History and Heritage of Berkshire County.

Bits & Bytes: Celebrate Stephentown; B’Shalom Chorale concerts; Du Bois talk; ‘The Opioid Crisis in the Berkshires’; flower show call for entries

On Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Lenox Town Hall, the Maimonides Society of the Berkshires will present “Opioid Crisis in the Berkshires,” a forum exploring the local impact of the opioid addiction crisis.

Lester Meyers, 88, of Great Barrington

He enjoyed the stock market, was a former member of Hevreh of Southern Berkshire and was active at Pine Hill at Kimball Farms.

Bits & Bytes: Construct anniversary; Jewish Festival of Books; Quebe Sisters at Infinity Music Hall; ‘In Plain Site’

The Jewish Festival of Books' opening night event Thursday, July 18, at 7 p.m. will feature an Egg Cream Eggstravaganza with Barry Joseph, author of “Seltzertopia: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary Drink.”

Melvin Greenberg, 86, of Alford, co-founder of Berkshires Bounty, made the world a better place

For 25 years, Mel, along with many helpers and his well-worn pickup, drove to the markets, bakeries and cafes of Great Barrington each week collecting food donations and distributing them to a variety of organizations.

Bits & Bytes: Music Mountain opening concert; Clinton Church Restoration benefit concert; ‘A Year of Dance Dates’; Vita Kay at Sandisfield Arts Center

“Common Ground: A celebration of Jazz and Jewish Music” will benefit Clinton Church Restoration’s effort to restore and repurpose the historic Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church as an African-American heritage site, visitor center and community space.

Evelyn Meyers, 87, of Great Barrington

She worked for many years as a bookkeeper, and then had her own business with her husband, Lester.

Bits & Bytes: Rosanne Cash at Club Helsinki; unity gathering; Chatham piano celebration; ‘Stories, Smiles, Art & Ice Cream’; forest bathing at Hancock Shaker...

The program is still in formation but will include reflections from featured speakers including Rabbi Levi Volovik of Chabad of the Berkshires; Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier, D-Pittsfield; and Rev. Brent Damrow of the First Congregational Church of Stockbridge.

Berkshire Grown’s Winter Farmers Market finds the sweet spot

“The markets are where the life is, where the future connections are, and where I find others who are like-minded.” --Dori Pollinger of H.R. Zeppelin Fine Handmade Chocolates

Bits & Bytes: Library mini-golf; ‘Black Citizenship in the age of Jim Crow’; Knosh & Knowledge; women in political office lecture; tree-pruning workshop

Bard College at Simon’s Rock will host the exhibit 'Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow' beginning Thursday, March 28, in the college’s Hillman-Jackson Gallery inside the Daniel Arts Center.
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