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Part 2: Biden or Trump and the Nonprofit Sector NGOs, international nonprofits and social service agencies

The author makes an impassioned case for the nonprofit sector to recognize the dire outcome of another Trump term and to take action.

Lamentation for stages gone dark

It is up to our media presenters, newspapers, television and radio news stations, public broadcasting and the like to remind our citizens of the losses to our economy and to our way of life that the closing down of our theaters brings about.

Bits & Bytes: Community dialogue on racism; Lenox Land Trust conversation; ‘Love Travels Fast’; Berkshire Theatre Awards

During the presentation, Gwendolyn VanSant will address personal identity and bias and their relationship to systemic racism and cultural barriers.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Finding Home’ at Norman Rockwell Museum; ‘Dream/Awake’ premiere; ‘Food for Thought’ dinner; Nutcracker tea party; Malcolm Nance at Club Helsinki

Butcher and charcuterie expert Jake Levin, author of “Smoke House Handbook,” will host the next installment of Hancock Shaker Village’s “Food for Thought” series Saturday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m.

Bits & Bytes: Emmanuel Ceysson at Music & More; theater critics’ panel; ‘Restoration: Anti-Semitism in France’; Berkshire Feile; conflict workshop

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College will present a panel discussion of the 2019 Berkshire summer theater season featuring Edge contributors J. Peter Bergman and Dan Dwyer Friday, Sept. 13, at the Berkshire Museum.

Bits & Bytes: Parsons Dance at PS21; goat yoga; Peter Bergman reading; ‘Bling for the Builds’ donations

The popular fitness craze of goat yoga involves traditional yoga classes in the presence of wandering goats, whose peaceful and playful presences have been seen to relax and raise the spirits of participants.

Bits & Bytes: Isadora Duncan dance workshop; ‘Berkshire Voices’; Berkshire Stonewall potluck; Berkshire Theatre Awards

Berkshire Voices, led by playwright Michael Brady, was created by and for Berkshire-based playwrights to provide key support and resources for writers at every stage of their careers

Bits & Bytes: Railroad Street Youth Project awards scholarships; ‘Hamilton’s Women’ at Ventfort Hall; ‘Complementary Eloquence;’ Berkshire Theatre Awards

Railroad Street Youth Project's Railroad Street Youth Student Empowerment scholarship provides an opportunity for students to explore their after-high school options.

Bits & Bytes: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes; ‘Hawthorne & Melville;’ Jordan Carlos at the Garage; Stockbridge Land Trust meeting; Walden Chamber Players...

“Hawthorne & Melville” follows the friendship between the two American authors from August 1850 through November 1851 when both men were working on their new novels.

Bits & Bytes: Halloween window painting; Stardust Jazz performances; Deborah Golden Alecson lecture; Doctor Gasp at Dream Away Lodge; Berkshire Theatre Awards winners

The window painting is a longstanding downtown tradition that gives students a chance to casually interact through a positive activity with storeowners who help the students throughout the day.

Bits & Bytes: Havana Cuba All-Stars at the Colonial; ‘Melville . . . On the Light Side;’ Stockbridge Library 5K fun run; 350Mass Berkshire...

J. Peter Bergman's new play, “Melville . . . On the Light Side,” takes a different look at novelist, short-story writer and poet Herman Melville, who lived at Arrowhead from 1850 to 1863.

REVIEW: “Boeing, Boeing,” a hilarious comic romp

What Director Cathy Lee-Visscher has managed to do is to take something old and familiar and redefine it into something new and familiar at the same time
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