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Stabbing incident in Pittsfield leaves 29-year-old man injured

The victim, a Pittsfield resident, is expected to survive his injuries.

Bits & Bytes: Columbia County Fair; ‘Pathways to Prevention;’ ‘The Witch of Lime Street’

In 1924, Mrs. Mina Crandon, the wife of a distinguished Boston surgeon, came to embody the raging national debate over Spiritualism. Reporters dubbed her the blonde Witch of Lime Street.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Selected Shorts’ at the Mahaiwe; ‘Billi’ at St. Francis Gallery; Pete Seeger tribute; letter-writing talk; Artful Hike at Olana; poetry at...

Katherine Grandjean's research explores early English colonization and the encounter with Native peoples, as well as the origins of American violence.

Bits & Bytes: Monument Mountain literary hike; Weekend in Norfolk art events; Makerspace party for teens; Stockbridge photo contest winners; shelter-building workshop; ice harvesting...

The winners of the Stockbridge photo contest are Dana Goedewaagen of Glendale, Stacy McMahon of Great Barrington, John R. Morse of Stockbridge, and Sharon Siter of South Egremont.

Bits & Bytes: Bob Reiss at Lee Library; Trinity Church ice cream social; Columbia County fair seeks performers; Williams Environmental Center tours; dragonfly survey

The Class of 1966 Environmental Center, which opened last fall after a renovation and expansion, is the centerpiece of Williams College's campus-wide sustainability efforts.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Yoga to the Rescue’; Behold! New Lebanon July 30 tours; cabaret trains; ‘Columbia County’ art show; ‘Mystery Box’ at Olana; Seth...

The Mystery Box project is designed to focus on the act of making art and the process of using a historic site to inspire contemporary artists.

Bits & Bytes: Equipment grant for GBFD; Egremont zoning changes; Behold! New Lebanon tours; Hilda Banks Shapiro CD release; Laszlo Gordony Quartet; ‘tree-torials’ at...

Hilda Banks Shapiro began taking piano lessons when she was 4 years old and, at 16, made her solo debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City and Symphony Hall in Boston.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Stars in the Orchard;’ ‘Jennifer’s Birth;’ NRBQ at Club Helsinki Hudson; Berkshire Summer Strings benefit concert; firefly hike at Olana; household...

“Jennifer’s Birth” tells the story a 57-year-old woman who goes back to the time of her birth and witnesses events that shake up her views about her parents and about herself.

Bits & Bytes: GB K-9 unit grant; D.R.E.A.M. Ring dance; Hotchkiss piano concerts; Olana ’66; ‘Interiors’ exhibit

Throughout their partnership, Officer Ullrich and K-9 Jori have assisted in conducting numerous missing persons’ cases, suspect apprehensions and narcotics investigations.

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: BIFF 2016; Miss B. Haven at the Colonial; Family Fun Day & Health Fair; ‘Who Was Annie Haggerty?’; Artful Hike at...

Roberta Hareld's talk at Ventfort Hall is presented in conjunction with an exhibit that portrays the lives of Civil War hero Col. Robert Gould Shaw and his bride, Annie Haggerty, whose family owned Ventfort, the home at which the two spent their brief honeymoon.

Bits & Bytes: Birding 101 at Olana; School Readiness Fair; Purim carnival; Blue Rider Stables Easter egg hunt; IS183 art camp

At IS183 campers will spend the summer as art detectives creating, encountering, and cracking mysteries in a wide assortment of media from clay to paint.

Bits & Bytes: Writers-in-residence at the Mount; Nature Institute film screening; Ellen Berrey at Williams; Panorama at Olana; Anna Rogovoy dance performance

Anna Rogovoy is a 2009 graduate of Monument Mountain Regional High School. "West" is a technically demanding peek at effort, fame, and tumbleweeds, created in part during a residency at Bennington College.

Bits & Bytes: Tarbox Ramblers at Helsinki Hudson; ‘Deep AIR’ at Olana; ‘Peep Show’ at Ventfort Hall; Ramsdell Library Sundays; lecture on boosting memory

Neuroscientist Christina Williams will discuss her research on nutrition, including the nutrient choline, a critical factor in brain development. Lecture at Williams College.

Bits & Bytes: Dar Williams at Club Helsinki Hudson; ‘Deep AIR’ at Olana; Nadia Sirota at Williams; ‘The Hebrew Priestess;’ Berkshire School online course

The Berkshire School online course will explore the connections between math and music through video lectures and activities.

Bits & Bytes: Marc Cohn at Colonial; healing foods discussion; Olana art for kids; food pantry benefit concert; ‘Small Steps to a Healthier You’

Berkshire Music School teacher Tari Wheeler Roosa (flute), Joshua Birns-Sprague (piano, organ, and flute) and special guest Daniel Broad (double bass) will give a concert Feb. 25 at First United Methodist Church to benefit local food pantries.
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