Escher String Quartet performs at Mahaiwe

Escher String Quartet performs at Mahaiwe

GREAT BARRINGTON — Acclaimed for musical insights and rare tonal beauty, the Escher String Quartet has toured extensively throughout the U.S., Europe, Australia and Asia and will be stopping at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center on May 18 at 6 p.m. For this program, they bring a special sheen to Mozart’s powerfully compelling String Quartet […]

Town Hall shares ‘Moving Portraits’

Town Hall shares ‘Moving Portraits’

Members of the community took over the Great Barrington Town Hall on April 26 — well, their portraits anyway. People all over the Berkshires were showcased in their element on the building’s walls, ceilings and doors. The video installations were part of a gallery-style exhibition called, “Moving Portraits.” The slow-motion video exhibit was presented by […]

CTSB won’t cut the cord, just yet

CTSB won’t cut the cord, just yet

CTSB station manager Leo Mahoney has seen it all. It’s been 17 years since he joined the Lee-based nonprofit television newsroom at Community Television for the Southern Berkshires, and 17 years since he has watched cable expand to clear pictures, meshing with the currents of technology. CTSB which airs regular coverage of education and governmental […]

Navigating through the cannabis craze

Navigating through the cannabis craze

Medical marijuana is legal in more than 30 states. Adult-use recreational marijuana is legal in 10 states. In the Commonwealth, a number of new marijuana enterprises are opening their doors each month. With the proliferation of marijuana enterprises in Massachusetts, one licensed mental health counselor has assessed that more and more teenagers perceive marijuana to […]

It’s Now or Never

It’s Now or Never

Abby Schroeder is a crusader. She was the top COO of A. Schroeder International LLC, created in 1960, that is known for innovative publishing practices and record production. But her career in the recording industry didn’t come easy. She worked hard for her accomplishments, to make her name known, and to catch the attention of […]