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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: PCB dump site tour; Mum Bett lecture; juried photo show; Vetiver at Club Helsinki Hudson; Showing Up for Racial Justice; Great...

Rose will discuss the life of the Berkshires' Mum Bett -- who later changed her name to Elizabeth Freeman -- the first black enslaved person to gain her freedom in a court of law based on the principle of general equality.

Bits & Bytes: Mahaiwe programs; Lenox logo contest; Salim Abu Jabal at Williams; Mocktoberfest at BCD; Outspoken poetry festival; Eclipse Mill book launch; pipeline...

There are rumors that the long-anticipated energy omnibus bill could contain language supporting the pipeline tax that would subsidize new gas pipelines through a charge added to the monthly bills of electric ratepayers.

The Berkshire Edge partners with OLLI to offer Voices from The Berkshire Edge

The Berkshire Edge is partnering with OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College, to bring the Edge beyond your screen and out into the classroom.

Bits & Bytes: WordXWord’s Rockwell Project; OLLI classes to begin; Dan Barry at Williams; balance workshop in Pittsfield

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College (OLLI) will offer over a dozen courses this winter in Pittsfield, Lenox, and Great Barrington.

Bits & Bytes: Mahaiwe holiday programs; OLLI open house; new Simon’s Rock provost; Upstreet Holiday Festival; Berkshire Grown farmers’ markets

Bard College President Leon Botstein has announced the appointment of Dr. Ian Bickford, Simon's Rock ‘95, as provost of Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Bickford will begin his term in January, succeeding Dr. Peter Laipson.

Bits & Bytes: Berktoberfest; online auction preview; OLLI talk on fengshui forests; Izzy Heltai CD release

Eighth annual Berktoberfest Pittsfield -- Brewers from near and far will open their taps from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 3 at the 8th...

Bits & Bytes: Cornelia Gilder on historic estates; Berkshire Montessori 10th anniversary; ‘The Punk Singer’ opens film series

"The Punk Singer," a 2013 documentary, follows feminist activist, punk zine writer, and lead singer of punk bands Bikini Kill and Le Tigre Kathleen Hanna.

Bits & Bytes: Les Amies at Music & More; new girls theatre ensemble; Hotel on North earns honors; Williams College planetarium schedule; ‘Art &...

The Hotel on North has been called a game-changer for downtown Pittsfield because of its potential as a catalyst for further development on North Street.

Bits & Bytes: Joe Crookston at the Guthrie Center; EMV chip card talk; OLLI fall courses & open house; BeauSoleil at Club Helsinki Hudson;...

OLLI fall class highlights include “Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre,” and “Famous Trials That Helped Shape America and Her Institutions” ... OLLI courses are non-credit and there are no grades, no tests, and no prior experience required.

Bits & Bytes: Drum Pow Wow; ‘Icebergs in August’; Stefan Asbury at OLLI; ‘Red Velvet’ opens; rural museum tours

Stefan Asbury has served on the faculty of the Tanglewood Music Center and currently holds the Sana H. Sabbagh master teacher chair on the Conducting Faculty which he has held since 2005.

Rudolph Lloyd Hoeltzel, 80

If life is a journey, he made the most of it, embracing it wholeheartedly with a tireless quest for knowledge, and a great love of the arts, literature and above all nature. He spent some of his happiest times transforming the landscape around his home and hiking, either the Appalachian Trail, of which he completed over 2,000 miles, or with the local Monday Mountain Boys.
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