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President Biden to drop out of presidential race – updated with statements from Governor Healey, Congressman Neal

President Biden had been previously under pressure by members of the Democratic party to drop out.

Bits & Bytes: Holiday Shop, Sip & Stroll; ‘Sense & Sensibility’ at Shake & Co.; ‘Unborn Sun’ at Berkshire Botanical Garden; Tony Trischka at...

New York City-based John Gordon Gauld holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors from the Rhode Island School of Design and is a recent recipient of the Martha Boschen Porter Grant from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

Bits & Bytes: Fall Festival of Shakespeare; Tolkien literary workshop; tobacco treatment open house

During the forum, Hammond will reveal how, as an enthusiastic reader of J.R.R. Tolkien, he came to be a leading expert on the author, decided on his profession and found love in the bargain.

‘Coriolanus’ Workshops open this week at Shakespeare & Company

Coriolanus is a personally rigid war hero, whose mother, Volumnia, seems to have spent most of her waking hours since his birth pushing him to greater and greater heights -- no matter how dangerous they are.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Beyond the Veil’ at the Mahaiwe; Kimball Farms art exhibit; ‘New Illuminations’ with Suzi Banks Baum; Sauerkraut Seth at Roe Jan...

Inspired by the exclusion of Du Bois from the region’s cultural history, 'Beyond the Veil' examines racism in the higher echelons of society and ponders what would happen if the racial veil were lifted and two iconoclasts could see each other clearly.

Fall Festival of Shakespeare celebrates 30 years

Students have the opportunity to develop skills in stage combat, performance aesthetics, dance, technical theater, costuming, stage management, marketing and publicity during the Fall Festival experience.

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Love’s Labor’s Lost’ a hilarious romp by a young company

The young company takes immense pleasure out of teasing the audience, testing one another's mettle and using slapstick techniques with ardor.

Bits & Bytes: Botanical Garden art show; ‘Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley;’ ‘Real People, Real Stories;’ Pajama Night at Lenox Library; Olga Dunn Dance...

At the Lenox Library pajama night stories will be read by Lenox Board of Selectmen Chairman David Roche, Lenox Public Schools superintendent Timothy Lee, the Bookstore proprietor Matt Tannenbaum, Lenox Community Center youth services coordinator Michelle Messana and Lenox Library youth librarian Katie Wallick.

Bits & Bytes: 37 Interlaken open house; Beatles music concert; ‘King David in Words and Music;’ ‘The Droll’ staged reading; patient safety talk

Organized by Boston University music professor Dr. Jeremy Yudkin, the Beatles music concert will feature musicians from the Berkshires and beyond recreating all the songs on the album 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.'

Bits & Bytes: Finn Wittrock in ‘Hamlet;’ Pittsfield CityJazz Festival; Berkshire Coaching Weekend; Plein Air event at Olana; college fair at BCC; rain garden...

Most recently Finn Wittrock, who grew up in Shakespeare & Company, was seen in the Oscar-nominated film “The Big Short” opposite Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale and Steve Carell.

PROFILE: Lenox-born actor Finn Wittrock builds a stellar career

Of the Berkshires, Finn Wittrock acknowledges that he "was in a community that cared about artistic expression, and Shakespeare & Company was the springboard for my career."

PREVIEW: ‘Ugly Lies the Bone,’ intriguing tragicomedy at Shakespeare & Company

This is a new, exciting work by a young woman who sweeps away easy answers, rejects clichés, and challenges the audience.
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