STOCKBRIDGE-Berkshire Lyric presents its chamber choir, Ubi Caritas, in a series of choral concerts to raise money for Berkshire County food pantries on Sunday, Aug. 4. The three concerts will take place over the course of the same afternoon starting with a 1 p.m. concert at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Elm Street in Stockbridge, […]
By Emily Thurlow SHEFFIELD — In less than a single day, eight students hailing from both shores of the U.S. wrote and performed a song together. The high school and college students, aging in range from 15 to 20, met on July 7 at Berkshire School as part of Music in Common’s only audition-based program, […]
By Emily Thurlow RICHMOND — A winery that traded its urban setting for a more rural one has finally settled into its new space in Richmond. Founded in 2011, Balderdash Cellars is a winery that first called the basement of a Pittsfield-based bakery its home. But even prior to establishing Balderdash as a formal business, […]
Jessica Garb is a fashion designer. Judy Bates is a screen printing artist. Together, the local artisans have found their happy place in the Berkshires — specifically, Great Barrington. Garb and Bates first began working together one year ago at a collaborative space in Great Barrington with other artists. There, Garb sold her Jess’ Garb […]
GREAT BARRINGTON — Clinton Church Restoration, Inc. is one of 22 sites and organizations dedicated to preserving African-American history to receive grant support from National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund (Action Fund). The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund is a multi-year initiative led by the ...
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 ...
STOCKBRIDGE-Berkshire Botanical Garden’s 49th annual Grow Show, a judged event showcasing the summer harvest and floral design, is scheduled for Aug. 10 to 11 at the garden, located at 5 West Stockbridge Road. New this year is a digital photography show, children’s edible arrangement workshop, and a men’s floral design competition, “Game of Flowers.” The […]
GREAT BARRINGTON– After conducting an 8-month-long, nationwide search for a new General Manager, the Board of Directors of Berkshire Food Co-op welcomes Troy Bond to helm the newly expanded cooperative grocery store. “We are thrilled to welcome Troy to the Berkshires to lead our Co-op as we grow into our new store. He brings not […]
GREAT BARRINGTON—Comedian John Mulaney will headline the 2019 Mahaiwe Gala on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. in a festive evening to benefit the performing arts center’s year-round programs and to honor Maggie Buchwald for her Mahaiwe board leadership and lifelong commitment to the arts. Writer and comedian John Mulaney recently toured the U.S. with […]
Despite the rising temperatures throughout the region, a cold front is gliding into town this month. This cold spell is slated to take form as an isolated force sweeping in by way of Kittery, Maine to Jacob’s Pillow in Becket on Wednesday, July 17. For the first time in the history of the Berkshires-based venue, […]
By Abigail Miglorie WEST STOCKBRIDGE — A new venue in town is bringing together emerging artists. Amy Brentano, of Richmond, purchased the former Diana Felber Art Gallery and attached sculpture studio on 2 Harris St. earlier this year for $535,000. Now renamed to “The Foundry,” Brentano plans to take the 3,600 square-foot space to bring […]
GREAT BARRINGTON – Tractor Supply Company will celebrate its grand opening in Great Barrington with a community celebration and fun for the whole family featuring giveaways and special events. As part of the family-friendly celebration from Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21, Tractor Supply customers will receive a 10 percent discount on all purchases […]