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Celebrate Juneteenth with ‘Black Barbie’

The Netflix documentary directed by Lagueria Davis drops today.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Who Stole My Pension?’; Lenox Library StoryWalk; photography workshop; BAA call for art

Laminated pages from the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak are placed in storefront windows or attached to wooden stakes along an outdoor path.

‘Creative Aging’ exhibit highlights growing older in the Berkshires

“As our Berkshires community — and the world’s population — grows older, this exhibit reminds us all to look beyond stereotypes and to know that growing older can encompass more curiosity, creativity and community engagement than ever.” -Megan Whilden, Berkshire OLLI executive director

Don’t just stand there: Volunteer!

Underwritten by AARP Massachusetts, the volunteer fair at St. James Place in Great Barrington will give 35 nonprofits as well as municipalities the opportunity to meet face to face with prospective volunteers.

Bits & Bytes: Emmanuel Ceysson at Music & More; theater critics’ panel; ‘Restoration: Anti-Semitism in France’; Berkshire Feile; conflict workshop

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College will present a panel discussion of the 2019 Berkshire summer theater season featuring Edge contributors J. Peter Bergman and Dan Dwyer Friday, Sept. 13, at the Berkshire Museum.

Business Briefs: Entrepreneurship for All launch; access ramp at Fitzpatrick Main Stage; Edith Wharton Writers-in-Residence; BCC staff changes

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced the installation of a new modular ramp at its Fitzpatrick Main Stage to increase access for all patrons.

Bits & Bytes: Roomful of Teeth at MASS MoCA; ‘Green Inspiration’ art talk; ‘A New Mexico?’; ‘discontent’ at the Whit; Jayne Benjulian writing...

Led by veteran gallerist Geoffrey Young and joined by other artists featured in the exhibition, 'It's not easy being Green!' will deal with subjects such as how the Berkshires’ environmental features impact the artists’ work

Bits & Bytes: Weekend in Norfolk; ‘The Bauhaus in America’; Keith Murphy, Yann Falquet at Dewey Hall; ‘A Melancholy Spectacle’; car seat safety check

Community Health Programs will host a free car seat safety check Thursday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at East Mountain Medical.

Bits & Bytes: Stockbridge Art Walk; ‘Thinking About Today’s Supreme Court’; ‘Showdown’ at Berkshire Museum; ‘BubbleMania!’ at Lenox Library; ‘Songs and Sayings’ at Bascom...

Linda Greenhouse is the Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph M. Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut, and writes a biweekly opinion column for the New York Times on the Court and the law.

Bits & Bytes: ‘One Impulse from a Vernal Wood’; ‘Papa Haydn’ lecture; ‘The Human Voice’ at the Whit; PS21 Opening Night Revue; ‘Twilight Time’...

Jeremy Yudkin's lecture will explore the life and music of Joseph Haydn, without whom there would be no Mozart or Beethoven.

AMPLIFICATIONS: Freedom of the press in danger

I believe a lot of young people are ignorant as to what we could lose in this land of ours should the Trump conservatives roll back all the protections and programs which so many of us take for granted.

Business Briefs: Asian market opens in Great Barrington; ‘Giving Back’ guide; new VIM Berkshires board member; Roots Rising becomes nonprofit; grant for Villages in...

Roots Rising was launched in 2017 as a farm-based youth development program focused on providing meaningful work to Pittsfield teens.

Business Briefs: The Green grand opening; Art School of Columbia County seeks ‘Home for Art’; 1Berkshire launches Get Mentored; board financial management workshop; BCC...

If the Art School of Columbia County meets its goals by Monday, Dec. 31, it will receive the gift of the historic 1880 schoolhouse it currently occupies. If not, it will have to move. 

Bits & Bytes: OLLI University Day; CATA in North County; ‘Why Do Birds Sing?’; Pittsfield Photo Challenge

Tom Stephenson, author of “The Warbler Guide” and several birding apps, will present an overview of the kinds of vocalizations that birds make, how they are acquired and how the song-learning process unfolds.

Bits & Bytes: 413Heart Music & Arts Festival; Berkshire South fundraiser; Goldstein on Russian cuisine; ‘The Critical Role of River Keepers’; Newberger at the...

Berkshire South Regional Community Center will host its annual fundraising gala Friday, Aug. 17, at which it will honor Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Dance We Must’ at WCMA; Cheshire gains Appalachian Trail Community status; Leonard Bernstein talk; the Mastheads kick-off party

“We are thrilled that our many months of hard work have been rewarded with this designation [as an Appalachian Trail Community].” -- Cheshire Appalachian Trail Community Committee co-chairs Eileen Quinn and Karen Daigle

Jeremy Yudkin wrote the book on music appreciation; his pre-concert Tanglewood lectures are free

Professor Yudkin literally wrote the book on music appreciation: Now in its eighth edition, “Understanding Music,“ is used by more than 20,000 students across North America every year.
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