The presentation will explain some of the factors behind the 30% drop in bird numbers since 1970, the prognosis for birds in the face of future climate change, and the things that can be done to help birds cope with the challenges they face.
Loch K. Johnson is one of the nation’s leading experts on intelligence and has served on the staffs of the U.S. Senate and House intelligence committees as well as on the Aspin-Brown Presidential Intelligence Commission.
WAM Theatre appoints of two new board members Lenox — WAM Theatre has announced the appointment of new board members Erica Barreto and Toni Buckley. Barreto is an alumna of the 2019 Creative Community Fellows program through National Arts Strategies, an advisor to the multicultural alliance program at Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School,
Described as “’Shark Tank’ without the teeth,” EforAll’s friendly, free event features a business showcase followed by pitches from six pre-selected contestants and two more who are added the night of the event.
A report from the Eos Foundation examining gender equality in Massachusetts colleges and universities has identified Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts as the top four-year public institution among only 40% of schools to achieve gender equality.
As detailed in his memoir, Tim Parrish will discuss his racist upbringing at home and in his church in Louisiana during the 1960s, his involvement in racist violence during high-school desegregation in the 1970s, his ongoing recovery from racism, and the current state of racism in the United States.
Special guests the Urban Choral Arts Society from Baltimore, Maryland, will make a return appearance at the Cantilena Chamber Choir concert, and Martin Luther King Jr. will be remembered in poems and speeches.
For the first time since the program’s inception, a medical marijuana dispensary, Still River Wellness, will open in nearby Torrington, providing more access for residents interested in becoming patients.
The program will also honor Du Bois biographer David Levering Lewis, who will receive the town’s first W. E. B. Du Bois Legacy Award honoring recipients for “embodying and preserving W. E. B. Du Bois’ legacy as a scholar and activist for freedom.”
In Interfaith Celebration program will begin with a service opened by Rev. Cara Davis and officiated by Wray Gunn of the Legacy Festival and Clinton Church Restoration with a performance by Olga Dunn School of Dance and songs from local congregations.
For decades, Robert Bullard has been a leading voice against environmental racism—the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards on people of color—including the Flint water crisis and hurricane recovery in Houston and Puerto Rico.
The Mindfulness Based-Eating Awareness Training program uses mindfulness meditation, eating exercises, instruction and self-reflection to cultivate awareness and help repair the relationship an individual has with food.
Bard College physics professor Matthew Deady’s talk will provide a historical survey of quantum mechanics leading up to current experiments and theories that weigh on the questions that beset Einstein, Bohr and others.
Sandra Steingraber’s 1997 book “Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment” changed the way many people think about toxic chemicals and their connections to cancer.