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 […]
As a playwright, becoming a household name for play is a notable feat. Neil Simon had 30 plays open on Broadway, including five musicals, and had 18 of his plays adapted for film or television. The Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright has also been nominated for Oscars, Tonys and Academy Awards. And this Saturday, Nov. 9, The […]
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 […]
Forget countdowns to Christmas. Once the first day of fall arrives it is a countdown to the last day of October, when we celebrate all the fun and spooky horror that is Halloween. For centuries we have gathered together for all Hallows’ Eve. Its origins date back to the Celtic tradition of Samhain, a celebration […]
Come dressed as your favorite HP character or Halloween costume! There will be many age appropriate activities to choose from. Register for a Quidditch Match for ages 9-12 and 13+ (weather-permitting.) For ages 0 – 6 there will a dragon egg hunt. Ages 7+ can join the Horcrux Scavenger Hunt. There will be indoor & […]
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 ...
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 […]
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,” […]
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 ...
[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 […]
(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. ...
Last chance this year: Free artist guided tour Sunday, October 13 at 1:30 p.m. New exhibition of 30 large outdoor sculptures by nationally recognized artists, including acclaimed artists Albert Paley, William Carlson, Rickey Bernstein and Dove Bradshaw.