Sheffield gallery displays O’Neil’s abstraction work

SHEFFIELD — Contemporary artist Charles Thomas O’Neil, who has studios in Stockbridge, and Fishers Island, New York, will be featured as a visiting artist in a solo show at Berkshire School Nov. 1 through Dec. 21. “The Warren Family Gallery is showcasing the paintings of Charles Thomas O’Neil. His abstractions are both intellectually sophisticated and […]

Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church restoration begins in earnest

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GREAT BARRINGTON — The legacy of the town’s African-American community is one step closer to being preserved and honored. Construction began at the former Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church site at 9 Elm Court in Great Barrington on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 23. The work began with a kickoff event at the property, featuring several speakers as […]

NOV. 18 – 25: OPENS DROP-OFF SITES FOR INTERNATIONAL CHRISTMAS PROJECT

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NOV. 18 – 25: OPENS DROP-OFF SITES FOR INTERNATIONAL CHRISTMAS PROJECT Local Families Make Global Impact Through Operation Christmas Child Great Barrington, Mass., Oct. 17, 2019—This month, sites in the Great Barrington area will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National ...

Rare Opportunity to Attend Benefit Lecture at Osceola House in Lenox with Local Historian Cornelia Brooke Gilder an Local Craftsman Steve Baum This Saturday, Oct. 19 at 3:30 pm

October was always “peak season” at Lenox’s Osceola House for others, but original owners Edward and Sarah Livingston would be at their French country house “Villa Clermont” in the Pyrenees, conditioning their horses for the fox-hunting season. This is just some of the fascinating knowledge that historian Cornelia Brooke Gilder and local craftsman Steve Baum […]

Genre-Defying Percussion and Multimedia Ensemble Tigue to Perform at Simon’s Rock

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GREAT BARRINGTON, MA—A trio of innovative percussionists who call themselves “Tigue” will present a unique and cutting-edge performance as part the South Berkshire Concert Series on Saturday, October 19, at 8 pm in the McConnell Theater of the Daniel Arts Center on the campus of Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Their program, entitled “Breathing Castle,” […]

Distinguished Lecture Series at the Lenox Library

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The Distinguished Lecture Series at the Lenox Library continues on October 20th, when Peter Filkins will present H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds. Peter Filkins is an award-winning poet and translator. His authorized biography H.G. Adler: A Life in Many Worlds appeared in 2019 from Oxford University Press, and he has translate d three novels by ...

Downtown Pittsfield Trick or Treat on October 17th to Feature 36 Locations!

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[PITTSFIELD, MA] Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. and 36 downtown businesses are hosting a Trick or Treat in downtown Pittsfield on Thursday, October 17 from 5 to 7 pm. Children of all ages are invited to visit downtown businesses in their Halloween costumes to score candy and treats during the free, two-hour special event. An orange “Heart […]

Shakespeare & Company’s Fall Festival Common Classes Begin

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(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company’s acclaimed Fall Festival of Shakespeare is back,bringing together over 500 middle and high school students to explore Shakespeare, creativity, and teamwork. Ten schools are represented in this year’s Festival, coming from the Berkshires, Pioneer Valley, and eastern New York State. ...