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LENOX — What would you do with the 76-year-old leather tiles from the living room floor of famed abstract artists George L.K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen?When the question was posed to artist Michael King by Kinney and Linda Frelinghuysen, … more
LENOX — Finding the right person to install your new tile floor can be difficult. Finding the right person to install your new leather floor is near impossible. It was just one of the challenges faced by T. Kinney Frelinghuysen, director of … more
PITTSFIELD — Far beyond the right centerfield wall at Wahconah Park, past the flagpole and scoreboard and trees overlooking the field, five people were huddled around a series of wooden crates in the Pittsfield Cemetery. The cases were stocked … more
BECKET — On a recent Sunday, dancers Sara Mearns, Sebastien Ramirez and Honji Wang were all showing signs of exhaustion as they sat around a white folding table in Doris Duke Theatre. more
Pry open a time capsule and you expect to find a little dust. But maybe not when there's been a whole lotta shakin' goin' on. more
LENOX — Kate and John Derwent are newly married and in love, and she is warmly close to his 13-year-old daughter. After the early death of his first wife, they have slowly rebuilt a family. And their trust is about to face a radical test. more
NORTH ADAMS — The six artists showcased in Building 6 represent the exploration and cross-pollination that has been at the heart of Mass MoCA’s mission since it opened 18 years ago. … more
Though we read all the time about obesity and diabetes, and lots of us would love to lose a little weight or eat more healthy foods, sometimes it takes a little nudge to shift intention into action. About five years ago, my husband and I found … more
NORTH ADAMS — The first hint of what was possible for the old Sprague Electric complex appeared on the front page of the North Adams Transcript on Feb. 12, 1987. It was a simple black-and-white drawing from the perspective of the farthest end of the courtyard of Building 6 looking back at the clock tower. It showed a neat, clean space, with a few people milling around, with well-manicured trees growing near the buildings. Not many details about what would happen there. more
NORTH ADAMS — Located at the convergence point of the north and south branches of the Hoosic River, activity on the 16-acre site of Mass MoCA has long mirrored the economic development of the last 200 years. Prior to the Revolutionary War, the site was home to a grist mill and a saw mill. Under the ownership of Jeremiah Colegrove, the site included an oil mill, a clothing works and a carding house. The first cotton mill, the Windsor Print Works, was located on Marshall Street in 1813. Also calling the site home were wagon- and sleigh-makers; the headquarters for the Johnson Grays, a Civil War unit out of North Adams; and the North Adams Ironworks, which later forged armor plates for the Civil War ship, the Monitor. more
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