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 […]
Following the success of the first concert of the West Stockbridge Historical Society Jazz Series, the second concert will feature jazz guitarist, composer, and arranger Peter Hand’s trio featuring bassist Harvie S and drummer Steve Johns. Peter Hand leads his own combos and big band in New York and New England and has worked with […]
By Emily Thurlow For 12 years, Berkshire Playwrights Lab has offered established writers, as well as emerging ones, a creative environment to develop their work. And though this year’s season has wrapped, the nonprofit has begun fundraising to continue seeing its mission through for its 13th season. Founded in 2007 by Joe Cacaci, Jim Frangione, […]
What started out in 1982 at a Western Massachusetts elderly housing project to joyfully pass the time instead of passing before your time has developed into the stereotype-defying, generation-crossing musical extravaganza better known as the Young@Heart Chorus. From The New York Times to TIME, The Ellen Show to The Daily Show and stars of the hit […]
Hancock Shaker Village will offer free admission to all visitors on Friday, August 9 as part of the Highland Street Foundation’s “Free Fun Fridays” program. The Village is open 10 am–5 pm. All twenty historic buildings are open, and several talks and demonstrations are offered daily. There are also two exhibitions currently on view: Borrowed […]
GREAT BARRINGTON—The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present a diverse array of live performances in August, including appearances by The Fab Faux, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Natalie Merchant, David Sedaris, John Mulaney, and Savion Glover. “August is full of fabulous music, hilarious humor, and tremendous tap dancing here in downtown Great Barrington,” said ...
LENOX- DeVries Fine Art International announced a celebration for sculptor Andrew DeVries’ 40th career anniversary with a reception on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 2 to 5 p.m., held at the DeVries Fine Art International Gallery, located at 62 Church St. The gallery features original bronze sculptures, pastel paintings and watercolors by the artist. New for […]
Subaru of America Inc. today announced pricing on the 2020 Subaru Ascent, which arrives at retailers this summer. The Ascent delivers a spacious interior, comfortable and flexible seating options and a host of safety, driver assist and in-vehicle technologies. The starting price for the 3-row SUV remains the same as last year at $31,995. The […]