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You have never seen anything like ‘Skywalkers: A Love Story’

The one-week IMAX run ends just as the Netflix streaming begins.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Berkshire Paraphernalia Pack; virtual town hall; Williamstown Farmers Market online; Tree Seed Photo Challenge

Representing the community, public and private higher education sectors, the panel will share the impacts felt, tactics utilized and outlook ahead as it pertains to higher education in the Berkshires and beyond.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: People’s Pantry grant; masks from BMM; virtual town hall; MCLA Trailblazers Keep Going initiative

The panel will share the current outlook of food and agriculture in the region, creative approaches some businesses have taken and from which others can learn, and provide a point of perspective on the future of the Berkshires’ food system.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Campus Unrest’ reading; virtual Sam Gomez Road Race; Pittsfield Prospers programming

The race will begin in conjunction with MCLA's virtual Take Back the Night event Thursday, April 30, to stand against sexual assault, harassment and domestic violence, and to continue to support the Elizabeth Freeman Center.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Branches’ livestream; ‘Home Is 2020’ call for art; virtual staged reading

Since it is not currently possible to gather at the museum due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, the workshops have been reimagined and the public is invited to make art on the meaning of home while they are at home.

BMC employees under self-quarantine as local officials grapple with response to coronavirus

In Great Barrington, town officials put out a statement yesterday, and at Monday's selectboard meeting, town health agent Rebecca Jurczyk briefed officials on measures the town is taking to prepare for the virus.

Bits & Bytes: First Fridays Artswalk; ‘The Organ Masters’; Heart Night; Claiming Williams Day; PAWS Read-A-Thon

Launched by Fairview Hospital’s critical care nurses in an effort to raise awareness of heart disease, Heart Night is designed to give participants their own working plans for heart health and better health in the coming year.

‘No Visible Bruises’ presentation to highlight the prevalence of violence against women

The book is ultimately a manifesto that turns a regressive notion about the causes of domestic violence on its head by illustrating domestic violence as a public health problem with solutions.

Bits & Bytes: ‘A Practice in Process’; glyphosate talk; women in film seminar; college search talk; BCC dean’s list

Berkshire Environmental Action Team will present Ed Stockman for a talk about the herbicide glyphosate, commonly known as Roundup, Thursday, Jan. 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lenox Library.

Bits & Bytes: College art call; Dave Hill at the Egremont Barn; Jackson Whalan at HiLo; Eagles Band concert

On Saturday, Jan. 11, at 8 p.m., the Egremont Barn will host a night of comedy with Dave Hill, Jenny Rubin and others.

PREVIEW: BSO community chamber music Nov. 24 at MCLA

Orchestra's founder Henry Lee Higginson's desire was to make great music accessible to "any one and everyone likely to care for such things," and the BSO in recent years seems to have re-doubled its efforts to make Higginson's vision a reality

Business Briefs: WAM Theatre donations; MCLA lauded for gender equality; Business Model Canvas workshop; holiday house tour volunteers; designation for Russo

A report from the Eos Foundation examining gender equality in Massachusetts colleges and universities has identified Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts as the top four-year public institution among only 40% of schools to achieve gender equality.

Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Bach season opener; public charge rule workshop; ‘Mankiller’ at Mason Library; Adam Foss at Williams; Jamie Laval at Dewey Hall

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Berkshire Immigrant Center will host a workshop on the federal government’s new changes to the public charge rule.

News Briefs: Pittsfield mayoral debate; Pignatelli amendment accepted increasing funding for MCLA

The money authorized by the House will go toward safety provisions such as a new campus police cruiser, cameras, emergency software and surveillance equipment.

Dedication of the Du Bois homesite: A 50-year anniversary celebration

The original 1969 homesite dedication was deemed so controversial, in part because of Du Bois' embrace of communism late in his life, that no town officials attended the event.

Bits & Bytes: Woofstock 2019; Community at Bat; black history heritage hike; First Fridays Artswalk; adult education classes

The Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire will hold its third annual Community at Bat charity softball game Sunday, September 8, at Memorial Field Park on Bridge Street.

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