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BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on One Mercantile and Sett—success in downtown Great Barrington

Local couple successfully builds a pair of brick-and-mortar businesses from the ground up by meeting the community where they are.

Interfaith Community Vigil for Pittsburgh planned for Thursday, November 1

All are welcome at Community Interfaith Vigil, organized by the Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, to be held Thursday, November 1 at 5:45 p.m.

Bits & Bytes: ‘A History of Searles Castle’; downtown Pittsfield trick or treat; ‘The Perfect Pitch’; ‘Interreligious Illiteracy’; ‘Stone Pears’ book launch

The fifth annual Western Mass Film and Media Exchange will feature Hollywood screenplay consultant, author and pitch expert Pilar Alessandra.

Bits & Bytes: Nels Cline 4 at Club Helsinki Hudson; Alana Chernila at Great Barrington Farmers’ Market; David Grover at Congregation Knesset Israel; ‘Come...

The Great Barrington Farmers' Market and One Mercantile will present a book signing with cookbook author Alana Chernila Saturday, July 7, at the Great Barrington Farmers’ Market.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Social Media, Aggression and our Youth’; First Fridays Artswalk; Baske on ocean health; ‘Dance! For Dogs and Cats’

“Courageous Conversations: Social Media, Aggression and our Youth” will include insights to help families recognize different forms of aggression in social media and strategies to encourage young people to speak up and speak out when they and their friends encounter aggression.

Business Briefs: ‘Be Our Guest’ program; BerkShares networking event; Becket Arts Center gains chairlift; Hospice Honors for HospiceCare in the Berkshires; Medicare seminar; Jewish...

The Becket Arts Center has announced the installation of a new mechanized chairlift, which will enable patrons who cannot utilize stairs to reach its second-floor gallery.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Viva La Femme!’ at L’Atelier Berkshires; ‘Berkshire Supergenerians’; ‘In Process with Zoe Scofield’; filmmaking talk

“Berkshire Supergenerians: A Forum for Seniors” is geared toward people in their 60s to their 90s; those concerned about aging well; and those who provide health, wellness and medical services to an older population.

Bits & Bytes: Future of Ramsdell Library discussion; Bettye LaVette at Club Helsinki Hudson; RSYP parent education workshops; Holocaust Remembrance Day film screening; Earth...

The Railroad Street Youth Project workshop offers tools and support for parents of young people who are currently experimenting or struggling with substance use.

Bits & Bytes: Cocek! Brass Band at Dewey Hall; ‘March for Our Lives’ solidarity rally; VITA taxathon; ‘GI Jews’ documentary; ‘Telling Your Story in...

Indivisible Pittsfield urges the community to join a student-led March for Our Lives solidarity rally in support of common-sense gun law reforms Saturday, March 24, from noon to 1 p.m. at Park Square in Pittsfield.

Bits & Bytes: First Fridays Artswalk; ‘Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson’; LHA annual meeting; ‘Aunt Leaf’ at Ancram...

The 2015 film 'Packed in a Trunk' follows Emmy Award-winning writer and director Jane Anderson as she and her wife, Tess, attempt to unravel the mystery of her great aunt, Provincetown painter Edith Wilkinson.

News Briefs: Jewish Federation director tapped for hate crimes task force; Bump asks municipal clerks to report early voting spending

The task force’s purpose is to advise the governor on issues relating to the prevalence, deterrence and prevention of hate crimes in the Commonwealth and the support of victims of hate crimes.

Bits & Bytes: NAACP awards dinner; W.E.B. Du Bois Falseworkshop; ‘Chicken People’ at Mason Library; Abigail Pogrebin at Knosh & Knowledge; Ghent Playhouse auditions

The Falseworkshop will focus on W.E.B. Du Bois's global reach as a political thinker and activist, in preparation for the town of Great Barrington’s celebration of Du Bois’s sesquicentennial in 2018.

Bits & Bytes: Winona LaDuke to give Schumacher lecture; ghost stories at the Mount; Berkshire birding book; Housatonic Heritage talk; R.J. Rosegarten at Berkshire...

“Choosing the Path That Is Green” will be delivered by activist, community economist, author and member of the Ojibwe Nation of the Anishinaabe peoples Winona LaDuke.

Bits & Bytes: Oldtone Roots Music Festival; John S. Hall at Club Helsinki Hudson; Helen Epstein at Knosh & Knowledge; ‘Sad Stories’ at Austen...

In January, John S. Hall’s new band, Unusual Squirrel, released its debut album featuring songs concerning many of Hall’s longstanding obsessions.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Spamalot’; Storytellers and Songwriters series; Stockbridge Sinfonia concerts; Knosh & Knowledge

The program for the Sinfonia concerts will include Mozart’s Overture to 'The Magic Flute,' Khachaturian’s 'Masquerade' Suite, Schubert’s Symphony No. 3 and Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto.

Bits & Bytes: Family Day at 37 Interlaken; SuperTone Music Festival; Glenn Miller Orchestra at MMRHS; Jewish Festival of Books; ‘Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman’ at...

On Thursday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m., Berkshire Bash will present “A Legend Lives On,” featuring the Glenn Miller Orchestra at Monument Mountain Regional High School. Special guests: the MMRHS Jazz Band All Stars.

Bits & Bytes: Murray Dewart at Chesterwood; Goldman-Price at Knosh & Knowledge; ‘Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery;’ scarecrow-making clinic

Silly accents and disguises abound as five actors portray over 40 characters in 'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery,' featuring Liz Wisan as Sherlock Holmes.
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