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‘We will rebound:’ Storm cuts annual Relay for Life event short

“At some point, looking back at what happened with the storm, you have to say that this is how things go sometimes," Relay for Life organizer Ray Gardino told The Berkshire Edge. "But you know what? We will rebound. We will schedule these other parts of the event soon."

Bits & Bytes: ‘Shakespeare in Space’; V-Day 2020; Popa Chubby at Infinity Music Hall; Sue Morse on cougars; ‘Math Homework’

Richard Britell’s take on mathematical equations as art aims to recall how math and art have crossed paths through the ages via the likes of da Vinci, Durer and Escher.

Bits & Bytes: Festival of Books; ‘Julius Caesar’ at Shake & Co.; ‘A Revolution of Her Own’; ‘Portfolios’ photo show; Eclectic Rock Showcase 2

On Sunday, Sept. 1, Shakespeare & Company will present a staged reading of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” directed by founding artistic director Tina Packer and featuring John Douglas Thompson and Finn Wittrock.

Three Shakespeare comedies highlight Shakespeare & Company’s 2019 season

“The strings of the heart” is artistic director Allyn Burrows’ concept theme for the summer and he has chosen a quartet of very contemporary plays to flesh out the idea.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Beyond the Veil’ at the Mahaiwe; Kimball Farms art exhibit; ‘New Illuminations’ with Suzi Banks Baum; Sauerkraut Seth at Roe Jan...

Inspired by the exclusion of Du Bois from the region’s cultural history, 'Beyond the Veil' examines racism in the higher echelons of society and ponders what would happen if the racial veil were lifted and two iconoclasts could see each other clearly.

Theater in the Round

Berkshires actor, writer and director Jim Frangione shows us around the Berkshires theater scene.

THEATRE REVIEW: Shakespeare & Co.’s ‘As You Like It’ is lively, active and great fun

There is a nice sense of character development in every one of the players and their use of the language, sometimes difficult to grasp at a single hearing, never loses the audience but keeps attention.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Hairspray’ at Berkshire School; Money School; fuel assistance concert; ‘Lovers’ Spat: Round Two’; Eleanor Roosevelt lecture

Money School is an award-winning financial independence initiative designed to create long-term safety and economic security for survivors of domestic or sexual violence.

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Intimate Apparel’ at Shakespeare & Company, a play not to be missed. Two performances added

Find a ticket somewhere and see one of the great American playwright's finest works acted by a company of players who are defining her work for us.

Bits & Bytes: 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival; ‘The Intimate Bach;’ ‘Spamalot’ at Berkshire School; ‘Lovers’ Spat’ at Shakespeare & Co.; Talk & Listen group

“Lovers' Spat: Shakespeare's Famous Couples’ Encounters” will include scenes between Shakespearean characters Beatrice and Benedict, Oberon and Titania, Romeo and Juliet, Hermia and Lysander, Kate and Hotspur, Kate and Petruchio, Richard and Lady Anne and more.

The Berkshires gear up for Women’s March on Washington and local solidarity events

In Berkshire County, we have a free indoor sister event in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington at the Colonial Theatre on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event was organized by a local steering committee that includes Kristen van Ginhoven of Lenox-based WAM Theatre, which focuses on work by female theater artists and stories for women and girls, and volunteers Jayne Benjulian, Lynn Festa and Mary Lincoln.

Bits & Bytes: Women’s March on Washington solidarity event; James B. Conroy at Stockbridge Library; Coffee Hour Speaking Series; BCC spring workshops

Thanks to a collaboration with the Women’s March on Washington-national team and the Women’s March on Washington-Massachusetts Chapter, rally coverage from Washington will be live-streamed throughout the event at the Colonial.
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