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Inside The Dream Away Lodge on opening night

“I think there's so many people who meet here and end up falling in love,” says Dan Giddings, new partner at the legendary establishment. Friendships start here, he says.

BOOK REVIEW: ‘Weather’ by Jenny Offill: ‘What happened to the flying dreams?’

The collapse of the planet in 'Weather,' is like Moby Dick in 'Moby Dick,' the actual white whale who, in Chapter 113, still hasn’t made an appearance, though his presence has shaded every word.

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Chasing the New White Whale’ at La MaMa uses ‘Moby Dick’ as a metaphor for opioid addiction

The playwright wrote the play in response to the heroin overdose of his brother, who was a fisherman out of New Bedford, Massachusetts, capital of the 19th century’s booming whaling industry.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Moby-Dick’ marathon; ‘The Listening Project;’ Bobby Sweet at Sandisfield Arts Center; Fresh Takes Play Reading Series

In celebration of the anniversary of the birth of author Herman Melville, Herman Melville’s Arrowhead will host a marathon reading of the classic Melville novel “Moby-Dick.”

Bits & Bytes: Annual Monument Mountain hike; Community feast in Housatonic; StoryCorps at the Mahaiwe; New Lebanon animal-centered group

Berkshire community members are invited to record their own conversations with a family member, friend, or colleague. A trained team of StoryCorps facilitators will be in Great Barrington to formally record up to 18 stories.

Monument Mountain preserve, trails extended to village of Housatonic

“Open space is the industry. It promotes wellness, provides community, and lends itself to a happy, healthy society.” -- Ethan Culleton, who sold 45 acres on the western slope of Monument Mountain, including Flag Rock, to the Trustees of Rserversations.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.