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THE OTHER SIDE: The king is not dead — not really

Well, in one fell swoop, the new conservative majority—it might be more accurate to call them the new MAGA majority—betrayed originalism and textualism.

Bits & Bytes: ‘In the Heights’ at Berkshire School; Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr. at Simon’s Rock; Dorian Warren at Williams; ‘e-birding’ in Lenox; Stitch...

Bard College at Simon’s Rock’s 20th annual W.E.B. Du Bois Memorial Lecture will feature Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr., Distinguished-Senior-Scholar-in-Residence at Emory University.

Bits & Bytes: BCC dog show; Playhouse seeks directors; watercolors at Camphill Ghent; ‘RE” at Ferrin Contemporary; Crossroads gallery hop

The Ghent Playhouse is seeking proposals from directors interested in directing a musical as part of its 2016-2017 theater season.

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: Armchair Travel at Olana; CATA holiday cards; Ashley Falls tree lighting; ‘Watch (out) for Earth;’ 3-D watercolors

“Watch (out) for Earth!” is one of hundreds of worldwide events that will make up the Global Climate March, organized by 350.org, in advance of the international climate change negotiations set to take place in Paris in December.

Bits & Bytes: Beaver Moon hike; #OptOutside on Black Friday; BHRSD Fund for Excellence; Stockbridge photo contest; Muddy Brook online auction

The online auction is the Muddy Brook PTA’s main fundraiser and supports a wide range of enrichment programming including artist residency programs and field trips.

Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Clean Air Challenge; grant-writing workshop; Berkshire Grown’s Harvest Supper; Touchstones series at the Mount; Groundswell at Olana

The Harvest Supper is returning for a third year to the Upper Lodge at Ski Butternut. Nearly three dozen Berkshire Grown member chefs and local beverage producers will be on hand.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Convergence’ with Anthony Russell; ‘Behold!’ rural tours; ‘Match’ at BPL; ‘History of Science’ at Olana

The Berkshire Playwrights Lab (BPL) will present its next play in its free Staged Reading Series -- "Match" by Jennifer Maisel -- on Wednesday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center.

Bits & Bytes: Clay Light Tea exhibition; Letty Cottin Pogrebin book signing; mycology walk at Olana; Neil Simon talk & performance; new president for...

Chuck Leach will succeed David Bruce as the next president and CEO of Lee Bank. Leach, a Lee resident, has most recently served as senior vice president in charge of wealth management at Berkshire Bank.

Bits & Bytes: Bandstand concerts; Anton Lyalin at Sohn Fine Art; Art workshop at Olana; new priest for St. Paul’s Church

At the gazebo bandstand behind Town Hall in Great Barrington, David Grover and Grover’s Gang will perform every Saturday in July and August at 10 a.m.

Bits & Bytes: Pilcer reading at Lauren Clark Fine Art; William Selke Memorial Lecture; Pianist Keely Schmerber in Hudson; Vlada Boutique celebrates 45 years

Now entering her 45th year in business, Vlada continues to bring intriguing, fun and functional style to her hometown community of Stockbridge.
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