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A Book Launch Sublime: Large community outpouring for Beth Robbins’ new memoir
As evidenced by the rich collaborative effort around “A Grief Sublime,” Robbins’ creative undertaking is not only defined by her personal bravery, but a tremendous community effort.
Debut book chronicles the multifaceted journey of grief
Grief, we learn from author Beth Robbins, is messy. There are no maps to guide us, no direct way out of the confusion that threatens to engulf.
Bits & Bytes: Pleasant Valley celebration; Karen Allen at Dorset Theatre Festival; Andrea Harrington at Becket Arts Center; ‘Make Space for All You Need’; Trinity Church ice cream social
Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington will appear Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Becket Arts Center for a frank discussion about issues of criminal justice reform.
REVIEW: BTG’s ‘Outside Mullingar’ is a blessed respite with a marvelous cast
My enjoyment of ‘Outside Mullingar’ surprised me; I gravitate to what I refer to as the three D’s of Irish drama: drink, death and doom.
THEATRE REVIEW: BTG’s ‘Outside Mullingar’ an amusing tale of clashing realities
Karen Allen’s direction is straightforward and honest and it works very well—her best work in this area yet.
BIFF presents a film for our time, ‘Scrooged,’ at the Mahaiwe, with Q&A with co-star Karen Allen
“I believe that people can change. Scrooge undergoes a profound transformation. I’ve been thinking: Who should haunt Trump?”
Bits & Bytes: ‘Scrooged’ at the Mahaiwe; ‘Plant Shadows’ at BBG; ‘Monument Man’ book launch; immigration attorney workshop; Oakes & Smith at St. Paul’s
A dark comedy update of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” directed by Richard Donner, “Scrooged” stars Bill Murray as cynical television executive Frank Cross and Karen Allen as his kind-hearted girlfriend, Claire Philips.
Bits & Bytes: Hilltown Open Studio Tour; ‘A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud.’ screening; CEWM solstice party; mill history talk; Greenagers to dedicate garden beds
Using photos of the 19th-century mills and factories, historian John Dickson will reveal the story of the people who harnessed the power of streams and rivers to make a living for their families.
Bits & Bytes: BIFF wraps up 12th festival; New Play Reading series; advocating for healthy food; Paul Çelebi at the Southfield Church; golf classic raises $43,000
On June 4, the Berkshire International Film Festival wrapped up its 12th festival with luminaries such as Christopher Plummer, John Carroll Lynch, Karen Allen, Steven Cantor, Sheila Nevins, David Edelstein and Paul Krugman as well as 40 filmmakers in attendance.
At Louisa Ellis and Jane Iredale, getting camera ready for BIFF
“I love the ability (of BIFF) to bring all different types of film to Great Barrington; it enriches the culture of the town and enriches our experience of the world.”
— Jane Iredale
First ‘Student Film Festival of the Berkshires’ attracts enthusiastic entrants, large crowd
The films were all across the board in terms of genre and length. There were horror films, documentaries, comedies, and absurdist takes on the art form.
Bits & Bytes: ‘A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud’ premiere; substance issues workshop; Simon’s Rock provost at SXSWedu; BCC adult program; Daniel Bellow at BerkshireNow
The Center for Motivation and Change’s Training Institute will team up with Railroad Street Youth Project for a daylong training session on Saturday, April 8, that is geared toward parents of young people who are currently struggling with substance issues.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Witches of Litchfield County;’ Writers Read; harvest concert; hawks and owls program; FilmColumbia 2016
FilmColumbia 2016 will get underway with a special James Ivory tribute and kick-off celebration on Saturday, Oct. 22, benefiting FilmColumbia and the nonprofit Chatham Film Club.
AT TANGLEWOOD: Flawless, Boston Pops plays ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ live to picture
Performing an orchestral film score live to picture is complicated and difficult, even for people with decades of conducting experience.
Bits & Bytes: Lois Conner at Naumkeag; Posh Picnic at Tanglewood; Sandra Krieger on the Great Recession; Literacy Network wine tasting; ‘A Lot to Ask;’ Israeli cooking classes
Performance artist Pooja Prema will present her new dance/ritual/theatre piece “A Lot to Ask” this weekend. Those interested should meet outside of the Housatonic Corner Market to be escorted to the location of the performance.
ON FILM: At BIFF, ‘A Year by the Sea,’ a woman’s journey to self-actualization
“A Year by the Sea’ has several Berkshire connections, among them the lead actress Karen Allen, as well as a key character, Joan Erikson, widow of the renowned psychologist Erik Erikson who worked at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge.
Bits & Bytes: BIFF 2016; Miss B. Haven at the Colonial; Family Fun Day & Health Fair; ‘Who Was Annie Haggerty?’; Artful Hike at Olana; Cafe Anshe
Roberta Hareld’s talk at Ventfort Hall is presented in conjunction with an exhibit that portrays the lives of Civil War hero Col. Robert Gould Shaw and his bride, Annie Haggerty, whose family owned Ventfort, the home at which the two spent their brief honeymoon.
Bits & Bytes: Casting call for short film; WordXWord Teen Poetry Festival; ‘Environmental History” panel at Williams
WordXWord Festival invites poets ages 13 – 19 to participate its first annual Teen Poetry Slam Festival which will take place the evening of Friday, May 6, and all day Saturday, May 7,
REVIEW: BTF’s ‘Frankie and Johnny,’ a triumph for cast, director
This play is a major contender for most interesting show of the season. This is due in no small part to the company of players and the work of the director, Karen Allen who has brought to the fore every element of what makes this a wonderful play.
Bits & Bytes: ‘Lift Ev’ry Voice’ at Berkshire Museum; Slideluck art show; BPL presents ‘Harper’; YogaGB’s 20-year anniversary
2015 is the 150th anniversary of the passage of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution which ended slavery in the United States, and the four films in the Lift Ev’ry Voice film series included explore themes of slavery in the Americas, its aftermath, and civil rights.
Day 2: Berkshire International Film Festival
The story of “Madina’s Dream” is heartbreaking with the subjects of the film trying to survive in refugee camps but being constantly bombarded daily by “the airplanes.” The commander of the rebel army says, “They shoot at us and kill us. We shoot at them and kill them. This is the way.”
EDGEWISE: Love’s labors found at Berkshire Festival of Women Writers
What I’ve learned through my work with the Festival is that when we work together, we can tap into what I’ve taken to calling “the distributed energy model” of collaboration,