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STOCKBRIDGE — Laurie Norton Moffatt, the director and CEO of the Norman Rockwell Museum, recently celebrated 40 years with the institution. Moffatt's association with the museum began in 1977, when she started as a summer intern while … more
PITTSFIELD — Joe Calarco, who is directing the musical "Ragtime" at Barrington Stage Company — which officially opens Saturday evening after a series of previews that began Wednesday — says he is "drawn to intimate and inspiring … more
BECKET — For its director, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival is more than a place to watch performers, world-renowned and upstart alike. "We want people to know this is a place to linger," said Pamela Tatge, who in April marked a year on … more
STOCKBRIDGE — Illustrator James Warhola got his start somewhat following in the footsteps of his Uncle Andy — who dropped the 'a' in their Slovakian family name when he moved to New York and became one of the most important artists of … more
WILLIAMSTOWN — Two prints tell a story just by being placed next to one another. The one on the right is a drypoint etching Pablo Picasso made of his first wife, the dancer Olga Khokhlova, wearing a fur and turning a knowing, dignified face to … more
Why would a New York millionaire in the 1880s turn to an acclaimed British painter to design the interior of a music room in Greco-Pompeian style for his newly-built mansion at 68th Street and Madison Avenue? There were plenty of local firms … more
In 1891, Henry Gurdon Marquand was proclaimed "the greatest collector in America" by Alfred Trumble, editor of The Collector magazine, "because he collects not for himself alone, but for a whole people and for all the world." Indeed, Marquand, a New … more
SEATTLE — The private studio of glass artist Dale Chihuly reflects his long obsession with collecting. Sheets of stamps cover one table; pocket knives are marshaled on another. Carnival-prize figurines from the first half of the 20th century … more
When asked about the many supporting roles that have been a trademark of his movie career in recent years, Christopher Plummer, begins his reply by politely shifting the phrasing from "supporting" to "character." It's a proper distinction. On stage … more
TYRINGHAM — For Lorenzo Pisoni, his family's home in Tyringham has always been a welcome escape. more
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