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Berkshire Playwrights Lab fundraises to continue elevating new voices, talent

GREAT BARRINGTON — For 12 years, Berkshire Playwrights Lab has offered established writers, as well as emerging ones, a creative environment to develop their...

Marble-ous merchandise

SHEFFIELD — Susan Schneider is throwin’ shade. Lampshade, that is. For more than 25 years, the Manhattan native has been creating custom lampshades. The...

Going from trash to très chic

Deborah Carter has an endless supply of materials that she uses to create her fashion line, Smooth Stone Clothing. Sometimes she uses linens...

Exalting the community through art

Jessica Garb is a fashion designer. Judy Bates is a screen printing artist. Together, the local artisans have found their happy place in the...

Bridging art and athletics

Despite the rising temperatures throughout the region, a cold front is gliding into town this month. This cold spell is slated to take form...

Exploring the arts through music: Tanglewood’s new Linde Center for Music and Learning aims to create an immersive experience

Tanglewood, a place for community and artistic engagement, is deepening its roots. The musical resource and venue has curated generations of music with a focus...

Tradition, culture take center stage in Sheffield

SHEFFIELD — Swedish folk band Jaerv has shared its music in Japan, Scotland, Ireland, Japan and Spain. And on Thursday, June 27, the band...

Painting a picture of clarity: Norman Rockwell’s granddaughter shares research on the man she called ‘Pop’

Learning about family history and upbringing is often seen as a personal rite of passage along the road to self discovery and identity. But...

Artists exhibit timelessness of the Gilded Age at The Mount

In preserving the legacy of The Mount and author Edith Wharton, artists and curators utilize the grounds as a modern cultural center, said Michelle...

BIFF toasts to another year

GREAT BARRINGTON — A sea of lanyards swung through the crowded sidewalks as the downtown was transformed into a festival showcasing film over the...

Festival elevates the status of a spring crop with deep roots

LENOX — For many New Englanders, rhubarb is often considered synonymous with springtime. When the stalky plant reaches the surface and unfurls its substantial...

Rhythms of the rainforest: Amazonian healers share stories from their homeland through movement, song

Siã Damião and Busê Cosmo de Araujo Braz Kaxinawá live a long way away from Berkshire County. In fact, their trek to the commonwealth took...

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