Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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CONNECTIONS: Baldwin’s in West Stockbridge marches on

The Civil War had created pent-up demand for goods, and there was Baldwin’s. Folks all over the North and South were glad to see the war ending and new businesses starting up.

SHEELA CLARY: Trump remakes Academy Awards

Inspired by the president’s comments, eight foreign embassies have announced they will each be sponsoring a remake of a classic American movie.

William H. Swan, 90, of Monterey, stage and screen actor

Bill lived the life of his dreams and he always expressed gratitude for that. He will always be remembered as the ultimate gentleman and an icon of class and style.

‘Instant Family’ dramatizes the need for foster families

Many people think of babies or young children when they envision adoption, but children of all ages need families and the sense of belonging that brings.

Movies, high heels and the big hurt

Go ahead, roll your eyes, but even in my 20s, I would cringe as I watched actresses run in high heels.

ON FILM: ‘Molly’s Game,’ portrait of a high stakes life

Molly's Game is the story of a charming, adaptable, ambitious woman with brilliant math and organizational skills and an omnivorous ability to learn new things.

POEM: Stop Asking Women to Smile

what is it about neediness that blinds a woman into denial of owning her own power to set the terms

Latham ‘Ed’ Ovens, 77, of Lee

He served in the U.S. Coast Guard for several years before settling in New York City where he worked in the charts department of Billboard Magazine.

Hollywood in Great Barrington: Sequel to Will Ferrell movie starts filming today

“Daddy’s Home 2” will star Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini and John Cena, with two big gun additions of Mel Gibson and John Lithgow.

Mighty No Bitey, Berkshire organic bug spray, heads to the Oscars

With 50 stores and Big Y stocking Mighty No Bitey, its creator, Terri See, had to start bottling in a Monterey church basement, but that’s not going to cut it from here on out.

CONNECTIONS: Movies become the Berkshires

Berkshire has a place in the history of American cinema after all. “Adams Mills 1917” is among the earliest films made in Massachusetts.

FILM REVIEW: Coen brothers’ ‘Hail, Caesar!,’ gently satirizing Hollywood

The Coens provide seamless direction, richly recreating the old film genres and Hollywood without indulging in crude caricature.

Lulu ‘n’ Hershey

Hershey explains why his Academy Awards predictions were wrong -- and his excuses sound reasonable.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.