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Sophisticated contemporary Berkshires compound

Selina Lamb of BIRCH Properties offers the pinnacle of Berkshires living with privacy, tranquility and modern comfort in an ideal location.

Bits & Bytes: Shire City Sessions; Stanton Home 30th anniversary; Marko Remec at Chesterwood; ‘Ugly Lies the Bone’ talkback; Behold! New Lebanon July 23...

Stanton Home has been providing care for people with special needs since 1986 and invites the public to tour its grounds, weavery and organic gardens, as well as to meet residents, staff and international volunteers.

THEATRE REVIEW: Superb, reimagined ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Shake & Co.

Not your usual rendition of the play, this edition allows for imagination and nuanced creations and provides for the romantic nature of the play over the concept of prejudice and hatred that so often colors the work.

Anna Abrahams, Monument freshman, wins statewide language competition

“I was thrilled when I was given the opportunity in 7th grade to start learning a foreign language. But I do wish I would have been given that opportunity sooner.” -- Anna Abrahams

PREVIEW: At Shakespeare & Co. ‘The Taming’ is funny and brave

This year, in the midst of one of the most surprising and disturbing presidential election seasons ever recorded, Lauren Gunderson’s “The Taming” is a brilliant Red State/Blue State romp.

THEATRE: A short look at the Berkshire’s summer 2016 season

The big patterns here are outlying theaters putting on shows already seen in the Berkshires and a slew of inventive and new plays and musicals making our stages into their try-out venues.

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘An Iliad’ — chilling reminder of humanity’s affection for war

The history of war on this planet and shows us that the human race has never existed for long without war.

Bits & Bytes: Deb Koffman book launch; Shake & Co. Common Classes; Camphill chamber concert; Williams alum earns physics award; Humane Society grant

"Common Classes at the Fall Festival of Shakespeare are a beautiful example of what education might one day become -- nurturing creativity and developing cooperation." -- Kevin Coleman, Director of Education at Shakespeare and Company

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Babylon Revisited,’ a compelling, innovative blend of theatre, film

This is a most memorable theatrical event, certainly the most curious of the season and should not be missed.

Bits & Bytes: Oldtone Roots Music Festival; college fair at BCC; business email fraud seminar; ‘Richard III’ benefit at Shakespeare & Co.; Martin Gilbert...

The special staged reading of Shakespeare's great historical tragedy “Richard III” is to benefit the Shakespeare & Company's performance, training, and education programs.

Ark Theatre premiers ‘Babylon Revisited’ at Shakespeare & Co.: Cutting-edge blend of film, live theatre

The effects are amazing, but all of them ring true. The story and the language soar and go deep. They remain F. Scott Fitzgerald’s.

REVIEW: ‘Mother of the Maid’: Joan of Arc as the modern woman

Tina Packer is moving in the role of Joan of Arc's mother, Isabelle, a role for which she was seemingly destined. There is an honesty in her acting. Her performance in this play is nothing short of brilliant.

REVIEW: ‘Unexpected Man’ at Shakespeare & Co.: A tapestry of multiple relationships

This is an intellectual exercise disguised as a play. The two speak incessantly in almost exclusively internal monologues. Yasmina Reza is a very interesting writer and here she has the help of two very talented actors to bring life to her characters.

Bits & Bytes: The Gather-In; Riotous Youth at Shakespeare & Co.; Music at the Mansion; Book donation call in Spencertown

At the heart of the Festival of Books is a giant book sale featuring more than 10,000 used books. There’s a special Kid’s Corner for young readers and a media rack full of CDs and audiobooks.

Bits & Bytes: Chesterfest concerts; Cavett hosts Broadway in the Berkshires; Preschool nature program; ‘Escape Artist’ exhibition; “Master Thieves’ at Ventfort Hall

Broadway in the Berkshires, hosted by Dick Cavett, features Broadway’s brightest stars in a dazzling affair which includes a delicious walk-around dinner reception, a live auction, and an exclusive VIP after-party with the artists. Proceeds will benefit Shakespeare & Company's education and training programs.

Bits & Bytes: Noche Flamenca at the Mahaiwe; Henry V at Shakespeare & Company; Yoga on the beach; Chesterwood panel discussion

Noche Flamenca was founded in 1993 by artistic director Martin Santangelo and his Bessie award-winning wife, Soledad Barrio, and is recognized today as one of the world’s leading flamenco touring companies.

Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Playwrights Lab gala; Laura Didyk, Phoebe Berkel exhibit

Berkshire Playwrights Lab is the region’s only theater exclusively dedicated to the development of new plays.

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