Thursday, July 25, 2024

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Tag: Rome

BITS & BYTES: Julie Wosk at Berkshire Museum; Camilo Cárdena at Center for Peace through Culture; Bobby Previte at Hudson Hall; ‘Poor Herman’ at...

Berkshire Museum presents a talk on images of female astronauts and aviators, as well as space-age females in movies, fashion, and television.

July 9th Somebody’s Birthday        

Maybe you have some wise words to weave into a toast that would make the rest of us feel celebratory or at least  better about our world in general.

Business Briefs: Covestro sells sheets outlet; tax credit allocation for CDCSB; Austen Riggs CEO joins NAMI board of directors; support for Mahaiwe from Feigenbaum...

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center has received support from the Feigenbaum Foundation and Berkshire Bank to fund its 2018 season, youth programs and capital projects.

PREVIEW: ‘Cymbeline’ at Shakespeare & Company, a play for our time

Why was a play so highly prized in previous centuries so neglected recently? And why had Shakespeare & Company decided to do it now?

Merritt Rowley, 99, of Lee, formerly of Housatonic

He enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1942, served as a military policeman in Italy, and was awarded the European African Middle Eastern Service Medal.

Connections: Shades of porn, shades of pleasure, shades of abuse

Porn has always been with us but it was not always condemned. In Greece and Rome ... sexual behavior was considered a normal part of everyday life. The art simply depicted daily life without any concept of obscenity.

‘Working on a Special Day’: A tour de force

This is theatrical art at its most unique. It is also moving, an emotional firecracker of a play with every element a first-time experience.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.