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Kripalu chef tests his chops on TV show

Stockbridge retreat Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health was in the national spotlight when its Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith went head-to-head against...

‘What if Scrooge were a woman?’

Charles Dickens is arguably one of the most notable novelists to rise from the Victorian Era. Now more than a century later, his works...

Berkshire Waldorf High School teacher explores the spectrum of grief in new book

Without their knowing, a handful of 19th century poets and authors have provided comfort to Beth Robbins. In fact, several Romantics and the Transcendentalists...

Celebrating Neil Simon’s comedy

As a playwright, becoming a household name for play is a notable feat. Neil Simon had 30 plays open on Broadway, including five musicals,...

Students use their talents to paint the town

Talented young artists from local middle and high schools once again took part in a half-century old tradition of creating large works of art...

Weaving a lifetime of artistry

JoAnn Kelly Catsos’ basketmaking has taken her around the world and to every corner of the country. But at home, in her studio in...

Berkshire Botanical Garden hosts festival that patrons really dig

STOCKBRIDGE — This weekend, a 20-acre garden will be transformed into a festival with more than 100 food and craft vendors celebrating the autumnal...

Hanzi Wang takes the accordion into the stratosophere in classical music

GREAT BARRINGTON — Accordions have long been associated with the hop-step-close-step dance patterns of folk and polka music, but a Chinese musician sees much...

Turning the page on the past

A Great Barrington artist is carving out space for Armenian women to contribute and evolve the practice of bookmaking. Suzi Banks Baum first travelled...

Berkshire South to Hold Berkshire Sings! Fall Fundraiser Concert

GREAT BARRINGTON –  Laura Zanini grew up with choral singing. “In Italy and especially in the north where I am from, informal or formal...

Challenging the stereotypes of Alzheimer’s

Joan Cohen had aspirations of being a writer since she was in high school. But after entering Cornell University as an English student, she was...

New Marlborough artists on exhibit

The perspectives of seven artists from New Marlborough have been crafted together into an invitational mixed media show that’s currently on display. Dozens flocked...

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