The impetus for coming to a place of community involvement and cohesion about the Berkshire Hills Regional School District was two failed attempts to secure Great Barrington voter approval to renovate the 49-year-old high school, followed by a harrowing spring budget season.
As a member of a generation filmmaker Sara Greenberg terms “the last living link to the survivors,” she feels strongly about her responsibility to relate her grandparents’ Holocaust experiences to the world and to future generations. Her film, “B-2247: A Granddaughter’s Understanding,” will be shown Sunday, April 12, at the Lenox Town Hall Auditorium.
“We expect this festival to be the biggest and best yet. With 14 award-winning films on a wide-range of current environmental topics, if people don’t leave the theater more educated, inspired, enraged or motivated to act then we are doing something wrong.”
Karen Lyness LeBlanc, Education and Outreach Coordinator For Project Native.
I love to give gifts, especially when they’re handmade by some of my talented women friends. What follows is a decidedly idiosyncratic list of some of the local woman-run craft businesses that are high on my list for holiday gifts.