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SHEELA CLARY: Thoughts on my 52nd birthday

Of course I still have friends, and I will spend the evening celebrating with some special ones, but the gift of being 52, I am discovering, is to realize the pleasure to be had in doing nothing apart from standing still and looking at things.

BUSINES BRIEFS: Norman Rockwell Museum grant; emergency response funding; health care fundraiser; virtual nonprofit town hall; UPSTREAMING launch

Nonprofits share many concerns related to COVID-19, including short- and long-term sustainability, and the desire by those not on the front lines to help in some way.

Fall Festival of Shakespeare celebrates 30 years

Students have the opportunity to develop skills in stage combat, performance aesthetics, dance, technical theater, costuming, stage management, marketing and publicity during the Fall Festival experience.

Smithsonian curator defends arts as essential to democracy

In his letter to the editor, Eli Newberger writes: “John Hasse gave a daring, arching, and comprehensive examination of the salutary and urgently-needed contributions of the creative arts to our personal and social worlds.”

Berkshire cultural institutions fear impact of Trump’s budget axe

"This is a creative community that thrives with the inspiration and energy of hundreds of concerts, performances and exhibits throughout the year, as well as the educational and thought-provoking programs created through the CPB. All would be jeopardized if the nation no longer celebrated or supported the arts as integral to our democracy.” --- Beryl Jolly, executive director of the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington

Business Briefs: Norman Rockwell Museum ponders expansion; BCC obtains grant for immigrant stories project; festival grant for BTG; new marketing director for Main Street...

The new museum site would house the illustration library and archive, a study gallery with open storage, room for symposia and salon-style convening, and a reading room with enhanced technology for digital engagement and distance learning.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.