Wednesday, July 17, 2024

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Tag: Shakers

REVIEW: Energy to spare — The TMC Orchestra and Shostakovich Fill the Shed with Sound and Drama

Despite its year-to-year changing membership, this orchestra is reliably distinguished by energy, enthusiasm, and responsiveness, along with technical polish and precision.

Two historic buildings destroyed and one home heavily damaged in Mount Washington fire

The two historic structures were owned by the state Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Music, art, and dance coming to Hancock Shaker Village

Shaker life may have been unadorned, but it was far from grim; their beliefs found expression in song no less than in exacting craftsmanship.

Sustainable Berkshires: Learning to love the land at Abode of the Message

Berkshire Grown has given our local farms someone to rely on for help when it seems as though community support has waned.

CONNECTIONS: Unsolved case of the missing bank president

The only clothes missing were those he was wearing. Apparently, he went out for a walk before retiring to bed and never returned.

A message of thanks on behalf of youth and history

In his letter to the editor Will Conklin writes: “Greenagers has worked since 2009 to engage teens and young adults in meaningful work in environmental conservation, sustainable farming, and natural resource management.”

CONNECTIONS: Dangerous liaison with a Shaker elder

Perhaps it was twenty-twenty hindsight, but the entire Shaker community remembered that Offord could not take his eyes off Mabel Franklin; he was bewitched.

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.