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I WITNESS: What will it take to ban assault weapons?

Welcome to the new America: a breeding ground for vitriol, animosity, and homicidal rage.

Bits & Bytes: Litchfield Jazz Festival; authors to discuss Wharton; ‘Berkshire Visions;’ call for plein air artists; U.S. Bicycle Route 7

The designation of the Berkshire section of the Western New England Greenway as U.S. Bicycle Route 7 highlights the importance of bicycle travel and active tourism; touring cyclists can now ride from the East Coast Greenway in Connecticut all the way to the La Route Verte in Quebec

Bits & Bytes: ‘Tiny Titans’ at Berkshire Museum; Joe Klein lecture; Le Vent du Nord at the Colonial; ‘Tasty History’ at Olana; DeVries sculpture...

Joe Klein is an award-winning columnist for TIME magazine and the author of seven books. As “Anonymous,” he wrote the critically acclaimed novel “Primary Colors.”

Bits & Bytes: Food truck rodeo; media art in Lakeville; ‘Lili’s Story;’ I Love My Park Day at Olana; jewelry talk at Ventfort Hall;...

Volunteers from across the state will celebrate New York’s park system by cleaning up park lands and beaches, planting trees and gardens, restoring trails and wildlife habitats, removing invasive species, and working on construction and site improvement projects.

Bits & Bytes: John Clarke at Geoffrey Young Gallery; BHRSD testing discussion; Earth Day River Festival; Sean Rowe at Club Helsinki Hudson; Olana’s Skyscape...

Dr. Willie Yee and Joseph Macagne of the Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association will present a 21st century exploration of the night sky during the Lyrid meteor shower on Saturday, April 23.

Bits & Bytes: Barney Frank at Williams; ‘Chicago’ at Mt. Everett; Andrea Wulf in Hudson; fracking documentary screening; ‘Recursive Threads’ at the Tremaine Gallery;...

"Our ancestors knew what we’re only starting to understand: tending to our world is closely linked to caring for ourselves." --Rabbi Josh Breindel

CEWM at the Mahaiwe; Rachel Siegel in ‘Special;’ potholder rug class; WordXWord poetry & story slams; Jacob’s Pillow auditions in Los Angeles; Olana receives...

Created and performed by playwright and actress Rachel Siegel, "Special" is based on personal experience and interviews with mothers of children with special needs.

Bits & Bytes: Swing dancing at Shire City Sanctuary; W.E.B. Du Bois talk at Race Brook Lodge; Sheffield Land Trust bird walks & panel...

The Lucky 5 blends swing and gypsy jazz to create a unique, foot-stomping blend of music that appeals to a wide range of music lovers.

Bits & Bytes: New CHP pediatrician; Rainbow Seniors Pittsfield meetings; Susan Morse on cougars; Armchair Travel Series; ‘Lee Loves a Parade’

"The Cougar returns to the East" features information about the big cats attempting to recolonize their former habitats, which include a growing list of eastern states and Canadian provinces.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Jingle Jangle’ at Olana; BFWW writing retreat; holiday story slam; second bus to UNLOCK added

WordXWord will wrap up 2015 with a story slam at the Whitney Center for the Arts on Sunday, December 20 at 3 p.m. Storytellers are invited to share their five-minute true stories related to the theme “strange holiday.”

Bits & Bytes: Michael Pollan at Williams; ‘Suffragette’ to open FilmColumbia; Artful Hike at Olana; guided property walk in Sheffield; ‘Writers Read’ in Lee;...

From axe murders to botched robberies "Gilded Age Murder and Mayhem" has dredged up the forgotten underbelly of the Berkshires with unforgettable stories of greed, jealousy, and madness.

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