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Celebrate Juneteenth with ‘Black Barbie’

The Netflix documentary directed by Lagueria Davis drops today.

New W. E. B. Du Bois exhibit highlights a Berkshires-grown ‘global citizen’

The exhibit, titled "W. E. B. Du Bois: Global Citizen Rooted in the Berkshires," was put together by Randy Weinstein, who runs the Du Bois Center at Great Barrington, with the help of the other Du Bois Center—the one at UMass Amherst, where many of Du Bois' papers are kept. The exhibit is part of the months-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of Du Bois' birth.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Yoga for Our Lives’; Live Out Loud conference; orchard-pruning workshop; OLLI open house

The organizers of Yoga for Our Lives hope it will be the largest single indoor yoga gathering in the history of Berkshire County.

Bits & Bytes: ‘High School Musical’ at MMRHS; CATA at Good Purpose Gallery; ‘Fill the Pantry’ dance party; OLLI open house; jazz night at...

On Friday, March 31, from 7 to 9 p.m., the Lenox Community Center will host a Fill the Pantry dance party to benefit Project Milk, an emergency food fund of Community Health Programs’ Women, Infants and Children program.

Bits & Bytes: Travel photography workshop; ‘Christians and Jews Under the Muslim Crescent;’ ‘Mothers and Sons’ auditions; ‘Reel Theology’ at Hevreh; ‘The Irish Bridget’

Hazza Abu Rabia is a lecturer of Arabic language and Islamic studies at the University of Hartford’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies and at Central Connecticut State University.

Bits & Bytes: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the Colonial; ‘One Month Later’ election talk; Sundance Theatre Lab; ‘Pervert’ art show; iPhone drawing for BHS...

A native of Pittsfield who now resides in Baltimore, Alec MacGillis covers politics and government for ProPublica, a nonprofit online investigative journalism organization and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner.

Bits & Bytes: First Saturday Documentaries; new chief medical officer for CHP; ‘Trends in Philanthropy’ talk; the Quartet at Spencertown Academy; Royal Hemlock Trail...

Chief Medical Officer for Community Health Programs, Dr. Everett Lamm is a board certified pediatrician who practiced in New Hampshire for 14 years before to relocating to the Berkshires. He served the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services as a legislative advocate, educator and speaker.

Bits & Bytes: Woofstock 2016; ‘Out of the Darkness;’ ‘A Sense of Place;’ nature immersion program; solar eclipse talk; ‘Overdose’ poem performance; Multicultural BRIDGE...

On August 31, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the continental United States from coast to coast for the first time in 99 years. The partially eclipsed sun will be visible from all of the United States, Canada, and Mexico, with 72 percent coverage in the Berkshires.

Bits & Bytes: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®; OLLI art show; Robin F. Williams at Simon’s Rock; RSYP culinary apprenticeships; BPL calls for...

Railroad Street Youth Project's culinary apprenticeship program links youth with professional chefs who will teach them the skills they need for employment in the world of culinary arts.

Bits & Bytes: Free Fun Friday at Berkshire Museum; Blue Rider Stables Fun Day; OLLI open house & climate change talk; Norfolk Library book...

Immediately following OLLI's open house at 3 p.m., Williams College professor Ralph Bradburd will give an illustrated talk about confronting climate change.

Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Bike-N-Fly; OLLI University Day; ‘Alternate Gravity;’ MiC documentary screening; art salon at L’Atelier Berkshires; ‘Cupcake War 2016’

"From Madness to Music" illustrates the power of music to bring people, particularly young people and those living in conflict regions, together on common ground.

Bits & Bytes: Lois Conner at Naumkeag; Posh Picnic at Tanglewood; Sandra Krieger on the Great Recession; Literacy Network wine tasting; ‘A Lot to...

Performance artist Pooja Prema will present her new dance/ritual/theatre piece “A Lot to Ask” this weekend. Those interested should meet outside of the Housatonic Corner Market to be escorted to the location of the performance.

Bits & Bytes: Relay for Life; gravitational wave lectures; Berkshires architecture talk; HVA paddle trip; ‘The Trial of Aaron’

The Relay For Life movement unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Forgotten Farms’ at BIFF; Hotel California at the Colonial; ‘From Hard Rock to Hospitality;’ Tom Lee workshop; Library Challenge

New England’s dairy farmers remain the backbone of the region’s agriculture but fight for survival in an age of artisan cheese and kale.

Bits & Bytes: Memorial Day parade schedule; OLLI’s summer classes; Senate advances budget; Stockbridge Library annual meeting; Pratt scholarship for Alison Lee

The Stockbridge Library's annual meeting will feature remarks by a delegation of representatives from the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation who will share their perspectives on the Stockbridge Indian Town history and discuss the legacy of Mohican veterans.

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.”
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